Lambton agricultural producers and agri-businesses have the opportunity to access valuable resources

SARNIA, ON: To grow and strengthen local agricultural producers and agri-businesses, a new program has been launched by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership.  The Lambton Agriculture Engagement and Support Program includes  one-on-one consultations, seminars and workshops, and virtual farm tours. Key areas of economic development for the sector will focus on support for business start-ups or succession in the community, develop emerging and innovative partners, address barriers to business growth, attract … Read More

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Economic development aid program for Sarnia-area ag businesses launched

The $48,000 project, which includes 50 per cent funding through the Ontario Rural Economic Development (RED) program, involves one-on-one meetings with a consultant to discuss things such as marketing and succession planning, virtual farm tours and a video series looking at local agricultural businesses, and an upcoming seminar series also focused on those topics, Sarnia-Lambton … Read More

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Free services for entrepreneurs and small businesses to adjust to the effects of COVID-19

SARNIA, ON: Free coaching, mentorship and advice from specialists is available to local entrepreneurs and small business owners through the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre. Professional advisors will help businesses to pivot their services and adjust to the effects of COVID-19 by providing confidential one-on-one consultations. The program has been expanded for the month … Read More

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Border services resume at a number of small Canadian marine vessel reporting sites, airports of entry and ferry terminals

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will proceed with the resumption of service at various small marine reporting sites, airports of entry and ferry terminals over the coming days and weeks. This follows the coming into force of new public health measures affecting travel to Canada for fully vaccinated United States (U.S.) citizens and permanent … Read More

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LCY Biosciences Inc. bio-succinic acid facility is thriving, diversifying, and looking to expand as part of the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster.

BioAmber was the flagship for a cluster of fledgling bio-based “green” companies in Sarnia before it declared bankruptcy and ceased operations in 2018, leaving 60 people unemployed. After buying the plant and investing millions, LCY Biosciences Inc. is today producing more succinic acid than its predecessor did. For the entire story visit The Sarnia Journal … Read More

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