The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Palais des congres de Montreal will close its doors permanently on Dec. 24, according to the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Ile-de-Montreal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A family is mourning after their 65-year-old father was transferred to two different hospitals because the ER in his city was closed overnight due to a lack of staff.
The premier says 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.
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.
The two main unions representing workers in Quebec's public daycare system are at the negotiating table Thursday, as an unlimited strike by CSN members enters its second day.
Increasing the minimum wage to $18 per hour in Quebec could have a negative impact on nine out of ten small and medium-sized businesses, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Montrealers are heading back to the office in droves, according to a survey by the Montreal Board of Trade.
A truck driver has died after crashing his semi-trailer truck on Highway 20, Quebec provincial police confirmed.
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.
The media food drive is collecting donations on the streets of Greater Montreal.
By early next week, Canadians and all other foreign visitors who travel to the United States by air will need to get a COVID-19 test no later than the day before their departure.
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 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.
The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father.
A new poll suggests that many Canadians are feeling some extra stress this holiday season, and are already planning to make things easier by starting their shopping ahead of time.