Posts Tagged ‘sarnia news’

Northern students get in the ‘virtual’ picture as they scout out career choices

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Zac Grennan, a grade 12 student at Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, may not yet know what his career plans will entail, but the 17 year old took a small step forward earlier this week by participating in a fun photo exercise sponsored by Lambton College. Grennan took part in the “Picture Your Future” promotion at Northern […]

Lambton College staff, students take a walk as part of ‘Unleash the Stress’ week

Newly elected City/County Councillor Brian White (centre) participated in a walk down London Road from Lambton College on Thursday, part of "Unleash the Stress" week at the school.—photos courtesy Danielle Cooper.

Sometimes it’s the little things that count. Like a walk from the Lambton College bridge entrance and down London Road to the Metro Plaza and back, all to show solidarity in “breaking the silence and stigma” concerning mental health issues. The initiative, the second annual of its kind, took place Thursday morning and was part […]

MADD reminds us all—there’s NO time to drink and drive

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Every year, volunteers with Mothers Against Drunk Driving erect their “Cross Display” to bring to mind the devastating effects driving while under the influence can have on Canadians. This year is no different—other than the venue, of course. Lambton College has made it possible for the display to be at one of Sarnia’s highest traffic […]

Teddy Bear Toss will once gain benefit local charities helping children


It’s become one of those “signature” events that makes us so much better as a community. In this case, we’re talking about the Teddy Bear Toss, which is organized by the Sarnia Sting and Lambton Ford. David Butler, president of Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton, spoke to contributor David Burrows at Monday’s launch of this […]

Northern students will be able to ‘picture’ their career this Wednesday


A program designed to give high school students a glimpse of what their career choices might (literally) look like is coming to Northern Collegiate in Sarnia this Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to noon. Locally, Lambton College, a member of the Colleges Ontario advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology, is […]

Fairwinds Lodge celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Day this Wednesday


Fairwinds Lodge, a senior living community at 1218 Michigan Ave. in Sarnia, is opening its doors as a host site for National Diabetes Awareness Day this coming Wednesday (November 5) in Sarnia. A series of free interactive seminars will begin at 10:30 a.m. and run through 2 p.m. Canadian Diabetes Association, Sarnia & District Branch […]

Bluewater Health diabetes program recognized by national association

Susan Harris, Certified Diabetes Educator and Kathy Sterling, Manager, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition proudly display the certificate from the Canadian Diabetes Association.

A Bluewater Health program to help people deal with diabetes and the nutritional aspects of managing the disease has achieved national certification. The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) awarded Bluewater Health the level of recognition, which is similar to that of an accreditation. It involved an assessment and in-depth submission to the CDA that described the […]

Police cruiser gets ‘near miss’ before arresting man for impaired driving

Two Sarnia Police officers say they were almost struck by an eastbound vehicle while parked on Davis Street near Mackenzie Street on Saturday (November 1), only to see the eastbound vehicle that almost hit them proceed to nearly strike another vehicle. It was then that officers stopped the vehicle and arrested a 34-year-old Wallaceburg man […]

Police say they dealt with three incidents involving weapons over weekend

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Sarnia Police report three incidents involving weapons that occurred over the weekend, beginning on Saturday (November 1) when a “self-appointed” sleuth thought it was a good idea to have a handgun (which turned out to be a BB pistol) with him when he was approaching people who he thought had been involved in purse snatching […]

Bluewater Power, IBEW local settle on new contract, averting strike

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Bluewater Power and about 60 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who work at the utility have come to terms on a new deal, details of which have not yet been disclosed. The workers, which include linemen, labourers, operators and billing and customer service representatives, had been without a contract since April. The […]