Oil change: Mayor calls for energy summit

Sarnia’s Mayor Mike Bradley wants the city to host a Community and Environmental Summit — similar to previous successful summits — to discuss the environment and future of energy as it relates to industry in Sarnia-Lambton. Partners could include Lambton County, First Nations, the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park, Lambton College, Bio-industrial Innovation Canada (BIC), the … Read More

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Enbridge aims to meet increased local demand with pipeline expansion project

Enbridge Gas is announcing the completion of a pipeline expansion project to better service companies in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley. The reinforcement of a 1.2km, 20 diameter section of natural gas pipeline will help meet increased demand, specifically when it comes to NOVA Chemicals’ two growth projects. READ MORE

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Woodland Biofuels exploring alternative products for Sarnia site

As the world moves to a lower-carbon future, Woodland Biofuels is taking a second look at what it plans to make at a biochemical plant it’s planning for Sarnia. “In the last year, the pendulum has really swung our way in a big way and a myriad of exciting opportunities have opened up,” said Greg … Read More

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PetroChem Canada Conference.

June 21, 2022 - June 22, 2022

Planning is well underway for PetroChem Canada 2022, taking place in Sarnia, Ontario, June 21-22. We are developing an exceptional program featuring organizations including NOVA Chemicals and BASF.The program being developed is around the theme: Developing Canada’s Downstream Sector is Key to Maximizing the Value of Our Natural Resources, Whilst Meeting Aggressive Environmental Targets. Certainly COP26 gives us lots to … Read More

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We’re Hiring

Economic Development Officer The Economic Development Officer’s key role is the promotion, development and growth of targeted community sectors. This position focuses on business attraction and business retention/expansion in the strategic sectors. The Economic Development Officer’s key role is to be an effective relationship builder, connector, influencer, negotiator that sees to the promotion, development and … Read More

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Apprentice-trainer awards open for nominations

The awards via the Sarnia-Lambton Apprenticeship Network – focused on bolstering skilled trades opportunities locally – opened for nominations earlier this month, said the network’s Mikelle Bryson-Campbell, also a senior researcher with the network-member Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board. Five awards are available – one each from the automotive, industrial, construction and service sectors, and … Read More

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Massive natural gas project receives support from Lambton councillors

A proposed natural gas project in Lambton county, estimated to cost upwards of $250 million, officially has the backing of county council. Enbridge Gas received unanimous support for its Dawn Corunna Project when council agreed to endorse a letter to the company Wednesday morning. During a virtual presentation, Enbridge Director of Gas Storage and Pipeline … Read More

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Ontario will not mandate COVID-19 vaccines for hospital workers

The Ontario government says it will not be moving forward in enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for hospital workers. The province said it made its decision after speaking to hospitals and health-care partners about the potential impact a policy of that magnitude would entail and based on “real-world evidence here in Ontario and across Canada.” In … Read More

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Copper Flats Bison Co.

David Noorloos has turned his childhood fascination with bison into a booming business. “Growing up in Wyoming (Ont,) we were right around the corner from a bison farm,” David says. “Every time we would drive by that farm I would be trying to find them. It was always a highlight of the drive to see … Read More

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