What’s Open & Closed on Canada Day


ㆍAll of the shopping malls in Winnipeg are closed on Canada Day.


ㆍAll Winnipeg Liquor Marts will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for the locations on Bison Drive, Gateway, Reenders, Sargent Avenue, St. Annes, and True North Square, which are closed.

ㆍAll locations in Brandon will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for the Brandon West End location.

ㆍFor rural Liquor Mart Locations, all will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for in Carman, Steinbach, and Winkler, which will be closed on Canada Day.


ㆍThe Winnipeg Art Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ㆍThe Assiniboine Park Zoo is open for regular hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ㆍThe Canadian Museum for Human Rights is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ㆍThe Children’s Museum is still closed due to COVID-19, and the Manitoba Museum is closed.

■City Services

ㆍAll City of Winnipeg civic offices will be closed on Canada Day.

ㆍRecycling, garbage, and yard waste will be collected as regularly scheduled for anyone whose collection day on Wednesdays.

ㆍThe Brady Road Resource Management Facility will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. for commercial customers only.

ㆍThe Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for residential customers only.

ㆍThe Pacific 4R Winnipeg Depot and the Panet 4 R Winnipeg Depot are both closed on Wednesday.

ㆍWinnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule.

ㆍSpray pads will be open on Canada Day from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., though residents must still adhere to public health restrictions.

All City of Winnipeg libraries will be closed.

ㆍThe Animal Services Agency will be closed to the public.

ㆍCemeteries at Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

ㆍThe City of Winnipeg said there are no road closures anticipated this Canada Day.

ㆍCheck the city’s website for indoor swimming and other recreation options.

■Online Celebrations

ㆍThe Forks will host a virtual Canada Day celebration, but there will be no fireworks or live shows on site.

ㆍThe Archangel Fireworks will showcase a video of a fireworks demonstration filmed in a secret location. It will feature a performance by local singer Faouzia.

ㆍTaylor Janzen was slated to perform with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on Canada Day, but instead she will perform with a WSO cellist in an empty CN Field.

ㆍThere will also be a rendition of O Canada captured in a canoe on the Assiniboine River.

The celebrations that are normally held at Assiniboine Park and in Osborne Village are also cancelled this year. (Main source: CBC News, CTV NEWS, Global News)