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Lower Mainland school closures for Thursday due to winter weather

Last Updated Jan 16, 2020 at 10:32 am PST

A woman and two children walk along the Vancouver Seawall on Jan. 15, 2020. (Lasia Kretzel, NEWS 1130 photo)

There are a number of school closures around the Lower Mainland due to winter weather conditions

Check back here for the latest updates through the day

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The following schools have announced closures for Thursday due to storm and weather conditions. Check back here for the latest throughout the day.

Schools (Public and private) – CLOSED


  • MEI School


  • Khalsa School of the Fraser Valley is closed


  • Deer Lake School


  • All public schools (including daycares, preschools, community use) are closed


  • Queen of All Saints Elementary is closed
  • Children of Integrity Montessori Academy
  • Our Lady of Fatima School


  • Immaculate Conception School
  • Sacred Heart Elementary

Fraser-Cascade District

  • All public schools in Hope, Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, and Boston Bar


  • All public schools are closed

Port Coquitlam

  • Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary


  • BC Muslim School
  • St. Joseph the Worker Catholic School


  • Cloverdale Catholic School
  • G.A.D. (Guru Angad Dev) Elementary School is closed
  • Gobind Sarvar School
  • Khalsa Secondary School is closed
  • Khalsa School Newton is closed
  • Khalsa School Old Yale Road is closed
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Regent Christian Academy
  • Surrey Christian School – all campuses are closed
  • Surrey Muslim School
  • Surrey Regent Christian Academy
  • St. Bernadette’s Elementary


  • St. Andrew’s Elementary
  • St. Francis of Assisi

Schools (Public and private) – OPEN

The following school districts have announced all schools will be open Thursday.

  • Abbotsford School District
  • Burnaby School District
  • Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody Schools
  • Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Schools
  • Delta School District
  • Langley and Aldergrove Schools
  • New Westminster Schools
  • North Vancouver School District
  • Richmond School District
  • Surrey School District
  • Vancouver School District
  • West Vancouver School District

Post secondary – CLOSED

  • Blanche Macdonald Centre is closed
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • Justice Institute of BC – Chilliwack Campus

Post secondary – OPEN

  • BCIT
  • Capilano University
  • Coquitlam College
  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design
  • Justice Institute of BC – Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Kelowna, and Victoria campuses
  • Langara College
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Sprott Shaw College
  • Trinity Western University
  • University of British Columbia
  • Vancouver Community College


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