Our Unique Advantage

 

Partners

"The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation have a long-standing partnership that has been very productive. We're both looking out for local business and working to build a better future for our community."
  - Rob Reid, Past-President, Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce

"Economic development is a voyage that leads to a brighter destiny, and like all voyages, the ships needs to be sailing in the same direction. Sault Ste. Marie has a destiny, the ships are in full sail and the SSMEDC, along with all of its partners, is piloting economic diversification and a brighter future for our community, region, and Northern Ontario.  
  - Bruce Strapp, Executive Director, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

"The Community Services Department has had - and continues to have - a very productive relationship with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie and the SSMEDC. Together, we've secured a number of high-profiled events for our community, including the 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, 2012 CARHA Hockey World Cup and  2014 Grand Slam of Curling. We look forward to working together again on attracting more major events in the future."
    - Nick Apostle, (former) Commissioner of the Community Services Department for the City of Sault Ste. Marie

"The assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation team with the community assessment visits has definitely enhanced our ability to recruit the visiting physicians."
  - Mary Jane Yorke, (former) Manager, Physician Recruitment and Retention Program

"The teams at the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation work closely together to serve business needs and advance projects that help diversify the local economy and ensure a bright future for the community."
  - Tom Vair, Executive Director (former), Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre