What's Open and Closed in Montréal on Thanksgiving

MONTREAL, Oct. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - A number of Ville de Montréal facilities will remain open on Thanksgiving, while others will have a specific schedule.

Most city offices will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2009, including all borough and Accès Montréal offices and points of service. Residents may consult their borough Web sites via the Montréal Web site at: www.ville.montreal.qc.ca

    Garbage and recycling collections

Household garbage, recycling and bulky item pickup will take place as usual in all the boroughs where pickup is on Monday.

Bulky item pickup is cancelled in the following boroughs: Plateau-Mont-Royal and Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension.

    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.

The Claude-Robillard sports complex is closed, except for the outdoor tennis courts, which will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Information: 514 872-1144.

    Science centres

The Biodôme (4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin) will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000. You may also visit www.biodome.qc.ca.

The Montréal Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may visit 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 9 p.m. Information: 514 872-1400. You may also visit www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/jardin or www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/insectarium.


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

Écocentre de la Côte-des-Neiges (6925, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges) will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Information: 514 872-3517.

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

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

Écocentre de Rivière-des-Prairies (11400, rue Léopold-Christin) will be closed.

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

    Other facilities

The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford), as well as the service counter at 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, will be closed.

Public markets will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754. You may visit www.marchespublics-mtl.com.

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

Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, will be closed.


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

SOURCE Communiqués Montréal

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

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