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Sault Ste. Marie

Development corporation secures funding (7/02)

The Superior East Community Development Corp. was approved for $800,000 in funding from FedNor, enough to keep the organization operating for the next three years.

Major investments needed to develop Sault airport into air cargo hub (7/02)

A logistics consultant exploring the feasibility behind Sault Ste. Marie's transpolar air freight initiative has been asked by city councillors to expand its analysis to include a former U. S. Air Force base across the border in Michigan.

Search underway for new Algoma Steel president and CEO (7/02)

Algoma Steel's board of directors are short-listing candidates in the selection of a new president and chief executive officer for the Sault Ste. Marie steelmaker.

Sault invests in industrial land (7/02)

The City of Sault Ste. Marie is forging ahead to buy and develop two tracts of land from Algoma Steel for use as a heavy industrial park. Much of the money for the $3.

Sault lands funding for 21.4-million arena development (7/02)

Construction on a new arena for Sault Ste. Marie's Ontario Hockey League team could commence within a year. In late July the federal and provincial governments announced funding of $7.4 million towards the arena development.

Sault-based company to set up shop at Algoma Steel (7/02)

A bankrupt steel galvanizer from Cleveland is prepared to move an electro-galvanizing line to Algoma Steel. Lappin Industries Inc.

Negotiations to develop e-commerce centre in Sault stalled (7/02)

Negotiations have stalled between the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. and a Toronto telecommunications firm to establish an e-commerce centre in the city. Though talks continue between the EDC and Multi-Channel Communications Inc.

Digital health-care services expand (7/02)

The provincial government is providing $300,000 annually over the next three years to expand digital health-care library services in Northern Ontario. On July 4 in Sault Ste.

Sault construction buoyed by institutional activity (7/02)

Building repairs and alterations, and institutional construction, have fuelled Sault Ste. Marie’s construction activity over the first half of this year. A recent construction summary reveals $22.

Sault councillor shifts to economic development seat in northwest (7/02)

Sault Ste. Marie city councillor Derik Brandt is relinquishing his seat at city hall to become Thunder Bay's new manager of tourism and economic development. Brandt will assume duties in Thunder Bay on July 11.