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EMERGENCY CLOSING OF SCHOOLS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

 

The following radio and television stations have been designated to broadcast any transportation or closure messages to parents and students.  From time to time this APPENDIX will be reissued as changes necessitate.

 

A decision to cancel school transportation and/or to close schools is usually made by 6:30 a.m. and will be announced on the Board's website, administrative offices voice mail and the following stations:

 

VIRGIN RADIO FM99.9                     CHUM AM1050                      CFTR AM680

CFNY FM102.1/AM640                      CJCL AM590                          CHFI FM98.1

CFRB AM1010                                   EZ ROCK FM97.3                  CJBC (FR) AM860

FM Z103.5                                          FM93.1                                    FM Q107

CHIN FM100.7/AM1540                     CBC99.1                                

CITYPULSE                                       GLOBAL NEWS                     CTV

 

We will be communicating one of the following standard messages.  The announcements and their effect on the transportation system are as follows:  (Please note that the highlighted text only will be communicated by the radio stations.)

 

1.     "The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Peel District School Board Buses in the town of Caledon."

 

This means that all runs listed below are cancelled:

 

        All schools in the town of Caledon

Plus runs in Brampton that may be linked to the Caledon runs (individual schools will be notified).

 

2.     "The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Peel District School Board Buses are Cancelled."

 

This means that ALL transportation services provided by the Dufferin-Peel C.D.S.B. and the Peel District School Board, including buses, vans and taxis have been cancelled for the entire day.

 

3.     "The schools and Board offices of both the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Peel District School Board are closed."

 

This means that all Dufferin-Peel C.D.S.B. and Peel District School Board schools and Board offices are closed to all students and staff.

 

4.     "All evening programs and permits at the Peel District School Board are cancelled."

 

This means that the schools are closed to the community for the evening.  Continuing Education programs and all permits are cancelled.

 

5.     "All weekend programs and permits at the Peel District School Board are cancelled."

 

This means that the schools are closed to the community for the weekend.  Continuing Education programs and all permits are cancelled.

 

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