RELEASE – October 2020 — The Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 12 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services. Having a Thanksgiving Day gathering? See the advice from KFL&A below the schedule changes.
Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: No collection Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at CityofKingston.ca/Collection. The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.
Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for the Route 18 which will run on its regular weekday schedule. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit.
Thanksgiving is on Monday, October 12. During the holiday, all Express and City Routes will run on a Sunday service schedule. You can plan your bus trip with Google Transit: https://t.co/HguLm01O00 pic.twitter.com/ruz01SXUwP
— Kingston Transit (@KingstonTransit) October 8, 2020
Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Monday. Call 613-542-2512.
Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences, are closed Monday.
Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Enbridge customers can call 1-866-763-5427. A reminder that consumers on time-of-use electricity pricing will be billed at a fixed price, which the government refers to as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until Oct. 31.
INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Rideau Heights Community Centre, CaraCo Home Field and arenas: Closed Monday.
Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.
Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open. The fueling stations are open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed Monday.
Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
PumpHouse Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning: Closed Monday.
Having a Thanksgiving celebration this weekend?
KFL&A Public Health suggests you follow these guidelines to protect loved ones – and especially older relatives – from COVID-19:
* Recommended: Visit virtually instead of in person.
* If you intend to meet people from outside your household:
- stay local (within the KFL&A region).
- meet with as few people as possible.
- stay outdoors as much as possible.
- bring your own food.
- maintain a physical distance of 2 metres from those outside your household.
- wear a face-covering if you cannot not maintain a 2 metre distance (indoors and out).