Author Archives: Ernest Skinner

Downtown SSM Is Drowning Faster Than the Underpass

I am an avid social butterfly and I enjoy the vibe of taking in a cup of java at my favorite downtown haunt. I enjoy chatting with the employees and regulars and just inhaling the energy………but it’s hard to do that these days for obvious reasons. Pun is intended and insinuated. Now, as we slowly come out of hibernation, I ...

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Ring Of Fire and SSM Plant Still A Go With No Delays As Per C19

If you were wondering ; the Ring of Fire and Sault Ste. Marie’s chosen location regarding the proposed ferrochrome plant have not been blindsided by the Pandemic. (Although), it’s been a difficult time for sure (as) most of the work we do is with governments and First Nations, and for the last few months governments have been focusing on other ...

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The Pursuit Of Happiness w/ Hollywood Mogul Harry Shearer

No, the title has nothing to do with life and pursing the American dream or anything like that. It was actually the unexpected answer I received when I asked Hollywood actor/writer/radio host/comedian etc Harry Shearer recently. I mean I love their hit song, I’m An Adult Now and remember the cool video that accompanied it via Erica Ehm and Much ...

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Joey Landreth Figures Bryan Adams Is Going 2 B Big Someday

…and that day just happens to be 2day 🤣. Of course, it is the other way around, but how else could I insert my witty Seinfeld meme. Anyway, according to Joey, as I inquired if he was on a personal relationship with Bryan, he responded no, not all… he actually reached out to me on Instagram and said ‘Hey, I like ...

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OHL Better Be Looking Into a TV Deal

Listen folks, the announcement yesterday of plans to resume junior hockey on Dec 1 is not really anything to be cheering and clapping about. I am not sure if we are even allowed to clap these days….singing and dancing are a no no because of George Orwell’s C19–84….well…blah blah blah….you know what I mean. Anywhoo, as much as I long ...

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Bill Leverty says the Devil from the U.P. is a Remarkably Talented Guy

Yes, the devil does play guitar and of course the violin ; contrary to local legend, he does not always call Georgia his home. Nashville, Hell, and even tiny little Sault Ste. Marie Michigan have been locations that he has worked his sinister craft. Of course I am not being literal, but the devil comes out when Jason Mapes plays ...

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It’s Such a Fine Line Between Stupid, and uh, Clever…

Yeah, it turns out that Rik Emmett is a big fan of the legendary rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. We will get back to this later. Before reading any further, Rik says click here   We are gathered here today to pay homage to one of the greatest guitar players not only in Canada, but in the entire world. On ...

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SSM – Storey Home Furniture

Website 274 North St, Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 1M6 (705) 942-2803 E-mail: [email protected] As the cold, dark and wet northern days and nights approach, we would rather you be safe and off of the 17. Inquire with Sam about his Free Delivery program.  Every day is a $ale day at Storey’s as we give you the very best product at ...

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SSM – Void Vinyl

482 Queen Street East Sault Sainte Marie, ON (705) 971-6931 and ask for Nathan Wednesday 2 Saturday (noon to 6 pm) Baby it’s getting cold outside, so you need to stop into the most modern, intimate, bohemian and hottest coffee shop on the strip. Nathan is the new kid on the block and he offers a very cool and stylish ...

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Masking Tape Will Keep This Ship Afloat

Good day Greyhound fans. Indeed it is, as I feel more and more confident that the Boys of Winter will be taking to the ice and start the regular season campaign early this fall. With the C19 situation trudging along in Stage 3 and the world opening up its’ retail and public establishments, it will not be long before the ...

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It’s A Huge Guessing Game… So Let’s Assume Everyone Is Sick

Basically these are my thoughts on the situation we find ourselves in today. Many wear face masks to get groceries, to buy camping supplies, to chat with friends in the garage or boardwalk, and some wear them every time they are within visual of another human being. Headlines after headlines, virologists after virologists, experts after experts, around the clock every ...

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