Last summer, the emergency department at the Gatineau Hospital was closed for several days due to a staffing shortage.
The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has detected more than 50 cases of a new Omicron subvariant known as BA.2. The subvariant is widely considered 'stealthier' than the original version of Omicron because some of its genetic traits make it harder to detect.
Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, after Britain's government said its vaccine booster rollout successfully reduced serious illness and COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Health officials have confirmed a "very small number" of COVID-19 cases involving a new Omicron subvariant have been found in British Columbia.
After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up -- slowly. The reason could reflect a growing sense of recognition by the leadership that the nation badly needs to win outside economic relief.
As the Omicron-fuelled fifth wave of the pandemic appears to be peaking in some provinces, prompting plans to ease some COVID-19 restrictions, others are still dealing with surging cases pushing hospitals to the brink.
The majority of Canadians either support or somewhat support a new health contribution or fine applied to those who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey by Nanos Research.
CTVNews.ca created five charts using data from Statistics Canada and interviewed economists to help explain why inflation in Canada remains so high, amid the continuing effects of the pandemic on the global supply chain.
As workplaces enforce their own vaccine mandates, it remains to be seen just how many wrongful dismissal claims will be launched and whether they will stand up to legal scrutiny. CTVNews.ca speaks to lawyers about what a wrongful dismissal claim could look like.
Grocery stores are struggling with rising labour and product shortages that could threaten Canada's food security, experts say.
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.
Officials are urging people to avoid downtown Ottawa this weekend with a cross-country ‘Freedom Convoy’ of truckers expected to arrive at Parliament Hill.
The Canada Unity website says the 'Freedom Convoy' will depart Vaughan, Ont. at 12 p.m. and arrive in Kingston at 5 p.m. The convoy is expected to travel along Hwy. 401 through Port Hope to Kingston.
As Ottawa Public Health continues to encourage residents to get their booster dose, statistics show only two Ottawa neighbourhoods have at least 70 per cent of eligible residents with three doses.
"They keep telling us the risk is low but it's been mostly based on the fact that the ground is frozen," said Agnes Warda with the Glens Community Association.
Ottawa's top doctor says Ottawa Public Health will not wait for schools to report absenteeism rates above 30 per cent before investigating a possible COVID-19 outbreak in schools.
The city of Ottawa is honouring the Canadian actor by naming a new street after him in the east end.
Three more Ottawa residents have died from COVID-19 as the province reports its second-highest death toll ever from the virus.
Emergency crews responded to a fire in an apartment building on Rue St. Andre at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.
COVID-19 has forced many students to spend most of their time in front of a screen, stripping away the social aspect of life.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is decrying the 'fringe' views among some of those who are supporting the trucker convoy making its way to Parliament Hill to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other policies they feel infringe on their freedoms.
Indian police have detained six people in a crackdown on illegal immigration after four Indians were found frozen to death near the border between Canada and the U.S. last week, officials said on Thursday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday the extension of Operation UNIFIER for three years, and the deployment of 60 more troops to Ukraine in the coming days.
Airline pilot Kyle Hippchen could have -- should have -- been on board when SpaceX launched its first tourists into orbit last year after winning a sweepstakes, but ended up giving the honour to a friend.
Ukrainian police on Thursday detained a National Guard soldier who shot security guards at a military factory for unknown reasons, killing five people and injuring five others, the interior minister said in a Facebook post.
A convoy of truckers protesting a cross-border vaccine mandate reaches Ontario; meanwhile, the Bank of Canada decides not to raise rates.
War and poverty has affected many Afghan families who have had to revert to extreme measures to stay afloat. Paul Workman reports.
The U.S. has rejected Russia’s demands including barring Ukraine from NATO. Omar Sachedina reports.
Television show Fraggle Rock returns after more than 30 years of being off the air. Bill Fortier reports.
The City of Ottawa will honour Canadian actor Ryan Reynold for his charitable work.
Jeremy Rupke in on a mission to have the most Canadian backyard around for his son's 7th birthday.
A dog that was stranded in marshland and at risk of drowning was rescued by a British crew using a drone with a special treat attached to it.
Scientists in the South Pacific have uncovered a rare stretch of pristine coral reef. Daniele Hamamdjian reports.
An Edmonton man will spend three nights in an igloo he built if he raises money for multiple sclerosis research.