Municipal Labour Day services

Media Release

August 31, 2021

Municipal services on Labour Day

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, September 6 recognition of the Labour Day holiday. 


Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemeteries: Cemetery staff will be on call for funeral homes that require at-need sales.

CK Transit: Services will not be running on Monday, September 6.

Emergency Services:  Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling “911” for emergency calls only.

Entegrus and Public Utilities Commission: PUC will be closed. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

Health and Family Services Building: The Health and Family Services building will be closed on September 6, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care and Early Years, and Public Health.

Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King St. W., Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg are closed on September 6, and will reopen on September 7 for phone appointments by calling 519-436-1123 during normal business hours.

Emergency Rapid Rehousing Program: The Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628 for homeless emergencies within Chatham-Kent is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed on September 6. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

Libraries: All 11 branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library will be closed on September 6. Please visit for more information.

Waste and Recycling: Garbage and recycling collection services for the week of Sept. 6 will be delayed by one day. Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations: Transfer Stations are closed on September 6.

Chatham-Kent Tourism:  To access visitor information at any time, please visit

 Arts and Culture:  Thames Art Gallery and Chatham-Kent Museum are closed on September 6, re-opening for pre-booked visits on September 8. Please book your visit online or by calling 519-360-1998. Chatham Capitol Theatre remains closed to the public except on event dates; please visit for theatre programming.

ARTspace is closed to the public except on event dates; please visit for ARTspace programming. Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Milner Heritage House, and Ridge House Museum remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

EarlyON: Programs are closed on September 6. Please visit for complete EarlyON programming.

Pools: Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed.

Arenas: All arenas will be closed.

The Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Monday, September 6, regular business hours 8:30-4:30 p.m. will resume on Tuesday, September 7. 

Admin and Garage Facilities at 50 Siemens Dr. will be closed.

Media Contact:

Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624