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, however, the site of North America’s first commercially drilled oil well. Petrochemical and refining industries are still its largest manufacturing and employment sector, and Sarnia-Lambton considers itself the center of the Great Lakes Industrial Corridor. The other mainstays of the economy are agriculture and tourism. Click here to read more about Sarnia-Lambton County.
In this interview, ICF Co-Founder Lou Zacharilla speaks with Lambton County Warden Bill Weber, Lambton County Chief Administrative Officer Ron Van Horne and Bluewater Regional Network Chief Operations Officer Chris Gould.
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