Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership accepting applications for Board opening

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is searching for applicants to fill one volunteer position on its Board of Directors.  The term of office is three years.  All applications will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates whose background falls within one of the following areas: Leadership in the Real Estate Sector, and/or Leadership … Read More

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Lambton College once again one of Canada’s top Research Colleges

SARNIA, November 13, 2019 – Research & Innovation at Lambton College continues to shine on a national level. According to Research Infosource Inc., which released its annual list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges earlier this week, Lambton College is now ranked as the #3 Research College in Canada. These national findings are based on … Read More

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Cromwell Grill sold to restaurant employee

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, Oct. 29, 2019 More than 50 years after Gus and Sam Derlis began working at the Cromwell Grill, hundreds of loyal customers packed the downtown diner last week to say goodbye. They shook hands, reminisced and shared cake with the brothers, who have been at the diner almost every … Read More

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Four students participating in 2019 Summer COmpany Program

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is pleased to announce four young entrepreneurs will be taking part in the 2019 Summer Company Program. Operating for the 20th year in Sarnia-Lambton, the joint initiative between the Economic Partnership and the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade will see the four students receive a $1,500 grant to … Read More

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SLEP hears from Imtex Membranes Corp. and NGen Canada at 2019 Annual General Meeting

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership hosted its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 17 with more than 70 people in attendance. Headlined by addresses from Imtex Membranes Corp. President, Karlis Vasarais, and NGen Canada Director of Collaboration, Jenn MacLean, attendees at the Annual General Meeting received an update on the direction of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s … Read More

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Win This Space winners announced

The Observer, May 17, 2019 A group of four women behind Lovewell Birth Collective and Wellness Shop have won new storefront space for a year. The business run by doulas was crowned the victor of the Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation’s (SLBDC) third annual Win This Space contest Thursday. There were five other finalists, all of … Read More

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Historic building set for facelift with brewery and restaurant

By Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 22, 2019 A large historic downtown building is being converted into a new craft brewery, bar and restaurant set to open in early summer. The River Run Brew Co. is taking shape in the refurbished basement of 146 and 148 Christina St. That’s the 12,000-square-foot building outside the … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership accepting applications for Board opening

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is looking for one candidate to fill a volunteer position on its Board of Directors. SLEP is seeking applicants whose background demonstrates leadership and/or experience in the agricultural sector. The term of office is three years. All applications will be considered; however, preference may be given to qualified applicants whose … Read More

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New Sarnia restaurant to honour first responders

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 18, 2019 One of downtown’s most beautifully restored historic buildings is opening this week as The Blue Line Pub & Lounge. It will be a new sports bar, welcoming the public and honouring first responders with discounts and a display of emergency professionals’ hats and shoulder patches. Owner … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton restaurant scene booming

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, April 2, 2019 The local restaurant industry is experiencing a flurry of moves and expansions this spring. Just a year ago Burger Rebellion began serving upscale pub fare at the Refined Fool brewery on London Road. Now, says owner Chris Lewis, those burgers will soon be available at two … Read More

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