What’s open and closed due to COVID-19 in Mississauga


Published March 15, 2020 at 2:28 pm


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, here’s what’s closed and open in Mississauga today (4:00 pm on March 25, 2020).

What’s closed in Mississauga due to COVID-19:

The following locations are closed to the public, and programs and activities at these locations are cancelled.

  • Active living centres
  • Arenas 
  • City Hall
  • Community centres
  • Fitness centres
  • Indoor pools
  • Libraries
  • Living Arts Centre
  • Meadowvale Theatre
  • Mississauga Seniors’ Centre
  • Museums (Benares and Bradley)
  • Outdoor rinks (Burnhamthorpe, Celebration Square, Woodhurst)
  • Paramount Fine Foods Centre
  • Riverwood Conservancy
  • Small Arms Inspection Building
  • The Provincial Offences Court

The following Region of Peel services are closed:

  • EarlyON Child and Family Centres 
  • 2020 income tax preparation clinics  
  • All Oral Health clinics 
  • Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)  
  • Healthy Sexuality Public Health clinics in Brampton, Bolton, Meadowvale, Malton, and Hope 24/7  
  • Peel Youth Village community – use of gym equipment will not be available  
  • Peel Living – all party rooms and common rooms in Peel Living buildings are closed (all related programming cancelled) 

  Cancellations and service changes (Region of Peel)

  • Ontario Works and Employment workshops are cancelled 
  • Peel Living – only emergency work orders will be completed for Peel Living buildings  
  • Adult prenatal classes, Healthy Start program, and the Teen prenatal supper club are cancelled. Online options are available 
  • Community Recycling Centres are no longer accepting cash payments 

Province-wide closures


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  • Movie theatres 
  • Concert halls
  • Live performance theatres
  • Sports arenas
  • Nightclubs, lounges and bars that do not serve food that can be purchased via takeout or delivery have been ordered to close
  • All restaurants have been ordered to suspend dine-in service. Restaurants are still allowed to provide take-out and delivery services
  • Gyms and fitness studios
  • Clothing stores, hair salons, nail salons and spas are closed
  • Square One is closed and mall access is restricted to essential services only
  • Erin Mills Town Centre is closed and mall access is restricted to essential services only
  • Heartland Town Centre stores may be closed, so call retailers ahead of time to be sure
  • Dixie Outlet Mall is closed and mall access is restricted to essential services only

What’s open in Mississauga:

  • MiWay has cut down on its service hours and implemented new boarding rules
  • Grocery stores
  • Shoppers Drug Mart and other pharmacies
  • The LCBO, but at reduced hours (and all LCBO stores will be closed on Mondays due to the pandemic)
  • The Beer Store, but at reduced hours
  • Only restaurants that offer take-out and delivery services exclusively
  • The Region of Peel says garbage and recycling collection will not be affected, but Community Recycling Centres will no longer accept cash (debit and credit are fine)
  • Most medical clinics are still open, but call ahead to be sure (dental and other clinics offering cosmetic or non-essential treatments could be closed)
  • Most veterinary clinics and pet stores are still open, but call ahead to be sure
  • Peel Regional Police will continue to patrol and respond to all emergency calls as usual, but smaller community stations have closed and residents are urged to file reports online whenever possible

The city says the following will remain operational: 

  • Fire
  • Transit (with reduced service)
  • Works Operations & Maintenance
  • 311 Contact Centre
  • Animal Services
  • Regulatory Services
  • Building Permits/Inspections
  • Site Plan Applications
  • OPAs & Rezoning Planning Applications
  • Security Services
  • Administrative/technical functions related to preserving safety and public trust 

Residents are reminded to practice good hygiene, wash hands frequently, avoid contact with those who are sick, and stay home if becoming sick.

“Given the rise of cases of COVID-19 here at home and around the world, we are taking pro-active measures as a City to ensure the health and safety of our residents,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie.

“Closing all City recreation, library and culture facilities to the public for three weeks is the right decision and is aligned with measures being taken in public schools and in other jurisdictions.”

To stay updated on COVID-19 in Peel, visit peelregion.ca/coronavirus.

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