Louis Riel Day Closures, Reduced Hours in Service

By David Klassen


Louis Riel Day is on Monday and a number of city services won’t be operating because of the provincial holiday.

City of Winnipeg

  • All civic offices will be closed.
  • Recycling/garbage pickup will resume on Tuesday, February 22 and be Day 3 on the five-day schedule.
  • Brady Landfill will operate on a holiday schedule from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Winnipeg Transit will be run on a Sunday schedule.
  • All swimming pools will be closed with the exception of the Pan Am Pool (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • All leisure centres, libraries and the Animal Services Agency will be closed.

Shopping Centres

  • St. Vital Centre — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Polo Park Shopping Centre — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Kildonan Place Shopping Centre — 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Portage Place Shopping Centre — 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Forks — 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

If past Louis Riel Days are any indication, most people will be at the Festival du Voyageur.


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