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St-Jean-Baptiste Day: What's open and what's closed

06/24/2015 05:00 EDT | Updated 06/23/2016 05:59 EDT
It's St-Jean-Baptiste Day, which means many businesses, as well as governmental and municipal offices and services, are closed or put on hold.

Here's a breakdown of what's open and what's closed for the June 24 holiday:

- Government offices, shopping centres, SAQ outlets, banks, most supermarkets and municipal administration offices are closed.

- Many pharmacies, gas stations and restaurants remain open despite the holiday, though some may have reduced hours.

- The Biodôme, Insectarium, Planetarium and Botanical Garden are open.

- The Atwater, Jean-Talon, Maisonneuve and Lachine markets are open.

- Some STM bus routes are being rerouted because of the St-Jean-Baptiste parade this afternoon.Check the schedule here.

- Garbage, recycling, compost and large items collection will proceed as regularly scheduled, except in the following boroughs. 

- In Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, pickup of kitchen waste is cancelled and pickup of green waste is postponed to Monday, June 29.

- In Outremont, recycling pickup is postponed to Thursday, June 25.

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