Here’s what’s open and closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 10, 2011.

Retail & attractions

Grocery stores are closed, except for on Rideau Street, where Metro and Loblaws are open.

Malls are closed, except for Rideau Centre, Les Galleries de Hull (Gatineau) and Les Promenades de l’Outaouais (Gatineau).

Shoppers Drug Mart stores are open, some as late as midnight

Beer Stores and LCBO’s are closed, however some LCBO agency stores will be open.

Most shops and restaurants in the Byward Market are open.

Most of Ottawa’s museums are open and so is the National Gallery.  (Although they’re usually closed on Mondays, most museums open up for Thanksgiving Day.)

Banks are closed.

No Canada Post mail service on Monday.
 
City services

No garbage, recycling or composting on Monday.  The pick-up schedule for the rest of the week is also delayed by one day.

OC Transpo is operating on a Sunday schedule.

Some pools and recreation centres are open, but with modified schedules.

Libraries are closed

3-1-1 service is open for urgent requests

City Hall and Client Service Centres are closed

The Provincial Offences Court is closed.

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