A new twin-pad arena was only one item on Sault Ste. Marie’s building permit list for 2021. Others included a big addition to a local long-term care facility and a $15-million Pino’s grocery store complex. City-data for the first 11 months of 2021 show 1,265 permits issued with a value of $193.3 million. That compares to 1,557 permits valued at $99.6 million for the pre-pandemic year 2019.