Canada Day in Barrie: Affected Services

(Barrie, ON) A number of services in Barrie are affected by holiday weekends. The following municipal services will be affected this Canada Day weekend:

Barrie Transit

Barrie Transit will run according to the regular Sunday service schedule on Thursday, July 1. (

Curbside Collection

There will be no garbage, organics, recycling and yard waste collection on Thursday, July 1 in Barrie. Collection during the week of this holiday will occur one day later for the remainder of the week. Remember: materials must always be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day. ( The landfill site is closed every Sunday and Monday.


Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on all statutory holidays. Waterfront parking is enforced 24/7/365.In specific waterfront areas, residents must display their permits and visitors are required to pay $10 per hour with a daily maximum of $50. (

Recreation Centres

Due to provincial COVID-19 restrictions, Allandale Recreation Centre, Holly Community Centre (open for immunization clinic), East Bayfield Community Centre, Eastview Arena and Sadlon Arena remain closed to the public, except for high-performance athletes. There are no in-person programs/activity offerings, but virtual program offerings continue to be offered and select Centres have now added outdoor fitness classes. for detailed up-to-date information.

City Hall

Barrie City Hall is closed on Thursday, July 1.

Canada Day Programming

The City of Barrie's 2021 Canada Day programming is being themed around our shared history with a focus on education, reconciliation and reflection. for more details. to confirm the current status of all City services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to follow public health guidelines.

NOTE: Residents are permitted to use fireworks on the Canada Day holiday only (as per the Regulatory Matters by-law). Please review fireworks safety reminders and only gather with members of your own household.


Media Contact
Scott LaMantia
Senior Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4529