Louis Riel Day: What's open, what's closed

Monday is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, so what's open and closed? Here's what you need to know.
A child enjoys maple taffy on Sunday from the Sugar Shack at Festival du Voyageur, one of numerous Winnipeg attractions open on Louis Riel Day. (CBC)

Monday is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, so what's open and closed? Here's what you need to know:

All City of Winnipeg offices are closed, including the Winnipeg Parking Authority and the Animal Services Agency.

All leisure centres and library branches are closed, too, as well as city-run swimming pools except for the Pan Am Pool and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex.

Pan Am Pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., while the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Garbage and recycling pickup is scheduled as normal. The Brady Road landfill is open from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona cemeteries are open for visitation from dawn until dusk on Monday, but cemetery offices are closed, according to the city.

Winnipeg Transit is operating on a Sunday schedule.

All shopping malls in the city are open, operating on Sunday hours, except for Cityplace and Portage Place, which are closed.

Most Liquor Mart locations across Manitoba are open on Monday, with the exception of the Cityplace store downtown and stores in Roblin, Winkler, Churchill, Steinbach, Swan River, Pine Falls and Carman.

All banks and other financial institutions are closed.

Provincial government offices are closed, but most federal services are open on Monday, meaning Canada Post is delivering mail and passport offices are open.

Looking for things to do this holiday Monday? There are activities going on all day at Festival du Voyageur and The Forks.

Also open on Louis Riel Day are a number of local attractions, including the Manitoba Museum, St. Boniface Museum, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Assiniboine Park Zoo, the Western Canada Aviation Museum, and the Children's Museum.