BioFuelsDigest, a U.S.-based trade publication, has highlighted the Sarnia bioindustrial complex in a “Hot Spot” list of “Top 10 Bioeconomy Places to Watch in Canada.” The article, written by Jim Lane and posted August 29, 2017, calls Sarnia “the centre of the Digest cinematic universe,” referring to projects that are “up and going up in record numbers.” Lane refers to the planned cellulosic sugar production facility by Comet Biorefining, an investment that “brings the company closer to its goal of having its 60 million pound per year facility online next year as planned.” The article also includes a reference to the Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative, which has recruited 20% of a 55,000-acre goal to secure crop residue for the Comet facility.
A developer has announced plans for two new restaurants adjacent to a now-demolished former Burger King restaurant on London Road.
There’s still time to apply to Lambton College for September 2017 – but time is running out quickly!
In a little more than a month, the operation known as Enniskillen Peppers, owned by Jack Greydanus, will be no more.
The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is in the process of engaging with members through an online survey designed to determine the issues that have the most impact with local business.
Rowan Cunningham and his business partner, Patrick Lilley, are nothing if not passionate about offering professional training around Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world.
The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, which topped last year’s goal of $2 million in December, is sticking with that same fundraising number as it rolls into the 2017 campaign, hoping a challenging economy “won’t stand in the way of friends and neighbours receiving the services that they need.” Vicky Ducharme, campaign chair, said sticking with the same goal as last year also comes with a message: “We are asking that any donor who has given in the past to show that same generosity this year.” The fundraising effort supports programs in three priority areas: Healthy, Resilient, Successful kids; Healthy, Safe & Independent Seniors; and Empowering & Strengthening Self-Sustaining Families.
A British Columbia-based company focused on medical cannabis research and production is investing $30 million to lease what will soon be a former pepper growing operation in Enniskillen Township.
The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is seeking community input to help steer its economic development strategy for the next three to five years.