What’s open and closed on holiday Monday
Here is a partial list of what’s open and closed on Monday, May 21: Journée nationale des patriotes, or Victoria Day in the rest of Canada.
■ Federal and provincial offices will be closed. Most Montreal city offices will also be closed. Garbage, recycling and compost collection will operate according to usual schedules.
■ The municipal courthouse on Gosford St. will be closed.
■ The city’s écocentres will be open.
■ Montreal boroughs set their own schedules for pools, libraries, cultural centres and arenas. Check your local borough’s website for more details.
■ All parking restrictions remain in effect as usual.
■ The STM runs on a holiday schedule. Some bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule, while others will not run at all. Check specific bus schedules at stm.info.
■ Commuter trains on the Vaudreuil–Hudson and St-Jérôme lines of the Réseau de transport métropolitain will run on special schedules, while all other RTM lines will not operate. See the RTM’s update on May 21 service for more information.
■ The Société de transport de
Laval will run on a Saturday schedule. Visit stl.laval.qc.ca for details. The Réseau de transport de Longueuil will also work on a Saturday schedule. Find more information at rtl-longueuil. qc.ca.
■ Many major banks, including TD
Canada Trust and Desjardins, will be closed.
■ SAQ stores will be open, unless the location is inside a mall that is closed for the holiday. If the store is inside a mall that is closed but has its own entrance accessible from the street or through a movie theatre, it will be open.
■ All public markets such as Jean
Talon and Atwater will be open according to their regular hours.
■ Many large supermarket chains, shopping malls and retail stores will stay open.
■ The Insectarium, Botanical
Garden, and Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium will be open, while the Biodôme remains closed for renovations until next summer.
■ The Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archeology and History will be open from noon to 5 p.m.
■ The Complexe sportif Claude Robillard will be closed.