Bus Cancellations and School Closure Procedures
During the school year it may be necessary to cancel buses and/or close schools due to inclement weather. This decision is made prior to 6:00 am and communicated to radio stations/television stations by 6:30 am.
The decision to cancel buses or close schools is broadcast on the following stations:
AM Radio Stations: CFRB (1010 AM), CJOY (1460 AM), CHML (900 AM), CKOC (ll50 AM), CHWO (740 AM), CHFI (680 AM).
FM Radio Stations: CHFI (98.1 FM), WAVE (94.7 FM), Y108 (l07.9 FM), CING (95.3 FM), CKFM (99.9 FM), KLITE (102.9 FM), CBC (99.1 FM), CIMJ (106.1 FM).
Television Stations: CHCH-TV Morning Show, CITY TV
Websites: www.haltonbus.ca; www.hdsb.ca
Switchboard: A voice message will be left on the Halton District School Board’s main telephone number 905-335-3665.
Home Notification System: An automated email and/or telephone message sent to notify parents/guardians of school closures. The Home Notification system cannot notify homes of bus cancellations. Note: Only parents who have opted for this service will receive this message.
· When transportation is cancelled prior to school opening it is cancelled for the day.
· Schools will remain open when only transportation is cancelled.
For more information about school bus transportation on this website use the search function under “Policies” and “Inclement Weather”.