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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Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce to Host Strategic Planning Sessions

Sarnia-Lambton, ON – The Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce is looking for the public’s help in building an Intelligent Community Strategic Plan. Three stakeholder consultation sessions are being planned for early February. The sessions are supported by a $10,000 grant generously provided by the Libro Prosperity Fund and will be held: Tuesday, February 5, 2019: 6:30 – … Read More

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Benefuel secures land at Sarnia bio-industrial park

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, January 20, 2019 Benefuel, a company seeking to build a biodiesel refinery in Sarnia, has secured a site at the Arlanxeo bio-industrial park on Vidal Street. Benefuel has been looking at Sarnia as the potential site for a plant capable of producing 75 million litres of biodiesel a year. … Read More

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With new IT Centre and strategic plan, Lambton College has a clear goal

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 17, 2019 The last six months have seen Lambton College unveil its $18.2 million Athletic and Fitness Complex, opened in October; complete its new Nova Chemicals Health and Research Centre building, a 60,000 ft addition for research and innovation; and open its $14.2 million Centre of Excellence in the same building, deepening … Read More

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