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College closures announced as city prepares for a winter storm



George Brown College and Centennial College campuses will be closed on Tuesday morning.

George Brown tweeted that child care lab centers will also be closed for the evening.

With snow and freezing rain in the foreground on Toronto.
With snow and freezing rain in the foreground on Toronto. (Randy Risling / Toronto Star)

All of Centennial College campuses will be closed, including Ashtonbee, Downsview, Morningside, Progress and Story Arts Center. The college tweeted that the closures include all daytime and evening classes, child care centers and other services. Campuses are expected to reopen Wednesday.

The proactive closure notice came for the 15 and 25 centimeters of snow, ice pellets and possible freezing rain.

"Environment Canada warned. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots. "Visibility will be ever reduced. There may be a significant impact on the traffic in urban areas. "

Other local schools have not yet announced their plans.

Ryerson and York Universities, as well as Humber College (including the University of Guelph-Humber), have reported 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Seneca College will provide an update by 6 a.m. and the University of Waterloo at 6:30 a.m.

Durham College remains open to the weather. As of Monday night, the University of Toronto campuses are expected to be open.

Pearson airport is expecting delays and cancellations.

Claire Floody is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star's radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @claire_floody


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