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Great Stories

Do you know someone with a great story? We want to share it!

Everyone knows a great person with a great story. So, our concept is simple. Find amazing people in our community with great stories to tell and share those stories with everyone else.

We are looking for heroes, philanthropists, innovators, volunteers, good neighbours, visionaries, donors, adventurers, veterans or anyone you think is a great person with a unique story.

Submit a short summary that includes the name of the person and the story you think we should highlight. Give us your name and contact info as well as the contact for the person you want us to write about (or he best person to contact that can tell their story).

Submit below.


'In Pakistan, we had to pour boiled water through a cheesecloth to make it drinkable . . . it's insulting for this to be happening to people here'

'In Pakistan, we had to pour boiled water through a cheesecloth to make it drinkable . . . it's insulting for this to be happening to people here'

When Hasan learned some First Nations don't have clean drinking water, it prompted him to embark on on a madcap journey across Canada
Sault couple’s story to become a national treasure <b>(5 photos)</b>

Sault couple’s story to become a national treasure (5 photos)

Sault woman and husband to donate over 400 wartime letters to Canadian War Museum; letters from Sault veteran to sweetheart are heartwarming and heart rending
His great grandfather got to see it restored four days before he died <b>(4 photos)</b>

His great grandfather got to see it restored four days before he died (4 photos)

Daniel Black restored his great grandfather's 1953 tractor and presented it to him while he was at ARCH hospice
Missing Second World War medals turn up in trash bin <b>(4 photos)</b>

Missing Second World War medals turn up in trash bin (4 photos)

It was a happy ending for Margaret Durkee, who was heartbroken over the loss of her father's medals
How a local photographer received 'The Spirit of God'<b> (4 photos) </b>

How a local photographer received 'The Spirit of God' (4 photos)

15 years ago Gordon Stone didn't take, but 'received' an image in Bellevue Park that he says resembles Christ on the Cross
German guy flies here to accomplish water-skiing dream <b>(2 photos)</b>

German guy flies here to accomplish water-skiing dream (2 photos)

He’s on a global mission to water-ski the world’s biggest lakes. Last week near Harmony Beach, Germany’s Michael Radtke got one step closer
Former Sault man receives free burger from hotel owner in exchange for lost ‘doctor’ certificate

Former Sault man receives free burger from hotel owner in exchange for lost ‘doctor’ certificate

Glenn Ross misplaced 1963 award; J.J. Hilsinger treats him to a Casey’s burger
A first for provincial parks in Algoma, Pancake Bay offers new beach wheelchairs

A first for provincial parks in Algoma, Pancake Bay offers new beach wheelchairs

The park has already had repeat customers for the mobility devices
Former Sault resident, Ecuador villagers are ‘nuts’ about shampoo <b>(3 photos)</b>

Former Sault resident, Ecuador villagers are ‘nuts’ about shampoo (3 photos)

Organic shampoo bottling project needs a mere $15,000; man starts GoFundMe site
'The Porchetta Sisters' have been making these sandwiches a long time <b>(2 photos)</b>

'The Porchetta Sisters' have been making these sandwiches a long time (2 photos)

The Italian Fesitval was on this weekend and some of the Sault's most senior Italian immigrants were there making sandwiches — again