New $2500 Grant for Local Businesses to Bolster Digital Presence

SARNIA, ON: Applications for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant 4.0 are now open. This grant will help local small businesses to adopt new technologies and increase their digital presence. Local brick-and-mortar businesses can leverage this grant to increase their digital marketing, website development or improvements, new software, digital training, and hardware. Some requirements for eligibility … Read More

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Economic Partnership Revitalizing Digital Main Street Program for Local Business

SARNIA, ON: Local businesses looking to grow in Sarnia-Lambton have some great news, the Digital Main Street program is back! The Digital Main Street program provides businesses in Sarnia-Lambton an opportunity to grow their business by implementing free digital tools and technologies to help make them the most tech-savvy and competitive businesses in the province. … Read More

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New Program Connecting Local Employers with Global Talent

The Bridging Global Talent team in Sarnia-Lambton is excited to launch a free innovative online portal for local employers to connect directly with highly skilled international job seekers living in Ontario. The new portal, Explore Talent Sarnia-Lambton is supported by Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development and allows employers to hear and … Read More

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Boost to Local Businesses from Economic Partnership

SARNIA, ON: Seven small businesses have been selected to participate in the Starter Company Plus program. The Starter Company Plus program provides access to mentorship and $5,000 grants. The program is designed to foster entrepreneurship and small business growth across the county. These seven small businesses were selected following a competitive process. “We are dedicated … Read More

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Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub in Sarnia-Lambton Releases Ambitious Plan to Drive Economic Growth

SARNIA, ON: As Ontario’s hydrogen leader, Sarnia-Lambton envisions significant economic expansion, diversification, and job creation, linked to low-carbon hydrogen. To support the region’s ambition of being the launching point of a large-scale, multi-faceted low-carbon hydrogen economy in Ontario – as Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub – the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has released the Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub in … Read More

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Nominations Open for Employer Apprenticeship Awards

Help us recognize an employer who excels in apprenticeship training by nominating them for an Employer Award! The Southwest Apprenticeship Network is hosting a Gala to recognize and appreciate the work our local employers do with apprentices and we encourage you to nominate an employer you see fit! Nomination deadline is January 16th, 2023 More … Read More

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Shell Proposes Biodiesel Blending Project at Sarnia Manufacturing Centre in Corunna

Shell is proposing to construct infrastructure for biodiesel blending at its Sarnia Manufacturing Centre in Corunna. The project would allow for the blending of FAME [Fatty Acid Methyl Ester] into diesel ULSD [Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel] to create a biodiesel. The initiative would further develop the Sarnia-Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster and allow Shell to make … Read More

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Enbridge Gas Proposes Infrastructure Project to Develop Renewable Natural Gas from Twin Creeks Landfill

Enbridge Gas is proposing a major infrastructure project in conjunction with Waste Management to develop renewable natural gas (RNG) at the Twin Creeks Landfill in Watford. The project will involve the construction of a new RNG injection station and approximately 20km of pipeline that would be construction in the Township of Warwick and Municipality of … Read More

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Major Upgrades and Expansion Proposed at St. Clair Energy Centre by Invenergy

To help meet the provinces growing need for reliable and efficient electricity, Invenergy is proposing modernization upgrades and an expansion of the St. Clair Energy Centre facility in St. Clair Township. The upgrades and expansion would add up to an additional 180 megawatts (MW) of electricity generation capacity and be completed as two separate projects. … Read More

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