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City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by Thanksgiving holiday

October 2, 2017 -

The Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 9 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services:

Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: No collection 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 the Route 18 which will run on its regular weekday schedule. Please note: Kingston Transit recently extended its Sunday service hours on all Express Routes and Routes 1, 7 & 15. 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 water main 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.

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

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

Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open. The fueling stations are open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed Monday.

Grand Theatre Box Office: Open noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Pump House Steam Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

City Hall Tours: No tours on Monday.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality – ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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