Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

LHIN providing additional funding for orthopaedic surgeries

ortho surgery

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

footprint bioamber sarnia plant

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 [...]

Bradley nothing if not persistent on SGH demolition issue

Photo of Sarnia General Hospital courtesy Sean Marshall via Flickr.

Here’s a bit of advice to the Ontario Provincial government in general and Health Minister Deb Matthews and Premier Kathleen Wynne in particular: don’t ignore Mike Bradley. Sarnia’s Mayor isn’t forgetting about a promise (implied or explicit) that resulted from a meeting with Wynne—last July 30—to have the Health Minister meet to discuss potential provincial [...]

Sarnia Police appealing to public for assistance in identifying suspects in theft

bike walked out

Sarnia Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying two men they say entered a Sarnia business together and exited the same store within 15 minutes. The incident, which occurred on Dec. 24, 2013 around 3 p.m., was recorded on video, which police say shows one of the men in possession of a [...]

Medical Officer of Health issues second cold weather alert of the season

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For the second time this winter season, Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Lambton County based on the latest weather forecast from Environment Canada that predicts the daily, low air temperature will drop to -16°C tonight.  The cold alert will remain in effect until Friday morning when temperatures are [...]

Local Legion reaching out for stories to be published in wide-reaching provincial memory book

memory book cover

A local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 62) is actively working with the Ontario Command of the organization on the publication of what it hopes will be a provincial wide initiative to help identify and recognize veterans in Ontario. The project, which was officially launched last September, is expected to go a long [...]