The Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 likely acquired at least one of its mutations by picking up a snippet of genetic material from another virus, possibly one that causes the common cold.
Experts are divided on whether travel is advisable in light of the Omicron variant spurring restrictions at the border and new travel bans leading into the holiday season.
The former CEO of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the many factors contributing to Canada's increasingly hot housing market, while notable, aren't cumulating in a housing bubble.
Volker Wissing, whose pro-business party has designated him as transport minister in the incoming government, said that 'in the current situation, it seems more sensible to spend Christmas in a small group at home and not to plan big trips across the country.'
Rescuers were searching for survivors Sunday on the slopes of the highest volcano on Indonesia's island of Java after it was rocked by an eruption that killed at least 13 people, as smoldering debris and thick mud hampered their efforts.
Additional actions may be taken as the Omicron variant spreads across the country. CTV’s Heather Butts reports.
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will hold a conference after Russia amassed an invasion force on Ukraine’s border. CTV’s Paul Workman reports.
An Abbotsford, B.C. employment company is set to fill 400 jobs for the city’s recovery effort. CTV’s Penny Daflos reports.
A Christmas-decorated car in Saint John has become a holiday icon in N.B. CTV’s Todd Battis reports.
Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Dec. 4.
An exhibit of Indigenous artist Robert Houle’s work is being held at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Donna Sound reports.
Security cameras captured a family of bears playing in Campbell River, B.C.
Six-year-old Callan Perks is receiving widespread acclaim over his electrifying pre-game speech to the OHL's Peterborough Petes.
After spending 91 days in hospital with COVID-19 complications, an Ontario man is marking a milestone by thanking the people who saved his life.
Comedian Rick Mercer speaks about his new memoir, 'Talking to Canadians,' and reflects on his lengthy career in Canadian media.
Watch the moment when the Cumbre Vieja volcano located on the island of La Palma in Spain erupted on Dec. 1.