Mayor Dilkens Orders
the Temporary Closure of Devonshire and Tecumseh Malls to further halt the
potential spread of Coronavirus
as part of the City of Windsor’s ongoing response to COVID-19, Mayor Drew
Dilkens officially declared a State of Emergency. Declaring an emergency under s 4(1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection
Act provides Windsor with additional tools to protect the health and safety
of individuals and families living in the City, and will grant access to
Provincial funding, should it become available.
Premier Doug Ford declared a State of Emergency on March 17, 2020. Since that
time, several municipalities have followed suit, including: Calgary, London,
Vaughan, Cobourg, Newmarket, and Sarnia, among others.
Temporary Closure of
Devonshire and Tecumseh Malls
Mayor Drew Dilkens has ordered the temporary closure of Devonshire and Tecumseh
Malls in the City of Windsor as a proactive measure to further halt the
potential spread of COVID-19 in our community.
temporary closure will come into effect at end of normal operating hours
Saturday, March 21, 2020 until at least Sunday April 5, 2020.
residents set to return to the community from March Break travel outside of
Canada as well as advisories from public health officials recommending against
congregating in groups of 50 or more, this step is being taken to further
safeguard Windsor residents.
restaurants, churches, community centres, pools, libraries and arenas have shut
their doors to help reduce the risk of transmission,” said Mayor Dilkens. “This
is just the appropriate next step to take as we seek to protect public health.”
Detailed Order Issued
by Mayor Drew Dilkens:
at the regularly scheduled close of business on Saturday March 21, 2020, the
properties located at 3100 Howard Avenue, known as the “Devonshire Mall”, and
7654 Tecumseh Road East, known as the Tecumseh Mall, (together referred
to as the “Premises”) shall be closed to the public save and except the
a. Any retail pharmacy
within or attached to the Premises;
b. Any retail grocery
store within or attached to the Premises;
c. Any restaurant facility
licenced under the authority of a licence of permit issued under the Liquor
d. Any pad site not
physically connected to the Premises.
e. Any site attached
directly to the Premises for which no access is available from within the
interior mall portion.
f. This order shall be in
effect until 11:59pm on April 5, 2020.
is an evolving situation and we will continue to update residents as new
information becomes available. Visit www.citywindsor.ca/covid-19 for the latest
information. We have a growing list of
Frequently Asked Questions that can help answer questions you might have or
might not have thought of.
community partners at the Windsor Essex County
also have an excellent webpage of information on the latest health advice and
information on COVID-19.
can also call 311, download the 311 app or email firstname.lastname@example.org between 8am
and 4pm Monday through Friday.