What's open and closed in Montréal on labour day

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Several Montréal municipal facilities will be open on Labour Day, while others will be operating on specific schedules or closed.

Most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016, including borough and Accès Montréal offices as well as local points of service.

Pickup services

The various pickups (household garbage, bulky items, recyclables, food waste, green waste and dry leaves) will be held according to regular schedules in all the boroughs, except for the bulky item pickup which is cancelled in the Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough.


All ecocentres will follow the regular summer schedule and will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information please visit the Environment section on the city's website at www.ville.montreal.qc.ca.

The municipal yards in the L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève and Verdun boroughs will be closed.

Sports and cultural facilities

Arenas, swimming pools, sports and recreation centres, libraries as well as cultural centre schedules will vary according to boroughs. Residents are asked to contact personnel at these facilities to check on days and times of operation.

The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard and the outdoor tennis courts will be closed on Monday, September 5. Information: 514 872-6900.

Space for Life

The Insectarium and Botanical Garden will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Biodôme will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information: espacepourlavie.ca or 514 872-1400.

Other facilities

The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford), and the points of service will be closed.

The public markets will be open. Information: 514 937-7754.

The Bonsecours Market (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.

The Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150.


Parking pay stations and meters stay operational on Labour Day, and motorists must obey parking signs.

For more information visit the city's website at www.ville.montreal.qc.ca or call 311.


SOURCE Ville de Montréal

For further information: Source: Ville de Montréal ; Information : Division des affaires publiques, Ville de Montréal, 514 872-4946

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