Sault Ste Marie Economic Development Corporation


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Our Story

Situated at the heart of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste Marie's strategic location at the junction of TransCanada Highway 17 and United States Interstate 75 make it an ideal venue for any form of business. Because Sault Ste. Marie, ON retains a reciprocal relationship with, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, international commerce is effortless, with many firms taking advantage of our uncongested border and state of the art trade routes.

Aside from the constructed assets, Sault Ste Marie is blessed with a natural environment conducive to successful business. Coupled with the city's geographical benefits and beautiful landscape, Sault Ste Marie possesses a capable and willing labor force that can efficiently assimilate into any working environment. As steel and forestry have been the basis of the city's development for decades, Sault Ste. Marie already possesses an industrial infrastructure capable of handling most forms of enterprise.

Apart from business, Sault Ste Marie boasts a wealth of cultural opportunities along with being recognized as a four season recreational destination. Fine dining, shopping and attractions are abundant and equal to those of a much larger metropolitan area. Sault Ste Marie offers something for every lifestyle. The mandate of the Sault Ste Marie Economic Development Corporation (SSMEDC) is to forge a strong bond with business. A technologically advanced industrial city placed in a strategic location along the shore's of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste Marie is the ideal locale to live, work and play