Quebec Steps Up and Assists Nortel Pension Victims

Quebec Steps Up and Assists Nortel Pension Victims

L I N K You have to give Quebec credit when credit is due.  No word yet on Ontario following suit. “But while provinces like Ontario have not offered to top up a pension shortfall, the Quebec government, which passed legislation in January providing funding relief to Québec registered pension plans, have extended a helping […]

Halloween HULLABALOO – Saturday October 31, 2009 – Best Western Parkway Inn – Cornwall Ontario – Pride/Fierté Cornwall

Halloween HULLABALOO – Saturday October 31, 2009 – Best Western Parkway Inn – Cornwall Ontario – Pride/Fierté Cornwall

Now that Autumn is upon us it’s time to get ready for the highest of high holidays on the Queer calendar, Saturday, October 31st. Yup, that’s right, Halloween is coming fast and we’re celebrating with our Halloween Hullabaloo! We’re going all out for this one by staging it at one of the city’s best halls […]

Tara-Jean Popowich Wins So You Think You Can Dance Canada

Tara-Jean Popowich Wins So You Think You Can Dance Canada

L I N K It’s amazing how many people watch this show.   Lethbridge Alberta’s Tara-Jean Popowich won this years season. “Popowich beat out Montreal modern dance diva Jayme Rae Dailey, and Everett Smith, a tap dancer from Glen Morris, Ont. Vincent Desjardins, a finely tuned 20-year-old ballroom dancer from Trois-Rivieres, Que., was the runner […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Kevin Parkinson – H1N1 Flu Vaccine – Cornwall Ontario

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Kevin Parkinson – H1N1 Flu Vaccine – Cornwall Ontario

The media continues almost daily to browbeat the Canadian public into accepting the H1N1 vaccine,  now approved by Health Canada, a very shady government department that is intimately linked to the pharmaceutical giants. If you doubt that, read Shiv Chopra’s new book, “Corrupt to the Core,” and you’ll be horrified when you see how deep the […]

New Ghosts Discovered at Cornwall Jail – Sold Out Sessions mark growing interest in local phenomena CORNWALL ONTARIO – October 24, 2009

New Ghosts Discovered at Cornwall Jail – Sold Out Sessions mark growing interest in local phenomena CORNWALL ONTARIO – October 24, 2009

Haunted Ottawa and local psychic Doreen South discovered a new presence at The Cornwall Jail and Haunted Ottawa Open Paranormal Investigative evening.    All three sessions were completely sold out at the popular yearly event.   Recently seen on the tv show TAPS and on Creepy Canada, the 175 year old jail, built out of Limestone which […]

350.org – What a Day! Saturday October 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario, WORLD

350.org – What a Day!  Saturday October 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario, WORLD

From two people wanting to make a difference Cornwall Ontario joined the world in making today a huge success world wide.   350.0rg 181 Countries and over 5200 events have taken place today. For those of you who haven’t heard of 350.org their site says it all.   And so does this video. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deZvKG4xOzk (Susan Towndrow, Cornwall […]

Pro Line NHL Picks of the Day – Saturday October 24, 2009

Pro Line NHL Picks of the Day – Saturday October 24, 2009

This is a new feature we’re tinkering with.  We are going to suggest some NHL Pro Line Picks.  Please note that if you play these and lose it’s at your own risk!   Of course if you play these and win feel free to make a donation to The Cornwall Free News.  🙂 Either way we […]

Why Reducing the GST was wrong and why the HST is a more fair tax.

Why Reducing the GST was wrong and why the HST is a more fair tax.

Nobody wants to pay tax.  I sure as heck don’t.   Taxes though, like death, are something you can’t avoid.   The challenge for society is how to tax fairly. Doctrines can be voted on and discussed, but the status quo is that we Canadians, whether at Federal, Provincial, or Municipal levels vote for people whose jobs […]

City Council Safe – No reduction of size – No return to Ward system – Now who’s going to rerun? CORNWALL ONTARIO

City Council Safe – No reduction of size – No return to Ward system – Now who’s going to rerun? CORNWALL ONTARIO

L I NK – Kevin Lajoie reports for the Freeholder; “During a strategic planning session Friday, city council all but formally rejected the possibility of setting up a ward system, and they also poured cold water on the idea of reducing their own ranks. On the whole, the majority of councillors seemed pleased with the […]

Congratulations Akwesasne – Olympic Flame Attendant – Torchbearer for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay

Congratulations Akwesasne – Olympic Flame Attendant – Torchbearer for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT FOR AKWESASNE YOUTH FLAME ATTENDANT, COMMUNITY TORCHBEARER AND HONORARY ELDER FIRE KEEPER FOR VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY AKWESASNE – The Akwesasne Olympic Torch Relay Organizing Committee will be joined by the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club in announcing three Akwesasne community members selected to take part in the 2010 Winter Olympic Torch […]