Archive for the ‘Enniskillen’ Category

It’s election day in Canada: Polls open at 9:30 this morning

  Canadians go to the polls today to choose their next government. Polls opens at 9:30 this morning throughout the Eastern time zone, including in Sarnia-Lambton and Lambton-Kent-Middlesex ,and they close at 9:30 this evening. Results will begin to become available at 10 pm after the polls close in British Columbia.  

Doug Slipacoff named Lambton “AAA” Coach of the Year

  The newly appointed assistant coach with the Lambton Shores Predators has been named the recipient of the Lambton Jr. Sting AAA organizations Ted Garvin Coach of the Year award for this past season. Doug Slipacoff took over the Lambton Jr Sting Minor Midgets on short notice and was able to coach the team to a third place finish […]

St. Clair Region Conservation Authority offers scholarships

The deadline is fast approaching for the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority scholarships. The scholarships are available for graduating high school students who are continuing in post-secondary studies in a conservation field (biology, ecology, geography, forestry, agriculture, fish and wildlife etc.). Up to two $1,000 awards and up to two $500 awards will be provided […]

Phase Two of DineSafe Lambton kicks in on Sunday

  The second phase of DineSafe Lambton, the new food safety and inspection disclosure program, comes into being through Lambton County on Sunday, May 1.   “In Phase 2, every operator of high risk and medium risk Food Handling Premises is required to ensure there is, at all times when the establishment is operating, at […]

TVCOGECO to host candidates meeting tonight

  In an effort to help local residents decide who would best represent their interests in Ottawa, TVCOGECO is hosting a federal all-candidates meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Sarnia City Hall council chambers at 7:30pm. The five candidates have all been invited to participate in “Behind the Ballot”, a 90-minute live broadcast moderated […]

Severe thunderstorm watch updated for Sarnia-Lambton

  Environment Canada has issued an updated thunderstorm watch for Sarnia-Lambton. The latest watch suggests that large hail, heavy rain and damaging wind may still appear in our region this afternoon. Weather rather shows wet weather in many areas to the south and west of Detroit as of 3 pm on Wednesday.    

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

  Tourism and music will bring the curtain down tonight on another season of “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Host Barry Wright will welcome Marlene Wood, the new General Manager of Tourism Sarnia-Lambton, as well as Jake McBean and Tayler Penford, two area students taking part in Unison at the RBC Centre next Monday. […]

Chamber reminds voters of its election website

With the May 2 federal election campaign now in the sprint stage to the finish line, the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce is reminding the electorate of its election information website, www.sarnialambtonvotes.com   “So much information comes out over the course of a six-week campaign,” said Chamber President and CEO Garry McDonald. “It's hard to keep […]

Sarnia-Lambton candidates tackle a variety of issues at meeting

  If any of the estimated 100 people in attendance at an all-candidates meeting on Tuesday at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club were expecting a home run from any of the five candidates in Sarnia-Lambton riding they went away disappointed. The candidates towed their respective party lines when answering questions about the economy, renewable […]

Thousands vote in advance polls in Sarnia-Lambton

  Steady. That's how the returning officer for Sarnia-Lambton described three days of advance polls that ended on Monday. “We had between six and seven thousand, (ballots casts), said Mary O'Bradovic. “It (the turnout) was almost exactly the same as last time,” she added. Like many other areas, O'Bradovic said she and her staff had […]