What’s open and closed in London, Ont. this Civic Holiday

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This year’s Civic Holiday has arrived and select businesses and services in London, Ont., will be closed for the day.

Here’s a list of what’s open and closed in London on Monday, Aug. 2.

Read more: What’s open, closed on the Civic Holiday in Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara Region

What’s open:

  • Both of London’s COVID-19 assessment centers will be operating regular hours (9:20 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.), but telephone booking will be unavailable.
  • CF Masonville Place will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • White Oaks Mall will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Westmount Shopping Centre will operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Most grocery store locations are open, though some will have reduced hours.
  • Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations will be open, but some will have reduced hours.
  • Most Beer Store locations will be open with reduced hours.
  • Local LCBO stores are open with possible reduced hours.
  • Ribfest is running in Victoria Park from Thursday until 9 p.m. Monday.

Also open are:

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  • The Labatt Brewery
  • East Park
  • Municipal amenities like splash pads and select swimming and wading pools, as well as playgrounds.

Read more: Civic Holiday 2021: What’s open and closed in Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo

What’s closed:

  • Banks
  • Government offices, including city administrative offices
  • Post offices (no mail delivery)
  • No garbage collection
  • London Public Library

The London Transit Commission says buses will be running on a holiday schedule on Aug. 2.

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–With files from 980 CFPL’s Jacquelyn LeBel

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