New brewery in Point Edward joins the Lambton cluster

Author – Wayne Newton  •  Special to Postmedia News Sarnia-Lambton might not pop as a craft beer destination in the way that, for example, the Niagara Region does. But with a 10th brewery opening within weeks, the Imperial City and its neighbouring municipalities can’t be ignored as a brewcation creation. And then there were 10. Sarnia-Lambton might … Read More

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Plains Announces Plans To Install Battery Energy Storage System At Sarnia Facility

Plains Midstream Canada, a subsidiary of Plains All American today announced plans to install a 5 MW/10 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) at the natural gas liquids fractionation and storage facility joint venture that Plains operates in Sarnia, Ont. The BESS is designed to reduce the facility’s power draw from Ontario’s electric grid during … Read More

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CIMC Refrigerated Trailer Co. Ltd. is Growing – New Production Line, 40 New Jobs

CIMC Refrigerated Trailer Company plans to build another production line in Sarnia this summer. The first refrigerated trailer rolled off the assembly line at CIMC’s new plant on Ube Drive last year. Chief Operation Officer Alex Wang told Sarnia News Today that with the company’s development, another production line will be created with a focus … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership 2022 Annual General Meeting

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will host its Annual General Meeting at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club on Tuesday, June 21st from 8:00 am – 9:30 am. Featuring keynote speaker, Kelly Grieves from Atura Power. Kelly’s keynote address will discuss Atura’s hydrogen program and plans. Learn More About Atura Power Beginning at 8:00 am, breakfast … Read More

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TechAlliance Delivery of i.d.e.a. Fund in Lambton County

TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario is delivering the Government of Canada supported i.d.e.a. Fund in Lambton County which may provide access to funding for area businesses. The Fund is a southwestern Ontario-focused initiative to accelerate the growth of high-potential small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in key sectors linked to the green economy, including agri-innovation, clean tech … Read More

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Bridging Global Talent to Support Local Hiring Demand

SARNIA, ON: Growing the local economy through workforce development and enhancing the overall job-seeking experience of international graduates are the goals of a new initiative, “Bridging Global Talent in Sarnia-Lambton”, launched by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership. Focused on creating employment connections and awareness, this program provides the opportunity to diversify our local workforce by retaining … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Energy & Environment Summit

Help shape the future of energy and the environment in Sarnia-Lambton The City of Sarnia in collaboration with the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and community partners will be hosting the Sarnia-Lambton Energy and Environment Summit on May 17 from 8am – 12 noon at the Lambton College Events Centre. This event is meant to bring together … Read More

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SLEP Board of Directors Recruitment

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is a not-for-profit organization and the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. With the backdrop of the beautiful blue water of Lake Huron, we have the privilege of promoting opportunities to “locate, start, grow and live” in Sarnia-Lambton. At SLEP, we focus on the distinct advantages Sarnia-Lambton proudly … Read More

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Ontario’s Low-Carbon Hydrogen Strategy presents significant opportunity for Sarnia-Lambton and Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub

SARNIA, ON: Today, the Ontario government has released its Low-Carbon Hydrogen Strategy to accelerate the development of the low-carbon hydrogen economy in the province that will create jobs and reduce emissions. The strategy seeks to leverage the Province’s world class talent and clean energy advantage to position Ontario as a world leader in hydrogen, while … Read More

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OWS Rail Car Inc. to receive support from Ontario for $2.4-million investment

SARNIA – OWS Rail Car Inc. will receive $360,000 through Ontario’s Regional Investment Program to support a $2.4-million investment at its Sarnia facility. OWS expects to create 11 new jobs through the expansion of new services and modification of facilities. This is complementary to the $832,000 investment by FedDev Ontario announced in 2021. Read More … Read More

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