Discoveries That Matter launch event and digital marketing seminar set for November 22

The Discoveries That Matter committee invites Lambton County entrepreneurs, businesses, and community stakeholders to celebrate the re-launch of www.discoveriesthatmatter.ca this Thursday, Nov. 22. Following a complete redesign and update, www.discoveriesthatmatter.ca will be presented in conjunction with a digital marketing seminar this Thursday. The updated website will act as a gateway to the cultural and economic … Read More

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Lambton College named number 1 research college in Canada

SARNIA, November 1, 2018 – Lambton College has secured its position as the national leader in applied research. According to Research Infosource Inc., which released its annual list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges earlier today, Lambton College is now ranked as the #1 research college in Canada based on research income. The national findings … Read More

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Brewery planned for Petrolia

Oct. 27, 2018 – Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer What do you get a town that already has just about everything? How about a microbrewery? That’s what Petrolia residents Brent Gauthier and Carolyn Laton have planned. Gauthier, a long-time home brewer, and Laton, a business owner, are at work establishing the Black Gold Brewery in … Read More

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Go Girls ENG event a success

Oct. 21, 2018 – Tyler Kula, The Sarnia Observer Male or female, anyone can be an engineer. That was the message at the Western University Research Park Saturday as Sarnia’s second annual Go Eng Girl event, via the Ontario Network for Women in Engineering, was on to help school Grade 7-10 girls in what it … Read More

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Filming begins at historical site in Petrolia

Oct. 18, 2018 – The Petrolia Lambton Independent A film crew from the US is using a Petrolia landmark for a highly-anticipated film. CBS Studio’s and Entertainment One are financing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.  Guillermo del Toro of the Oscar winning The Shape of Water is producing and co-writer, and André Øvredal of … Read More

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New women’s collective empowering artisans through sales

Oct. 16, 2018 – Troy Shantz, The Sarnia Journal There’s a new gang in town, but there’s no cause for alarm. “We’re a happy, supportive gang,” said Ciara Redman, one of the four founders of Your Local Girl Gang. “It’s kind of a fun play on what a gang is.” Girl Gang is a collective … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton area businesses honoured

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala at the Imperial Theatre. Below is a full list of winners and nominees. Agri-business sponsored by Cargill Ltd High Park Company Hog Wild Farms Penta TMR Podolinsky Equipment Ltd. (winner) Sipkens Nurseries Business of the Year sponsored by Scotiabank Dragonfly … Read More

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Enactus Lambton crowned world champions

October 12, 2018 – Lambton College After six years, 25 trips to Zambia, 395 students, thousands of kilometres, hundreds of presentations, and hours of hard work and dedication, Enactus Lambton is number one. Lambton Team Canada. The best in the world. This innovative student group, which formed in early 2012, is celebrating victory after being … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton beverage trail launched

Oct. 11, 2018 – Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer Thursday, Tourism Sarnia-Lambton launched a new region-wide initiative rooted in drink and local businesses. Cheers to the Coast is a distinctly local take on similar local beverage-rooted ventures in places like the Niagara Peninsula, where all-day wine-tasting trips are among the region’s top selling points. The hope is … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership recognized

Oct. 10, 2018 – Tyler Kula, The Sarnia Observer A Sarnia-Lambton group has been recognized for the fifth time by economic development magazine Site Selection. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) was recently named to the magazine’s 2018 top-10 list for Canadian economic development groups, joining organizations from larger cities like Montreal, Mississauga, London and Vancouver. … Read More

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