What is closed on Christmas Day 2011 in Markham, Ontario?

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What is closed on Christmas Day 2011 in Markham, Ontario?

Sunday, December 25, 2011, is Christmas Day in Ontario.  Since Christmas Day is a statutory holiday, there will be many closures.  In addition, some services will operate on a holiday schedule.  Below is a list of some of the closures for Christmas Day 2011 in Markham, Ontario.

The following will be closed:

  • Government offices (municipal, provincial and federal) except for a very limited number of services
  • Libraries
  • Canada Post
  • Stores, shopping centres, plazas, grocery stores (some shopping may be available in designated tourist areas or where there are exceptions in the legislation)
  • Beer store, liquor store
  • Schools
  • Banks and trust companies
  • Many businesses

Many services will be operating on holiday service including:

  • GO Transit (trains and buses)
  • York Region Transit
  • VIVA Transit
  • TTC (Toronto Transit Commission)

The above list is only a partial list.  You should contact any places you intend to visit or services you intend to utilize to verify the hours of operation on Christmas Day 2011.

Have a Happy and Safe Christmas Day.  Do not drink and drive.

What is closed on Christmas Day 2011 in Markham, Ontario?

Comments (4)

Chris Smith
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - New Tecumseth, ON
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta

marc, vi is leaving for scotland christmas day, so i know pearson is open

Dec 11, 2011 06:39 AM
Joshua Zargari
MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating - Lynbrook, NY
MJ Decorators Workshop

Good evening Marc.

That is great information...

Wishing you a great week.

Dec 11, 2011 09:23 AM
Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

I'll be spending Christmas Day at the San Diego Zoo for the thirteenth consecutive year. Just hope it's not raining.

Dec 12, 2011 03:18 PM
EC, JF, Double R and Zoey the Cool Cat
Russel Ray Photos - San Diego, CA

Reminds me that I need to make sure that we have eggnog for Christmas Day, which usually means going shopping on Christmas Eve.

Dec 14, 2011 01:25 PM