Ontario Cleantech Alliance Request for Proposal

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is issuing an invitation to submit a proposal for Economic Development Marketing Services for Lead Generation on behalf of the Ontario Cleantech Alliance (OCTA). This project is being managed by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership on behalf of the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance (OCTA). The purpose of the project is to retain a lead generation firm to … Read More

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Home furnishings company plans move to former Zellers Plaza in 2018

Observer staff – Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:43:50 EDT AM Tepperman’s is moving from the Lambton Mall. The home furnishings retailer announced Tuesday it plans to relocate to a larger location at the former Zellers Plaza on London Road by 2018. “Sarnia has been an incredible market for us over the last 20 years,” said CEO … Read More

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Lambton College offering Environmental Management program

July 8, 2016 – Lambton Shield New course is open to students starting this September Lambton College has added a brand new Environmental Management program to its online roster with registration open for fall 2016. The Environmental Management Practices Board of Governors’ Certificate was designed to explore Canadian environmental issues within a global perspective. Students enrolled … Read More

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Solar-powered bus shelters being tested on Exmouth Street

July 9, 2016 – Lambton Shield Pilot project taking place to test battery life in partnership with Bluewater Power subsidiary and Sarnia Transit Sarnia Transit and Unconquered Sun, which is owned by Bluewater Power, are testing the technology behind solar-powered transit shelters as part of a six-month project that includes two of the installations on … Read More

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All In The Family With Praill’s Greenhouse

June 08, 2016 – Greenhouse Canada – Written by Dave Harrison The Praill family of Sarnia has particularly deep roots in the flower industry. The family-owned greenhouse operation – Praill’s Greenhouse – celebrated its 100th year in business in 2015, consistently following a tried and true recipe for success, according to Bruce Praill.“Our key to success … Read More

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Summer Student Position – Business Analyst / Entrepreneurship Coach

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is looking for a summer student for a twelve (12) week placement for 2016. The successful candidate will: assist with management of summer student entrepreneurship employment program delivered through the Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton organize group mentoring sessions conduct one-on-one sessions with students on contract agreements complete research and analysis … Read More

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Project Outlines and Contracts for Creative Businesses

June 2, 2016

Are you a maker, artist, designer or entrepreneur with a creative business? Do you want to increase your sales and client base? Creating detailed project outlines and contracts can help you improve profits and customer service – and help close a sale. Help your clients visualize the deliverables of the project, improve your in-house processes … Read More

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Group of 20-somethings launch downtown marketing firm

Sarnia Journal – Cathy Dobson 2016-05-19 The creative director behind Sarnia’s newest marketing firm says he doesn’t like doing things the conventional way and that’s what will make the venture successful. “We are the only agency this young in Sarnia,” says Liwordson Vijayabalan. At age 20, he opened the doors to Tomorrow Media and Creative … Read More

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Fanshawe TV Southwestern Ontario Rail Video

This Fanshawe TV Video by Corey Callaghan highlights the need for rail service in Southwestern Ontario communities like St. Thomas and Sarnia.  The video includes an interview with Mayor Mike Bradley on the needs of rail service beyond the GTA. The local Lambton RAIL Advocacy Committee continues to press VIA for added service in the … Read More

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Networking group aims to help grow local creative economy – MADE Lambton

By Barbara Simpson, Sarnia Observer Thursday, April 7, 2016 2:54:15 EDT PM A group of Sarnia-Lambton creative professionals are now formally working together to grow their businesses and their industry. Organizers behind Makers, Artists, Designers and Entrepreneurs (MADE) Lambton held their first networking meeting in Thedford recently. Guest speaker Sara Washbush offered up insight on … Read More

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