What’s open and closed in Toronto on Canada Day

As Toronto marks Canada Day after two years of virtual closures and events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of services and businesses will remain closed this Friday.

Here is what is closed:

  • Government offices will be closed and Canada Post will not deliver mail.
  • Service Ontario and Service Canada offices will be closed.
  • Most shopping centers will be closed.
  • Most major grocery chains will be closed, as will LCBOs and Beer Stores.
  • The Saint-Laurent market will be closed.

  • City of Toronto community centers will be closed on Canada Day.

Here is what is open:

  • Select grocery stores will be open, including most T&T, Rabba and H Mart locations.
  • TTC routes will operate on a Sunday schedule. York Region Transit and TTC routes operating in York Region will operate on a Saturday schedule, according to York Regional Transit.
  • Go Transit will operate on the Saturday schedule.
  • CF Markville, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto Premium Outlets and Pacific Mall will be open.
  • The outdoor pools will be open.
  • The Toronto Zoo, CN Tower and Ripley’s Aquarium will also be open.

Here are some events around the city:

  • Canada’s Wonderland will be celebrating on Friday with live music, food and street performers as well as fireworks.
  • The ROM will have free access to all galleries and special exhibitions.
  • The AGO will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Casa Loma will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., for general admission visits.


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