Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

LHIN says Home First program remains one of area’s highest priorities

A deficit of as much as $10 million in a program designed to allow seniors to remain at home rather than go to a long-term care facility is a concern to residents and politicians alike but the higher costs may be the result of the program working better than expected. The Home First program, which [...]

Area residents urged to participate in upcoming Town Hall on VIA Rail

  Politicians and industry leaders are urging local residents to participate in an upcoming Town Hall meeting, characterizing the importance of people speaking out as "vital." Transport Action Canada, the country’s leading citizen transportation advocacy group, has chosen Sarnia as the launch community for the first of a Canada-wide series of Town Hall Workshops regarding VIA Rail.   [...]

Pam’s Kitchen: Great Garlic Buns

garlic buns

Hey everyone welcome back to Pam’s Kitchen. This week I am giving you a recipe that my daughter does all the time. Her family loves it, my family loves it, and I am sure yours will too. Great garlic buns: Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: according to directions Servings: who knows everyone loves them [...]

Search continuing for missing boater

  A search for a boater who jumped overboard near the Sarnia Yacht Club on Sunday continued on Monday. The 43-year-old Sarnia man, who police say was not wearing a life preserver, had reportedly jumped into the water around 2:30 p.m., apparently to retrieve a hat. Attempts by two men, one on shore, the other [...]

MPP Bob Bailey says McGuinty Finance Minister Out To Lunch on Lambton Generating Station Conversion

Bob Bailey at Ottawa's Queen's Park

Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, wonders if Dalton McGuinty’s cabinet ministers have even discussed their provincial energy plans at the cabinet table. Bailey said this after Finance Minister Dwight Duncan made a confusing and completely inaccurate presentation on the conversion of coal fueled electricity plants to natural gas. During last Thursday’s testimony to the Legislative Assembly’s Standing [...]

Sarnia-Lambton Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients announced

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients

Today Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, announced 14 recipients of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Sarnia-Lambton community. MPP Bailey was asked earlier this year, as a Member of Provincial Parliament, to be an advisor to the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall and assist with the nomination process and presentation of medals. In turn, [...]

Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bailey and MP Davidson call for wind turbine moratorium during related health study

MPP Bob Bailey and MP Pat Davidson have united to call for a wind turbine moratorium during health study

On Thursday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey joined with Sarnia-Lambton MP Pat Davidson in calling for a moratorium on continued industrial wind turbine development while Health Canada conducts a study of the relationship between wind turbine noise and health effects. MPP Bailey and MP Davidson issued the call for a moratorium as Health Canada prepares to [...]

Small plane, low on fuel and no instruments, makes emergency landing on 402

Piper Lance Aircraft similar to the plane that had to make an emergency landing near Sarnia on July 13, 2012

A Piper Lance aircraft, running low on fuel and piloted by a 62-year-old Sudbury pilot, was guided to an emergency landing around 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lambton OPP. Pilot Joseph Arseneau, who was with four family members headed for the Sarnia Airport, had an electrical failure on board, leaving him unsure of the location. [...]

Sarnia tracking to overspend by $500k this year; staff expected to trim wherever possible

A budget update to Sarnia City Council says departments are projected to spend nearly $500,000 more than the 2012 budget. Councillors are being asked to direct staff to manage the $493,000 budget deficit, which is based on expenses up to May 31. Contributing to the projected deficit are larger tax write-offs than were originally forecast [...]

Lambton College gets nearly $1m in five-year federal funding for Research Chair

research chair

  Lambton College has received one of the 14 first ever NSERC Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges in Canada. The NSERC Industrial Research Chair for Colleges grants are based on partnerships with businesses to conduct research projects in areas such as information and communications technologies, environmental technologies, natural resources and energy.  Lambton College has been [...]