Please be advised of the following 2018/2019 Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Hours of Operation for the City of Brandon:
- Brandon City Hall (410-9th St.), the A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex (638 Princess Avenue), the Civic Services Complex (900 Richmond Avenue East), the Parks Complex (2020 McGregor Avenue) and Cemetery Office, and Brandon’s Community Sportsplex (30 Knowlton Drive) will all be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and Wednesday, December 26th to mark Christmas Day and Boxing Day. All of these facilities will re-open for regular business hours on Thursday, December 27th.
- Brandon City Hall, the A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex, the Civic Services Complex, the Parks Complex and Cemetery Office, and Brandon’s Community Sportsplex will also all be closed on Tuesday, January 1st, in recognition of New Year’s Day, and will re-open for regular business hours on Wednesday, January 2nd.
- BRANDON TRANSIT:
On Monday, December 24th, Brandon Transit will operate from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Regular Brandon Transit Routes will NOT be running on Tuesday, December 25th; HOWEVER, Brandon Transit is pleased to offer a fixed route for those attending the Westman Traditional Christmas Dinner. Bus service will be available on two fixed routes to and from the Victoria Inn (3550 Victoria Avenue) from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. A map of the routes can be found on the Brandon Transit website here: http://www.brandontransit.ca/events. Handi Transit is also available to transport individuals to and from the Westman Traditional Christmas Dinner through the regular booking process.
Brandon Transit services will then run on statutory holiday hours (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.) on Wednesday, December 26th. The Brandon Transit Info Centre will be CLOSED on December 25th, December 26th and January 1st. Brandon Transit routes can be found here: http://www.brandontransit.ca/routes-schedules/regular-routes-schedules. A reminder to all that FREE New Year’s Eve bus service will being offered from 6 p.m. on Dec.31st to 3 a.m. on January 1st! Regular Brandon Transit Routes will NOT be running on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Visit the above link for more details.
Refuse and recycling collection will be slightly modified to observe that Christmas Day & New Year’s Day both fall on a Tuesday this year. Collection that would have occurred on Tuesday, December 25th will take place on Saturday, December 29th; while collection that would have occurred on Tuesday, January 1st will take place on Saturday, January 5th. NO other regular collection days will be impacted, and regular Tuesday collection will resume on January 8th, 2019.
Regular winter hours of operation (Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m) will be in effect at the Eastview Landfill Site and Material Recovery Facility during the Christmas holiday, EXCEPT for the following days:
Tuesday, December 25th – CLOSED
Wednesday, December 26th – CLOSED
Tuesday, January 1st – CLOSED
- For all after-hours Public Works emergencies, residents are encouraged to call 204-729-2285.
HAVE A VERY SAFE AND MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!