Kniaziew Optometry Corunna Expansion Adds Second Sarnia-Lambton Location

CORUNNA, ONTARIO: Kniaziew Optometry is adding their second location in Sarnia-Lambton with a recent expansion at 197 Hill Street, Corunna. “We are excited to continue with our strong growth in the Sarnia-Lambton community”, states Jordan Kniaziew, Vice President of Business Development. “All of us in St Clair Township welcome Kniaziew Optometry to Corunna. This full-service … Read More

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Learning for Life: Entrepreneurship Series Launching This Winter

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is pleased to announce its continued partnership with Lambton County Library to host two series of online Entrepreneurship webinars this winter.   Entrepreneurship 101 will focus on providing residents of Lambton County with the tools they need to enter the world of entrepreneurship, while also showcasing the Lambton County Library system’s … Read More

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Dow Redefines Employee Volunteerism During Pandemic and Delivers Close to 3,000 Hours

Corunna, Ont. – December 17, 2020 When the COVID-19 pandemic caused changes to businesses, borders and individual behaviours, Dow was challenged to create meaningful volunteer experiences for employees. And Dow employees delivered. “This year, 400 Dow Canada employees volunteered close to 3,000 hours to support non-profits, school and municipalities,” said Tyler Edgington, president of Dow … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will again be providing a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help businesses across the region use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  The DSS will be funded with a $60,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario and provided by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern … Read More

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Shell’s Sarnia Manufacturing Centre is Off the Market

A statement from Shell Manufacturing Centre in Sarnia, ON:   “Today we announced that Shell has stopped actively marketing the Sarnia Manufacturing Centre and associated infrastructure (the refinery, chemical plant, Sarnia and Hamilton Distribution terminals and Shell’s 45 per cent interest in Sun-Canadian Pipeline. As promised from the outset of the divestment process, Shell will … Read More

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Mitsubishi Corporation Purchases Olefins Unit in Bio Industrial Park Sarnia

Via BlackburnNews.com By Dave Dentinger October 15, 2020 ARLANXEO is selling its Sarnia-based olefins business to Mitsubishi Corporation. An agreement between ARLANXEO Canada, a subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, and Diamond Petrochemicals Canada, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi, was announced in a news release Wednesday. ARLANXEO’s olefins unit is located at the bio-industrial park … Read More

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COVID-19 Workforce Solutions Session One Complete

On Monday, October 5th, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership in cooperation with Lambton College Co-op & Career Services and the Sarnia-Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB) teamed up to present the first session of the Sarnia-Lambton Employer Series COVID-19 Workforce Solutions.   Session one featured local human resources expert Anthony Folan from Integral HR Solutions, Lambton Public … Read More

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Minimum Wage in Ontario Increases Today

Via the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Employment Standards Program: As of Oct. 1, the general minimum wage province-wide will change to $14.25 an hour, up from $14. Student minimum wage will go up from $13.15 an hour to $13.40, and liquor servers’ wage will go from $12.20 to $12.45 per hour. These rates will remain … Read More

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