The latest on COVID-19 in Ottawa for Friday, June 25, 2021.
Relaxed travel rules for fully vaccinated Canadians may make visiting the United States easier for some, but uncertainly around travelling with unvaccinated children is already causing frustration for others, travel experts say.
As scientific and medical discourse plays out in real time online and in the media during the COVID-19 pandemic, observers specializing in science and risk communication say Canadians must be even more discerning in choosing which expert voices they listen to and amplify.
Experts say the Delta variant spreads more easily because of mutations that make it better at latching onto cells in our bodies.
The World Health Organization forecasts that people most vulnerable to COVID-19, such as the elderly, will need to get an annual vaccine booster to be protected against variants, an internal document seen by Reuters shows.
Concerns about whether COVID-19 vaccines will cause long-term fertility-related issues have rekindled as more children aged 12 and over are vaccinated in Canada and elsewhere, but experts say time-tested scientific research around vaccines shows these claims are baseless.
The Canada Revenue Agency says thousands of self-employed workers who received emergency benefits last year won't have to repay any of it, as long as they meet certain conditions.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says it has received a significantly higher volume of calls from taxpayers this tax season compared to a year ago and, as a result, wait times to access services have also increased.
The federal government has not extended the April 30 tax deadline for 2020 returns, and accountants say that’s leaving some Canadians in a lurch.
With income tax deadlines approaching, the federal government is warnings that filing late could mean delays of up to two months for anyone hoping to receive any of the various COVID-19 financial relief benefits.
Worker and patient advocates in multiple provinces are calling for permanent paid sick days, arguing that the federal COVID-19 sick leave benefit has too many restrictions for lower-income, precarious and migrant workers.
CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at things to do in Ottawa, eastern Ontario and western Quebec this weekend.
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) says two constables with the force have been charged with a variety of offences in a corruption investigation.
The city of Ottawa confirms a "relatively small number of residents" declined to receive the Moderna vaccine because they wanted a Pfizer shot for their second dose.
The first full weekend of summer is expected to be a wet one.
Ottawa police launched an investigation after seven cats were found deceased, sparking fears of a serial cat killer in the area.
Ottawa Police say a 23-year-old man is facing charges following “one of the largest single seizures of fentanyl ever made by the Ottawa Police Service Drug Unit.”
Citing the province's vaccination rate and a steady decline in COVID-19 case numbers, Ontario will move to Step 2 of reopening a few days ahead of schedule on June 30.
Ottawa Redblacks defensive lineman Chris Larsen, who denies any involvement in an alleged homophobic attack on Toronto Island earlier this month, was one of six players released by the Ottawa Redblacks Thursday.
Cowessess First Nation says it has found an estimated 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.
A police cruiser was flipped onto its side and tear gas was sprayed to disperse rowdy crowds after the Montreal Canadiens' overtime win against the Las Vegas Golden Knights to advance to the finals of the Stanley Cup.
Nearly 100 people remain missing Friday morning, a day after a 12-storey building in Miami collapsed into rubble early Thursday.
With hundreds more unmarked graves discovered on the grounds of a former residential school in Saskatchewan, survivors of the system are once again speaking out about their experiences.
A Mississauga, Ont. pastor has issued a public apology for comments he made about the 'good that was done' in residential schools operated by the Catholic Church.
Akshay Tandon has the latest on the building collapse in Miami, where at least one person has died and scores are still unaccounted for.
Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd.
Wilson-Raybould says Bennett's text is part of 'pattern of behaviour' from Trudeau government
The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Vegas Golden Knights in OT to reach the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 28 years.
Daniele Hamamdjian has the details on the revelations revealed by the House of Windsor's annual financial report.
A man in Arkansas is a complete ringer for Prince Harry, and the royal replica has been all the rage on TikTok. ABC's Will Ganss reports.
Jaxen Green arrived premature, the size of Sharpie marker on Feb. 5.
In this edition of Indigenous Circle, Merella Fernandez has the story of how the discovery of 215 unmarked graves in B.C. inspired one Ontario artist's creations.