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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault sees security as future strength (11/03)

By IAN ROSS The establishment of the U. S.

Make the most of small spaces (12/03)

By ANDREW WAREING Rod Schutt has a simple motto for his business. “Our motto is we design furniture to people instead of have people design to furniture,” says Schutt, the owner of Keaney Interiors.

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.

Mapping technology to enter world market (11/03)

By IAN ROSS Rob Cormier sees the world with a bird’s-eye view. A photographer, licensed bush pilot and commercial diver, Cormier has built up his 14-year-old aerial photography business, R & B Cormier Inc., by taking pictures of trees.

Business leaders head Sault economic development advisory group (10/03)

Sault Ste. Marie economic development officials have a new sounding board drawn from the ranks of the local business community and public sector.

Meeting planners to converge on Sault (8/03)

The Independent Meeting Planners Association of Canada (IMPAC) has chosen a location for its October 16 to 19 conference.

Quarry development stonewalled (8/03)

By IAN ROSS Plans for a traprock quarry on Lake Superior have been temporarily stonewalled by a group of Wawa cottagers fighting to stop industrial development along what they consider sensitive, pristine and protected shoreline.

Fly-in education a new trend (7/03)

By IAN ROSS Algoma University College is airlifting its knowledge base in community development to the James Bay coast this summer. The Sault Ste.

Business of research studied (7/03)

By IAN ROSS The fusion is getting off to a slow start, but there may be a unification of test tubes and dollars as Sault Ste. Marie promoters work to turn research into big business.