Victoria Day long weekend in Dufferin County

May 16th, 2023
By mball

Victoria Day takes place on Monday, May 22 this year. Here is what you need to know about Dufferin County services that day.

Dufferin County’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 22. They will reopen on Tuesday, May 23 at 8:30 am.

Waste Services
There will be no waste collection on Monday, May 22 due to the Victoria Day holiday. Please place all garbage, Blue Boxes and Green Bins out for collection one day later next week. Double up by placing up to two untagged bags of garbage at the curb next week. For missed collections, please call GFL at 1.888.941.3345 ext.1. Questions? Call Dufferin Waste at 519.941.2816 ext. 2620 or email

Never miss a collection! Download the Dufferin Waste app for weekly reminders, alerts and updates on special collections and events.

Housing Services
Clients of Dufferin County Housing Services can contact 519.941.8221 for after-hours emergency maintenance issues.

Within Dufferin County, there are emergency shelter options and resources to assist anyone experiencing homelessness. Resources can be found at

Ontario Works
Anyone in immediate financial need who is looking to apply for social assistance can complete an application online at or by calling the Intake and Benefits Administration Unit to complete an application over the phone at 1.888.999.1142.

EarlyON centres in Dufferin County will not be open or running programs on Victoria Day Monday.  Families are welcome to leave messages on social media or the Ask EarlyON phone line 519.938.0559, which will be answered on Tuesday, May 23. 







Megan Ball, Manager of Communications