February 6, 2019 10:39 am
Updated: February 6, 2019 10:44 am

Freezing rain causes closures and cancellations in Guelph

Freezing rain closed schools and cancelled buses in Guelph on Wednesday.

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With Mother Nature wreaking havoc over southwestern Ontario Wednesday, many closures and cancellations popped up around Guelph.

Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning on Tuesday for Guelph and Wellington County which could last right through until Thursday morning.

READ MORE: Freezing rain warning issued for Guelph area, Waterloo region


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By Wednesday morning all schools in the Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Catholic District School Board were closed. Evening rentals and permits were cancelled as well.

The University of Guelph campus was also closed for the day, including the childcare and learning centre and the university’s pool.

The City of Guelph said waste collection and bus service may be delayed.

Hospice Wellington cancelled all community client programs, including palliative day away and grief support groups.

READ MORE: Weather shuts down Kitchener-Waterloo schools, public programs and facilities

Many day cares and after school programs were also closed on Wednesday.

A full list of closures can be found here.

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