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Elementary teachers chalk up their first picket

Elementary teachers chalk up their first picket

Hundreds of Algoma elementary school teachers today held the first information picket in their current contract dispute with the Algoma District School Board.
Thanks to Brent St. Denis, April 9 is now Vimy Ridge Day

Thanks to Brent St. Denis, April 9 is now Vimy Ridge Day

April 9 of each year will now be Vimy Ridge Day, after a private members bill introduced by Algoma-Manitoulin MP Brent St. Denis was approved by the Senate on Thursday and also received royal assent.
How the Steelworkers plan to take Parliament Hill

How the Steelworkers plan to take Parliament Hill

Three representatives of Algoma Steel locals of the United Steelworkers of America will travel to Ottawa this weekend for a full week of efforts to persuade politicians to protect the Canadian steel industry from predatory imports.
Elementary teachers to picket PD day

Elementary teachers to picket PD day

Algoma's public elementary school teachers will hold an information picket Friday morning at White Pines Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
Banned from City Hall, Mark Brown runs for Council

Banned from City Hall, Mark Brown runs for Council

Three days after police were called to remove him from City Hall, local Conservative activist Mark Brown filed papers Thursday to run for Ward One Councillor in this fall's municipal election.
Hospital ordered to reinstate elective surgery

Hospital ordered to reinstate elective surgery

Sault Area Hospital, and all other Ontario Hospitals outside the Greater Toronto Area, have been ordered tonight to reinstate elective surgeries cancelled this week because of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
Hospital discourages flowers, sends volunteers home

Hospital discourages flowers, sends volunteers home

Sault Area Hospital is asking people to refrain from sending flowers to patients, as a part of its precautions to prevent spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
Truck route becomes part of Liberal campaign

Truck route becomes part of Liberal campaign

David Orazietti, the Ward 1 Councillor who's also the Sault's Liberal candidate in the next provincial election, has made a local truck route a major plank in his campaign platform.
Secret negotiations decried by forest workers

Secret negotiations decried by forest workers

About 30 members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada gathered at Bondar Place yesterday to protest possible changes in Canadian forest policy.
SooToday News evicted by ruthless landlord

SooToday News evicted by ruthless landlord

Alarmed by methane emissions from piles of decomposing government press releases, SooToday's landlord has evicted us from our editorial offices.