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Sarnia Police report 93 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police Service handled 93 calls for service during the last weekend of March. Officers also conducted 22 traffic stops for various traffic infractions. The calls include: 2 – 911 Hang Up Calls 6 – Alarm Calls 13 – Domestic/Family Disputes 10 – Motor Vehicle Collisions 4 – Disturb the Peace

Deadlocked: Meeting on future of SGH with local reps and Health Minister goes nowhere

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If there was any expectation that a meeting between a delegation of Sarnia leaders and officials and the provincial Minister of Health was going to move the community closer to a demolished Sarnia General Hospital, those hopes were dashed on Thursday. Sticking to her contention that the province doesn’t pay for demolition, Health Minister Deb [...]

Harbour now belongs to City of Sarnia

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That was quick. Less than a week after Sarnia City Council concurred with city staff to approve the divestiture of what is officially called the Sarnia Port Facility from the federal government to the municipality, the transfer has taken place. The remaining “stickling point” was a difference of more than $3.5 million between what Transport [...]

As deadline passes, Sarnia staff still working on arena strategy

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Monday was supposed to be “decision day” on a new arena strategy intended to be the result of various public inputs around the issue of whether to close at least one ice surface and what the impact would be on bringing one or more of the ice surfaces at the RBC Centre into the mix. [...]

Sarnia Photographic Club honouring city’s centennial with April show at Lawrence House

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The Sarnia Photographic Club is honouring Sarnia’s 100th anniversary by choosing “Sarnia Century Celebration” as the theme for its April Gallery Show at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. The event, which runs from April 4-25, will have its official start with an opening reception on First Friday, April 4, from 6 p.m. to [...]

No centennial cake—but something much more for Sarnia’s 100th

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The Steeves & Rozema team didn’t bake a cake for Sarnia’s 100th birthday but they did build one from 3,100 cans of food, with a wish to help community members in need. The wish came true through the third annual CANstruction Sarnia-Lambton show and food drive. A total of 16 teams from businesses, schools and [...]

Local companies honoured at Chamber’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala

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Several local businesses came away with top honours at Friday night’s Outstanding Business Achievement Awards gala. They included: Employee Relations Award—Won by Bluewater Power Young Entrepreneur  Award—Won by Corynn Lumley of SHINE Professional Dental Hygiene Marketing & Promotions Award—Won by Ask Guy Event Graphics Citizen of the Year Award—Won by John DeGroot of DeGroot’s Nurseries [...]

Western students come out winners in Capstone Design Competition in Sarnia

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Students from Western University’s Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department were at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Sarnia Friday, presenting their final design projects to a panel of judges from local industry. The 9th annual Capstone Design Competition provided graduating students of the Chemical, Biochemical, and Green Engineering programs an opportunity to present their design [...]

CANstruction brings in 37,000 pounds of food to Inn of Good Shepherd

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Organizers of the 2014 CANstruction event, held earlier this month at Lambton Mall, say some 37,000 pounds of food was donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd, replenishing the organization’s food bank and soup kitchen. The third annual event saw some 16 structures built, each averaging about 2,200 cans. Cash donations of $26,239 were [...]

Shell says it’s ‘pausing’ on development of local LNG facility

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Shell Canada, which a year ago said it was planning a liquified natural gas processing facility adjacent to its Corunna facility, has taken the plans off the table, at least for now. Spokesperson Randy Provencal made the announcement Thursday, saying it was “pausing the ongoing development.” A new facility was expected to generate several hundred [...]