Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

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

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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

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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 […]

Photo of the day: Great Lakes cruise ship on its way through Sarnia

Photo of the Hamburg cruise ship heading downriver Monday morning courtesy Jamie Pole.

The Hamburg, a cruise ship currently travelling the Great Lakes, was photographed by Sarnia resident Jamie Pole at 8:05 Monday morning as it passed Sarnia Bay Marina on its way south down the St. Clair River. By Tuesday evening (October 7), the vessel is expected to arrive at the Blue Woods Marina in Kingston.  

Driver stopped by Sarnia Police allegedly 3.5 times legal limit

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Sarnia Police say they have charged a 29-year-old Sarnia man with impaired driving after being stopped in the early hours of Monday (Oct. 6). The man, who was stopped around 1:30 a.m., caught the attention of a patrol officer due to the speed he was travelling on Wellington Street. During a subsequent conversation, the driver […]

Sarnia Police report 124 calls for service over weekend

Sarnia Police responded to 124 calls for service the first weekend of October 2014. Officers also conducted 13 traffic stops for various traffic violations. The 124 calls include: 2 – 911 Hang Up Calls 8 – Alarm calls 3 – Break and Enters 4 – Disturb the Peace calls 8 – Domestic/family Disputes 6 – […]

Lambton College will be holding simulated lockdowns throughout its campus this week


Lambton College is doing what any good emergency planner does this week. The institution will be conducting a Lockdown Simulation on the main campus throughout the week of October 6 – 10, a procedure that will include involvement by Sarnia Police.For the purpose of this exercise, Code Red and Code Blue warnings will be issued […]

Entire Hadfield family honoured with interpretive sign at Sarnia Airport

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The sign on Sarnia’s Airport is clearly meant to honour one of the City’s favourite sons, but Chris Hadfield’s father–Roger–made it clear that it is the emphasis remains on the family name, one whose heritage lines its runways. In a ceremony attended by a few hundred hardy souls—the weather was typical of a brisk Sunday […]