The Cornwall Free News in Franchising Negotiations

The Cornwall Free News in Franchising Negotiations

I figured I’d get the scoop on our paper’s news before someone else covered it.   We are in negotiation to franchise out The Cornwall Free News to two other Eastern Ontario cities.     This is amazing news for the paper as it will give us some resources to help build and grow. Thanks again to all […]

Blood for Oil – Libyan Lockerbie Bomber Released in Oil Deal

Blood for Oil – Libyan Lockerbie Bomber Released in Oil Deal

The pic is of the Memorial in Lockerbie Scotland for the victims of the Terrorist attack that led to the deaths of hundreds of victims.  270 people died from Pan Am flight 103 being brought down. Recently one of the convicted terrorists was allowed to return to Libya to serve the end of his sentence […]

All this election talk….Swine Flu and Jobs

All this election talk….Swine Flu and Jobs

Election seems to be the buzz word in the news nowadays, but to me two things concern me personally a lot more. The Economy.   And I’m talking about the local economy.    If we can’t get good jobs we can’t grow as a city or pay for things like the arena. Right now the job front […]

Glen Grant, a man of principle and Habs Fan

Glen Grant, a man of principle and Habs Fan

I have some Conservative roots.   I also love hockey.   So when the opportunity arose to sit down with the Cornwall City Councilor and our MP’s campaign manager I decided to take it. And honestly I was surprised and impressed by my encounter with Glen Grant.   We’re both Habs fans so we started on a good […]

Cornwall Standard Freeholder and Building for Sale?

Cornwall Standard Freeholder and Building for Sale?

Several employees have been rumbling that the Freeholder is officially up for sale building and all.   While there have been job trimmings (could that be why there were no reporters from the Freeholder at either the Liberal 0r NDP nomination meetings?) no official word has been confirmed as of the printing of this story. Hopefully […]

Friends of the Port Theatre or Foes?

Friends of the Port Theatre or Foes?

L I N K I love the Port Theatre.   I fell in love the first day I saw her.    When she was listed for sale a few years ago I met the current owner who has essentially worked there his entire adult life. I encouraged him to purchase the theatre chiefly because I couldn’t see […]

Sens – Leafs – Habs Round UP

Sens – Leafs – Habs Round UP

So it’s about two weeks to training camp and it looks like the three teams I’ll be covering this year are all a mess.   Just different flavours of mess. The Sens The Ottawa Senators are a team in transition.   Up or down I’m not sure.   The Dany Heatley mess will hopefully be sorted out soon.  […]

Tobacco Arrests for week Ending August 28, 2009

Tobacco Arrests for week Ending August 28, 2009

Here’s this weeks round up from the RCMP’s Michael Harvey: Cornwall RCMP make Six Contraband Tobacco Seizures in Three Days (Cornwall, Ontario -Thursday August 27th , 2009) – Officers from the Cornwall RCMP working with various law enforcement agencies have made six contraband tobacco seizures in three days resulting in three individuals facing a charge […]

Elizabeth May not to Run in Nova Scotia

Elizabeth May not to Run in Nova Scotia

L I N K Elizabeth May, Leader of the Federal Green Party of Canada has officially stated that she won’t be running in Nova Scotia again.   Right now things are pointing to the BC riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. “The B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands, which is currently held by Conservative cabinet minister Gary Lunn, has […]

The 2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow is Coming Up Fast September 12-13 2009

The 2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow is Coming Up Fast September 12-13 2009

Click the poster to go straight to their website! “The pow-wow allows us to join with other First Nations from across Canada and the United States to share in this great gathering, it also allows visitors from many nations to participate in this exciting cultural experience. It is our hope that this time spent together […]

NDP Nomination Meeting Drums Up the CASH

NDP Nomination Meeting Drums Up the CASH

Another night, another nomination meeting.  This one served up some really good carrot cake though. It was all Darlene Jalbert last night at the Navy Club.  Surrounded by party faithful and committed volunteers Ms Jalbert enters her second attempt to unseat local MP Guy Lauzon. Cornwall City Councilor Elaine MacDonald led off in welcoming Darlene […]

We now interrupt the news for a completely gratuitous cute cat video

We now interrupt the news for a completely gratuitous cute cat video

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New Polling Service Coming to Area

New Polling Service Coming to Area

We are going to be working with a new outfit that offer’s polling services to groups and companies.  From Politics to Product Marketing, local, regional or even world wide;  Polls can make or  break your business model or campaign. Email info@cornwallfreenews.com for more information. please visit our sponsors:

Thanks to our Sponsors We’ve Been Able to Upgrade

Thanks to our Sponsors We’ve Been Able to Upgrade

Thanks to our current and new sponsors we’ve been able to upgrade our web hosting service.  So if you notice the site loading a tad faster it’s thanks to you viewing and inspiring these businesses and services to invest in our community newspaper’s future! Keep up the good work and we’ll try and keep improving […]

Local Liberal Stars Shine at Bernadette Clément Nomination Meeting

Local Liberal Stars Shine at Bernadette Clément Nomination Meeting

It was a breathtaking night in local politics at the Knights of Columbus hall.    Local Liberals turned out in record numbers to attend the nomination meeting. Only one candidate was on the docket, which wasn’t surprising to any in attendence.     It’s part of Ms Bernadette Clément’s charm, pulling people together and uniting them which makes […]