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Here is the list of the Web sites I most frequently use to get information in different fields. I hope that you'll be able to use them to get whatever information you wish.

Search sites

There are many Web site where you can search the Web on a subject of your choice. Here is a list of the most popular sites.

Google: http://www.google.com The most popular search site at this time
Alta Vista: http://www.av.com One of the first search web sites
Lycos: http://www.lycos.com Search site
Exite: http://www.exite.com Search site
HotBot: http://hotbot.lycos.com Search site
InfoSeek: http://infoseek.go.com Search site
Meta Crawler: http://www.go2net.com Search site
Tahoma: http://www.tahoma.com Search site
Web Crawler: http://www.webcrawler.com Search site
Snap: http://www.nbci.com Search site
37.com: http://37.com Meta search site. Result comes from many search sites. They are combined into one listing.
The toile the Québec: http://www.toile.qc.ca Québec's most popular search site
Excite.fr: http://www.excite.fr French search site
Francité: http://www.francite.com/ French Meta search site
Lokace: http://www.lokace.fr French search site
Lycos.fr: http://www.lycos.fr French search site
Nomade: http://nomade.aliceadsl.fr French search site
Voila: http://www.voila.fr French search site
Wanadoo: http://www.wanadoo.fr French search site
Yahoo.fr: http://www.yahoo.fr French search site


Newsworthy events are grouped into three categories : Current events , financial and computer related .

Current events

These site give you a view of current events from Newspapers, TV stations and others. They're grouped into four categories: Canadian, American, French and others.


Canadian On-line Explorer (CANOE)

Canadian and international news.

Canadian On-line Explorer (CANOE) in French

Canadian and international news in French.

Infinit: http://www.infinit.net

Québec's news in French.

Infobourg: http://www.infobourg.qc.ca

One of Québec's news and events Web site.

Matinternet: http://www.matin.qc.ca

One of Québec's news site.

The Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com

Montreal's English newspaper: "The Gazette".

The Globe and Mail: http://www.globeandmail.com

Canadian newspaper

Radio-Canada: http://radio-canada.ca

Radio-Canada web site

TVA: http://www.tva.ca

TVA television network website.


CNN: http://www.cnn.com

American and international news

USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com

USA Today newspaper.

ABC News: http://www.abcnews.com

News covered by the ABC network.

CBS: http://cbsnews.cbs.com/

News covered by the CBS network.

MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.com

News covered by the NBC network.

Time Magazine: http://www.time.com

Time magazine

Pathfinder: http://www.pathfinder.com

Publications from Time Warner.

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com


The Boston Herald: http://www.bostonherald.com


The Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com


The Dallas Morning News: http://www.dallasnews.com


The L.A. Times: http://www.latimes.com


Associated Press: http://www.ap.org

News from newspapers covered by the Associated Press


Agence France-Presse: http://www.afp.com

French and international news

The Figaro: http://www.figaro.fr

French and international news

The Libération: http://www.liberation.fr

French and international news

The Monde: http://www.lemonde.fr

French and international news


Asian Times On-line: http://www.atimes.com

Asian news

Times On-line: http://www.timesonline.co.uk

British and international news


Statistics Canada: http://www.statcan.ca

Statistics Canada web site.

Institut of the statistique the Québec: http://www.stat.gouv.qc.ca

Institute of statistics of Québec.

Ministères and organismes:http://www.gouv.qc.ca/wps/portal/pgs?lang=fr

Portail Québec

SEC: http://www.sec.gov

Securities exchange commission web site.

World Bank: http://www.worldbank.org


CNN Money: http://money.cnn.com

Finance magazine

AMEX America Stock Exchange: http://www.amex.com


NASDAQ: http://www.nasdaq.com


NYSE New York Stock Exchange: http://www.nyse.com


CAC40: http://www.euronext.com

Paris stock exchange

DAX: http://deutsche-boerse.com

German stock exchange

FTSE: http://www.ftse.com

London stock exchange

Tokyo Stock Exchange: http://www.tse.or.jp/english/

Tokyo stock exchange

Toronto Stock Exchange: http://www.tsx.com

Toronto stock exchange

Montreal stock exchange: http://www.m-x.ca/accueil_fr.php

Montreal stock exchange

VSE Vancouver Stock Exchange: http://www.vse.com

Vancouver stock exchange

Daily stocks: http://www.dailystocks.com


INVESTools: http://www.investools.com


Globefund: http://www.globefund.com

Canadian mutual funds

Financial Times: http://www.usa.ft.com


Financial Post: http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/index.html

Financial newspaper

Business Week : http://www.businessweek.com

American business magazine

Dun & Bradstreet Canada Online: http://www.dbc.com


KPMG Canada: http://www.kpmg.ca


Sedar: http://www.sedar .com

Site containing financial reports of major corporations

Computer related

These sites are all related to the computer industry.

Ziff-Davis Publications: http://www.zdnet.com

Regroups articles and news from some of the biggest computer related magazines such as PC Magazine, Mac Week, PC Week among others. The main page is updated many times daily. A must read.

CMP Publications: http://www.techweb.com

Publications such as Windows Magazine and Computer reseller news among others.

Byte: http://www.byte.com

Computer industry web magazine

Wired: http://www.wired.com

One of the most renounced computer industry web site

C|Net: http://cnet.com

Current news in the computer industry and more

News.com: http://www.news.com

Computer related news

San Jose Mercury News: http://www.sjmercury.com/

News from Silicon Valley.

Québec Micro: http://www.quebecmicro.com

Québec publication about computers.

Devhead: http://www.devhead.com

Creating and using Web pages and JAVA

World Wide Web consortium: http://www.w3c.org

Those responsible for the World Wide Web norms and specifications

Training material

To learn more about computers

Comment ça marche


General information about computers. In French.

Cathy Astuces


Learning material about Microsoft Office. In French.

Learn2.com: http://www.learn2.com

To learn more about computers.



Offers additional information on Word, Excel and some other applications. In French



It's a short list of sites where you can find "shareware" or "freeware". A freeware is a software that is absolutely free to use. A shareware is a software that you can use under certain conditions. The main one is that you have to either buy it in a certain of time or delete it from your PC. Often, "sharewares" don't offer all the option of the commercial version. There is just enough to incite you. Also these version stop working after a set period of time, usually 30 days.

TuCows: http://www.tucows.com

You can find sharewares in many categories with evaluation from users.

Shareware.com: http://www.shareware.com

You can find shareware in many categories.

Megagiciel: http://www.megagiciel.com

Québec's site for "sharewares" for Windows and Macintosh.

Freeware favorites: http://www.webdesigns1.com/freeware

"Freewares" web site for Windows.

The Shareware page: http://www.phoenixgate.com/shareware.html

"Sharewares" site for DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Unix and Windows.

Network Associates: http://www.nai.com

Site where you can find a virus detector shareware.

F-Prot: http://www.datafellows.com

Site where you can find a virus detector shareware.


This is a list of useful sites on the World Wide Web.

The first five site will help you find someone's e-mail address. You should know that the address must be first added to these site the be made "public" and searchable by all.

WhoWhere: http://www.whowhere.com/

Find someone's telephone number if public.

Canada 411: http://canada411.sympatico.ca

Find someone's telephone number if public.

BigFoot: http://www.bigfoot.com

Find someone's e-mail address.

Switcboard: http://www.switchboard.com

Find someone's e-mail address.

Four11: http://www.four11.com

Find someone's e-mail address.

Anywho: http://www.anywho.com

Find someone's home address and postal code.

World pages: http://www.worldpages.com

Find someone's e-mail or home address in Canada or the United States.

Yahoo! People: http://www.people.yahoo.com

Find someone's e-mail address.

Météo Média: http://www.meteomedia.com

Weather network

MLS: http://www.mls.ca

Multiple Listing service for Canada

Maison direct: http://www.maisondirect.com

Homes for sale viewed on the Maisondirect service.

Re/Max Québec:http://www.remax-quebec.com

Homes on sale through RE/Max.


Homes on sale through Sutton.


Homes on sale through VisiteNet.

Direct the Proprio:http://www.directduproprio.com

Homes to be sold directly by the owner.

Hebdo Net: http://www.hebdo.net

Local cars and trucks for sale publication

Yahoo Net Events: http://events.yahoo.com

Web events available by Yahoo.

GameSpot: http://www.gamespot.com

All about computer games

Comics: http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics

We all need to laugh from time to time ! Includes Dilbert !

Monster.ca: http://www.monster.ca

Job search site

Jobboom.com: http://www.jobboom.com

Job search site

Carrerjet.ca: http://www.careerjet.ca

Job search site

Jobs.gc.ca: http://jobs.gc.ca

Job search site from the government of Canada

Electronic business

It's a small list of sites where you can purchase computer material. Some you can directly, other you're part of an auction for the item you requested. The item will later be shipped by FedEx, Purolator or UPS. Read carefully all the instructions from the site before buying. There may be freight charges, taxes and perhaps custom duties.

Egghead: http://www.egghead.com

Buying or bidding at auction on computer material

Ebay: http://www.ebay.com

Buying or selling items trough auctions. They have some special auctions at times. Mark McGyre's 70th home-run baseball was at auction on Ebay.

FirstAuction: http://www.firstauction.com

Buying items by bidding on auctions.

Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com

Buying books or music on-line

Internet Shopping Network: http://www.internet.net

Buying items by bidding on-line

Megadepot: http://www.onvia.com

Buying computer material on-line for Canada or the United States.


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