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Job training agency in Petrolia closing

The people who have helped hundreds of people in Petrolia and Central Lambton find work will soon be looking for jobs themselves. Noeleen Tyczynski is the executive director of The WorkPlace Group, a not-for-profit business which provides employment services for the provincial government. Since 1997, the company has provided services in Petrolia with outreach to… Read more »

Anti-wind municipalities tired of being ignored

Not Willing Host group threatens 402 blockade    Enniskillen Mayor Kevin Marriott says municipalities who don’t want industrial wind turbines in their communities are tired of being ignored. Since May, when Premier Kathleen Wynne commented that only municipalities who are “willing hosts” would have wind energy projects, 71 rural municipalities have passed motions saying they… Read more »

Local leaders talk about how women make a difference

  Two prominent women from the Petrolia area say women have an important role in leadership but say that’s not the only reason they succeed. Carol Stephenson, the dean of the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and Sarnia-Lambton MP Pat Davidson were the first two speakers in the Famous Five… Read more »

Wind court fight a long shot for Lambton says Case

  It’s a long shot. That’s what Lambton County Warden Todd Case says about the possibility Lambton County residents could benefit from a Charter of Rights case on wind turbines in Ontario. The county has been asked to be part of the landmark case of a Huron County couple who say they shouldn’t have to… Read more »