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What's open and what's closed for Remembrance Day

To mark 100th anniversary of the end of WWI city will participate by ringing 100 bells at various local churches at sundown
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The City of Sault Ste. Marie would like to advise residents of schedule changes for Remembrance Day operations. The following facilities and services will be closed Monday, Nov. 12:

  • Cemetery office
  • Public libraries – James L. McIntyre Centennial and the Korah Branch Library will be closed Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12
  • The Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site will be closed. Winter hours are Tuesday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • City Landfill site and Household Hazardous Waste Depot. The Household Hazardous Waste Depot is closed for the season and will reopen Spring 2019
  • Civic Centre – 99 Foster Dr.
  • GFL Memorial Gardens Administrative office and box office will be closed
  • Public Works and Engineering office – 128 Sackville Rd. For 24 hour emergency service requests, call 705-759-5201.
  • Sault Transit main office is closed
  • Seniors Drop In Centre and the Northern Community Centre and Seniors 55+

There will be no refuse or recycling pickup on Monday Nov. 12. Refuse and recycling will be one day late for the remainder of the week. The Landfill is closed on Monday, Nov. 12. Winter hours of operation for the Landfill are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For further information contact 705-541-7087.

The following facilities and services will operate Monday, Nov. 12:

  • John Rhodes Community Centre Pool is open for all regular programming including lessons and swims
  • All arenas (GFL Memorial Gardens, John Rhodes Community Centre Arena and the McMeeken Centre) will be open for scheduled events
  • Regular transit and Parabus will operate as usual on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, City buses will pull over to observe one minute of silence. For more info, call Sault Transit at 705-759-5438.

The Nov. 11 Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at the GFL Memorial Gardens beginning at 11 a.m. The public is asked to arrive early and be seated by 10:30 a.m.

On Nov. 11, at the setting of the sun, Sault Ste. Marie will participate with communities across Canada to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells at various local churches. 

Social Services offices; including Ontario Works, Housing Services and Early Years Services; will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in recognition of Remembrance Day.

Regular Social Service operations will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

Together, we stand in honour and remembrance of the many that have fallen in the service of our country, and acknowledge the courage of those who still serve.