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Sault Ste. Marie

Steelmaker optimistic despite first-quarter losses (5/02)

Though North American steel markets are slowly recovering from the onslaught of foreign dumped steel, Algoma Steel reported in its first-quarter statements that it is still losing money. The Sault Ste.

Hotel, resort development planned (5/02)

A group of private investors intend to capitalize on the spectacular vistas of Lake Superior Provincial Park, north of Sault Ste. Marie, with plans for a hotel and condominium resort.

College awards building contracts (5/02)

Two building contracts worth more than $2.7 million combined were awarded to two Northern Ontario companies for Sault College's largest renovation project in its history. Mike Moore & Sons Contracting Ltd.

Sault trade mission provides links to Ireland (5/02)

Sault Ste. Marie's ongoing trade mission links with Ireland continued in late May with almost 80 business people, educators and cultural representatives spending 10 days in the Irish Republic.

OPG finalizes sale of hydroelectric stations (5/02)

The sale of four hydroelectric generating stations in northeastern Ontario from Ontario Power Generation to the Great Lakes Hydro Income Fund was finalized May 17. The four stations are located on the Mississagi River, east of Sault Ste.

Merger creates North's largest member-owned financial institution (5/02)

Sudbury-area Nickel Centre Credit Union will integrate its four branches with Sault Ste. Marie-based Northern Credit Union.

Broadcast group aiming to bring local television, more jobs to Algoma district (5/02)

The Algoma Broadcast Group, a Sault Ste.

Eliminating paper overload problems (5/02)

By Leslie Sanders Xerox DocuShare has brought a Sault Ste. Marie area insurance company’s filing system up to date and uncovered its employees from mountains of paperwork. Algoma Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Algoma Steel president resigns (5/02)

Algoma Steel president Alexander (Sandy) Adam announced his resignation effective Aug. 31 to surprised shareholders at the company's annual meeting May 23 in Sault Ste. Marie.

Hospital construction in Northern Ontario - Sault Ste. Marie (5/02)

A new $175 million hospital project was approved for Sault Ste. Marie in mid-December 2001. In 1999, the Health Services Restructuring Commission recommended closure of Plummer Memorial Hospital in favour of expanding Sault Ste.