Colonel By Day is marked in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 5. Find out more about what’s going on around the city, and what’s open and closed during this long weekend.
- City of Ottawa offices and the Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Monday. Reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 6.
- City of Ottawa’s 3-1-1 contact centre remains in operation
- There will be no collection on the Colonel By Day Holiday. Residential waste pick-up will be delayed by one day during the days that follow.
- There is no delay for multi-residential garbage containers.
- The Trail Road waste facility will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5.
- OC Transpo to operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, Aug. 5.
- A family or group may travel all day with a Family Pass for $10.50 on Colonel By Day Holiday
- Para Transpo will operate on a holiday schedule and regular scheduled trips will be cancelled automatically.
- Para Transpo reservations line: 613-244-7272
Parks and recreation services
- If weather permits, all beaches, splash pads and some wading pools will be open.
- Summer camps will not be operating Monday, Aug. 5.
- The Sexual Health Centre and Satellite Clinics will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5.
- The Ottawa Public Health Information Centre will be closed.
- City of Ottawa arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed.
For some fun family activities on the weekend, here are a few events happening in and around Ottawa.
- Bridge St. Summer Fest 2019 on Bridge Street, downtown Carleton Place.
- Saturday Aug. 3.
- Ottawa International Buskerfest on Sparks Street.
- Friday Aug. 2 to Monday, Aug. 5
- Capital Ribfestat Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave..
- Aug. 2-5