Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce to Host Strategic Planning Workshops

Public Forum

The Intelligent Sarnia-Lambton Taskforce is looking for the public’s help in building an Intelligent Community Strategic Plan. Three stakeholder consultation sessions are being planned for early February 2019. The sessions are supported by a $10,000 grant generously provided by the Libro Prosperity Fund and will be held: Tuesday, February 5, 2019: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian…

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Lambton library adds ‘fast lane’ app to collection

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Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer | January 23, 2019 The Lambton County Library has added another app to its growing collection of digital material, giving rural residents a so-called “fast lane” option when browsing online. The new app, called CloudLibrary, is the latest micro-shift for the Lambton County Library which has widened its mandate to include more community programming and a selection of digital materials. While…

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ICF Profiles Smart 21 Canadian Cities

Sarnia Skyline

Sarnia is the largest city in Lambton County, which extends from the shores of Lake Huron in the north to the Lake St. Clair in the south. Nearly 60% of the county’s population is concentrated there, with the remaining 40% distributed across 2,800 square kilometers (695 sq mi) of the rest of the county. The sparsely populated county was,…

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College hopes grant will boost IT research

Louis Pin, The Sarnia Observer | January 12, 2019 Lambton College wants a piece of the digital research pie. Last week, the school announced their new Information Technology & Communication Research Centre on the heels of a $2 million grant from the national science and engineering granting agency NSERC. The grant, spread over five years, will be put toward applied IT…

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Sarnia about to begin experiment in free downtown WiFi

fibre optic

Troy Shantz, The Sarnia Journal | January 3, 2019 Sarnia has its first downtown WiFi partner and the public should be able to access it in days. Municipal staff will install an outdoor-mounted wireless router at the Plexus Sarnia Inkspot store at 234 Front St. N. in early January, said Mark Dillon, the city’s corporate manager of information technology….

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