Some schools in Durham Region and Toronto will be closed as Saturdays storm caused significant damage and outages across Ontario. The town of Uxbridge declared a local state of emergency due to all the damage that happened. Some buildings were turned to rubble and streets blocked by knocked down trees, power lines, and telephone poles.
The Durham District School Board said the following schools will not be open: Uxbridge Secondary School, Uxbridge Public School , Joseph Gould Public School in Uxbridge, Goodwood Public School in Uxbridge, Lincoln Avenue Public School in Ajax, E.A. Fairman Public School in Whitby, and Valley View Public School in Pickering.
The school board further explained there will be no virtual learning as many students or staff may sill be without power. The school board said they plan to reopen schools on Wednesday if everything goes well. The Toronto District School Board said A.Y. Jackson Secondary School will be closed on Tuesday due to power outages.
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