$30M biofuel plant planned in Sarnia-Lambton

Stephanie Chaves – Feb. 19, 2020, Blackburn News Sarnia Construction of a new biofuel start-up in Sombra is underway. Forge Hydrocarbons Corporation, a Canadian biofuel start-up, is building the first-of-its-kind production plant on Holt Line. President and CEO Tim Haig said they recently purchased the technology that was developed by Dr. David Bressler at the … Read More

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Starter Company Plus accepting 2nd round of applications

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is once again offering grants of up to $5,000 to small business owners and entrepreneurs through the Starter Company Plus program. Administered by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre and funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade, Starter Company Plus is a program that supports … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership recognized as Accredited Economic Development Office

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership attains new recognition as Ontario’s second internationally Accredited Economic Development Office. “We should all be proud of this recognition because it will bring value to the Sarnia-Lambton area through increased exposure.  Our strategic border location is often compared to hundreds of other locations when businesses are evaluating where to expand or locate, … Read More

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Participate in our online Community Consultation Survey

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is inviting Sarnia-Lambton residents to provide input on the development of their community through an online survey. Aimed at increasing the economic activity in the Sarnia-Lambton area, this will offer residents the opportunity to have a voice when it comes to the future of their community. The data gathered through the … Read More

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Work to begin on Line 5 under the St. Clair River

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, January 31, 2020 Preparations are set to begin next week on a multi-million-dollar project to replace a an oil pipeline beneath the St. Clair River. Enbridge Pipelines is replacing a section of its Line 5 pipeline where it crosses under the river between Sarnia and Marysville, Mich., as part … Read More

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Imperial City Brew House opens on Friday

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 23, 2020 Doors open Friday at Imperial City Brew House, Sarnia’s newest craft brewery. Partners Craig Brodie, Kyle Blandford, Matt Whitney and Mike Barker spend two years planning, filling out paperwork and turning the former XS Cargo store at 1330 Exmouth St. into a brewery and tap room, … Read More

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Slots returning to Hiawatha in one week

Tyler Kula – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 15, 2020 The return of slot machines to Hiawatha Horse Park is happening Jan. 30. Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, set to operate the incoming 150 slot machines as Gateway Casinos Sarnia, is applying the finishing touches after recent renovations to the 6,700 square-metre (22,000 square-foot) gaming floor and … Read More

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SWIFT Announces Lambton County Fibre Projects

Wyoming, ON – On Monday, January 20, 2020, Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) announced four large-scale fibre projects that will deliver faster internet speeds to Lambton County businesses and residents. The projects in Lambton Shores, the Town of Plympton-Wyoming, St. Clair Township and Kettle and Stony Point First Nation will provide high-speed fibre-optic broadband … Read More

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Canadian residents flocking to Sarnia

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 8, 2020) — North Vancouver, B.C., is the No. 1 U-Haul Canadian Growth City, according to U-Haul® data analyzing Canadian migration trends in 2019, with the City of Sarnia coming in at No. 15 on the list after having been unranked in 2018. The waterfront district across from the picturesque, ever-expanding destination … Read More

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