Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?  As we have discussed, the idea of Smart Meters is to encourage less daytime, i.e. peak, electricity consumption, in order to balance the electrical supply and demand throughout the province. This way, there will be less of a need to build new, expensive generating stations, and highly […]

Block Buster Closing over 10% of their Stores – 900+ Lights go Dim

Block Buster Closing over 10% of their Stores – 900+ Lights go Dim

L I N K The story doesn’t talk much about Canada where we don’t see many Red Boxes although there is a .99 DVD rental store on 4th and Marlborough. “The brick-and-mortar company has struggled to reposition itself while fending off increasing competition from Redbox, which rents films for $1 per night at automated kiosks, […]

Is lying to the public at a party level good politics? Pinocchio Harper at work and play.

Is lying to the public at a party level good politics?  Pinocchio Harper at work and play.

I just shake my head as I read this stuff.   www.conservative.ca The first thing you see when you go to Mr Harper’s website are attack ads graphically displayed. A click away you can participate in something called https://mycampaign.conservative.ca/ Where Mr. Harper and his team will actually instruct you to perpetuate lies to the media by […]

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP?? Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP??  Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

Politics are a blood sport.    They are not for the squeamish.   We don’t really want honest politicians.  We don’t want fair politicians.  We want our politician’s to serve our best interest.  We want our MP to bring Jobs and prosperity to our riding; even if it’s at the loss of another community. This is human […]

We’re now on Facebook – we capitulate :) Cornwall Freenews

We’re now on Facebook – we capitulate :) Cornwall Freenews

Yes, you can find us now on Facebook under Cornwall Freenews After listening to Bob Peters say that Facebook tripled the traffic to www.choosecornwall.ca we figured we should jump on the bandwagon too! What do you think Cornwall?   Do you Facebook?  We’re cwfnews on Twitter as well although we don’t tweet as much as we […]

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

Do you know anyone that got a job at the new Government Call Centre?   Even as a janitor?   All that talk; all that improvement, pointing to the government website only to not see the posting. Were the jobs all gobbled up by government employees from Ottawa? Email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com if you know […]

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

I’ve spent a lot of time covering the Bridge Crisis this year.   The more I talk to people the less I understand on the Island and I have an above average IQ even if I can’t spell worth squat. We have the Mohawk people, who some Mohawk people claim are not really Mohawks, but Iroquois.   […]

Actor Patrick Swayze Passes Away at 57 SEPTERMBER 14, 2009

Actor Patrick Swayze Passes Away at 57 SEPTERMBER 14, 2009

I hate having to write Obits like this.    A lot of folks will watch the Movie “Ghost” this week.  Dirty Dancing too, and maybe a few will watch Road House or Red Dawn. Patrick Swayze lost his battle to Pancreatic Cancer sadly yesterday at his home in Los Angeles 20 months after being diagnosed. TRIBUTE […]

The Expendables – Hollywood Action Actor Hall of Fame!

The Expendables – Hollywood Action Actor Hall of Fame!

The cast is the Hall of Fame of Action movies.  Arnie, Sly, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Auston, and somehow even Ravi Shankar.   It’s going to be a monster. IMDB LINK The film, written and directed by Sylvester Stallone himself comes out summer 2010! please visit our sponsors:

Basketball Diaries Author JIM CARROLL Dead at 60

Basketball Diaries Author JIM CARROLL Dead at 60

L I N K “There ain’t much time left, you’re born out of this insane abyss and you’re going to fall back into it, so while you’re alive, you might as well show your bare ass,” Carroll told Rolling Stone at the time.” Carroll’s Autobiography, The Basketball Diaries, was made into a movie starring Leonardo […]

It’s Official – David Rawnsley to run for the Green Party in SD&G

We at The Cornwall Free News wish to offer our congratulations to Mr Rawnsley and his Campaign manager Lorna Foreman. For immediate release Cornwall September 14th, 2009. The Green Party is pleased to announce that David Rawnsley will once again be their Federal Candidate in the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. David carried the green-banner during […]

The War to Save Local TV – Hmm…..

The War to Save Local TV – Hmm…..

Local TV doesn’t really exist.   Today most “local stations” are owned by Corporate Chains.  Look at the logo above.  All of those companies own national chains including our Government owned CBC. Yes, they have some local staff and offices.   Right now there’s a real war going on as these chains say that the cable and […]

NHL Training Camps open today! Sens, Habs, Leafs

NHL Training Camps open today! Sens, Habs, Leafs

It’s that time.   Autumn is nipping in the air.  The kids are back in school,  and the boys are back at training camp getting ready for the 2009 – 2010 NHL Hockey season. Yes, the Phoenix Coyote issue still stinks up the room.  Wayne Gretzky is nowhere to be seen, and I’m sure phone lines […]