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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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Essar settles iron ore supply dispute with Cliffs
Essar Steel Algoma has settled its contract dispute with Cliffs Natural Resources for the supply of iron ore pellets to its Sault Ste. Marie steel plant.According to a news release, the settlement, which resolves all claims between the parties, is subject to documentation and requisite court ap...
Sault airport expanding maintenance hangar
The Sault Ste. Marie Airport is embarking on a major expansion of its hangar space to allow its primary tenant, aircraft maintenance provider JD Aero, to expand its services.The $5.8-million project will allow JD Aero to expand their existing footprint by 10,000 square feet to more than 80,000 s...
Communities seek representation on passenger rail committee
A new residents’ association hopes to have input into future decision-making around the Algoma Central Rail passenger line that runs between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst.On April 12, residents from roughly 20 remote communities located along the line gathered to form the Mask-Wa Residents Associ...
Sault realigning with provincial funding
Sault Ste. Marie is forming a Community Adjustment Committee to come up with a plan for the future of the city and its residents.On April 25, the community’s MPP, David Orazietti, announced $200,000 from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to help put the plan into development."T...


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