Where you can find last-minute supplies on Canada Day in the Halifax region
Grocery stores and NSLCs are closed Saturday but there are other options if you need to pick up some last minute BBQ supplies.
Here’s what’s open and closed in the Halifax region on Canada Day.
Atlantic Superstore — closed Saturday
Sobeys — closed Saturday
Liquor and beer
NSLC — closed Saturday
Bishop’s Cellar — Open 8 a.m. to midnight on Saturday
RockHead Wine and Beer Market — Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday
Most independent breweries are open regular hours on Saturday. Best to call ahead, just in case.
Most pharmacies are open but may have reduced hours. However, pharmacies located in malls are usually closed. Be sure to call ahead.
- Halifax Shopping Centre — Closed Saturday
- Mic Mac Mall — Closed Saturday
- Sunnyside Mall — Closed Saturday
- Bedford Place Mall — Closed Saturday
- Park Lane Mall — Closed Saturday
- Scotia Square — Closed Saturday
Halifax public libraries
All branches and departments are closed Saturday and Monday.
Halifax Transit buses and ferries are operating on holiday schedules on Saturday. Ferries will be free on July 1 in support of Feed Nova Scotia and riders are asked to bring a food or cash donation instead of a fare.
The Macdonald Bridge will be open.
On-street parking meters are free.
Regular municipal solid waste collection on Monday.
The Otter Lake Waste Management Facility, the Halifax recycling facility, and municipal composting facilities will be closed Saturday.