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Sault MPP calls for resignation of corrections minister

Sault MPP calls for resignation of corrections minister

Angered by tactics in the OPSEU strike, Sault MPP Tony Martin today called for the resignation of Ontario Corrections Minister Ron Sampson.
Medal-sharing Russian skaters coming to the Soo

Medal-sharing Russian skaters coming to the Soo

Add two more Olympic gold medalists to the list of top-flight skaters coming to the Soo on April 18. But be warned -- these ones might not be crowd favourites.
'No glitches' as fire department takes over ambulances

'No glitches' as fire department takes over ambulances

Sault Ste. Marie's ambulance service was "running just fine" after it was transferred to the local fire department today, Platoon Chief Ernest Skinner told SooToday News.
Big noon-hour 'solidarity' demonstration at Bondar

Big noon-hour 'solidarity' demonstration at Bondar

Striking Soo members of OPSEU will be joined by fellow trade unionists at noon Tuesday at the Roberta Bondar Building on Bay Street.
Sault memorial service announced for Queen Mother

Sault memorial service announced for Queen Mother

A local memorial service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother will be held next Sunday at St. Luke's Cathedral (Anglican), Dean W.G. Dobinson said this morning. The service will take place at 7 p.m.
First saltie clears Soo locks

First saltie clears Soo locks

The first saltie of the 2002 shipping season, the Chios Pride, cleared the Soo locks at 7 a.m. this morning. The Chios Pride actually arrived last night but was given permission to dock at the locks overnight because of heavy river ice, www.BoatNerd.
$227 million lock replacement could start this year

$227 million lock replacement could start this year

Preliminary construction work could begin later this year on a $227 million demolition and reconstruction project at the Soo Locks. Stanley Jacek, area engineeer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, told a meeting of the Sault Ste.
Proposed design for Soo locks

Proposed design for Soo locks

Soo population is now 800,000, Toronto Star says

Soo population is now 800,000, Toronto Star says

If you believe everything you read in the papers, you might find yourself puzzled over a front-page article in today's Toronto Star.
Tony Martin continues fight for disability bill

Tony Martin continues fight for disability bill

A private member's bill authored by Sault MPP Tony Martin will be carried forward to the next session of the Ontario Legislature.