Snow forces school closures, affects transit in B.C.’s South Coast on Tuesday

Snow falling across B.C.’s South Coast Tuesday forced some school closures and affected transit.

All public schools in North Vancouver are closed Tuesday.

All public schools in West Vancouver are closed.

St Thomas Aquinas in North Vancouver is also closed.

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West Coast Christian School in Vancouver is closed.

Queen of All Saints School in Coquitlam is closed.

Our Lady of the Assumption school in Port Coquitlam is closed.

Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary School in Port Coquitlam is closed.

St. Patrick’s School in Maple Ridge is closed.

Morning classes at Simon Fraser University are also cancelled.

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Special weather statement issued as more snow falls on B.C.’s South Coast

St John Paul II Academy in White Rock is closed.

St. Augustine in Kitsilano is also closed.

St Andrews Elementary in Vancouver is closed.

Vancouver College is closed.

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The snow was also affecting bus routes across the region. Check with TransLink on Twitter about the status of your route.
Service has resumed in the Victoria Regional Transit System, with the following routes experiencing service impacts in the morning.

R-2 Oak Bay/James Bay – From Oak Bay Marina, regular routing to Douglas then right Superior, left St. Lawerence, right Erie to Fisherman’s Wharf, then left Dallas, left Douglas to Johnson.

R-3 James Bay – Not running.

R-4 UVic/Downtown – On regular route, not servicing Penwell. 

R-5 James bay/Willows – Not running.

R-6 Royal Oak/Downtown – Not servicing Chatterton or Emily Carr. Royal Oak only using West Saanich Rd.

R- 8 Interurban/Oak Bay – Not running. 

R- 9 Royal Oak/Uvic – Not running

R- 10 James bay/Royal Jubilee – Not running.

R- 11 Tillicum/Downtown – Not servicing Uplands. Using Landsdowne, Foul Bay to UVic.

R- 12 University Heights/uVic – Not running.

R-14 Vic General/UVic – Regular routing on eastbound to Richmond, left Cedar Hill Cross, right Shelbourne, right McKenzie. To Vic General, using Craigflower/Admirals, right Admirals, left Trans Canada HWY, right Helmcken, to Vic General Hospital.

R- 15 Esquimalt/UVic – Not running. 

R- 17 Cedar Hill – Not running. 

R-21 Interurban/Downtown – Not servicing Markham Technology Park or Viaduct.

R- 22 Vic General – Not running.

R- 24 Cedar Hill/Tillicum – Not running.

R- 25 Maplewood – Not running.

R-26 Dockyard/UVic – Only servicing Uptown.

R-27 Gordon Head/Downtown – Not servicing Ferndale or Tyndall. Using Laval, Gordon Head, McKenzie, Shelbourne.

R-28 Majestic/Downtown – Not servicing Ash or Majestic. Using McKenzie/Shelbourne, Feltham, Tyndall, Kenmore, Shelbourne.

R- 30 Royal Oak – Not running.

R-31 Royal Oak – Not servicing Glanford. Service to McKenzie, Pat Bay HWY.

R- 32 Cordova Bay – Not running.

R- 39 Westhills – Not running. 

R- 43 Belmont – Not running. 

R- 46 Dockyard/Westhills – Not running. 

R- 47 Goldstream Meadows – Not running. 

R- 48 Happy Valley – Not running. 

R- 51 – Not running

R-52 Bear Mountain – Not servicing Bear Mountain, Lagoon, Cairndale/Stornoway. Routing via Millstream Roundabout.

R- 54 Metchosin – Not running.

R- 55- Not running.

R- 56- Not running.

R- 57- Not running.

R-58 Goldstream Meadows – Not running.

R-59 Triangle Mountain- Not servicing Triangle Mountain. Routing via Wishart, Latoria, Happy Valley.

R-60 Wishart – Not running.

R-61 Sooke – Not servicing grant, Pyrite, or Quartz.. Routing via Sooke Rd., Shields, Eustace, otter Point Sooke to Sooke/Townsend.

R-71 Swartz Bay – Not running.

R-75 Saanichton – Not running.

R-81/82/83 Brentwood/Sidney – Not running.

​R-87 Saanichton – Not running.

​R-88 Airport – Not running.

Service was also suspended in the Cowichan Valley due to the snow.

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Vancouver International Airport says it was monitoring the situation and that anyone flying should check the status of their flight before heading to the airport.


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