When Sarnia-Lambton was undergoing a particularly troublesome time from an economic standpoint, a former Member of Parliament for our area, Roger Gallaway decided he would do something about it—the “it” being a lack of sustainable investment in the area that included a “winding down” of Dow Chemical’s Canadian presence and a general economic malaise.
More often now and perhaps ever before, I find myself thinking about how I can make this place I live in a better one than it was when I arrived.
In recent days, I’ve written a couple of pieces—HERE and HERE—that offer suggestions as to what’s needed to “Fix” Sarnia.
Caroline Mulroney, the daughter of a former Prime Minister of Canada, came to town on Saturday, her specific goal being to win over registered members of the Progressive Conservative Party, which is holding a leadership contest ahead of this June’s provincial election.
A couple of weeks ago, my column about “Fixing Sarnia” generated a fair amount of interest.
You may be familiar with the term—”killer app”—as one that found its way into the computer lexicon in its early days.
This is a topic that keeps coming to mind, especially in the wake of a somewhat fractured relationship (or relationships) that appear to be part of the political landscape in the City of Sarnia.
A brief comment in the news last week caught my eye.
Canadian colleges play a key role in building a more inclusive Canadian economy.
Some things need to be cleared up as to why City Council approved this latest reprimand and sanction of Mayor Mike Bradley, as recommended by the Integrity Commissioner (IC).