Ojas plant based food


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July 18, 2024

We have a message from our friends at Ojas/Plant Based giving us more insight into their lovely establishment in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. Here’s what they recently shared with us.

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BioPed & Soles 4 Souls


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July 17, 2024

For the past 10 years, the local BioPed clinic has specialized in lower-limb care through biomechanical assessments, custom-made orthotics, compression stockings, bracing and footwear. They have found a deeper purpose and have made it their mission to give back and help those in need through their partnership with Soles4Souls Canada.

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Rotary, Sault Pride, Sheehan


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July 17, 2024

Terry Sheehan, MP for Sault Ste. Marie, has announced that the Government of Canada is funding two important community celebrations happening this weekend.

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Mane Street pickleball


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July 16, 2024

Mane Street Cafe, 626 Queen St. in the Sault’s downtown, is putting on a pickleball tournament on Thursday of this week. It is part of Thursday’s downtown street party. See below for details.

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G4G community BBQ


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July 15, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the folks at Grocer 4 Good relative to a free community barbecue to be held on Tuesday.

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Steelers blank Spartans


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July 14, 2024

Touchdowns by Michael Reid and Fred Casselman and a Matt Gauthier field goal sparked the Sault Steelers to a 17-0 home triumph over the Sudbury Spartans on Saturday.

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Rapid Housing Initiative


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July 11, 2024

Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, has announced an investment by the Government of Canada of over $4 million through the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to build 38 homes in Sault Ste. Marie. 

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Way to go Kyla!


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July 7, 2024

Sault Business Matters is happy to report that Kyla Faganely from Fit Bodies.Fit Minds in Sault Ste. Marie has been selected as one of the finalist nominees for Canfitpro’s Fitness Professional of the Year Award.

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Summer breeze in the Sault


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July 6, 2024

Here and there and out and about and around town relative to local business and a city council that makes me go hmmmm.

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Juke Box Lounge at Mane St.


It is the first Friday of the month coming up. Which means Juke Box Lounge takes the stage on Friday at 7 p.m. at Mane St. Cafe in the Sault’s downtown.

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Student safety winners


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June 29, 2024

PUC Services has confirmed its third annual Student Safety Award winners. The awards salute Grade 8 graduates who demonstrate strong awareness, leadership, and commitment to safety within their schools and community.

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Steelers are well grounded


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June 26, 2024

With a record of 2-1, the Sault Steelers have three games remaining on the regular season slate as members of the newly formed Power 5 Football League. And it has been a good “run” thus far for the locals.

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Sault Steelers now, then


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June 23, 2024

Sault Steelers are charter members of the newly formed Power 5 Football League. Following a recent 21-7 home field victory over the Sarnia Imperials, the Steelers have a record of 2-1 at the halfway mark of 2024 P5FL regular season summer schedule.

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Cops are headed downtown


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June 19, 2024

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is expected to have its District 2 downtown location at 120 Brock St. (on the corner of Wellington St. E.) in full operation by the fall.

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Interim CEO at Chamber


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June 17, 2024

Well known community leader and volunteer Don Mitchell will assist the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce as its interim chief executive officer.

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Mane Events at Mane St.


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June 14, 2024

Mane Street Cafe, located at 626 Queen St. E. in the Sault’s downtown, has a bevy of events on the card for the rest of June and into July. See below for the full list of Mane Events.

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10 years for Q Cafe


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June 11, 2024

Sault Business Matters has a message from Q Café to pass on! That is, Q Café is proud to celebrate its 10th anniversary this Friday, June 14.

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Steelers and Power Football


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June 9, 2024

Semi pro football fans and followers of the game take note. That is, the gridiron landscape in Ontario is undergoing a shift of major proportions as the newly formed Ontario Power 5 Football League has kicked off the 2024 summer season.

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Pub N’ Grub Crawl


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June 7, 2024

Dive Gastro Pub, a popular new spot located in the former Low & Slow location in the Sault’s downtown, is organizing a Pub N’ Grub Crawl.

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‘Help Us Can Hunger’


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June 6, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the Soup Kitchen Community Centre and St. Vincent Place. Following is an excerpt from the release.

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Indigenous Peoples Day


Children and their caregivers are invited to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the James L. McIntyre Centennial Library, 50 East St., throughout the week of June 17 to 22.

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Local leadership scholarship


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June 3, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to the mayor’s youth council and a scholarship opportunity.

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Sault MP and Bill C-58


The House of Commons has voted to pass Bill C-58, which will ban the use of replacement workers during strikes in federally regulated industries. The Bill is now proceeding through the Senate.

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Seniors month at the library


The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library is recognizing Seniors Month with its annual Boomers and Beyond event on Wednesday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is celebrating the fashions, films and pop-culture of the ‘Old Hollywood’ era with local partners in the arts, culture and recreation community.

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Northern mayors speak up


They have spoken. Matthew Shoemaker of Sault Ste. Marie hosted the mayors and chief administrative officers of North Bay, Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Timmins at a recent Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors meeting.

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$25 million for rental homes


Score one for more rental housing in the Sault. A solid and reliable supply of rental housing is critical to ensuring that more Canadians have access to housing that meets their needs. Thus, Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, has announced over $25 million to build 108 rental homes in Sault Ste. Marie.

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Downtown construction


There is no drama or sensationalism to this coming from Sault Business Matters. As in, there appears to be very little disruption in traffic on the horizon as construction is slated to soon begin along a short area along Queen Street in the Sault’s downtown area.

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Women’s summer hoops


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May 23, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the Soo Women’s Basketball League relative to its summer program.

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Bouquet of Brides event


Tamar’s Trends has teamed up with Shaylan Spurway Photography for a unique bridal event that will take place in Sault Ste. Marie on June 1.

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Shipwreck Museum exhibits


Open daily until October 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point, near Paradise, has two new exhibits.

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Reform Chiropractic + Wellness


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May 17, 2024

Every now and then, I get to write a feature story that I am really looking forward to and this is one of those times.  I have been a patient of the multi-faceted  Dr. Michelle Fabbro, owner and founder of Reform Chiropractic + Wellness, for quite a while now.  

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Business achievement awards


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May 14, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to its annual business achievement awards presentation. Following is an edited version of the release.

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Up and down the radio dial


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May 13, 2024

I can remember listening to the radio since back — way back — in the early to mid 1960s when I was still in elementary school.

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Superior Asphalt Markings


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May 12, 2024

Since 1985, amiable owner Terry McCoy has operated Superior Asphalt Markings offering friendly, reliable service for a variety of jobs such as asphalt repair, driveway sealing, pavement markings and more.

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Help for volunteer fire fighters


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May 8, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to doubling the tax credit for volunteer fire fighters.

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New to Sault College athletics


Varsity athletic teams at Sault College Cougars are coming off an impressive period of recruiting with several student athletes committing to the school ahead of the 2024-2025 season.

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Volleyball at Sault College


Sault College’s athletics department has confirmed the appointment of Becky Grisdale as the new head coach of the Cougars varsity women’s volleyball team.

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Carmichael slide show


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April 30, 2024

Karl Tuira, noted author, will be giving a talk and slide show presentation on Robert-Ralph Carmichael’s portfolio of works — his paintings, drawings, and coins. The focus will be on images of Carmichael’s works augmented by stories of his artistic career. Karl will be showing several of Carmichael’s original paintings.

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Dive Gastro Pub now open!


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April 29, 2024

There is another new look to the Sault’s downtown with the recent opening of the Dive Gastro Pub. Sault Business Matters has received the following message from the Dive Gastro Pub.

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PUC hydrant flow testing


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April 23, 2024

Attention! PUC Services would like to advise customers in the east end area of the Sault and Batchewana First Nation Rankin Reserve that crews will be in the area to conduct hydrant flow tests over the next few weeks.

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Eagle lands on the Bridge


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April 19, 2024

Sault Ste. Marie radio station Eagle 95.1 has undergone a name change while forming an alliance — and future ownership — with a kindred broadcast outlet from nearby Mackinac City.

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Upright and downtown


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April 15, 2024

My wife and I have now lived in the Sault’s downtown for more than six years. And while those who don’t live downtown and those who like to sensationalize or over play its issues may disagree, we have never — touch wood — had an altercation or felt unsafe where we reside.

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From the new Dive Gastro Pub


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April 12, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from. the new Dive Gastro Pub, formerly Low & Slow.

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A book by John De Lorenzi


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April 11, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Tagona Press relative to an April book launch by local author John De Lorenzi.

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Trivia at the Tap Room


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April 9, 2024

Sault Ste. Marie Public Library and Science North in collaboration with community partners and host, Northern Superior Brewing Co., will host Its Not Rocket Science Trivia Night on Wednesday, April 24, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Strong Minds has much to offer


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April 8, 2024

In 2017, owner and CEO Amanda Lambert decided to bring her vision to life and founded Strong Minds.   Amanda noticed significant gaps within the health care system and its approach towards mental health both personally and on a professional level. 

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PUC is a top employer


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April 5, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from PUC Services Inc. relative to being recognized as one of Canada’s top emplyers.

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Superior Learning for seniors


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April 3, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Superior Adult Learning relative to a program designed to help seniors with practical skills.

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A message from Zero Gravity


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April 2, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Zero Gravity relative to its reopening. .

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“Till There Was You”


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April 1, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the Northland Barbershop Chorus.

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Canada carbon rebates


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March 27, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to the Canada Carbon Rebate.

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PUC wins provincial award


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March 26, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release rom PUC Services relative to a recent award of excellence.

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PUC and World Water Day


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March 18, 2024

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from PUC Services of Sault Ste. Marie relative to an event slated for this Friday.

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Seniors and dental care


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March 6, 2024

Canadians deserve to age with dignity. That comes down to the dignity of choice, to affordability, and to good health. Because health isn’t just about years in one’s life, it’s about quality of life. 

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