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Sault Ste. Marie

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.

Glen Manchester appointed senior VP (7/02)

Algoma Steel announced June 11, Glen Manchester has been appointed to be senior vice-president, corporate development. During his 25-year career at the Sault Ste.

Retail border wars in the Sault (8/01)

By Ian Ross The all-too-familiar scenario of what happens when a Wal-Mart development comes to town is playing itself out in Sault Ste. Marie.

Cellular service may expand to Superior East region (11/01)

The cellular phone service gap in the Superior East region is one step closer to being filled. A feasibility study to build a network that would provide cellular service from White River to Wawa to Sault Ste.

Trade unions contest Sault's claim (6/02)

Two trade unions will go before the Ontario Labour Relations Board sometime in late June to contest the City of Sault Ste. Marie's claim that unionized labour is not needed for a component of an east-end sewage treatment plant.

Steelworkers union urges safeguarding of domestic market (6/02)

The United Steelworkers of America wants Ottawa to impose tougher trade restrictions on cheap foreign steel to ensure another wave of imports does not plunge the Canadian steel industry into chaos again.