Across much of Canada, Monday is a public holiday, meaning government offices and many private enterprises will be closed for business.

Here's a list of what's open and what's closed in Hamilton on the Civic Holiday:



Select LCBO and The Beer Store locations will be open on Monday. (J.P. Moczulski/The Canadian Press)


  • Government offices
  • Banks
  • All Hamilton Public Library branches
  • All city-run recreation centres and arenas (except for outdoor pools)
  • All Hamilton Civic Museum locations
  • Jackson Square mall

Trash and transit:

  • There will be no garbage, blue box or green bin pickup on Monday (Pickup this week will occur the day after the regularly scheduled collection date)
  • The HSR will be operating on a Sunday/Holiday schedule
  • DARTS will be running on a holiday schedule
  • GO trains and buses will be running on a Sunday schedule

For more information on how the holiday will affect city services, go to