Imperial City Brew House opens on Friday

Paul Morden – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 23, 2020 Doors open Friday at Imperial City Brew House, Sarnia’s newest craft brewery. Partners Craig Brodie, Kyle Blandford, Matt Whitney and Mike Barker spend two years planning, filling out paperwork and turning the former XS Cargo store at 1330 Exmouth St. into a brewery and tap room, … Read More

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Slots returning to Hiawatha in one week

Tyler Kula – The Sarnia Observer, Jan. 15, 2020 The return of slot machines to Hiawatha Horse Park is happening Jan. 30. Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, set to operate the incoming 150 slot machines as Gateway Casinos Sarnia, is applying the finishing touches after recent renovations to the 6,700 square-metre (22,000 square-foot) gaming floor and … Read More

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SWIFT Announces Lambton County Fibre Projects

Wyoming, ON – On Monday, January 20, 2020, Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) announced four large-scale fibre projects that will deliver faster internet speeds to Lambton County businesses and residents. The projects in Lambton Shores, the Town of Plympton-Wyoming, St. Clair Township and Kettle and Stony Point First Nation will provide high-speed fibre-optic broadband … Read More

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Canadian residents flocking to Sarnia

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 8, 2020) — North Vancouver, B.C., is the No. 1 U-Haul Canadian Growth City, according to U-Haul® data analyzing Canadian migration trends in 2019, with the City of Sarnia coming in at No. 15 on the list after having been unranked in 2018. The waterfront district across from the picturesque, ever-expanding destination … Read More

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City of Sarnia ends 2019 with 554 building permits

Dave Dentinger – Blackburn News Sarnia, Jan. 13, 2020 Sarnia’s building stats ended 2019 with a bang. The permit for Tricar Group’s 15-storey, 123-unit apartment tower on the former Sarnia Gazette property was issued by city hall in December. The permit to London-based Carvest Properties Limited for 275 Front St. N., amounts to $28.5 million. … Read More

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Lambton Mall sold

Melanie Irwin – Blackburn News Sarnia, Jan. 10, 2020 Lambton Mall has been sold to a Toronto based property investment, management and leasing company. BlackburnNews.com has learned that the sale to Europro by Chicago real estate company Cushman and Wakefield was finalized on Wednesday, January 8. The purchase price was not disclosed. Europro’s Property Management … Read More

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Lambton College and Catholic School Board piloting entrepreneurship program

Colin Gowdy – Blackburn News Sarnia, Jan. 5, 2020 Enactus Lambton and the St. Clair Catholic School Board have teamed-up to inspire entrepreneurial action among local elementary students. The One Future Program is an entrepreneurial leadership development program providing hands-on knowledge for students. Through a series of workshops, students work to identify a need at … Read More

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2019 a year of significant progress for NOVA projects

Josh Boyce – Blackburn News Sarnia, Dec. 11, 2019 NOVA Chemicals says 2019 was an extremely productive year as work continues on a pair of high cost projects locally. So far, around 800 skilled trades workers have logged over 996,000 hours building a second polyethylene facility on Rokeby Line, and expanding the Corunna cracker. Once … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership accepting applications for Board opening

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (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; however, preference will be given to candidates whose background falls within one of the following areas: Leadership in the Real Estate Sector, and/or Leadership … Read More

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