A winter storm warning is in effect for Ottawa, with 25 to 40 cm of snow expected.
A World Health Organization official warned last week of a "closing window of opportunity" for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed as the Omicron variant produces near-vertical growth in coronavirus infections.
Despite Omicron gaining a reputation as a 'mild' virus variant, doctors say Canadians can't afford to be so cavalier about Omicron. While the risks of infection seem lower to some individuals, abetting the variant's supercharged spread would have devastating consequences across society.
Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99 per cent tax on the world's billionaires and use the money to fund expanded production of vaccines for the poor -- part of an effort to combat global inequality widened by the coronavirus pandemic.
The federal government is unlikely to challenge Quebec's controversial proposal to apply a tax on the unvaccinated in the province, says former premier Jean Charest.
As provinces rely more heavily on rapid antigen tests as part of their strategy to curb the spread of COVID-19, there have been concerns over the possibility of false positive results. A University of Toronto study has produced new data shedding light on the likelihood of such events.
The federal government is extending the deadline for small businesses to pay back their Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) loans to the end of 2023.
Some experts are warning that Quebec's unprecedented plan to tax adult residents who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 could have the greatest impact on those who have 'suffered the most during the pandemic,' such as vulnerable and marginalized groups.
Insurance agencies and employment sector experts say it is probably best to keep a basic record of your diagnosis or assumed infection with COVID-19, just in case you need to make insurance claims down the line.
The head of Canada's largest private-sector union says the refusal by the country's grocers to reinstate 'hero pay' for employees amid an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases is 'about greed, period.'
An intensifying labour shortage is rippling through Canada's economy, forcing businesses to curtail operations, reduce hours and in some cases, euthanize livestock.
The city of Ottawa has issued a 24-hour parking ban between 7 p.m. Monday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, and there will be no garbage, recycling and green bin pickup on Monday due to the snow.
The remains of four people have been found at the site of a large explosion and fire in Ottawa, but the area remains too dangerous to recover them at this time.
Ottawa paramedics say the driver declined treatment after being rescued from the Rideau River after a car crashed through the ice.
"Definitely the worst snowstorm this winter so far is expected to hit Ottawa before morning," said Environment Canada Warning Preparedness Meteorologist Peter Kimbell.
Both the Ottawa Carleton District School Board and Ottawa Catholic School Board have announced that schools will be closed on Monday, with classes shifted to remote learning for the day.
School bus cancellations and school closures for Ottawa and eastern Ontario.
Family members of some of the victims of Thursday's deadly explosion at a tanker truck facility on Merivale Road are mourning the loss of their loved ones.
Ottawa Public Health says one more person has died of COVID-19, as Sunday's snapshot report shows a decrease in the number of people hospitalized because of COVID-19 in Ottawa, including in the ICU.
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Warnings have now been issued ahead of a significant blast of winter weather that could dump up to 40 centimetres of snow in parts of southern Ontario.
Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men's tennis player's hopes of defending his Australian Open title.
A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.
North Korea on Monday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month, South Korea's military said, with the apparent goal of demonstrating its military might amid paused diplomacy with the United States and pandemic border closures.
The City of Iqaluit says it is working to find an alternate source of drinking water following a recurrence of fuel odours in its municipal water distribution system.
A doctor's skills were put to the test when she was called to help deliver a baby on a flight across Africa.
York University prof. Elizabeth Clare discusses a new study where certain animal species can be detected only through airborne DNA.
Adam Sawatsky has the story of a B.C. coin collector who received a priceless surprise after losing her toonies collection.
A Michigan judge is garnering criticism online after shaming a 72-year-old cancer patient for not taking care of his overgrown lawn.
Political pioneer Alexa McDonough died at the age of 77 after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
While excavating, construction crews discovered a little slice of Calgary's past: glass bottles and other items from a site just northeast of the Stampede grounds.
Adanech Sahilie was shocked when her six-year-old son knocked on the family's front door Wednesday morning.