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Sault Ste. Marie

GIS companies team up, win bid (01/04)

A consortium of local geographic information system companies from across the Algoma district has teamed up and won a contract to provide GIS services in the region’s north end.

Alignment to spur growth (01/04)

Sault Ste. Marie consultant Doug Clute has aligned himself with one of Ontario’s largest multi-disciplinary development firms. Clute & Associates recently signed an agreement to co-operate with Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd.

E-store a focus for 2003 (01/04)

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Power projects proposed (12/03)

Out of a need to fortify their economies, White River, Pic Mobert First Nation and Pic River First Nation are looking for alternatives through hydro generating stations, value-added products and multi-use adventure trails.

News wire plans broad coverage in Algoma (11/03)

By IAN ROSS Broadcast media convergence across the North has opened the doors to a new Internet venture in Sault Ste. Marie. The fledgling LTV News began broadcasting local news, weather and sports through their Web site at the beginning of October.

Plan aims to curb out-migration (11/03)

By IAN ROSS Algoma University College (AUC) officials hope their new innovative marketing campaign will keep more northern students from migrating to southern Ontario campuses.

City plots RFPs for feasibility study on biotechnology cluster (11/03)

By IAN ROSS With the provincial election out of the way, the drivers of a biotechnology cluster development concept for Sault Ste. Marie expect to get started on a business-feasibility study later this fall.

Skilled trades shortage revives program (11/03)

By IAN ROSS With a nationwide skilled-trades worker shortage looming, Sault College is re-dedicating itself to meet the growing demand with new programs geared towards guaranteed jobs in the railway industry and apprenticeships.

Marathon aiming to become retail hub for northwest (12/03)

There is a push to enhance Marathon’s economy, and residents are looking to council to point them in the right direction as mining and forestry companies threaten the viability of the town’s economy.

Plan aims to curb out-migration (12/03)

Even though the Town of Manitouwadge is experiencing some hefty economic set backs, Brian Knight, the chief administrative officer and manager of the economic development corporation, is following a municipal plan to keep the town on the map as an ec