Warwick Township laying foundation for small town development

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, June 20, 2019 WATFORD – A London homebuilder is looking along Highway 402 for its latest project: a ready-to-go, 11-home subdivision in this tiny Lambton County town that’s been developed in a back-to-front process that may become a blueprint for other rural communities. That was half the reason Frank … Read More

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LCY Biosciences to host job fair

Josh Boyce – Blackburn News Sarnia, June 20, 2019 LCY Biosciences has a job fair planned this month with production set to restart at the former BioAmber plant this fall. The company wants to hire 35 employees, including plant operators, maintenance staff, lab and administrative positions. Plant Manager Trevor MacLeod said they’ll focus on succinic … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton’s Top 7 Intelligent Community status positions region for growth

Dave Dentinger – Blackburn News Sarnia, June 14, 2019 Sarnia-Lambton didn’t win the big prize, but local officials say their Top7 standing at the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) will advance economic development. The 2019 Intelligent Community of the Year was announced in New York City Thursday with Taoyuan, Taiwan taking top honours. Delegates from Sarnia-Lambton … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership hosting 2019 Annual General Meeting

< !doctype html> *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will host its Annual General Meeting at the Sarnia Riding Club on Tuesday, June 18. Including a yearly update from organization Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Thompson, the Economic Partnership’s Annual General Meeting will also feature keynote addresses from Jenn Maclean, Director of Collaboration with Next Generation … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership announces Annual General Meeting

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will host its Annual General Meeting at the Sarnia Riding Club on Tuesday, June 18. Including a yearly update from organization Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Thompson, the Economic Partnership’s Annual General Meeting will also feature keynote addresses from Jenn Maclean, Director of Collaboration with Next Generation Manufacturing (NGen) Canada, and Karlis … Read More

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New development green-lit for Petrolia

By Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, May 28, 2019 Petrolia will soon be home to the first McDonald’s in rural Lambton County after the town’s council approved a plan to develop a corner at one of the region’s busiest intersections. Construction is expected to begin before the end of the year on the new … Read More

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More than $60 million to be invested in regional broadband

By Dave Dentinger – Blackburn News Sarnia, May 24, 2019 Ontario’s Infrastructure Minister was in Lambton Shores Friday to reiterate his government’s commitment to expanding broadband internet into the southwest. Monte McNaughton echoed announcements made in Norfolk County and Wellington County this week that the Doug Ford Conservatives are providing up to $63.7 million to … Read More

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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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Lambton College celebrates new health and research building

By Tyler Kula – The Sarnia Observer, May 15, 2019 It was a party at Lambton College Wednesday as the Sarnia school celebrated the culmination of 10 years working towards a new health and research centre. The $30-million, 5,574-square-metre (60,000-square-foot) facility name-sponsored by Nova Chemicals was officially opened amid a shower of confetti. Lambton president … 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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