Archive for the ‘Warwick’ Category

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 […]

Bailey’s “Call Before You Dig” bill receives unanimous support at second reading

  Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey's private member’s bill dubbed the “Call Before You Dig” Act that, if passed, will establish Ontario One Call Ltd. as a not-for-profit call centre, a single point-of-contact for all underground utility location services in Ontario has passed unanimously through second reading at Queen's Park.   “I’m very happy that the […]

Local welfare trend continues to climb

  The welfare rolls in Sarnia-Lambton continue to rise. The latest statistics indicate 2,775 people were on Ontario Works in March. That's an 8.2 per cent increase since the beginning of the 2011 It's also an increase of more than one thousand cases or 64 per cent in the past five years.

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight at 7 pm on TVCOGECO

  Hundreds of developmentally-challenged individuals in Sarnia-Lambton are not getting the timely care they need due to a lack of provincial funding. That was the message today from Community Living Sarnia-Lambton. John Hagens, the executive director of that group will join Barry Wright on “Wright to the Point” tonight on TVCOGECO to talk more about […]

East Lambton fire causes $75,000 damage

  Damage is set at $75,000 as a result of a fire in the 6000 block of Churchill Line just before 4 this morning. Watford and Warwick Firefighters say the lone person in the house was awakened by a smoke detector and made it out safely Lambton OPP say the fire, that appears to have […]

Snow in the forecast for today and tomorrow

  And you thought it was safe to store the snow shovel in the shed! A band of mixed precipitation has moved into our area and the weak system is expected to drop about 5 cm. (2 inches) of snow on the region before tapering off the rain this afternoon. More flurries are in the […]

MPP Bailey introduces bill to make digging safer in Ontario

  Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey has introduced a private member’s bill entitled the ‘Ontario One Call Act, 2011’, that, when passed, will establish Ontario One Call Ltd. as a not-for-profit call centre, a single point-of-contact for all underground utility location services in Ontario. “Across Ontario, hidden just below our feet, there is a complex and growing network […]

Local jail delegation stonewalled in Toronto; Bradley

  Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley says he was appalled and disappointed at the lack of respect shown a local delegation today by Ontario's Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Jim Bradley. The local group, made up of representatives from business, labour, legal and First Nations communities, went to Queen's Park to ask for, among […]

“Wright to the Point” tonight on TVCOGECO

  Two of Sarnia-Lambton's  best-known and most respected environmental voices will both make an appearance tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Larry Cornelis will drop by to talk about his new DVD about the natural treasurers of Lambton County, while Shawn McKnight will sit down with host Barry Wright during the second half […]

No knockout punches as Sarnia-Lambton candidates spar over health issues

  Conservative candidate Pat Davidson refuted an assertion on Monday that the Stephen Harper government has not supported the Lambton County Community Health Study. “That is totally incorrect,” she said at an all-candidates meeting on Monday at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium televised live on TVCOGECO. Davidson says the previous government supplied $100,000 in in-kind […]