May 17, 2014 1:03 pm
Updated: May 18, 2014 4:44 pm

Victoria Day: what’s open and closed

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David Sedell/Global News

MONTREAL – Are you unsure of what’s open and closed on Victoria Day?

Never fear – Global News has you covered.

What’s closed:

All federal and provincial government offices, including immigration and unemployment centres.

Montreal’s municipal court.

Most city offices, including Access Montreal and borough offices.


The Complexe Sportif Claude Robillard, except for outdoor tennis courts. For more information, call 514-872-6900.

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The Olympic Sport Centre, including the Olympic Pool.

The Pointe à Callière Museum of Archaeology and History.

What’s open:

Most supermarkets and pharmacies.

Most retail stores and malls.


Recycling, garbage and large-item pickups will continue as normal, with some exceptions. Click here or call 311 for more details.

Montreal buses will run on Saturday or Sunday schedules, depending on the line. For more information, click here or call 514-288-6287 (AUTO-BUS) and enter the line number.

The métro will run on a holiday schedule.

Laval buses operate on a Saturday service schedule. Click here or call 450-688-6520.

Longueuil buses run on a Saturday service schedule. Click here or call 450-4630131.

AMT commuter trains will run on holiday schedules. Click here for more details.

Montreal arenas, indoor swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural venues will operate according to schedules set by boroughs.

Ecocentres will be open according to regular summer schedule. For more information, click here.

Public markets – it’s actually the busiest weekend of the year for annual and perennial flower sales.

Bonsecours Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Botanical Garden, Biodôme and Insectarium are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, click here or call 514-872-1400.

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