Lambton agricultural producers and agri-businesses have the opportunity to access valuable resources

SARNIA, ON: To grow and strengthen local agricultural producers and agri-businesses, a new program has been launched by the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership.  The Lambton Agriculture Engagement and Support Program includes  one-on-one consultations, seminars and workshops, and virtual farm tours. Key areas of economic development for the sector will focus on support for business start-ups or succession in the community, develop emerging and innovative partners, address barriers to business growth, attract … Read More

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One-on-one consultation sign up for local farmers and agricultural businesses: Lambton Agriculture Engagement and Support Program

September 16, 2021 - December 1, 2021

Local farmers and agricultural businesses are encouraged to participate in a complimentary one-on-one consultation with an industry specialist to address areas of concern that may be affecting their business. They will receive follow-up support and direction on how to remove the barriers through programs and direction they may not be aware of.  These consultations will be offered through October and November, 2021. To schedule a consultation, please … Read More

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Digital Service Squad Will Help Sarnia-Lambton Small Businesses With Digital Transformation

September 13, 2021:  Sarnia, ON.  The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has announced that it has received a $60,000 grant from Digital Main Street’s Ontario Grants Program (OGP) for a Digital Service Squad (DSS), which will provide trained digital specialists to local small businesses to help them adopt online technologies and digitally transform their sales, marketing and … Read More

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Student Entrepreneurs Launched Businesses This Summer

SARNIA, ON: Sarnia-Lambton area student entrepreneurs were supported in creating new businesses this summer through the Summer Company Program. Their accomplishments were honoured during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, August 19th. The event celebrated their small businesses, recognized their participation in the Summer Company Program and premiered two new promotional videos, featuring current participants and … Read More

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Indoor rec facility proposal in the works for Sarnia

Details of the facility, including where it will be located in the city, are still pending, but councillors were given an update this week on community feedback via consultant Monteith Brown, who were hired for project planning this spring with a $74,000 contract. FOR MORE ON THE STORY

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Online seminar ready to help entrepreneurs succeed in Sarnia-Lambton

SARNIA, ON: Entrepreneurs looking for guidance to start their own business are invited to attend the virtual seminar, Learning for Life: Entrepreneurship 101, Tuesday, September 28th from 6:30P.M. –  8:00P.M. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre has partnered with the Lambton County Library to offer this virtual service designed to help local entrepreneurs that are considering starting their own business but do not know where to start and are looking … Read More

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Province releases guidance for businesses on new vaccine verification program

Starting September 22, patrons will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated before eating indoors, watching a sporting event, or going to the gym. These businesses are being asked to verify a person’s vaccine receipt against government issued ID before allowing them to partake in activities indoors. Ontario’s Health Minister is advising restaurants and … Read More

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Free library resources offered to local entrepreneurs

The Lambton County Library is highlighting the free services it has available to small businesses and entrepreneurs. They’ve teamed up with the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre to offer a pair of virtual seminars. READ MORE

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Lambton County libraries offering help printing vaccination receipts

Beginning Sept. 22, Ontario is requiring residents to show proof of full vaccination to use some indoor businesses and settings, including restaurants and bars, but not outdoor patios or for takeout. The Lambton County Library is offering help for residents in Sarnia and other area communities who need to print copies of their COVID-19 vaccination … Read More

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