Posts Tagged ‘mike bradley’

Centennial legacy committee has grand plans for waterfront project


A project designed to commemorate Sarnia's Centennial as a city will be presented to City Council Monday with a request for approval in principle, the next step being to begin fundraising for the estimated $5.3 million cost. Under the plan, the city would kick in 20% of the cost—just over $1 million—some of which Mayor […]

Local Coast Guard office to see fewer jobs due to consolidation


  A merger of Coast Guard offices is likely to mean fewer jobs for the Sarnia office. Some 80 letters have reportedly been sent out to employees who may be affected, said MP Pat Davidson in a follow-up e-mail to Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, following a meeting between the two. The letters, Davidson said, are […]

Local leaders give their perspective on community topics to breakfast crowd

steve arnold

The annual Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Breakfast continues to grab the attention of politicians and business leaders alike, judging from a crowded ballroom at the Lambton INN on Wednesday morning. Speaking to an enthusiastic audience were, in order of appearance, Lambton County Warden Steve Arnold, Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and Petrolia Mayor John […]

Sarnia’s Mike Bradley calls out OLG and province for ‘big lie’ regarding Slots closure

Hiawatha Horse Park and Slots lays off 140 part-time employees effective April 30, 2012

Lest anyone missed one of the burrs under the saddle of Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, the city's long-standing political leader made sure a crowded house at the Community Leadership Breakfast got the point: OLG's upcoming closure of its Slots operation at the Hiawatha Horse Park is just plain wrong. Bradley responded to a post-speech question […]

Get set for Cyclone Aid

Myles Vanni (center) from the Inn of the Good Shepherd along with St. Christopher's Cyclone Aid committee on Mar. 28, 2012

Students from St. Christopher’s hope to gather 30,000 pounds of non-perishables from the community on Saturday during their 11th annual Cyclone Aid food drive. Last year, more than 260 students helped out to collect over 29,000 pounds of food for the Inn of the Good Shepherd. This year, the committee put in charge of organizing […]

Local detox facility one step closer to reality after council’s decision to assist with funding

Lambton County council is seeking funds for a new detox centre in Sarnia

Lambton County Council's decision this week to earmark $250,000 toward the establishment of a local detox facility is likely to happen if a decision to proceed with another $550,000 in funding from the Erie St. Clair Health Integration Network is approved by the LHIN board. The LHIN board is expected to act on the recommendation […]

Sarnia freezes spending until city receives ‘clarity’ on OLG decision to shutter slots

Hiawatha Horse Park and Slots lays off 140 part-time employees effective April 30, 2012

The city of Sarnia has frozen non-essential spending pending a clarification of how much or how little the province's gaming corporation intends to send to the city in 2012. Mayor Mike Bradley told reporters on Friday that he supports the decision, made by City Manager Lloyd Fennell the day before. But that doesn't mean Bradley […]

County council seeking funds for local detox facility

Lambton County council is seeking funds for a new detox centre in Sarnia

County officials are set to meet Mar. 21 with representatives of the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network to lobby for funding for the opening of a detox centre in Sarnia-Lambton to help people fighting drug addictions. “We are making progress,” Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley told county council. The county has pledged $250,000 for […]

Judith and Norman Alix Foundation to donate money needed to ‘rejuvenate’ Norm Perry Memorial Park

Judith & Norman Alix at Norm Perry Memorial Park

Photograph by Rick Terpstra Photography Mayor Mike Bradley announced on Tuesday that the Judith and Norman Alix Foundation have stepped up to the proverbial plate for the community once again, generously donating a hefty $275,000 toward the $1 million upgrade of the south playing field at Norm Perry Memorial Park. Supported by Judith and Norman […]

Bradley asking County council to reconsider ‘receive and file’ action on live streaming of meetings

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley intends to ask Lambton County Council, where he is a member representing the city, to reconsider a "receive and file" action regarding so-called live streaming of council meetings. Bradley first requested his fellow councillors direct staff to consider the idea more than a year ago. On Feb. 1, 2011, which was […]