Mission public schools and University of Fraser Valley announce closures due to snow

Feb 23 2019, 5:24 am

A number of schools in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley have announced closures in wake of today’s earlier snowfall.

All public schools in Mission are undergoing early dismissal, due to the worsening road conditions.

Buses have begun pickup at the district’s elementary schools, with middle and secondary schools soon to follow.

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Staff will remain at schools until all students are picked up.

The University of Fraser Valley (UFV) has also announced that as of 12:15 pm, classes and activities at all UFV campuses were cancelled. Buildings access on campus will be limited shortly after.

Other post-secondary institutions, including the University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have all announced that campuses will remain open, despite the slushy conditions.

Students are advised to give extra time for commuting and dress appropriately for the winter conditions.

More information to follow as closures are announced. 

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