N.B. housing boom sees house prices climb 30% in 2021
The housing market in New Brunswick is experiencing an unprecedented boom in 2021 that is in part being driven by the pandemic, according to the Greater Moncton Realtors.
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Surgeries delayed by COVID-19 in Alberta expected to be completed by 2023
At the height of the first wave, when hundreds of people were being treated in hospital for COVID-19, roughly 60 per cent fewer operations were performed in Alberta than normal.
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N.B. man saves 15-year-old sister’s life by administering CPR for 10 minutes
The 24-year-old has never had any formal CPR training but with help from a 911 operator, but he jumped into action performing chest compressions for nearly 10 minutes.
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‘They have not been taken care of’: Oshawa group DUO provides overnight support to homeless
'After 3 o'clock, there's (nowhere) for them to go. They can't even go into Tim Hortons,' said Andrea Brum.  
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12 Wardrobe Must-Haves For Working Out As Winter Becomes Spring
Whether you’ve already established a workout routine or are looking to get more active, having the right gear up is one way to stay motivated in achieving your fitness goals, especially when it’s still chilly out. While a low-impact virtual fitness class streamed to your living room calls for comfort and ease of movement, an outdoor run will require some serious performance gear that’s designed to keep you warm, safe and comfortable as you tackle slippery terrain and fluctuating temperatures in the early-spring months.  No matter how you stay fit, you’ll find functional and stylish options ― many of them made in Canada ― in our top 12 picks below. Prices are in Canadian dollars.(Note: If you’re reading this on a mobile device, you’ll find the full captions in an easy-to-read list format after the slideshow.All product choices are made independently by our editors. HuffPost Canada may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page.)New Balance Heat Grid Hoodie$95This soft layer is great for extra warmth during outdoor winter and spring workouts. It’s designed for running, but the longer-length will work for any cold-weather activity. Mitts and cuffs on the long fitted sleeves help keep your hands toasty, while the hood blocks the wind and cold. Moisture wicking HEAT technology keeps you dry, even as you work up a sweat. Buy it here.Luminora Basic High Rise Legging $79These vibrant leopard-print leggings are a guaranteed mood booster for your winter and spring workouts. Not only are do they flatter your figure with lightweight three-way stretch, their anti-microbial, moisture-wicking fabric will keep you dry while keeping germs at bay. Buy it here.Tenson Zenda Ski Pant $384Still cold enough to ski in your area? The key to enduring the slopes is a quality snow or ski pant. This one has a flattering fit and breathable, waterproof design. The soft inner, polyester fabric offers stretch and the outer fabric — polyester with elastane — is durable. Zip-in leg endings and an adjustable waist ensure no snow gets in, so you can focus on your sport and stay out longer in comfort. Buy it here.Hylete Terras Fleece-Lined Tights $126Lined to keep you extra warm, these tights allows a full range of movement. Stretchy and soft, it’s just as good for winter and spring runs, as well as outdoor activities. Of if it’s chilly, double down on the cozy factor by adding it as a base layer under ski or snow pants. Buy it here.Women’s Burton Touch N Go Liner $40DRYRIDE fleece fabric is soft against your skin, as it keeps your hands warm and dry. Perfect for texting, swiping or switching to the next track, these glove liners can be worn on their own or layered under thicker gloves or mitts, to maximize time spent outdoors. Buy them here. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Ultracor (@ultracoractive)Ultracor Walk of Fame Legging $208This laser-cut legging from Ultracor is made with high stretch, breathable compression fabric and it functions well for a variety of indoor workouts, from cycling to boxing to pilates. Wear it with the coordinating Walk of Fame Terrain Bra, which features a modest scoop neck and a chic cutout back). Buy it here.Hunter Original Puffer Fanny Pack $45A practical pouch like this Original Puffer Fanny Pack from Hunter will keep all your essentials snug and safe. Designed for winter use, it has a water-resistant lining and exterior. The grip on the zip pull tab make it a cinch to open even if you’re wearing gloves. Buy it here. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Good Goddess (@goodgoddessdaily)Good Goddess Toque Neon $25While the sun is slowly sticking around more, the days can still be short and dark. Vivid, bright colours can help ensure safety exercising outdoors in winter and spring. This on-trend neon toque from BIPOC-owned Canadian brand Good Goddess will help make you more visible. Buy it here.New Balance Fresh Foam 880v10 GTX $185Icy sidewalks and melting snow paths need not be a deterrent to running thanks to these functional weather-proof shoes. GORE-TEX Invisible Fit technology and waterproof fabric protect against rain and snow while still ensuring your feet can breathe. The rugged sole grips slippery terrain. Buy them here.Garage ACTIVATE Twist-Back Bra-Tank $20Montreal brand Garage is stepping up their workout-wear game with new activewear pieces. Their Twist-Back Bra-Tank comes in fun shades: Radioactive green, violet tulip or classic black. It stays put perfectly for strength training. This cute and comfy sports bra top looks great with the brand’s ACTIVATE Booty Shorts ― a cheeky piece with bonus side pockets to stash your phone post-workout. Buy it here.Alo High-Waist Moto Legging $103The picture of effortless chic, these high-waist leggings offer comfort and a full range of movement on the mat, thanks to four-way stretch and a 5-inch waistband. Team them with Alo’s Lavish Bra, a functionally stylish brand favourite, that comes in a fashion-forward combo of glossy performance jersey and sheer mesh. Buy it here.Young Muse Varsity Sweatpants $76Made in Toronto, these unisex cream cotton sweatpants are as versatile as they are stylish. With a higher waist and perfectly cuffed ankles, they’re cozy for low-impact exercise at home or taking your workout to city playgrounds. Pair them with the brand’s varsity sporty top for a look you’re going to want to wear year round. For a layer of extra winter warmth outdoors, they go well with Young Muse’s varsity crewneck. Buy them here.Also on HuffPost:MORE ON WELLNESSWinter-Proof Your Hair With These Damage-Fighting ProductsWant To Sleep Better? 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Vinay Menon: Meghan Markle was supposed to breathe new life into the royal family. But Sunday’s interview with Oprah could be a death blow
Not since the late Princess Diana sat down with Martin Bashir in 1995 has an interview generated this much fear and loathing inside the royal family.
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York Region off-duty police officer charged with sexual exploitation, sexual assault
On Friday, the Toronto Police Sex Crimes charged the officer, who cannot be named in order to protect the identity of the victim.
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COVID-19: Edmonton artist creates mural made out of health-care workers’ words
An Edmonton artist is hard at work on a mural that captures the wide range of emotions our health-care workers are feeling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health officials in Lambton County warn of COVID-19 vaccine scam targeting seniors
Not long after launching pre-registration for vaccines, Lambton Public Health said it received several reports of suspicious phone calls targeting senior residents.
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Regina arts organization looking for artists for Albert St. underpass mural
The Albert Street Memorial Bridge foot tunnel will soon be home to a mural, an idea inspired by a local resident and musician during his jog.
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B.C. tax changes affecting sugary drinks coming into effect April 1
Changes include eliminating the PST exemption for carbonated beverages that contain sugar, natural sweeteners or artificial sweeteners.
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Day passes, more Indigenous collaboration proposed in Joffre Lakes management plan
The Joffre Lakes, located between Pemberton and Lillooet, with their vivid blue and green hues and spectacular mountain vistas, have grown increasingly overcrowded in recent years.
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Winnipeg police reach out to public for help finding missing man
The family of 33-year-old Robert Hutchison hasn't heard from him since the evening of Jan. 30, and police say they're concerned about his well-being.
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Manitoba’s chief medical examiner calls inquest into death of Eishia Hudson
Hudson was killed by an unnamed Winnipeg police officer last April after a chase in a stolen Jeep following an alleged robbery at a liquor store.
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Calgary boy joins global movement to spread awareness about rare condition
Tristan Tocila was born with primary lymphedema, a disorder that causes swelling in the left side of his body and his right foot.
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'Livable floorplans' — Boffo's latest condo tower designed from the inside out
"There's a push and pull with the architects to get a result that is visually pleasing from outside but does not compromise our core value, the floorplan," says Karen West, Boffo Development's director of sales and marketing.
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B.C. cattle company wins appeal; ranch entitled to restrict public access to 2 lakes near Merritt
“It is my opinion that (the ranch) is entitled to restrict access to Minnie Lake and Stoney Lake and the club has no statutory or common-law right to cross (ranch) property.”
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Two teens charged in connection with Vaughan stabbing
A 16-year-old from Vaughan was charged with two counts of attempted murder, and a 15-year-old with attempted murder, two counts of assault with a weapon, and uttering threats.
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Vaudreuil-Dorion to acquire Harwood Golf Club
The next time the Harwood golf course opens, it will likely be as a park. Vaudreuil-Dorion council approved a motion to purchase the land.
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Coronavirus: 19 new cases reported in London-Middlesex; 24 in Lambton County
The update brings the regional pandemic case tally to 6,250, of which 5,941 have resolved, nine more than the day before, the health unit says.
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Pamela Anderson Sells Malibu Mansion, Will Live On Vancouver Island
Pamela Anderson is planning to sell her multi-million Malibu mansion and settle down in the Vancouver Island town she was born and raised in, the New York Post reports.The former “Baywatch” actor told the outlet that she decided to move back to Canada following her surprise wedding to her bodyguard, Dan Hayhurst, last Christmas Eve. “I feel more settled on my sustainable ranch on Vancouver Island with space to rescue more animals. It’s still beachfront. One foot away from the water — and I’m lost,” Anderson said. Her Malibu beachfront is listed by Tomer Fridman of The Fridman Group for $14.9-million USD, or $18.8-million CAD. Anderson originally bought the property in 2008; she’s tried to sell it before and has previously rented it for upwards of $50,000 a month, according to the Los Angeles Times.Before moving into that home, she lived in a “shabby chic” Malibu home, which that was featured in an episode of “MTV Cribs” that aired in 2000.Anderson wanted to get back to her roots in Ladysmith, B.C., where she owns property that once belonged to her grandmother.“I left my small town in my early twenties for ′Playboy,′ travelled all around the world, just to come home — one of the most beautiful places on earth,” she told People. “I made it home in one piece, a miracle. I’m a lucky girl.”  I left my small town in my early twenties for 'Playboy,' travelled all around the world, just to come home — one of the most beautiful places on earth.Pamela Anderson via PeopleAnderson and her husband have stayed in Ladysmith since 2019, often visiting pre-pandemic to fix up the property, as it had fallen into disrepair after her grandmother’s death.Rumours that she planned to re-develop or build condos in town were shut down in a 2019 interview with local outlet Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle.The Canadian star has posted glimpses of her life on Vancouver Island on social media. She enjoys spending her time there in the great outdoors with her pets. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Pamela Anderson ? (@pamelaanderson) View this post on InstagramA post shared by Pamela Anderson ? (@pamelaanderson)The 53-year-old environmental activist has always had a special place in her heart for Ladysmith. She told the Wall Street Journal that she’s been busy there renovating her grandma’s land, building a greenhouse and pickling vegetables. As far as B.C. life goes, sounds like Anderson fits right in.Also on HuffPost:MORE ON LIFEWalter Gretzky, Father Of 'The Great One,' Dead At 82How The Pandemic-Stressed Teens I Work With Got Their Sleep Back On TrackWe Compared Ikea’s New Plant Balls To The Classic Meatball
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Coquitlam man pleads guilty to trafficking legally purchased firearms
Ashton Dickinson, a 27-year-old Coquitlam resident, pleaded guilty last month to weapons trafficking and possession of a loaded or unloaded prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition.
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Former Toronto police chief Mark Saunders to be paid up to $171K per year as Ontario Place advisor
An Ontario order-in-council said Mark Saunders was appointed to the position on Feb. 25 and will serve until Feb. 24, 2024 at the latest.
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Coronavirus: 1 case identified at St. Martha Catholic School in Kingston
One case of COVID-19 has been identified at a Kingston Catholic school, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board says.
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N.S. announces $3M fund for land title claims in African Nova Scotian communities
African Nova Scotian Affairs Minister Tony Ince said today the money will help resolve claims without requiring residents to go to court.
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COVID-19: 9 new cases, 51 variants for Peterborough area; outbreak at Lakefield retirement home
There are now 82 active cases of COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's jurisdiction as of Friday, March 5, 2021.
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Coronavirus: 41 COVID-19 cases linked to social gathering in Leeds, Grenville, Lanark
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit says 41 cases of COVID-19 are now associated with an outbreak from a social gathering.
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Aylmer, Ont., residents hope to shed lingering COVID-19 misconceptions
Local business owners say they're concerned that Aylmer is suffering from a false reputation driven by publicized anti-mask rallies and church services flouting COVID-19 rules.
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Teachers to get COVID-19 vaccine in July
School staff included in list of people slated to be vaccinated at the end of Phase 2 of Ontario’s vaccine rollout.
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