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Cold Weather

February 4, 2021

Indoor recess 
Students stay indoors for recess when the wind chill reaches -28 degrees Celsius.
Bus cancellation
During the school year there may be times when school bus transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather or poor driving conditions, but schools will remain open. 
School bus transportation for all school divisions in the City of Winnipeg is cancelled when the wind chill reaches -45° C by 6:15 a.m. based on the Environment Canada readings at the Winnipeg Airport. The temperature readings can be found at the Environment Canada website (  
When bus transportation is cancelled in the morning, it will not resume later in the day even if weather conditions improve.
The following media outlets are requested to carry the messages:
89.3 CBC FM; 990 CBC AM; CKSB 89.9 FM (French); CJOB-680 AM; Power 97-FM; 1290 CFRW; 99.9 BOB-FM; FAB 94.3; 92 CITI FM; 102.3 CLEAR FM; Virgin Radio 103; QX 104 FM; Envol 91 FM, CTV News; CityTV; Winnipeg Free Press website.

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