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Coronavirus update: 2 Metro Vancouver schools confirm positive cases just days after reopening [Video]

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VANCOUVER –Contact tracing is underway after two incidents of possible COVID-19 exposure were reported at two Metro Vancouver secondary schools within the first few days of reopening their doors.

An email was sent to parents at Delta Secondary School, advising them that someone who was inside the school on Friday, Sept. 11 tested positive for the disease.

It’s not known if that person is a student or an employee.

The letter from Fraser Health advises families that anyone found to be a close contact will be phoned by public health officials and will be advised to self-isolate for two weeks. Some others will be asked to self-monitor for symptoms. Those people will receive a letter from public health and will be able to continue attending school or work.

The school district is urging those contacted by Fraser Health to follow the advice carefully. All other staff and students who …

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Ontario tightens private gathering restrictions to 10 indoors, 25 outdoors in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa [Video]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said starting Friday private gathering limits will be reduced to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.

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Ontario is now in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. How bad will it get? [Video]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province is now experiencing a second wave of COVID-19, and that it may be worse than the first.

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A new "gravity thrill ride" is coming to a North Shore Mountain and with construction underway, the attraction is expected to open next spring or summer.

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According to the college, the teacher shortage has been magnified by smaller class sizes since the start of the school year.