Sarnia-Lambton area businesses honoured

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala at the Imperial Theatre. Below is a full list of winners and nominees. Agri-business sponsored by Cargill Ltd High Park Company Hog Wild Farms Penta TMR Podolinsky Equipment Ltd. (winner) Sipkens Nurseries Business of the Year sponsored by Scotiabank Dragonfly … Read More

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Enactus Lambton crowned world champions

October 12, 2018 – Lambton College After six years, 25 trips to Zambia, 395 students, thousands of kilometres, hundreds of presentations, and hours of hard work and dedication, Enactus Lambton is number one. Lambton Team Canada. The best in the world. This innovative student group, which formed in early 2012, is celebrating victory after being … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton beverage trail launched

Oct. 11, 2018 – Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer Thursday, Tourism Sarnia-Lambton launched a new region-wide initiative rooted in drink and local businesses. Cheers to the Coast is a distinctly local take on similar local beverage-rooted ventures in places like the Niagara Peninsula, where all-day wine-tasting trips are among the region’s top selling points. The hope is … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership recognized

Oct. 10, 2018 – Tyler Kula, The Sarnia Observer A Sarnia-Lambton group has been recognized for the fifth time by economic development magazine Site Selection. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) was recently named to the magazine’s 2018 top-10 list for Canadian economic development groups, joining organizations from larger cities like Montreal, Mississauga, London and Vancouver. … Read More

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New real estate brokerage speaks to confidence in area market

October 8, 2018 – Cathy Dobson, The Sarnia Journal Thirty years into Steve Park’s real estate career and eight years into Rob Longo’s, the two longtime friends decided the time was right for a new brokerage in Sarnia-Lambton. They opened Coldwell Banker Southwest Realty in early September. Three weeks later, seven more agents joined the company, … Read More

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High Park Farms continues to expand

Sept. 28, 2018 – Colin Gowdy, Blackburn News Sarnia The High Park Farms medical marijuana facility in Enniskillen Township is welcoming a number of new workers. The company recently held a job fair at Lambton College to fill a variety of different positions. Chief Marketing Officer Adine Fabiani-Carter said they were very pleased with the … Read More

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Larger planes and new direction coming to Sarnia’s airport

Oct. 1, 2018 – Cathy Dobson, The Sarnia Journal Use it or lose it, business leaders and other officials say about residents flying to and from Sarnia’s airport. About 15,000 people use the Chris Hadfield Airport annually, about half of what it was when the city took ownership of the facility from Transport Canada in … Read More

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Welcome to Southwestern Ontario’s co-op revolution

Li Vijayabalan, a co-founder of Sarnia’s TMRRW Inc., is modeling the company’s downtown space into a collaborative, co-op space for solo entrepreneurs and startups. (Louis Pin/The Observer) September 24, 20018 – Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer The idea is simple: give entrepreneurs a flexible space to do business, in a collaborative working environment. Li Vijayabalan … Read More

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New restaurant now open on former Chipican site

September 22, 2018 – Editorial Staff, Lambton Shield Lake Point Grillhouse & Lounge, the six days a week restaurant “rebirthed” at the site of the former Chipican restaurant, is now open for business. A full renovation of the building, now owned by Laurie and Dean Frayne, was completed recently and breakfast, lunch and dinner are … Read More

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Lambton College opens $14M facility

  Sept. 20, 2018 – Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer Thursday’s official opening of a $14.2-million Centre of Excellence in Energy and Bio-Industrial Technologies is the latest example of how Lambton College meets industry’s changing needs, says Mark Hiseler, vice-president of Suncor’s Sarnia Refinery. A member of the college’s board, he spoke at the opening … Read More

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