Afghanistan's capital was turned into a fortress to defend itself against the Taliban, but now it's Taliban fighters that are guarding the soaring concrete walls and layers of armoured barriers — all while a humanitarian crisis of hunger grows in the city.
A heavy snowfall and a 6-hour flight delay. Dogs on the runway. Armed Taliban gatekeepers. Two angry men fighting over baggage. That was my return to Kabul after more than a decade, CTV National News’ London Bureau Chief Paul Workman reports from Afghanistan in a piece for CTVNews.ca.
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 experts warn could threaten Canada's food security. Gary Sands, senior vice-president of public policy with the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, says employee absenteeism due to COVID-19 protocols has hit about 30 per cent across Canada, and rising.
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly said Canada is focused on deterrence through the presence of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on the ground in Ukraine, as allies send weaponry in response to Russia's military build-up at the border.
Paul Workman reports from Afghanistan where a lack of jobs and hunger have become a deadly combination.
The Canadian government urges citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine due to 'Russian aggression.'
Dr. Peter Juni explains why COVID-19 hospitalizations should peak soon after cases in Ontario reach a plateau.
A viral video of an exhausted Toronto kid out with his snow shovel has struck a chord with many. Scott Lightfoot reports.
A man from Wisconsin set a couple of bucks free after their antlers got stuck together on his property.
Clayton McGuire found a man stuck face down in the snow and he ran for help. CTV's Peter Szperling reports.
A rare reflection of light is believed to be the cause of an iceberg seemingly appearing off the coast of Vancouver Island.
Ontario and Quebec students were supposed to return to in-person classes but the storm thwarted those plans. John Vennavally-Rao reports.
In 1999, Toronto was buried in snow after a series of storms, forcing the mayor to call in the army.