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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.
Saultite thanked during Oscar Awards ceremony

Saultite thanked during Oscar Awards ceremony

Former Saultite Jason McFarling, who worked as a boom operator on the film musical Chicago, was mentioned during last night's Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Kindly put out that fire in your backyard

Kindly put out that fire in your backyard

Environment Canada today announced details of a pilot project to stop backyard garbage burning from Sault Ste. Marie through to Thunder Bay. The following is the full text of a news release issued this afternoon.
War forces AUC to cancel international tech conference

War forces AUC to cancel international tech conference

Instability resulting from the war in Iraq has forced Algoma University College to cancel an international conference on computer game technology.
Sault works to eliminate racial discrimination

Sault works to eliminate racial discrimination

Members of the Fantazja Polish Dance Group (shown) were part of a local celebration today commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Is the International Bridge breaking the law?

Is the International Bridge breaking the law?

When it first opened to traffic on October 31, 1962, the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge was proudly referred to by politicians using words such as "magnificent," "outstanding," and "majestic.
Great Lakes marine traffic starts to stir this weekend

Great Lakes marine traffic starts to stir this weekend

With the Soo Locks scheduled to open next week, cargo vessels will be starting to move this weekend. The Sault, Michigan locks officially open on Tuesday. The U.S.