Canadians in South Africa face trouble returning home amid new Omicron rules
Canadians trying to return home from South Africa say they're frustrated by a lack of communication from the federal government and from testing requirements.
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COVID-19: Peterborough vaccination rate at 85.1% while active cases remain at 45
More than 83 per cent of youth ages 12-17 are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the health unit reports.
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COVID-19 vaccines: 18% of Ottawa kids 5-11 have 1st doses
Nearly 14,000 kids in Ottawa have gotten their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine within the first five days of availability for the youngest eligible demographic.
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Why just Africa? Health experts question Canada singling out continent with COVID travel rules
Canada expanded travel restrictions for 10 African countries after the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was discovered -- but experts warn vaccine inequity is the real threat.
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B.C. floods: Another landslide hits Highway 7 between Hope and Agassiz
B.C.'s Transportation Minister said the debris has been cleared and the highway has reopened.
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Quebec to introduce tracking bracelets in bid to cut down on intimate partner violence
The Quebec public security minister called the use of tracking devices a 'historic step,' with only six countries in the world using the technology to combat domestic violence.
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Highway 3 near Princeton closed because of flooding
A detour is available via Old Hedley Road for small traffic, but not for commercial vehicles
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Man charged with 1st-degree murder in connection with Scarborough shooting
The victim was identified as 25-year-old Toronto resident Malcolm Ellis.
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Floodgates remain open in Abbotsford B.C. but tensions still high
Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack remains closed Wednesday due to high water levels. It is not known when it will be able to reopen.
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City of Kawartha Lakes OPP seek missing 28-year-old woman
Brianna Tracey, 28, was last seen on Nov 18 at 7 p.m. in the area of Tracey's Hill Road just south of the village of Downeyville
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Riverview Elementary hosts annual food basket walk-a-thon for Verdun families in need
On Wednesday the whole school walked together around the Verdun neighbourhood for about an hour as part of their annual hamper campaign in support of local families.
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NCC seeks bids for major attraction to ‘anchor’ LeBreton Flats redevelopment
The National Capital Commission is taking another crack at getting a sports arena or other major events centre in central Ottawa at LeBreton Flats.
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Crash in westbound lane on Highway 402 causes major closure west of London: Middlesex OPP
All westbound lanes are closed on Highway 402 are closed near Colonel Talbot Road in London Ont., after a transport truck carrying gasoline rolled over.
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What the Puck: Fixing Canadiens will be a tall order for Jeff Gorton
It appears Canadiens president Geoff Molson picked the right person, but he has a big job on his hands.
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‘Like a sucker punch’: Canadian travellers rethink holiday plans as Omicron variant spreads
Canada’s travel industry was resurging following months of restricted border mobility when news of the Omicron variant surfaced. Now the battered industry is facing another round of cancellations as countries tighten restrictions.
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From City Hall to a Hogwarts House
Watch Toronto Mayor John Tory get “sorted” — with help from #CursedChildCAN’s Professor McGonagall and actress Fiona Reid — as tickets for next year’s stage production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” open for sales at mirvish.com.
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British Columbia warned about low staffing levels at River Forecast Centre: report
The 38-page report, released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, was written by a former senior official in the Minister of the Environment, Jim Mattison.
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Alec Baldwin says he ‘didn’t pull the trigger’ in fatal ‘Rust’ shooting
Baldwin, who was holding a gun he was told was safe when it went off, spoke in his first full interview about the Oct. 21 shooting in New Mexico.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 22 cases, 13 cases in Elgin and Oxford
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 22 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. In total, there have been 14,905 cases, including 158 active cases (an increase of six), 14,495 recoveries (an...
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B.C. gas supply: Trans Mountain optimistic it can restart pipeline in a few days
The company said in a statement that so far, no new areas of concern have been discovered following the recent weather conditions.
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Manitoba cabinet minister to be removed from caucus if not vaccinated by Dec. 15: premier
Heather Stefanson has previously set Dec. 15 as the start date for new requirements that will see only the fully-vaccinated allowed to access to the Legislature.
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COVID-19: HKPR reports 35 active cases; outbreaks at Brighton farm, Minden school bus route
There are now three active outbreaks within the jurisdiction of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit.
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No Maritime cases yet, but provinces on guard for COVID-19 Omicron variant
'The vaccine allows us to limit the restrictions we need to have, but we will certainly watch this,' says Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health.
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Raptors guard Fred VanVleet was smothered by the Grizzlies with great success. Other teams are sure to do the same
Teams are doing all they can to limit the offensive options available to VanVleet and figuring no one else from Toronto will step up and win a game.
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Manitoba hockey players age 12-17 face new COVID-19 arena rules Monday
As of Monday, kids 12 to 17 will have to have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or a recent negative test before being allowed to participate in indoor sports.
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Boeing is out of the running for Canada’s fighter jet procurement
The competition to replace Canada's fighter jets now comes down to Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter and Sweden's Saab Gripen.
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Doug Ford applauds new COVID-19 travel restrictions, says more discussions with feds to be held
"Every day we hold off more cases entering our country, the more time we have to learn and prepare," Premier Doug Ford said.
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Feds, provinces considering expanding COVID-19 tests for U.S. travellers amid Omicron
The federal government has also closed its border to foreign nationals who have recently travelled through 10 African countries, including Nigeria.
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Pfizer submits data on antiviral COVID-19 pill to Health Canada for review
Pfizer has submitted clinical data to Health Canada regarding an oral medication it is hoping can be used to treat mild to moderate cases of COVID-19 in adults.
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COVID outbreaks are surging in schools. What can we do about it?
COVID outbreaks have surged in Ontario schools since November leaving the question about what we can do to slow the spread before the holidays.
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Kingston MOH eyes new restrictions to limit COVID-19 spread in social settings
Dr. Piotr Oglaza said he's in daily talks with the province about the possibility of adding more COVID-19 restrictions to curb a continued rise in infections before the holidays.
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Nanos sees 'cocktail of pessimism' driving down Canadians' perception of future living standards
Canadians views' on future generations' standard of living are at the lowest point since data started being collected on the topic by Nanos Research nearly 10 years ago.
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House of Commons passes bill to ban conversion therapy
Bill C-4 was fast-tracked through the legislative stages in the House of Commons with the unanimous consent of all MPs after Conservative Rob Moore introduced a motion to do so.
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Young Canadians file suit against federal gov't over minimum voting age
One of the litigants is Campbell River's Diego Christiansen-Barker, 17.
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Peng Shuai: Women’s tennis tour suspends China events over concerns
"Unfortunately, the leadership in China has not addressed this very serious issue in any credible way," said WTA Chairman and CEO Steve Simon.
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