Food prices to rise again


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February 2, 2023

It is soon going to cost Sault Ste. Marie grocery shoppers more. The Canadian Press is reporting that higher prices are expected to hit grocery stores across Canada soon as a blackout on increases over the holiday season comes to an end.

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Local art for sale at AGA


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February 1, 2023

This is an opportunity to purchase art and support local artists at the same time. Sault Business Matters would like to remind our followers that the Art Gallery of Algoma is a great place to purchase local art! 

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Remy got it Wright!


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January 30, 2023

Young Remy Tomas of the Sault is a big hockey fan. The eight-year old youngster also plays the game as a member of the Integro Physiotherapy Wolves. And one of Remy’s favourite hockey players is Team Canada forward Shane Wright.

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Snow carving teams wanted


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January 27, 2023

Bon Soo Winter Carnival is looking for teams to enter into the community-led Snow Sculptures for the upcoming festival, which is slated for February 3-11.

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AU soccer stays local


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January 23, 2023

Why leave home when university and athletics can be combined here? It is a question that has just been answered by one local academic/athletic standout. Berlyn Killoran of St. Mary’s College in the Sault has officially signed with the Algoma University women’s soccer team ahead of the 2023 fall term.

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PD Day at Fit Bodies


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January 20, 2023

Fit Bodies.Fit Minds is excited to be putting on its ‘PD Day’ camps all school year long. Fit Bodies.Fit Minds believes that the best way to teach young impressionable minds is to learn through play.

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More funds from FedNor


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January 19, 2023

The Government of Canada says it understands that diverse and innovative economies support strong and self-sustaining regions. To that end, FedNor’s investments in a range of sectors including agri-food, education, and innovation help people in Northern Ontario experience the high quality of living for which Canada is recognized globally.

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Robinson Huron Treaty mediation


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January 18, 2023

The leadership of the Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund and the governments of Canada and Ontario have started mediated discussions with the Honourable Murray Sinclair serving as the mediator. Recently, Justice Hennessy agreed to an adjournment which will delay Stage Three proceedings by two weeks to allow all parties to come together for settlement discussions.

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Jeff Viotto and Company


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January 17, 2023

It is no surprise that financial security is something everyone should be concerned with and having the right advice can make all the difference.  It’s not the conversation many people look forward to but it is so important and Jeff Viotto and Company make the conversation as easy as possible. 

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Strive YPG winners list


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January 16, 2023

Strive Young Professionals Group recently hosted its sixth annual Algoma Visionary Awards event. The event was billed as a celebration of the exceptional young professionals in Sault Ste. Marie, who help make Sault Ste. Marie an outstanding place to live, work, and play.

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Looking for hydrant heroes


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January 13, 2023

In Northern Ontario there is one thing everyone can count on: snow. So far this winter, Sault Ste. Marie has received its share of snow and that means very specialized heroes are needed in town. 

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All about Zero Gravity


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January 12, 2023

Zero Gravity Mind & Wellness opened in July of 2022 after owners James and Deanna Seaton purchased the business in May of 2022 from the previous owners who ran it under the name InSPAration Float Centre.

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Iron Bridge Trivia Night


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January 11, 2023

Tickets are now on sale for a trivia night that is being put on by the Iron Bridge Agricultural Society. The event is slated for Saturday, February 11. See below for details.

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Boost for Huron Central


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January 10, 2023

A well-functioning supply chain is critical for Ontario and Canada’s economy. To that end, the governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to ensuring that supply chains are efficient and reliable to support economic growth, as well as resilient and adaptable to the impacts of climate change.

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$130+ million for housing


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January 9, 2023

Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan has confirmed more than $130 million in federal and provincial funding is being committed to the construction of more than 380 housing units for veterans and at-risk Indigenous Peoples over the next three years.  

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Ice Hawks are good as gold


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January 8, 2023

Sault Ice Hawks U12 ringette squad headed south this weekend for the Whitby Tournament looking to extend its astonishing 12-0 undefeated record. And they did.

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Algoma Art Society Exhibition


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January 5, 2023

The Art Gallery of Algoma will be presenting its Algoma Art Society’s 75th Anniversary Exhibition from January 6 through until February 4 of this year.

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They have freeze dried snacks!


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January 4, 2023

Opening in May of 2022 at 789 Queen Street E. in the Sault’s downtown, 40 Below Freeze Dried Snacks has been creating a fun way to enjoy many of your favorite snacks in a new way through the magic of freeze drying! 

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Grow your own fruit locally


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January 3, 2023

Registration begins on Wednesday, Jan. 11, for a presentation by Jeff Marshall, lead hand at the Bellevue Park greenhouse and a local farmer.

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Sault ringette girls are 10-0


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January 2, 2023

Sault Ice Hawks U12 A ringette team is heading south to Whitby for another tournament. The Sault girls will be looking to extend their astonishing 10-0 undefeated record.

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All about Zoli’s Kleaners


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January 1, 2023

Good guy Bronson Kovacs made a good name for himself as a hockey player who rose through the ranks of the game in Sault Ste. Marie from pee wee to bantam to midget to junior A before playing four years at the National Collegiate Athletic Association level and six more years as a pro over in Hungary.

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Noodle house opening soon


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January 1, 2023

Located on Spring Street between Queen and Albert in the Sault’s downtown, a new Vietnamese style eatery is planning its opening for January 19.

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Library holiday book sale


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December 19, 2022

The Friends of The Library Holiday Book Sale runs until Saturday, Dec. 31. It has a huge selection of books. All $1 books are two for $1.

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Women’s b-ball start up


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December 14, 2022

Is your resolution for 2023 to get back into team sports? Do you want to get active, but with something more fun than running on the treadmill? Do you miss playing basketball?

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Shoemaker answers back


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December 14, 2022

Mayor Matthew Shoemaker has issued a terse statement regarding comments made by Italo Ferrari during the City Council meeting from Monday, December 12.

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Free holiday parking downtown


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December 12, 2022

The City of Sault Ste. Marie — and Sault Business Matters — invites all local residents and visitors to shop, dine and visit the downtown during this holiday season. And as a bonus, the City is offering free parking in the downtown core from December 19 to the end of 2022.

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Gold for Sault Ice Hawks


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December 6, 2022

The Under 12 Sault Ice Hawks of the Sault Ringette Club recently returned from the Ajax Pickering Tournament with the gold medal crown. It marked the second straight tournament championship for an Ice Hawks team that has won 10 straight games to begin the 2022-2023 season.

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Christmas light nominations


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December 5, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Christmas Lighting Awards Program are still being accepted by the City Clerk’s office. The program – co-sponsored by PUC Services Inc. – promotes and encourages community involvement, and recognizes the efforts of residents who light up their homes and businesses in the spirit of the season.

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Downtown Association board


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November 29, 2022

There are four newcomers, along with four holdovers, who have been elected to serve on the board of Sault Ste. Marie’s Downtown Association.

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Shoemaker and transparency


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November 23, 2022

Mayor Matthew Shoemaker says he is committed to releasing his schedule on a weekly basis as a means to ensure greater transparency and further the public’s awareness of his work and activities.

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Medal of merit nominations


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November 22, 2022

The City of Sault Ste. Marie invites nominations for the 2022 Medal of Merit Award. The Medal of Merit is awarded to individuals or groups who have achieved exceptional meritorious honours in athletics, cultural or academic fields or who make extraordinary contributions to the community.

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From new mayor Shoemaker


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November 15, 2022

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the fellowing message from recently elected mayor Matthew Shoemaker.)

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Moonlight Magic on Thursday!


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November 14, 2022

There are a plethora of events, performances and shopping specials on the slate for this Thursday from 4-10 p.m. when ‘Moonlight Magic’ comes to the Sault’s downtown. A few of them are listed below.

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Fallen Leaves Maple Syrup


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November 12, 2022

Fallen Leaves Maple Products is a family operated maple syrup producer operated by the Chevalier family. Phyllis, Dan and Nathan Chevalier established Fallen Leaves Maple Products in 2018 after a humble start making maple syrup in their backyard. 

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Dermal Enhancements


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November 11, 2022

In 2018, Katie Mohamed opened her part-time business, Dermal Enhancements, initially offering permanent eyebrows only.   She went on to earn 24 additional certificates allowing for many more permanent makeup services and esthetics and skin care.  

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Election reflections


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October 25, 2022

The people have spoken. And while it is lamentable that the number of ballots cast for the 2022 Sault Ste. Marie municipal election fell well below the majority of eligible voters, the fact remains that those who were elected were designated fair and square to sit in the mayor’s chair and represent city council for the next few years.

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Royal Bank building sold


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October 24, 2022

The currently vacant building which, for more than 50 years, housed the Royal Bank in the Sault’s downtown, has been sold, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Central United is for sale


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October 23, 2022

A landmark church, located on the corner of Spring and Albert streets in the Sault’s downtown area, is for sale, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Hilsinger for Mayor


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October 20, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie mayoral candidate Donna Hilsinger says she is honoured and humbled to have received vocal support from a number of prominent and highly-respected members of the community. 

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Trick or treat at AU


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October 19, 2022

Algoma University and the Students Union welcomes families to dress in costume and enjoy a traditional trick-or-treat around the campus the evening of Friday Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Holly Lasante is world class!


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October 16, 2022

Sault Business Matters is pleased to share the amazing news that Holly Lasante recently competed at the IPF World Masters Powerlifting Championships held in St. Johns, Newfoundland as part of Team Canada. She returned with a gold medal overall, gold in squat and silver in deadlift.

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Priority: Mental health, addictions


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October 13, 2022

Donna Hilsinger

Sault Ste. Marie mayoral candidate Donna Hilsinger says that concrete, coordinated action on mental health and addiction will be her first priority if she is elected.

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Message from Donna Hilsinger


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October 11, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie mayoral candidate Donna Hilsinger has released the following statement ahead of the October 24 civic election.

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Coats for Kids in the Sault


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October 8, 2022

The annual Coats for Kids campaign in Sault Ste. Marie is underway for this year, according to information received by Sault Business Matters.

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Voyageur Trail in Tea Lake


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October 7, 2022

Looking to help some good folks out and get some good, healthy, outdoor exercise at the same time? Well, here is an option.

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Hunter safety reminder


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October 4, 2022

There are several things hunters can do to keep themselves and others around them safe during this hunting season. Hunters should keep the following safety rules in mind.

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Achieve Fitness issues challenge


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September 26, 2022

Achieve Fitness and Wellness Centre, which is part of the Mane St. Co. in the Sault’s downtown, has instituted a 30 day charity corporate challenge. See below for details.

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DaVinci Teeth Whitening


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September 22, 2022

Since September of 2018, Rochelle Rodrigues, the owner of DaVinci Teeth Whitening, has been taking clients and as she proudly tells us, she has given hundreds of people the confidence to smile in just a few short years. 

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Gliss is closing


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September 19, 2022

Gliss Restaurant on Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown will close on September 30 to make room for a new eatery, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Sandro’s … good food since 1979!


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September 15, 2022

Looking for homemade deliciousness? Drive past the fast food options and into 465 Trunk Road in the Sault’s east end where you will find Sandro’s, a locally owned and family-run restaurant.

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Bushplane Days are coming


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September 14, 2022

This weekend signals the return of the ‘Bushplane Days’ family event at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on lower PIm Street.

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Iron Strength at FBFM


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September 10, 2022

A program called Iron Strength will be running as a small group on Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. at Fit Bodies.Fit Minds starting on September 14. There will also be a regular class on Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. The regular Saturday class will be taught in a joint teaching style with multiple educated instructors teaching different weeks.

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Fit Bellies at FBFM


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September 8, 2022

Via Fit Bodies.Fit Minds, which is located in the Sault’s downtown, a new program called ‘Fit Bellies’ will be running as a small group on Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.

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Fiercely Female at FBFM


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September 7, 2022

Fit Bodies.Fit Minds is introducing a new small group called ‘Fiercely Female.’ It is designed in separate groups for under 12 and over 12 females.

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