Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Putting a shine on Sarnia-Lambton

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The Greenbelt committee of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting civic-minded businesses to “Put a Shine on Sarnia-Lambton” through a contest it is holding. Deadline for the initiative is this Friday, July 11. An online application form can be seen here. The initiative is intended to recognize curb appeal and first impressions of [...]

Sarnia Police asking for public help with identification of suspect

Sarnia Police are asking for the assistance of anyone who may be able to recognize a person they say removed a purse and laptop computer from a vehicle outside a restaurant on Saturday, June 28. A surveillance video seen below (while in poor original quality) may be helpful, say police. The suspect was in a [...]

OPP investigating theft of cigarettes worth $8k

Lambton OPP is investigating the theft of over $8,000 worth of cigarettes taken from a business in the 4500 block of London Line some time between July 4 and July 5. Large boxes of the merchandise were taken from a storage shed of the business. The address is in the area of Greenwood Golf Course. [...]

Traffic stop leads to cautionary note regarding ‘look alike’ pellet guns

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A traffic stop late Monday morning (July 7) during which time the uniformed Sarnia Police officer noticed what looked very much like a Colt “Defender” handgun has Sarnia Police issuing a warning people who own similar “weapons.” “This is not the first time officers have encountered a pellet gun that resembled the real thing,” said [...]

Traditional pancake breakfast set to kick off Mackinac Boat Race

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia will again host their traditional pancake breakfast under the Blue Water Bridge to celebrate the start of this year’s Mackinac Boat Race. The breakfast, to be held Saturday, July 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., has been a Sarnia tradition for over 30 years. At only $6 for adults [...]

Has the megalithic GTA become a tipping point for action by the rest of the province?

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OPINION by MATT McEACHRAN Did you know Toronto’s population is projected to be 9 million people in just over 20 years? Startling but true, according to Ontario Ministry of Finance projections. Over 100,000 people move into the GTA annually.  That’s almost the entire population of Sarnia Lambton moving to “Toronto” every year. Over half the [...]

New Christian school has location for fall opening as it finalizes its staff line up

A new Christian school in the area will share space in the YMCA Learning and Career Centre off Colborne Road north of the 402.

A group of parents and supporters of Christian education have secured a location and most of the staff for the opening of the Lambton County Christian Academy in September. The organizing group began their work when Temple Baptist Church decided it would close the Temple Christian Academy school connected to the Quinn Drive church. Tim [...]

Fire at Cabot loading dock quickly extinguished by Sarnia firefighters

A truck caught fire at the loading dock of a Cabot Canada warehouse about 11:30 a.m. Friday leading to a call for help (CVECO Code 9) to Sarnia firefighters, who quickly contained and extinguished the blaze. The source of the fire was the back of a transport trailer that was backed into a loading dock [...]

Health Unit is looking for dog who bit girl on Sunday

Lambton Public Health is seeking information about the location of a dog and its owner due to a recent dog bite incident. The incident occurred Sunday, June 29 around 7:00-7:30 p.m. Murphy Road between Cathcart Blvd. and Errol Road East. The dog is described as large and yellow in colour, possibly a Great Dane. The [...]

BioAmber gets additional $7-million in grant from federal government

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BioAmber has secured another $7-million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada to help with construction of the firm’s $135-million plant it is building in Sarnia. The grant is in addition to the $7.5 million SDTC granted the company in 2012. The additional funding is related to BioAmber’s nearly doubling of its production capacity for bio-succinic [...]