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2022/2023 Seat Sale Application

  1. Please use this link to the application form (this form can be filled out electronically):  2022-23 Seat Sale Application Form
  2. Once the form is complete, save and email to: busseatsale@pembinatrails.ca
  3. The subject line of your email must be Student Name / School for 22-23 / Grade

2022/23 Seat Sale Information

Pembina Trails School Division Board of Trustees has approved the following for all seat sales offered for the 2022/23 school year:

  1. The rates are set at $700 for ten-month, two-way transportation per student and $350 for ten-month, one-way transportation per student.  Cost is capped at $1050 per family per annum.
  2. **IMPORTANT CHANGE FOR 2022/23 SCHOOL YEAR**: Pembina Trails is providing only one payment frequency option. All seat sales will be offered on a pay-in-full-upfront-basis

The Process 

  1. Application will be accepted by email only.  The application form and the appropriate email address will be available on the Transportation page of the Pembina Trails School Division website.  Only application using the provided form and sent to the identified email address will be accepted.
  2. All seats will be granted on a first come basis, the application email, time received, will be used to determine the order of the cue.
  3. The application form will be available on the website on June 6, 2022 at the end of the business day.  The application period will close June 30, 2022.
  4.  If your application is successful, you will receive a Permission Click payment notification with information about how to pay your fee. You will be assessed the full-year amount at this time. The seat will not be confirmed until payment has been received in-full and students will not be considered routed until such time.   Permission Click is the app the division uses to accept on-line payments, which allows families to pay using a variety of digital options, including most major credit cards. While on-line payments are a safe and convenient way to pay seat sale fees, cash/cheque payments will still be accepted and can be brought/sent to:

Cheques Payable to:  Pembina Trails School Division

Mail or deliver Cash/Cheques to: 165 Henlow Bay, Winnipeg MB R3Y 1M7

               ** please do not mail cash payments**

  1. Payment must be received by September 1, 2022 to ensure the student may start riding the first day of classes September 7, 2022. 

Important Information

  1. The division will make student route information available by July 22, 2022; however, no student will be eligible to ride until payment is received in full.
  2. There is no guarantee a seat sale will be offered for all schools in the division.  Seat sale seats are only made available in areas where the busses have open seats.   There are a substantial number of catchments where busses are fully loaded with eligible riders.
  3. There are no seats available for out of catchment students or school of choice students.
  4. Non-home stay ISP students are not eligible for bussing.
  5. If seats are available applications may re-open August 2, 2022.  The division will indicate the re-opening of seat sales after July 22, 2022 through an announcement on the Division website.

2022/23 School Bus Registration:

Kindergarten and Children New to Pembina Trails School Division

  1. All students will have to be registered at a school to be considered for transportation.
  2. Determine if your child is eligible for bussing.  Follow the link to check eligibility
  3. If your child is eligible, please use this link  Eligible Student Request for Transportation  and complete the registration form. 
  4. Send a copy of the form to Bus.Rider.Forms@pembinatrails.ca
  5. Transportation will contact you if questions arise.

Registration for Children Who Are Currently Riding a Bus in the 2021/22 School Year

  1. No registration will be required.   All students transitioning to a new school will be routed on a bus if they are still eligible for bussing.   
  2. If your child is transitioning to grade 7 they are likely not eligible for bussing and would have to fill out an application for a Seat Sale.

Transportation Emergencies after school hours, please call 204-489-2597


Additional resource links:



Garth Mitchell, Manager of Transportation
165 Henlow Bay
Winnipeg, MB R3Y 1G4
P: 204.488.1757

 

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