All posts by Sault Business Matters Staff

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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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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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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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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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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Visual arts, wine and cheese


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September 5, 2022

Algoma University’s Visual Art Program has confirmed its first wine and cheese fundraising event, Falling Into Art. It is slated to take place this Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum. 

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New to Sault Symphony


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August 20, 2022

Just ahead of its looming 50th anniversary season, the Sault Symphony Orchestra has confirmed the appointment of Stephen Mallinger as its new artistic director. Notably, the SSO has also confirmed a full season of concerts.

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Honouring Ryan, Yeomans


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August 15, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie’s Walk of Fame selection committee has confirmed the recipients of its 2022 Walk of Fame award. This year’s award is given posthumously to Tim Ryan and Bobby Yeomans of the Canadian pop rock band Jackson Hawke.  

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Fringe North 2022 is coming


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August 10, 2022

Fringe North 2022 is on its way to the Sault. From August 18 to 21, diverse artists from across disciplines will come together to present their works in fun, exciting, and unexpected ways. Content is uncensored, creativity is running high, and festival coordinators say they are sure there is something for everyone.

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Mental wellness at AU


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August 2, 2022

Algoma University has recently launched a new mental wellness awareness program for students. AU is the first institution in Canada to implement this new and groundbreaking tool.

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Sault College fundraiser


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August 1, 2022

Sault College Cougars men’s hockey team is holding a fundraiser in the form of a World Junior Hockey Championship viewing party.

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Message from Lucy Ro


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July 26, 2022

Hi everyone. Tara and Sue here from Lucy Ro. We just wanted to take a moment to reintroduce ourselves and tell you more about our small business.

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Hours changes at Gliss


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July 19, 2022

Gliss Restaurant, a popular eatery located at 133 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown, has tweaked its hours for the next few weeks and through August.

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Downtown Street Party


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July 10, 2022

The Downtown Association welcomes all to its first Queen Street E. block party of 2022, this Thursday from 4-10 p.m.

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Funds for AU researchers


Algoma University researchers Dr. Brandon Schamp and Dr. Nicolas Rouleau were recently awarded a total of $355,000 in funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant program.

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Country legends tribute


The music of Garth Brooks, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band will be celebrated as part of a Country Legends Tribute Tour in early August.

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New role for Sault MPP Romano


Sault Ste. Marie member of provincial parliament Ross Romano has a new position with the Ontario government. Romano, who has been Sault MPP since 2017 and also served as a cabinet minister for the Progressive Conservative majority government, has been assigned a different role by Premier Doug Ford.

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Marconi to host free event


Marconi Cultural Event Centre will be the host site for its ‘Marconi Meets World’ free event to be held from July 21 to 23 at its 450 Albert St. W. location. Donations will be accepted at the gate with proceeds going to the Soup Kitchen. 

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If you like poutine …


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June 27, 2022

The Downtown Association and Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site will be co-hosting what they are calling ‘Poutine Feast’ on this Canada Day weekend.

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AU summer camps


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June 22, 2022

Algoma University’s summer camps are back for another summer season. They are slated to be held at the school’s George Leach Centre.

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Hard hats at the Legion


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June 20, 2022

Branch 25, Royal Canadian Legion in the Sault is now taking a list of folks who would be interested in working on the new building on Great Northern Rd.

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Algoma + Asima = A+


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June 17, 2022

Asima Vezina

It has proven to be a winning combination. Thus, Algoma University’s Board of Governors has unanimously approved the reappointment of President and Vice-Chancellor Asima Vezina for a second five-year term.

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Troy’s Trail is just ahead


Troy and Annette Chandler, local representatives on behalf of Hydrocephalus Canada, created the first Troy’s Trail Spirit Walk in 2012.

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Big garage sale this week


Sault Ste. Marie’s Downtown Association will be hosting what it is calling the “Longest Garage Sale” this Saturday, June 11.

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Sault Smiles … with Justin


Our latest Sault Smiles on Sault Business Matters is from a new team member at the Whisky Barrel, Justin Wilson.

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Bargain box thrift shop


The memorial hall at Westminster Presbyterian Church in the Sault’s downtown area features a bargain box thrift shop.

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Lunch at the Legion


Pasta and meatballs are back on the menu every Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Legion hall on Great Northern Rd. in the Sault.

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Kudos to Little Caesars


Sault Ste. Marie Police Service recently recognized multiple citizens, organizations and schools for their contributions towards public safety and compassion in the local community.

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Gathering at Rapids Pow Wow


Algoma University has confirmed that the 16th annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow will be held June 4-5 at the school’s George Leach Centre. The event will focus on Indigenous culture, which includes traditional drumming, singing, and competition dancing. There will be Indigenous artisans, craftsmen and traders displaying and selling their work.

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Sault Smiles … with the Neals


A regular photograph feature in which we share some of the smiles that help make Sault Ste. Marie a friendly place to do business.

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Sault Smiles … with Ross


Ross Romano, planting a lawn sign.

A regular photo feature in which we share some of the smiles that help make Sault Ste. Marie a friendly place to do business.

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Marconi Meets World


EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following press release from the Marconi Event Centre. The Marconi is located on Albert Street in the Sault’s west end.

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