Canada Day: What's open and closed on P.E.I.

Thousands of people celebrate Canada day in P.E.I. every year. (Muskoka Stock Photos/Shutterstock - image credit)
Thousands of people celebrate Canada day in P.E.I. every year. (Muskoka Stock Photos/Shutterstock - image credit)

Monday, July 1, is Canada Day, a public holiday in Prince Edward Island.

Here's how this might affect the hours of some services and businesses across the Island:

  • All provincial government offices, including Access P.E.I., will be closed.

  • All municipal government offices will be closed.

  • All P.E.I. Public Library branches will be closed.

  • Canada Post will not be delivering mail.

  • Island Waste Management Corporation will not be collecting waste, compost or recycling. The alternate pickup date is Saturday, July 6.

  • T3 Transit will be operating on its normal weekday schedule.

  • UPEI and Holland College, including the McMillan Centre, are closed.

Some retail notes for July 1:

  • Royalty Crossing mall will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Confederation Court Mall will be closed, but stores with their own outside entrance may be open. The Shoppers Drug Mart will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Shoppers at 403 University Ave. is open from 8 a.m. until midnight, while the one at 675 University Ave. is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Shoppers in Stratford will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shoppers in Summerside from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

  • County Fair Mall in Summerside will be closed, but its Lawtons Drugs branch will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Cooper's in Belfast will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Brighton Clover Farm in Charlottetown will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.

  • The Co-Op stores in Tignish, O'Leary, Morell and Souris will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • The Wellington Co-op will be closed.

  • Kensington Country Store will be closed.

  • Foodland in Charlottetown and Bloomfield will both be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • No Frills in Stratford will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Sobeys stores across the Island will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Panda Mart is open from 10 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.

  • Atlantic Superstores will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Global Grocery Store in Charlottetown will be open from noon to 6 p.m.

  • Panda Mart in Charlottetown will be open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • Top Fresh Market in Charlottetown will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Walmart stores in Charlottetown and Summerside will be open regular hours, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission stores will be open regular hours.

  • Cannabis P.E.I. stores will be open regular hours.