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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault to host 2003 Winter Cities conference (4/02)

Sault Ste. Marie city council recently passed a resolution approving a plan and budget to host the 2003 Winter Cities conference.

Sault's tax shortfalls reimbursed (4/02)

The City of Sault Ste. Marie will be reimbursed for a $1.5-million tax shortfall lost through Algoma Steel's financial restructuring. Minister of Municipal Affairs Chris Hodgson provided a one-time allocation of $1.

Buyer secured for Searchmont Ski Resort (4/02)

A frequent skier at the Searchmont Ski Resort, north of Sault Ste. Marie, has become its new owner. Chicago stockbroker Jack McDermott expects to take control of the bankrupt resort May 1.

Roadway construction lined up for tendering (4/02)

Sault Ste. Marie's engineering and planning department will proceed with the tendering process for the Black Lake Road reconstruction project, valued at $5.3 million.

Irish trade initiatives continue (4/02)

By Ian Ross Sault Ste. Marie’s ongoing transatlantic relationship with the Republic of Ireland continues this spring.

North Shore highways to be rehabilitated (4/02)

Road conditions and road safety on Highway 17 along the North Shore will be improved with provincial government investments of nearly $10 million.

Multimillion-dollar infrastructure project planned (4/02)

Preparatory work on a new Super Lock on the St. Mary's River is expected to commence by year's end. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, operators of the canal at Sault Ste.

Forestry forum focuses on small-business managment, safety, environmental issues (4/02)

Small-business management in the forest industry will be one of many topics covered during an annual forestry workers training session in Sault Ste. Marie on April 19.

College, university form cross-border education links (4/02)

A cross-border education linkage between Sault College in Ontario and Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. is offering more opportunities for students.

Economic growth opportunities projected in agricultural sector (4/02)

Farming stands to be a growth sector in the east Algoma district and more should be done to promote the industry, according to a two-year study prepared by Harry Cumming and Associates.