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US exempts Canada from steel tariffs

US exempts Canada from steel tariffs

U.S. President George Bush announced today that he's imposing tariffs of up to 30 percent on some imported steels, but Canada and Mexico will be exempt. The president (shown last August at the U.S.
Ryan Marinovich's award-winning speech

Ryan Marinovich's award-winning speech

This oral presentation, titled 'Sault Ste. Marie - Naturally Gifted' was presented to City Council on Monday night by Ryan Marinovich, a Grade 5 student at St. Patrick's School.
City looks into negotiations with Garden River First Nation

City looks into negotiations with Garden River First Nation

The City of Sault Ste. Marie is investigating the possibility of a deal with Garden River First Nation, offering firefighting assistance in exchange for uninhibited access to eastbound snowmobile trails.

Electricity Coalition plans business awareness campaign

The Sault Ste. Marie Electricity Coalition is planning to lobby local business owners to make sure they're aware of the effects of hydro privatization on their bottom lines.
Part 2: Why Rowswell abandoned plans to sign agreement in front of PM

Part 2: Why Rowswell abandoned plans to sign agreement in front of PM

Behind-the-scenes maneuvering by City councillors and staff persuaded Mayor Rowswell to abandon his plan to sign a Russian agreement in front of Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Premier Mike Harris, SooToday News has learned.
Manzo warns Jones: 'I have a file on you'

Manzo warns Jones: 'I have a file on you'

The day that Mayor Rowswell sent his controversial Email to Joe Fratesi, Ward 6 Councillor Frank Manzo was so disgusted he wanted the mayor's trip cut short.
Confidential memos about Derik Brandt, Email flap

Confidential memos about Derik Brandt, Email flap

Here are some other assorted Emails (three rated confidential) related to the Rowswell/Fratesi Email controversy. All of the following documents were obtained by SooToday.
Councillor tried to suppress Email story

Councillor tried to suppress Email story

Ward 4 Councillor Neil DelBianco tried unsuccessfully to keep the Rowswell/Fratesi Email controversy out of the papers, according to City Hall records obtained by SooToday.com.
Provincial employees get strike mandate

Provincial employees get strike mandate

Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) have voted 88 per cent to reject a contract offer from the provincial government.

Shakeup at Algoma Steel, chairman is gone

Algoma Steel Inc. has announced that Robert Milbourne has withdrawn as the company's chairman and also as a member of its board of directors. In a brief news release, the company said that Milbourne's departure was by mutual agreement.