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61 percent of homes have Internet access

Two-thirds of adult Canadians surfed the Internet in 2005, and those living in larger cities were much more likely to be "on the net" than those in rural areas and small towns, according to the new Canadian Internet Use Survey published by Statistics

Rainbow to show electric car doc

Rainbow Cinemas Sudbury will present Who Killed the Electric Car Aug. 20, 21 and 23. The official selection at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, this documentary by director Chris Paine tells the story of the electric GM EV1 launched in 1996.

2007 year of Georgia O'Keeffe

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: The City of Santa Fe has declared 2007 the Year of Georgia O'Keeffe.
Indo-Canadians celebrate historic day

Indo-Canadians celebrate historic day

Aug. 15 is an important day for India and for members of the India Canada Association of Sudbury. On Aug. 15 1947, India became an independent nation after more than a century of struggle against English, French and Portuguese foreign control.

Mothers keep getting older

The average age of women giving birth in Canada is continuing a long-established upward trend. It rose to 29.7 years in 2004 from 29.6 in 2003, reports Statistics Canada.
Life's a Beach: City of Lake's Top Five

Life's a Beach: City of Lake's Top Five

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Editor's Note: Bell Park remains the undisputed winner when it comes to Greater Sudbury's best beach.  We didn't include it in this article for that reason.
Say hi to the Hemp Guy

Say hi to the Hemp Guy

BY BILL BRADLEY Hemp is on the move says Sudbury's Will Hall, owner of the Hemp Guy retail store on Durham St. "Hemp, a crop known for its excellent fibre, is growing on a global basis.

Every child deserves a fresh start in September

(NC) The first day of school stirs a mixture of emotions in children -without feeling ill-equipped by not having the essential supplies to begin the school year.

Plug into fashion this fall with Levi's RedWire jeans

(CNW) Levi's is marrying digital technology and denim in time for back-to-school with the new Levi's RedWire jeans.
Tickets on sale for last festival of summer

Tickets on sale for last festival of summer

BY BILL BRADLEY The last bash of the summer is kicking into high gear as Summerfest gets ready to rock the Nickel City next weekend. "We offer a complete weekend of music both for the fans, the community and the musicians themselves.