What's open and closed on Family Day in Ottawa

The provincial holiday on Feb. 17 will lead to some closures and schedule changes. Here are the details.
In 2014, Family Day takes place on Feb. 17.

Family Day is a provincial holiday in Ontario and there are some closures and schedule changes to keep in mind.

It is not a federal holiday so Quebec has a normal business schedule and federal government operations are running.

OC Transpo runs a reduced weekday schedule on Monday, Feb. 17.

Most malls and shopping centres are closed, except the Rideau Centre. It’s open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., while nearby some stores in the ByWard Market remain open.

If shopping is your plan, most grocery stores, LCBO locations and Beer Stores will be closed, while some Wine Rack stores remain open.

Canada Post offices are open and mail will be delivered as usual, but those post offices in retail outlets could be closed.

All garbage, recycling, and green bin pickup will be delayed one day this week.

Also to note, Family Day marks the final day of Winterlude and all museums remain open.

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