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Thanksgiving Day Closures - Monday, October 12, 2020

For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems and safety issues, please call 905-546-2489.

Due to the statutory holiday taking place on Monday, October 12 these City services will have changes:

Green Cart, Recycling, Leaf and Yard waste and Garbage Collection

  • There will be no green cart, blue box, bulk waste, leaf and yard waste or garbage pick-up.
  • Community Recycling Centres and Transfer Stations will be closed.
  • Your pick-up will be one day later if it falls on or after the holiday.
  • To view your collection schedule, visit

HSR Bus Schedules

  • The HSR will be operating on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday, October 12, with span reduction in the late evening having the last trips departing from downtown at 10 pm.
  • For Red Hill Business Park (RHBP) employees travelling on October 12, HSR bus service and TransCab service will end earlier, and TransCab service will operate to/from Canada Bread and Maple Leaf Foods only. 
  • For more information please visit or call 905-527-4441.


  • DARTS will be operating holiday service hours on Monday, October 12.
  • All subscription trips on DARTS, with the exception of dialysis, are cancelled for Monday, Ocotber 12. If passengers need to travel on this day, they must make a reservation up to 3 days in advance to do so.  ATS customer service will be closed on Monday, October 12.

Hamilton Civic Museums

Gage Park Tropical Greenhouse


  • Recreation centres, senior clubs and senior centres, and arenas will be closed on Monday, October 12.
  • Visit the Recreation Schedule for a list of weekend activities.    

Hamilton Public Library

  • All Hamilton Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday October 11 and Monday, October 12.
  • Most* HPL branches are open Mondays, 10 am to 6 pm. *Bookmobile, Carlisle, Freelton, Greensville, Lynden and Mount Hope branches are closed Mondays. All HPL branches are open Tuesdays to Fridays,10 am to 6 pm and Saturdays,10 am to 5 pm for browsing, computer use, printing services, and Makerspace. All locations are closed Sundays.  
  • For more information, call 905-546-3200, email [email protected], or chat and learn more at

Hamilton Farmers’ Market Hours   

  • Sunday, October 11 - Closed          
  • Monday, October 12 - Closed
  • Tuesday, October 13 - 9 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday, October 14 - Closed
  • Thursday, October 15 - 9 am to 4 pm
  • Friday, October 16 -  9 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday, October 17 - 8 am to 4 pm

Public Health Services

For Public Health matters concerning:

  • Reports of suspected reportable diseases and food poisoning, call 905-546-2063
  • Reports of environmental spills, fires or other events that may be a health hazard or safety issue, call 905-546-2489
  • Reports of rabies animal exposures, call 905-546-2489
  • Safe Water Program issues that may be a health hazard, call 905-546-2489 or visit
  • For COVID-19 related health info visit, call the COVID hotline at 905-974-9848, or email [email protected].

Animal Services

  • The Animal Services Shelter will be closed on Sunday, October 11 and Monday, October 12.
  • For 24-hour Animal Services emergency issues, please call: 905-574-3433.

Municipal Service Centres

Traffic Violations

  • The Provincial Offences Administration Office at 50 Main St. E. will be closed on Monday, October 12.
  • Online payments can be made anytime at