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Sault Ste. Marie

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.

Sault's big box store development on schedule (9/02)

The construction of Sault Ste. Marie's first Wal-Mart power shopping centre remains on track with the building expected to be enclosed by early November and completed in December.

Consultant presents recommendations for transpolar project (9/02)

Sault Ste. Marie's pursuit of a transpolar air freight-handling hub is a high-risk but high-reward venture, says the logistics consultant hired to report on its feasibility. InterVISTAS Consulting Inc. reported to Sault Ste.

Railway trades training facility proposed (9/02)

Anticipating a demand of skilled tradespeople in Canada's railway sector, Sault College is undertaking a study to develop a business case for a proposed railway institute.