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Latest update: Thursday, February 23, 2023 

A major storm rolled into Ottawa on Thursday, blanketing the region with snow. 

Environment Canada says to plan for additional travel time until conditions improve. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Visibility may become reduced while driving. 

SCHOOLS/SCHOOL BUSES:

All schools were closed, Thursday, February 23, in the following boards:

  • Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
  • Upper Canada District School Board
  • Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario
  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est

School transportation is also cancelled for the day for the below school transportation authorities.

TRANSIT:

OC Transpo says road conditions will be challenging and conditions may be slippery, and urges you to use care when boarding, exiting and at a station platform. 

TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION:

There are numerous flight delays, and the Ottawa Airport recommends checking your flight's status before heading to the airport, and to expect long lineups and delays.

VIA RAIL:

POWER OUTAGES:

Check the status of your outage, here:

GOVERNMENT:

  • A Daytime Parking Ban is in effect in the City of Ottawa from 10 a.m. Thursday until at least 7 p.m., Thursday.

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