LCY Biosciences is taking advantage of the export potential of the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster.

Locally produced succinic acid is being used to make a biodegradable plastic to replace single use plastics overseas. LCY Biosciences General Manager Dex Hsu said a thin layer of the plastic is used in paper cups. “The purpose of this plastic is actually to prevent the paper from getting soaked by water,” said Hsu. For … Read More

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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: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/sarnia-port-huron-border-restrictions-1.6112512  

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July 14, 2021: BEC Webinar – COVID-19 Safety Regulations and Return to Work

July 14, 2021

Are you prepared for the changing regulations and requirements for your small business? Join The Business Enterprise Centre in discussion with Lisa Isaac Human Resources to learn more about how to keep your employees and customers healthy and safe through the changing requirements and restrictions relating to the Covid-19 regulations. Lisa Isaac is an Indigenous … Read More

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Entrepreneurship and Job Creation Supported in Sarnia-Lambton Through The Starter Company Plus Program

Crystal De Boer, Sweet Maple Designs, is pictured.         Ellan Dickieson, Senior Transitions Made Simple, is pictured.       SARNIA, ON: Eight small businesses have been selected to participate in the Starter Company Plus program, supporting entrepreneurship and job creation in the Sarnia-Lambton area. The Starter Company Plus program provides access … Read More

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June 23, 2021 DMS Webinar: Which Digital Marketing Channels are Best for my Business?

June 23, 2021

Which digital marketing channels are best for my business? Facebook? Youtube? Twitter? Tik Tok? Email? Instagram? Blogs? There are now more digital marketing channels than ever before. It’s impossible to promote your business on all of them, nor should you. The question on every business owner’s mind is, which digital marketing channels are the best … Read More

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June 24, 2021 DMS Webinar: Photography for Small Business with Richard Beland Photography

June 24, 2021

Are your photos positively impacting your digital marketing efforts? Learn to use your phone camera to improve your digital media efforts! Overview Interested in using your phone camera to make more compelling photographs? Learn how to utilize mobile phone features that are designed to improve your photographic possibilities. Instructor, Richard Beland will begin with techniques … Read More

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Gold Award For Sarnia-Lambton Marketing Initiative

SARNIA, ON: A marketing initiative to showcase the Sarnia-Lambton area has received an international “gold medal” from the Hermes Creative Awards. The marketing initiative went to print early last year following extensive research, consultation, and development, resulting in the production of a marketing brochure for each of the Sarnia-Lambton area’s eleven local municipalities. “With a … Read More

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June 15, 2021: BEC Webinar – Customer Service for Small Business

June 15, 2021

How to build and maintain relationships that attract, retain, and build your client base through referrals. In this workshop we will explore the importance of customer service to building and maintaining your business – as satisfied customers are repeat customers, but more importantly, ambassadors of your business. Presented by Chrissy McRoberts: an innovative business owner … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Annual General Meeting

June 15, 2021

Sarnia, ON:  The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will host its Annual General Meeting via videoconference on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Beginning at 8:00am, the Annual General Meeting will include a presentation of last year’s financial statements, election of new directors, an update on our strategic priorities and accomplishments, and guest speakers: Enbridge Gas Ltd. Projects in … Read More

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