Sault Ste. Marie Part of Global News TV Expansion Plans

    Sault Ste. Marie could have a new tv newsroom if an application by Shaw Media is approved by the CRTC. Shaw announced today that its tv division Global TV wants...

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    Hey! It’s National Forest Week

    Natural Resources Canada’s Great Lakes Forestry Centre marks National Forest Week this week with science research presentations, a national webinar and a tree-p...

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    The Battle is On

    The battle is on for seats on city council. Election day is October 27 and there seems to be more candidates running than usual. Will first term mayor Debbie Am...


    Council Finance Committee “Money Talks..” Says Poluck

    The City Council Finance Committee is an under-utilized vehicle for budgetary planning, discussion and consultation. If elected as councillor for Ward 3, I will...

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Flushing Continues

PUC water customers are reminded that the Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) Program is continuing in the east and west ends of the city. Customers are encouraged to visit the PUC website at www.ssmpuc.com for regular updates and to see a map(s) of the flushing area. West end flushing for the week of September 22th to September 26th will continue in the area generally bounded by North Street to Tancred Street and Wellington Street East to Birch Street. East end flushing area ...

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Sault Fire Services

Have you checked your heating appliances yet?

With the heating season soon upon us, Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services would like to remind residents to have their heating appliances checked before the cold weather arrives. Home owners are reminded that most fossil fuel heating appliances have two vents, one fresh air intake and one exhaust vent. Both vents must be free of any obstructions in order for the heating appliance to properly function. Failing to keep vents free and clear may result in their home being contaminated ...

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Try Out For Hello Dolly!

The Sault Symphony Orchestra is pleased announce audition dates for the upcoming musical production of ‘Hello,Dolly!’. Directed by Timothy Murphy (The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz) and Produced by Valerie Pluss, Hello, Dolly! runs February 26 – March 1, 2015 at the Community Theatre Centre. Tryouts for Hello, Dolly! run over four days starting Wednesday, September 24 at the Trixie Hardy Rehearsal Hall at the Community Theatre Centre. Supporting female role tryouts are Wednesday (September 24) at 7 ...

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Don’t miss out on a life-changing experience

Are you interested in learning a new language or meeting new people? Is there a young person in your life that could benefit from going on exchange? Rotary Youth Exchange is the opportunity of a lifetime for the more than 8,000 students who participate each year. By sharing your own culture and embracing a new one, you help foster global understanding—and learn a great deal about yourself and your home country in the process. But who could explain the experience ...

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Ontario Budget

Ontario’s deficit $1.3 billion lower than forecast in 2013 budget

Ontario’s final deficit number for 2013-14 was $10.5 billion — $1.3 billion lower than projected in the 2013 Budget, and $0.8 billion lower than the interim projection in the 2014 Budget. As announced in today’s release of the Public Accounts of Ontario 2013-14, this marks the fifth year in a row that Ontario has beaten its deficit target — making the province one of the only governments in Canada to achieve this level of success. As a result, Ontario’s accumulated ...

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Brandon Caught Red Handed and Search Continues for Missing Man

Break & Enter – Goulais Township On Sunday, September 21, 2014 at approximately 4:45 pm, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break and enter in progress at a residence in the 200 block on Anderson Road. Upon police arrival, a male was caught leaving the residence. As a result of police investigation twenty-five year old Brandon APNAR of Goulais Township was arrested and charged with one count of break and enter contrary to the ...

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News From Portage Lane, Kohler and Abbot Street

Shortly after 2 am this morning City Police attended at a residence on Portage Lane for a break and enter. It is unknown at this time if anything was taken. On the 20th of September a homeowner on Kohler Street was working inside their residence. They left their doors unlocked and also had the music turned up loud. A short time later the homeowner noted that their cell phone had been stolen from the residence. On the 22nd of September ...

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