When Sandy Marshall looks back on his career and recalls growing up on a farm not very far from Sarnia-Lambton, he finds it somewhat ironic that much of his work as executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada is in many ways related to a way of life he once wanted to leave behind.
Author Archives: J.D. Booth
J.D. Booth, our Publisher/Editor, has extensive experience in journalism and corporate communications. A resident of the Sarnia area since 1985, he has worked in industry and media. He was the founding editor and principal writer for a business oriented magazine between 2002 and 2006.
It’s clear from speaking with Mike Thompson and Paul Croft that it was the structure of a business plan that they presented to the senior management team at Rally Engineering, headquartered in Edmonton, that has been formational in the success of the Sarnia office the pair co-lead.
When we sat down with Richard Beland for this episode of Spotlight, it wasn’t for the first time.
It was mid-1992 when the original founders of Langtree Controls—Noel Lambe, Jonathan Wong, and Wes Trevail—first exercised their collective vision for a different approach to providing service related to the controls business in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley.
There’s a somewhat interesting connection with my podcast guest, mostly due to the fact that both our sons were in school together (and participated in each other’s weddings).
it’s not often that I get to catch up with someone who still calls me “David”—the name I grew up with family and throughout the first several years of my career as a writer/journalist.
There may be no more passionate person to talk about engineering than Dr.
There’s an age-old “truism” in real estate that points to the importance of location in making a decision.
When people talk about engineering, especially if they life in Sarnia-Lambton, there’s a better than average chance that they actually know someone who’s actually an engineer, a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario, the licensing and regulating body in the province.
We last spoke with Nathan Colquhoun about two years ago, when the (still) young entrepreneur had, with a few friends, started Refined Fool, a craft brewing operation with a location on Davis Street.