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Unemployment rate down after country adds 54,000 jobs in September, StatCan says

OTTAWA — The national statistics office says Canada's unemployment rate nudged down to 5.5 per cent in September as the economy added 54,000 net...
St. Joseph Island Maple Syrup Festival

College researchers help Northern Ontario maple syrup producers tap into science to solve sticky...

Buddy is no friend to Northern Ontario maple syrup producers. In fact, the unpleasant flavour — characterized by its burnt Tootsie Roll taste and...
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Stranded Balloonists Rescued by Victor Mine

De Beers Group remote mine site responds to emergency call to aid downed balloonists 100 km west of mine Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2019...

Canada’s main stock index edges up as U.S. counterparts surge higher

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up marginally as U.S. markets saw bigger gains. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 69.67 points at 16,492...

Personal use of work smartphone may become more of a tax headache for employers

TORONTO — The use of a company-supplied smartphone, laptop or other electronic device is commonplace these days, and employers know full well that employees will use them both...

Business Beyond Borders Bring Professionals Together From Both Sides of the River

The international business conference, “Business Beyond Borders,” will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Kewadin Casino of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan from...

TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks

TORONTO — A cybersecurity breach at TransUnion has underscored the rising threat of third-party attacks and the difficulty of preventing them. The credit monitoring agency...
Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce All-Candidates Breakfast 2019.FI

Video: Chamber of Commerce Hosts All-Candidate Breakfast

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidates breakfast at the Quattro Hotel on Thursday morning. Candidates from each party answered questions regarding...

Toronto Syrian restaurant shuts down citing hate messages and death threats

TORONTO — Owners of a popular Toronto Syrian restaurant run by recent arrivals to Canada say they've had to close after staff began fielding...
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New St. Joseph’s Island Business to Host Job Fair, October 15th

A new business on St. Joseph Island will be hosting a job fair in cooperation with Sault College Employment Solutions on Tuesday, October 15th....

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