The first Monday of August is a civic holiday in Ontario, and any municipalities have used this day to recognize a historical figure relevant to their community. In December 2013, Vaughan Council dedicated this holiday to its namesake – Benjamin Vaughan.
- Municipal offices at Vaughan City Hall and the Joint Operations Centre will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5 and will reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 6.
- Community centres will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5.
- Vaughan Animal Services, including the Vaughan Animal Shelter located at 70 Tigi Ct., will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 4 and Monday, Aug. 5.
- Vaughan Public Libraries are closed on Monday, Aug. 5. Feel free to explore the libraries’ digital service offerings, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies and more. For more information, visit vaughanpl.info.
- Access Vaughan will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5. However, a live agent will be available to respond to municipal emergencies. For additional information about the City’s contact centre, visit vaughan.ca/AccessVaughan.