Provincial government announces funding for local transit

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, March 26, 2019 Sarnia Transit could soon seriously consider a new bus terminal or a new route thanks to more than $27 million in newly promised shared government funding announced Tuesday. The funding, through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, is meant to offset infrastructure costs for local transit services, … Read More

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Vacant building to be re-purposed as medical facility

Josh Boyce – Blackburn News Sarnia, March 27, 2019 New life is being breathed into a building that was once a popular Sarnia bar. Work is underway to transform the former Woody’s Beach Bar at 494 Christina Street North into a five unit medical office. Maaten Construction is undertaking the work after Sarnia Medical Group … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership welcomes Imtex Membranes to the region

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is pleased to announce to the Sarnia-Lambton community that Imtex Membranes Corp. will be constructing a scaled demonstration site located within the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster. The initial announcement was made on Friday, Feb. 1 at Imtex’s Mississauga headquarters, where Canada’s Federal Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, Navdeep … Read More

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Task force looking for feedback on Sarnia’s future

Louis Pin – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 25, 2019 Sarnia and Lambton County residents are needed to help build a plan for the future of the community, one focused on three core tenants: economy, culture, and society. It might sound vague, but brainstorming work by the Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce has helped Sarnia-Lambton become a mainstay on Intelligent Community … Read More

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Discoveries That Matter launch event and digital marketing seminar set for November 22

The Discoveries That Matter committee invites Lambton County entrepreneurs, businesses, and community stakeholders to celebrate the re-launch of www.discoveriesthatmatter.ca this Thursday, Nov. 22. Following a complete redesign and update, www.discoveriesthatmatter.ca will be presented in conjunction with a digital marketing seminar this Thursday. The updated website will act as a gateway to the cultural and economic … Read More

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Lambton College named number 1 research college in Canada

SARNIA, November 1, 2018 – Lambton College has secured its position as the national leader in applied research. According to Research Infosource Inc., which released its annual list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges earlier today, Lambton College is now ranked as the #1 research college in Canada based on research income. The national findings … Read More

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Brewery planned for Petrolia

Oct. 27, 2018 – Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer What do you get a town that already has just about everything? How about a microbrewery? That’s what Petrolia residents Brent Gauthier and Carolyn Laton have planned. Gauthier, a long-time home brewer, and Laton, a business owner, are at work establishing the Black Gold Brewery in … Read More

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Go Girls ENG event a success

Oct. 21, 2018 – Tyler Kula, The Sarnia Observer Male or female, anyone can be an engineer. That was the message at the Western University Research Park Saturday as Sarnia’s second annual Go Eng Girl event, via the Ontario Network for Women in Engineering, was on to help school Grade 7-10 girls in what it … Read More

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Filming begins at historical site in Petrolia

Oct. 18, 2018 – The Petrolia Lambton Independent A film crew from the US is using a Petrolia landmark for a highly-anticipated film. CBS Studio’s and Entertainment One are financing Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.  Guillermo del Toro of the Oscar winning The Shape of Water is producing and co-writer, and André Øvredal of … Read More

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New women’s collective empowering artisans through sales

Oct. 16, 2018 – Troy Shantz, The Sarnia Journal There’s a new gang in town, but there’s no cause for alarm. “We’re a happy, supportive gang,” said Ciara Redman, one of the four founders of Your Local Girl Gang. “It’s kind of a fun play on what a gang is.” Girl Gang is a collective … Read More

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