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City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by August civic holiday

July 30, 2018 -

The civic holiday on Monday, Aug. 6 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services.

Garbage, green bin and recycling:  No collection on Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at www.CityofKingston.ca/Collection. The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.

Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for Route 18 which runs on a weekday schedule.  Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.KingstonTransit.ca/Tripplanner.

Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Monday. Call 613-542-2512.

Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences are closed Monday.

Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a watermain break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999. Remember: for electricity used on weekends and holidays, electricity prices are off-peak.

Tomlinson Aqua Park, splash pads and wading pools: Open Monday.

INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, arenas and CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.

Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning: Closed Monday.

Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin Marinas: Open Monday.

Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Monday.

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum and Pump House Museum: Closed Monday.

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