Sarnia-Lambton: Smart21 Community of 2017

For the second straight year in 2017, Sarnia-Lambton was named one of the world’s Smart21 communities. The designation is awarded by the Intelligent Community Forum, a global network of cities and regions whose mission is to help communities use information and communications technology to create inclusive prosperity, tackle social and governance challenges, and enrich their quality of life. Sarnia-Lambton was…

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Bridging the technology, and the generation, gap

Carl Hnatyshyn, Postmedia Network | September 30, 2016 The technology gap that exists between young people and Sarnia’s seniors is about to be narrowed. And with that, perhaps a generation gap will be narrowed as well. A unique program that will see teens teaching seniors the finer points about the Internet and social media begins Oct. 11 in a…

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Free WiFi In Downtown Petrolia

Jake Jeffrey, Blackburn News – Sarnia | July 5, 2015 The town of Petrolia is now offering free Wi-Fi throughout their downtown. CAO Manny Baron says they had an agreement with the Sarnia Lambton Internet and Computer Centre, who placed towers on Petrolia’s water tower to provide high speed internet for rural residents nearby. Baron says the feedback has…

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Nearly 51,900 received tornado warning notices

Paul Morden, The Sarnia Observer | July 31, 2014 A tornado that touched down near Grand Bend Sunday gave Sarnia-Lambton’s MyCNN public emergency alerting system its first big test, and officials say the marks were good. When Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for the eastern area of Lambton County shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday, automated phone calls, text…

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Lambton County’s Geographic Information System Recognized Nationally

Lambton GIS

County of Lambton | January 22, 2013 The County of Lambton’s Geographic Information System (GIS) received national exposure, with one of its mapping applications featured as the month of September in Esri Canada’s 2013 calendar. Esri Canada provides enterprise GIS solutions that empower governments, businesses and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission-critical decisions by leveraging the power…

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