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Bus cancellation and closing schools due to bad weather

Bus cancellation and closing schools due to bad weather

​During the winter months, we may need to cancel buses or close schools because of inclement weather. 

​Information regarding details of cancellations or closures will be available on Twitter @Peelschools, Facebook at www.facebook.com/peelschools, www.peelschools.org and www.stopr.ca or by calling 905-890-1010 or 1-800-668-1146.

Click full story below for more information about cancellations, closures, types of announcements and what to do when your child's bus is cancelled.

​It is usually also announced on the radio and television stations listed below:

VIRGIN RADIOFM99.9                         BREAKFAST TELEVISION                      NEWS AM680

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

NEWSTALK1010 AM                            EZ ROCK FM97.3                                 CJBC (FR) AM860

FM Z103.5                                            FM93.1                                                FM Q107

CHIN FM100.7/AM1540                      CBC99.1                                               CITYPULSE

GLOBAL NEWS                                    CITY NEWS                                           CTV

CFRB – (Bell Media)

One of the following messages will be announced:

Peel District School Board buses are cancelled

This means that schools remain open for students and staff, but buses are cancelled. Bus cancellations could occur in all or parts of municipalities. Buses will remain cancelled all day. All activities that require busing will also be cancelled. Permits, night school classes, child care and other activities in schools will operate as usual.

All Peel District School Board schools and board offices are closed

This means that all schools and Peel board offices are closed to students and staff. All activities in schools and board offices are also cancelled, including child care, night school and permits.

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

This means that all activities in schools and Peel board offices are cancelled, including continuing education courses and events. The buildings will be closed.

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

This means that all activities in schools and Peel board offices are cancelled, including continuing education courses and events. The buildings will be closed.

What if my child does not go to school due to a bus cancellation or inclement weather?  

If your child will be absent as a result of a bus cancellation or you choose to keep your child home due to inclement weather, parents/guardians must report the absence using one of the following methods:

  • For elementary K-8 students: report it through SafeArrival by calling 1-855-209-6155 or visiting go.schoolmessenger.ca
  • For secondary students: call the school office directly   

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