School buses have been cancelled once again across the region, due to the extreme temperatures. However, all schools will remain open.

Buses have been cancelled for:

- Kenora and Sioux Narrows
- Dryden, Vermilion Bay and Ignace
- Red Lake and Ear Falls
- Sioux Lookout
- Pickle Lake
- Upsala

The Northwestern Ontario School Bus Consortium says that buses get cancelled when the actual temperature reaches minus 38 C or lower, in the interest of student and driver safety.

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board have made changes to their secondary school exam schedule as a result of the cancellations.

KENORA - Beaver Brae Secondary School exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 5, 2019. For more information, please contact the school at 468-6401.

DRYDEN - Dryden High School exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 5, 2019. For more information, please contact the school at 223-2316.

RED LAKE - Red Lake District High School exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 5, 2019. For more information, please contact the school at 727-2092.

IGNACE – Exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st for Ignace Public School will continue as scheduled following consultation with affected families. For more information, please contact the school at 934-2212.

SIOUX LOOKOUT - Sioux North High School exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st have been rescheduled to Monday, February 4, 2019 starting at 12:30 pm. For more information, please contact the school at 737-3500.

PICKLE LAKE - Crolancia Public School exams scheduled for Thursday, January 31st have been rescheduled to Monday, February 4, 2019. For more information, please contact the school at 928-2381.

The Kenora Catholic District School Board did not alter their exam schedule following this morning's bus cancellations. 

For more information:
Cold cancels school buses again 

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