The latest on COVID-19 in Ottawa for Friday, April 16.
CTVNewsOttawa.ca look at things to do in Ottawa, eastern Ontario and western Quebec this weekend.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's cabinet is actively considering a variety of stricter measures as COVID-19 modelling shows the province could see up to 18,000 new infections per day by the end of May if current trends continue.
Across Ontario, there are 4,736 new cases of COVID-19. That's a single day record for cases in the province.
The Ottawa Hospital is urging everyone to follow public health guidance and the stay-at-home order, as it prepares to implement its "Level 2" surge plans in the coming days.
"Six and a half days, or I think we figured it was 152 hours," said Julie Gessner, who waited more than six days for her test result.
Emergency crews responded to a single vehicle crash in the 7400 block of Franktown Road, between Munster Road and Green's Road, at approximately 11 a.m.
The Ontario government is launching targeted health and safety blitzes, focusing on keeping workers safe in hot spot regions across the province.
If you received your COVID-19 vaccine at a pharmacy, you may be wondering when your second dose will happen if you didn’t receive an appointment right away.
Canada reported 9,561 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, setting a new record for daily cases since the start of the pandemic.
Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, police said.
A few weeks into what the federal government has billed as the 'ramp-up' phase of Canada's mass vaccination effort, the rollout is still being plagued by delays in Moderna shipments and lingering uncertainty about when and how many doses of AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson's shots will land.
An Ontario doctor is urging people to get a COVID-19 vaccine once a jab becomes available to them after he admitted three patients who turned down shots to the ICU.
Following the news that pregnant women are increasingly ending up in ICUs with severe COVID-19, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is calling on the government to prioritize this group for vaccines immediately.
CTV News has learned Ontario is considering more restrictions as it reports a new record-high 4,736 daily infections.
Evan Solomon says 'it's unconscionable' that the U.S. continues to sit on millions of vaccine doses that they aren't using.
Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet is meeting today to discuss potential new measures for Ontario after another record-breaking COVID-19 case count.
Jill Macyshon has the story of a former Winnipeg grocery store worker finding popularity on TikTok sharing his satirical stories.
A U.S. diver stumbled upon a wedding ring while in a river, luckily for the owner who had been looking for the lost band.
An eight-day period of national mourning for the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is underway in the U.K.
A Cyclone helicopter made a precautionary landing at Nova Scotia's Rainbow Haven Provincial Park after noticing a cockpit indication.
The app, created by Indigenous Vision, shares the locations of historical Blackfoot land sites throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Montana and Wyoming.
A territorial goose attacks an unsuspecting Edmonton man and his two dogs Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
A man who was shot in New York while at a tribute for DMX took cover in the vehicle of the news crew that was covering the event.
Jill Macyshon has the story about animals a little out of their element, and the urging of experts to let them be.