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Canadian Forces gather at Sault Armoury

Canadian Forces gather at Sault Armoury

The Mac's store at Wellington and Pine Streets is doing a brisk business tonight, after 60 Canadian Forces vehicles and 140 soldiers pulled into the nearby Sault Ste. Marie Armoury.
Shipping season begins - four freighters downbound

Shipping season begins - four freighters downbound

The 1,000-footer Edwin H. Gott was one of four bulk freighters that locked downbound today to kick off the 2003 shipping season in Sault Ste. Marie. Our photo shows the USS Great Lakes Fleet self-unloader in the St. Mary's River shortly after 6 p.m.
Shakeup at the Innovation Centre

Shakeup at the Innovation Centre

The board of directors of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre has quietly shuffled the organization's top management, SooToday.com has learned.
Police ask for co-operation with phone survey

Police ask for co-operation with phone survey

City Police are seeking public co-operation with a phone survey that will canvas private residences and businesses for their opinions on local policing.
Tourism minister plans meetings in border communities

Tourism minister plans meetings in border communities

Ontario Tourism Minister Brian Coburn announced today that his ministry is holding special meetings with tourism operators in border communities to discuss how they're being affected by the war in Iraq.
Locks open, but boats are no-shows

Locks open, but boats are no-shows

As required by U.S. regulations, the Soo Locks opened for the 2003 shipping season early this morning, but the first vessels aren't expected to arrive until Wednesday at the earliest. The first downbound ships, the Edwin H. Gott, Edgar B.
Community Living Algoma workers vote to strike

Community Living Algoma workers vote to strike

Unionized staff at Community Living Algoma have voted 74 percent in favour of a strike, the Canadian Union of Public Employees announced today.
Parade permit issue has racial overtones, Saultites told

Parade permit issue has racial overtones, Saultites told

Three weeks after local peace activists were cautioned by City Police that they needed a permit to demonstrate in the streets, a senior official of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is warning that such measures may have serious racial consequen
Ontario, Michigan officials discuss homeland security

Ontario, Michigan officials discuss homeland security

Jim Flaherty, Ontario's Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation, will be in Lansing Tuesday to discuss homeland security issues with his Michigan counterparts.
MCTV loses Bryan Bicknell

MCTV loses Bryan Bicknell

MCTV's Bryan Bicknell is leaving the station next Wednesday, April 2. Bicknell (shown) came to the Sault three years ago from Sarnia, where he had worked in radio.