Canada Day Activities
The federal government cancelled all in person Canada Day celebrations, this includes fireworks at Parliament Hill. There will be a series of virtual events to safely mark the occasion.
- Serena Ryder will host the Canada Day Daytime Show.
- You can catch Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette and Alan Doyle perform in the Canada Day Evening show.
- Canadian Heritage has put together a free Canada Day Celebration Kit.
- Tune in with Riit and William Prince for Canada Day House Party.
City of Ottawa Service Changes
- Beaches and splash pads will be open, depending on the weather.
- City child care centres will be closed for the day.
- Ottawa City Hall and its seven client service centres will be closed.
- The Ottawa Public Library will put any pick-ups or returns on hold for the day.
- The Brewer Arena COVID-19 Case Assessment Centre will be closed Canada Day.
- The Heron and Moodie care clinics will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free Public Transit
- Busses will run on a Sunday schedule Canada Day while the Confederation line will be on a reduced weekday schedule.
- The Line 2 replacement bus will be on a Saturday schedule.
- All OC Transpo Bus and Confederation line services will be free for Canada Day.
Garbage, green bin or recycling collection
- There will no curbside garbage, green bin or recycling collection Wednesday. That will resume Thursday with collection off one day for the rest of the week.
- Mutli-residential garbage collection will go ahead as scheduled but multi-residential recycling, green bin and bulky collection will be paused for Canada Day.
- The Trail Road Waste facility will stay open.
All grocery stores will be closed Canada except for:
- The Loblaws at Isabella Street and at Rideau Street will be open.
- You can also get your groceries at the Whole Foods at Lansdowne.
LCBO and Beer Stores
- All LCBO and Beer Stores will be closed on Canada Day.
All shopping centres in the area will be closed except for:
- The Byward Market.
- Shops in the Glebe.
- The Rideau Centre.