News release

Former Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion to Lie in State at Mississauga City Hall

Local government | February 8, 2023

Beginning this Sunday, former Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion will lie in state at Mississauga City Hall for two days ahead of her state funeral. Over those two days, the public is invited to pay their final respects, offer their condolences and say their goodbyes to the former Mayor before she is laid to rest.

McCallion, who was Mississauga’s longest-serving Mayor, passed away on Sunday, January 29 at the age of 101. McCallion served as Mayor for 36 years from 1978 to 2014.

Visitation Details and Timing for Dignitary Attendance:

Paying final respects and condolences to former Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion as she lies in state at City Hall.

Day 1
Sunday, February 12, 2023
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Note: Dignitaries will be in attendance from 10 to 11 a.m. on Sunday only. There will be no public access at this time.

Day 2
Monday, February 13, 2023
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Open to the public for anyone wishing to pay their respects

Mississauga City Hall – Great Hall
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON

Funeral Ticketing Information
A limited number of tickets will be made available to the public on Thursday, February 9 beginning at 12:00 p.m. More information will follow on how public can access tickets, free of charge. You must have a ticket to enter the building. For more information, visit

Books of Condolence
Books of Condolences remain available for public signing at City Hall and throughout Mississauga. The Books will be in place until the evening of the funeral. Residents and guests are encouraged to share their respects and express their sympathies to the McCallion family through the Books of Condolences. An online Book of Condolence is available through Turner and Porter.

The flags at City Hall and all City facilities have been lowered and will remain at half-mast until Tuesday, February 14 following the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, the McCallion family has asked that donations be made to Trillium Health Partners Foundation or to the Hazel McCallion Charitable Foundation for Arts, Culture and Heritage.


Media Contact:
City of Mississauga Media Relations
905-615-3200, ext. 5232
TTY: 905-896-5151