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Labour Day long weekend roundup: what’s open/closed; road closures

CityNews | posted Friday, Sep 4th, 2015

It had to come at some point: The last hurrah of the summer.

As you make your plans for the Labour Day long weekend, keep in mind there are some road closures on Sunday and most things are closed on Monday, with a few exceptions.

Below is a list of what’s open and closed on Monday:

General need-to-know


  • Beer Store locations
  • LCBO stores
  • Banks and government offices
  • No mail delivery
  • Toronto Public Library branches


The TTC runs on a holiday schedule with service to start at 6 a.m.

GO Transit will run on a weekend schedule. Also, special trains will be operating on the Milton, Kitchener and Stouffville lines, to and from Exhibition GO, to help people get to the CNE.

Food and drink


  • Beer Store and LCBO retail locations
  • Most grocery stores will be closed, but call your local supermarket before you head out


  • Steam Whistle (255 Bremner Blvd.) – retail store and tours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Mill St. retail store (21 Tankhouse Lane) – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Amsterdam Brewhouse (245 Queens Quay W.) – retail store 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Bellwoods Brewery Bottle Shop (124 Ossington Ave.) – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.



  • Bramalea City Centre (25 Peel Centre Dr.) – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Eaton Centre (220 Yonge St.) – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Pacific Mall (4300 Steeles Ave. East) – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Square One Shopping Centre (100 City Centre Dr.) – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Toronto Premium Outlets – 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Vaughan Mills (1 Bass Pro Mills Dr., Vaughan) – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


  • Dufferin Mall
  • Yorkdale
  • Sherway Gardens
  • Fairview Mall
  • Scarborough Town Centre



  • Canadian National Exhibition – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Canada’s Wonderland (9580 Jane St.) – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd.) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queen’s Park) – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Blvd.) – 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Toronto Zoo (2000 Meadowvale Rd.) – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Toronto-run pools, golf courses, parks, historic sites – click here for more information
  • Movie theatres


  • The Art Gallery of Ontario

Below is a road closure to make note of:


Open Streets Toronto returns on Sunday, closing off portions of Bloor and Yonge streets for the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bloor between Christie/Grace streets and Parliament Street, and Yonge between Bloor and Queen Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.


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