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Teams get ready for Dragon Boat races

Teams get ready for Dragon Boat races

BY TAMARA BELKOV Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival will take place at Bell Park this Saturday with opening ceremonies being held Friday.
Viva Italia

Viva Italia

BY GIANNI UBRIACO Chants and screams of joy rang out as fists were pumping and tears were flowing for thousands of people who had gathered to watch the World Cup of soccer's final game on the big screen in the lower hall of the Caruso Club as

Festival a toast to Italian food, culture and heritage

Thousands of people from all different walks of life were treated to a wonderful display of Italian culture this past weekend as the Caruso Club played host to the 34th annual Italian festival.
NLFB invades Bell Park

NLFB invades Bell Park

Here's a look at some of what's happening Sunday at the Northern Lights Festival Boreal in Bell Park.
New info centre welcomes tourists

New info centre welcomes tourists

BY BILL BRADLEY Sudbury Tourism and its funding partners have opened a new Visitor Information Centre at the VIA Rail station on Elgin St.

Walking ideal exercise for all ages

BY ROLAND DUTRISAC Picture yourself walking along a trail and taking in the beauty nature has to offer.
Senior's daughter shares health-care cautionary
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Senior's daughter shares health-care cautionary tale

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Barbara Frohlick always thought the health-care system would be there for her 94-year-old mother, Hazel Adella Edwards, when she needed it.

Tim's coffee sales up

(CNW) -Tim Hortons has announced preliminary same-store sales increases of as much as 6.1 percent at restaurants in Canada, and as much as 8.3 percent at restaurants in the United States for the second quarter, which ended July 2.

Public transit now deductible

(CNW) Transit users should keep monthly transit passes and receipts if they want to claim the new tax credit for public transit use on their 2006 income tax return. The transit pass credit was announced in the May 2006 federal budget.

Oh Canada! What a great place to explore

(CNW) Fifty percent of Canadians are planning to take a vacation this summer and expect to spend an average of about $2,500 on their getaway, according to Scotiabank's second annual study on Canadians' travel intentions.