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Sault Ste. Marie

BRIDGE prepares for spring fold-up (4/03)

By IAN ROSS An award-winning Sault Ste. Marie entrepreneurial program is folding up this spring. The Bi-National Regional Initiative Developing Greater Education, known as BRIDGE, will cease to exist at the end of May.

Tax incentives driving biofuel project interest (4/03)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The City of Sault Ste. Marie is not holding its breath when it comes to bringing a biofuel initiative to reality, but they are holding onto the idea with hope of adding another stimulating economic injection to the North.

Arrival of steel line projected for summer

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW With a vice-like grip Lappin Industries continues to hold on to its plan to bring a niche galvanizing line to Sault Ste. Marie despite a slow process.

Railway training business plan on track (4/03)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW With history and existing resources on its side, Sault College is still hoping to establish a railway training institute.

North haven for city dwellers (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK “People want to get back to the land…it’s a segment of tourism that’s the fastest growing,” Pat Corbett, owner of Hills Health Ranch told an attentive audience at the Winter Cities Forum here recently.

Legwork pays off for First Nations (9/02)

By Gianni Ubriaco It has been seven years since the Union of Ontario Indians first began exploring the possibility of creating the first financial institution in Ontario made up entirely of Aboriginal peoples. But all of their hard work has paid off.

Municipalities consider airplane purchase to revive air service (9/02)

Four small towns along the North Shore are prepared to purchase a $1.5-million airplane to reinstate rural air service in the area.

Value-added steel line set to head to north (9/02)

By Ian Ross A group of former Algoma Steel employees were anxiously awaiting the results of a KPMG feasibility study in late August before forging ahead with a business plan to establish an electro-galvanizing line at Algoma Steel this fall.

Added Value (9/02)

By Ian Ross Domtar’s Sault Ste. Marie sawmill expects to be a machine stress-rating (MSR) producer of premium softwood lumber this fall.

Job hunt for new Marathon CAO continues (9/02)

The Town of Marathon is sifting through more than 40 applications to secure a new chief administrator. The town launched a national search during the summer to find a replacement for Ian McQuarrie who died after a serious illness.