The history of business is full of stories, such as the time when Reid Hastings is said to have misplaced a copy of the movie Apollo 13, which according to one telling (there have been others), led to the founding of Netflix.
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).
The City of Sarnia has hired its new Chief Administrative Officer.
Suzanna Dieleman, who most recently was with the Township of Malahide, located south of London, will become the City of Sarnia’s Director of Finance next Monday, replacing Lisa Armstrong, whose last day on the job is this Friday.
Lambton County Council will be considering a net increase of 1.75% to the County property tax levy when it meets to discuss the County’s 2019 budget early in March.
Editor’s Note: In light of the local “election season” being in full gear, when we came across this item, we reached out to the author and secured permission to reprint.
It’s not quite a month before citizens of local municipalities begin casting their votes for candidates but the most visible (and potentially confusing) of all races is the one for Mayor of Sarnia.
So we’ve got an election looming. As if the June provincial election weren’t enough to get the stress levels up, voting starts on October 11 and wraps up October 22 for Sarnia residents and quite a few of our neighbouring municipalities in Lambton County.
Sarnia-Lambton Member of Provincial Parliament Bob Bailey is hosting his annual summer BBQ event this Thursday, August 23 from 4 p.m.
It’s election week in Ontario, our “once every four years” opportunity to decide how public policy will translate into not just how much taxes we’ll pay but something much more fundamental than that.