What's open and closed at the City of Montréal over the Canada Day holiday

    MONTREAL, June 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Several Montréal municipal facilities
will be open over the holiday period, while others will be operating on
reduced schedules or closed on July 1.
    Most municipal offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2009,
including borough and Accès-Montréal offices as well as local service points.
Citizens also may consult borough and central city Web sites at

    Garbage and recycling collections

    As collection days and times vary by borough, citizens are asked to
consult weekly community newspapers or contact local service offices.

    Sports and cultural facilities

    Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural centres
also follow varied schedules set by their respective boroughs. Citizens are
asked to contact personnel at these facilities to check on days and times of
operation or call 311.

    Science facilities

    The Biodôme (4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin) will be open from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000.

    The Montréal Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open from 9:30
a.m. to 5 p.m. You may consult the Web site at www.planetarium.montreal.qc.ca.
Information: 514 872-4530.

    The Montréal Botanical Garden and Insectarium (4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
and 4581, rue Sherbrooke Est) will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information:
514 872-1400.

    Information is also available on the city Web site and at
www.ville.montreal.qc.ca or www.museumsnature.ca.

    Other facilities

    The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford), as well as service
points and the counter at 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, will be closed on
Wednesday, July 1. Information: 514 872-2964.

    Public markets will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514

    Marché Bonsecours (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open from 10 a.m. to
9 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.

    Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, will be
open. Information: 514 872-9150.

    The Claude-Robillard sports complex is closed. Information: 514 872-6900.


    Ecocentre Acadie (1200, boulevard Henri-Bourassa Ouest) will be open from
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1376.

    Ecocentre de la Côte-des-Neiges (6925, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges) will
be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3517.

    Ecocentre Eadie (1868, rue Cabot) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Information: 514 872-8359.

    Ecocentre Petite-Patrie will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information:
514 872-7706.

    Ecocentre de Rivière-des-Prairies (11400, rue Léopold-Christin) will be
open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-4277.

    Ecocentre de Saint-Michel (2475, rue des Regrattiers) will be open from
8a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3267.

    (*) Please note that écocentres will not admit new clients after 5:45p.m.


    Please note that meters will operate at all times on the holiday and that
motorists also must obey no-parking signs.

For further information:

For further information: Relations avec les médias, (514) 872-4946

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