Sunday, September 5, 2010

What's open Labour Day weekend in Toronto

Media tour the Institute for Contemporary Culture permanent exhibit space at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Labour Day marks the unofficial end of summer and Ontarians will try to squeeze as much summer into the weekend as possible, especially with all the kids headed back to school on Tuesday.

Safety is the focus for the OPP on the province's roads and waterways this weekend and they vow to be out in full force. Police say they will be targeting drivers and marine operators who drive too fast and too aggressively.

Most stores and government offices will be closed including:

•Canada Post
•most grocery stores

While most LCBO and Beer Store outlets in Toronto will be closed on Monday, some outlets in the province may be open. Call 1-800-668-5226 for details about LCBO stores. Call 1-888-948-2337 for details about Beer Store outlets.

The TTC will operate on a holiday schedule while GO Transit will run on a Saturday schedule.

The following Toronto-area malls and tourist attractions will remain open:

•Art Gallery of Ontario
•Distillery District
•Eaton Centre
•Square One
•Pacific Mall
•Vaughan Mills
•Royal Ontario Museum
•Ontario Science Centre

Garbage collection in the city continues as scheduled.

Updated: Fri Sep. 03 2010 6:34:32 PM

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