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Viva la difference at French bookstore

Viva la difference at French bookstore

BY TAMARA BELKOV St-Jean-Baptiste Day is about celebrating French-Canadian culture. And so is Centre FORA. Centre FORA is a not-for-profit publisher that promotes French literacy and education across the country.

What kind of car would Elvis drive?

BY BILL VANCE When a shy young man named Elvis Aaron Presley escaped the poverty of northeastern Mississippi's hill country, and gyrated onto the music scene in the mid-1950s, he was part of a revolution in music and in culture.

Pets can stay at Delta Hotels

Delta Hotels is the first national chain in North America to achieve Pets Can Stay certification in the majority of its pet friendly locations, and to establish pet policies to ensure continuity across the brand for their guests travelling with pets.

Student wins RockON! scholarships

Three teenagers have won $1,000 RockON! scholarships. One of the winners, Remi Boucher, attends École secondaire catholique Champlain in Chelmsford. RockON! is a bilingual magazine and website ( www.rock-on.
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.