School closures for Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, Niagara, Halton and Durham for Dec. 23
Published December 23, 2022 at 5:38 am
As southern Ontario prepares for a major winter storm, many school boards are deciding to cancel school for Dec. 23.
Environment Canada is predicting heavy rain or snow starting tonight (Dec. 22). Then temperatures are expected to plummet on Friday leading to a potential flash freeze.
Potentially damaging winds of 90 to 100 km/h along with may produce blizzard-like conditions Friday afternoon.
Here are the school closures for Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton, Niagara, Halton and Durham for Dec. 23.
Information will be updated as it comes in.
The Peel District School Board announced it will close all schools and worksites for the day.
There will be a full system closure at all PDSB schools and worksites on Friday, December 23. The safety of our students, their families, and our staff is always our highest priority.
— Peel District School Board (@PeelSchools) December 22, 2022
It was already a day off for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Board.
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board will both be closed on December 23.
Schools and childcare centres will be closed on Fri., Dec. 23, 2022, as a result of the major winter storm warning issued by Environment Canada. The Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services (HWSTS) has cancelled buses, and as a result, schools will be closed. pic.twitter.com/iVsZ4Z4ior
— HWDSB (@HWDSB) December 22, 2022
Due to the upgraded winter storm warning for the City of Hamilton, all schools, adult and continuing education centres, and child care centres of the HWCDSB will be closed tomorrow, Friday, December 23, 2022.
— HWCDSB (@HWCDSB) December 22, 2022
Likewise, all YMCA Child Care Centres in Hamilton and Burlington will be closed due to the storm.
— YMCA Ham/Burl/Brant (@ymcahbb) December 22, 2022
Halton Catholic District School Board and the Halton District School board were already closed for the start of the Christmas break. But both boards announced the closure of offices as well due to the weather.
UPDATE: Due to the forecasted weather & deteriorating road conditions expected tomorrow, all #HCDSB Schools & Board Offices will be CLOSED to all staff on Fri, Dec 23/22. ❄️🌨️🧊❄️
As a reminder ~ all #HCDSB schools are CLOSED to all students tomorrow.Please stay home & keep safe! pic.twitter.com/2wpBDCdYZf
— Halton Catholic DSB (@HCDSB) December 22, 2022
Both the District School Board of Niagara and the Niagara Catholic District School Board closed schools due to a possible blizzard in the area.
Schools in the Durham District School Board were already scheduled to be closed tomorrow for the start of their holiday break.
The Durham Catholic District School Board has closed all schools tomorrow due to the weather.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising