Ontario's Bait And Switch Approach To Benzene Will Put People's Health At Risk

Ecojustice | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Politics

Ontario's health-based air quality standard for benzene is set to become law on July 1, 2016. Yet Ontario's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is working to accommodate a request from two of the province's largest industrial benzene emitters -- the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries.

Ontario Bellwether Riding Breaks 52-Year Streak

The Huffington Post Canada | Mike Scholars | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Politics

The party of the victorious MP in Sarnia-Lambton has gone on to win the federal election.

For Too Many in Ontario, Unpolluted Air Is a Luxury

Ecojustice | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada Impact

People living in industry-heavy areas of cities such as Hamilton, Sarnia, and Windsor bear an unfair burden when it comes to exposure to air contaminants. Many of these substances -- including benzene, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and particulate matter -- are known to pose serious threats to human health,

Ontario Industrial Plant Explosion Sends 5 To Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2014 | Canada

SARNIA, Ont. - An explosion that tore through an industrial facility in this southwestern Ontario city sent five people to hospital, with one airlifte...

Women Stranded On Great Lake

CBC | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Impact

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued two women stranded on a raft on Lake Huron, near Sarnia, Ont., on Sunday evening. A call came in at 6:30 p.m. ET fr...

Apparently, We're Overreacting

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada

The lawyer for the teen accused of shooting a cat in the head 17 times with a pellet gun says the court and public are overreacting. A 19-year-old S...

Cat Shot In Head 17 Times.. Survives

CBC | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada

A 19-year-old Sarnia, Ont., man has been arrested and charged in the case of a cat that survived getting shot in the head 17 times. The cat was nam...

Kid Called 911 A Few Hundred Times

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada

SARNIA, Ont. - Police in southwestern Ontario say a mystery caller who placed 370 calls to the Sarnia Police Service since Christmas Day has been iden...

First Nations Exposed To Pollutants

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada

A new study is drawing attention to the health problems being faced by a First Nations community living near one of Canada's most industrialized areas...

'Stand Up For What Your Rights Are'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada Impact

SARNIA, Ont. - Members of a southwestern Ontario First Nation stepped up a protest in Sarnia, marching through the streets on the fourth day of their ...

Rash Of Teen Suicides Rocks Ontario Town

Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Living

A recent slew of teen suicides has rattled residents of Sarnia, Ont. Sarnia's Morgan Vanderberghe, 14, killed herself four weeks ago and joined eig...