All posts by Sault Business Matters Staff

Wellness workshops at FBFM


Sault Business Matters Staff
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April 8, 2021

During these challenging times, Fit Bodies. Fit Minds would like to remind local businesses/workplaces that employee well-being is more important than ever.

And FBFM is offering a variety of workshops that can benefit all employees in the connection of mind and body wellness.

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We have the bear facts


Sault Business Matters Staff
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April 7, 2021

Bear with us, so to speak.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Ontario Provincial Police would like to remind all of us to exercise caution as black bears begin to come out of hibernation this spring.

Bears waking up from hibernation are faced with a scarcity of natural food sources, leading them to look for food in garbage cans and bird feeders.

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Sault smiles … at Stackburger


Sault Business Matters Staff
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April 6, 2021

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A regular feature in which we share many of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business.)

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Why is the Sault in a shutdown?


Sault Business Matters Staff
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April 4, 2021

The number of COVID-19 cases here in the Sault are quite low in comparison to the rest of the Province of Ontario … but here we are in another “shutdown” and I know that I am not alone when I ask “why us”? Why are we in the same category as the “hot spots” when we are not a “hot spot” is another question to ask.

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Blueberry honey … at Makwa


Sault Business Matters Staff
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April 2, 2021

We have a honey of a story to report. Sault Business Matters has received this update from Makwa Makers … blueberry honey is now available!

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Soon to be patio season


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 30, 2021

Retired National Hockey League goalie Marty Turco and his wife Kelly enjoy a cold Kingsville Brewery product at Mane St. patio bar in the Sault’s downtown in this 2020 Sault Business Matters file photo. Marty and Kelly are both from Sault Ste. Marie and they maintain a residence here with their three kids. Marty is also a part owner of Kingsville Brewery. (photo by Mary Desimone)

Patio bars were popular in the Sault’s downtown in 2020.

And with the Ontario government and public health officials encouraging more outdoor dining as per COVID-19, look for patio bars to soon spring up in the Sault’s downtown.

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Sault smiles … at Dragonfly


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 24, 2021

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A regular feature in which we share many of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business.)

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PM shows faith in Sault MP


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 22, 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and Sault MP Terry Sheehan, in this 2016 file photo.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced changes to his team of parliamentary secretaries.

Some of the parliamentary secretaries are newly appointed, taking on new responsibilities, others are staying in their current portfolio.

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St. Pat’s at Reggie’s downtown


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 16, 2021

Reggie’s Place Tavern in the Sault’s downtown has a St. Patrick’s Day event planned that includes live music with popular local band Boneyard.

See below for details.

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Downtown church thrift shops


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 15, 2021

There are two churches in the downtown area of the Sault that feature thrift shops that are open to the public every Wednesday.

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A first for the Sault Museum


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 12, 2021

Isabelle Michaud

Francophone visual artist Isabelle Michaud is being featured at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum as its first artist in residence.

An exhibition will display pieces exploring the history of the Dionne Quints, the French community of Sault Ste. Marie, and French Town.

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Happening at the Legion


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 11, 2021

Branch 25 Legion, which is located on Great Northern Road in the Sault, has much to offer the public and its members. See below for several examples.

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Sault smiles … with Lindsay


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 8, 2021

Lindsay Ellis

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A regular feature in which we share many of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business.)

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Spring at Big Lake Cabin


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 5, 2021

The food crew at Big Lake Cabin has cooked up its new spring menu.

And not only does Sault Business Matters have the new spring menu at Big Lake Cabin to share but we can tell you that BLC is now open Monday through Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m.

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Inside or takeout at Gliss


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 5, 2021

Gliss Restaurant, located at 133 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown, recently re-opened inside.

And Gliss manager Kristi Turner tells Sault Business Matters “that we have been fairly busy … we are open inside and for takeout Wednesday through Saturday at 5 o’clock.”

To make a reservation or to call for takeout, phone 705-759-0000. A copy of the entrees menu is listed below.

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Albert, Gore stop sign


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 3, 2021

Sault Business Matters issues this reminder of the new stop sign at Albert and Gore streets in that area of the downtown.

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Eagle assists Soo Theatre


Sault Business Matters Staff
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March 2, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie radio station Eagle 95.1 is showing its passion for the historic Soo Theatre, which is located in the Michigan Soo’s downtown.

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Creation of N1 Solutions


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 25, 2021

President Brad Gregorini and his management team have created N1 Solutions Inc. to further reflect the growth and diversification of the NORPRO brand. 

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Sault smiles … with Dunbar


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 23, 2021

Dunbar Thompson of the Whisky Barrel

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A regular feature in which we share many of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business.)

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Extra critical care bed


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 18, 2021

Ross Romano

Sault Ste. Marie member of provincial parliament Ross Romano has confirmed that the Ontario government is providing Sault Area Hospital with $249,400 to build a new critical care bed to help alleviate pressures and add support in the intensive care unit.

The funding will improve access to critical care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Romano noted.

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City facilities re-opening


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 15, 2021

The City of Sault Ste. Marie, as per Algoma Public Health and the Ontario Government, will return to ‘yellow protect’ on Tuesday. This designation will allow various facilities to re-open with public health and work place safety measures in place.

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Sault smiles … with Liz


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 13, 2021

Liz Willson

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A regular feature in which we share many of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business.)

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Happy 105th, Margaret


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 13, 2021

Margaret Nicolson

Sault Business Matters has received a heart-warming photo and message from the F.J. Davey home relative to resident Margaret Nicolson recently celebrating her 105th birthday.

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Romano has H.E.A.R.T.S


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 5, 2021

Sault Business Matters has received the following statement from Sault Ste. Marie member of provincial parliament Ross Romano relative to new support for mental health and addictions in the Sault.

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Get this at Gliss


Sault Business Matters Staff
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February 4, 2021

A signature dish of chef Derek Turner is the whitefish special that Gliss continues to offer for $20.

Located on Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown, Gliss is currently open for takeout and delivery on Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The whitefish special is just one feature that is currently on the menu at Gliss.

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New AU lab via FedNor


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 28, 2021

Major expansion construction is underway on the computer science laboratory at Algoma University.

Sault member of parliament and the federal government’s secretary for FedNor, Terry Sheehan, has confirmed that AU is getting close to $2 million to expand its lab for a new state-of-the-art facility for bachelor and master degree programming.

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