Canada Day Schedule Changes

As Canada Day is this weekend, I would like to take a moment to advise residents to peruse the upcoming schedule changes across City of Ottawa facilities this weekend.

 

Some highlights include:

 

Green bin, recycling and garbage collection:

  • Curbside green bin, recycling and garbage collection will take place on its regular day with no changes to the collection schedule.

 

  • Multi-residential garbage and recycling container collection will take place on its regularly scheduled day with no changes.

 

Parking:

  • All City of Ottawa parking regulations and restrictions will apply during this time.

 

Transit service:

  • OC Transpo is offering free service all day on Canada Day and operating a special holiday schedule with extra service during the day and after the fireworks. The O-Train Trillium Line will run throughout the day and all evening until 1 a.m. Only routes that normally run on Sundays will be in service, with the addition of Route 91 to Orléans after the fireworks. Call 613-560-1000, or text 560560 plus your four-digit bus stop number, for automated schedule information. For more information, holiday schedules and travel planning, visit com or phone 613-741-4390.

 

 

  • Transit Information Centre (613-741-4390) will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

  • OC Transpo Customer Relations (613-842-3600) will be closed.

 

  • Para Transpo is offering free service on Canada Day. A holiday service will operate on July 1 and July 3. Regular subscription bookings will be automatically cancelled. Customers may book trips for Canada Day on or after June 24 and for July 3 on or after June 26 by calling 613-244-7272.

 

  • Para Transpo operations:
  • Customer service (613-842-3681) – closed
  • Administration (613-244-1289) – closed
  • Taxi coupons (613-842-3670) – closed
  • Reservations line (613-244-7272) – open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Trip cancellation and general inquiries (613-244-4636) – open 6 a.m.to 12:30 a.m.

 

Recreation services:

 

  • All beaches, splash pads and some wading pools, will be open, weather permitting.
  • Most registered programs at swimming pools, community centres and arenas are cancelled; however, clients should check with their facility to confirm, as some exceptions will apply.

 

  • Public skating will be offered at Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex, Jim Durrell Recreation Complex and Goulbourn Recreation Complex. Please check with ca for details.

 

  • City of Ottawa summer camps will not be operating on July 1.

 

Municipal child care services:

  • All Municipal Child Care Centres will be closed on Monday, July 3.

 

Library Services:

  • All branches and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed. They will operate as usual on Monday, July 3.

 

For a full list of closure and changes, please visit: http://ottawa.ca/en/news/canada-day-activities-and-schedule-changes