What's open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving
MONTREAL -- Here is a partial list of what's open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving.
Public markets, like Atwater, Jean-Talon and Maisonneuve;
Swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and other cultural sites may run on a holiday schedule. Check your borough website for more information.
The eco-centres, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
The Biodôme, Botanical Garden, Biosphere and Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. Tickets must be bought online;
Most large shopping malls, supermarkets and pharmacies;
Most SAQ stores;
The McCord Museum;
The Pointe-à-Callière Museum;
The city's digital services (applications will be processed Oct. 12).
Federal and provincial government offices;
Municipal and borough offices;
The Municipal Court on Gosford Street (except for court appearances by people who are detained);
La Grande Bibliothèque;
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts;
Canada Post offices -- there will be no collection or delivery of mail;
Accès Montreal offices and permit counters;
Most major banks;
TRANSIT AND MORE
The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) Metro and buses will operate on a weekend schedule.
The Société de transport de Laval (STL) and Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will run on a Saturday schedule.
Exo trains will be on a Sunday schedule (there will be no service on the Candiac, Mascouche and Mont-Saint-Hilaire lines);
Exo buses will operate on a Saturday schedule.
Those using adapted transit will have to request their rides, between 6:30 a.m. and 1 a.m.
All regular parking restrictions and payment schedules remain in effect.
Compost, recycling and garbage pickup will mostly continue as normal. Check your local borough website for more information.