Sarnia-Lambton Economic Development Strategy Seeks Community and Business Input

-Survey seeks ideas that build an ambitious future-  March 7th, 2023 – Residents and the business community are being asked to share their ideas about how to boost the economy and enhance quality of life via a community and business survey. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is updating its Economic Development Strategy, focused on job creation, … Read More

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$5,000 Available to Local Business for Start-up and Growth

SARNIA, ON: Entrepreneurs and business owners in Sarnia-Lambton have the opportunity to access funding, mentorship and personalized coaching through a new round of the Starter Company Plus program. Whether you have a new business idea or an existing business looking to grow, this program is designed to help you achieve your goals. Applications open on … Read More

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Exciting New St. Patricks Day Weekend in Downtown Petrolia

PETROLIA, ON – The Town of Petrolia and the Downtown Revitalization Project are proud to present a St. Patrick’s Day Weekend event in Downtown Petrolia from March 16-19, 2023. This event includes a wide range of fun-filled activities for all ages, including shopping, dining, scavenger hunt for kids, live music performances, face painting, and other … Read More

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$3,000 Available for Summer Student Business Start-Ups

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is excited to relaunch Summer Company, an innovative program that empowers students aged 15-29 to turn their business dreams into reality. This program provides eligible students with up to $3,000 in funding, regular mentoring sessions with local business owners and experienced business counsellors, allowing them to gain valuable experience … Read More

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Economic Partnership Wins Big for Matching Apprentices with Employers

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership won big recently at the EDCO awards for their Sarnia-Lambton Apprentice Job Match Tool. The Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) award was for the best Workforce Development & Resident Attraction initiative in the province. The Sarnia-Lambton Apprentice Job Match Tool was created by the economic partnership as a … Read More

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Skilled Job Seekers Can Connect with Employers at Networking Event

SARNIA, ON: Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and Lambton College are hosting an innovative workforce event to help local employers connect directly with skilled workers and hear from industry leaders. The event, “Recruit without Borders” will take place on Thursday, February 23rd from 8:00 am-noon at the Dante Club in Sarnia. This action-packed morning event will include … Read More

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New $2500 Grant for Local Businesses to Bolster Digital Presence

SARNIA, ON: Applications for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant 4.0 are now open. This grant will help local small businesses to adopt new technologies and increase their digital presence. Local brick-and-mortar businesses can leverage this grant to increase their digital marketing, website development or improvements, new software, digital training, and hardware. Some requirements for eligibility … Read More

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Economic Partnership Revitalizing Digital Main Street Program for Local Business

SARNIA, ON: Local businesses looking to grow in Sarnia-Lambton have some great news, the Digital Main Street program is back! The Digital Main Street program provides businesses in Sarnia-Lambton an opportunity to grow their business by implementing free digital tools and technologies to help make them the most tech-savvy and competitive businesses in the province. … Read More

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New Program Connecting Local Employers with Global Talent

The Bridging Global Talent team in Sarnia-Lambton is excited to launch a free innovative online portal for local employers to connect directly with highly skilled international job seekers living in Ontario. The new portal, Explore Talent Sarnia-Lambton is supported by Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development and allows employers to hear and … Read More

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