POWELL RIVER, B.C- All schools in Powell River are closed tomorrow.
The closure is due to the emergency power outage planned by BC Hydro tomorrow, which will shut down power across the community.
“All schools and programs in School District #47 will be closed and students are not expected to attend,” read a notice posted to the school district’s website.
“For the duration of the power outage, our website will not be accessible and phones will not be in service, however, for any School District emergencies, please call our temporary emergency numbers: (604) 414-5264 or (604) 414-5665. Employees are expected to report to work and will be provided direction by their Supervisor when they arrive. Please continue to check our website for updates.”
Assumption Catholic School is also closed, due to the power outage.