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Looser restrictions sought on mobile signs

Looser restrictions sought on mobile signs

Sault Ste. Marie City Council will be asked Monday night to consider loosening restrictions on portable signs. Currently, the City requires that mobile signs be located at least 15 feet from the side yard line.
Mayor costs us $67,091

Mayor costs us $67,091

Sault Mayor John Rowswell was paid $67,091 by the City last year, according to a summary prepared by Michael Murray, director of financial services.
Huckerby gets ink in National Post

Huckerby gets ink in National Post

SooToday editorialist Craig Huckerby, a former weatherman and TV news producer, is featured in Thursday's National Post. Under the headline "Upstart broadcaster makes bid for N.
Film festival kicks off

Film festival kicks off

Mike O'Shea of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Judy Miller of Sault Area Hospitals were among those celebrating the Thursday-night kickoff of the Shadows of the Mind Film Festival.

No rush on new Algoma shares

Investors were hardly rushing to buy Algoma Steel Inc.'s new common shares when they were posted for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange this morning. CIBC World Markets Inc. bought one share at the opening price of $13 at 9:33 a.m.

Algoma share price drops to $2.25

After opening today at $13, the price of Algoma Steel's new common shares dropped this afternoon to $2.25. For much of the day, investors avoided the stock in droves. CIBC World Markets Inc. bought one share at the opening price of $13 at 9:33 a.m.

New Algoma stock closes at $2.75

Newly listed shares of restructured Algoma Steel Inc. closed today at $2.75 after a day in which less than 3,000 shares traded.
Chamber considers Michigan advertising

Chamber considers Michigan advertising

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is considering advertising in Michigan to entice visitors and shoppers with the low Canadian dollar.

New Algoma Steel shares listed on TSE

20 million new Algoma Steel Inc. shares will be posted for trading Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The shares will trade under the symbol AGA.
OPSEU holds information rally

OPSEU holds information rally

More than 20 members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union held a lunchtime information rally today at the Sault Court House.