School buses cancelled due to heavy snowfall, freezing drizzle forecast

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SD&G – School buses are parked today (Tuesday) in Cornwall and SD&G as the region is set to receive up to 15 centimeters of snow and also some freezing drizzle.

Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) and the French transportation consortium have both cancelled all buses.

The schools remain open for those who can get to school.

The Upper Canada District School Board says extracurricular activities, field trips and community use of schools is also cancelled.

A snowfall warning is in effect with 15 centimeters (6 inches) of snow expected today and then a risk of freezing drizzle tonight. The snow could fall at 2-4 centimeters an hour (1-2 inches), Environment Canada said.

This is the tenth time this season buses have been cancelled due to the weather. The last time buses were cancelled was last Thursday (Feb. 23).