Trudeau paused when he was asked the question on Sunday evening on Radio-Canada’s Tout le monde en parle television program.
“I don’t know,” he said. “And it will be a decision that is extremely personal for many parents.”
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Trudeau explained that his children attend a French-language school in Ontario, where schools are closed until at least May 31.
However, Trudeau said that if he had to make a decision, he would have to take different factors into consideration, including the school’s plan, how the teachers are feeling and how recess would work.
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“I would make that decision probably at the last minute,” he said.
The prime minister added that the pandemic — which has led to more than 59,000 cases of COVID-19,