Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Vapour release at IOL may have been ‘burp’ in process line

A “Code 8″ alarm at Imperial Oil that sounded at about 3:38 p.m. Friday (Feb. 7) may have been something approximating a “burp” in one of the process lines. Under the Code 8 rules, the incident is an “on-site emergency” being handled by company personnel, but Sarnia Fire and Sarnia Police both responded. Sarnia Police [...]

Mayor will speak with Health Minister by phone regarding Sarnia General Hospital site issue

It’s a good start after months of waiting, but Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley is clear that tomorrow’s phone meeting with Ontario’s Health Minister should be a precursor, not a replacement, for a face-to-face discussion about how the former Sarnia General Hospital site should be handled. The mayor will be speaking with Deb Matthews at 11 [...]

Material seeping out of former dump in Canatara Park remains an issue

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A combination of oil and diesel fuel that has been seeping out of a former City of Sarnia dump located at the south of the signature Canatara Park continues to receive attention as City Council approved the transfer of $54,000 from its Capital Reserve and another $55,357.44 from a newly established Environmental Reserve Fund at [...]

Council draws from reserves to pay for Centennial Park work so far; staff remain ‘hopeful’ site can be dealt with this year

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Monday’s regular meeting of Sarnia City Council wasn’t a time for telling a good news story regarding the progress on the Centennial Park issue. But the City’s engineer told Council that staff is hoping the contamination issues that effectively closed the Park to public access in mid 2013 can be dealt with by the end [...]

City to be busy preparing ‘less ice’ schedule, plus talking to Lambton College about RBC-2

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It will be a busy February for staff with the City of Sarnia, who are now tasked by Council to put together a document that will “prove” to users of arenas that a reduced number of playing surfaces will accommodate all the ice-time needs, including various tournaments that are held place during a season. The [...]

Sarnia Gives reaching out for deeper youth engagement on volunteerism

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For the past two years Sarnia Gives has joined volunteer centres across the province in the ChangeTheWorld: Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge, the goal of which is to get youth involved in their communities and volunteer at least three hours during the campaign. “This year, Sarnia Gives doesn’t just want to get youth engaged in the [...]

Sarnia Mayor’s column highlights importance of ‘finishing well’

My cynical friend, who wishes to remain anonymous (Bob), finally found a way to keep his relatives from dropping by his place. On the door in big letters he has printed JOB CENTRE. —Often asked to bring greetings or make a speech to various audiences. The difference between the two is simple. Greetings last three [...]

Sarnia Police say Friday drug resulted in several arrests

Sarnia Police say a drug bust made last Friday morning (Jan. 31) has resulted in two of seven people in a house in the 4000 block of London Line facing charges and another two who were not at home at the time also arrested and face various charges. Police seized about 7 grams of marijuana [...]

Crime Stoppers warns of the perils of identity theft

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Crime Stoppers is reporting that identity theft remains a problem in Sarnia-Lambton and elsewhere. When a thief obtains an individuals’ name, date of birth,  address, a credit card number or  Social Insurance Number, they have that person’s identity. With it, they can obtain mortgages and car loans, get cash advances, get credit cards and the [...]

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 [...]