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Workshop ponders new world of cannabis in the workplace

Troy Shantz Taking a “smoke break” at work may mean something completely different after July 1, 2018. As the province refines Canada’s legal cannabis legislation, employers are wondering what it means for workers on the job. A workshop hosted by Lambton Public Health on Nov. 21 aims to ready employers for the new world of… Read more »

Week of November 16

A thank you, to all the good people out there Sir: I lost both my wallet and prescription sunglasses in the parking lot of a city grocery store on Nov. 1 I would like to thank the person who left the wallet on the corner of Hilary and Maxwell streets. I would also like to… Read more »

Smoothie-lovin’ Big Sugar bringing the juice back to Sarnia

Cathy Dobson The last time Big Sugar played at The Station Music Hall, owner Stu Manchee couldn’t quite believe the conditions on the rider. “They wanted two bushels of organic beets, a couple of bunches of kale, fresh mangos and all these other vegetables for juicing,” he said with a laugh. “The band was in… Read more »

On the road again

Former marathon runner Kathy Wakely eases back into it by jogging on the Howard Watson Nature Trail with dogs Reggie and Molly last week. The Sarnia resident said lacing up the runners again after some time off isn’t easy, but she managed a healthy run from west of Modeland Road to Telfer Sideroad and back…. Read more »

Week of November 16

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca Thursday, Nov. 16 The Fidgets The family-friendly… Read more »

After the ice age

Vanessa Rapaqna, left, and Kaitlyn Malleau, of London-based Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants, sift through soil searching for artifacts at an archeological assessment being done on Blackwell Road, a place once on the shore of post-glacial Lake Algonquin. The one-week project was a requirement prior to the construction of three new homes. Field director Matthew Severn… Read more »

City Hall is killing women’s hockey, player says

Pam Wright Female hockey players are getting short shrift in Sarnia because the ice time the city makes available to women is insufficient and inconvenient, a long-time player says. “I want adult women’s hockey to remain viable here,” said Bernadette Slotwinski, who is deeply concerned the women’s league will continue to decline and die unless… Read more »

KFC first business in new development

The first phase of a major commercial redevelopment planned for the Rona Cashway building centre site in the city’s south end is about to begin. A building permit has been issued for a $1.5 million, 3,000-square-foot building at 1115 Confederation St. About half of the building, which is going up on the east side of… Read more »