The premier said Quebec will not return to more restrictive health measures for the holiday season, even though nearly 1,200 new COVID-19 cases were recorded Wednesday.
Officials have confirmed the first cases detected in Canada of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in Ottawa, Ont., amid warnings that it remains unclear just how transmissible and severe infection by the highly-mutated variant might be.
Doctors have had to field calls in recent weeks giving expert advice to those parents nervous about booking a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for their children.
A Montreal infectious diseases specialist is leading a new COVID-19 vaccine trial testing the Moderna vaccine on six-month-old to six-year-old children, the last and youngest group of kids to be eligible for vaccination in Canada.
Hundreds of pregnant women in Quebec have contracted COVID-19 and doctors say they're worried because vaccination rates among that population appear to be low.
Health Canada has authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11, giving the regulatory green light to Pfizer-BioNTech's two-dose vaccine, meaning kids across the country will soon be able to receive additional protection against the novel coronavirus. The first shipment of these pediatric doses will arrive on Sunday, with a total of 2.9 million doses landing by the end of next week.
Quebec government officials say a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to people aged 70 and older if they wish to receive one.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday gave the final signoff to Pfizer's kid-size COVID-19 shot, a major expansion of the nation's vaccination campaign. The Food and Drug Administration already authorized the shots for children ages 5 to 11 -- doses just a third of the amount given to teens and adults. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends who should receive FDA-cleared vaccines.
Much to the relief of bar and nightclub owners, dancing and karaoke will be allowed in private venues as of Nov. 15 as long as people wear masks, Quebec announced Tuesday.
Quebec is preparing to accept delivery of a small but potentially lifesaving shipment of a COVID-19 antibody treatment, which some doctors say will be a great added disease-fighting tool - if the province’s health authorities can organize the resources needed to drip it into patients’ arms.
Canada is reviewing its vaccine booster strategy, adding new countries to the list of nations subjected to federal travel restrictions, and is imposing new testing requirements on all air travellers coming from outside of Canada with the exception of the U.S., due to concerns over the Omicron variant. Federal ministers and public health officials announced these three new steps with the aim of preventing further importation and spread of the variant of concern.
In light of the new variant Omicron emerging, the World Heath Organization has put out new advice regarding international travel, including that certain people over the age of 60 years old should refrain from travelling.
With the recent emergence of a new COVID-19 variant of concern, labelled Omicron, CTVNews.ca wants to hear from Canadians with any questions about the variant.
It’s 2021, the majority of Canadians are vaccinated, and the winter holidays are approaching -- leading to a question many employees and employers are currently juggling: Is the workplace holiday party going to make a comeback, and is that a good idea?
A recent study has found that pregnant people with COVID-19 can develop changes to their immune system that makes them susceptible to inflammation and pregnancy complications.
Extending both the sickness and caregiving benefits into next spring – as proposed in Bill C-2 – will cost the government approximately $873 million, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) estimates.
CTV's chief financial commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid discusses the global market sell-off over fears of a new COVID-19 variant. Read her analysis on CTVNews.ca.
Some Canadians who received a pandemic jobless benefit are set to receive notices that they have to repay some of the aid they received last year.
The Liberal government introduced a new pandemic aid bill Wednesday afternoon that would maintain some financial supports for businesses and workers until at least the spring of 2022.
U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday authorized the release of oil reserves with the hopes of curbing high energy costs, but one Canadian expert says it won't be enough to turn around rising gas prices and may in fact be followed by a small increase.
Quebec City police said one of its officers suspended after two videos circulated on social media showing violent altercations is now implicated in a third video that has surfaced online.
Montreal is seeing a steady rise in cases, and while it's too early to know much about the Omicron variant, it's a good time to start taking precautions -- especially getting kids vaccinated, said the city's public health director.
Quebec health officials are reporting almost 1,200 new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Wednesday, the highest daily count since April 24.
Quebec's public security minister has ordered a second investigation into the Quebec City police over another video of a violent arrest.
The first detections of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in three wild white-tailed deer in Canada have been confirmed in the Eastern Townships.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is still unable to explain why some permanent residents are stuck in limbo, waiting months -- and even years -- to hear back about their files.
When it comes to her ambition, skills and all-around savviness, Kyra Milan Brown is more like a nine-year-old going on 30, the adults around her agree.
The wellbeing and stability of a child in youth protection will now be top priority, according to Bill 15, which proposes major reform of the system in Quebec.
The Nova Scotia RCMP has issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for a Montreal man charged with 2nd degree murder.
Researchers in South Africa first sounded the alarm over the B.1.1.529 variant, now known as Omicron, after finding more than 30 mutations in the spike protein, a component that can alter the way a virus infects cells. But much remains unknown about the finer details of the variant.
The first cases of COVID-19 in Canadian wildlife have been discovered in three white-tailed deer, a press release from Environment and Climate Change Canada reports.
The House of Commons unanimously agreed to pass Bill C-4, the legislation to ban conversion therapy, through all stages without study or amendment after a Conservative motion, making it the first bill to pass the House in the 44th Parliament and head to the Senate. This rapid fast-tracking came just two days after the Liberals tabled expanded legislation aiming to prohibit all ages from being subjected to harmful LGBTQ2S+ conversion therapy practices.
Alberta will begin to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults in phases, the province announced Wednesday afternoon when it reported two more Omicron cases.
The new on-arrival COVID-19 testing and isolation requirements for all air travellers coming from outside of Canada other than from the United States could come into effect at any time, depending on the airport, according to Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos.
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went back and forth on inflation and the cost of living in Canada.