Let the Battle Begin – Ignatieff Throws Down the Gauntlet

Let the Battle Begin – Ignatieff Throws Down the Gauntlet

Michael Ignatieff made his position clear.  It’s time for the Harper Government to go.   From Sudbury the Liberal Leader stated clearly his intention to bring the Conservatives down the first chance they get.   It’s now up to Jack Layton or Gilles Duceppe to prop up Mr. Harper or we go to election. Mr. Harper may […]

Does Hydro One Encourage Conservation? Komorowski’s Korner

Does Hydro One Encourage Conservation? Komorowski’s Korner

Here is the latest from our Columnist Richard Komorowski: In the last column, we discussed how smart meters, which Hydro One is expected to start using in 2010 or 2011, are going to have a major impact on your electric bill. At the moment, Hydro One customers pay a fixed monthly service charge of $16.35 […]

Ben & Jerry’s New Gay Ice Cream! Hubby Hubby Flavor

Ben & Jerry’s New Gay Ice Cream!  Hubby Hubby Flavor

Ben and Jerry’s have always been on the cusp and edge of what’s going on in the world and with Vermont legalizing Gay Marriage they decided to come out with Hubby Hubby flavored Ice Cream.  Click the photo to go to their web site for full details. “In partnership with Freedom to Marry we are […]

Election Rumblings, Sabre Rattlings, Murmors, Rumors…..

Election Rumblings, Sabre Rattlings, Murmors, Rumors…..

Is the Volcano about to burst and spout another Canadian Election?     Last week there was a meeting between Jack Layton, leader of the NDP, and Stephen Harper Prime Minister of the Minority Conservative government. The Libs are meeting in Sudbury mulling, conspiring, and wringing their hands as to what to do and how to do […]

Married 60 Years and He still Brings his Wife a Rose Each Day

Married 60 Years and He still Brings his Wife a Rose Each Day

Now is this the most cheesy romantic story ever?  Must learn as it’s my own wedding anniversary this month!  Click the link to read the full story. L I N K “An 87-year-old North Wales man has put a fresh rose at his wife’s bedside every single day of the 60 years they have been […]

Yorkie Frightens Off Bank Robber

Yorkie Frightens Off Bank Robber

Hey it’s a slowish news day!  Click the photo to go to the full story. “Witnesses said the dog leapt up and started growling and barking and the startled robber put down his gun, turned and ran. “When she realised he was threatening me she began barking like mad and jumped at him. She didn’t […]

Bought any Magazines Lately?

Bought any Magazines Lately?

Magazine sales continue to drop from the big names to the obscure ones people just don’t seem to want to shell out for magazines anymore.   L I N K Check out the list and see if your favorite is there. 1. Cosmopolitan – 1,616,908 (down 7.8 percent) 2. People – 1,319,350 (down 12.77 percent) 3. […]

NAV CAN Lands Technical Security Conference April 18-21

NAV CAN Lands Technical Security Conference April 18-21

Congrats to Nav Can on bringing in this conference.  From the Press Release: “Cornwall Ontario Canada – The Professional Development TSCM Group Inc., and the Technical Security Branch (TSB) are pleased to announce the 5th annual three (3) day, Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC). CTSC 2010 is primarily sponsored by Professional Development TSCM Group Inc., […]

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 […]