Local company purchasing land at Sarnia Business and Research Park

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, July 15, 2019 An international toy company based in Point Edward is purchasing five acres (two hectares) of land in the Sarnia Business and Research Park along Modeland Road. City council approved the land sale for $50,000 per acre to Creative Education of Canada on July 8. The company … Read More

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Enbridge announces multimillion dollar project

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, July 11, 2019 Enbridge Gas has revealed multi-million dollar investment plans for Lambton County. Local operations manager Darryl Arnold said they’re planning to add an industrial pipeline and prepare for future expansion at the Corunna compressor station. “The 2021 Sarnia Industrial Pipeline Reinforcement Project will be a significant investment … Read More

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New high rise condo proposed for downtown Sarnia

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, July 11, 2019 Word is spreading fast about a new high-rise on the drawing board that would rival Kenwick Place as Sarnia’s tallest building. Coldwell Banker Southwest Realty Sales Representative Patrick Coutu is working with the owner of Sarnia Rent-All to develop 135 Water Street. “It’s preliminary at this … Read More

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Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park lab space at capacity

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, July 9, 2019 For the first time in its 16-year history, Western University’s Sarnia-Lambton Research Park is telling startup companies to get in line. In early July, the last of eight classroom-sized lab spaces at the park –  a high-tech research incubator a stone’s throw from the Chemical Valley … Read More

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Business leaders pushing for trade zone designation

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, July 7, 2019 Business leaders in one of Canada’s main points of international trade are pushing for a foreign trade zone designation that could give Sarnia a leg up on attracting businesses and trade by allowing certain tax exemptions on imported and exported goods. The trade zone would turn … Read More

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Tin Fiddler to open in time for weekend

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, July 4, 2019 A local businessman is just days away from realizing a lifelong dream or rejuvenating an historic building for his own restaurant, bar and craft brewery. Realtor Mark Woolsey anticipates the new Tin Fiddler pub will be ready to open its doors Friday, July 5. “I’ve basically … Read More

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Four students participating in 2019 Summer COmpany Program

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is pleased to announce four young entrepreneurs will be taking part in the 2019 Summer Company Program. Operating for the 20th year in Sarnia-Lambton, the joint initiative between the Economic Partnership and the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade will see the four students receive a $1,500 grant to … Read More

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SLEP hears from Imtex Membranes Corp. and NGen Canada at 2019 Annual General Meeting

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership hosted its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 17 with more than 70 people in attendance. Headlined by addresses from Imtex Membranes Corp. President, Karlis Vasarais, and NGen Canada Director of Collaboration, Jenn MacLean, attendees at the Annual General Meeting received an update on the direction of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s … Read More

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