The Rideau Centre will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but all other shopping centres will be closed.
Most Loblaws locations will be closed Monday, but the store at Rideau Street will be open 24 hours and the Loblaws on Isabella Street will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Metro Glebe will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Metro Rideau will be open 24 hours, but all other stores will be closed.
The 178th Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show has it all. Midway, live performances and agriculture competitions. The fair continues daily until Monday, gates open at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $14, $7 for kids six to 13, free for children five and younger. Sunday is Family Day with a $33 rate. Parking is $8. The fairgrounds are at 172 South Dr., Simcoe. norfolkcountyfair.com
All Real Canadian Superstores, Your Independent Grocers, No Frills, Sobeys and Walmarts will be closed.
Stores in the Glebe are allowed to open on Thanksgiving Monday, but check first with individual businesses to see if they are open.
Want more? Visit the Multi-Agency Training Academy (MATA), located at 1227 Stonechurch Rd. E. from 1 to 4 p.m. The public will have an opportunity to tour the state-of- the-art training facility, view equipment firefighters use, speak to them about safety and witness a display about the various jobs they perform during their emergency calls.
City hall and all ServiceOttawa centres will be closed Monday, as will the government service centre at 110 Laurier Ave. W. and the provincial offences court in Nepean.
The Site Needle and Syringe Program office on Clarence, along with safe injection services, will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The site’s mobile van will operate as usual from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Some indoor pools, arenas and fitness centres will be open with modified schedules, but most registered programs at pools, community centres and arenas will be cancelled. Check with your local facility for exceptions.
The Karsh-Masson Gallery and Barbara Ann Scott Gallery at City Hall will be open. All other city arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed,
The Museum of Nature, Agriculture and Food, War, Science and Technology, History, and Aviation and Space are all open.
City of Ottawa arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed, save for a few at city hall.
The Rideau Centre OC Transpo customer service centre will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All others will be closed.
Dyments Pumpkin Patch, 416 Fallsview Rd. E., Dundas, offers scenic wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, a barnyard play area, corn bin, corn maze and zip line. $13. Open weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open Thanksgiving Day)
Para Transpo will operate on a holiday service schedule. Regular subscription bookings will automatically be cancelled. Customers can book Labour Day trips by calling 613-244-7272.
There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Thanksgiving Day. Monday’s pickup will be pushed to Tuesday, and collection for the rest of the week will be delayed by one day.
The same goes for multi-residential green bin and recycling collection, but multi-residential garbage container collection will take place on its regularly scheduled day next week.
There is no green bin, blue box or garbage pickup on Monday in Hamilton or Halton. Pickups will be one day later than usual. Recycling centres and transfer stations are closed.
Ottawa Public Health’s sexual health clinics, dental clinics and parenting drop-ins will be closed.
The OPH information line will be closed, but you can find the latest health information at OttawaPublicHealth.ca.
Many businesses are closing up shop on Thanksgiving, while transit, tourist destinations such as the CN Tower and even some malls will continue operating on the holiday.