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Local OPSEU workers on strike

Local OPSEU workers on strike

More than 100 members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union set up a picket line this morning at the Soo's Roberta Bondar Building, as a strike by began by provincial public service workers.
Live webcam view of OPSEU pickets

Live webcam view of OPSEU pickets

A live webcam view of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union picket line at the Roberta Bondar Building on Bay Street can be accessed by clicking here.
Sault population drops 6.9 percent

Sault population drops 6.9 percent

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, Statistics Canada released the first data sets from the 2001 Census. The City of Sault Ste. Marie's population is 74,566, down 6.9 percent from the last federal census, done in 1996. Then, our population was 80,054.
Population drop proves need for incentives: Mayor

Population drop proves need for incentives: Mayor

The 6.9 percent drop in Sault Ste. Marie's official population won't directly affect municipal finances or tax rates, City treasurer Bill Freiburger tells SooToday.com.
Lewis Wheelan's journey into hell

Lewis Wheelan's journey into hell

He was just 19, six feet tall, a strapping, 195-pound former member of Sir James Dunn Eagles football team. Lewis Wheelan was back in the Soo after finishing his first year at Wilfred Laurier University.
Monday morning storm update

Monday morning storm update

For the most up-to-date storm-related information on Monday morning, be sure to check out SooToday.com's police beat pages. These pages, updated daily at approximately 7 a.m.
MCTV issues new  press release, no supporting data

MCTV issues new press release, no supporting data

MCTV has issued its second news release in one week attacking an NDP opinion poll released by Sault MPP Tony Martin.
MCTV refuses access to promised poll results

MCTV refuses access to promised poll results

MCTV is refusing to honour its promise to provide complete access to a poll it says proves 68 percent of Northeastern Ontario television viewers are satisfied with its re-tooled regional newscast.
Winter storm paralyzes Soo region

Winter storm paralyzes Soo region

Sault Ste. Marie was brought to a virtual standstill Sunday by severe winter weather. Highway 17 north of Sault Ste Marie and Highway 17 east of the Soo to Blind River were closed due to high winds.
City buses cancelled for rest of Sunday

City buses cancelled for rest of Sunday

Local buses will not operate for the rest of Sunday, Sault Ste. Marie Transit announced at 2:30 p.m. High winds, blowing snow and zero visibility caused transit officials to stop the buses at 6:30 a.m.