Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership – Strategic Plan – April 2018

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) Strategic Plan is the culmination of a nine-month process. The Strategic Plan was created with the guidance of a strategic planning committee and in consultation with the SLEP board and staff, business and community leaders, municipal members, and First Nations communities, partner organizations, key stakeholders and residents of Lambton County.

Sarnia-Lambton Propylene Investment Opportunity Study

This study discusses the viability of a new PDH/polypropylene investment in Sarnia-Lambton as well as the returns (IRR) under the right conditions. The key to the viability of the project is propane supply and cost from the Marcellus and Utica shale gas which is readily available in Sarnia-Lambton.

Your Guide to Small Business

Your Guide to Small Business is designed to help you start and grow your business. It will help you identify the steps you need to take before, during and after launching your small business. - Provided by the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

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Sarnia-Lambton Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster

Overview of the Sarnia-Lambton Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster

Sarnia-Lambton Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster Map

Overview Map of the companies involved in the Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster Companies in Sarnia-Lambton

Sarnia-Lambton Petrochemical and Refining Complex

Overview of the Sarnia-Lambton Petrochemical Industry.

Sarnia-Lambton Metal Fab/Machine Shop/Engineering/Environmental Services

Overview of the Metal Fabrication, Machine Shop, Engineering Services and Environmental Services in Sarnia-Lambton.

Sarnia-Lambton Food Processing Industry

Overview of Lambton County's Agriculture and Food Processing industry.

Sarnia-Lambton Sustainable Energy Cluster

Overview of the Sarnia-Lambton Energy Cluster.

Sarnia-Lambton Contact Centre Industry Overview

Overview of the Sarnia-Lambton Contact Centre Industry

Sarnia-Lambton Data Centre Industry

Overview of the Data Centre Industry Opportunities in Sarnia-Lambton

Sarnia-Lambton Warehousing Industry Overview

Overview brochure of the Warehousing Industry options in Sarnia-Lambton.

Frequently Asked Questions When Starting Your Business

Nine frequently asked questions when starting a new business

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Ten Steps to Starting a New Business

Outlines the ten most important steps to start a business.

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Ten Most Common Reasons for Small Business Failures

Outlines the top ten most common reasons for small business failures.

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Writing a Business Plan

Resource includes information on what is a business plan, what a business plan addresses and the components of a business plan.

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Business Plan Checklist

Provides a quick checklist of the basic components of a business plan.

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Register Your Business

When should you register your business and how should you register your business.

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Five C’s of Credit

5 C’s of Credit - Character, Capacity, Capital, Collateral, Conditions

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Debt versus Equity Financing For Small Business

Compares equity versus debt financing options for small businesses.

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Helpful Internet Sites

List of helpful Internet Sites for Entrepreneurs

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Provides a list of opportunities for networking to gain business contacts.

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Mandatory WSIB Coverage Required for the Construction Industry

Outlines the basic WSIB coverage that is required for every company in the construction industry.

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Mandatory Postings for Every Employer

Document outlines the basic mandatory postings that are required for all employers in Ontario.

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Employment Standards – What You Need to Know

Provides a primer on the Employment Standards Act and what you need to know about the basic standards for every workplace.

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Glossary of Common Business Terms

A helpful list of commonly used Business Terms

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211 Ontario

211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges.

Border Crossing Information

Blue Water Bridge traffic and toll information.

Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce

The Grand Bend & Area Chamber of Commerce is a small yet active Chamber serving businesses located in towns, villages and hamlets along Lake Huron’s shoreline corridor.

Grand Bend Tourism

Tourism information specific to the Grand Bend and surrounding areas.

Lambton College

The world around us is constantly evolving. At Lambton College, we’ve put progressive strategies in place to ensure that we keep pace with learning innovations and industry advancements.

Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia Lambton

The Physician Recruitment Taskforce of Sarnia Lambton was formed to combat the severe shortage of Family Physicians in the Sarnia Lambton Area.

Sarnia Gives

Sarnia Gives is your volunteer centre for Sarnia-Lambton

Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business committed to anticipating and serving the needs of our members and community.

Sarnia-Lambton Local Immigration Partnership (LIP)

The LIP Council is comprised of community members, stakeholders and service providers that work with and for local immigrant and newcomer populations. Its purpose is to provide a centralized venue for discussions relating to the coordination and enhancement of current services and supports for immigrants and newcomers locally.

Tourism Sarnia-Lambton

Local tourism information for all of Sarnia-Lambton.

Volunteer Co-Ordinators Association of Sarnia-Lambton

The Volunteer Coordinators’ Association Sarnia-Lambton is dedicated to excellence in volunteer management through networking, public education, and professional development.

Live in Lambton

Find out more about life in Lambton County

Discoveries That Matter Logo – Sarnia-Lambton

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Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario, Canada is an important energy centre. Power generation, service and associated manufacturing is accomplished here efficiently and effectively.

Sarnia-Lambton's new Discoveries That Matter brand overview

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Entrepreneur success in Sarnia-Lambton - Personal Touch Eatery company profile

Entrepreneur success in Sarnia-Lambton - William Standen Co. Kitchen and Bath Design company profile

Entrepreneur success in Sarnia-Lambton - Strand Hair Trends company profile

Entrepreneur success in Sarnia-Lambton - Company profile of Roeland Farms Inc.

Entrepreneur success in Sarnia Lambton - Country Road Graphics company profile

Entrepreneur success in Sarnia Lambton - Border Pass company profile.

Profile of student entrepreneur Michelle Slotwinski in Sarnia Lambton.

Profile of Lynden Evers a student entrepreneur from Sarnia-Lambton.