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Sault Ste. Marie

Discover the Sault

At the heart of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste. Marie offers all the amenities of a regional urban centre with the breathtaking beauty of Northern Ontario’s Algoma region. Sault Ste. Marie lies on the border with Michigan State, between Lake Superior and Lake Huron on the St. Mary’s River.

The city has a long history in the steel and forestry sectors. While these cornerstones remain solid, Sault Ste. Marie continues to seek out new ventures in diverse opportunities, including bio-industry, energy, manufacturing, transportation, education, health care and information technology.

The Sault’s culturally diverse community offers a variety of sports and recreation, dining and shopping, and a thriving arts community. The municipal immigration portal can help you navigate your way around the city, link you to essential services, and help you make Sault Ste. Marie your home.


Sault Ste. Marie offers quality of life in nature's beautiful setting. It provides a safe, clean and caring community to grow your family.

This is a picture of the Waterfront Boardwalk, Sault Ste. Marie

 Sault Ste. Marie and neighbouring cities:
Proximity to large centres Sudbury North Bay Toronto
Approximate distance 303 km 431 km 683 km
 Population size of Sault Ste. Marie:
Population 74,948 residents
 Major industries in Sault Ste. Marie:
Key industries Bio-industry
Health care
Information technology
 Climate in Sault Ste. Marie:
Average temperatures January July
Years: 1971-2000 -10.5C 17.6C

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Sault Ste. Marie in video

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The municipal immigration portal of Sault Ste. Marie is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of for other municipal immigration portals.