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.cawww.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.

Note:

· 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”.