All posts by Sault Business Matters Staff

Weekend takeout at Gliss


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 18, 2021

A popular restaurant is opening for takeout with an updated menu.

Kristi Turner, manager and co-owner of Gliss, which is located on Spring St. in the Sault’s downtown, tells Sault Business Matters that the eatery will be available for take out and delivery on Friday and Saturday from 4-8 p.m. while the province is under lock down.

Kristi’s husband, chef and co-owner Derek Turner, has put together the menu at Gliss, which is featured below.

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New gig for Sonny Spina


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 13, 2021

Sonny Spina

Norpro Screening and Security has added a former city police officer to its force.

An 18-year veteran of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, Sonny Spina has joined Norpro as its managing director of security.

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Kids reading club via library


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 12, 2021

Here is one for the kids from the local library.

That is, the ‘Kids Winter Reading Club’ will continue until Friday, March 19, according to the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library.

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New gig for Jeff McNeice


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 8, 2021

Well, that didn’t take long. A popular local radio announcer of more than 30 years will return to the air waves next week.

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Virtual blues mini series


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January 4, 2021

Ten years and counting.

As in, the year 2020 was the 10th anniversary of the Sault Blues Society.

And with 2021 now into its infant stages, the Sault Blues Society has a special mini series planned that is slated to begin this week.

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Searchmont ski snippets


Sault Business Matters Staff
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January 3, 2021

Perhaps the best-known ski resort in the Sault area is located in the community of Searchmont.

Over the years the resort has changed ownership many times and has often experienced the threat of closure on a number of occasions.

At any rate, following are a smattering of Searchmont Ski Resort snippets via the Sault public library.

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Time for action is now: Ford


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 23, 2020

Sault Business Matters has received the following statement from Ontario Premier Doug Ford imploring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “take action and secure our borders.”

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Steel City sessions sign-up


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 20, 2020

Steel City Sports — which operates basketball and volleyball clubs for the youth of Sault Ste. Marie –will continue to provide active training in 2021.

According to Jeff Giovanatti, who is one of the directors for Steel City Sports, the new sessions are slated to begin on Monday, January 18.

Steel City Sports runs its basketball and volleyball camps and sessions in gymnasium space at the old Tech building on Wellington St. E. in the Sault’s downtown area.

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Good news for the railway


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 12, 2020

Huron Central Railway, just off Oakland Avenue, in the Sault.

Ho, ho, ho.

Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano has delivered an early Christmas present to 43 employees of Huron Central Railway.

That is, via Romano and the Ontario government, Huron Central will continue its rail service between the Sault and Sudbury until at least June 30, 2021 as it works towards a long-term solution.

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Downtown Association boss


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 10, 2020

Salvatore Marchese

There is a new man for the downtown.

Salvatore Marchese is moving from Toronto to the Sault to take over as the new manager of the Downtown Association.

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Let it snow at the Museum


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 8, 2020

The Sault Ste. Marie Museum and ‘Bon Soo Winter Carnivale’ are teaming up for an innovative community exhibition.

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Steel City Sports, Giving Hearts


Sault Business Matters Staff
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December 4, 2020

Steel City Sports has partnered with local group ‘Giving Hearts’ to collect non-perishable items as a means of helping to support local food banks and shelters in the Sault.

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Hoping for you, Bon Soo


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 30, 2020

Organizers of the venerable Bon Soo Winter Carnival are hopefully cautious of hosting the annual event in 2021.

To that end, they have decided on Feb. 5-15 as the dates that the Bon Soo Winter Carnival will be staged, with the ‘Machine Shop Co.’ on Huron Street as a primary location for many of the events.

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Holiday treats via Museum


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 25, 2020

Attention residents of Sault Ste. Marie: You can ‘wrap up’ your holiday baking and support our local Museum at the same time.

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Croatian community history


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 11, 2020

Za nase Hravatske prijatlje:

The Sault’s Croatian community has a long, gritty and vibrant history.

To be sure, the first Croatian immigrants arrived in the Sault area in the early 1900s.

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History, magic of Gros Cap


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 8, 2020

It is somewhat of a hidden treasure on the west side outskirts of the Sault, at the end Prince Township. From the archives of the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library, here is an historic look at Gros Cap.

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Nominate a local visionary


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 4, 2020

Strive Young Professionals Group of the Sault has confirmed the fourth Algoma Visionary Awards and the first virtual event, which is slated to take place on January 15, 2021.

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It’s still around, downtown


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 3, 2020

Circa 1952 — as per the above photo — it was known as S.S. Kresge Co., a department store located at 626 Queen Street East in the Sault’s downtown. Later, it was a department store called Jupiter. And now …

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Friends, neighbours voting


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 3, 2020

It is presidential election day across the United States of America as our friends and neighbours south of the border are casting their ballots.

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Support the Bushplane Centre


Sault Business Matters Staff
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November 2, 2020

Sault Business Matters has received the following information from the good folks at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.  

That is, they are pleased to announce that with the assistance of Algoma Public Health, there will be six weekends of local small business vendors being featured at the local Bushplane Centre.

See below for more details.

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St. Mary’s helps St. Vincent


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 27, 2020

SMC Action group went in to action to help St. Vincent Place

Students from a Grade 12 religion class at St. Mary’s College have completed a community service project that resulted in a donation to the St. Vincent Place men’s shelter.

The student group from the Sault’s Catholic high school was called SMC Action — and it organized a clothing drive.

St. Mary’s teacher Robby Calvano noted that he gave his students “the opportunity to do something good for our community and they ran with it.”

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Supporting small business is key


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 24, 2020

Sault Business Matters has received the following editorial opinion from Terry Sheehan, member of parliament for Sault Ste. Marie.

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Big bucks spent on the Gardens


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 19, 2020

Inside GFL Memorial Gardens (photo by Bob Davies)

In what is being termed a collaborative effort, the City of Sault Ste. Marie and the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League have teamed up to spend more than $1,000,000 towards upgrading GFL Memorial Gardens.

According to a press release issued today by the Greyhounds, the OHL team and the City of Sault Ste. Marie “have made the most upgrades in the history of the Home of the Hounds this off season … in total, over $1,000,000 worth of enhancements were made inside the facility to improve fan experience and users safety.”

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Small business week


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 18, 2020

” … This year more than ever, we all have to focus on the needs and survival our small businesses … ” — Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce.

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All new Hockey North Show


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 17, 2020

There will be significant changes to the Hockey North Show when the well established program returns to the airwaves in mid November for its annual 25 week gig.

For one, the Hockey North Show with Randy Russon and Brad Coccimiglio is moving to a new radio home, Eagle 95.1 — on line via www.eagleradio951.com — from its former ESPN 1400 spot.

As well, the Hockey North Show will be broadcast live on Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m. (as opposed to Tuesdays) and as a bonus, all editions will be recorded and archived on www.eagleradio951.com as well as the Eagle 95.1 Facebook page for replay on demand.

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On line local shopping


Sault Business Matters Staff
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October 16, 2020

The local Chamber of Commerce has teamed with AlgomaMarketplace.com to introduce a newer expanded online local shopping experience.

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