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Study: sympatico.ca Top Canadian Site

[Toronto, CANADA] According to a recent Media Metrix study, Sympatico is the most visited Canadian Web site.

The total number of unique visitors to Sympatico, the top Canadian domain site, rose from 3.3 to 3.4 million since May, with more than 83 million page views per month.

And, for the second consecutive month, the French-language Sympatico site is ranked first, with a total of more than a million unique visitors. Sympatico now reaches almost one-third of all Canadian Web users.

Sympatico attributes part of its current success to its new Lycos applications that are gradually being introduced, combined with its growing local and national content provided by partners.

The site's breadth of content, news, tools, and resources span over 20 business and lifestyle categories.

Content partners include Travelocity.ca, E*Trade.ca, workopolis, HealthCentral.com, Indigo.ca, globefund.com, and globeinvestor.com.

The sympatico.ca portal is owned and operated by Sympatico Lycos Inc., a joint venture between Bell ActiMedia and Lycos, with offices in Toronto and Montreal.

The Media Metrix study, Total Canada at Home Web Use Report was conducted during June.