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Sault Ste. Marie

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.

GIS touted as world class (5/03)

By IAN ROSS The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre’s highly touted Geographic Information System (GIS) recently received recognition in a national trade magazine.

Out-migration concerns Sault lawyer (5/03)

A Sault Ste. Marie lawyer wants to stem the outflow of young people from the community by developing a tracking database.

Seeing the forest for the trees (5/03)

Tucked in behind the mill town of Thessalon is a small project that is symbolic of big things to come for Northern Ontario.

2003 construction off to slow start (4/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW Last year the City of Sault Ste. Marie enjoyed the fourth-highest year for dollar value of building construction since 1976. The city is hoping to have a similar year in 2003.

Sault trade mission to Europe postponed (4/03)

War with Iraq and upcoming provincial elections in Ontario and Quebec has resulted in the postponement of a Team Canada trade mission to Europe involving Sault Ste. Marie representatives.

City to recognize tourism excellence (4/03)

Tourism business excellence will be recognized by the City of Sault Ste. Marie’s tourism wing with a special award presentation in May. Tourism Sault Ste.

Innovation Centre restructures, centre’s mandate under review (4/03)

By IAN ROSS A major shakeup at Sault Ste. Marie’s Innovation Centre has prompted an independent review of the technology facility’s mandate as the search for a new direction takes place.

Events place Sault in spotlight (4/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The City of Sault Ste. Marie has embarked on an aggressive campaign to establish itself as an internationally recognized tourist destination.

Producers tap into sweet opportunities (4/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Dave Matthews is busy at this time of year. It is maple syrup time and when he and his wife Audrey are not tapping the trees they are welcoming grade school classes to their farm located five miles west of Powassan.