June 30, 2014 8:59 am

What’s open and what’s closed on Canada Day

Most Winnipeg businesses are closed as Canada's birthday is celebrated Tuesday.

The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Government offices and malls are closed and Winnipeg Transit is operating on a Sunday schedule, but your garbage and recycling will be picked up as normal on Canada Day.

Here’s a list of what’s open and what’s closed on Canada’s birthday:

Polo Park, St. Vital Centre, Kildonan Place, Portage Place Shopping Centre, Grant Park Shopping Centre, Garden City Shopping Centre and Cityplace are all closed. The Forks Market is open.

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Recycling and garbage collection will continue as normally scheduled on Tuesdays. The Brady Road Landfill is open from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Winnipeg Transit is operating on a Sunday schedule. A special free Canada Day shuttle service operating from noon until midnight will link downtown, The Forks and Osborne Village. Extra Route 11 Portage buses will run between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from noon until 11 p.m. After the fireworks at The Forks, buses will be available on Main Street between York and Graham avenues. After the Assiniboine Park fireworks, buses to downtown and to St. James/Assiniboia will be available at Portage Avenue and Overdale Street.

Most liquor stores are open. For a full list, check the Liquor Mart website.

City of Winnipeg leisure centres are closed.

Outdoor pools will be open, weather permitting. Hours are available on the City of Winnipeg website. Spray pads will also be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The following wading pools will be open:

  • Amherst Park
  • Dakota Park
  • J.H. Bruns Park
  • Keenleyside Park
  • Norquay Community Centre
  • Brock Cordova Park
  • John Steele Park
  • Machray Park
  • Pascoe Park
  • Bronx Park
  • Central Park
  • McKittrick Park
  • Westdale
  • Vimy Ridge Park
  • Pascoe Park
  • Transcona Centennial

Wading pool hours are available on the city website.

Indoor swimming pools will be closed.

Libraries will be closed.

Crescent Drive, Harbour View, John Blumberg, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park golf courses will be open. For information about courses and to book tee times visit the city website.

The Animal Services Agency will be closed.

Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona cemeteries will be open from dawn to dusk, but offices will be closed.

The Winnipeg Parking Authority will be closed.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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