City’s Holiday Operating Hours

By David Klassen

A number of city services will be unavailable, or operating on limited hours this holiday season.

  • All civic offices are closed today at noon through to Tuesday, December 29, 2009, and on Friday, January 1, 2010.
  • Recycling/garbage collection will not be picked up on select days. Make note of the below holiday schedule:

Friday, December 25, 2009 — No collection
Monday, December 28, 2009 — No collection
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 — Day 2
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 — Day 3
Thursday, December 31, 2009 — Day 4
Friday, January 1, 2010 — No collection
Monday, January 4, 2010 — Day 5

Holiday materials that can be recycled:

  • Christmas cards
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened)
  • Plastic packaging with a recycling triangle
  • Christmas trees can be dropped off at any of the “Let’s Chip In” Depots from December 27 to January 20. For more information on the depot locations, call 986-8888, Code 9813.

Holiday materials that are NOT recyclable:

  • Christmas wrap and ribbon
  • Foam packaging
  • Plastic packaging without a recycling triangle

Winnipeg Transit will be operating on a Sunday schedule:

  • Friday, December 25, 2009
  • Saturday, December 26, 2009
  • Friday, January 1, 2010

Most restaurants and retail stores are closed on Christmas Day, excluding movie theatres and some drugstores.

For a complete list of changes to regular operating hours and services, consult the City of Winnipeg website, or call 311.


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