SLEP announces Starter Company Plus participants

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is announcing that six local businesses have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Starter Company Plus Program. Offered by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre, Starter Company Plus is a joint initiative with the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade that is designed to support entrepreneurs by … Read More

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NOVA Chemicals expansion continuing

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, Nov. 1, 2019 Preparations are underway to deliver the largest vessel associated with NOVA Chemicals Corunna expansion. A 165-foot polyethylene stripper will be slowly moved from the Courtright supply dock to the Rokeby Line site starting Friday night. “This is a really exciting milestone for NOVA Chemicals and our … Read More

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City of Sarnia announces donation to Oversized Load Corridor Project

The City of Sarnia is pleased to announce a generous donation of $4 million on behalf of Cestar College of Business, Health and Technology for the Sarnia-Lambton oversized load corridor. The oversized load corridor is a designated protected route on existing roadways connecting fabricators to the Port of Sarnia for the unimpeded import/export and trans-shipment … Read More

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Cromwell Grill sold to restaurant employee

Cathy Dobson – The Sarnia Journal, Oct. 29, 2019 More than 50 years after Gus and Sam Derlis began working at the Cromwell Grill, hundreds of loyal customers packed the downtown diner last week to say goodbye. They shook hands, reminisced and shared cake with the brothers, who have been at the diner almost every … Read More

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Sarnia entrepreneur, 9, starts his own clothing line

Carl Hnatyshyn – Sarnia & Lambton County This Week, Oct. 18, 2019 Nine-year-old Josiah Basso turned what could have been a big setback into a huge success. About a year ago the fourth-grade St. Thomas d’Aquin student was an active and talented athlete, playing football, basketball and taekwondo five to six days a week. But … Read More

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Point Edward based produce company expanding

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, Oct. 15, 2019 Sarnia Produce is building a new store to keep up with the high demand for fresh fruits and vegetables. Owner Dean Troiani said the 11,000 square foot facility on Lite Street in Point Edward will cost as much as $3 million. “We recently purchased the adjacent … Read More

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Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park hosting Go ENG Girl on Oct. 19

Grades 7 to 10 girls with an interest in the engineering field are being hosted at a special event at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park. The third annual Go ENG Girl, sponsored by NOVA Chemicals, will get underway at 9 a.m., Saturday, October 19. The event includes an overview of Western Engineering, coding a servo … Read More

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SLEP to host Community Consultations across Lambton County

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is inviting Sarnia-Lambton residents to provide input at a series of sessions taking place throughout Lambton County. “We are excited to provide residents of the Sarnia-Lambton area the opportunity to participate in the development of their community and invite everyone to come share their vision for the area moving forward,” said … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership recognized by Site Selection Magazine for 6th time

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 20 Canadian Economic Development Groups in Site Selection magazine’s Canada’s Best Locations 2019 Awards. Recognizing local or regional economic development groups, Site Selection magazine’s Canada’s Best Locations awards take into consideration excellence in regional partnerships, proactive and … Read More

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Entrepreneurship 101 Seminar launches

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is announcing it is partnering with Lambton County Library to host a fall seminar titled Entrepreneurship 101, which will be held on various dates and at eight different locations throughout the Sarnia-Lambton area. Entrepreneurship 101 will focus on providing residents of Lambton County with the tools they need to enter the … Read More

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