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Sault Ste. Marie

Chamber supports local physician recruitment efforts (1/02)

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce recently released its physician welcome package in an effort to aid local physician recruitment efforts.

Government invests in ecotourism initiative (1/02)

Outward Bound, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing outdoor educational opportunities for personal and professional growth received a boost from FedNor in early January.

Feds ready to assist steelmaker (1/02)

The federal government is ready to pitch in $50 million in loan guarantees to ailing Algoma Steel, provided unionized workers support a restructuring plan.

Resort bookings up (12/01)

Though the slopes at the Searchmont Resort north of Sault Ste. Marie were bare in early December, early figures for season passes and accommodation bookings were shaping up to be better than last winter's figures.

Ministry evades interview on four-laning (12/01)

By Ian Ross The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce accuses the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) of dragging its heels in completing a $53-million four-laning of a stretch of Highway 17, east of the city.

Chamber plans downtown revitalization (12/01)

Ross MacDonald, project co-ordinator for the chamber of commerce has been working on a few projects with the business community in Blind River.

Chamber presents awards (11/01)

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and business awards luncheon on Oct. 25. The chamber recognized the achievements of local businesses and individuals during the event.

Call centre industry witnesses steady growth (11/01)

By Ian Ross A wave of call centres has put Sault Ste. Marie on the map within the last two years. Now the city is looking to attract higher-end information technology (IT) businesses for an eventual e-commerce centre.

RAPIDS links businesses in Sault with investors (11/01)

By Pauline Clark Sault area businesses unable to access traditional funding sources for growth opportunities have been able to take advantage of the services of a community investment program for the past few years.

Mayor proposes tax incentives (11/01)

By Ian Ross Strategic visions and grant programs have not worked in diversifying and stimulating the North's economy.