The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now strongly recommending adults over the age of 50 be offered COVID-19 boosters, while those aged 18 to 49 'may' be offered boosters based on individual risks and where they live.
Experts say there are several reasons a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is necessary, including to protect against severe illness and death as immunity from the initial vaccine series wanes over time.
The federal government is reminding that Canadian travellers must use ArriveCAN app for re-entry into the country after reports of vaccinated citizens being forced to quarantine as a result of confusion at the Canada-U.S. land border.
The federal government has signed a deal with Pfizer and Merck to purchase their antiviral medication, pending Health Canada approval of the products. Public Services and Procurement Minister Filomena Tassi said Ottawa has placed an initial order for one million of Pfizer's antiviral pills, and 500,000 of Merck's pills, with an option for 500,000 more.
The parents of a teen accused of killing four students at a Michigan high school were charged with involuntary manslaughter Friday as a prosecutor described chilling moments that day when a teacher found a drawing of a gun, a person bleeding and the words 'blood everywhere' at the boy's desk.
The company behind 'Ameca' says the android is meant for human-robot interaction and could be used as a platform for A.I.
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.
Taking over from outgoing leader Ed Broadbent, McLaughlin became the first woman to lead a major federal party in Canada.
The answer was still 'yes' even after this proposal went wrong in Texas. The ring was found after a half-hour search.
Canadian casting companies say they’re having a tough time finding new Santa actors for the holiday season. Heather Butts reports.