Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Routine traffic stop results in charges of theft and possession of weapon, controlled substance

Sarnia Police say a routine traffic stop on Lansdowne Ave. last Friday (October 10) resulted in the driver being charged with theft of a leather coat that is said to have still carried the ink security tag on it. After the man’s arrest, he was searched and police say they found a flick knife with […]

Public school board candidate charged with sexual exploitation

A local candidate for the Lambton District Public School Board now faces two counts of sexual exploitation in relation to a 16-year-old girl, say Sarnia Police. Glenn MacKinnon, 43, who is well known as a musician (he leads the band 3rd Wave), is also active in the community. Police say he has ties to various community and […]

Bluewater Health Foundation’s Dream Home open for inspection

This year's Bluewater Health Foundation Dream Home is at 41 Kamal Street in Sarnia, off Michigan Ave. west of Modeland.

It’s time to check out the home that one lucky (or group) of ticket holders will win once in the Bluewater Health Foundation’s 20th anniversary Dream Home Lottery. This year’s grand prize home, which is valued at nearly $513,000, is had its ribbon cutting Saturday (October 11) and it’s quite a transformation from the rough in […]

Lambton College students will be at Sarnia City Hall to raise poverty awareness

make poverty history

Students from the Social Service Worker program at Lambton College are expected to rally at Sarnia City Hall at noon today (Friday, October 10) as they take a stand to raise poverty awareness in the community and across the country. The group, led by Kathy Wodzinski, Community Homelessness Initiative Network, Myles Vanni, the Inn of […]

31-year-old driver charged in August collision that killed 73-year-old Sarnia woman

In the aftermath of an August 10 fatal collision between a truck and a pedestrian, Sarnia Police say a a 31-year-old driver has been charged with careless driving. A 73-year-old Sarnia woman, who police initially had difficulty in identifying (she was carrying no identification), was later identified although her family requested the name not be released. […]

Sarnia Police looking for help in identifying spill of unknown liquid

Sarnia Police are looking for help from the public as to the origin of a spill of an unknown liquid on the Murphy Road/Highway 402 overpass that was first noticed around 12:45 p.m. Thursday (October 9). The liquid was in the left hand lane of southbound Murphy Road just north of Exmouth Street, covering an […]

Sarnia teen will join hospital ship off coast of West Africa in February

sophia kooy cropped

It may be a while before Sophia Kooy is back in her home town of Sarnia. But it won’t be a boring 2015 for the young lady whose aspirations include being a medical doctor. Beginning in February, Kooy, who went to grades 9 and 10 at Ecole Secondaire St. Francois Xavier before switching to London District Christian […]

NOVA Chemicals donation provides equipment for local teaching kitchen

all 4 with hats

With over 5,000 patients referred to a Registered Dietitian every year for nutrition counselling, the Rapids Family Health Team has embraced the Chinese proverb—Tell me, I’ll forget, Show me, I’ll remember, Involve me, I’ll understand. Based on this principle the group has installed a teaching kitchen to provide patients the opportunity to learn how to cook healthy meals […]

Habitat for Humanity puts shovel in the ground for latest Youth Build


Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton has officially begun its 32nd project with the ground breaking of its Youth Build, a project that honours the late Chris Dawkins, a strong community supporter who passed away about a month ago. The new home will be built for Karen Groves and her family. Groves, who works at Lambton Audiology, […]

Sarnia call centre is adding 200 more jobs, doubling its workforce

Georges Karam is president and CEO of Atelka.

Atelka, the call centre that opened six months ago in space rented at the Western Research Park Sarnia-Lambton, has plans to double its current workforce of about 200 by March 2015. The news of the expansion is a fulfillment of a promise made when the facility opened in March: to create jobs. “We are living […]