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Habitat HandyMan program tackling jobs big and small

You might not associate Habitat for Humanity with business, but the non-profit’s growing HandyMan program operates very much like one. It’s a social enterprise that...

Bringing golf course indoors a whole different ball game

Paul and Angela Dumont, owners of the new Sticks & Stones Indoor Golf, have brought their favourite game out of the elements. Golfing beginners and...

Positivity helps drive rapidly growing counselling service

 Sarnia’s Julie Carter says she’s good at taking calculated risks in life and in business. “If you don’t try things, you’ll never know,” says the...

Davy Jones opening a second shop in the Point this week

Kyle Deloof wanted to open a second Davy Jones’ butcher shop for years and it’s finally happening this week. Deloof, 36, began working at the...

Designer returns to city to build more efficient homes

A Sarnia house designer and project manager says he wants people to live in homes that are more energy efficient and comfortable, yet are...

Tough winter ahead for stressed farmers, counsellor says

It’s no secret that 2019 has been a tough year to be a farmer in Sarnia-Lambton. The weather played havoc with the planting season and...

Late-blooming photographer keeps her eye on big picture

Money is one way to measure success at business, says Theresa Chalmers, owner of Limitless Professional Photography. But for her, success is also about the...

Cousins learn the ropes of new boat cleaning business

Cathy Dobson Eric McDonald and Alex Daamen say the success of their new business literally lies in the details. The two Sarnia men launched Oar &...

Nothing competitive about new Dog Eat Dog décor store

Cathy Dobson Chrissy McRoberts spends mornings in her basement workshop building primitive furniture from discarded wood. At noon, she brushes off the sawdust and heads upstairs...

Downtown’s new Blue Line pub honours first responders

Cathy Dobson One of downtown’s most beautifully restored historic buildings is opening this week as The Blue Line Pub & Lounge. It will be a new...