Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership March 2019 Newsletter

    Welcome to Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Newsletter View this email in your browser Imtex Membranes Corp. announces demonstration site plans  Imtex Membranes Corp., a Mississauga-based cleantech company, announced plans to construct a demonstration site at the Bio-Industrial Park Sarnia following a funding injection in late January. READ THE PRESS RELEASE Win This Space application … Read More

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Langtree Controls planning renovation for former Dow Recreation Centre

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, Mar. 21, 2019 Exciting plans are in the works for the former Dow Recreation Centre off Wellington Street, just east of Modeland Road. Sarnia-based engineering firm Langtree Controls has a building permit worth almost $2.4-million under review with the city. Spokesperson Alpesh Patel said they are planning to renovate … Read More

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Sarnia airport granted $580,000 for improvements

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, March 13, 2019 The federal government made it official Tuesday – a taxiway and part of the arrival and departure apron at the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport will get a shave and repave this year. London West MP Kate Young, parliamentary secretary to the science and sport minister and … Read More

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Work on oversize load corridor to begin this year

Paul Morden – The Observer, Feb 19, 2019 Construction is set to begin this summer on the first of five phases of a job-creating $12-million permanent oversize load corridor through Sarnia and St. Clair Township. With half of the money in-hand from the city, township, Lambton County and an industry group, local municipal officials decided to … Read More

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Next set of Alumni Network Project events announced

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is happy to announce the next round of Alumni Network Project events! Check them out below and get to know other professionals in your community and learn something new as well! A Conversation on Work-Life Integration – Featuring Mark Dillon, Corporate Manager of IT, City of Sarnia Feb. 20, 2:30pm – … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Named Among World’s Top 7 Intelligent Communities

Sarnia-Lambton, ON – For the first time ever, Sarnia-Lambton has been named among the world’s Top7 Intelligent Communities. The designation was announced by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at Université Laval in Quebec City, Quebec this evening. Sarnia-Lambton’s candidacy was reviewed by an international academic team of analysts and was evaluated for its best practices … 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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Research park helping grow Sarnia-Lambton’s economy

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 30, 2019 A team of researchers is at work in a lab in Sarnia developing a better ginseng plant. They’re led by Ed Lui, a Western University professor emeritus and researcher, who founded the ginseng products company, Western Phytoceutica. It moved into the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park next … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership announces Alumni Network Project events

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is pleased to announce two networking events as a result of the organization’s Alumni Network Project research. Aimed at connecting university alumni in the Sarnia-Lambton area, the Project was created with the goal of determining the interests of the area’s alumni as well as identifying activities that they would like to … 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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