Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

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

Creative County Fund

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 […]

Petrolia teenager ‘very happy’ with leg received from War Amps

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Being a left leg amputee hasn’t stopped 14-year-old Cody Bell of Petrolia from living a full and active life. In fact, he can do everything everyone else can do, sometimes with the help of a special device. Cody was recently fitted with a new artificial leg which he wears for everyday use, thanks to support […]

Household Hazardous mobile drop-off will visit Forest

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The popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in August and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost. The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, August […]

Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the […]

Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow […]