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Q and A with Green Party candidate Kevin Shaw

Q – Voters seem discouraged by their options this election. What are you doing to woo the disenchanted? A – I’m hearing from many people that they are disillusioned by the traditional parties and their inability to work together for the people of Ontario.  For many people this is the first time that they are… Read more »

What’s Happening, Week of June 5

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.   Thursday, June 5 Health Seminar Dr. David Armstrong, a gastroenterologist, will discuss… Read more »

Q and A with Liberal candidate Anne Marie Gillis

Q – eHealth. Wind turbines. ORNGE. The gas plant fiasco. Why should residents vote Liberal after all the scandals of the McGuinty/Wynne years? A – The historical record of the Ontario Provincial Liberal government has been disconcerting to many Ontarians including myself. Kathleen Wynne does not shy away from these issues but rather has taken… Read more »

Relay for Life‘s lucky 13th

Sarnia’s Relay for Life will be held for a 13th time on Friday the 13th. But it will take money, not luck, to hit this year’s target of $300,000 to fight cancer. The festival-like event at Clearwater Arena Park brings together friends, families, co-workers and cancer survivors for one night with a goal of raising… Read more »

Q and A with Libertarian candidate Andrew Falby

Q – Libertarians favour smaller government, lower taxes, and more social and economic freedom. Which of the three is most important to you? A – That’s a difficult question to answer, as all three are inter-related. You can have “smaller government” and still have an all-powerful State; you can have “lower taxes’ and yet still… Read more »

Les Miserable coming to Sarnia

Hidden Talents is bringing the musical phenomenon Les Miserables to Sarnia’s Imperial Theatre, June 6 to June 14. Seen here during a recent dress rehearsal are John Reid as Thenardier, centre, and Denise Chaulk as Madame Thenardier, right. For times and tickets call 519-344-7469 or visit www.imperialtheatre.net – Glenn Ogilvie

Q and A with PC candidate Bob Bailey

Q – Leader Tim Hudak says he will create one million jobs but also plans to kill 100,000 government jobs. How do you reconcile layoffs with job creation? A – Ontario’s debt has doubled in 11 years to $289 billion, at the same time we have added 300,000 jobs to the government payroll. To ensure… Read more »

Another beer show, bartender

The second annual Beer Show takes place in downtown Sarnia at the Bayside Centre on Artwalk weekend, June 6 -7. Craft and independent breweries from across the province will be showcased. The lineup includes: Sarnia’s own Refined Fool Brewing Company; Block Three Brewing Company – St. Jacob’s; Bayside Brewery – Erieau; Railway City Brewing Company… Read more »