Canadian and U.S. governments aren’t in lockstep, the mayors of two border towns are in agreement.

Municipal leaders on opposite sides of the Blue Water Bridge border crossing — one of Canada’s busiest — are expressing frustration that the U.S. government isn’t following suit with Canada on loosening restrictions for vaccinated travellers. For the full story visit:  

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Digital Mainsteet Program – Up your online presence

Does your small business need help navigating the world of digital marketing or pivoting to online sales? Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Digital Main Street Program is here to help. Through our programs such as – ShopHere and Future Proof – locally owned small businesses and artists in Sarnia-Lambton County will be able to access free e-commerce … Read More

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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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