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Sault Ste. Marie

Call centre face labour shortage (10/04)

Call centres in Sault Ste. Marie are facing a critical labour shortage in anticipating a shortfall of 1,000 workers before Christmas. This shortage covers the gamut from entry-level positions to back-end technical support workers.

Sault College postpones startup of railway industry programming (10/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business A new introductory Sault College program designed to replenish the ranks of Canada’s aging railway workforce has been suspended for one year due to a lack of students.

Plans to develop transportation hub speeding up (10/04)

By IAN ROSS A plan to establish the Sault as a multi-modal transportation hub is picking up speed. The City of Sault Ste.

Fall start for $40-M waterfront development planned (08/04)

Legacy Quest is the new name of Sault Ste. Marie’s long-awaited waterfront tourism project.

Firm downsizing Sault engineering office (04/04)

Danieli Corus Inc. is downsizing its Sault Ste. Marie engineering office and moving most of its staff to southern Ontario. a hit (04/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business If you’re a homesick Sault Ste. Marie ex-pat teaching English overseas or a local news junkie wondering what’s happening at city hall, has become the preferred choice for information.

Railway training program on track (04/04)

With the increasing need of more qualified people in the rail industry, Sault College will be offering a new course this fall.

Mayor pushes for level playing field (07/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL Northern Ontario Business Mayor John Rowswell believes that any new relationship between Northern Ontario and the province should include significant reforms in how it deals with businesses in the region.

Event honours North’s top exporters (05/04)

A Sudbury-based company specializing in voice and data underground communications systems was among several northern regional award winners announced at the 7th annual Ontario Global Traders Awards on April 15 in Sault Ste. Marie.

Cash-strapped IT centre revamping (05/04)

By IAN ROSS If there was ever a time for the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre to get its act together, the time is now, says a board member of the struggling business development organization.