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Don't miss the first event of the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series -- Famous Five Foundation, 
Keynote Speaker, Carol Stephenson, Dean of the Ivey School of Business, UWO and Special Guest Speaker, Pat Davidson, MP Sarnia-Lambton, Government of Canada on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 5:30 at the Holiday Inn, Point Edward. 

Click on the poster below for registration details. Register Early!


Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series  -  Famous 5 Foundation

Join us, as our speakers talk candidly about their careers, and the passion, vision and determination that drives them. In relating their lives, you will hear about challenges as well as triumphs; humorous incidents and stories of loss; humbling moments of reflection and inspiring calls to action.

Reception: 5:30 - 6:00 pm.

Dinner: 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Keynote speaker for the event is Carol Stephenson, Dean, Ivey School of Business, U.W.O. Carol will share her personal and professional journey to success. Pat Davidson, M.P. Sarnia-Lambton will also be a special guest speaker sharing her personal and professional journey. Both women were born and raised in Lambton County.

Evening will conclude by 8:30 pm.

Throughout each speech you will learn more about the art and strategies of successful leadership. You will gain insights that will help you deal with your own leadership dilemmas, whether you are part of a multinational corporation, small business, non-profit or government agency.

Famous 5 Foundation seeks to help the current and the next generation of Canadian women to realize their vast potential for leadership and public service. We do this through the recognition and support of today and tomorrow's leaders.

Premier Sponsor: Enbridge

Gold Sponsors: Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board & Holiday Inn-Point Edward

On-line registration available at


Can you believe it!  It's that time of year - only one month away until Sarnia-Lambton Business Week!   
Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board proudly presents...
Tal Dehtiar, Entrepreneur, and survivor of Dragons' Den. Twice. 

Come join us for this "Kick Off Event, on Tuesday, October 22!


See the posters below for further information on events throughout the week!

Tuesday, October 22
Sarnia Lambton Business Week will also feature TV Icons, Entrepreneurs, Authors and Brand Experts,  Hal Johnson & Joanne Mcleod, Canadian entrepreneurs who have just celebrated 25 years of BodyBreak and most recently appeared on the Amazing Race Canada!  


Sarnia Lambton Business Week presents the Women's Forum, featuring Keynote Speaker, Emm Gryner, a Canadian, multi-Juno nominated Pop/Rock singer-songwriter with 10 albums to her credit.

Friday, October 25


Nominate an Employer for the inaugural YMCA 2013 Cultural Diversity in the Workplace Award!

Click on the poster below for more information.


Are you a skilled immigrant looking to find employment in your profession?

 Drop in for Coffee at the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board to meet with the Immigrant Mentorship Program Coordinator

Click on the link below for more information on this event:  

Sarnia Lambton Immigration Mentorship program

Read more about this program by clicking on the link above!


Lambton County residents asked to help guide community branding process.
Read all about it here!

The Survey on community branding is now closed!  Thank you to all who participated in the on-line Survey.  Please visit for further information.


2013 Employer Appreciation Breakfast

The Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board, in partnership with:
Conseil scolaire de district des écoles catholiques du Sud-Ouest   
Conseil scolaire Viamond    
St. Clair Catholic District School Board       
Lambton Kent District School Board   
Employment and Learning Centre, Lambton College

hosted the 12th annual Cooperative Education Employer Appreciation Breakfast.   The breakfast recognizes the valuable contribution employers make in providing the youth in our community with cooperative education
and experiential learning programs.  Over 120 employers and educators from across Sarnia Lambton participated in the breakfast which was
held on June 5, 2013.

Congratulations to whose students who were recognized for their award winning Cooperative Education Career Fair Boards. Click here to read more about the breakfast.  





Passport to Prosperity: Celebrating 10 years of school-work partnerships connect with students today 



Unemployment rate:
Sarnia Lambton 8.6% - April, 2013

Read all about the 2013-2014 Sarnia Lambton Labour Market Plan under Publications!

Workforce 2020: Fuelling tomorrow's talent in Sarnia Lambton

Workforce 2020 is our community's strategic workforce action plan.
Fuelling tomorrow's talent!

Want to learn about training and education opportunities that are available in your community? The SLWDB AssetMap is a one-stop shop for finding all the information you need to build your career.



In the news

Making the Case for a Diverse Workforce

Keynote speaker Dr. Leeno Karumanchery spoke on Thursday March 14, 2013 on exploring ways to diversify the workforce. Click here

Nova considering new plant in Corunna
A new plant that Nova Chemicals is considering building in St. Clair Township would help funnel $1.5 billion into the local economy. For full story click here

Head of Canadian Chamber urges local business owners to find solutions to skilled labour shortages.
Click here
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