Several Lower Mainland public schools declare snow day
With a dump of snow overnight and more expected to come, some schools around the region have declared a snow day.
Chilliwack, Mission, and West Vancouver public school districts have announced closures for Monday.
**SNOW DAY** Monday January 13, 2020 – due to unsafe road conditions, all schools in the Mission School District will remain closed today. pic.twitter.com/06oAycqE51
— MissionPublicSchools (@MPSD75) January 13, 2020
The remainder of Metro Vancouver schools (including Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Delta, Surrey, North Vancouver, Abbotsford, Langley, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam ) should note that all public schools are open for the day.
Please take extra care when travelling to & from schools & work today. ❄️
— SD 39 Vancouver (@VSB39) January 13, 2020
All schools are OPEN. If you feel your student can’t travel safely to school, please let them know about your child’s absence in the usual way. Dress warmly and be prepared to have fun in the snow! #burnabyschools pic.twitter.com/ztmupCphaB
— Burnaby Schools (@burnabyschools) January 13, 2020
As for post-secondary institutions, the University of Fraser Valley has also declared that all campuses and centres are closed and all classes and activities are cancelled for today.
All UFV campuses and centres are closed and all classes and activities are cancelled for today, Monday, January 13, 2020. Treacherous driving conditions on major routes across the Fraser Valley dictate a closure of all campuses.
Check https://t.co/KrNhq6KmxG for updates.
— U of Fraser Valley (@goUFV) January 13, 2020
UBC and SFU campuses remain open for the day.
Snow is falling at #UBC Vancouver. Campus is open and classes are on as normal. Roads/paths are slippery, drive safely. More info: https://t.co/m51RDj8TqS pic.twitter.com/hKwKDG23Go
— University of British Columbia (@UBC) January 13, 2020
All SFU campuses are open, operations and classes are proceeding as normal. Due to current weather conditions we urge you to exercise caution commuting to campus. Follow @TransLink & check https://t.co/7HpAWkWQeF & https://t.co/k40teVc13n for current conditions.
— Simon Fraser University (@SFU) January 13, 2020