Canada Day Activities and Schedule Changes


I would like to take a moment to remind residents that schedule changes will be in place for Canada Day.


Green bin, recycling and garbage collection are on a regular schedule following the Canada Day Weekend. Please visit the City’s website to view the complete list of impacts to the services listed below.

  • Client services centres
  • Garbage, green bin and recycling collection
  • Fireworks
  • Parking
  • Transit services
  • Recreation services
  • Cultural services
  • Archives services
  • Ottawa Public Health
  • Municipal child care services
  • Library services




On July 1st, spectators enjoying the downtown festivities are encouraged to keep a close eye out for two fly-pasts currently scheduled by the Snowbirds and CF-18 Hornets.

  • Over Parliament Hill on July 1st between 11:30 to 13:30; and again between 17:30 to 20:00; and
  • Over the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on July 1st  between 11:00 and 14:00.

Keep an eye to the sky for this exciting Canadian tradition!