The CHFCA is delighted to welcome Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) as a new member

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. Funded by the County of Lambton, they have a focus on promoting the distinct advantages that Sarnia-Lambton proudly offers companies and residents. By coordinating community-based economic development initiatives and working to maintain a commercially attractive environment, they foster new business creation, help ensure that established firms remain and grow here, and work to attract growing businesses to the Sarnia-Lambton area.

As a public/private partnership, SLEP works to advance economic opportunities across the Sarnia-Lambton area. Through collaboration with local business leaders, educational institutions, and municipal governments, they help elevate the Sarnia-Lambton area through coordinated economic development initiatives.

Recognized by the International Economic Development Council as an Accredited Economic Development Organization, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is the 2nd office in Ontario and the 4th in Canada to attain that top distinction.

Dan Taylor, CEO of Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership spoke about the joyous opportunity to work with CHFCA: “As an active member of the CHFCA, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership looks forward to the opportunity to interact, collaborate, and work with companies across the hydrogen value chain as part of our efforts to grow the Sarnia-Lambton area as Ontario’s Hydrogen Hub. We are excited to support the diversification of our local economy, and the transition of Ontario and Canada towards a low-carbon net-zero future.”

The CHFCA is pleased to welcome the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership as a new municipal member of the CHFCA. The Sarnia-Mabton area represents a unique opportunity to leverage existing grey hydrogen production with immediate and long-term local opportunities associated with clean hydrogen production, fuel cells, hydrogen storage, and hydrogen blending. We eagerly anticipate collaborating with the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership and other regional stakeholders to foster the development of a robust local hydrogen ecosystem.” said Ivette Vera-Perez, CEO of CHFCA.

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About the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)

The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is a national association that supports industry, academia, government agencies, financial organizations, and other stakeholders focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and products.  As the collective voice of Canada’s world-leading hydrogen and fuel cell sector, the CHFCA’s mission is to strengthen Canadian leadership, raise awareness of the benefits of the technology, and accelerate the adoption of its members’ products and services in Canada and abroad.  The CHFCA has nearly 200 members across Canada and regional affiliates in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, and Ontario. You can also follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow or visit for more information.