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

Posted in: Headlines

Ontario minimum wage increasing to $15 per hour in January, sources say

Sources say Premier Doug Ford will make the official announcement on Tuesday and the change will come into effect on Jan. 1. Sources said the minimum wage will continue to rise by the rate of inflation after the boost to $15 per hour. Minimum wage in Ontario is currently $14.35 per hour. READ MORE

Posted in: Headlines

Oversized load corridor project progressing

It would have been “virtually impossible” to move a 287-tonne industrial vessel from Sarnia’s harbour to Shell’s Corunna plant in September without the work already done in a $19-million oversized load corridor project, the project’s manager says. READ MORE

Posted in: Headlines

Origin Materials Construction Project 6 Months Ahead of Plan

Origin Materials, the world’s leading carbon negative materials company with a mission to enable the world’s transition to sustainable materials, is pleased to announce that it has successfully lifted and installed all its previously fabricated key production modules for its first manufacturing plant in October 2021, six months ahead of schedule as announced in April … Read More

Posted in: Headlines, SLEP News

Airport options presented to Sarnia council

Setting up a municipally funded corporation to run the Sarnia Airport is one of the recommendations from a working group tasked with providing city council guidance on what to do with the money-losing asset. Similar to the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park or Tourism Sarnia-Lambton, the “municipal services company” would still be accountable to municipal funders, … Read More

Posted in: Headlines

New air and space centre one of many recommendations to save airport

Sarnia’s Airport Action Working Group believes the future of the city’s airport requires a return to moving over 30,000 passengers a year. The group, presenting a report to council with several recommendations Monday, states that the airport is capable of increasing ridership, and has achieved the benchmark before, but more than one airline carrier will … Read More

Posted in: Headlines

Petrolia Introduces Christmas Market

The Christmas Market will see different vendors than both the Tuesday and Saturday Market, and organizers promise a variety of arts, crafts, local partnerships, food vendors, breweries, wineries and more.  The Christmas Market will run for one day only, December 4, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. READ MORE

Posted in: Headlines

Page 4 of 133