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Rockies by train

(CNW) Embarking on a two-day adventure through the majestic mountains and untouched countryside, VIA Rail's Skeena service takes passengers from the heart of the Rockies to the shores of the Pacific.

Holland American sails to Panana

(CNW) With 28 cruises, 12 different itineraries and five ships, Holland America Line offers an extensive collection of Panama Canal cruises in 2007, featuring more New York departures, new February full transit crossings and a new port of call, Puert

Cinefest to present mid-summer festival

Cinéfest will present a mid-summer mini festival at SilverCity Aug. 2 and 3. The event will showcase four innovative Canadian films.

You say tomato, I say tomatoe

In early 2004, half a million tomato seeds were launched to the International Space Station on a Russian rocket as part of the Tomatosphere Project.

Island tour this weekend

The 12th Annual Manitoulin Art Tour with more than 50 artists at 24 locations gets underway this weekend, July 21, 22 and 23. All venues are open daily from 11 am to 4 pm.

New show celebrates miners

Classics Theatre Colbalt will present a collection of songs that recall the life and times of Canadian hard rock miners and their families at St. Andrew's Place in Sudbury July 31 and Aug. 1.
Growing up gay in Sudbury

Growing up gay in Sudbury

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN When Jamie Solomon was attending high school a few years ago, he was called a "faggot" and other hurtful names. He was the only openly gay student at his school, and a target for bullies.
Dragon boats soar across Ramsey Lake

Dragon boats soar across Ramsey Lake

BY GIANNI UBRIACO It was a sunny day for racing Saturday at Bell Park as Lake Ramsey played host to the seventh annual Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival.  The event raised about $90,000 for the Sudbury chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Teacher learns lessons as backpack author

A schoolteacher has turned his love for the great outdoors into a part-time job. Despite teaching full-time, Carmine Minutillo, who resides in Parham, Ont.
Greater Sudbury catches blueberry fever

Greater Sudbury catches blueberry fever

BY BILL BRADLEY Communities around the world will turn green with envy as Greater Sudbury celebrates all things blue during the 20th anniversary of the Blueberry Festival.