UPDATE: BC Transit buses are returning to service as the day progresses. Check here for the latest update on routes.
Looks like it’s a snow day, Victoria!
BC Transit has suspended all service in Greater Victoria Tuesday morning due to the snowfall overnight.
In addition, BC Ferries and other agencies are also warning of cancellations this morning as road conditions throughout the region remain covered in snow.
Heavy snowfall continues to fall with amounts in the region tallying up 5 to 10 cm overnight with another 5 cm expected Tuesday.
“Due to recent snowfall and challenging driving conditions, all service is currently suspended in the Victoria Regional Transit System,” BC Transit said in a statement just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Both UVic and Camosun College are delaying their opening today until noon.
⚠️🌨️ #YYJ #RiderAlert – Due to the current weather and road conditions in Greater Victoria, all service is suspended until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience, and encourage you to stay up to date by signing up for customer alerts https://t.co/lLVrZGDJ42
— BC Transit – Victoria (@victoriatransit) February 28, 2023
The Saanich School District has cancelled school for the day while the Sooke School District said it will delay opening until noon, however, no buses will be running.
The Greater Victoria School said all schools are open today, and all regular buses are running.
We’ll continue to update this article as closures are announced.
Due to winter conditions, the opening of campus will be delayed until noon today. UVic crews are working to clear roadways, paths and parking lots in order of priority.
Be safe! Please plan ahead, allow extra time and take care in your travels.
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— UniversityOfVictoria (@uvic) February 28, 2023