Sarnia-Lambton Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership will again be providing a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help businesses across the region use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  The DSS will be funded with a $60,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario and provided by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern … Read More

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Human Resources for Small Business Discussion

November 10, 2020

Are you a small business owner with HR questions? Would you like to participate in a facilitated discussion with your peers and local HR Consultant Lisa Isaac? Do you have burning questions about: • remote versus in person working arrangements and return to work; • accommodations under human rights – what is a want vs. … Read More

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Shell’s Sarnia Manufacturing Centre is Off the Market

A statement from Shell Manufacturing Centre in Sarnia, ON:   “Today we announced that Shell has stopped actively marketing the Sarnia Manufacturing Centre and associated infrastructure (the refinery, chemical plant, Sarnia and Hamilton Distribution terminals and Shell’s 45 per cent interest in Sun-Canadian Pipeline. As promised from the outset of the divestment process, Shell will … Read More

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Mitsubishi Corporation Purchases Olefins Unit in Bio Industrial Park Sarnia

Via BlackburnNews.com By Dave Dentinger October 15, 2020 ARLANXEO is selling its Sarnia-based olefins business to Mitsubishi Corporation. An agreement between ARLANXEO Canada, a subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, and Diamond Petrochemicals Canada, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi, was announced in a news release Wednesday. ARLANXEO’s olefins unit is located at the bio-industrial park … Read More

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What You Need to Know About Employment Standards Act and The Occupational Health & Safety Act Related to COVID-19

November 3, 2020

The Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton is hosting senior staff instructors from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. As the province re-opens from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is hosting an online information session to help you understand your employment standards and occupational health and safety rights … Read More

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COVID-19 Workforce Solutions Session One Complete

On Monday, October 5th, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership in cooperation with Lambton College Co-op & Career Services and the Sarnia-Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB) teamed up to present the first session of the Sarnia-Lambton Employer Series COVID-19 Workforce Solutions.   Session one featured local human resources expert Anthony Folan from Integral HR Solutions, Lambton Public … Read More

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Minimum Wage in Ontario Increases Today

Via the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Employment Standards Program: As of Oct. 1, the general minimum wage province-wide will change to $14.25 an hour, up from $14. Student minimum wage will go up from $13.15 an hour to $13.40, and liquor servers’ wage will go from $12.20 to $12.45 per hour. These rates will remain … Read More

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Community Improvement Plans for Sarnia

The City of Sarnia is looking to hear from businesses and residents on how it can support Mitton Village, Northgate and downtown Sarnia through the use of Community Improvement Plans. These are financial investment tools  that aim to stimulate and support key community outcomes, such as affordable housing, safety, beautification and economic/business revitalization A number … Read More

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Common Errors Made by Small Business Corporations

November 18, 2020

Corporations – get all of your tax questions answered by a Canada Revenue Agency Liaison Officer! About this Event We will cover: common tax mistakes and how to avoid them, books and record keeping tips and tricks, how to use bench-marking to your advantage, and valuable information on the CRA’s online services. Join us to … Read More

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