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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
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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 (311.greatersudbury.ca) 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 311@greatersudbury.ca.

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