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Canada Day activities and schedule changes

June 19, 2017
Announcements and Events

The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1.

Client services:

  • Ottawa City Hall and all seven Client Service Centres, including the Government Service Centre located at 110 Laurier Avenue West, will be closed. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, July 4.
  • The City’s Provincial Offences Court, located at 100 Constellation Crescent, will also be closed on Canada Day. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, July 4.
  • The City’s 3-1-1 Contact Centre will be open for urgent matters requiring the City’s immediate attention.  Call 3-1-1 or 613-580-2400 to speak to a customer service representative. For persons living with a hearing-related disability, call (TTY: 613-580-2401).

Green bin, recycling and garbage collection:

  • Curbside green bin, recycling and garbage collection will take place on its regular day with no changes to the collection schedule.
  • Multi-residential garbage and recycling container collection will take place on its regularly scheduled day with no changes.
  • The Trail Waste Facility is closed.

Parking:

  • All City of Ottawa parking regulations and restrictions will apply during this time.

Transit service:

  • OC Transpo is offering free service all day on Canada Day and operating a special holiday schedule with extra service during the day and after the fireworks. The O-Train Trillium Line will run throughout the day and all evening until 1 a.m. Only routes that normally run on Sundays will be in service, with the addition of Route 91 to Orléans after the fireworks. Call 613-560-1000, or text 560560 plus your four-digit bus stop number, for automated schedule information. For more information, holiday schedules and travel planning, visit octranspo.com or phone 613-741-4390. 
  • OC Transpo Customer Service Centres will be closed Canada Day with the exception of the Rideau Centre office, which will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Transit Information Centre (613-741-4390) will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • OC Transpo Customer Relations (613-842-3600) will be closed.
  • Para Transpo is offering free service on Canada Day. A holiday service will operate on July 1 and July 3. Regular subscription bookings will be automatically cancelled. Customers may book trips for Canada Day on or after June 24 and for July 3 on or after June 26 by calling 613-244-7272.
  • Para Transpo operations:
    • Customer service (613-842-3681) – closed
    • Administration (613-244-1289) – closed
    • Taxi coupons (613-842-3670) – closed
    • Reservations line (613-244-7272) – open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Trip cancellation and general inquiries (613-244-4636) – open 6 a.m.to 12:30 a.m.

Recreation services:

Ottawa Public Health:

  • The Sexual Health Centre and Satellite Clinics will be closed July 3.
  • SITE program:
    • The SITE mobile van will be operating during the day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 1
    • Site office at 179 Clarence Street will be closed Monday July 3; however, the SITE mobile van will be operating on a regular schedule from 5 to 11:30 p.m.
  • The Dental Clinics and Well Baby Drop-in will be closed.
  • The Ottawa Public Health Information Line will be closed; however, you can call and leave a message and inquiries will be responded to within one business day. You can also connect with us online for the latest health information on OttawaPublicHealth.ca.

Cultural Services:

  • City of Ottawa Archives, arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed; however, clients should check ottawa.ca or their facility to confirm holiday hours, as some exceptions may apply.

Archives Services:

  • The City of Ottawa Archives Reference Services and Gallery 112 will be closed. They will be open as usual on Tuesday, July 4.

Municipal child care services:

Library Services:

  • All branches and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed. They will operate as usual on Monday, July 3.

Public Inquiries

311

Media Inquiries

613-580-2450