https://twitter.com/STWDSTS/status/1630525217604001792Schools buses in Waterloo Region and Guelph were cancelled on Tuesday but both public and Catholic schools remained open, local school boards announced.
“As always, families may choose to keep their child(ren) home if they feel it is unsafe to travel to school,” the Waterloo Region District School Board also noted.
“If you keep your child home, please call the school to report their absence.”
The Waterloo board also said on Twitter that extended day programs and daycare centres are also open. It also said that all inter-school sports and competitions have been cancelled.
The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University also said they were open for business as usual.
A storm arrived in the area mid-afternoon on Monday and quickly dumped a few inches of snow. Overnight that snow turned into freezing rain.
The weather prompted the early closure of Laurier University as well as the closure of schools and community centres across Waterloo Region.
The cities of Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo also declared snow events which meant that parking on city streets was banned for 24 hours as of 12:01 a.m.
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