$3,000 Available for Summer Student Business Start-Ups

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is excited to relaunch Summer Company, an innovative program that empowers students aged 15-29 to turn their business dreams into reality. This program provides eligible students with up to $3,000 in funding, regular mentoring sessions with local business owners and experienced business counsellors, allowing them to gain valuable experience … Read More

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Economic Partnership Wins Big for Matching Apprentices with Employers

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership won big recently at the EDCO awards for their Sarnia-Lambton Apprentice Job Match Tool. The Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) award was for the best Workforce Development & Resident Attraction initiative in the province. The Sarnia-Lambton Apprentice Job Match Tool was created by the economic partnership as a … Read More

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Skilled Job Seekers Can Connect with Employers at Networking Event

SARNIA, ON: Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and Lambton College are hosting an innovative workforce event to help local employers connect directly with skilled workers and hear from industry leaders. The event, “Recruit without Borders” will take place on Thursday, February 23rd from 8:00 am-noon at the Dante Club in Sarnia. This action-packed morning event will include … Read More

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SLEP Board of Directors Recruitment 2023

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is a not-for-profit organization and the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. With the backdrop of the beautiful blue water of Lake Huron, we have the privilege of promoting opportunities to “locate, start, grow and live” in Sarnia-Lambton. At SLEP, we focus on the distinct advantages Sarnia-Lambton proudly … Read More

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New $2500 Grant for Local Businesses to Bolster Digital Presence

SARNIA, ON: Applications for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant 4.0 are now open. This grant will help local small businesses to adopt new technologies and increase their digital presence. Local brick-and-mortar businesses can leverage this grant to increase their digital marketing, website development or improvements, new software, digital training, and hardware. Some requirements for eligibility … Read More

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Economic Partnership Revitalizing Digital Main Street Program for Local Business

SARNIA, ON: Local businesses looking to grow in Sarnia-Lambton have some great news, the Digital Main Street program is back! The Digital Main Street program provides businesses in Sarnia-Lambton an opportunity to grow their business by implementing free digital tools and technologies to help make them the most tech-savvy and competitive businesses in the province. … Read More

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New Program Connecting Local Employers with Global Talent

The Bridging Global Talent team in Sarnia-Lambton is excited to launch a free innovative online portal for local employers to connect directly with highly skilled international job seekers living in Ontario. The new portal, Explore Talent Sarnia-Lambton is supported by Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development and allows employers to hear and … Read More

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Boost to Local Businesses from Economic Partnership

SARNIA, ON: Seven small businesses have been selected to participate in the Starter Company Plus program. The Starter Company Plus program provides access to mentorship and $5,000 grants. The program is designed to foster entrepreneurship and small business growth across the county. These seven small businesses were selected following a competitive process. “We are dedicated … Read More

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