Winter storm forces Hamilton area schools to close

Snowstorm conditions in Southern Ontario . Mandy Vocke / Global News

The first big winter storm of the season is impacting travel and schools in the Hamilton area Monday.

The Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board announced in a tweet early Monday that its schools are closed and students will not be offered online learning.

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However, it’s a slightly different story for the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board.

While the schools are closed, the elementary virtual school will operate as usual. Secondary students will have the opportunity to participate in asynchronous learning and the work will be posted by 10am.

Halton’s Public and  Catholic Boards have a snow day with all schools and offices closed and no online learning Monday.

Same story at the public and catholic boards in Niagara.

Hamilton District Christian High –school is closed but online learning continues.

At the Grand Erie Public and Haldimand Norfolk catholic boards, schools are closed.  Elementary classes had a PA day scheduled today and Secondary classes will be online.

McMaster University is closed with no online classes.

Mohawk College is closed with no online classes.

Redeemer University has cancelled classes, but at this point, it says it is still intending to offer evening classes.

Brock University and Niagara College are closed but online learning is being offered at both institutions.

University of Guelph closed and classes cancelled.

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Also Closed:

Lee Academy in Lynden

Calvin Christian Schools in Hamilton and Caledonia.

Providence Christian School

Rehoboth Christian School in Copetown

Lyonsgate Montessori School campuses (Primary and Elementary)

All Haldimand-Norfolk REACH offices and programs including child care and Early On

DARTS Transit

The Cancer Assistance Program is closed and all appointments for equipment and drives will be rescheduled.

Compass Community Health

Hamilton Neighbour to Neighbour

Dundas Community Services has cancelled it’s Meals on Wheels and transportation services today

All YMCA Full Day Child Care Centres and School Age Child Care Centres in Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford.

All YWCA Hamilton child care centres

The Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk office building is closed today and all access visits have been cancelled.

Paradise Corner Children’s Centre

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Pumpkin Patch Daycare

Infant Jesus Daycare

Temple Playhouse in Westdale

Burlington Public Libraries


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