To honour Manitoba’s founder, Louis Riel, a number of city services will be unavailable or operating on a reduced schedule on Monday. Find the complete list below, as well as a list of fun things for the entire family to take in on the holiday.
Festival du Voyageur
Festival du Voyageur will be open all weekend, including on Monday for Louis Riel Day — one of the festival’s busiest days.
Fun In The Snow Family Day will be held on Monday. Snowshoeing, tobogganing, Voyageur and Inuit games and the greatest winter treat of all — snow taffy at the Sod House from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Manitoba Museum will be open on Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The previously scheduled free day on Sunday has been moved, so regular admission will apply on the 19th.
St. Vital Centre — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Kildonan Place — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Polo Park — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Forks — 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Manitoba Liquor Marts
All Liquor Marts will be open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, with the exception of cityplace, which will be closed.
All civic offices are closed on Monday, February 20, 2012.
Recycling/garbage collection schedule
There will be no recycling or garbage collection on Monday, February 20, 2012. Collection will resume on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 — Day 1 on the five-day cycle.
Recycling and garbage collection will continue as normally scheduled.
Brady Road Landfill
Saturday, February 18 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, February 19 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, February 20 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Winnipeg Transit holiday service schedule
Winnipeg Transit will be operating on a Sunday schedule for Monday, February 20, 2012.
For route and schedule information, visit winnipegtransit.com or call 311.
All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012.
All Leisure Centres are closed on Monday, February 20, 2012.
All City of Winnipeg swimming pools will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012 except Pam Am Pool and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex. Pam Am Pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Animal Services Agency
The Animal Services Agency will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012.
Cemetery grounds at Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona Cemeteries will be open for visitation from dawn to dusk on Monday, February 20, 2012.