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PRESS RELEASEAffected City services during the Thanksgiving Day holiday
Friday, October 9, 2020

(Barrie, ON) A number of services are affected in the City of Barrie on statutory holidays. The following City services will be affected on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 12, 2020):

Barrie Transit
There will be no Barrie Transit service on October 12.

Curbside Collection
There will be no garbage, organics, recycling and yard waste collection on Monday, October 12 in Barrie. Collection during the week of this holiday will occur one day later for the remainder of the week. Materials must be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day. Barrie's landfill is closed every Sunday and Monday. Visit barrie.ca/CurbsideCollection for further details.

City Hall
Barrie City Hall will be closed on October 12.

Recreation & Community Centres
Allandale Recreation Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre and Holly Community Centre will be closed on October 12. To book a future time at the centres to swim, work out, take part in a fitness class, or to register for select programs, visit play.barrie.ca.

Parking
Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on all statutory holidays. Barrie residents require a Resident Parking Pass in order to park for free at specific waterfront areas. Non-residents are charged $10/hour with a daily max of $50; waterfront paid parking is enforced 24/7/365. For more information, visit barrie.ca/parking.

Visit barrie.ca/services to confirm the current status of all City services during the COVID-19 pandemic. '

This Thanksgiving, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is advising that residents keep close contacts limited to only members of their household. They recommend that if you do gather, do it outside, follow the provincial restrictions, wear a mask or physical distance, and stay home if you are sick.​

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Media Contact:
Melanie Rumley
Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4578
melanie.rumley@barrie.ca

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