Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Officers at Blue Water Bridge find ‘significant’ amounts of cocaine hidden in pickup truck

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A “significant” seizure of more than 123 kilograms of suspected cocaine has been made at the Blue Water Bridge in an incident that occurred May 6. Canadian Border Security Agency officers found the drugs after a detector dog prompted a further examination. Two men from Stoney Creek, Ont., face charges after allegedly bringing in the [...]

OPP urging caution for operators of off-road vehicles and motorcycles during long weekend

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The Ontario Provincial Police is reporting that off-road vehicle (ORV) deaths have reached a four-year high and the causal factors have the OPP concerned heading into the Victoria Day Long Weekend. A total of 20 people died in ORV incidents in OPP jurisdiction during 2013, compared to 12 in 2012, 14 in 2011 and 17 in 2010.  Of the 20 fatalities in 2013, 13 of them were [...]

Sarnia Saints Rugby 2014 ‘Playing It Forward’ event will support local fire fighter charities

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The Sarnia Saints Rugby Club will be using this year’s Playing It Forward charity fundraising event to support local fire fighter charities. The celebration of Sarnia’s 100th year as a city is a key emphasis at this year’s event. This year’s activities, including a “Burger, Beer and Band” benefit on Friday, June 13 and Sarnia [...]

Mobile Summit explores how mobile devices enhance learning

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The first ever Mobile Summit is in full swing at Lambton College. The conference, which started Wednesday and runs until Friday afternoon at the Lambton College Event Centre, aims to demonstrate the value of mobile learning, the integration of technology into the classroom, and how to achieve maximum student engagement. College, university and elementary educators, as [...]

The sweet taste of victory

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The Lambton College community is celebrating a big win at this year’s Enactus Canada National Exposition. The Lambton College team walked away the winners of four of six national titles, a record achievement for a second year college or university team competing at the national level. The three day event, held in Calgary on April [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #132

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Indiefest announces 4 bands for round one on June 28th in Sarnia Entertainment Scene: Samantha Carlson shares her voice and passion for Jazz. Samantha also talks about her lastest release, “Day In – Day Out” www.samanthacarlson.com In The Community: Sarnia Mayor, Mike Bradley talks about recent activities of May 7th the official 100th birthday for [...]

Doors Open Lambton County is opportunity to take closer look at landmark sites

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Doors Open Lambton County, a two-day project set for June 21 and 22, will feature 44 sites exploring the area’s contribution to the First World War (1914-18), the incorporation of the City of Sarnia in 1914, and many other community achievements of the last 100 years. Visitors to the sites will have an opportunity to go [...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

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If your Mom is still with you, take the time to reach out on this special day. And if you no longer have her in your life, remember those precious memories of a life that was, in so many ways, dedicated to ensuring your well being. To all those who gave and continue to give, [...]

Learning by doing at Lambton College

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Students in a dual credit program at Lambton College were outdoors earlier this week, practising (and learning from instructor Dan Gutteridge) how to trim trees and handle a chainsaw in a safe manner. Numerous trees on the campus are ideal for that purpose.

Area residents learn how to prepare for emergency

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By DANIELLE COOPER It was a busy day Friday at Clearwater Arena for those gathered to mark Emergency Preparedness Day. Many Sarnia-Lambton residents turned out to view more than 85 displays and live demonstrations at the free event, which began at 9 a.m. and ran through 2 p.m., fulfilling one of the objectives: showing how [...]