Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

New local sports magazine launched in Sarnia area

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One of the area's well-known sports journalists is taking his enthusiasm to the next level as the operator of a local print and online publication. Barry Wright, who cut his journalistic skills as a broadcaster (he once did play-by-law for an OHL team in Cornwall that ultimately became the Sarnia Sting), Wright still does colour [...]

Most needed items at the Inn of the Good Shepherd this week

Inn of the Good Shepherd 30 year anniversary logo

In cooperation with the Inn of the Good Shepherd, is doing its part to reach out to the community by linking the “need” to those of us who may in a position to meet that need. This week, the most needed items at the Inn’s food bank include: Cereal, crackers, large juice, KD, Canned pasta, [...]

MADD Sarnia-Lambton to host Candlelight Vigil


MADD Sarnia-Lambton cordially invite all victims of impaired driving and any person wanting to show their support in the battle against impaired driving, to join them for a Candlelight Vigil slated to take place Jun. 14. This Thursday at 7 p.m., MADD Sarnia-Lambton will be hosting their annual Candlelight Vigil at the Point Edward Optimist [...]

MP Pat Davidson discusses how different a majority government can be

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More than a full year into being a member of a majority federal government, Sarnia-Lambton MP Pat Davidson sat down with Editor and Publisher j.D. Booth to discuss just how different serving in that government has been for the longstanding local politician. Reflecting on a year that she says has been "interesting," Davidson said [...]

Bailey reintroduces food bank bill at Queen’s Park

  Bob Bailey, MPP for Sarnia-Lambton, re-introduced his private member’s bill dubbed “A Bill to Fight Hunger with Local Food” to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on June 7, 2012. Entitled the ‘Taxation Amendment Act (Food Bank Donation Tax Credit for Farmers), 2012’, if passed, it will provide a significant tax credit to farmers who donate their [...]

Additional call centre may be on the horizon for Sarnia area

  Sarnia-Lambton General Manager George Mallay confirmed Thursday (June 7)  that a Canadian company has narrowed its search for a new contact centre location to the city of Sarnia and one other Canadian community. The as-yet-unnamed firm will be holding a job fair in the near future to gauge Sarnia-Lambton's interest. Interviews and resumes gathered at the [...]

YMCA officially opens Leadership Challenge Centre

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Dignitaries gathered Friday morning for the official opening of the YMCA of Sarnia-Lambton's Leadership Challenge Centre, located within a newly renovated Learning and Career Centre at the former George Perry School on Oakdale Ave. in Sarnia. Among those who offered greetings and commentary on the new facility were YMCA CEO Jim Janzen, who thanked those [...]

Ronald McDonald makes appearance at new Pathways facility

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It was "way back" in January 2011 that McDonald's Children's Charities donated $30,000 to Pathways Health Centre for Children for the construction of a "snoezelen" room, a controlled multi-sensory stimulation environment that uses lighting effects, colour, sound, music and scents. Last Friday, Ronald McDonald himself was at Pathways, greeting some of the children who use the [...]

Summer Company businesses up and running for this season

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Seven enterprising Sarnia-Lambton students are preparing to open their own businesses this summer thanks to the Summer Company Program. The program provides students with a chance to create their own small businesses, become their own bosses, and develop transferable skills. By providing each student with up to $3,000, 12 hours of business training and one-on-one [...]

10 week reconstruction of Airport Rd. starts Monday

An eight to ten week road construction project starts next week which will see the closure of Airport Road in Sarnia from London Road to the Telfer Creek Diversion Bridge, south of the Hwy 402 Interchange. Motorists will be asked to use an alternate route. The County of Lambton Public Works Department will oversee the [...]