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'This is bullshit' -  first response teams idled by SARS

'This is bullshit' - first response teams idled by SARS

In a move that has astounded emergency services personnel we've talked to tonight, the Ontario Ministry of Health has idled medical first response teams in Prince and Awares Townships, Searchmont, Goulais River, Batchawana and Garden River First Nati
Community Living Algoma workers demand fairness

Community Living Algoma workers demand fairness

About 80 employees of Community Living Algoma (CLA) and supporters marched on Bay Street this afternoon. The workers, members of Local 1880 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will be in a legal strike position on Wednesday April 23rd.
Still more muck loon dunk

Still more muck loon dunk

Be sure to come back over the weekend to SooToday.com, where we never stop shovelling steaming heaps of news, even on days when they don't publish the Daily Fishwrap.
Border-crossing news from Washington and  Toronto

Border-crossing news from Washington and Toronto

There are two news items today of interest regarding Canada-U.S. border issues.
Community Living Algoma workers to march Thursday

Community Living Algoma workers to march Thursday

Community Living Algoma (CLA) workers, who will be in a legal strike position next week, will march from Roberta Bondar Place to the CLA offices on Thursday afternoon.
Stelco expects $44 million loss in first quarter

Stelco expects $44 million loss in first quarter

Canada's largest steelmaker said today that it expects to announce a $44 million loss when it releases its first-quarter results next week.
Why the Geographic's in town

Why the Geographic's in town

John Thomson, publisher of Canadian Geographic magazine, was in Sault Ste. Marie today to launch a travel guidebook featuring the Great Lakes Heritage Coast between the Sault and Midland, Ontario.
Tanker runs aground in Sault harbour

Tanker runs aground in Sault harbour

The 406-foot tanker Emerald Star (shown) was safely moored at the Purvis Marine dock today after running aground earlier this week about 300 yards away. Boatnerd.
Sault councillors are 'dictators,' cabinet minister is told

Sault councillors are 'dictators,' cabinet minister is told

Sault Ste. Marie's elected City Council is a "bunch of dictators," Frank Manzo says in a recent letter sent by registered mail to Ontario Environment Minister Chris Stockwell.
New skatepark will open next spring, free skating always

New skatepark will open next spring, free skating always

Sault Ste. Marie's new public outdoor skatepark ollied off the ground tonight as 125 people attended a launch meeting for the Superior Skateboard Association (SSA).