News

Public schools closed in Abbotsford and Mission

All public schools in Abbotsford and Mission have been closed to students and staff today (Friday, Jan. 20), due to the forecast warning for freezing rain.

As well, all campuses of University of the Fraser Valley have been closed. Private schools that have announced closures in Abbotsford are Cornerstone Christian School, Mennonite Educational Institute, Dasmesh Punjabi, St. John Brebeuf high school, and St. James elementary.

The neighbouring Chilliwack school district has also closed all public schools, while Langley remains open.

Environment Canada has issued a storm warning, with periods of snow expected to change to freezing rain this morning.

Temperatures were sitting at -7 C, as of 6 a.m.. and are expected to reach a high of -1. The forecast for tomorrow and the coming days is for rain and higher temperatures.

 

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. Muslim Association speaks out on gunman
 
BC Hydro rates going up 28% over five years
 
Abby’s second half heroes, Fox and Claypool, foil Bateman
Icy 16 Avenue closed after dump truck crash
 
Homeless housing rezoning will move to public hearing
 
ELECTION 2014: Tax plan draws opinions at Richmond forum
A short getaway
 
Election 2014: Gayle Martin seeking re-election to Langley City council
 
CRMG issues challenge to candidates

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.