Where is Sarnia located?

Where is Sarnia located?

Sarnia is located on the eastern bank of the junction between the Upper and Lower Great Lakes where Lake Huron flows into the St. Clair River, which forms the Canada–United States border, directly across from Port Huron, Michigan.

Who is in charge of Sarnia?

At the federal level, Sarnia is located within the Sarnia—Lambton federal electoral district, which in 2019 is represented by Conservative Marilyn Gladu.

What is the main newspaper in Sarnia?

The city’s main daily newspaper is the Sarnia Observer, owned by Postmedia, which purchased Sun Media in 2014 for $316 million. A weekly newspaper called the Sarnia Journal began distribution in March 2014.

Is Sarnia in the Canadian Shield?

When the entire area was submerged, plant and animal matter formed many layers of sediment as they settled after the waters receded. Sarnia is not part of the Canadian Shield and is located just beyond its southernmost reaches, 280 km (170 mi) west of Toronto and 90 km (56 mi) north of Detroit.

The City of Sarnia is located at the convergence of the St. Clair River and Lake Huron, 100 km west of London. A railway tunnel beneath the St. Clair and a highway bridge from nearby Point Edward connect Sarnia with Port Huron, Michigan.

What was Sarnia like in the 1970s?

The postwar economy boomed in Sarnia. Throughout the 1970s, the city had the highest standard of living in Canada, with a disposable income 35 per cent higher than the Canadian average. In 1971, the Polymer Corporation’s industrial facility was selected to be on the back of the $10 bill.

What does the ormta do in Sarnia?

Sarnia, Ont. In 1928 Sarnia music teachers organized the Lambton chapter of the OMTA, which in 1946 became the Sarnia branch of the ORMTA. This organization promoted music instruction in the schools, set up the Lambton County Music Festival (in 1930), and sponsored recitals, workshops, and lectures.

How did Sarnia become a centre of petrochemical development?

The most important event in establishing Sarnia as a centre of petrochemical development came during the Second World War. After the Japanese military gained control of the world’s primary sources of natural rubber in Southeast Asia, the Allied forces became desperate for a source of synthetic rubber.