What’s Open and Closed Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day

Shopping, public transit, garbage collection

BOXING DAY (observed) – Monday December 28

Provincial lockdown in effect

  • Retailers deemed essential can open
  • Other retail outlets, malls, restaurants can open for curbside pick-up and take-out
  • Grocery stores
  • Convenience Stores

Public Transit

  • Barrie – regular weekday service
  • Orillia – regular weekday service
  • Bradford – no service
  • Clearview – regular service
  • Colltrans
    • Town of Collingwood – regular service
    • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – regular service
  • Wasaga Beach – regular service
  • Simcoe County Linx – regular service
  • GO Transit – Saturday schedule

Garbage Collection

  • Barrie – regular garbage collection
  • Orillia – regular garbage collection
  • Simcoe County – regular garbage collection.

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Provincial lockdown in effect

  • Retailers deemed essential can open
  • Other retail outlets, malls, restaurants can open for curbside pick-up and take-out
  • Some drug stores open late. Click Shoppers Drug MartRexall/PharmaPlus or Guardian for store locations and hours
  • Some convenience stores
  • Some gas stations

Public Transit

  • Barrie – ​Regular weekday service, free from 5 p.m. to end of service
  • Orillia – regular service until 7:45 p.m.
  • Bradford – on-demand service only; no extended service this year
  • Clearview – regular service
  • Colltrans
    • Town of Collingwood – regular service (no extended service this year)
    • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – regular service until 4:15 pm
  • Wasaga Beach – regular service
  • Simcoe County Linx – regular weekday service
  • GO Transit – regular weekday schedule, no extended service, no free rides

NEW YEAR’S DAY

Provincial lockdown in effect

Public Transit

  • Barrie – no service
  • Orillia – no service
  • Bradford – no service
  • Clearview – no service
  • Colltrans
    • Town of Collingwood – no service
    • Collingwood/Blue Mountains Link – regular service
  • Midland – no service
  • Wasaga Beach – regular service
  • Simcoe County Linx – no service
  • GO Transit – Sunday schedule

Garbage Collection

  • Barrie – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Orillia – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
  • Simcoe County – no garbage, organics or recycling collection; pick-up will be on Saturday
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