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School closures in Metro Vancouver due to snowfall

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DH Vancouver Staff Dec 09, 2016 12:12 am 14,328

Public schools across Metro Vancouver remain open this morning, but most private schools across the region have decided to shutter their doors as a preemptive measure.

According to Environment Canada, up to 25 cm of snow could fall in the higher elevations of the region while areas near the warming influence of sea waters could see 5 to 10 cm by Saturday. The snowfall is expected to intensify as the morning progresses.

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Post-secondary institutions are not affected; the campuses of UBC, SFU, and BCIT are open as of this morning. Major road routes are relatively clear, although icy in some areas, and there have been few weather-related transit disruptions.

Here is a full list of elementary and high school closures as of the time of publication:

Vancouver and UBC

  • Vancouver College High School
  • Saint Francis Xavier Elementary
  • Eaton Arrowsmith School
  • Blessed Sacrement Elementary
  • St. Anthony Padua Elementary School
  • St. Jude’s Elementary School

Burnaby

  • St. Thomas More Collegiate
  • John Knox Christian School

Surrey

  • Holy Cross
  • Regent Christian Academy
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Surrey Christian School
  • William of Orange Christian School
  • Cloverdale Christian Elementary
  • Cloverdale Catholic School

Abbotsford

  • Cornerstone Christian School
  • Abbotsford Christian School
  • St John Brebeuf School
  • St. James & St. Ann’s Elementary School

Langley

  • Credo Christian Elementary School
  • The King’s School

Delta and Tsawwassen

  • Immaculate Conception School
  • Southpointe Academy

Maple Ridge

  • Maple Ridge Christian School
  • James Cameron Elementary School

Coquitlam

  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School
  • Mediated Learning Academy
  • Traditional Learning Academy

Port Coquitlam

  • Hope Lutheran Christian School
  • Our Lady of the Assumption
  • Archbishop Carney High School

More to come…


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