Family Day – What’s Open & Closed

Changes to garbage collection, public transit, retail hours and more

Family Day is a provincial holiday. Some federal government offices will be open; business as usual at Canada Post. 


  • Municipal and provincial government offices
  • Schools
  • Banks
  • Beer stores
  • Liquor stores
  • MOST grocery stores; see OPEN below
  • SOME drug stores: see OPEN below
  • MOST shopping malls; individual stores may offer curbside service


Some Drug Stores: Click below for which stores are open and hours

Some Grocery Stores: Click below for store locations that are open and their hours:

  • Some gas stations
  • Canada Post delivery is business as usual; pharmacies that operate post offices and choose to close on Family Day will be inaccessible; stand-alone Post Offices will be open for business
  • Federal government offices


  • Simcoe County – regular waste collection day for areas serviced by Simcoe County; landfill sites closed
  • Barrie – NO collection; will be a day later this week; landfill site closed
  • Orillia – NO collection; will be a day later this week; landfill site closed


  • Barrie Sunday schedule
  • Bradford No service
  • Colltrans No service
  • Clearview No service
  • Midland/Penetanguishene No service
  • Orillia No service
  • Simcoe County Linx No service
  • GO Transit Sunday schedule, bus travel only – no train service