British Columbia

Chilliwack, Mission, Hope public schools remain closed Friday

Public schools in Mission and Chilliwack remain closed today.

Abbotsford, Surrey, Langley schools open

Icy conditions have forced the closure of public schools in the eastern Fraser Valley. (GP Mendoza/CBC)

Public schools in Mission, Chilliwack and the Fraser-Cascade school districts remain closed today.

"There were significant amounts of freezing rain that fell overnight creating icy conditions throughout Chilliwack and continuing to cause unsafe condition at our schools," reads an alert on the Chilliwack district's website.

The Mission district says there are "many safety concerns at and around the schools."

On Vancouver Island, the Campbell River school district is also closed.

Other schools that shut down for Friday:

  • The Westside Schools (Vancouver)
  • La Verendyre Elementary (Chilliwack)