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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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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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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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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Addiction services facility


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April 25, 2022

Ross Romano

The Ontario government, via Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano, has approved the proposal for the relocation of the Residential Withdrawal Management program. The program will move from its current location within Sault Area Hospital to a modern, dedicated site that better meets the needs of individuals and families in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding region, said Romano.

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I.D.A. Baseball Park


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April 16, 2022

Locally owned and operated I.D.A. Pharmacy/Drug Mart has teamed up with the Soo Minor Baseball Association. That is, I.D.A. has confirmed a community minded venture with SMBA and its Sinclair Yards Baseball Complex home field diamond.

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Urban Square Drug Mart


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April 12, 2022

A new drug store, complete with a Sweet Greetings outlet, opened on Trunk Road in the Sault’s east end this week.

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Sault Smiles … at the Tap Room


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April 10, 2022

A regular feature in which we share some of the smiles that help make the Sault a friendly place to do business. See below for details — and a much bigger photo — of our latest Sault Smiles.

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Federal budget highlights


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April 8, 2022

Chrystia Freeland, who is Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, has released Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable. See below for complete details.

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Easter Bake Sale


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March 30, 2022

An Easter Bake Sale will be held at Central United Church on Wednesday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central United Church is located on Spring Street, in the Sault’s downtown.

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Then, now at the Windsor Hotel


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March 22, 2022

It has been sitting empty for several years now as the restless hands of time have passed it by. But current owner Feroze Virani has taken over the iconic Windsor Hotel with construction underway that his firm says will turn the 10-storey downtown landmark into a retirement home. Let us hope that the opening is not far off.

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Swiss Chalet is coming back!


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March 17, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie’s Swiss Chalet outlet, which closed in the wake of the beginning of the Covid virus, will be re-opening at 332 Great Northern Road in the weeks ahead, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Federal $ for Prince Township


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March 9, 2022

Sault Business Matters has received the following press release from the office of Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to grant money that Prince Township will be receiving.

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Greyhounds … Hound Town Ale


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March 7, 2022

Soo Greyhounds president and governor Tim Lukenda talked about his favourite Ontario Hockey League team. And then he yakked about his new craft beer of choice.

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Indigenous child care facility


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March 4, 2022

The Ontario government is coming through with a cool $1 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services and Waabinong Head Start Family Resource Centre. The funds will be used to build a child care facility that provides educational programs for Indigenous preschoolers and their families that promote the Anishinaabek culture and language in Sault Ste. Marie.

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Avery Construction expansion


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February 25, 2022

The Ontario government is providing $1 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation to support the expansion of Avery Construction Ltd. in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will help the company offer a reliable and more environmentally friendly source of asphalt for local projects, according to Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano.

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Chamber business awards


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February 24, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has extended the nomination period for its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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40 years at Sault This Week


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February 1, 2022

It was 40 years ago this month — February of 1982 — that I walked through the front door of 2 Towers Street, opened the first door on my right and headed up the stairs to a cozy loft that overlooked the busy composing room of the Sault This Week, which was then called Shopper News.

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Local food access funding


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January 31, 2022

Terry Sheehan

Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan has confirmed federal Liberal government funding from the Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food for three local food access projects.

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Good news from the ‘Closet’


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January 26, 2022

Central United Church has confirmed that its popular clothes closet will reopen weekly beginning on Wednesday, February 2.

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Tax clinic funds via Sheehan


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January 24, 2022

We have some good news to report from Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to free tax clinics.

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‘It’s a Northern thing’


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January 21, 2022

As indoor drinking and dining in Ontario will re-open — with restrictions — on Monday January 31, Northern Superior Brewing in the Sault will again have its outdoor patio bar open this weekend.

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Boiler Room pickup, takeout


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January 7, 2022

Looking to order food from the Boiler Room, the Mill Steakhouse or the Blockhouse Pub? We have the phone numbers for you. See below.

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Medal for Barbara Nolan


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January 4, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie’s Medal of Merit Selection Committee has confirmed its 2021 recipient as Barbara Nolan, an Indigenous role model and advocate who is recognized for her outstanding contributions to the community. 

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Modified version of Step 2


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January 3, 2022

Ontario is moving schools online for at least two weeks and temporarily closing indoor dining and gyms as it faces record-high case counts and rising hospitalizations linked to the Omicron variant.

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NY Eve takeout at Gliss


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December 30, 2021

A popular local eatery has confirmed its takeout menu and prices for New Year’s Eve. Gliss Restaurant, located on Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown, is now taking orders for New Year’s Eve via telephone, 705-759-0000. See below for a copy of the Gliss New Year’s Eve menu.

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Church closet will reopen


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December 24, 2021

The venerable closet at Central United Church is being restocked and will reopen in the new year on January 5, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Sheehan applauds Bill C-3


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December 20, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan, who is also the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Labour, was pleased to see the recent passing of Bill C-3 in the House of Commons.

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Turco returns as HSCDSB chair


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December 15, 2021

The leadership of the board of trustees of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board will remain the same for the next year.

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Good food at local school


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December 14, 2021

It is a likely notion that too many children start their school day on an empty stomach, whether they miss this vital meal simply because of a hectic morning schedule, or because there is not enough to eat at home. Thanks to a generous grant from the President’s Choice Children’s Charity, students at St. Francis French Immersion Catholic School in Sault Ste. Marie will have access to healthy breakfast options early in 2022.

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Message from Franzisi’s


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December 8, 2021

Franzisi’s Restaurant will be taking a pause in operations at its current Tancred/Wellington St. location effective January 1, 2022.

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Film Festival program list


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November 24, 2021

Sault Business Matters has been informed that the second annual Sault Film Festival is happening very soon. Of particular interest are the workshops that are part of the Festival that can also be purchased a la carte.

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Central United closet, baking


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November 24, 2021

The closet at Central United Church, located at 160 Spring St. in the Sault’s downtown, has a variety of Christmas décor as well as other gently used clothing and accessories, treasure items etc.

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Finding the calm at the library


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November 24, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie Public Library suggests the season is a good time to take advantage of a new program: Mindfulness Mondays at the Library.

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Win with the PUC!


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November 18, 2021

Sault Business Matters is pleased to share some great news from our local PUC Services Inc. It is news which is both great for the environment and offers locals who take part in this promotion a chance to win big!

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