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When complete, renovations at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport will result in a new airline counter, new washrooms for the hold room, and a new food provider.
Better functionality, capacity highlights of Sault expansionThe year 2015 marked a banner period for the Sault Ste. Marie Airport: it reached a new milestone for passenger travel and ushered in a suite of renovations to modernize the facility.On Nov. 20, the airport processed its 200,000th passenger (over 12 months), a new benchmark. Most of the increase came in September, October and November, with November experiencing a double-digit increase, noted Terry Bos, the airport’s president and CEO.Bos attributes the hike to the fall in value of the ...


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Canadian Chamber backs Northern-conceived resolutions
The business concerns of two Northern communities were recognized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) this week, with the passing of resolutions designed to help lobby the federal government for change.Resolutions drafted by the Timmins and Sault Ste. Marie Chambers of Commerce were adopt...
Tenaris to recall laid off employees
Tenaris AlgomaTubes will recall between 120 and 150 employees that have been laid off from its Sault Ste. Marie plant.In a Sept. 13 announcement, the company said it would restart the mill in November, following a temporary shutdown in March precipitated by “the impact of unfairly traded impor...
Developer eyes Sault for automotive fuel system plant
A new tenant is setting up shop at Sault Ste. Marie’s small business incubator.Purus Fuel Technologies (PFT) has secured space at the Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship, located at the multi-use complex on the grounds of the former St. Marys Paper mill.Launched in 2013 by former Sault Ste. M...
Provincial funding arrives for Sault companies
A handful of Sault Ste. Marie businesses are getting a hand up from the province with a total of $618,006 in capital. The funding is expected to help create 17 new jobs.Insightworks Learning & Development received $213,125 to expand their business and purchase equipment to further develop the de...


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