Farm Innovation Awards Recognize Sarnia-Lambton Companies

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Maria Von Bommel was on hand when Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced the winners of the first Premier’s Awards for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence on March 30th, 2007. Three of the thirteen regional winners were from Sarnia-Lambton, sharing a total prize of $2.5 million. The innovations were chosen for … Read More

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Suncor Energy Foundation Invests $1 Million in Sarnia Sustainability Initiatives

The Suncor Energy Foundation today announced its largest investment ever made in Ontario — $1,050,000 over three years to launch the Suncor Sustainability Centre at Lambton College in Sarnia. Located on the Lambton College campus, the Suncor Sustainability Centre will become the focal point for sustainability initiatives and programs in the Sarnia-Lambton region. This facility … Read More

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Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership Pursues Oil Sands Opportunities

Dan Tye of the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, along with a number of Sarnia-Lambton companies, promoted doing business with Sarnia-Lambton at the National Buyer / Seller Forum in Edmonton Alberta, March 13 -15. With more than $147 billion of major projects announced, underway, or recently completed in Alberta, the opportunities are endless for industrial suppliers, both … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Releases 2006 Annual Report

The year 2006 was marked by continued signs of confidence in the local economy. The petrochemical and refining industries received over $2 billion in investments and this trend is expected to gain momentum. Real estate investments also continued to climb, particularly in commercial/retail sector. The Economic Partnership engaged in a strategic planning process with the … Read More

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Seminar: Alternative Fuels in Transportation

The realization of dwindling fossil fuel supplies and their adverse environmental impacts has accelerated research and development activities in the domain of renewable energy sources and technologies. Global energy demand is expected to rise during the next few decades, and the majority of today’s energy is based on fossil fuels. Alternative energy sources and technologies … Read More

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The Economic Partnership Puts Sarnia-Lambton on the World Map

Established in 2005, Sarnia-Lambton’s New Resident Attraction and Retention Program is putting Sarnia-Lambton on the world map with potential immigrants. The SEER program – targeting Students, Employees, Entrepreneurs, and Retirees, has found an eager audience for the types of education and careers available in Sarnia-Lambton. Returning last week from a series of information sessions in … Read More

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BioEnterprise and SOBIN: Collaborating to Commercialize Bioproducts in Southwestern Ontario

BioEnterprise Corporation, a commercialization agent and technology accelerator has entered into a collaboration agreement with Southwestern Ontario Bioproducts Innovation Network (SOBIN), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing new bioproducts and finding new uses for biobased feedstock in manufacturing primarily in the automotive, chemical and energy industries. “SOBIN is very excited about the opportunities that this … Read More

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Lambton College Opens Advanced Materials Engineering Research Lab

Lambton College’s $2.1 million Advanced Materials Engineering Research Lab designed to develop new engineering materials and manufacturing processes will open during an official ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 30. The new facility is aimed at improving the competitive edge of Ontario’s manufacturing sector. Invitations have been sent to delegates from Ontario Innovation Trust, senior managers and … Read More

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Shell Canada announces $4 billion investment program for 2007

Shell Canada announced today a 2007 investment plan totalling $4 billion, nearly 50 per cent higher than the 2006 plan. The 2007 plan will include more than $3.6 billion of capital expenditures and almost $400 million of related exploration and pre-development expenses that will deliver profitability and growth now and into the future. “This investment … Read More

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McGuinty Government Rewards Ontario's Future Business Leaders Across the Province

The McGuinty government announced the winners of Ontario's fifth annual Secondary School Business Plan Competition today at ceremonies held in North Bay, Cornwall, Burlington and London. <br> <br> &quot;Young entrepreneurs like today's winners are going to be the engine driving Ontario's economy in the future,&quot; said Nipissing MPP Monique Smith. &quot;I'm pleased to see that … Read More

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