Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Love Canal waste won’t be coming to Lambton County

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It would appear the “no thanks” was sufficient to re-route tons of toxic waste originating from the infamous Love Canal dump near Niagara Falls, N.Y., that was headed to the Clean Harbors facility in St. Clair Township. A series of e-mails forwarded by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and subsequently by County Warden Bev MacDougall confirmed […]

Two-year-old girl dies in single vehicle roll-over accident on Highway 402

Lambton OPP say a two-year-old girl was killed as the result of a single vehicle rollover accident on Highway 402 west of Oil Heritage Road Saturday evening (December 13) that also left two adults, a Sarnia man and Sarnia woman, both 27, with injuries. The deceased girl has been identified as Faith Crockford-Vandermeer of Corunna. Daniel […]

Bev MacDougall elected Warden by fellow County Councillors

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Sarnia City/County Councillor Bev MacDougall has been elected the 156th Warden of Lambton County. The election, which took place this afternoon (Wednesday, December 10), was contested by MacDougall and St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold. Mayor Ian Veen of the Village of Oil Springs was elected from among five candidates for the position of Deputy […]

United Way goes ‘over the top’ in its campaign, raising $1.95m so far

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It’s perhaps the three words a campaign manager would love to hear—Over the Top. And that’s the case with this year’s United Way of Sarnia-Lambton annual community campaign, with 2014 fundraising campaign chair Richard Kelch making the announcement this morning (Tuesday) that $1,950,000 has been raised. The amount raised is 1.5% more than the $1,920,000 […]

County’s Long-term Care Homes exceeded standards in recent exercises

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The County of Lambton is celebrating high scores in vulnerable sector evacuations practiced at each of its three Long-Term Care Homes.  The drills, mandatory under recent changes to the Ontario Fire Code, were carried out recently at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia, Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia, and North Lambton Lodge in Forest under the […]

United Way campaign now at 86% of goal, still ahead of last year’s pace


By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has reached 86% of the $1,920,000 campaign goal and the optimism remains high. We are expecting results from Shell Canada employees and the LANXESS retirees, each with a matching corporate gift that will bring us into the mid 90% level of the […]

Pat Davidson finishing up strong career as the people’s representative

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When Pat Davidson finishes up her term as Member of Parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in a few months, she will have left a legacy that only the most ambitious (and hardworking) elected officials could possibly hope to top. And maybe not even then. The fact is, even when Davidson, a Conservative, first became MP in the 2006 […]

Lambton County looking for ‘expressions of interest’ for affordable housing projects

The County of Lambton is calling for Expressions of Interest to Develop Affordable Housing, an initiative that will assist with increasing the supply of local rental housing for households on, or eligible to be on, social housing wait lists. Responses to the Expression of Interest will be considered for funding opportunities through the Canada-Ontario Investment […]

County EMS staff make donation of defibrillators after fundraising effort

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Some 11 local organizations are receiving Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) from the County of Lambton thanks to award-winning fundraising by a team of County EMS staff. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176 (Forest), Lambton Shared Services Centre, Grand Bend Harbour, Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area, Petrolia Farmer’s Market, and Lambton Public Health were presented with a […]

Two Quebec residents charged with importing cocaine after major drug bust at Blue Water Bridge

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Canadian Border Services Agency officers and the Sarnia detachment of the RCMP have announced a drug bust involving 39 kilograms of what is believed to be cocaine and the arrest of two residents of Quebec on charges of possession, importation and trafficking. The arrests occurred last Wednesday (November 19) after CBSA officers intercepted a commercial […]