Supporters rally for Caledon teen with disability after bus route changes impact ability to get to school

Supporters are rallying for a 14-year-old Caledon boy with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy after a change in his bus route has impacted his ability to get to and from school. For all of Sam Spiteri’s school life, his bus pulled…

School bus involved in collision in west Edmonton, 1 person taken to hospital

A school bus was involved in a collision near Whitemud Drive on the 159 Street overpass in west Edmonton on Thursday morning. The crash between the bus and a Honda CR-V SUV happened around 8:30 a.m. The bus was carrying…

Second-year pilot project has some Regina parents concerned about late buses

Kids have only been back in class for three days, but some parents in Regina are frustrated over the school busing system, saying long delays and a lack of communication left them in the dark. On Tuesday, Kristy Achen said…

HRCE confident busing issues will be resolved with summer adjustments

It’s that time of year again where students and teachers declare the summer is over and head back to school. Next week more than 23,000 Halifax area students will be boarding buses and heading back to class and the Halifax…

Moose Jaw’s ‘First Rider’ program giving students a crash course in bus safety

Some lessons can’t be taught in a classroom —something soon-to-be kindergarten students in Moose Jaw learned first-hand on Wednesday. The First Rider Program gave parents and their children a crash course in school bus safety, teaching the dos and don’ts…

MPs studying bus safety not calling for mandatory seatbelts on school buses

OTTAWA — A committee of MPs who probed bus-passenger safety in Canada has decided not to call for seatbelts to be installed in Canadian school buses, urging further study instead. The House of Commons transportation committee launched an investigation into…