New Sarnia-Lambton marketing firm opens with focus on sustainability

Kelly Moir, left, and Sam Eastman have co-founded a new marketing firm called Lake Effect Studio. Handout/Sarnia Observer/Postmedia Network C.MULHOLLAND / SUPPLIED A new business is launching next week in Sarnia-Lambton despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Called Lake Effect Studio, it’s an environmentally conscious branding and marketing firm, according to its website. After months of planning, the business will … Read More

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Economic Partnership set to host 2020 Annual General Meeting

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will host its Annual General Meeting via videoconference on Tuesday, June 16. Beginning at 8:00am, the Annual General Meeting will include a presentation of last year’s financial statements, election of new directors, and an update on our strategic priorities and accomplishments. All members of the public are invited to attend and … Read More

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Shop Lambton Map being launched to promote Sarnia-Lambton area businesses

Shop Lambton is a free resource launched this week to support businesses in the Sarnia-Lambton area by helping consumers find goods and services locally. A joint initiative between the Covid-19 Business and Economic Taskforce and County of Lambton, Shop Lambton features an interactive database of local stores and restaurants, their contact information, hours of operation, … Read More

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Lambton College Research and Innovation recognized

The Sarnia Observer – May 20, 2020 Lambton College has received another national research award. The Sarnia college received a silver-level Applied Research and Innovation Excellence award recently from Colleges and Institutes Canada. The award recognizes institutional commitment and the impact of college research on the community, local businesses, students and the province, Lambton College … Read More

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Ontario announces additional workplaces that can reopen

TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government announced the retailers, seasonal businesses and health and community service providers who will be permitted to open or expand their services on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., provided that the general trend on health indicators continues to improve as part of the first stage of the government’s … Read More

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Former Bridge Tavern property bought, redevelopment planned

Dave Dentinger – Blackburn News Sarnia, May 14, 2020 A prominent property in downtown Point Edward is to be redeveloped after being bought by a group of local entrepreneurs. The village announced late Wednesday afternoon that Point Project Inc. submitted the successful bid for the former Bridge Tavern property. CAO Jim Burns said they’re excited … Read More

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Ontario announces certain businesses allowed to reopen under strict safety guidelines

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some essential construction projects. Today’s announcement was made by Premier Doug Ford, Rod Phillips, Minister of … Read More

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Ontario government releases safety guidelines as it prepares for gradual reopening of the economy

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is ensuring employers have the safety guidelines they need to protect workers, customers, and the general public from COVID-19 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the provincial economy. The government safety guidelines released today will provide direction to those working in manufacturing, food manufacturing and processing, restaurant and … Read More

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