Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

Bluewater Health gets ready to mark National Infection Control Week starting Monday

‘Spread Knowledge, Not Infection’ is the theme of this year’s National Infection Control Week, October 15 to 19, coordinated by the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association (CHICA) of Canada. To mark the week in hospital, Bluewater Health is focusing on the importance of preventing the transmission of infection through action such as hand hygiene, [...]

OPP charge driver of pickup with racing, driving with altered licence

Lambton OPP say they stopped a driver of a Ford pickup yesterday (Oct. 10), charging him with having an altered driver’s licence and driving at least 50 km/h over the posted limit of 80 km/h. The incident, which occurred around 10:20 p.m. in area of Highway 40 near LaSalle Line, was confirmed by radar, say [...]

Circles program has life-changing effect on local single mother

Circles program has life-changing effect on local single mother

Crystal Fach has come full circle. The 32-year-old single mother of two knows what it is like to live in poverty, struggle with self-esteem and other socio-economic issues. Three years ago Crystal became involved with Lambton County’s Circles program, a unique anti-poverty initiative in Sarnia-Lambton. The first program of its kind in Canada, it uses [...]

Lambton Children’s Safety Village to develop safety program Village

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Children are always taught to be careful. Starting from young ages, they get lessons like "Don't talk to strangers" and "Don't touch the stove." What about all of the information teachers and parents didn't remember to give them? There have been changes in the world and the advances in technology have opened up a whole [...]

Call centre company plans job fair to evaluate local employment market

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HGS Canada, a call centre company, is coming to Sarnia for a two-day "job fair" in which the firm, formerly known as OLS, will assess the local employment market. The job fair is planned for October 29 and 30 at the Lambton Inn, 1457 London Road from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates interested in [...]

Vehicle left unattended is relieved of gift cards

  Sometime over the weekend, a vehicle left unattended at a St Clair Parkway parking lot north of Corunna was entered. Stolen was $200 in gift cards. Three were described as $50 Visa gift cards, and two $25 American Express cards. There are no suspects, say Lambton OPP. Vehicle owners are reminded to always lock [...]

OPP says 65 ticketed so far in seatbelt blitz that will continue through next weekend

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Lambton OPP say they have charged 65 persons so far in a seatbelt blitz that began last Monday (Sept. 24) and will continue through this Saturday, Oct. 6.   At least two incidents encountered by officers is indicative of how some motorists appear to be treating the issue of seatbelt use. In one, which occurred [...]

OPP renews appeal for witnesses to Grand Bend accident after one of pedestrians dies

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  Lambton OPP is renewing its appeal to any witnesses to an incident where two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle on Ontario Street in Grand Bend on Sept. 15. One of the pedestrians, 51-year-old Veronique Sullivan of Mississauga, has died of injuries sustained in the collision. The other pedestrian was treated and released from [...]

OPP begin campaign to enforce seat belt law

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The OPP alongside its policing partners will be participating in the Ministry of Transportation Provincial Seatbelt Campaign which began Monday September 24, 2012 and ends at midnight on Saturday October 6, 2012.  During this time, the OPP officers will increase their visibility throughout the province to ensure that motorists are wearing their seatbelts and that children are [...]

Dignitaries get glimpse of Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery ahead of Oct. 5 opening

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The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery welcomed its first guests with a Dignitary Reception Friday afternoon, the first official opening event of the new gallery. Those in attendance heard remarks from special guests including:  Patricia Davidson, Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton (who also represented the Honorable James Moore, Minister of Heritage); Lambton County Warden [...]