8-week Business Planning Course Begins

January 15, 2024 - March 4, 2024

Are you looking to destress the business planning process and put your ideas to the test? Join our FREE business planning course today! Developed and led by Chelsey Hart from Your Initiative, this course will guide you through the critical elements of a simple business plan and help you work through it in small bites. … Read More

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Pitch Preparation Webinar

January 11, 2024

The Government of Ontario is offering a series of free webinars to help reboot your export business. This workshop designed to help you develop the all important “pitch presentation” skills for presenting to international buyers. We begin with what is most important to your customers and business partners – focusing on how you communicate your … Read More

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Lambton College Launches Canadian Research Extrusion Lab (CERL)

October 11, 2023 – Today, Lambton College officially launched of the Canadian Extrusion Research Lab (CERL) at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Sarnia. Lambton College has been at the forefront of collaborative applied research in the area of material development since the early 2000s. With a deep commitment to nurturing a skilled workforce and … Read More

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Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario Issued BDO Zone ‘A’ Rating for Corn Stover

September 12, 2023 – The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC), and Ecostrat are pleased to announce the issue of an investment grade Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) Zone rating for corn stover for Sarnia-Lambton. The Sarnia-Lambton BDO Zone is ‘A’, or “high quality”, based on reliable generation of biomass, lack of large-scale competition for feedstock, and access to larger supply … Read More

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Advanced Recycling Facility Being Considered at Imperial Oil in Sarnia

Melanie Irwin (Sarnia News Today) – June 29, 2023 Imperial is considering constructing an advanced recycling facility in Sarnia with the capacity to process over 300 Olympic sized swimming pools of plastic bags. Chemicals Planning and Basic Chemicals Manager Kathy Porter tells Sarnia News Today they would use technology similar to what ExxonMobil has at its newly … Read More

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NOVA Chemicals and Plastic Energy to Explore Feasibility of Advanced Recycling Facility in Sarnia-Lambton

June 28, 2023 – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) and Plastic Energy have entered into an agreement to explore the feasibility of developing a pyrolysis-driven advanced recycling facility in the Sarnia, Ontario, region. If constructed, the facility would be the largest of its kind in Canada with a potential initial capacity of 66kt per annum. “Post-use … Read More

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Digital Main Street Event: Digital Tools, Software & Apps to Manage Your Small Business

September 13, 2023

This workshop is a free IN-PERSON event for small businesses in Sarnia.  September 13th, 2023 1:00-4:00 p.m. St. Clair Corporate Center Register Here From accounting to scheduling, file sharing to project management, there are digital tools to help with every aspect of running a small business. Knowing which ones are right for you can be … Read More

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Renewable natural gas project coming to Watford-area landfill

Tyler Kula – June 13, 2023 A methane-harnessing project at Waste Management’s Twin Creeks landfill near Warwick could be operational in early 2025, producing enough natural gas to heat 35,000 homes a year for 20 years, a site official says. “That’s pretty cool,” said engineering manager Wayne Jenken. The project, announced at the landfill Tuesday, … Read More

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2023 AGM Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

June 27, 2023

Join us Tuesday, June 27th for Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Annual General Meeting from 8:00 am-9:30 am at the Dante Club Sarnia. Open to the public, registration is required by June 15th, 2023. Breakfast will be provided. We will be launching our 5-year strategic plan. Any questions, please contact SLEP Executive Assistant, Brittany Moore at brittany@sarnialambton.on.ca … Read More

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New St. Clair Township Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Plant will be ‘Hydrogen-Ready’

Paul Morden – May 19, 2023 The president of the company set to build a second natural gas-fired electricity generation plant at the Greenfield South Power site in St. Clair Township says it will be designed to switch to hydrogen once the fuel source is commercially available. Gregory Vogt, president of Toronto-based Easter n Power, … Read More

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