Allora Espresso Imports


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September 4, 2023

Sault Business Matters recently had a chance to catch up with John De Lorenzi, owner of Allora Espresso Imports. A few months ago, he moved into a new unit in the Paul Mall, located at 642 Queen Street East in the Sault’s downtown.

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Message from FBFM


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August 30, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following information from Fit Bodies. Fit Minds relative to their upcoming wellness retreat.

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Local library book club


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August 29, 2023

Located in the Sault’s downtown, the James L. McIntyre Centennial Library will play host to a series of book clubs running from September to December.

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Superior Asphalt Markings


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August 28, 2023

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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Women’s b-ball information


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August 23, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the Sault Women’s Basketball League.

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Freshly Squeezed Bubble Tea


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August 21, 2023

In 2015, entrepreneur Bernad Raj made the move from Montreal to Sault Ste. Marie for business purposes initially running a cell phone store in the Station Mall. But in 2020, with the challenges presented by Covid-19, he decided to expand into the food and beverage industry by taking over the Freshly Squeezed Bubble Tea franchise in the Station Mall. 

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Old fastball days … CKCY Radio


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August 15, 2023

I simply cannot drive past Wilcox Park or North Street Field without thinking of all of the fastball games that I watched there over so many years. It began for me as a grade school kid when my family lived right across from Wilcox Park on Maple Street.

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Pine Plaza Hunger Point


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August 14, 2023

Gurwinder Bains recently decided to open a takeout location in the Pine Plaza in order to bring back some of the pizza fusion he missed from his many years living in Southern Ontario. 

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Sheehan on the BFN election


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August 1, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following statement from Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to the recent Batchewana First Nation election.

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New chief for Batchewana FN


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July 29, 2023

Batchewana First Nation voters have elected Mark McCoy as their new chief. McCoy ousted incumbent chief Dean Sayers by more than 400 votes.

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Sault seniors are empowered


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July 28, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Sault member of parliament Terry Sheehan relative to the Canadian government remaining committed to local organizations that empower seniors and contribute to their health.

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Safe long term care help


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July 21, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the office of Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan.

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New learning op at AU


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July 18, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to a new learning opportunity at Algoma University.

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Sault Smiles is back!


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July 17, 2023

It has been a while since Sault Business Matters has a shared a Sault Smile! And this one belongs to young Cassidy, one of the friendly faces eager to help you out at Neal’s Country Farm & Market, which is located at 1764 Second Line West. See below for Cassidy’s smiling face!

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Downtown Street Party


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July 12, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to the Downtown Street Party that is slated for Thursday of this week.

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Best “prime deals” are local


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July 10, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce.

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Housing affordability crisis


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July 6, 2023

Housing affordability has become a pressing issue impacting communities of all sizes across Ontario. High housing costs are limiting the buying power of households, impacting businesses’ ability to attract and retain talent, and exacerbating homelessness rates throughout the province.

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Make a splash at Bellevue Park


Splish, splash. The Bellevue Park Splash Pad has opened for the summer season. Standard hours of operation are daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Richards Landing marina project


This is was what can be called a grand re-opening. That is, Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, recently joined Jody Wildman, mayor of Township of St. Joseph, and other local dignitaries to celebrate the completion of the Richards Landing Marina Waterfront Rehabilitation Project.

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Falco Bags in the Station Mall


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July 2, 2023

Just last month, Bernad Raj, an entrepreneur originally from Montreal, decided to open a third business in the Station Mall after noticing a need for a  specialty bag and luggage store which goes by the name of Falco bags.  

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World curling is coming here


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June 27, 2023

Several of the top men’s curling rinks in the world will be competing for a guaranteed prize purse of $80,000 over the course of the upcoming Soo Curlers Club Fall Classic. The World Curling Tour event is slated to be held in Sault Ste. Marie in October of this year.

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Notes from Algoma U AGM


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June 24, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Algoma University relative to its recent annual general meeting.

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Algoma U 2023 convocation


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June 11, 2023

Algoma University community came together In a beautiful Convocation ceremony held at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion, celebrating the academic achievements of Algoma’s graduating students in Sault Ste. Marie. Guests were welcomed by the Medicine Bear Singers, who sang a traditional Ojibwe welcome song. Graduates were led in procession by the 49th Field Regiment Pipers. Special awards also recognized several individuals for outstanding contributions to the University and community.  

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50 years of CASS


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June 7, 2023

Now having been planning for over a year, the organizing committee for the Central Algoma Secondary School (CASS) 50th Anniversary Reunion looks forward to the culminating weekend of events scheduled for June 30, and July 1 and 2.

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Crime Stoppers Fundraiser


Crime Stoppers of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District is serving up All-You-Can-Eat Wings, Pizza, and Fries, featuring tasty food from Centre Ice Bar and Grill at Soo Pee Wee Arena.

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Broers and Mane Street


Sault Business Matters has received the following post relative to Broers Jansen and Mane Street Cafe teaming up to keep their respective downtown patio bars open on Sundays throughout the summer.

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Downtown revitalization plan


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June 1, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to a public information session regarding the Sault’s downtown revitalization plan.

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Old Steeler of NFC Fame


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May 30, 2023

Better late than never. Brad Jourdin, who was a star wide receiver for the Sault Steelers during their debut championship season of 1972, will finally be inducted into the Northern Football Conference Hall of Fame.

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Grocer 4 Good Gala


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May 29, 2023

Grocer 4 Good will be holding its second annual fundraiser “Come as You Are” gala on June 10 at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.

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Tony’s Walk For Change


Sault Ste. Marie’s Soup Kitchen Community Centre will be holding the first Tony Martin ‘Walk for Change Walk-a-Thon’ on Sunday, June 4.

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Sault’s Longest Garage Sale


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May 26, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following press release from the Downtown Association relative to the ‘Longest Garage Sale’ event which will be held on Saturday. An edited version of the media release appears below.

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Federal funds for Rankin Arena


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May 25, 2023

Terry Sheehan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, and Dean Sayers, Chief of Batchewana First Nation, have announced a federal investment of $2,994,244 to modernize the Rankin Arena in Batchewana First Nation.

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Windsor Hotel memory bank


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May 24, 2023

Located in the Sault’s downtown, it just recently re-opened as the Windsor Place Retirement Residence. Owner Feroze Virani took over the iconic Windsor Park Hotel during Covid and over the past few years, has restored the downtown jewel into what is hoped will be a return to prominence.

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Mayor for a day contest


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May 23, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the office of Mayor Matthew Shoemaker.

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Walk for cystic fibrosis


This year’s ‘Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History’ is slated take place on Sunday, May 28. Registration opens at 10 a.m. at the Jo Forman Track at the John Rhodes Community Centre.

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St. Luke’s coronation tea


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May 20, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release relative to an upcoming coronation afternoon tea and St. Luke’s Cathedral.

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Paint night at the Legion


Branch 25 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a paint night on Wednesday, May 24, at the Marconi Cultural Event Centre, 450 Albert St., which is the Legion’s temporary quarters.

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Bushplane challenge


Walk at the Bushplane Heritage Centre on Tuesdays, from 1 to 4 p.m., free for those aged 55 ands over. No registration is required; visitors can arrive anytime between 1 and 4 and walk around the museum.

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Support for local contractor


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May 12, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from the office of Sault member of provincial parliament Ross Romano relative to Ontario government funding for Meakin Contracting.

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Helping Hands free barbecue


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May 9, 2023

Sault Ste. Marie’s Helping Hands, which is a grass roots organization dedicated to helping out anyone in need, was founded by Wendy Gutcher. And Helping Hands is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this Saturday, May 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a free BBQ party that is generously sponsored by M & M Food Market.

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Algoma U. budget details


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May 7, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Algoma University relative to its 2023-2024 budget.

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Fringe North Ferry Tale


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May 4, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following media release from Fringe North relative to the world premiere of Ferry Tale.

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Paint Night at the Museum


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May 3, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following press release relative to an upcoming Paint Night at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum that is slated for later this month.

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Every breakfast counts


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May 2, 2023

The Every Breakfast Counts committee of Sault Ste. Marie is seeking donations to support future operations ahead of the start of 2023 summer programming.

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Exhibition at the Art Hub


Algoma Art Society, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary, is putting on a ‘Spring Art Exhibition and Sale’ at the Art Hub in the Sault’s downtown.

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One year for Lil’s Asian Cuisine


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April 27, 2023

Happy anniversary! On April 20, 2022, Lil’s Asian Cuisine opened its doors at 112 March Street and the reception Lil and her friendly team have experienced from the local community is something she and her partner Garry are very, very grateful for — and they have found it truly heartwarming.

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Minelli’s at the Marconi


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April 26, 2023

We have some exciting news to relay from our friends at the Marconi Cultural Event Centre. That is, the Marconi has confirmed that long-time Sault favourite Minelli’s has indeed joined the Marconi team.

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City bus advertising


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April 24, 2023

NTAAA continues to serve the community of Sault Ste Marie with affordable outdoor advertising on City of Sault Ste Marie buses.

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Uncle Gino’s is downtown


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April 18, 2023

There is a new pizza place in the Sault’s downtown. As Sault Business Matters was first to report, Uncle Gino’s Pizzeria has taken over the old East St. Pizza location and will be open for takeout five days a week, from Tuesday through Saturday.

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NOLHA seeks vice chairperson


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April 17, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sault Business Matters has received the following message from the Northern Ontario Latin-Hispanic Association. See below for details.

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Grocery rebate proposed


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April 13, 2023

Sault Ste. Marie member of parliament Terry Sheehan and the federal government’s Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair were at City Meat Market in the Sault’s downtown today relative to a grocery rebate that has been proposed by the governing Liberals as part of the 2023 budget. 

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New from Tamar’s


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April 12, 2023

We have some exciting news from our friends at Tamar’s Trends, which is located in the Sault’s downtown. Tamar is always looking for innovative ways to up her game when it comes to providing the best customer service and having some fun!

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60 cent wings at Reggie’s!


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April 8, 2023

This just might be the best wing special in Sault Ste. Marie. And it is happening at Reggie’s Place Tavern in the Sault’s downtown.

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Downtown bar hop tonight


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April 6, 2023

A number of downtown watering holes have teamed up for a pre-Easter bar hop tonight. See below for full details.

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