A Lambton County farmer has been awarded more than $100,000 in damages in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit involving a municipal government's use of road salt.
Barbara Simpson, Sarnia Observer
Barbara Simpson is an award-winning multimedia journalist at the Sarnia Observer. She covers the education beat. A recent Ryerson grad, Barbara started her career at the Simcoe Reformer in 2008. She served as a copy editor/night reporter before later becoming a full-time reporter. In 2011, Barbara was recognized with an Ontario Newspaper Award in the novice reporting category (under 25,000 circulation). Her winning stories included the plight of a local teen stranded in Cuba, new safety regulations that threatened to pull propane retailers out of business, and a series about a medical marijuana shop in Delhi, Ont. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys indie concerts, buying way too many books, and chasing -- err, spending time with -- her beagle Winston.
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Wilma McNeill has come bounding to her front door. The 83-year-old Sarnia woman has just heard the good news: Bill C-597 — an effort to turn Remembrance Day into a statutory holiday across Canada — reached second recording in the House of Commons Monday night.
A Mother's Day tragedy that left a nine-year-old girl dead has devastated this tight-knit community south of Woodstock, Ont., after an already brutal weekend on area roads.
A Point Edward, Ont., couple has been stuck with a $7,500 bill after finding a human skeleton while putting in a fence in their backyard.
A 615-foot American freighter ran aground in Canadian waters Wednesday night.