Feds pony up for Sarnia plant

A fledgling Sarnia industry hit a significant milestone when it secured a $10 million interest free loan recently from Agriculture Canada. BioAmber will use the money to help complete construction of its succinic acid plant at Lanxess. The presentation took place at the plant site and showcased the progress already made. Construction is expected to… Read more »

BUSINESS JOURNAL: Duty free shop expansion

A rapidly changing and highly competitive marketplace is prompting the Blue Water Bridge Duty Free Shop to invest more than $3 million in a major expansion. The award-winning store, built only 12 years ago on the bridge plaza in Point Edward, has been renovated three times since, each time taking more space from the warehouse… Read more »

Speed dating arrives in Sarnia

Spring is nearly here with all its promise of fresh beginnings and love. But new relationships are far from guaranteed, especially if you are single in Sarnia, say two women frustrated with the local dating scene. “Singles in Sarnia all say the same thing. We really don’t have anywhere to meet other singles unless you go… Read more »

Sicily’s ‘slow food’ a labour of love

Some people are born to cook. Neither Carmelo nor Luisa Restivo is a trained chef but they are the reason for the success of Sicily Restaurant and Pizzeria. For 30 years, they have cooked side-by-side, rarely saying a word in the kitchen, both just knowing what the other needs to produce traditional Italian food six… Read more »