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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.
Terror ships: keeping them off our lakes

Terror ships: keeping them off our lakes

It's a chilling thought. Foreign vessels slipping past Sault Ste. Marie and countless other cities in the dead of night. The possibility of a ship-launched terror attack is far from imaginary, officials say.
OFL president to visit OPSEU members

OFL president to visit OPSEU members

Striking Soo members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will be visited tomorrow by Ontario Federation of Labour president Wayne Samuelson.
OFL leader vows picket-line support for OPSEU

OFL leader vows picket-line support for OPSEU

Starting next Tuesday, striking members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union will get picket-line support from other unions, Ontario Federation of Labour president Wayne Samuelson said this morning in the Sault.
Domtar closes three paper machines

Domtar closes three paper machines

Domtar Inc. announced Wednesday it's closing three paper machines -- two in Ontario and one in Wisconsin -- in a move that will put up to 335 people out of work.