UGDSB Inclement Weather -Communication Channels and Reminders

Posted November 17, 2019


 The decision to cancel buses is made by the Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) in consultation with the bus operators.

 STWDSTS posts bus cancellation info on its website by 6:30am,

 The school board does not make the decision to cancel buses. The school board does not send out alerts/messaging about bus cancellations.

 SWTDSTS posts information on bus delays at:

 Parents/guardians can sign up for STWDSTS bus email alerts at:

 If students/families have questions/concerns about bus delays/cancellations, please direct them to STWDSTS.


 The decision to close schools is a joint decision made by the Directors and Chairs of the co-terminus boards, following a recommendation by STWDSTS.

 UGDSB posts alerts about school closures/system shutdowns on the board website,, and all school websites.

 High volumes of website traffic can cause delays with posting school closure information on the website, therefore UGDSB also communicates about school closures on Twitter and Facebook.

 Starting in the 2019-20 school year, UGDSB central staff will also send a push notification to the UGConnect app in the event of a system shutdown.

School Bus Cancelled

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