Northwestern Ontario School Bus Update – January 30, 2019

School Buses Cancelled for Pickle Lake, Sioux Lookout, and Upsala

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The Extreme Cold Warnings across Northwestern Ontario are continued. As of 05:00 am this morning, Environment Canada updated the warnings.

Thunder Bay is not as cold however as other parts of the region. The wind chill is only at -38c. All school buses in Thunder Bay are running. All student transportation will run as scheduled. Dress for conditions and check ‘Reported Delays’ at

In the areas to the west of Thunder Bay, all school buses have been cancelled.

Due to the extreme temperatures and prolonged extreme temperatures,  school buses have been cancelled for the day in the following areas:

Kenora/Sioux Narrows
Dryden/Vermilion Bay/Ignace
Red Lake/Ear Falls
Sioux Lookout
Upsala Highway Run
(Pickle Lake & Upsala Local route are running today.)

In Rainy River:

The following buses are cancelled today

101 (Dimit Bus Lines)
103 (Dimit Bus Lines)
104 (Dimit Bus Lines)
105 (Dimit Bus Lines)
106 (Dimit Bus Lines)
107 (Dimit Bus Lines)
110 (Dimit Bus Lines)
111 (Dimit Bus Lines)
112 (Dimit Bus Lines)
306 (Dimit Bus Lines)
235 (Dimit Bus Lines)
205 (Dimit Bus Lines)
225 (Dimit Bus Lines)
NFN830 (Naicatchewenin FN)
NFN831 (Naicatchewenin FN)
100 (First Student)
102 (First Student)
108 (First Student)
109 (First Student)
302 (First Student)
304 (First Student)
305 (First Student)
307 (First Student)
308 (First Student)
311 (First Student)
312 (First Student)
313 (First Student)
314 (First Student)
315 (First Student)
RRFN820 (Rainy River FN)
RRFN821 (Rainy River FN)
RRFN822 (Rainy River FN)
BIFN800 (Big Island FN)
Big Grassy High School bus
200 (Greg Ferris)
215 (Maury Nielson)
251 (Maury Nielson)
113 (Murray McDonald)
216 (Murray McDonald)
230 (Murray McDonald)
240 (Murray McDonald)
260 (Colin Romyn)
220 (Keith Jolicouer)

Red Gut to Mine Centre School
Seine River to Mine Centre School
Couchiching First Nation- Don Bruyere (All 4 buses)

All other buses are currently running and all schools remain open.

Stay tuned for updates!


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