Few sites in the world preserve a continuous archaeological record spanning millions of years. Wonderwerk Cave, located in South Africa's Kalahari Desert, is one of those rare sites. Meaning "miracle" in Afrikaans, Wonderwerk Cave has been identified as potentially the earliest cave occupation in the world and the site...
Saskatchewan's COVID-19 vaccination booking system will be available to residents 42-years and older, starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday. This applies to all of Saskatchewan except for those in the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District, where age eligibility will drop to 30 and older. The system will open to residents over 40, and...
Ottawa's COVID-19 numbers are on a "good trajectory," the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues and new rules for short-term rentals in the capital. CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at five stories to watch in Ottawa this week. COVID-19 IN OTTAWA All eyes will be on the COVID-19 numbers in Ottawa this week, after some positive signs...
Ontario is reporting 4094 new cases of COVID-19 today along with 24 new virus-related deaths. Today's figures mark a drop from the 4505 reported the day before, but an uptick from the 3682 new cases on Thursday. The province's death toll from COVID-19 now stands at 7887. The number of people hospitalized...
Pregnant people in Ontario are now able to book a COVID-19 vaccine after the Ministry of Health on Friday announced pregnancy had been moved up to the “highest risk” category in the provincial rollout. Obstetricians had for days been calling on the government to prioritize expectant mothers for vaccination after...
The province is reporting 254 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan with one new death. The latest person to die is someone in their 50’s in the Southcentral zone. The new cases are located in the Far North West (14), Far North East (9), North West (18), North Central...
As an update from the Saskatchewan Health Authority promised earlier this week, the eligibility for vaccine appointments has been lowered to include residents aged 44 or older, effective beginning today. As an update from the Saskatchewan Health Authority promised earlier this week, the eligibility for vaccine appointments has been lowered...
Québec health and social services minister Christian Dubé provided an update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts across Québec on April 22. The AstraZeneca vaccine is now available to Québec residents age 45 and older. People with chronic illnesses and a very high risk of complications from COVID-19 are being vaccinated in hospitals....
Canada could be administering 3.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week, but well into what the federal government has coined the ‘ramp-up’ phase of Canada’s vaccine rollout, the number of shots coming into Canada most weeks is still below what provinces and territories are capable of putting into arms,...
Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign is being expanded to include people with chronic conditions as well as people with mental and physical disabilities and their caregivers, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced Thursday. It’s the last priority phase before the campaign moves to the general public, which will likely be at the...