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City releases Canada Day hours of operation

The City of Greater Sudbury released their hours of operation for this Canada Day holiday, and $1 shuttle service to festivities at Science North will be provided by GOVA Transit
Canada Day fireworks over Science North in this 2019 file photo.

The City of Greater Sudbury’s hours of operation will be affected by this Canada Day holiday on Friday, while a special Canada Day Celebration shuttle bus will be in operation.

The shuttle service to the festivities at Science North will be provided by GOVA Transit at a cost of $1 per person, which includes a return trip. 

Buses will depart the downtown transit hub and Southridge Mall (TSC Hardware entrance) every 30 minutes, from 11:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m., and return trips will begin after the fireworks, at approximately 10:45 p.m. Connecting service to other parts of the city will depart from the downtown transit hub, with more information available by phoning 705-675-3333.

The Canada Day festivities are free of charge and scheduled to take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., during which a series of live performances will take place. Various vendors will set up shop, while family-friendly activities such as face painting, outdoor science activities and other things take place.

The following is the municipal service schedule for Canada Day:

  • There will be no household waste collection. Residents who normally have waste collection on Fridays will instead receive waste collection on Saturday. Place waste at the roadside no later than 7 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Landfills, transfer sites and the Recycling Centre will be open.
  • GOVA Transit will follow holiday routes and schedules.
  • Greater Sudbury pools and fitness facilities will be closed.
  • Libraries, Citizen Service Centres, Tom Davies Square and the Greater Sudbury Animal Shelter will be closed.
  • 311 and Live Web Chat ( will not be available. Phone 311 for urgent public works, animal control or COVID-19 enforcement services. Register to submit service requests any time on the Customer Service Portal at or email

The City of Greater Sudbury’s social media accounts are not monitored regularly during statutory holidays. For more information about municipal services, visit or phone 311.