Civic Holiday events start on Friday July 30.  The Civic Holiday is the first Monday of August and offers a long weekend holiday during the summer vacation season in Canada……. a perfect time for family day activities, events and festivals.  This day is not a statutory holiday so most stores and businesses will be open.  All government agencies – including banks and the post office – will be closed.

The Top 2 News Stories regarding the Civic Holiday Weekend…

**The OPP is warning boaters and motorists they’ll be doubling enforcement to crack down on aggressive drivers, impaired drivers, seatbelt and life-jacket use on waterways and roads this Civic Holiday weekend.

**About 370 LCBO stores and 228 Beer Store outlets across Ontario will open on civic holiday Monday. It is not included as statutory holiday under Ontario’s Retail Business Holidays Act.

Be Smart and Enjoy a Great Weekend!

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