Cornwall Ontario – 2010 Editorial – Vision at a Critical Time – December 26, 2009

Cornwall Ontario – 2010 Editorial – Vision at a Critical Time – December 26, 2009

Vision is a funny thing.    Many times there is no “right” vision; simply what a person or group wants.     I’ve lived in Cornwall Ontario now for six years.   It’s been an interesting experience. Cornwall is a very diverse community; and it’s a community in change.   I don’t think I’ve ever […]

MCA Reacts to Not Winning Court Injunction – Akwesasne – December 22, 2009

MCA Reacts to Not Winning Court Injunction – Akwesasne – December 22, 2009

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE RESPONDS TO FEDERAL COURT RULING ON MOTION FOR INTERIM ORDERS AKWESASNE, ONTARIO—On Monday, December 21st, Federal Court Justice Anne Mactavish dismissed the Mohawk Council of Akwesane’s Motion for Interim Orders seeking an Interlocutory Injunction. The Motion was filed in response to the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) actions of seizing vehicles and issuing […]

There is always more than one side to the story or Mohawk Paranoia – EDITORIAL – December 21, 2009

There is always more than one side to the story or Mohawk Paranoia – EDITORIAL – December 21, 2009

Paranoia, here are some of the definitions from Dictionary.com “A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur, often strenuously defended with apparent logic and reason.” “Extreme, irrational distrust of others.” Now I’m not saying that there are no grounds of residents of Akwesasne, but there are some who for whatever reasons […]

Harper Government 1 – Akwesasne 1 – Courts Deny Injunction vs CBSA – December 21, 2009

Harper Government 1 – Akwesasne 1 – Courts Deny Injunction vs CBSA – December 21, 2009

A Canadian Federal Court has denied an injunction request that would cease the actions of seizure of vehicles that fail to report to the temporary CBSA station in Cornwall Ontario for residents who return to Canadian territory from the US. Currently residents of Akwesasne that cross the line between the US and Canada are forced […]

Cornwall Quick Hits for Sunday December 13, 2009

Cornwall Quick Hits for Sunday December 13, 2009

Here are a round up of some local news stories. Stolen Items Recovered from Long Sault OPP Car Cornwall City Budget Deficit Nearly $1 Million Claude Macintosh Agrees – Water Meters a Money Grab “It’s a tax on families, plain and simple.” Local Contractors DEBUNK Hst Attacks Menard Bros. “Guy Menard, president of Menard Bros […]

Cornwall Ontario Episode of Courage in Red airs Sunday night – December 13, 2009

Cornwall Ontario Episode of Courage in Red airs Sunday night – December 13, 2009

Courage in Red is the new RCMP show featured on the OLN network.  This Sunday night the episode featuring Cornwall Ontario will be aired. “Taking advantage of our unprecedented access, we show never-before-seen covert units, operations, and personnel. Using the latest in POV cameras that let us get unbelievably close, we take viewers right into […]

AKWESASNE READIES FOR OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY – December 8, 2009

AKWESASNE READIES FOR OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY – December 8, 2009

AKWESASNE READIES FOR OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY A’nonwarako:wa Arena to Host Events on December 14th AKWESASNE, ONTARIO —In less than one week, the eyes of the world will turn to the A’nowarako:wa Arena as the Olympic Flame arrives in Akwesasne as part of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. On December 14th, everyone is invited to come […]

Day 4 Cancelled – Davis vs CBSA – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – December 3,2009

Day 4 Cancelled – Davis vs CBSA – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – December 3,2009

David Nesseth of the Standard Free Holder is reporting “ “Katenies Janet Davis, who is representing her daughter Fallan Davis in a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal against the Canada Border Services Agency, was detained at the Cornwall Port of Entry en route to the Tribunal this morning. Today’s session of the tribunal has been cancelled. […]

Teiohontathe Fallan Davis Finally Gets Her Day – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Teiohontathe Fallan Davis Finally Gets Her Day – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Boy Réjean Bélanger is going to have to earn his bucks in this case.   Justice moves very slowly in this world.  In the case of   Teiohontathe Fallan Davis it’s taken over four years of her life.  During this time she’s not only had to suffer the wounds of her alleged mishandling at the […]

CBSA Port to US Soil? Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

CBSA Port to US Soil?  Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

L I N K Michael Peeling in the Standard Freeholder is reporting some scuttle butt that the CBSA port of entry into Cornwall via the Seaway International bridge may be moving to Roosevelttown NY. “Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell has heard unofficial talk from his sources, whom he would not name, that serious consideration […]

Akwesasne Plebiscite Results in – Customs Back Yes, Armed No – Akwesasne – November 26, 2009

Akwesasne Plebiscite  Results in – Customs Back Yes, Armed No – Akwesasne – November 26, 2009

The results are in.   1562 members participated.   Why members instead of citizens??  The results were for the following two questions. 1) Do you want the CBSA operations to return to the customs facility on Kawehnoke?  1119 voted yes, and 371 voted no. 2) If yes, should the CBSA employees be allowed to return […]

City Council Round Up – Seaway International Bridge Crisis Update – Council votes against drop dead date for temporary CBSA station – November 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

City Council Round Up – Seaway International Bridge Crisis Update – Council votes against drop dead date for temporary CBSA station – November 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

The hot topic for debate last night was Cornwall City Council discussing sending a message to the Harper Government requesting a drop dead date of June 1, 2010 as an end date for the temporary customs port to end its visit to the base of Brookdale. Councillor’s Mary Anne Hug and Mark Macdonald led the […]

Cornwall Should be a Low Tax Cigarette Region – Editorial – November 19, 2009

Cornwall Should be  a Low Tax Cigarette Region – Editorial – November 19, 2009

There’s so much talk because of the Seaway International Bridge Crisis.  Our MP states that he can’t discuss much on the record because of National Security issues which most people consider horse puckey, but the reality is that there are a multitude of issues related to the Akwesasne – Cornwall corridor. So let’s say that […]

Letter to the Editor – Bernadette Clement – Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne – Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Bernadette Clement – Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne – Cornwall Ontario

STATEMENT BY BERNADETTE CLEMENT ON THE AKWESASNE/CORNWALL BORDER CROSSING ISSUE November 4, 2009 For the past 5 months, the people of Cornwall along with our close neighbours, the people of Akwesasne, have been struggling as we deal with the makeshift  “temporary” border facility at the foot of the Seaway International Bridge. And now with the […]

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Liberal MP Todd Russell; Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Mark Holland Liberal MP for Pickering-Ajax; Critic for Public Safety and National Security, toured Akwesasne and met with MCA Chief Mike Mitchell today. “It’s the fault of the Government” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJvRkXPNNu4 They met with local press after before zipping back to Ottawa for a private members vote.   […]