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City Services: Labour Day 2023

By September 1, 2023No Comments

Getting around

Calgary Transit
Over the Labour Day weekend we adjust our service hours. Use our trip planner to see when your bus is running.

On Monday, Sept. 4, we will be operating buses, CTrains, and On Demand on a Sunday level of service. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes, please visit

The Red Line will be closed between Erlton/Stampede and Southland stations starting Saturday, Sept. 2 until the very early hours of Tuesday, Sept. 5. Visit for more information on these detours.

Parts of 9 Avenue downtown will be closed due to the Calgary Pride Parade on Sunday, Sept. 3, and some bus routes will be affected. Use our trip planner to plan your route and avoid delays.

No payment is required for on-street parking on Monday, Sept. 4. Weekend rates will be in effect at Calgary Parking parkades and surface lots. Our Contact Centre and Impound Lot will also be closed. For more information, please visit Calgary Parking.

Road closures
The following road closures will be in effect on Sunday, Sept. 3 to accommodate the Calgary Pride Parade.

  • 9 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 11 Street S.W. and 5 Street S.W. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 9 Avenue S will be closed between 5 Street S.W. and 8 Street S.E. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 6 Street S.E., Confluence Wy S.E., Riverfront Ave. S.E./S.W., and 2 Street S.W. will be closed from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Motorists can use 11 Street S.W., 8 Street S.W., and 4 Street S.W. to travel north/south of 9 Avenue S. during these closures.

Please note: Calgary Police will be on site controlling intersections during the Parade.

Road construction and traffic safety
Visit for a list of current traffic incidents, road closures and detours.

As the summer season transitions into the excitement of a new school year, we are asking drivers to prioritize safety, especially near schools where increased activity poses potential risks for both motorists and children. To learn more about what you can do keep yourself and others safe on roads and pathways, visit

​Around the house

Landfill hours
Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for this weekend are as follows:

  Spyhill East Calgary Shephard
Saturday, Sept. 2 OPEN


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sunday, Sept. 3 CLOSED OPEN


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Monday, Sept. 4


Labour Day




7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Facility hours and closures

Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3

Monday, Sept. 4

All golf courses and driving ranges will be open this long weekend. Book your tee times now!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out one of our community farm stands to find a variety of fresh, healthy and seasonal food options and support your local and regional farmers. Visit for a list of farm stand locations near you.

Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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