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Health unit adopts “positive space” policy

Tara Jeffrey A move by Lambton Public Health to adopt a ‘Positive Space’ policy is welcome news, advocates say. “The need for a positive space is absolutely needed, and it’s great that Lambton Public Health is stepping forward,” said Kendra Druiett of Sarnia-Lambton’s Transgender Support Group. The move identifies the public health agency as “open… Read more »

What’s happening: week of June 14

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, June 14   Petrochem Forum… Read more »

City dentist helps people with disabilities flash a healthy smile

Jake Romphf Dr. Jessica Bourassa is this year’s Hero Award recipient from Community Living for her effort to help people with special needs. “I’m shocked. I’m blown away,” said Bourassa, who connects people with disabilities to dental care through a non-profit organization called Oral Health, Total Health. Bourassa said she got involved with special needs… Read more »

Student move to new Great Lakes school delayed

Journal Staff A refurbished Great Lakes high school on Murphy Road won’t be ready to accept students in September after all. The Lambton Kent District School Board said the contractor, Jasper Construction Corp., has been unable to secure enough skilled tradespeople to keep the reconstruction project on schedule. It’s not known when the work will… Read more »

Working with the grain

An unidentified worker walks along a conveyor belt at the Cargill AgHorizons facility at Sarnia Harbour following an inspection and adjustments. Glenn Ogilvie