Ontario Bringing High-Speed Internet to Lambton County

LAMBTON COUNTY – As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community to high speed internet by 2025, more than 570 homes, farms and businesses in Lambton County will have access to high-speed internet service by December 2022, thanks to the construction of a new $6 million infrastructure network in the communities of … Read More

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Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province

The Ontario government launched the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness (AMIC) program.  The two-year, $40 million program will support advanced manufacturing businesses to invest in the equipment, advanced technologies and skilled workforce needed to improve competitiveness and growth. Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province | Ontario Newsroom Eligible advanced manufacturing companies can … Read More

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Funding approved for downtown and Mitton Village ambassador

The role, likely starting in February, means providing hands-on support for business, including market research, and data analysis to help them understand their strengths, said Kelly Provost, Sarnia’s economic development director. It also means using that research and advice to help businesses to pivot and recover “some of the strength that they had prior to … Read More

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Transportation task force recommendations expected soon

A last meeting to consolidate Southwestern Ontario Transportation Task Force proposals is expected in February before the plan for rail, highway, air travel, bus, ferry and other systems improvements goes to Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney for action, he said. Bradley, who’s been involved in the roads and highways group, as well as one looking at … Read More

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Grand Bend developments accelerated with hopes of summer 2022 opening

The landscape of Grand Bend’s main strip is about to change once again. JK Development Managing Partner John Knifton said they’re working with Copia Developments on two large projects. “One is located at the top of Main Street, on the north side, just west of where the Colonial Hotel is located,” Knifton said. “That project … Read More

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Oil Museum of Canada staffer wins provincial award for online programs

School children in Alberta, along with pupils around Ontario, have been learning where Canada’s oil industry was born – the Village of Oil Springs in Lambton County. It’s the result of online programs created and delivered by Christina Sydorko, education program co-ordinator at Lambton County’s Oil Museum of Canada. READ MORE

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Enbridge reporting progress on capital projects in Sarnia area

Enbridge Gas is reporting progress on $500-million in natural gas projects that are underway or planned in Sarnia-Lambton. Enbridge Gas facilities in Lambton include more than 2,300km of pipeline and the Dawn storage hub. In June, a company spokesperson told the annual meeting of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership that more than $500 million in natural … Read More

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Oil change: Mayor calls for energy summit

Sarnia’s Mayor Mike Bradley wants the city to host a Community and Environmental Summit — similar to previous successful summits — to discuss the environment and future of energy as it relates to industry in Sarnia-Lambton. Partners could include Lambton County, First Nations, the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park, Lambton College, Bio-industrial Innovation Canada (BIC), the … Read More

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Enbridge aims to meet increased local demand with pipeline expansion project

Enbridge Gas is announcing the completion of a pipeline expansion project to better service companies in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley. The reinforcement of a 1.2km, 20 diameter section of natural gas pipeline will help meet increased demand, specifically when it comes to NOVA Chemicals’ two growth projects. READ MORE

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Woodland Biofuels exploring alternative products for Sarnia site

As the world moves to a lower-carbon future, Woodland Biofuels is taking a second look at what it plans to make at a biochemical plant it’s planning for Sarnia. “In the last year, the pendulum has really swung our way in a big way and a myriad of exciting opportunities have opened up,” said Greg … Read More

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