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New program to spark interest in tourism

A new grant program is hoping to spark more interest in tourism in Lambton. The “Spark” Mentorships & Grants Program will match selected applicants from the region with a tourism mentor and provide a $3,000 grant to help take their new tourism idea to the next level of development. Its goal is to find, foster… Read more »

Province funds regional bus service

There will so be public transit to ink smaller southwestern municipalities with Sarnia and London. Ontario will contribute $1,450,000 over two years to fund a new commuter bus service linking residents of Sarnia-Lambton with Strathroy and London. The service would offer multiple round trips connecting residents to existing municipal transit infrastructure as well as medical… Read more »

More housing on horizon near Petrolia golf course

The ground work is being laid for more housing around Heritage Heights Golf Course in Petrolia. In 2001, the course expanded to an 18-hole layout, with the nine holes being built within the Glenview Estates subdivision. In October, the new owner of the course – Randy Singh and a numbered company owned by John Paul… Read more »

ICYMI: Petrolia hangs on to Nicol money

A Petrolia councillor is disappointed councillors aren’t willing to give back grant money to the Nicol Fund. Council met Oct. 30 to review the 2020 budget. Staff members propose a $7.4 million operating and capital budget which would result in residents paying the same amount of taxes as last year. With the median price of… Read more »