Trailblazing Lambton College program rides rise in gaming

Lambton eSports

Colin Gowdy, Blackburn News Sarnia | December 28, 2018 A popular new esports program at Lambton College is preparing students to enter the growing world of video games. The Esports Entrepreneurship & Administration program debuted this past fall and is the first of its kind in Canada. Program Coordinator Matthew Hutchinson said more opportunities to land a job in…

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Lambton EMS and Local Fire Departments Piloting New Fire-Rehab Partnership

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The County of Lambton’s Emergency Medical Services Department (Lambton EMS) and local fire services are trialing a new Firefighter Rehab Program. The partnership, currently in the pilot stage, sees Lambton EMS paramedics provide a dedicated, on-scene rehab area at working fires.  Rehab areas have become mandatory for local fire services under updated provincial requirements. To date, the partnership has…

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Rural internet plan SWIFT gets online upgrade

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Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer | December 14, 2018 People will be able to track rural internet speeds through a new interactive map via the rural SouthWest Integrated Fibre Technology — SWIFT — initiative. Announced this week, the map highlights areas with reliable high speed internet across Southwestern Ontario, down to Windsor, east to Niagara Falls, up to Tobermory and past Orillia, near Barrie….

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