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Sault Ste. Marie

GHC expands into cyberspace (04/05)

By IAN ROSS Already lionized by the Romanow Royal Commission as Canada’s “best kept secret” in community-based health care delivery, Sault Ste. Marie’s Group Health Centre (GHC) intends to market their high-tech health wares internationally.

Airport races to balance books (04/05)

By IAN ROSS Turbulent times have led many regional airports to search for new ways of generating revenue.

Passenger train could link the North: locals (04/05)

By IAN ROSS Two Sault Ste. Marie residents are on board the movement aiming to reinstate passenger rail service between Winnipeg and Sudbury. Understandably, they are more focused on the Sault-Sudbury corridor.

Multimodal could work: expert (04/05)

By IAN ROSS A Canadian transportation industry leader says Sault Ste. Marie’s multimodal scheme holds good potential for shippers to avoid major freight bottlenecks in southern Ontario.

Wood Expo expects 10,000 (04/05)

Sault Ste. Marie officials want their city recognized as the forestry capital of Northern Ontario once again. John Febrarro, the city’s chief of industrial marketing, says the Sault held that distinction about a 15 years ago.

Born in the water, raised in the sky (02/05)

By IAN ROSS With governments at all levels forecasting a skilled trades shortage that could cripple the Canadian economy by 2006, Sault Ste. Marie has attempted to crank up production of its own home-grown trades- people.

Studying insects and pests in the Sault ‘just makes sense’ (02/05)

By IAN ROSS The Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Long-horned beetles are wreaking millions of dollars in property damage to trees in Ontario. That’s bad news for landowners across the province, but could be a bit of a boon for Sault Ste. Marie.

Influential Women awards up and running (02/05)

The eighth annual Influential Women (IW) of Northern Ontario Awards program was recently launched with a call for nominations.

Sault entering into bio-economy game (11/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business An environmentally friendly pesticide and injector system that stops the Asian long-horned beetle in its tracks may be the impetus for a Sault Ste. Marie bio-economy cluster now in the planning stages.

Mayors to converge on Sault during NOBA (10/04)

By IAN ROSS Branding Northern Ontario is one of the main issues northern mayors and reeves will focus on during an upcoming mayors’ luncheon in Sault Ste. Marie this month.