What's open and closed in Montréal over the Fête Nationale du Québec holiday

MONTRÉAL, June 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Several Montréal municipal facilities will be open over the holiday, while others will have a specific schedule.

Most municipal offices will be closed on June 24, 2016, including borough and Accès Montréal offices. Residents are asked to visit the borough websites at ville.montreal.qc.ca, call 311 or 514 872-0311 for more information.  

Pickup services

Pickup services for household garbage, green waste, kitchen waste, recyclables and bulky items will take place following regular schedules, except in the following boroughs:

  • Lachine: Garbage pickup will take place on Monday, June 27.
  • Ville-Marie: Pickups are cancelled.
  • Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension: Garbage and bulky item pickups are cancelled. The food waste pickup scheduled for Friday, June 24 in designated areas is postponed until Saturday, June 25.


The ecocentres will be open according to regular summer schedule. For more information, please consult the Environment section on the Ville de Montréal website.

Sports and cultural facilities

Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural centre schedules will vary according to boroughs. Citizens are asked to contact personnel at these facilities to check on days and times of operation, or visit the web.

The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard will be closed. Outdoor tennis courts will be open. Information: 514 872-6900.

Space for Life 

The Biodôme will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Insectarium from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Botanical Garden will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Insectarium will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 514 872-1400.

The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

Information is also available at www.espacepourlavie.ca or 514 872-1400.

Other facilities

The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford), as well as service points will be closed. Information: 514 872-2964.

The Public markets will be open according to regular schedule from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754.

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

The Pointe-à-Callière Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Housing reference service

A housing reference service has been set up by the city to help low-income households who will be without a home on July 1. A dedicated telephone line is available to check for eligibility: 514 868-4002. For more information and schedule of the reference service, visit the Ville de Montréal website.

If you are moving, don't leave your pets behind

The city would like to remind residents not to leave their pets behind when moving. You may consult the reference guide Living in Montréal with your Pet, available at http://www.ville.montreal.qc.ca/permisanimaux/en/index.html .


Parking pay stations and meters remain operational over the Fête Nationale holiday, and motorists must obey parking signs.


SOURCE Ville de Montréal

For further information: Division des affaires publiques, 514 872-4946

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