A list of what is open and closed in GTA.
Toronto and Peel will continue to be in lockdown and under Stay-at-home order at least until March 8, 2021.
- What is Open/Allowed During Ontario’s Stay-at-Home Order Starting January 14
- Ontario’s Stay at Home Order: Official Rules For When You Can Be Out of Your House
Durham Region and Halton moved to Red Zone under Ontario’s Colour-Coded COVID-19 Framework on February 16 and York Region on February 22, 2021.
What is Open/Closed in Toronto, and Peel
- Social gatherings are limited to your household
- 5 people outdoors.
- Limit for weddings, funerals and other religious services, rites or ceremonies where physical distancing can be maintained: 10 people indoors or 10 people outdoors
What is Open for In-person Shopping:
- Supermarkets and retailers that sell food like Walmart, Costco, Superstore open for in-person shopping
- Pharmacies open for in-person shopping
- Liquor Stores like LCBO, Beer Store open for in-person shopping
- Outdoor markets that sell food open for in-person shopping
- Gas stations and fuel suppliers are open.
- Automated and self-service car washes are open.
- Laundromats and drycleaners are open.
- Snow cleaning and landscaping services are open.
- Banks and other financial services are open.
Recreational activities allowed/ open
— Wearing a mask or face covering is now recommended outdoors when you can’t physically distance more than two metres.
- Outdoor Ice rinks, Snowmobile, cross country, dogsledding, ice-skating and snow-shoe trails
- Portions of parks or recreational areas containing outdoor fitness equipment
- Tobogganing hills and skating trails
- Vacation rentals, cottages: Short-term rentals – only to be provided to individuals “who are in need of housing.”
What is Open By Appointment/Curbside Delivery
Retails stores deemed non-essential and those offering curbside pickup and delivery must limit hours of operation to between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
— Food stores, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants selling takeout are exempt from the limit on hours.
— Retailers allowed to open for in-person shopping — including supermarkets, convenience stores, box stores that sell groceries and discount stores — must be able to maintain physical distance between people, and require face coverings.
- All other retail permitted to be open for curbside pick-up or delivery only.
- Hardware stores like Homedepot, Canadian Tire open for curbside pick up.
- Restaurants: Take out, drive-through and delivery permitted, including sale of alcohol.
- Cannabis retail stores open for curbside pick up.
- Garden centres open for curbside pick up.
- General Retail (all other retail, including hardware stores, pet food, computer stores, etc. open for curbside pick up.
- Veterinary services by appointment
- Regulated health professionals including dentists, optometrists, chiropractic services, ophthalmologists, physical and occupational therapists and podiatrists by appointment
- Shopping malls: Closed for in-person retail. Members of the public are only permitted to enter the mall to: Access businesses and organizations permitted to be open.
- Motor/recreational vehicle sales permitted to be open for in-person shopping by appointment only and other restrictions.
- Businesses that sell, rent or repair assistive/mobility/medical devices, and optical stores that sell prescription eyewear to the public allowed by appointment only. Curbside delivery is allowed
- Libraries are open for curbside, delivery and pick-up.
What is closed:
- Personal care services closed like spas, hairdressers.
- Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments closed
- Indoor sports and recreational facilities, including pools, closed with limited exceptions.
- Museums, art galleries, zoos, aquariums and other indoor attractions.
- Restaurants closed for indoor and outdoor dining.
- In-person retail shopping not permitted.
- Performing arts facilities closed.
- Drive-in Events, Drive-Thru events closed
- Ski Hills Closed.
City of Toronto Facilities (Outdoor Skating, Parks Open)
Region of Peel
- City of Mississauga Facilities (Outdoor Skating, Parks Open)
- City of Brampton (Outdoor Skating, Parks Open)
- Town of Caledon(Outdoor Skating, Parks Open)
What is Open Closed in Durham Region, Halton Region, York Region
Museums, art galleries, and tourist attractions, all retail shops are open with allowed limits.
- for all organized public events and social gatherings: 5 people indoors and 25 people outdoors
- Gathering limit for religious services, weddings and funerals: 30% capacity indoors / 100 people outdoors
Restaurants, Bars and Food or Drink Establishments
- Indoor dining allowed with 10 person indoor capacity limit
- Limit of 4 people may be seated together
- Outdoor dining, take out, drive through and delivery permitted
- Establishments must be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
- Liquor sold or served only between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sports and recreational fitness facilities
- Maintain 2 metre physical distancing, unless engaged in a sport
- Gyms and fitness studios permitted to be open with maximum of:10 people indoors or 25 people outdoors in classes
- 10 people indoors in areas with weights or exercise equipment
Meeting and event spaces
- Maximum of 10 people per facility indoors or 25 outdoors
- Fitting rooms must be limited to non-adjacent stalls
- For malls: Maximum number of patrons permitted to be seated indoors in mall food court is 10
Personal care services
- Oxygen bars, steam rooms, saunas, bath houses, other adult venues, hot tubs, floating pools, whirlpools and sensory deprivation pods closed.
- Barbershops allowed. Services requiring removal of face coverings prohibited.
- Change rooms and showers closed
Casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments
- Maximum of 10 people indoors or 25 people outdoors
- Table games are prohibited
- Closed , except for drive-in cinemas
Performing arts facilities
- Closed to spectators
- Drive-in performances permitted
- City of Pickering
- Town of Ajax
- Town of Whitby
- City of Oshawa
- Township of Scugog
- Township of Brock
- Town of Aurora
- Town of East Gwillimbury
- Town of Georgina
- Township of King
- City of Markham
- Town of Newmarket
- Town of Richmond Hill
- City of Vaughan
- Town of Whitchurch–Stouffville