Community partners, holiday season


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October 18, 2021

Mayor Christian Provenzano and the City of Sault Ste. Marie have confirmed the return of the Downtown Association’s Moonlight Magic initiatives including the annual Community Tree Lighting celebration.

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An evening at Hogwarts


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October 14, 2021

Sault Business Matters has received the following press release from the zany folks at Hogwarts.

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MPP will print proof of vaccine


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October 12, 2021

Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano has confirmed that his constituency office will print and laminate proof of vaccination certificates for constituents.

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Good news from our Legion


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October 8, 2021

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 of Sault Ste. Marie — a not-for-profit organization incorporated provincially under the laws of the Dominion of Canada — has announced a proposed development that will consist of a nine storey tower.

The proposed development will have 107 apartments of new housing project and new Branch facilities.

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Lucy Ro … on Spring Street


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September 29, 2021

In addition to its online store, Lucy Ro Clean Beauty is now open for in-person shopping at 117 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown.

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Forty-Five Social is now open


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September 27, 2021

There is a gem of a new local business that has just opened on Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown.

Forty-Five Social opened its doors today. It will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Good news from Gliss!


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September 20, 2021

A popular local eatery that is located at 133 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown is extending its days of operation, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Forty-Five Social is hiring!


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September 13, 2021

New to the Sault’s downtown and opening soon, Forty-Five Social is looking to hire dedicated and enthusiastic team members who want to work in an environment based on respect for others and themselves.

Experience in retail clothing and handling cash is preferred but not mandatory. Smart Serve is necessary.

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Sault smiles … at the Sleep Inn


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September 12, 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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Treasures sale at Central United


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September 9, 2021

Central United Church, which is located at 160 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown, will be holding a ‘Treasures Sale’ on Sept. 15, 16, 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day and a half-price sale on Sept 18 from 9 a.m to noon.

See below for further details.

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Photograph the downtown!


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September 8, 2021

Calling all photographers and shutterbugs! You are invited to capture the Sault’s downtown in a photo contest.

The Downtown Association, in partnership with Camera Craft, is hosting a photography contest.

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Downtown Street Party is back!


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September 1, 2021

The Downtown Association will be holding a street party this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. in the Sault’s downtown.

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FBFM and the Street Party


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August 27, 2021

Sault Business Matters is pleased to share some news relative to the upcoming Downtown Street Party via the team at Fit Bodies. Fit Minds.
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Liberals new housing plan


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August 26, 2021

Justin Trudeau and Terry Sheehan

Sault Business Matters has received the following message from Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan and the federal Liberal Party of Canada.

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SSO sends an SOS


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August 24, 2021

A recent rehearsal at St. Luke’s Cathedral

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a prolonged disruption to public concerts and musicians are longing to get back to performing, the Sault Symphony Orchestra is reporting that things are going well for the organization.

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Pow Wow served to remind


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August 23, 2021

It was a well attended, two day, weekend event at the sun drenched, community ball fields of Garden River First Nation.

This year’s annual Garden River Pow Wow was held in honour of the children of residential schools and the subsequent and recent discovery of grave yards from a shocking time of Canada’s history.

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Eagle Radio means business


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August 20, 2021

Lindsay Ellis and Tim Ellis, with their Chamber of Commerce business of the year award.

Our friends at local radio station Eagle 95.1 have been named business of the year by the Sault Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber’s business of the year award annual banquet for 2020 was cancelled due to the pandemic. But Eagle 95.1 and its owners, Tim Ellis and Lindsay Ellis, were honoured with the award at the Chamber’s recent ‘Back to Business Bash’.

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Honouring residential school kids


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August 19, 2021

Garden River First Nation will be host to a Pow Wow in honour of the children of residential schools this Saturday and Sunday at the ball fields.

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Sheehan seeks re-election


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August 17, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan of the governing Liberals is already on the streets campaigning as he seeks a third term in the House of Commons.

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Coming soon to downtown!


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August 13, 2021

We have good news! A new business will soon be opening at 117 Spring Street in the Sault’s downtown.

Sault Business Matters has confirmed that Forty-Five Social hopes to be open by mid September.

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Davey Home fundraiser


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August 11, 2021

F. J. Davey Home Foundation is encouraging Sault Ste. Marie residents to register to walk and fund raise in support of The Grand Parade.

The Grand Parade is a fundraising walk that celebrates and supports aging Canadians and their families in Sault Ste. Marie and locations across Canada.

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Ross, Tony … the train station


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August 10, 2021

At last, the new Agawa Canyon tour train station is a reality.

Ontario’s government is supporting the recovery of Sault Ste. Marie’s hard hit tourism sector and hopefully paving the way for long-term economic growth through a significant investment in the community.

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Sault smiles … with Marcel


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August 4, 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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$7 million for area schools


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August 3, 2021

It has been said that the health and safety of Canadians are top priorities for the governments of Canada and Ontario.

And both governments have put money where their mouths are. Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan and Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano have confirmed joint funding for both the Algoma District School Board and the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board to fund infrastructure improvements in order to protect students and staff from COVID-19.

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Air quality statement


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August 3, 2021

Smoke plumes from active fires in northwestern Ontario and eastern Manitoba will continue today, resulting in poor air quality.

Thus, Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement that is in effect for the following areas.

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Basketball day camp at GLC


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August 2, 2021

‘EJ Ballers’, under the direction of Algoma University men’s basketball coach Etienne Jacquet, will be holding an ‘August Day Camp’ at the George Leach Centre.

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Batchewana election results


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July 29, 2021

Dean Sayers has been re-elected as chief of Batchewana First Nation in rather convincing fashion.

Chief Dean Sayers

Sayers totaled 424 votes to outdistance challengers Teala Nadjiwon and Peter Sewell.

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Big money for Sault Airport


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July 28, 2021

Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan has confirmed more than $2.15 million in financial support for the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation.

Sault MP Terry Sheehan, at today’s announcement

A non-repayable contribution, the $2.15 million will help to mitigate the financial pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting the operations of the Sault airport for a one year. The project is expected to help maintain 13 local jobs.

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Museum invites young artists


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July 16, 2021

The Sault Ste. Marie Museum is inviting youth from the ages of 10 to 16 to register for a summer long, Saturday morning workshop series that draws on its current exhibition, Art and Artifact.

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Patio bar at Tazzi’s


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July 12, 2021

Another outdoor patio bar has opened in the Sault’s downtown.

Tazzi’s Cafe is located at 478 Queen Street East, between Spring and March.

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