Lockdown-free Florida top vacation spot for holidays

Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.
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Montreal firefighters battle fire, ice at four-alarm blaze
Motorists are advised to avoid the area around Henri-Bourassa Blvd. and Parthenais St.
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U.S., Russia on ‘clearer path’ to an understanding amid Ukraine tensions: Blinken
Blinken met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva on Friday amid rising conerns that Russia is planning an invasion of Ukraine.
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In the Habs' room: Montembeault gives a 49-save performance
The Canadiens goaltender says he's working hard and "I'm happy to be here and playing a lot makes it even better."
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N.B. to hold COVID-19 update Friday morning as lockdown continues
New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province's chief medical officer of health, are scheduled to speak at the COVID-19 update.
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Tanya Tagaq said she expressed herself without inhibition on new album, ‘Tongues’
Tagaq, as her fans are accustomed, is pulling no punches on her fifth album out Jan. 21.
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‘Client’ and ‘customer’ mean different things when buying or selling real estate
Brokerages owe clients a higher level of service and obligation than they do customers, writes Joe Richer
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Extreme cold warning in Montreal: Today, like revenge, is best served cold
Hydro-Québec asks customers to reduce consumption as extreme cold grips the province with windchills up to minus-40 C.
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Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens fall in OT to Vegas Golden Knights
It's hard to believe that this deep into the season, the Canadiens have yet to win two games in a row. That said, Brian Wilde sees hope for the team's future.
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Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock star, dead at 74
Meat Loaf, born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday at the age of 74, according to a family statement provided by his longtime agent Michael Greene.
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School and other cancellations around southern Manitoba on Friday
It’s another day of school closures and other cancellations around southern Manitoba due to the blowing snow and bad road conditions Friday.
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About Last Night: Montembeault stellar again as Habs fall to Vegas in OT
Goalie Sam Montembeault made 49 saves in the 4-3 overtime loss. Eight different Canadiens received points on the night.
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‘To some people, he was a superhero.’ This tireless advocate for the homeless saved lives — until he lost his own
Domenico Saxida had moved into an apartment, got engaged and was planning a life while checking on friends still sleeping outdoors. He died in November at the age of 51.
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Caleb Agada took on Kevin Durant last summer and won. Up next is the Ontario government over which athletes are ‘elite’
Province banned all sports activity outside of professional and “elite amateur” sports leagues in bid to slow COVID-19. The ban included university athletics, and Agada calls it “a slap in the face” to the OUA.
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5 things to know for Friday, January 21, 2022
A majority of Canadians find it difficult to feed their families, 'Bat out of Hell' rock superstar Meat Loaf has died, and the Royal Family has a job opening – for minimum wage. Here's what you need to know today.
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Judge to decide fate of man accused of killing mom, 2 children in Ajax
The prosecution says Cory Fenn killed the three in a rage on March 14, 2018, in Ajax, Ont., after Krassimira Pejcinovski broke up with him.
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'One-size-fits-all approach' won't work on unvaccinated, Quebec behavioural experts say
Quebec's Junior Health Minister has been tasked with creating a program to reach the unvaccinated.
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Concerts were back in Montreal — and then they weren’t
Erik Leijon reports on the experience of being back among thousands of music fans during a brief window at the end of 2021, and the continued uncertainty facing musicians and venues.
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Pattie Lovett-Reid: Time to detox your finances
A little financial detox in February could do the trick to bring you back into balance, CTV's chief financial commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid writes.
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In B.C.’s Northern Rockies, find a winter wonderland as far as the eye can see
Some of the best months for aurora hunting in this part of Canada coincide with the best months for playing in the snow.
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An insider’s guide to New Orleans: million-dollar views, open-air art andbrilliant craft cocktails
In Nola, you can “Do Whatcha Wanna,” as the city’s free-spirited unofficial anthem goes. Here’s a shortlist for your next visit.
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This ’70s-era co-op is giving her an affordable place to live. Why isn’t Toronto building more?
This Dufferin Grove tenant pays $1,294 a month for a two-bedroom unit. But getting into a co-op — or buildings others like it — is a challenge, insiders say.
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In a first for Ontario, a school in a condo is coming to Toronto’s waterfront
First-of-its kind ‘vertical’ learning space to help ease enrolment pressures in Toronto’s downtown.
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A tribute to Lincoln Alexander on his 100th birthday
Among his many achievements, Alexander was our first Black member of Parliament. He will be most remembered for his genuine love for Canadians.
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Kiefer Sutherland revisits old haunts on third album, ‘Bloor Street’
Award-winning actor, who releases his third album Jan. 21, says storytelling is central to both his passions.
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Top five investing mistakes people make
Darryl Brown, a financial planner and founder of You&Yours Financial, breaks down the top five behavioural mistakes responsible investors make.
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It took years of therapy to finally understand what my mother endured: Ask Ellie
“My own mother confessed how she grew to hate my dad for the hell he put her through during the 10 years he would force sex on her shortly after childbirth and abusing her,” a reader writes.
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Travel news: Cruising the Great Lakes and beyond, Ontario’s latest forested skateway, and a multi-museum exhibition in Paris
Viking is getting into expeditions. Plus, the Icelynd Skating Trails open in Ottawa, and “Yves Saint Laurent Aux Musées” will mark an anniversary.
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Instead of arid emptiness in the California desert, I found resilience in Joshua Tree National Park at a time when I needed it most
Even in the harshest conditions, the Mojave knows how to start over. For writer Katrina Woznicki, it offered a lesson in perseverance after divorce.
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Not just a place to party, Los Cabos, Mexico, is evolving into a culinary destination — and a sophisticated getaway perfect for post-pandemic travel
The delightful food scene is now driven by big-name chefs and their love of small-scale ingredients.
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He fought for democracy and ended up in exile in Toronto. Now, friends of an Eritrean journalist who died from COVID-19 want to honour him
Friends and supporters of Aaron Berhane have created a scholarship and a language program for refugee writers to honour him.
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Participating in clinical trials may change the course of Type 1 diabetes
Jan. 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the first successful insulin injection for diabetes in a human. This brave teenager saved millions of lives.
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Women’s shinny players deserve time on city rinks. Toronto is finally making that known
Toronto city staff are helping women who play shinny find their space in spite of heckling, swarming — even identity theft.
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Are these two photos of the same person? Canada’s controversy over asylum-seekers and ‘photo matching’
Comparing photos of Somali refugees with images of visitors to Canada, the CBSA is accusing some claimants of lying about their identity.
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Until Vision Zero becomes a priority, it’s hard not to think ‘Am I next?’
There were at least 293 people killed and 1,488 people seriously injured in collisions on Toronto’s streets between 2017 and 2021.
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coronavirus covid 19 updates toronto canada january 21
Meanwhile, the Saskatchewan Health Authority says it is looking at redeploying government employees from other departments to help the health-care system.
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Top U.S., Russian envoys discuss Ukraine at 'critical moment'
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Friday that a weekslong standoff over Ukraine is at a "critical moment," as he headed into talks with his Russian counterpart amid rising concerns that Europe could again be beset by war.
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U.S. and Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis
The United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature Friday in a heated standoff over Ukraine, even as they said no breakthrough was imminent amid fears of a possible Russian invasion.
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U.S.: Russia, U.S. on 'clearer path' to understanding on Ukraine
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he didn't expect any breakthroughs in talks with Russia on Ukraine, but the two sides are on a 'clearer path' to understanding each other's concerns.
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