GTA moves into Step 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan on July 16th.
Here is a list of what is open and closed in GTA:
What is Open/Closed in GTA:
Starting July 16th:
- 25 people indoors
- 100 people outdoors
- Indoor religious services, rites or ceremonies, including wedding services and funeral services permitted with physical distancing.
What is Open for in-person shopping/activities:
- All non-essential, essential retail stores and shopping malls open with with capacity limited to the number of people that can maintain a physical distance of two metres;
- Outdoor and indoor dining permitted with capacity limited to permit physical distancing of 2 metres
- No limits on the number of people per table
- Buffets permitted
- Open, including services that require the removal of a face covering, with capacity limited to permit physical distancing of 2 metres and other restrictions.
Gyms and indoor fitness studios
- Personal fitness and training – Indoor fitness classes and personal training permitted, with a maximum capacity of 50%.
Attractions & Recreational Facilities:
- All museums and indoor attractions are allowed to open. – List of Tourist Attractions Open Now in Toronto and GTA
- Public libraries – open
- Outdoor amusement parks and waterparks like Canada’s Wonderland.
- Outdoor fairs, rural exhibitions, festivals and similar outdoor events.
- Performing arts – Indoor open at a maximum capacity of 50% or 1,000 people (whichever is less) and other restrictions. Outdoor open. For unseated events, spectators permitted at a maximum capacity of 75% or 5,000 people (whichever is less)
- Cinemas open – Indoor open at a maximum capacity of 50% or 1,000 people (whichever is less) and other restrictions.
- Tour and guide services
- Boat tours (Boat tours and cruises in Ontario)
- Day and overnight camps for children
- Drive-in & Drive-Thru Events (In-person Events)
- Drive-In Theatres
- Overnight camping at campgrounds and campsites, including Ontario Parks (Reserve Your Visit in Advance to Popular Ontario Parks)
- Airbnb and other Short term rentals
- Hotels, motels, lodges, cabins, cottages, resorts, student residences.
- Beaches, Outdoor swimming pools, baseball diamonds, batting cages, soccer, football and sports fields, tennis, platform tennis, table tennis and pickleball courts. basketball courts, BMX parks, skate parks, frisbee golf locations, cycling tracks and bike trails, horse riding facilities, shooting ranges including those operated by rod and gun clubs
- Golf courses and driving ranges
- Financial services like banks
- Healthcare services
- Veterinary services and other businesses that provide pet services and for the health and welfare of animals, including:farms, boarding kennels, stables, animal shelters
research facilities, pet groomers, pet sitters, pet walkers, pet trainers (including for service animals)
- Laundromats and drycleaners
What is closed:
- None. All allowed to open with capacity restrictions.
Region of Peel:
- 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