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 LGBTQ2S+ 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 the expanded legislation.
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.
The answer was still 'yes' even after this proposal went wrong in Texas. The ring was found after a half-hour search.
As he finishes his final show as chief anchor of CTV News at Six in Halifax, Steve Murphy shares a final farewell.
This surfer in Puerto Rico was paddling on his board when he had a close brush with a shark near Middles Beach on Nov. 29.
Meet Boji, a dog that travels daily using Istanbul's public transport system.
Video from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution shows the rough weather a lifeboat had to go through amid Storm Arwen in the U.K.
Manitoba residents stopped on Sunday to look at a cloud with a giant, perfectly formed hole in it. CTV’s Jill Macyshon reports