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Call centres create 8,000 Northern Ontario jobs

Call centres create 8,000 Northern Ontario jobs

A pre-election news release issued today by the Ontario Ministry of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation boasts that Northern Ontario is benefiting in a big way from call centres.
Are you able to help with this?

Are you able to help with this?

The Sault Ste. Marie branch of the Canadian Red Cross has today issued an appeal for cash donations for relief efforts in Iraq and neighbouring countries.
An important announcement from Sault Trailblazers

An important announcement from Sault Trailblazers

Sault Trailblazers Snowmobile Club has announced this afternoon that all OFSC snowmobile trails in this area are now closed. The following is a news release issued by the club at 2:05 p.m.
Thumbs up for Tony Martin

Thumbs up for Tony Martin

For Tony Martin, it feels a lot like 1990. That was the year the former soup kitchen manager was first elected as Sault MPP, riding a tidal wave of NDP popularity that brought Bob Rae to power in a majority government.
Sault College budgets for $2.25 million drop in revenue

Sault College budgets for $2.25 million drop in revenue

Sault College today approved a 2003-04 budget that includes a $2.25 million revenue drop from last year. Estimated revenues are $29.3 million, compared to $31.5 million for 2002-03. Expenditures are expected to drop by more than $297,000.
Air Canada announces 3,600 war-related layoffs

Air Canada announces 3,600 war-related layoffs

Citing war-induced market volatility, Air Canada has announced tonight it's laying off 20 percent of its non-union workforce and about 10 percent of its unionized staff. The following is the full text of an announcement made at 5:50 p.m.
Ernie Eves announces new security precautions

Ernie Eves announces new security precautions

Ontario Premier Ernie Eves tonight announced emergency measures taken in response to the war in Iraq. The premier (shown in a SooToday file photo), said that special efforts will be made to work with U.S.
More war protests planned in Sault

More war protests planned in Sault

More anti-war demonstrations are planned in the Sault, protesters were told tonight during an emergency vigil at the Court House.
Call centre sends home about 200 workers because of war

Call centre sends home about 200 workers because of war

RMH Teleservices International Inc. has sent home about 200 employees scheduled to work the day and evening shifts at its Sault Ste. Marie outbound call centre, SooToday.com has learned.
Police issue statement about International Bridge

Police issue statement about International Bridge

Officials from Sault Ste. Marie City Police, OPP, RCMP, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Canada Customs and the International Bridge Authority met today to discuss implications that the war in Iraq might have on the International Bridge.