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.
After years of dialysis treatment, Roy Dahl is now at the top of the wait list for a kidney transplant, but with the fifth wave of COVID-19 spurring surgery delays or cancellations, he’s concerned there could be yet another delay.
Omicron’s spread has been so extensive that there are few families that haven’t been touched by it at all -- and for some families, that means worrying about their children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at five stories to watch in Ottawa this week.
Parents and teachers in four provinces are preparing for students to return to the classroom on Monday as the Omicron variant-fuelled wave of COVID-19 continues to spread.
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.
The Trans Mountain pipeline returned to normal operating pressure on Saturday, it said in a statement, after functioning at reduced pressure for over a month.
Concerns are growing over safety in schools as children are set to return to class Monday amid the Omicron wave.
Creeson Agecoutay takes a look at the increasing anxiety on the eve of back to school for many Canadian children.
Heather Butts has the story of one of Ontario's youngest Canadians who is now infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
A man is giving back to the people who saved him by driving healthcare staff members to work. Adam Sawatsky has the details.
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.