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The Sault's Italian culture 'something to celebrate', says retired Supreme Court justice

Former MP David Orazietti (left) shakes hands with retired justice Frank Iacobucci immediately prior to a dinner in Orazietti's honour June 20, 2017. Orazietti received...

David Orazietti and Maitland Ford put a scare into hunger (4 photos)

Sault MPP David Orazietti visited Maitland Ford Lincoln early Monday to donate a bag generously stuffed with non-perishable food items as the local vehicle dealership...

David Orazietti reveals his whereabouts for the last two days

HALIFAX - Ministers from across Canada responsible for justice and public safety gathered in Halifax over the last two days to work together and discuss...

Orazietti talks policing and community safety with AMO

WINDSOR - The 2016 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference has come to a close, with over 1,700 participants from municipalities, the Ontario government...

Does City Hall need an integrity commissioner?

Through this action SSMAR volunteers participated with the public input process at the provincial level to the proposed upcoming changes to the act, including the...

Hydro users roast premier at her own barbecue. Amiably, of course (13 photos)

1 / 13 Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Sault MPP David Orazietti held a barbecue and community meet and greet at Bellevue Park Monday evening...

Essar Global brass fly to Sault, mingle with Premier Wynne (5 photos)

Today, Premier Wynne and Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle will enjoy a blissfully media-free morning at Pancake Bay Provincial Park, followed by an afternoon...

$618,006 for six local businesses

SooToday.comThe Ontario government is supporting business development in Sault Ste. Marie by helping local companies expand operations and increase revenues, David ...and more »...

$58000 to upgrade and repair local community agencies

Ontario is investing $58,000 for repairs and renovations at two non-profit agencies as part of its Partner Facility Renewal Program, announced David Orazietti MPP today.

Port of Algoma sets its sail (video)

Other notable attendees at today's ceremony include Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, MPP David Orazietti, Ontario's Minister of Public Safety and Correctional Services and Sault...

Butland blasts slowpoke response to Essar, Tenaris woes

Sault MPP David Orazietti announced in April that the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities was providing $200,000 to kick-start the community adjustment committee. Two...

Area schools get a huge infrastructure boost

Marie MPP David Orazietti and was joined at Korah Collegiate today by Jennifer Sarlo, chair, Algoma District School Board (ADSB); Lucia Reece, director of education,...

Hopping trains, hard work and a bit of the hard stuff (6 photos)

For his birthday Smith received letters and certificates from the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Governor General, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Premiere of...

Two local agencies get $156000 for upgrades and repairs

The provincial government is investing $156,000 for repairs and renovations for eight projects at non-profit agencies in Sault Ste. Marie as part of its Partner...

ARCH thrilled with funding increase (2 photos)

Sault MPP David Orazietti was on hand to announce a funding increase of $150,000 annually for the hospice, located at 229 Fourth Line West. A...

New job for Orazietti (5 photos)

1 / 5 Premier Kathleen Wynne with Sault MPP David Orazietti, his wife Jane, daughter Olivia and son Alexander after Orazietti was sworn in as...

Do you know a senior working to improve the community?

Applications to nominate local seniors for the provincial Senior Achievement Award are available and the deadline for applications of June 15, 2016 is approaching, announced...

Taxes too high? Electricity rates threatening to put you out of business?

"Hopefully we'll be able to meet with the Premier (Kathleen Wynne) and the Deputy Premier (Deb Matthews), we've met with them before and they're good...

No plans to ditch natural gas, MPP says

That statement, from Sault Ste. Marie MPP David Orazietti, was met with applause from the audience at a discussion about the Sault's future with Sault...

Why Ron Common jumped for joy this morning

Ron Common, Sault College president, literally jumped for joy from his seat and applauded Monday morning as Sault MPP David Orazietti formally announced $10.6 million...

Province buys us $41625 worth of culture

Ontario is supporting festivals and events in Sault Ste. Marie that will draw tourists, stimulate the local economy and create jobs, announced David Orazietti MPP...

More cash for airplane maintenance company (3 photos)

Marie Airport Development Corporation (SSMADC) will be receiving $1.8 million in provincial government funding, Sault MPP David Orazietti announced at the Sault airport Wednesday. JD...

Orazietti explains what happened at Queen's Park

Documents which caused a stir for Sault MPP David Orazietti at Queen's Park Monday were actually unfinished, draft copies sent in error to the Progressive...

Sorry. This is all we can do. Sault has no more road-fixing cash

With Sault MPP David Orazietti and Mayor Christian Provenzano grinning proudly at his side, Del Duca committed $15 million a year to the provincial Connecting...

PTSD in first responders assumed to be work-related

Today, the Ontario government passed legislation that will create a presumption that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosed in first responders is work-related, announced David Orazietti,...

Free tuition promises to create a more educated Sault workforce: Orazietti

Sault MP Terry Sheehan and MPP David Orazietti discussed their governments' efforts to make post-secondary education more affordable — and free for students of families...

$101000 to support local youth mental health services

This funding is part of a province-wide investment of $6 million to hire approximately 80 new workers to help approximately 4,000 more children, youth and...

Hey, Terry. David commends you for 'being a strong advocate for the steel industry'

The Canadian Government is taking steps to improve Canada's ability to effectively remedy dumped and subsidized imports, including through specific legislative amendments, as part of...

Budget contains a strategy for steel, Sheehan says

Sheehan said he has met with Sault Mayor Christian Provenzano, Sault MPP David Orazietti as well as other leaders and stakeholders regarding the Sault's infrastructure...

Dire steel plant outlook, professor tells TV panel

David Orazietti, Sault MPP, who appeared with Lee as a member of a panel on Monday's broadcast, brushed aside Lee's projection while on air. "Our...

Mayor asks for meeting with Premier Wynne

As the mayor of the community, I thought it was important that I voice my support for Minister Orazietti's efforts and reiterate the importance of...

Council aiming to 'significantly increase' your taxes, says David O.

... provide strong support to the city through the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF), uploading the costs of various services to the province, as well...

Cap-and-trade won't hurt Essar, MPP says

"There's absolutely no impact to cap-and-trade related to Essar Steel for four years," Sault MPP David Orazietti told Friday. Essar Steel Algoma has an...

David O. hangs out with nurses

QUEEN'S PARK – Earlier today, David Orazietti MPP met with local community nurses and stakeholders at the 16th annual Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)...

New development in ongoing human-bear conflict

Ontario is expanding the spring bear hunt through 2020 to address concerns voiced by northern communities about human-bear conflicts and support economic growth and tourism...

Terry asks local leaders for wish list

Sheehan said he has had a recent roundtable discussion in his Sault constituency office with Sault MPP David Orazietti and Sault Mayor Christian Provenzano regarding...

David O. says your argument is invalid, whoever you are

... sat on their hands for years and made matters worse with political appointments to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), who are unable to...

David O-no-you-didn't, say local Conservatives

Local Conservatives are lashing out at Sault MPP David Orazietti for comments he made at a meeting with local steel industry stakeholders last week. In...

Steel plant gets a break on pollution limits: Report

The eight companies with exemptions, including the Sault's steel plant, are still expected to work to cut down their pollution during the exemption period with...

Orazietti gathers reporters into cramped room

MPP David Orazietti summoned the local media to his office this afternoon to let the community know he is urging the federal government to get...

New school, new identity (16 photos)

Marie MPP, David Orazietti were unable to attend. Orazietti did send greetings. “As a former teacher who began working at CASS, I know how important...

Hey folks! The government wants to talk to us about our pollinators

It is important to recognize that we all have a role to play in protecting pollinator populations in this province," said Jeff Leal, Minister of...

OLG hands $357669 in casino winnings to the city

“Revenues generated from OLG gaming sites allow host municipalities to invest in local priorities such as building infrastructure and providing support to local community organizations,”...

David welcomes local seniors to Active Living Fair

The Ontario Government is continuing to help seniors become more engaged in their communities, including through today's Active Living Fair in Sault Ste. Marie, announced...

Candidates meet, greet. Do a lot of talking about Susan Myers

"Over the past 15 years, council has raised taxes by 31.84 percent…our MPP David Orazietti has conceded that the city receives provincial funding five times...

Local officials agree: We need to take better care of the dying

Sault MPP David Orazietti, in December 2014, announced $487,000 in funding for a Palliative Care Shared Care Team to ensure more terminally ill patients can...

John from the Sault takes his remarkable skill set to the LHIN

“The diverse skill set that John brings to the North East LHIN board will be of great benefit as we take steps towards strengthening our...

Sault kids are going to be $525000 healthier

David Orazietti MPP is pleased to announce that Sault Ste. Marie has been chosen as one of 45 communities across Ontario to participate in the...

Sault kids are going to be $525000 healthier

Marie being selected to participate in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge is great news for families in our community,” said Orazietti. “The commitment and collaboration...

City puts all eggs in one basket for funding application

(PHOTO: MPP David Orazietti speaks April 20, 2015 during a press conference announcing a new Connecting Links program as Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development...