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Local news for Sarnia, ON continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Friday | Times Herald

Smoke was from structure fire in Sarnia

Smoke visible in Port Huron was from a structure fire in Sarnia on Davis Street between Mitton and Mackenzie streets.

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Related Topix: Canada, Port Huron, MI

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Toronto Star

Ontario's privacy watchdog probing leak of woman's medical information

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario is investigating after a Sarnia woman was contacted by a private cosmetic surgery clinic that offered to perform a procedure she had already booked at a public hospital.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Plastic Surgery

The London Free Press

Brakes put on Grand Bend Wind Farm

Faced with appeals against its $380-million project hugging the Lake Huron shoreline, the developer of the Grand Bend Wind Farm is applying the brakes.a Some preliminary work for the wind farm will likely start later this year, but major construction now won't begin until the appeals are settled, said Gord Potts, director of business development ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hometown Life

Natural gas mega-pipeline plan has Michigan residents bracing for disruption

ET Rover will provide information on its proposed natural gas pipeline at a series of meetings along the route.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Fenton, MI, Chelsea, MI, Richmond, MI, Canada, Utica, MI

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Chemical Online

Ontario Biochemical Plant Lands $7M Grant From Federally-Funded SDTC

A biochemical plant in southwestern Ontario has secured further funding for construction of the facility, this time a $7-million grant from the federally-funded Sustainable Development Technology Canada .

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The London Free Press

Southwestern Ontario women's shelters seeing surge in demand

More Southwestern Ontario women and children have been seeking support against domestic violence in the last few months, pushing already cash-strapped women's shelters to the brink of capacity.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Canada,

Lansing State Journal

Pipeline plan has Michigan residents bracing for more disruption

A major interstate natural gas transmission pipeline proposed to pass through Michigan on its way to Ontario has some residents feeling a sense of deja vu.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Ingham County, MI, Oakland, MI, Livingston County, MI, Oakland County, MI, Canada,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

HAZMAT Magazine

Ontario's bio succinic acid plant doubles capacity, nets grant

The grant for the facility in Sarnia, Ontario, comes in addition to the $7.5 million grant that SDTC provided to BioAmber in 2012, as well as a recent $20-million commercial loan from a financial consortium led by Export Development Canada and including Farm Credit Canada and Comerica Bank.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Canada NewsWire

BioAmber Secures $7 Million Grant From SDTC

BioAmber Inc. , an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc., a Joint Venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a CDN grant that SDTC provided to BioAmber Sarnia in 2012.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Top recruit Josh Jacobs set to go to MSU

Josh Jacobs admits he keeps in touch with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Jun 27, 2014

SooToday

The Soo To-Do List

STARS Youth Theatre presents The Ever After: a Musical at the Soo Theatre, 534 Ashmun St. in Sault Michigan at 7 p.m. Join the open jam at the Moose Lodge, 543 Trunk Rd., from 8 p.m. until midnight.

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Related Topix: Canada, Michigan,

GlobalNews

Should Ontario invest in tornado sirens?

When people think of Tornado Alley, they envision Oklahoma or Texas in the United States, with monster tornadoes bearing down on small towns and farms.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Texas, North America, Canada, World News, Weather, Social Software

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Safway Canada Acquires Nel-Tekk Industrial Specialties Inc.

Safway Services Canada is pleased to announce that it has acquired Nel-Tekk Industrial Specialties Inc. located in Sarnia, Ontario.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Canadian Plastics Magazine

BioAmber secures $20 million loan for Sarnia succinic acid plant

The Canadian subsidiary of U.S.-based biotechnology company BioAmber Inc. has secured a $20 million commercial loan to build Canada's first bio-based chemical plant.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

EDC Leads CAD20 M Financing Facility for BioAmber Sarnia for...

The project, BioAmber Sarnia will have an annual production capacity of 30,000 metric tons, making it the world's largest bio-based succinic acid facility.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Times Herald

on the Lakes

Railcar ferry lasted over a century. * Local: The rail car ferry Huron was built across the St. Clair River in Point Edward, Ontario.

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Related Topix: Canada, Port Huron, MI

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Ayers honoured by Amherst Rotary Club

A longtime Rotarian and a former finance committee member with the United Church of Canada has been honoured with the Amherst Rotary Club's 2014 Distinguished Service Award.

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The Globe and Mail

Reforms to foreign worker program are welcome, but why the long wait?

Employment Minister Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, June 20, 2014 on reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

Talking Radical Radio: Fighting a pipeline and toxic colonialism, Segment 1

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Vanessa Gray talks about taking action against toxic colonialism.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jun 17, 2014

CBC News

Northern Gateway is not alone - 5 more pipelines to watch

While all eyes are on Northern Gateway today, it is not the only big pipeline project that is changing the North American energy landscape.

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Related Topix: Texas, North America, Canada, World News,

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