Posts Tagged ‘mike bradley’

OLG approves top-up payments to communities through 2012


Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley deserves to take a bow. When OLG Casinos and Slots told some 23 municipalities throughout the province that accounting changes would result in a significant loss in revenue to the host communities, Bradley wasn't about to bow to what he believed was a unilateral (and unnecessary) abrogation of the original terms […]

Canadian Football League celebrates its centennial anniversary this year, Grey Cup to make stop in Sarnia

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The Canadian Football League celebrates its centennial anniversary this year with the Grey Cup touring the nation and making a stop in Sarnia this year on a date yet to be announced. Commissioner Mark Cohon has reportedly told Mayor Mike Bradley that the CFL is planning a 100th Anniversary National Tour and visiting various communities […]

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership appoints Officers and Board of Directors


The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership disclosed yesterday its Board of Directors roster for 2012, re-electing three standing officers and adding a number of new council members. Re-elected are Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley who will continue on as Chair, Lambton County CAO Ron Van Horne who will continue as Treasurer, and Bruce Hein, owner of Express Employment […]

Mayor Bradley says independent review of Hydro One security needed after weekend mischief downs power for 20,000


Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley put out a statement today questioning Hydro One's security measures in the wake of the weekend vandalism that triggered a temporary power outage for 20,000 energy customers. Early Saturday morning, the Scott Road transformer substation was compromised resulting in a complete power outage for thousands of local customers including local industry […]

Ministry rejects local pleas to keep Sarnia Jail open, closure to proceed as planned in 2014


The community has received its response from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services in their eleventh-hour plea to keep the Sarnia Jail open, and it’s not the answer that OPSEU Local 128 members and the public Save The Sarnia Jail committee had hoped. Minister Madeleine Meilleur, in her formal response to a meeting […]

NCO call centre to shut doors in March

One of Sarnia-Lambton's first call centres is closing its doors in March. Reports that NCO, formerly known as RMH when it came to town in 2000, will close first surfaced Thursday after employees were notified. Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has said he believes a steady shrinking of the difference between the U.S. and Canadian currency […]

Bradley issues annual Mayor’s Honours List

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has released the 2011 version of his Honours List. In a tradition began by the late Mayor Marceil Saddy in 1981, Bradley uses the list to “honour citizens and groups in the community or surrounding area who have been instrumental in improving the quality of life or making a significant contribution […]

Mayor invites asbestos businessman to visit Sarnia

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Sarnia's mayor wants a Montreal man who plans to ramp up exports of asbestos from a mine in Quebec to come here to experience the stories of those most affected to the mineral. Citing a crowd of some 500 people who gathered in Centennial Park on a cold and windy day on Saturday to protest […]

Asbestos protestors send clear message: fight is far from over


Several hundred protestors of the federal government's refusal to close the door on the production and export of asbestos were clear in the message they are sending those who insist on trying to restart a closed mine in Quebec: the fight is one they aren't willing to give up on. With several speakers on hand […]

Solution to OLG/host community revenue dispute may be on the horizon

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, who is part of a group of mayors that is pressing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to reverse its move to downwardly adjust the 5% host communities receive from gaming revenues, says a meeting has been scheduled for next Tuesday (Oct. 4) with OLG Chair Paul Godfrey. The group, […]