What’s open and closed in Ottawa for Labour Day 2016

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Monday, September 5 is Labour Day in Ottawa which means a long weekend for most people. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed. To add to this list please email feedback@ottawastart.com

See also: Things to do in Ottawa over the Labour Day long weekend.

Shopping & attractions:

  • While most grocery stores & retail outlets in Ontario are closed, if you do need last-minute groceries, many Shoppers Drug Mart, IDA stores, and Rexall Pharma Plus open on the holiday and have basic groceries. Metro on Rideau remains open 24 hours. The Metro in Perth is open from 9am-6pm.
  • Rideau Centre is open from 10am-6pm, along with many of the shops in the Byward Market. Other malls in the region are closed, including the malls in Gatineau.
  • The Parkdale Market is open (Wellington @ Parkdale)
  • Acorn Farm (between Kanata and Carp) is open and they sell fresh produce.
  • Most (but not all) Bridgehead locations are open. 362 Richmond Rd., 151 O’Connor St. and 344 Slater St. are closed, while all other shops are open for Sunday hours.
  • Most (but not all) Starbucks and Tim Hortons locations that aren’t in shopping malls are open.
  • Some pools, arenas and fitness centres will be open on the Civic Holiday for public swimming skating and fitness classes with modified schedules. Check with ottawa.ca or the facility of your choice for details.
  • Most City of Ottawa programming at arts centres, archives, galleries, theatres and museums will not be offered, however, clients should check ottawa.ca or their facility to confirm.
  • Libraries are closed.
  • Most museums are open.
  • Most SAQ’s (liquor stores) are open in Quebec, unless they’re inside a shopping mall.
  • LCBO’s and Beer Stores are closed on Monday.
  • If you need beer, try the Mill Street Brew Pub near Lebreton Flats, or Big Rig near the IKEA or the Clocktower. They sell beer that you can take home with you.
  • Movie theatres are open
  • Banks are closed.

Need a doctor or emergency care?

  • You can find healthcare services open during holidays by checking iamsick.ca

City / government services:

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OttawaStart Staff

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