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News | 07/13/2004 4:00 am EDT

Number of Canadians surfing the Internet on rise
The number of Canadian households surfing the Internet continued to grow in 2003, with an estimated 7.9 million (64%) of the 12.3 million Canadian homes having at least one member who used the Internet regularly, according to Statistics Canada. The figure represents a 5% increase from 2002, but is well below the annual gains of 19% and 24% recorded in 2000 and 2001. Internet use was the highest at home, with 6.7 million households having at least one member who regularly used the Internet from home, a gain of 7% from 2002.

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