From left to right: Ontario Health Coalition Executive Director Natalie Mehra, OPSEU Regional Vice-President Jeff Arbus, Dr. Jan Clarke from Algoma University, UNIFOR Local 1359 Vice-President Steve Olson and President Lori Lessard-Brown look on as Glenda Hubley from Ontario Nurses Association Local 46 answers a question from an audience member at the podium during Wednesday’s Town Hall meeting regarding announced service and staff cuts to the Sault Area Hospital. Former Sault Ste. Marie Health Coalition Co-Chair Folgo DellaVedova (far right) served as forum moderator.
As a result of continued discussions with Algoma Public Health, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) has advised that Johnson-Tarbutt Central Public School and Central Algoma Secondary School (CASS) will be closed on Thursday, February 26. Parents/guardians are asked to find alternative arrangements for their children and school staff will be reporting to alternate ADSB work sites. Busses will be cancelled to both Johnson-Tarbutt and CASS.
Ian McMillan of Tourism Sault Ste. Marie (pictured) stands beside the Lucky Loonie involving Team Jacobs and their 2014 Olympic Gold Medal win after his presentation to City Council on Monday night.
A request to support a bid for Sault Ste. Marie to host the 2017 Brier got City Council’s approval on Monday night. Ian McMillan of Tourism Sault Ste. Marie talked about why the city should host the men’s national curling championship again — emphasizing the success of the Sault hosting the 1990 Brier. Given the short timeline between now and a formal bid to be submitted in May, McMillan is confident all levels of government will come through with financial support towards this endeavour…