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Sault Ste. Marie

City to recognize tourism excellence (4/03)

Tourism business excellence will be recognized by the City of Sault Ste. Marie’s tourism wing with a special award presentation in May. Tourism Sault Ste.

Innovation Centre restructures, centre’s mandate under review (4/03)

By IAN ROSS A major shakeup at Sault Ste. Marie’s Innovation Centre has prompted an independent review of the technology facility’s mandate as the search for a new direction takes place.

Events place Sault in spotlight (4/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The City of Sault Ste. Marie has embarked on an aggressive campaign to establish itself as an internationally recognized tourist destination.

Producers tap into sweet opportunities (4/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Dave Matthews is busy at this time of year. It is maple syrup time and when he and his wife Audrey are not tapping the trees they are welcoming grade school classes to their farm located five miles west of Powassan.

Clute finds mission in cross-border, foreign trade (4/03)

By IAN ROSS Opening doors and drumming up new business opportunities for Sault Ste. Marie and Northern Ontario keeps Doug Clute plane-hopping these days. The soft-spoken Sault Ste.

Joint venture plots wind park (4/03)

By IAN ROSS Sailboaters and cottagers on Lake Superior know all too well of the power behind the prevailing northwesterly winds that sweep across the great lake.

City optimistic over waterfront deal (4/03)

By IAN ROSS The long-awaited Gateway project may finally have shovels in the ground by late summer. With the project’s white knight, Grimsby entrepreneur Rick Holmes, deep in negotiations with the banks to finalize about $37.

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.