Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

United Way campaign is going full steam with Day of Caring on Tuesday

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) is Campaign Kickoff day with the Day of Caring. As a result of employee kickoff BBQs last week at Styrolution, all four NOVA Chemicals sites, Imperial Oil, and Cabot, plus a steady flow of contributions from retirees, I’m pleased to report that [...]

Around Lambton County, the municipal race for office is on

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Around Lambton County, the race is on (as it is, of course, in Sarnia as well). In a number of municipalities, including St. Clair Township, Point Edward, Plympton-Wyoming, Enniskillen Township, Dawn-Euphemia, and Warwick Township, the Mayor’s position was acclaimed. By municipality, here is the entire slate of candidates (including those acclaimed to Mayor). ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP: [...]

Economic Partnership will be asking businesses for input on ways to improve exports

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce and Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation are partnering in a community wide survey that hopes to gather information that will identify opportunities and challenges associated with exporting goods and services from Lambton County. The information collected will be used to identify needs, concerns and opportunities related to [...]

Area businesses lauded for ‘Putting a Shine On’ by Chamber

Pictured from left are Adelle Richards, Mary Moulden, Rory Ring of the Chamber, and Tracy Kingston from Kay's Petals and Plants.

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has named three area businesses as winners of its Put a Shine on Sarnia Lambton contest. Kay’s Petals and Plants in Corunna, the Sarnia Riding Club in Sarnia, and OLG Casino in Point Edward all received the awards on Wednesday. Tracy Kingston of Kay’s said she was surprised to [...]

Public invited to give input on strategic plan for Addiction services

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The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network would like to hear from members of the public on their views about its Addiction Strategic Plan. An anonymous survey can be filled out online at this link. The deadline for survey respondents is Friday, October 3, 2014. Hard copies of the survey are also available at [...]

County looking for applications for ‘creative’ projects

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Individuals or organizations with a heritage or arts-related project idea are again invited to submit funding applications to Lambton’s Creative County Committee.  The fall intake of 2014 is now open, with applications being received until 4 p.m. Thursday, October 9. Funding guidelines and mandatory application and budget forms can be found by clicking on the [...]

An important week for United Way as campaign begins gathering steam

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton This marks a busy week at the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. The county’s two largest employee campaigns will officially kickoff this week with all four NOVA Sites Tuesday through Friday, and Imperial on Thursday. This is a week both United Ways….and BBQ lovers dream about.  We have the four [...]

Lambton County issues HEAT ALERT

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A HEAT ALERT has been issued for Lambton County by Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health based on the latest forecast from Environment Canada. Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning with humidex values of 40 degrees expected to last all day Friday. The alert will remain in effect until tonight when conditions are expected to [...]

Coronation Day Care Nursery will close its doors Nov. 28

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Lambton County Council has voted to close Coronation Day Care Nursery, the Sarnia-based early childhood education facility. The 20-17 recorded vote took place at Wednesday afternoon’s regular County Council meeting. The closure decision will affect 40 full and part-time staff, 38 of whom are members of CUPE Local 2926. The high cost of operations combined [...]

School bus safety study has OPP issuing reminder to motorists in back-to-school season

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Lambton OPP, while gearing up for the “back-to-school” season, is expressing concern over a province-wide five-day study by the Independent School Bus Operators Association that was conducted last May. In that study, which was done between May 5 and May 9, 2014, a significant number of drivers said that motorists had failed to stop for [...]