Tridico Talks School Issues

    The issues facing the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) are very similar to those facing City Council. Sometimes, School Board issues take ...


    Police Say No Shootings Happened On Thursday

    On the 24th of October between 3pm and 5 pm the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service received several phone calls with persons inquiring about a shooting in the down...

  • Photo by Camirand, Costumes by François Barbeau ©Cirque du Soleil

    Marie-Ève Knows All About Acrobatic Precision

    After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From October 29 to November 2, 2014, Sault Ste. Marie wil...

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What The PUC is Up To Next Week

In keeping with its goal to improve public communication, the PUC is providing the public with notification of all planned PUC activities related to water distribution. This notice is organized in three sections; Infrastructure Renewal, Operational Activities and UDF Activity. The PUC is committed to the continual improvement of our water distribution system. Part of that commitment involves replacing and revitalizing ageing infrastructure. For the week of October 27th – 31st PUC activities are as follows: INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL The following ...

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Could the 2014 – 2015 School year see labour disruptions?: Schuran

72 concerned parents/teachers/students attended a recent Town Hall information session. I wanted to hear directly from them their concerns/questions/comments. A concern was raised over not only the Central Table Strike Vote Results but the local strike vote as well. The provincial Executive of OSSTF/FEESO is reporting that 89% of the Teacher/Occasional Teacher Bargaining Units voted 89% in favor of a Strike mandate and the Support Staff Bargaining Units (which include EA’s and Early Childhood Educators) voted 82% in favor. Locally ...

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Fine Arts Program Moves to Mill Square

Algoma University signed an agreement today to lease shared space for its visual fine arts program at the Machine Shop at Mill Square. The agreement, a 16-month lease with the option of a three-year renewal, will facilitate major growth for the Algoma U visual fine arts program. Professor Tom O’Flanagan, Department Chair of the Algoma University visual fine arts program, says that faculty and students are elated at the news. “The fine arts faculty and students of Algoma University are ...

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Passenger Rail Along ACR Looking Up: Third Party Interests Abound

Members of the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) and all parties that have a concern for continued passenger rail service along the ACR are feeling hopeful and excited. Dr. Linda Savory-Gordon, co-founder of CAPT, bubbled over the prospects. “The possibilities are really unlimited. These companies are really interested in passenger trains. They are passionate about doing a good job with passenger service and they want to be creative and innovative.” To read more: www.northernhoot.com

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Local Business Excellence

A year-long milestone anniversary officially wrapped-up on Thursday, October 23rd, as the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce hosted its 125th Annual General Meeting and 2014 Business Awards. Over 300 were in attendance for the gala dinner and awards presentation held at The Northern Grand Gardens. The event was sponsored by Bell and was a celebration of local business excellence and the entrepreneurial spirit. The business awards portion of the event put the spotlight on 16 local Chamber-member entrepreneurs, businesses ...

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Dear Neighbours

Dear Neighbours, Having been involved for the last eight years as an organizer in the Sault Association of Ratepayers, I have long worked for positive change in our municipal system. I felt it was time to run for the position of representative for Ward 3, in 2014 bringing forward, experience that I gained while working with others for positive solutions. As you know I have been very concerned about improving our relations and our interaction with our municipal government. I’m ...

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