Holiday Closures, Reduced Hours for City Services

By David Klassen

With the holidays come a number of closures and city services running on reduced and altered schedules.

Recycling/Garbage Collection

There will be no pickup on December 27, 28 or January 3, 2011. Collection will resume on Wednesday, December 29 and be Day 1. Tuesday, January 4 will be Day 4.

The Brady Road Landfill will be closed December 25 and January 1.

Winnipeg Transit

Buses will run on a Sunday schedule December 25 and January 1. The following routes will not run today until January 3: Route 25 Ness Super Express, Route 41 Henderson/Glenway Express and Route 46 Transcona Express.


City libraries will be closed December 25, 26, 27, 28 and January 1 and 3. Regular hours will be in effect December 29, 30 and January 2 and 4. On December 31, libraries will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools

All leisure centres and swimming pools will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1. Call 311 for hours of operation in between the 27th and New Year’s Eve.

Shopping Centres

Malls are closed on December 25, but will open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Boxing Day to accommodate deal hunters. Check with other big box retailers for their specific hours.


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