New students to the Division who require busing are required to register with the Transportation Department. This can be done by contacting Meechelle Best, Transportation Administrative Assistant at 204-467-8730 or by completing the New Student Transportation Request Form below.
The following guidelines will be used for discontinuing bus service in whole or in part due to weather, road conditions, and other emergencies. The safety of the students will be the primary consideration in canceling bus transportation.
The temperature is -40 C or colder and/or windchill is -45 C at 6:00 a.m.
Temperature and windchill are as observed at the Richardson International Airport : www.weatheroffice.gc.ca
Hazardous Weather/Road Conditions:
- Blizzard warnings will require the transportation supervisor and the superintendent to consider canceling bus transportation.
- Ice-covered roads and/or snow-blocked roads will require the transportation supervisor and the superintendent to consider canceling bus transportation.
- Any other weather condition, which may put students at risk, will require the transportation supervisor and the superintendent to consider canceling bus transportation.
Should any other emergency situation arise, the transportation supervisor and the superintendent will determine if the buses should be canceled or recalled.
Individual Route Cancellations:
The bus driver has the authority to cancel busing on a particular route due to unsafe road conditions or any condition that puts the safety of the students at risk. The transportation supervisor will be informed immediately of any such cancellation.
Policy B 11 School Closure