Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Hires New CEO

Monday, June 26, 2017 Sarnia-Lambton, ON – The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) has hired its new Chief Executive Officer. Stephen Thompson has been hired to replace George Mallay, who will be retiring at the end of the month. Thompson, who assumes his new role late this summer pending the conclusion of his current contractual obligations, … Read More

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List of bio-chemical companies coming to Sarnia grows again

June 21, 2017 – Paul Morden, The Observer – A British Columbia company is planning to manufacture a low-calorie food sweetener along with bio-chemicals at a $20-million demonstration plant to be built in Sarnia. The exact site for the S2G BioChem plant is still to be determined, said Sandy Marshall, executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation … Read More

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Sarnia to play role in developing sustainable, renewable plastic

June 16, 2017 – Paul Morden, The Observer – Origin Materials, a California bio-chemical company expected to build a commercial-scale demonstration plant in Sarnia, has well-known partners in the bottled water business eager to develop 100-per-cent bio-based plastic containers. Danone and Nestle Waters announced earlier this year they had formed the NaturALL Bottle Alliance with … Read More

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada Invests in bio-based feedstock company Origin Materials

SARNIA, Ontario- June 14 2017- Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is pleased to announce that it has made a COMM SCI investment in Origin Materials, Sacramento, California, through BIC’s Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (SCA) investment fund, as part of an investment round that will see Origin construct its first commercial scale demonstration facility in Sarnia by late … Read More

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Board of Directors Recuitment

  The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP), is searching for a person to fill one vacant position on its Board of Directors, representing the Business Community at large.  The term of office is three years.  This is a new vacancy created by the recent retirement of a sitting member. All applications will be considered, however there … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership leader set to retire

June 12, 2017 – Paul Morden, The Observer – George Mallay is just weeks from retirement but he hasn’t stopped thinking about new ways to attract jobs to Sarnia-Lambton. Mallay on Monday made his final visit to Sarnia city council as general manager of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) to provide an update on efforts … Read More

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South Western International Film Festival to be held Nov. 2-5

May 31, 2017 – Melissa Schilz, Postmedia Network – The South Western International Film Festival is returning to Sarnia later this year for its third year, bringing films from across the globe and offering a sneak peek into how other parts of the world live. Executive director Ravi Srinivasan said Wednesday organizers hope to enlighten … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Considered ‘Blue Flag Hot Spot’

May 17, 2017 – Melanie Irwin, Blackburn News – Sarnia-Lambton is now being considered a “Blue Flag Hot Spot” in Canada. Four local attractions are among a record 27 beaches and eight marinas across Canada that will be flying the prestigious Blue Flag this summer. Environmental Defense Program Manager Brett Tryon says Grand Bend Beach, … Read More

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