Sarnia-Lambton named as one of the world’s Smart21 Communities for 2017 by the Intelligent Community Forum

Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario – October 21, 2016 The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2017. This select group of communities, which emerged from a group of nearly 400, will now move on and remain in contention for the prestigious designation of an Intelligent Community Top7, to be named in Taipei, Taiwan … Read More

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Ontario Cleantech Alliance Request for Proposal

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is issuing an invitation to submit a proposal for Economic Development Marketing Services for Lead Generation on behalf of the Ontario Cleantech Alliance (OCTA). This project is being managed by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership on behalf of the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance (OCTA). The purpose of the project is to retain a lead generation firm to … Read More

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Summer Student Position – Business Analyst / Entrepreneurship Coach

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is looking for a summer student for a twelve (12) week placement for 2016. The successful candidate will: assist with management of summer student entrepreneurship employment program delivered through the Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton organize group mentoring sessions conduct one-on-one sessions with students on contract agreements complete research and analysis … Read More

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Fanshawe TV Southwestern Ontario Rail Video

This Fanshawe TV Video by Corey Callaghan highlights the need for rail service in Southwestern Ontario communities like St. Thomas and Sarnia.  The video includes an interview with Mayor Mike Bradley on the needs of rail service beyond the GTA. The local Lambton RAIL Advocacy Committee continues to press VIA for added service in the … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership provides input on provincial cap-and-trade strategy

Media Release – Sarnia, Ontario, April 07, 2016 The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is calling on the provincial government to partner with local industry to understand the broader impact of the government’s cap-and-trade strategy on Lambton County’s economy. SLEP is broadly supportive of the government’s goals to reduce carbon emissions but is concerned with the tight … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) Board of Directors Recruitment

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) represents the interests of local government, business, labour, first nations and the community in shaping the economic future of Sarnia-Lambton.  We are seeking up to 3 people to fill vacant positions on our Board of Directors, representing the Business Community at large.  The term of office is three years. The … Read More

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Comet Biorefining Awarded $10.9 Million SDTC Grant For Bio-Based Chemicals Plant

London, Ontario – 7 March 2016 Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) has awarded Comet Biorefining, Inc. a grant of CA$10.9 million for the construction of its first-of-a-kind advanced bio-based chemicals plant.  Located in Sarnia, Ontario, the plant will use proprietary conversion technology to transform corn stover, an agricultural residue, into high-purity dextrose sugar. SDTC supports … Read More

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Summer Company program is open for applications!

Since 2001, the Government of Ontario has been encouraging students to transform their great ideas into a real business by offering non-repayable awards of up to $3,000. Also included is mentoring and hands-on training to turn their vision into reality. Last summer 8 Lambton County students (between the ages of 15 and 29) successfully completed … Read More

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SLWDB – EmployerOne 2016 survey is here!

Employers, your input on hiring trends and training requirements helps to create an accurate picture of Sarnia-Lambton workforce. Join this community effort by completing the EmployerOne survey today. Click to start the survey. This Employment Ontario project is funded by the Ontario government and administered by the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board

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George Mallay presents community update

George Mallay, General Manager of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP), presented a community update on the current state of the overall economy, the local economy as well an update on the activities of SLEP.  See the attached presentation for more details. SLEP Community Update December 17 2015

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