Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Sarnia Police report 122 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police responded to 122 calls for service over the first weekend of February 2014. Officers also conducted 16 traffic stops for various highway traffic infractions. The 122 calls include: 5 – 911 hang up calls 8 – Alarms 9 – Domestic/Family Disputes 1 – Impaired 12 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 8 – Noise Complaints [...]

Atelka begins two-day job fair for new call centre

Among those on hand to "cut the ribbon" on a new call centre was, from left, MP Pat Davidson, Atelka CEO Georges Karam, Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley, and Lambton County Councillor Bev MacDougall.

Representatives for Atelka, a Canadian-based call centre operator, are the Western University Sarnia-Lambton Research Park on Modeland Road today (Friday) until 9 p.m. and tomorrow, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., specifically to begin the process of hiring some 300 agents as well as perhaps 25 or so support positions, including site director. [...]

Sarnia Police warning stores about proliferation of bogus currency

Sarnia Police are advising local merchants to be aware of counterfeit bills surfacing in the city. Since November 2013 about 15 reports of counterfeit bills have been received, with the most common bills being the older paper Canadian $100.00. However, police have also investigated incidents with Canadian $5.00 and US $20.00 bills. Merchants are reminded to take extra [...]

Saturday event in support of CNIB program appeals to trivia enthusiasts

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Think you know your trivia? This Saturday’s fundraising event for CNIB—proceeds from which will help the blind and partially sighted in Sarnia-Lambton—may be just the chance you’re looking for to prove you’re the best. Organizers of Trivialities 2014 are certainly hoping so. Tickets for the event (at the Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane [...]

LHIN providing additional funding for orthopaedic surgeries

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If you or someone you know is in dire need of orthopaedic surgery, the announcement of $309,000 in one-time funding by the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network is good news. The funding will make possible an additional 117 surgeries, according to a LHIN news release. The decision came after a recommendation by a [...]

Sarnia Police report 112 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 112 calls for service over the past weekend. Officers also conducted 37 traffic stops for various highway traffic infractions. The 112 calls include: 8 – 911 Hang up calls 9 – Alarms 12 – Domestic/Family Disputes 2 – Impaired Drivers 17 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 6 – Noise Complaints

Police make arrest in vehicle break-in caper; ask for victims to come forward to claim property

Sarnia Police say an investigation of theft overnight Sunday from a number of ehicles in the Mitton, Brock, Maria and Forsyth St. areas has resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old man. Police say the suspect was expected to appear late Monday morning for a bail hearing. Officers say a large amount of property that [...]

BioAmber will definitely have second plant in place by 2017, whether Sarnia or elsewhere

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This week’s signing of a 15-year “take or pay” contract for a product BioAmber Inc. plans to make doesn’t mean the facility required to honour that agreement will be in Sarnia. But it’s at least a good sign that it will. BioAmber officials have acknowledged that Sarnia-Lambton is in the running for what would be [...]

Police arrest five on drug charges after search warrant

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Sarnia Police say they arrested five adults on Wednesday evening after a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Queen Street. The arrested—three men aged 22, 27, and 25, and two women, aged 18 and 26—remain in custody awaiting bail. Police say the total street value of the drugs seized [...]

Auditions for CBC’s Dragon’s Den coming to Sarnia this Friday

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CBC TV’s ‘Dragon’s Den” is holding open auditions for the show, this Friday, Jan. 24 at the Lambton Inn. The auditions begin at 11 a.m. and run through 6 p.m., according to the show’s website. The Sarnia stop is part of a 30-city tour. Those who “pass” the audition will get a chance to be [...]