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Survival guide for parents

Survival guide for parents

School is out next week for summer holidays. After a few leisurely days, the kids will be complaining, "I'm bored." Here's a list of some of the activities planned for July and August which are designed for having fun and learning too.

Canadians mad for Vancouver

(CNW) Vancouver is the top pick for tourists; Niagara Falls is the romance capital of Canada; and Montreal is the best city to party in on a Saturday night, according to results from MasterCard Canada's 2006 Priceless Index.
Simply fabulous

Simply fabulous

Ontario strawberries are now available at farmers' markets and in local produce sections of supermarkets.
Art in bloom

Art in bloom

BY BILL BRADLEY What would the beginnings of summer be without the taste of strawberries? That delicious fruit, and beautiful garden surroundings, share the spotlight with 23 artists this Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm at 169 David St. (off Paris St.

Flag project asks citizens to contribute

Representatives of the citizens' committee that hopes to collect flags from around the world for the Paris St. bridge flag project will have an information booth at  the Canada Day celebration at Sudbury Arena July 1.
Bachman and Cummings reinvent the oldies

Bachman and Cummings reinvent the oldies

BY VICKI GILHULA Rock star revival tours can be a sad state of affairs. As much as aging baby boomers love hearing those old Top 40 tunes, there's no way to hide that the musicians and the audience are no longer in their prime.
Memorial reminds all battle isn't over

Memorial reminds all battle isn't over

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Safety in mines has improved dramatically since the 1980s, when up to 20 miners died on the job every year, but there's still a lot of work to be done, according to an Ontario Ministry of Labour official.

Summer's here and the time is right

BY BILL BRADLEY Sudbury's music fans will be dancing in the street, Durham St. that is, this Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm during the annual Downtwon Rotary Blues For Food event.

New identity for CNIB

(CNW) The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, one of Canada's largest and most recognized charities, will now be known simply as the CNIB. This new identity reflects the fact 90 percent of its clients have partial vision.
Students take home message about energy
  conservation

Students take home message about energy conservation

After showing their schools can save significant money from energy conservation efforts, $120,000 last year alone, Rainbow District School Board officials say it is time for students to take the message home.