Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Holiday Season heralds a number of closures

With the Christmas and New Years period almost upon us, there will be reduced hours for services and closed locations over the next week and a bit.

The Regional Recycling Centre will head into Holiday mode with a shift in Hours of Operation.

The Kaien Road Recycling Depot will be open until 4:30 on Christmas Even, Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing, December 27th it will be open from Noon to 4 PM.

Regular Hours go into effect from December 28-31 and the Centre will be closed again on New Year's Day.

The Kaien Road Transfer Station operates during hours when the Recycling Centre is closed.

The Regional District Office Hours will be on a holiday schedule as well, Closed from December 25 to January 4 (see Regional District information sheet here)

The City of Prince Rupert closes the doors to City Hall at Noon on December 24th, reopening for business on January 4th at 9:30 AM (see media release)

Your Garbage collection schedule in Prince Rupert will also be impacted by the Christmas and Boxing Day holiday, requiring you to shift your usual collection by two days to catch up to the schedule in place (see schedule here)

The District of Port Edward will commence it's Holiday hours at Noon on Christmas Eve, with the offices closed from December 25 to 28.  It's business as usual for the District from December 29-31 with a Noon hour closure on New Years Eve. District offices will be closed on New Year's Day.

Garbage collection will take place on December 29th in the District (see information here)

The Prince Rupert Landfill site will close at 12:14 on the 24th and remain closed on the 25th to 27th, reopening on December 28th to 31st with a New Year's eve closing time of 12:15. The Landfill site will also be closed on New Year's Day.

Prince Rupert and Port Edward Transit buses will stop at 6:45 PM on December 24th.

There will be No service provided from December 25 to 27, with regular service resuming on December 28.  New Years Eve The Free Evening Service will begin at 6:45 PM and continue through until 3:30 AM on New Year's Day.  There is also and expanded New Year's Eve service to Port Edward (see information update here)

To Find out the hours of operation over the Holidays for the Recreation Centre and Library contact those facilities at the numbers below:

Prince Rupert Recreation Centre  250-624-6707  (facebook)
Prince Rupert Library 250-627-1345   (website)

The Holiday season also means travel for those heading to or from the North Coast over the holidays, you can find Road Conditions available from the DriveBC website and twitter feed.

The status of flights in and out of YPR can be found from their Departure and Arrival page

While BC Ferries updates its travellers through their Service Notices feature and twitter feed

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