Toronto, Peel Area set for 28-day lockdown: What’s open and closed – CityNews Toronto

Toronto, Peel Region set for 28-day lockdown: What's open and closed - CityNews Toronto

With Toronto and Peel Area set to grow to be the primary areas to enter the ‘lockdown’ tier of the province’s COVID-19 response framework as of 12:01 a.m. Monday for at the least the following 28 days, right here’s a have a look at what which means for residents in these areas.


  • Colleges, childcare centres, pharmacies, medical doctors, and dentist workplaces will likely be staying open through the lockdown
  • Important companies corresponding to supermarkets, grocery shops, comfort shops, {hardware} shops, low cost and division store-type retailers, LCBO and beer shops and security provide shops can even be open. There will likely be a 50 per cent capability restrict for in-person buying, which suggests there could possibly be lineups to get into these locations.
  • Vet companies will stay open
  • Motorcar gross sales are permitted by appointment solely
  • Backyard centres and plant nurseries are open by appointment solely until out of doors curbside pickup or supply is accessible to the general public
  • Outside markets are allowed with present public well being measures


  • Hair salons and barber outlets
  • Nail salons
  • Tattoo parlours
  • Casinos, bingo halls and gaming institutions
  • Amusement parks
  • Strip golf equipment, bathhouses and intercourse golf equipment
  • Museums, galleries, science centres, zoos and aquariums


No indoor organized public occasions or social gatherings of any sort are allowed besides with members of the identical family. Outside gatherings, the place bodily distancing could be maintained, are restricted to 10 folks

Funerals, weddings, spiritual companies
There’s a restrict of 10 folks each indoors and open air so long as bodily distancing could be maintained. The Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto says it’s suspending public plenty throughout the lockdown, nevertheless, church buildings will stay open for personal prayer.

Eating places, bars, meals/drink institutions
Indoor and out of doors service is prohibited however institutions can supply take out, drive by way of and/or supply which incorporates the sale of alcohol.

Retail malls

  • Curbside pickup or supply just for non-essential companies; no in-person buying
  • Important companies situated inside malls are permitted to be open with 50 per cent capability limits
  • Meals courts are open for take-away service solely
  • Two-metres of bodily distancing should be maintained whereas standing in line


Sports activities and recreation amenities, gyms, health centres

  • All gyms are closed
  • All indoor amenities corresponding to courts, swimming pools and rinks are closed
  • Indoor workforce and particular person sports activities are prohibited, together with coaching. Exemptions are in place for top efficiency and professional league groups/athletes
  • Neighborhood centres and multi-purpose amenities are allowed to be open for things like baby care companies
  • Outside sports activities, lessons and facilities are restricted to 10 folks


Assembly and Occasion areas
These areas are closed with exemptions for court docket and authorities companies whereas psychological well being and dependancy assist companies are restricted to 10 folks.

Film theatres/cinemas
Solely drive-in theatres/cinemas are permitted.

Hashish dispensaries can solely supply curbside pickup. No in-person buying.

Driving instruction
In-person instruction just isn’t allowed; digital instruction is permitted.

Horse racing
No races are allowed, solely coaching.

Housekeeping, maids, nanny companies, babysitters, upkeep companies
All of those are permitted with public well being measures.

Motels, motels
Motels and motels can stay open however swimming pools, health centres and assembly rooms are all closed


  • Curbside supply and pick-up permitted
  • Could also be open for permitted companies corresponding to daycare
  • No lessons allowed


Nightclubs can solely stay open if they provide take-out, drive by way of or supply of meals/drink service.

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