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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.


'Bootless Joan' is no Trump, but she gives what she can

'Bootless Joan' is no Trump, but she gives what she can

Joan Foster has battled cancer twice in the last two decades and in return she has made it her mission to raise $20,000 for the Sault Area Hospital Foundation

VIDEO: Family receives life-changing van

After many years, a local family has finally received a much-needed wheelchair accessible van that allows their son to travel free of pain.
Sam is not forgotten

Sam is not forgotten

Film shot by Sault native will be screened on Air Canada flights

VIDEO: Ebe is turning 110

Ebe Toffolo is celebrating her 110th birthday come October 19. SooToday cameras visited Ebe at her Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan home, where she shared her experience with voting, dating, and her first ride in a car.
Local man benefits from non-invasive brain surgery (2 photos)

Local man benefits from non-invasive brain surgery (2 photos)

Jim Davey has suffered from tremors since he was 12; new procedure may remove them completely
'It's a miracle I survived and lived long enough to get to the hospital' <b>(5 photos)</b>

'It's a miracle I survived and lived long enough to get to the hospital' (5 photos)

A car crash in Australia nearly ended Carl Dixon's life

VIDEO: Alfred's sci-fi mag collection tops 8,000

Alfred Johns is an avid sci-fi genre magazine and book collector, with over 8,000 publications on his shelves.
"I'm truly a blessed woman"

"I'm truly a blessed woman"

Brandi Wilson's hard work has led to the job of her dreams
Echo Bay roofer writes first book, wants to meet with Hollywood producer

Echo Bay roofer writes first book, wants to meet with Hollywood producer

John Hurley's The Roofers is a humorous work of fiction; author would like to see it adapted into a movie
VIDEO: Manfredo shares garden with new neighbours

VIDEO: Manfredo shares garden with new neighbours

Manfredo Quizi has been gardening for over 60 years. He recently brought his green thumb skills to the Chartwell Collegiate Heights Retirement Residence, where he is sharing the fruits of his labour with his new neighbours.