Sarnia is the largest city on Lake Huron with a population of 73,000. As a border city, Sarnia is located on the shore of Lake Huron where it enters the St. Clair River.
The discovery of oil in 1858 led to the establishment of Chemical Valley on the shores of the St. Clair River. Today Sarnia is a world leader in the petrochemical industry. More recently Sarnia has established itself as a prime location for biochemical innovation. Including being the location of one of North America’s largest solar farm.
As a large urban centre Sarnia has a vibrant arts and culture community. This has seen the rebirth of the downtown core where boutiques and restaurants host many community and cultural events.
The Sarnia Building Department works as a team, promoting development in your career with the goal of advancement. With a low cost of living and affordable housing options, Sarnia is the place people is an ideal place to live and work.
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