February 2, 2023
|TORONTO — Ontarians are invited to commemorate the life of the late Hazel McCallion, who passed away on January 29, 2023, at the age of 101.
Mrs. McCallion served 12 consecutive terms as Mayor of Mississauga. For more details on Hazel McCallion’s life, please visit the City of Mississauga’s memorial page.
A state funeral for Mrs. McCallion will be held at Paramount Fine Foods Centre on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 11 a.m. Limited seating will be available for members of the public who wish to attend. Ticket information will be available at Paramount Fine Foods Centre as it becomes available.
For those unable to attend in person, the funeral service will be livestreamed on the Government of Ontario’s YouTube channel with closed captions and ASL interpretation. The funeral will also be livestreamed at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8). Ticket information will be available at the Living Arts Centre as it becomes available.
Lying in Repose – Mississauga City Hall – February 12-13
Ahead of the funeral, Mrs. McCallion will lie in repose and Mayor Crombie invites the public to visit Mississauga City Hall (300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3C1) on Sunday, February 12 and Monday, February 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can sign an online condolence book or a printed version, which will be available at Mississauga City Hall.
State Funeral – Paramount Fine Foods Centre – February 14
Those who wish to attend the state funeral on Tuesday, February 14 should arrive at Paramount Fine Foods Centre (5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga, ON L4Z 4B6) by 10 a.m. The memorial may also be viewed at the Living Arts Centre.
Mrs. McCallion’s family, alongside Her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, The Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, Michelle DiEmanuele, Secretary of the Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council for the Government of Ontario and Bonnie Crombie, Mayor of Mississauga, will be in attendance to pay their respects.
Flags will be flown at half-mast across the province on the day of the funeral, February 14, 2023.
Camera coverage of the funeral will be pooled for media.