Quebec floods: Several Montreal, Montéregie and Laval area schools closed Tuesday

Drone video shows extent of flooding outside of Montreal
WATCH ABOVE: Drone video shows extent of flooding outside of Montreal.

The Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) announced school closures for Tuesday, May 9.

While none of the buildings have suffered from water infiltration, access is severely limited due to bridge and road closures.

Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School and West Island Career Centre are being used as a command centre for the Pierrefonds borough and the Red Cross.

High Schools

  • Macdonald High School – St. Anne-de-Bellevue
  • Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School – Pierrefonds
  • Riverdale High School  –  Pierrefonds

Elementary Schools

  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary – Vaudreuil
  • Terry Fox Elementary – Pierrefonds
  • Kingsdale Academy – Pierrefonds
  • St. Charles Elementary – Pierrefonds
  • St. Anthony Elementary – Pierrefonds

Continuing Education Centres

  • West Island Career Centre (WICC) – Pierrefonds
  • Sources Adult & Career Centre (SAAC) – Pierrefonds
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All other LBPSB schools will be open at their usual hours.

Certain bus routes may also be affected by road closures and flooding. Schools affected by those circumstances will send a message to their parental community to clarify the situation.

The Sir Wilfred Laurier School Board announced via Facebook that all of its schools and centres will be open Tuesday.

Parents were advised that alternate bus routes may be used to avoid flooding conditions on some roadways.


The Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys announced Tuesday school closures via its website.

Elementary Schools

  • Joseph-Henrico
  • du Bois-de-Liesse
  • Jacques-Bizard
  • Jonathan-Wilson
  • Sainte-Geneviève Ouest
  • Harfang-des-Neiges
  • Lalande
  • Murielle-Dumont
  • Perce-Neige
  • Saint-Gérard
  • Marguerite-Bourgeoys

High Schools

  • des Sources
  • Dorval-Jean-XXIII
  • du SAS (édifice Pierrefonds)
  • Félix-Leclerc
  • Saint-Georges

Specialized education centre

  • John-F.-Kennedy

Continuing Education Centres

  • Centre d’éducation des adultes Jeanne-Sauvé

The Commission scolaire des Trois Lacs announced closures on its website.

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Elementary schools

  • Brind’Amour
  • Saint-Michel
  • Sainte-Madeleine
  • du Papillon-Bleu (pavillons Saint-Jean-Baptiste et Sainte-Trinité)

High schools

  • de la Cité-des-Jeunes

Adult education centre

  • le centre des Belles-Rives

Continuing education centre

  • Paul-Gérin-Lajoie

All daycare services along with the cultural and administration centre is closed.