Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 01:21 PM
Oil Springs, ON - Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site, is hosting a Book Launch Event celebrating the release of the book Crude Genius by author Gary May on Sunday, August 28 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Crude Genius explores the making of international oil baron, William H. McGarvey. McGarvey was the former mayor of Petrolia and an oil man who left to seek his fortune in the international oil fields. He was crowned the “Petroleum King of Austria,” dubbed “Europe’s Rockefeller,"...
Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 11:34 AM
Point Edward, ON - With the hot and humid weather continuing, Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued an Extended Heat Warning for Lambton County. In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.
This prolonged period of hot weather is expected to continue into Tuesday.
An Extended Heat Warning is issued when a heat warning extends beyond two consecutive days. This is when vulnerable populations are most...
Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 01:25 PM
Point Edward, ON - Environment and Climate Change Canada is issuing a Heat Warning for Lambton County with hot and humid weather forecast for Saturday, August 6 through Sunday, August 7.
Heat warnings are issued when two or more consecutive days of daytime maximum temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or warmer and nighttime minimum temperatures are expected to sit at 20°C or warmer or when two or more consecutive days of humidex values are expected to reach 40°C or higher. In high temperatures...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 03:04 PM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health is reporting the first laboratory-confirmed case of monkeypox in Lambton County.
The infected individual resides in Lambton, however they most likely acquired it outside the county. The individual is currently self-isolating at home, and LPH staff have followed up with potential close contacts.
“Although a case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Lambton, transmission is not widespread at this time,” said Dr. Sudit Ranade, acting Medical Officer of Health for...
Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 11:14 AM
Oil Springs, ON - Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site, is hosting a Virtual Talk with the Drake Well Museum and Park from Titusville, Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 18, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The Drake Well Museum and Park chronicles the birth and development of the petroleum industry in Pennsylvania as well as its growth into a global enterprise. In this talk, Drake Well Museum educator Sarah Goodison will share the history of this fascinating site and discuss its contributions to oil...