Toronto snow storm today – Clean-up may take days

The Toronto area is digging itself out after a major snow storm that crippled roadways and delayed the much-anticipated return to in-person schooling Monday, but it may still be several days before things are cleaned up.

For many school-aged children in Toronto, Tuesday marked a second snow day.

While classes went ahead virtually on Monday, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) said there would be no live remote or virtual learning Tuesday. Schools will reopen to in-person learning on Wednesday.

At other boards in the Toronto area — like the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the York Region District School Board — Tuesday’s classes were online.

Toronto snow storm today

Meanwhile, the cleanup on the 400-series highways continued through much of Tuesday, with cars abandoned cars in some areas according to Ontario Provincial Police spokesperson Sgt. Kerry Schmidt.

There were more collisions on Tuesday than Monday because more people were out on the still-slippery roads, driving at higher speeds, with the worst of the major snow storm weather was over.

By 5:15 p.m. ET, the Ministry of Transportation told Local News in Canada that all stuck vehicles had been cleared.


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