Station Mall - With over 130 stores and services, the Station Mall (named this because of the tour train that arrives there) is one of the largest regional shopping centres in Northern Ontario. You’ll find it next to the scenic boardwalk along the river’s edge on the south side of the city. Take in a movie and then go fishing just steps away all in the same afternoon.
Cambrian Mall – 38 stores within walking distance to Sault College. Has a large and beautiful grocery store (Rome’s) attached to it with a place to eat inexpensively upstairs, as well as a Shopper’s pharmacy, and The Source for electronics. Sport Chek for new work-out gear to work off that study-stress, and a Winners for relatively inexpensive but fashionable new clothes. Canadian Tire will have that hammer and nail you might need to hang the new picture in your room!
Metro Plaza – Value Village, a popular second-hand store in town, is the spot to find a deal at a great price, and where you can drop off those things you thought you wanted to bring from home, but no longer want to keep.Visit Metro for a great selection of food as well as fresh produce. If you’re hungry while shopping, the Golden Dragon has a daily lunch special and dinner buffet that is quite delicious, and reasonably priced.
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie – Queen Street is a one-way street close to the river on the south-end of town that has appealing coffee shops, night clubs, yoga studios, restaurants, art galleries, gyms, stores and a variety of international cuisine. If you’re taking the bus, the terminal has its last stop downtown, so you can always find your way quite easily. Take the Sault College bus to make your way back to campus.
Pine Plaza – The most inexpensive groceries in the area are found at the Food Basics grocery store just south of the College on Pine Street. Within walking distance of main campus, you’ll find many other students as well as those looking to pay less shopping here. If you want to treat yourself to pasta but don’t feel like cooking, walk a couple of stores over to Minelli’s take-out. Their gnocci and pasta sauce are among the best in the Sault.