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Sault Ste. Marie

College introduces call centre program (11/01)

With call centre growth in Sault Ste. Marie expected to create 2,000 new representative jobs over the next two years, Sault College has introduced a call centre representative program this month to train workers for this rapidly growing industry.

St. Mary's defers upgrades (11/01)

St. Mary's Paper Ltd. is holding off on a multimillion-dollar investment into a state-of-the-art paper machine until slumping economic conditions turn around, company officials say.

Industrial marketing strategy gets boost from province (11/01)

Sault Ste. Marie's industrial marketing strategy received a $260,000-kick-start from the provincial government, through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, during a Nov. 1 visit to the city by Premier Mike Harris.

Waterfront tourist attraction development moves forward (11/01)

Anxious to get its proposed waterfront tourist attraction back on track, the City of Sault Ste. Marie signed a letter of intent in early November with Toronto developer MagiCorp Entertainment Inc.

Bankrupt resort to stay open (10/01)

A not-for-profit group will run the bankrupt Searchmont ski resort for the upcoming season after a coalition of Sault Ste. Marie development groups struck a deal with the bankers and receiver on Sept. 21. The city and the community development corp.