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Catch as catch can

A bad day of fishing is no problem for Camlachie’s Kathy Brown and Gary Deichert, seen here fishing at the mouth of Cow Creek in Bright’s Grove. The couple took up the sport after recently retiring and the creek has become one of their favourite spots. “It’s not great for fishing, but it’s quiet,” said… Read more »

Candidate questions: PETER SMITH – GREEN PARTY

Editor’s note: The Journal invited the six local candidates in the federal election to participate in a Q&A on issues. The answers of the five who participated are presented this week, in alphabetical order. People’s Party of Canada candidate Brian Everaert did not respond. 1 – What do you see as the most pressing issue… Read more »

Candidate questions: CARMEN LEMIEUX – LIBERAL

Editor’s note: The Journal invited the six local candidates in the federal election to participate in a Q&A on issues. The answers of the five who participated are presented this week, in alphabetical order. People’s Party of Canada candidate Brian Everaert did not respond. 1 – What do you see as the most pressing issue… Read more »

Week of October 17

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, Oct. 17 Unplanned Christian Impact Forum… Read more »

Future of Jackson Pool, Germain Arena up for discussion

Cathy Dobson City residents will get a chance to wade into the discussion about the future of Jackson Pool on Oct. 28 at a 5 p.m. public meeting. They can also comment then on whether they want to redevelop Germain Arena into an indoor multi-purpose sports complex. The future of the two closed recreational facilities… Read more »

Safer ice-making unit part of proposed arena makeover

Tara Jeffrey St. Clair Township officials are hoping the Moore Sports Complex’s ageing refrigeration system will help make the case for a multi-million dollar arena makeover. “We think we have a good case because of our existing freezing plant and refrigeration system,” township CAO John Rodey said of the 50-year-old Moore Sports Complex. The arena… Read more »

Candidate questions: THOMAS LAIRD – CHRISTIAN HERITAGE

Editor’s note: The Journal invited the six local candidates in the federal election to participate in a Q&A on issues. The answers of the five who participated are presented this week, in alphabetical order. People’s Party of Canada candidate Brian Everaert did not respond. 1 – What do you see as the most pressing issue… Read more »

Fewer lawn signs this election just a sign of the times

Troy Shantz If you’ve noticed fewer campaign signs around Sarnia this federal election, you’re not alone. The parties say they’re planting fewer candidate signs for a variety of reasons, including cost, local bylaw changes and privacy concerns. Plastic lawn sign send a negative message about stewardship, said Ted Hext, with NDP candidate Adam Kilner’s campaign…. Read more »