Posts Tagged ‘mike bradley’

Good question: Will province pay for demolition of Sarnia General too?

This week's announcement by Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-term Care that the province will pay $15 million to demolish London's now vacant South Street Hospital property is likely to generate questions as to the future of Sarnia General. Wednesday's announcement by Deb Matthews that the Liberals will raze London's South Street Hospital and clean it up […]

County Council passes bed bug motion


Lambton County Council has passed a motion asking staff to report back on their strategy to deal with bed bugs in County-owned facilities. The motion, written by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, also states that Community Health Services be asked to report back on what other health services are doing across the country, beyond education and […]

Sarnia’s mayor wants county to develop a plan to deal with bed bugs

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Sarnia's mayor wants County Council to tackle the issue of bed bugs when it meets next Wednesday (September 7) in Wyoming. In a letter to Lambton County Warden Steve Arnold and members of County Council, Mike Bradley is recommending a two-pronged approach to the problem. Bradley wants staff to report back on a strategy to […]

Details announced for funeral of Jack Layton


Canadians are invited to pay their respects to the Honourable Jack Layton, Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada. The Lying-in-State for Mr. Layton will take place in the foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday, August 25. It will be open to […]

Bradley wants answers about dialysis units at Bluewater Health

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The mayor of Sarnia wants to know when additional capacity will be available at the dialysis unit at Bluewater Health in order that local people need not travel to London several times a week for treatment. In a letter five years ago from then hospital President and CEO David Vigar, Mike Bradley says a dialysis […]

Bradley wants a return of citizenship courts to Sarnia

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  Mike Bradley wants the tradition of citizenship courts to be reinstituted for the area. In a letter today to Sarnia-Lambton MP Pat Davidson, Sarnia's mayor requests that the federal government reconsider hosting at least one event per year somewhere in Sarnia-Lambton. He says the “inspirational ceremonies” would allow those new Canadians who have chosen […]

David McPhail to lead Sarnia’s Save Our Jail Committee

Corrections Minister Madeleine Meilleur granted Sarnia Jail a reprieve announcing that it would remain open.

David McPhail has taken over as the chairperson of the Sarnia Save Our Jail Committee. McPhail, an educator, businessman and children's mental health advocate, is a life-long resident of Sarnia. He takes over from Debra Taylor who has been the acting committee chairperson since the situation first came to light in late March. In a […]

Ontario Medical Association supports possible tanning bed bylaw in Sarnia


The President of the Ontario Medical Association says Sarnia is on the right track in asking municipal staff to study the possible implementation of a tanning bed bylaw. “We fully support your initiative and encourage all councillors to support it as well,” said OMA President, Stewart Kennedy in a letter to Mayor Mike Bradley. He […]

Bradley wants staff to consider indoor tanning bylaw

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley wants City Council to ask city staff to explore the idea of implementing a municipal bylaw prohibiting anyone under the age of 18 from using an indoor tanning bed. “There is no safe way to get a tan,” says Helen Cole, Manager, Lambton County Branch, Canadian Cancer Society, in a recent […]

County to investigate ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ program for seniors

Lambton County Council has directed its staff to investigate a program that is in essence is a Neighbourhood Watch for the elderly. The program, called Gatekeeper, has been running in Niagara Falls for 15 years.   Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, who brought forward the idea at County Council's most recent meeting says it encourages everyone […]