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Colonel By Day activities and schedule changes

July 27, 2018
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The City of Ottawa reminds residents of the following schedule changes for Colonel By Day, Monday, August 6. Unless otherwise noted, services will resume as scheduled on Tuesday, August 7.

Client services

  • All Client Service Centres, along with the Government Service Centre at 110 Laurier Avenue West, will be closed. 
  • The City’s Provincial Offences Court, located at 100 Constellation Drive, will also be closed. 
  • 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 with a hearing-related disability, call TTY: 613-580-2401.

Green bin, recycling and garbage collection

  • There will be no curbside green binrecycling or garbage collection. Monday’s pickup will take place on Tuesday, August 7. Green bin, recycling and garbage collection will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. For information about curbside collection, refer to the collection calendar.
  • There will be no multi-residential bulky item, green bin or recycling collection. Monday’s pickup will take place on Tuesday, August 7. Green bin and recycling collection will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. However, multi-residential garbage container collection will take place on its regularly scheduled day during the week of August 6.
  • The Trail Road Waste Facility will be closed.


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


  • OC Transpo will operate on a Sunday schedule, with extra service added to Routes 44, 94, 95 and 105. A family or group may travel all day with one DayPass, which can be purchased for $10.50 from the bus operator when you board or from a ticket machine at an O-Train station. A family or group can include up to six people with a maximum of two individuals aged 13 or older. 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 or call 613-741-4390.
  • OC Transpo Customer Service Centres will be closed, except for the Rideau Centre location, which will be open from 10 am to 6 pm.
  • The Transit Information Centre (613-741-4390) will be open from 7 am to 9 pm.
  • OC Transpo Customer Relations (613-842-3600) will be closed.

Para Transpo 

  • Para Transpo will operate on a holiday service. Regular subscription bookings will be automatically cancelled. Customers may book trips for Colonel By Day on or after July 30 by calling 613-244-7272. 
  • Customer service (613-842-3681) will be closed.
  • Taxi coupons (613-842-3670) will be closed.
  • The reservations line (613-244-7272) will be open from 7 am to 5 pm.
  • The trip cancellation and general inquiries line (613-244-4636) will be open from 6 am to 12:30 am.

Recreation services

Ottawa Public Health

Cultural and archives services

  • The Karsh-Masson Gallery will be open and the City Hall Art Gallery will be closed.
  • City of Ottawa Archives Reference Services, will be closed.
  • Gallery 112, along with City of Ottawa arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed.

Municipal child care services

  • All municipal child care centres will be closed.

Library services

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