Win This Space winners announced

The Observer, May 17, 2019 A group of four women behind Lovewell Birth Collective and Wellness Shop have won new storefront space for a year. The business run by doulas was crowned the victor of the Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation’s (SLBDC) third annual Win This Space contest Thursday. There were five other finalists, all of … Read More

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Historic building set for facelift with brewery and restaurant

By Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 22, 2019 A large historic downtown building is being converted into a new craft brewery, bar and restaurant set to open in early summer. The River Run Brew Co. is taking shape in the refurbished basement of 146 and 148 Christina St. That’s the 12,000-square-foot building outside the … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership accepting applications for Board opening

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is looking for one candidate to fill a volunteer position on its Board of Directors. SLEP is seeking applicants whose background demonstrates leadership and/or experience in the agricultural sector. The term of office is three years. All applications will be considered; however, preference may be given to qualified applicants whose … Read More

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New Sarnia restaurant to honour first responders

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 18, 2019 One of downtown’s most beautifully restored historic buildings is opening this week as The Blue Line Pub & Lounge. It will be a new sports bar, welcoming the public and honouring first responders with discounts and a display of emergency professionals’ hats and shoulder patches. Owner … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton restaurant scene booming

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 2, 2019 The local restaurant industry is experiencing a flurry of moves and expansions this spring. Just a year ago Burger Rebellion began serving upscale pub fare at the Refined Fool brewery on London Road. Now, says owner Chris Lewis, those burgers will soon be available at two … Read More

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Provincial government announces funding for local transit

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, March 26, 2019 Sarnia Transit could soon seriously consider a new bus terminal or a new route thanks to more than $27 million in newly promised shared government funding announced Tuesday. The funding, through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, is meant to offset infrastructure costs for local transit services, … Read More

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Vacant building to be re-purposed as medical facility

Josh Boyce – Blackburn News Sarnia, March 27, 2019 New life is being breathed into a building that was once a popular Sarnia bar. Work is underway to transform the former Woody’s Beach Bar at 494 Christina Street North into a five unit medical office. Maaten Construction is undertaking the work after Sarnia Medical Group … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership welcomes Imtex Membranes to the region

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is pleased to announce to the Sarnia-Lambton community that Imtex Membranes Corp. will be constructing a scaled demonstration site located within the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster. The initial announcement was made on Friday, Feb. 1 at Imtex’s Mississauga headquarters, where Canada’s Federal Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, Navdeep … Read More

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Task force looking for feedback on Sarnia’s future

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 25, 2019 Sarnia and Lambton County residents are needed to help build a plan for the future of the community, one focused on three core tenants: economy, culture, and society. It might sound vague, but brainstorming work by the Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce has helped Sarnia-Lambton become a mainstay on Intelligent Community … Read More

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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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