Archive for the ‘Point Edward’ Category

Blue Water Bridge Canada offering tours of new corporate centre


Blue Water Bridge Canada will be offering free weekly public tours of the newly opened Blue Water Bridge Corporate Centre on Venetian Blvd in Point Edward throughout the month of August.   The one-hour tours will be held each Tuesday morning at 10 am, beginning next Tuesday, August 2.  The tour will include the Canada Border Services […]

Sarnia’s top crossing guard honoured


Bill Benson has been named Sarnia's Crossing Guard of the Year. The 14-year veteran was honoured at a barbecue late last week. His current crossing is Cathcart at Egmond on the city's northwest side. “They (all crossing guards) are a wonderful group of dedicated loyal members of our community and all deserve a recognition for […]

Sarnia man arrested after refusing to give breath sample

A 63-year-old Sarnia man is in hot water following an accident in Point Edward at about 6:30 last evening. Lambton OPP officers were called to a crash on Monk Street involving two vehicles.  No one was injured, however while speaking with the driver of an SUV, it was determined that he had been drinking. Police […]

UPDATED: Blue Water Corporate Centre officially opens in Point Edward

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The $70 million Blue Water Bridge Corporate Centre was officially opened this morning in the presence of about 90 invited guests, including Federal Minister of State for Transportation, Steven Fletcher. The new centre, on Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward, incorporates the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Canada Border Service Agency and Bluewater Bridge Canada into […]

Local MADD chapter hosting candlelight vigil tonight

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MADD Sarnia Lambton invites all victims of impaired driving and any person wanting to show their support in the battle against impaired driving, to join them for at a Candlelight Vigil tonight (Friday) at the Point Edward Optimist Hall, Alexandria Ave, Point Edward at 7 pm Invitations are extended as well to all emergency services, […]

Bruziewicz withdraws from Sarnia-Lambton NDP nomination


Andy Bruziewicz has withdrawn from the Sarnia-Lambton provincial NDP nomination process. Having received no response to his response to postpone the nomination meeting until after Labour Day, the long-time City Councilor announced on Tuesday evening that he would no longer allow his name to stand. Bruziewicz had wanted the additional time in order for the […]

Family emergency causes Tim Hudak to cancel speaking engagement in Point Edward


The leader of the Ontario PC Party will not be speaking in our area tomorrow (Tuesday) as originally scheduled. “A family emergency has made it necessary for Mr. (Tim) Hudak to cancel this and other commitments,” said a news release issued by the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce this afternoon.   The PC leader's office […]

TVCOGECO Sarnia captures three provincial awards


TVCOGECO Sarnia has been named the recipient of three Ontario-wide awards at this week’s TVCOGECO Star Awards in Burlington. The annual event celebrates local television across more than 20 systems throughout Ontario. Local producer Daniel Ricottone captured top prize for best Arts/Entertainment program for an episode of The Daily Grind that featured local music group […]

A note from the Publisher: Calendar of Events launched as new feature

When we first began serving the community, still less than seven months ago (Nov. 15, 2010), one of our primary goals was to be a community builder. With that in mind, we've launched a free "Calendar of Events" service. Simply click on the tab on our home page and see what's happening, either today, this […]

Housing starts in Sarnia region lag behind last year

Housing starts are down significantly in the Sarnia area through the first five months of 2011. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says there were 61 homes started in Sarnia, Point Edward and St. Clair Township by the end of May. That compares to 80 during the same period last year which is a decrease of […]