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Schools Closed on Wednesday

posted Feb 12, 2019, 1:11 PM by Stephen Gay

Ottawa -  The Ottawa Catholic School Board is closing all schools and administration offices including the Catholic Education Centre on Wednesday, February 13. This decision was made in consultation with the City’s Emergency Preparedness Office, and our education partners including the Ottawa School Transportation Authority (OSTA).

Clarification - Tomorrow/Wednesday - There will be no before or after school care/activities, after-hours classes, or afterschool/evening activities including community use of schools. Child care run by the Ottawa Catholic School Board and the Ottawa Catholic Child Care Corporation will not operate.

We expect schools to re-open Thursday, February 14. If this changes for any reason, we will send another message to families, staff, and media, staff.

For more information, please contact Mardi de Kemp, Manager of Communications, mobile 613-294-3946, and email at