Posts Tagged ‘Ontario government’
In what many in the community are hoping will be the first in a series of steps in the right direction, the Ontario government has given its blessing to a $360-million power from natural gas project on a 12-acre part of the Lambton Generating Station property in Courtright. The announcement, made Tuesday, gets the government [...]
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment has issued additional orders to Clean Harbors to deal with odours from the St. Clair Township facility that some nearby residents claim are making them sick. Ministry spokesperson Kate Jordan told LambtonShileld.com that the orders issued yesterday (Thursday) require the company to do more work to control or eliminate [...]
Ontario's Minister of Economic Development and Trade will announce new support for the clean tech sector during a stop in Sarnia on Monday morning. Sandra Pupatello will make the announcement at the Bioindustrial Innovation Centre at the Sarnia-Lambton Research Park at 9:30 am.
The Sarnia-Lambton Workforce Development Board is getting $65,223 from the provincial government to continue its Green Energy and Bio Sciences Career Fair in April. The money is in addition to the $36,450 already committed by the SLWDB for the event to encourage laid-off workers, people looking for work, and high school students to learn about [...]
Bluewater Health is receiving just under $1.1 million dollars this fiscal year to help further reduce ER wait times at its locations in Sarnia and Petrolia. As of the end of the last fiscal year on March 31, 2011, 96 per cent of all ER patients at Bluewater Health were treated with the provincial [...]
The Township of Plympton-Wyoming is the latest group to support the City of Sarnia in its bid to reverse the planned closure of the Sarnia jail. Township council passed the resolution at its meeting this week in Reece's Corners. In late March, the provincial government announced it would close the Sarnia jail in the [...]
Local groups will receive a total of nearly $1 million from the Ontario government for literacy and basic skills upgrading and training, all part of a $44 million program over the next three years. Lambton College gets nearly half of the local allotment at $445,655, while the rest is split between the Lambton Kent [...]
Local leaders continue to fight to reverse a decision by the provincial government to close the Sarnia Jail and transport prisoners to and from a new facility in Windsor when it opens in 2013. Following a less than favourable recent meeting with Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Jim Bradley, the group will [...]
Sarnia's Joanne Abbott was among 57 athletes, coaches and volunteers honoured last night at the Ontario Sport Awards in Toronto. Abbott was handed a Syl Apps Special Achievement Award for her volunteering in the sport of sailing.
Thursday is going to be a very busy day for a 17-year-old from Wyoming. First, Conner Weed will be honoured by Ontario's Lieutenant Governor, David Onley, as one of seven youth from all corners of the province chosen by the Ontario government for their exemplary volunteer service, and then he'll make his way back [...]