You know the economy is bad when Sesame Street has layoffs!

Ernie and Bert may end up on Pogey while Oscar the Grouch could be on Food Stamps in the US as the non profit Sesame Works Corporation had to lay off about 20% of its staff.    Rumors swirl that Miss Piggy has been sold to Maple Leaf Foods, but have not been confirmed… “After careful […]

Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader

Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader

LINK  www.AndreaHorwath.com Ontario NDP’ers have a new leader.   Congrats and click the links for the full story and Andrea’s Bio.   Did any of you meet her when she visited Cornwall at Darlene Jalbert’s campaign office this last election? Born in Stoney Creek to an autoworker’s family Andrea earned her degree in Labour Studies from McMaster […]

Bob Gainey wins his first back on the bench. Habs beat Oilers in OT

Bob Gainey wins his first back on the bench.  Habs beat Oilers in OT

Habs GM and now Head Coach Bob Gainey won in his debut game back behind the bench as the Canadians beat Edmonton 4-3 in OT. Captain Saku Koivu led the way with 2 goals.  It was a nice game.  They weren’t blown out shotwise; Gregory Stewart had a fight; Chris Higgins took six shots with […]

Quick Hits – Tuesday March 10 2009

Quick Hits – Tuesday March 10 2009

Here are your quick hits for today.   Just click the links to read the full story. Canadian Army running out of resources and tradesmen in Afghanistan Harper says Canada to exit recession faster than other countries Violence in Northern Ireland – Policeman shot dead Virtual Hospital Waiting Rooms Considered in Manitoba Ford Proposes Old Car […]

Guy Carbonneau FIRED told ya so

Guy Carbonneau FIRED told ya so

As I suggested recently in this blog, the Habs have fired head coach Guy Carbonneau and GM Bob Gainey has stepped into the breach for the remainnder of this season. Bob said on trade deadline day that he was happy with “His” team and I am predicting that if “His” team doesn’t make the play-offs […]

Habs win – still get out shot

Habs win – still get out shot

Hey Carey Price won a game!  Habs beat the Stars 3-1 while being outshot 31-19.  It was a chippy affair too which is good to see. In other NHL Scores: Rangers beat Boston 4-3; Isles 3-2 over Phoenix; Penguins 4-3 shootout win over the Caps; Atlanta put out the Flames 5-2;  The Avalance buried Chicago […]

Wild Day if you Play Pro Line – NHL SCORES

Wild Day if you Play Pro Line – NHL SCORES

Busy night in the NHL and a lot of high scoring games. Mark Recchi scored 2 goals helping the Bruins smack Chicago 5-3; the Islanders scored 7 goals against Marty Brodeur and the Devils in their 7-3 win; LA 4-3 over Minnesota; Edmonton raked the Leafs 4-1; Ottawa doubled Buffalo 6-3; Philly 4-Nashville 1; Florida […]

Habs Shut Out 2-0 by Atlanta – The Price isn’t right

Habs Shut Out 2-0 by Atlanta – The Price isn’t right

Carey Price and the Habs were shut out 2-0 by Atlanta last night continuing Price’s losing streak.   I think he needs to be sent down to get his groove back and give Marc Denis a chance to back up Halak.  The game wasn’t as bad as the final score.  It was penalty filled and Ryan […]

QUICK HITS for Saturday March 7

QUICK HITS for Saturday March 7

Bernie Madoff Copping Plea Harper and Libs wrangle over Stimulus Father of Girls who froze to death gets 3 years in Prison Ignatieff Calls Harper on Stimulus – will not allow a blank cheque to be written John Tory steps down as Provincial Conservative Leader please visit our sponsors:

At the Movies

At the Movies

New to the screen this weekend is the Sci-Fi Thriller THE WATCHMEN also if you want a little culture, Madame Butterfly,  live from the Met in NY is playing at the Galaxy Theatre. Please visit our sponsors:

NHL SCORES and news

NHL SCORES and news

Busy busy night in the NHL. Olli Jokinen paid immediate dividends for Calgary scoring 2 goals in Calgary’s 5-1 romp over the Flyers.   Makes one wonder of the Buffalo loss for the Habs if they’d had that big presence on line 1… In other NHL scores; Phoenix edged Boston 2-1; Rangers doubled the Isles 4-2; […]

Cornwall French schools ahead of English

Cornwall French schools ahead of English

According to a Fraser Institute report French area schools are getting better results than English one.   Click the LINK for the full story. Officials with the region’s two English-language school boards said that while EQAO data is an important tool for improving student learning, the Fraser Institute’s ranking system is practically useless. The report also […]

Port in Prescott reports a Profit – more local jobs

Port in Prescott reports a Profit – more local jobs

LINK Taxpayers in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal are not on the hook for the outstanding one-third share ($11.5-million) of the improvements. The profitable Port possesses adequate reserves to carry its share. It made a tidy $2.2-million in 2008 alone, of which $514,000 was returned to the owning township’s coffers, significantly bolstering the bottom line of the small municipality’s […]

Company looking for area location for Drive In Theatre

Company looking for area location for Drive In Theatre

News that a company is looking for a Cornwall SD&G area location to place a new Drive In movie theatre.   They’ve been looking for a 7-12 acre parcel of land that doesn’t need to be cleared and is zoned.  They also need a community that will make it easier to set up as opposed to […]

Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks

Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks

Liberal Senator George Baker from Newfoundland and Labrador is under attack by the Harper government for comments he has made about Newfoundland and Labrador forming a Bloc Quebecois type political party if the government doesn’t deal in a manner they feel more fair to Newfoundland and Labrador. LINK He (BAKER) said the Prime Minister’s Office […]

QUICK HITS FOR THURSDAY MARCH 5

QUICK HITS FOR THURSDAY MARCH 5

Former Cigarette Model Dies of Cancer Mass Neo Nazi Round Up In Germany Microsoft testing new Search Engine for the Internet Chrysler cuts another 1200 Jobs in Windsor Super 7 Lottery Ending after 15 Years please visit our sponsors:

The Price isn’t right – Habs tossed by Buffalo 5-1

The Price isn’t right – Habs tossed by Buffalo 5-1

Not a lot of games to report on.  The Habs took the news of no action on deadline day and responded with a 5-1 trouncing at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres.   Patrick Lalime of all goalies looked like Jaroslav Halak and was the games first star making 38 saves as the Habs outshot the […]