Collection restrictions remain in place this Easter weekend


The city of Sault Ste. Marie reminds citizens of the following service interruptions during the Easter holiday period – from Friday April 10 to Monday April 13:

Garbage and recycling collection

There is no garbage collection or recycling on Friday April 10. The Friday garbage and recycling collection will take place on Saturday April 11.

2020-04-07 Good Friday WasteThere is also no garbage collection and recycling on Easter Monday April 13. The collection from April 14 to April 18 will be one day late.

2020-04-07 Easter Monday garbageThe City’s landfill site will be closed on Good Friday April 10 and Easter Monday April 13.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the landfill will be closed on Saturday until further notice. The landfill is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for essential service only. This includes any garbage causing odors or rodent problems. Only two people per vehicle and children are not allowed. Expect delays as security will strictly enforce physical distance and health and safety measures.

Transit service

Transit and Parabus will not operate on Good Friday April 10. The essential services weekend schedule for Transit and Parabus will operate on Saturday April 11 and Easter Sunday April 12. The essential operating hours resume on Monday, April 13.

Customers are reminded that Transit Services limits the number of passengers to 10 – 12 passengers per bus to ensure that it continues to provide physical distance when needed. For more information on public transportation, call 705-759-5438.

The City reminds citizens that, although Easter weekend has arrived, under the Emergency Management and Emergency Preparedness Act, the Ontario government’s ban on gathering more than five people is still in effect. Everyone should stay at home, except for essential reasons, keep a physical distance of at least two meters from each other at all times and avoid close contact with people outside your immediate family.

All returning international travelers must stay at home for 14 days. If you have traveled to Canada or to Ontario communities outside of Algoma, especially to places where COVID-19 is spread locally, you must stay home for 14 days. Anyone who is sick, even with mild symptoms, should stay at home. For more information, visit here.



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