Every school board in Ottawa and eastern Ontario has cancelled buses, as well as the English-language school board in western Quebec.
In detail, buses are cancelled for:
- The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
- The Ottawa Catholic School Board.
- The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario.
- The Upper Canada District School Board.
- The Renfrew County District School Board.
- The Renfrew Country Catholic District School Board.
- Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est.
- Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario.
- The Western Québec School Board.
Delays were also expected for Commision scolaire des Draveurs in western Quebec, but no cancellations as of 6:30 a.m.
In Ottawa, freezing rain began falling at about 5 p.m., then stopped for a short time and continued from about 8 to 11 p.m. Environment Canada says only 1.4 mm of ice accumulation fell before midnight.