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Canada Expanding Two Border Crossing Facilities
The Canadian government is planning a multi-million dollar upgrade for the Aldergrove border crossing, which includes an expansion with a dedicated Nexus lane to speed up border crossings.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Council, chamber may meet to discuss differences
While some city councillors and senior staff have said they are upset with statements made in a Sault Ste.
$2.2-million investment nets $48-million return on ACR, says report
Accounting firm BDO Canada says that the federal government's $2.2-million investment, in the form of a subsidy to CN Rail to continue the ACR passenger service between Sault Ste.
Weather could be worse with 17 inches snow burying Western U.P.
While we have some rain showers and bit of lighter snow across the Eastern U.P., the western reaches of our state were nailed by one of the biggest snows of the entire winter season! Silver City located near Lake Superior in Ontonagon County in the U.P. was buried under 17" of snow Wednesday into Thursday.
Wind farm appeal turned down
An appeal board has dismissed a Heyden man's attempt to stop a 25-MegaWatt wind farm project north of Sault Ste.
Second arrest made in Chippewa County child porn case
Eric Lloyd Baldwin, 29, was arrested on 15 felony counts of using a computer to commit a crime and possession of child sexually abusive material.
Spring flooding, heavy rain and record cold
Spring flooding , heavy rain and record cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Texting to 9-1-1? We're working on it, says city police
In January 2013, the Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission announced enhancements to 9-1-1 to enable deaf, hard of hearing and/or speech impaired members of the community to communicate with 9-1-1 centres via text messaging.
Northern Ontario Business
Sault microbrewery offering alternative to mainstream
Vaughn Alexander and Graham Atkinson are the proprietors of Northern Ontario's newest microbrewery, OutSpoken Brewing.
Water main break results in more brown water
Marie are advised that due to a water main break on Denwood Drive, discoloured water in the east end has been reported as a result of this incident.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Budget a good first step but subsidy still worrying, says chamber
The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is pleased that its voice was heard during the 2014 city budget deliberations.
David talks about four-laning Highway 17
On Monday, David Orazietti MPP and the Ontario government announced the "Moving Ontario Forward" plan which will create a $29 billion fund for roads, bridges and highways throughout the province.
Hospital foundation sweetens the pot
This year being the 25th Anniversary, it is time to give back to those that have given to us for 24 years.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
More Funding for Northern Ontario Border Crossing
Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt announced additional funding for the redevelopment of the Canadian plaza after a tour of the Sault Ste.
Bridgeville mine manager lost in Titanic disaster 102 years ago
When a local mine manager booked passage 1912 to return to North America aboard the largest ship in the world, little did he know he would never complete the journey home.
Total Lunar Eclipse Weather: Forecast Bleak for Eastern US, Promising Elsewhere
For most U.S. states east of the Mississippi River, tonight's total lunar eclipse will likely turn out to be a total bust, while in contrast, much of the central and western United States will likely get a fine view of the "blood moon" in all its brilliance.
Hail and tornadoes and cold air
Hail and tornadoes and cold air top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
City to finalize 2014 budget
City Council will have a larger than expected surplus to work with as they discuss and debate the city's 2014 budget Monday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Minimum wage: How an employee feels
The bill, if passed, would tie future annual minimum wage increases to Ontario's Consumer Price Index, in an effort to make sure the province's minimum wage keeps up with the cost of living for individuals and families at a predictable, manageable rate for employers.