What's open and closed in Ottawa on Easter weekend

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CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at the closures and schedule changes in Ottawa for the Easter weekend.

COVID-19 TESTING OVER EASTER WEEKEND

Good Friday

  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre – Moodie: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre – Ray Friel: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Drive-Thru Assessment Centre at NAC: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 3

  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre - Moodie: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • COVID-19 CHEO Assessment Centre and Kids Come First Care Clinic at Brewer Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Assessment Centre for Adults at Brewer Park Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Drive-Thru Assessment Centre at NAC: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 4

  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre - Moodie: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • COVID-19 Testing Centre – Ray Friel – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 CHEO Assessment Centre and Kids Come First Care Clinic at Brewer Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Assessment Centre for Adults at Brewer Park Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Drive-Thru Assessment Centre at NAC: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, April 5

  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre - Moodie: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Care and Testing Centre – Ray Friel: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • COVID-19 CHEO Assessment Centre and Kids Come First Care Clinic at Brewer Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • COVID-19 Assessment Centre for Adults at Brewer Park Arena: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Centretown Community Health Centre: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sandy Hill Community Health Centre: 9 a.m. to 3:30 pm.
  • Somerset West Community Health Centre: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The drive-thru COVID-19 assessment centre at the NAC is closed April 5 and 6.

OTTAWA CLIENT SERVICE CENTRES

  • Client Service Centres, including the Government Service Centre at 110 Laurier Avenue West and the service centre at Ben Franklin Place will be closed Good Friday, Sunday and Monday
  • The city of Ottawa's 311 Contact Centre will be open for urgent matters. Call 311 or 613-580-2400

TRANSIT SERVICE

  • O-Train Line 1 will be running on a Sunday schedule from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Good Friday. The Confederation Line will be running on the current weekday schedule from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday
  • OC Transpo buses will be running on a Sunday schedule on Good Friday. OC Transpo bus service will run on a reduced weekday schedule on Monday
  • OC Train Line 2 replacement bus service will be running on a Sunday schedule on Good Friday. OC Transpo bus service will run on a reduced weekday schedule on Monday

GREEN BIN, RECYCLING AND GARBAGE COLLECTION

  • There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Friday's collection will be collected on Saturday. Easter Monday collection will be collected on Tuesday, with collection delayed by one day all week.
  • Garbage at multi-residential properties will be collected on the regularly scheduled day

COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

  • The Tom Brown respite centre, at 141 Bayview Road, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday to Monday.
  • The Bernard Grandmaître respite centre at 309 McArthur Road, and the St. Paul’s Eastern United Church respite centre at 473 Cumberland Street, will be closed on Friday to Sunday. Both centres will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday.

CITY OF OTTAWA SERVICES

  • All municipal child care centres will be closed Friday and Monday
  • The Ottawa Public Library will be closed on Friday, Sunday and Monday. Operating branches will be open on Saturday
  • The Ottawa Public Health Sexual Health Clinic and satellite clinics will be closed on Friday and Monday
  • The Dental Clinics will be closed Friday and Monday

GROCERY STORES

  • All grocery stores are closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Loblaws on Isabella Street is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Loblaws on Rideau Street is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Whole Foods at Lansdowne is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • All grocery stores are open regular hours on Saturday and Easter Monday

MALLS

  • Bayshore Shopping Centre is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Billings Bridge Shopping Centre is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday 
  • Carlingwood Shopping Centre is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Place d'Orleans is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Rideau Centre is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • St. Laurent Centre is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Tanger Outlets is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday

All malls are open regular hours on Saturday and Easter Monday

MUSEUMS

Museums in Ottawa must close as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday as part of the province-wide shutdown.