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High Park employees involved in layoffs by parent company Tilray

Tilray – the parent company of High Park Farms in Enniskillen – is laying off 10 per cent of its workforce. The company – which has expanded rapidly since the legalization of cannabis use in Canada – has 1,443 employees world wide, including nearly 300 at the Enniskillen greenhouse on Lasalle Line. The company –… Read more »

Teachers in Petrolia and Central Lambton walk out again Tuesday

Many classrooms across Lambton County will fall silent Tuesday. Just as elementary school teachers in the region finished a one-day walkout to back contract demands in the long-standing labour dispute with the province, there is word most teachers will walk the picketline again Tuesday. The Ontario Catholic Elementary School Teachers Association planned another one-day strike… Read more »

Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu running to be Conservative leader

Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu is in the running to be the next federal Conservative Leader. Andrew Scheer announced his resignation last month and Gladu was one of few who immediately said she was interested in a bid. Thursday afternoon, she made it official. “Conservatives need to win the next election. To do that, we need… Read more »

Phair had deep knowledge of politics, local history and farming

Lorne Henderson – Lambton’s former MPP known for his ability to remember everyone’s name – once said John Phair knew more people than he did. That is quite an accomplishment according to Phair’s close friend and Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey.. The former councillor of both Enniskillen and Petrolia council died Jan. 5 after a brief… Read more »