Recipients Announced for the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge

Four successful applicants of the 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, were selected by a panel of regional adjudicators to each receive $15,000 in funding and venture coaching from TechAlliance. The 5-10-15 Main Street Innovation Challenge, a Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project was created by TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario in consultation with regional economic development … Read More

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Sarnia Area Seeking to be Named Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub

The provincial government is being asked to acknowledge what the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership says is already true – the Sarnia area is Ontario’s hydrogen hub. And that claim is more than hot air. A submission to the province by the Lambton County-funded economic partnership – prepared in consultation with more than 40 experts in industry, … Read More

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Sarnia IT Company Earns Top 50 National Industry Ranking

Sarnia-based Leadwave has been named one of Canada’s 50 best-managed IT companies. The award comes from the marketing and events company, Technoplanet, and was announced during an online line event earlier this month.  “When you look at the number of IT providers out there, and the quality of IT providers that keep popping up all … Read More

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SLEP Now Accepting Applications for Board of Directors Position

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is a not-for-profit organization established to facilitate community-based economic development and the development of an environment to foster the creation of new business. SLEP is searching for applicants to fill one volunteer position on its Board of Directors.  The term of office is three years.  All applications will be considered; … Read More

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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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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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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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