Category: News

Student Transportation Survey Results

This past fall, OSTA conducted an online survey to better understand how Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) and the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) students were getting to school and if families were observing any traffic impacts around school sites. We are happy to report that we received over […]

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March Break Delay

The Minister of Education has delayed March Break until April 12-16, 2021 in an effort to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19. Please note that all student transportation will be running as usual during the week of March 15-19, 2021. Transportation will not but running the week of April 12-16, 2021 […]

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OSTA Winter Photo Contest Winners – Stay Active! #GetYourWalkOn

Students were asked to help commemorate the Stay Active! #GetYourWalkOn Event by submitting their photos to OSTA! For inspiration, the submitted photographs answered the question, “What beautiful things do you see on your daily walk?”  Photos were posted by January 29, 2021, to OSTA’s Twitter or Facebook page, with the […]

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Return to School Service – Monday, February 1, 2021

The Ministry of Education has announced the return to in-person learning for OCDSB and OCSB students next week. Yellow school bus and van service for grades Kindergarten to 12 will be reinstated on Monday, February 1, 2021. OC Transpo will resume service to all secondary schools on this day as well. […]

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Winter safety tips for kids!

Help keep your bus ride safe by following the school bus rules! Don’t Run to Catch the Bus. Always leave extra time to get to the bus stop in cold or snowy conditions to avoid being late. Remember, you should be at your bus stop at least 5 minutes early. […]

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