Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

County begins program to reduce mosquito larvae and incidence of West Nile virus

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Catch basin larviciding, designed to control mosquito larvae and reduce the incidence of West Nile virus in Lambton County, began Wednesday, July 3, and will continue throughout the summer. The County of Lambton has contracted the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority to conduct larval surveillance and apply larvicide to municipal catch basins under the Ministry […]

Decade of R.O.C.K. has raised a quarter million dollars to fight childhood cancer, annual ride around the corner

Annual ROCK Ride for cancer, now in its 10th year, raises money to support the needs of children with the disease,

Local couple Bob and Lori Thomas turned a horrible tragedy into inspiration and hope a decade ago when they lost their daughter Samantha to cancer just before her third birthday. In 2002, Samantha was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and, despite rigorous traditional treatment in London and a bone marrow transplant along the way at The […]

Reducing environmental footprint something we can all do

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By GEORGE STOESSER Flying into space to observe glacial recession is one method of finding evidence of climate change, but it doesn’t take an astronaut or even a climatologist to tell that the Mother Nature is moody. Tornadoes in Mid-West United States and floods in Central Europe could be counted as evidence that the health […]

Enbridge supporting this Sunday’s Huron House Boys’ Home Father’s Day run/walk event

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Enbridge Pipelines Inc. is supporting this Sunday’s upcoming Huron House Boys’ Home Run/Walk/Skate/Bike event with a donation of $2,500. This fun event brings some 1,200 individuals together in a family atmosphere. Its impact in the community makes it a good fit for Enbridge support, said Brian Black, Enbridge director, Eastern Region Operations. “We are committed to making […]

‘The Elder’s Spokesman’: Taking care so we can live not only longer but better

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By PETE AARSSEN Living longer not better-so what! Hi! For thirty years, I have worked with people of all ages, predominantly baby boomers. Now that baby boomers, myself included, have long experienced the demands of the sandwich generation; taking caring of growing children and aging parents at the same time, we’re all searching for help […]

Lunch with local federal and provincial representatives set for next Friday

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has set the date for what it says is one of its most popular events next Friday, May 31. A lunch with Pat Davidson, Member of Parliament, and Bob Bailey, Member of Provincial Parliament, will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m. and lunch at noon. The Best Western Guildwood […]

Pipeline reversal would good for local business, says Chamber CEO

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By RORY RING President and CEO Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce More than a half century ago, Canada was in the midst of a national debate on whether to build an east-west natural gas pipeline giving consumers in central and eastern Canada access to bountiful western resources. Today, there is renewed debate around west-to-east pipeline proposals. […]

OPINION: Windmill power no matter what—even if it means killing eagle habitat?

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OPINION: By MATT McEACHRAN I don’t know about you, but I’m one of those people that like to pay a lot more for my hydro; it’s a small price to pay to save the environment. Hundreds of thousands of jobs lost due to Ontario’s high electricity prices?  No problem. An economy tanking in part because […]

Trip to China represents ‘one more step’ in promotion of Sarnia-Lambton business opportunities

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Three local-area representatives who recently participated in an Ontario Science and Technology Mission to China have returned with positive reports of the effort. They include Lambton County Warden Todd Case, Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership General Manager George Mallay, and Dr. Maike Luiken, dean of Applied Research and Innovation at Lambton College. “We had a number […]

INDIEFEST: Independent music shines during second night of concert series, Bobnoxious delivers pièce de résistance

Bobnoxious performed at the Stubborn Mule for INDIEFEST on April 27, 2013

Photography courtesy of INDIEFEST. INDIEFEST was back over the weekend on Saturday, once again at the historic Stubborn Mule, in the independent music concert series’ second adrenaline-fueled night in as many weeks. This time around and in a bit of contrast to last week’s classic rock feel with local rockers The Riot Within and Toronto’s Blurred […]