Skip to main content

Coronavirus in Ottawa | COVID-19 | CTV News Ottawa

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Sign up to receive the most important COVID-19 updates in your inbox once a week

Newsletter

Variants of Concern

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its Omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease.

Do COVID-19 rapid tests work on Omicron?

A recent study revealed that COVID-19 rapid antigen tests may be less sensitive to newer variants, leaving some to wonder just how accurate these tests actually are. Experts share how to get the most accurate results when testing for the virus.

China's COVID plan is 'unsustainable' due to Omicron: WHO

The head of the World Health Organization said China's extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the Omicron variant, but that it's up to every country to decide what policy to pursue.

INTERACTIVES

Re-opening Canada

CTVNews.ca Coronavirus Coverage

How COVID-19 Affects Me

Vaccines likely to reduce risk of long COVID, experts say, but by how much?

As more details emerge about the long-term effects of COVID-19, experts say vaccination is likely to have protective benefits against long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae SARS-CoV-2 infection. But an important question that has yet to be answered is exactly how much protection it offers.

Your Finances During the Crisis

opinion

opinion The big benefits of adopting a debt-free lifestyle

In his column for CTVNews.ca, financial advice expert Christopher Liew explains the benefits of adopting a debt-free lifestyle, as well as the change in financial mindset and sacrifices it takes.

opinion

opinion What are the tax implications of working from home?

Working from home certainly has some perks and benefits, but it can change the way you file your tax returns. In his personal finance column for CTVNews.ca, Christopher Liew offers tips on on filing your taxes differently depending on what work-from-home scenario you find yourself in.

CTV News Ottawa Top Stories

Ottawa could see another 10-15 mm of rain today

Environment Canada is calling for a second straight day of heavy rain in Ottawa, with 10 to 15 mm of rain expected today. The weather station at the Ottawa Airport reported 19 mm of rain on Thursday.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

CTV News Video Network

Que. students accuse teacher of profiting off their artwork

Students at a Que. school are accusing their teacher of unlawfully selling their art online. Genevieve Beauchemin has the details.