Economic development aid program for Sarnia-area ag businesses launched

The $48,000 project, which includes 50 per cent funding through the Ontario Rural Economic Development (RED) program, involves one-on-one meetings with a consultant to discuss things such as marketing and succession planning, virtual farm tours and a video series looking at local agricultural businesses, and an upcoming seminar series also focused on those topics, Sarnia-Lambton … Read More

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Another award for Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

This was the fourth year in a row the Lambton County-funded Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership made the cut on the list assembled by Site Selection magazine. The partnership has been on the list a total of eight times during the 15-year history of the awards. READ MORE: THE SARNIA OBSERVER

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Border services resume at a number of small Canadian marine vessel reporting sites, airports of entry and ferry terminals

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will proceed with the resumption of service at various small marine reporting sites, airports of entry and ferry terminals over the coming days and weeks. This follows the coming into force of new public health measures affecting travel to Canada for fully vaccinated United States (U.S.) citizens and permanent … Read More

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LCY Biosciences Inc. bio-succinic acid facility is thriving, diversifying, and looking to expand as part of the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster.

BioAmber was the flagship for a cluster of fledgling bio-based “green” companies in Sarnia before it declared bankruptcy and ceased operations in 2018, leaving 60 people unemployed. After buying the plant and investing millions, LCY Biosciences Inc. is today producing more succinic acid than its predecessor did. For the entire story visit The Sarnia Journal … Read More

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$1.9 million for Sarnia’s Chris Hadfield Airport

$1.9 million for Sarnia’s Chris Hadfield Airport The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced that they will be providing $3.5 million to three rural Southwestern Ontario airports. Sarnia ($1.9 million), St. Thomas ($1.1 million) and Tillsonburg ($535,000). The non-repayable investment in Sarnia will support the construction of a new hangar and … Read More

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