Terry DiMonte HOME AT CHOM – Montreal Radio Vet chats with CFN – January 13, 2012

Terry DiMonte HOME AT CHOM – Montreal Radio Vet chats with CFN – January 13, 2012

CFN – It was a blast talking with long time radio voice in Montreal Terry DiMonte.  He’s back in Montreal after some years in Calgary,and back at his old stomping grounds at CHOM 97.7 FM in Montreal. It’s refreshing and counters the trends of big  radio dumping older vets and replacing them with younger (and […]

Bad Pete Marier Off the Air at CHOM in Montreal – Media trends seeing the loss of so many veterans… December 26, 2011

Bad Pete Marier Off the Air at CHOM in Montreal – Media trends seeing the loss of so many veterans…  December 26, 2011

CFN – There’s a trend in BIG CORPORATE media that is seeing a lot of talented people being replaced by young and less experienced voices.    Cost reduction or just reactions to divergence in media?  Some would see a decentralization and less focus on local is the culprit.  Create one radio show or one set […]

Montreal Media Targeting Canadiens Interim Coach Randy Cunneyworth for not being Bilingual – December 22, 2011

Montreal Media Targeting Canadiens Interim Coach Randy Cunneyworth for not being Bilingual – December 22, 2011

CFN –  The problem with losing hockey in Montreal is that the multitude of media have to find something to write about.   The first week post Jacques Martin has some members of the media targetting interim coach Randy Cunneyworth; as if Randy doesn’t have enough troubles taking over a squad that just doesn’t have […]

Thomas Mulcair Picks Up Support on Way to Federal NDP Leadership Convention in Vancouver British Columbia – December 12, 2011

Thomas Mulcair Picks Up Support on Way to Federal NDP Leadership Convention in Vancouver British Columbia – December 12, 2011

CFN –  NDP Deputy leader and the man most likely to become the leader of the party, Outremont MP Thomas Mulcair has been busy as he heads for the leadership convention in Vancouver.   Here are several reports. Today British Columbia MLA Claire Trevena, North Vancouver Mayor Darrell Mussatto and several other prominent New Democrats […]

The National Hit The Bell Centre in Montreal Friday December 9, 2011

The National Hit The Bell Centre in Montreal Friday December 9, 2011

CFN –  I was supposed to be at the Bell Centre Friday night to catch The National but time and lack of sleep wore me down!  Luckily some Cornwallites made the trip and raved about the group’s performance!   Special thanks to Jennifer MacDonald for the great photos! Apparently Win Butler of Arcade Fire is […]

Letter to the Editor Michael L Blais CD – Harper Government Turning Veteran Hospital Over to Quebec Government Control & Support for VAC Budget Exemption – Dec 8, 2011

Letter to the Editor  Michael L Blais  CD – Harper Government Turning Veteran Hospital Over to Quebec Government Control & Support for VAC Budget Exemption – Dec 8, 2011

In response to the press conference held by the Union of Veterans Affairs Employees in Victoria BC yesterday, December 7, the Canadian Veterans Advocacy fully supports their demand that Veterans Affairs Canada be exempt from the Harper government’s proposed budget cuts in the upcoming federal budget. “Vets already face significant challenges accessing services and benefits,” […]

Actor Comic Jason Stuart Hits Whistler British Columbia for Winter Pride Gay & Lesbian Ski/Snowboard Week – February 9, 2012

Actor Comic Jason Stuart Hits Whistler British Columbia for Winter Pride Gay & Lesbian Ski/Snowboard Week – February 9, 2012

CFN – JASON STUART celebrates with laughter at the 20th annual Winter PRIDE festival in Whistler British Columbia. . “Im the Daddy and I have Candy” Comedy Tour heads North to Gay Whistlers WinterPRIDE Gay & Lesbian Ski/Snowboard week to headline the Comedy Show. . Thursday February 9th, 2012 in Canada! You can check out their […]

Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on the Creation of a Canadian Department of Peace – December 2, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on the Creation of a Canadian Department of Peace – December 2, 2011

Canadian flag lowered for the last time at Kandahar airfield, Lee Berthiaume, News,  Dec 1, 2011 http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/12/01/canadian-flag-lowered-for-the-last-time-at-kandahar-airfield/ On the same day that the Canadian flag over Kandahar airfield was lowered for the last time, a private member’s bill for the creation of a Department of Peace supported by the NDP, the Liberals and the Greens […]

Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec – Westcliff Group Shopping Mall Denies Legion from Selling Poppies for Remembrance Day ! UPDATED 12:28 PM

Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec – Westcliff Group Shopping Mall Denies Legion from Selling Poppies for Remembrance Day !  UPDATED 12:28 PM

  CFN – I was shocked to learn tonight of a Mall owned by the Westcliff group that is refusing to allow poppies to be sold by the Legion before Remembrance  Day.   Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec have refused their local Legion a table and two chairs in their sprawling Mall. It was covered in this […]

2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship to Victoria BC – October 19, 2011

2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship to Victoria BC – October 19, 2011

CFN – The City of Victoria, British Columbia has been awarded the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, it was confirmed today in a joint announcement by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA). The championship will be held at the 6,500-seat Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre from March 30-April 7, 2013, the […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on The Canadian Wheat Board – October 19, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on The Canadian Wheat Board – October 19, 2011

The Editor, The Canadian Wheat Board is 2011’s Attempted Potash Sellout In Saskatchewan let Brad Wall know that his MLAs will be held accountable if his party does not tell Mr. Harper “Hands off the CWB!”  “The Harper Government” does not speak for Saskatchewan farmers and they do not speak a Tory voice. Harper’s neoCons  […]

John De Young stars as Johnny Canuck! Saturday & Sunday October 22-23 – Crowley Arts Centre – Montréal

John De Young stars as Johnny Canuck! Saturday & Sunday October 22-23 – Crowley Arts Centre –  Montréal

  JOHN DeYOUNG   stars in a musical play by . THE AWARD-WINNING . JOVANKA BACH          www.johnstarkproductions.com . PRODUCED AND Directed by:  JOHN STARK . STARRING JOHN DEYOUNG . Multi-media slideshow & lighting design by Joe Morissey (New Mexico Production) Design and Technical Director (Vancouver, Montreal & Toronto productions) J. Kent Inasy Production video […]

Letter to the Editor – Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC isn’t Happy with Stephen Harper Killing Party Subsidies – October 6, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC isn’t Happy with Stephen Harper Killing Party Subsidies – October 6, 2011

Re:  Tories will kill political party taxpayer subsidies, Mark Kennedy, Postmedia News, October 4, 2011 LINK Stephen Harper is ending the modest subsidy program for political parties, not for partisan advantage, but to use Canadians’ tax dollars with great care, especially in a time of fiscal restraint, when families are struggling to make ends meet.  […]

Cornwall Ontario Women’s Roller Derby Team Visits Montreal to Learn and Shop! September 12, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Women’s Roller Derby Team Visits Montreal to Learn and Shop! September 12, 2011

Montreal QC – It was a blast of a day for Cornwall’s newly forming Women’s Roller Derby team and league!    The girls went down to not only buy some gear and clothing, but also had the chance to watch a scrimmage between one of the top Women’s teams of North America as they beat […]

Letter to the Editor – Jim Erkiletian of Nanaimo BC on Use of Canadian Military in Foreign Wars – September 8, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Jim Erkiletian of Nanaimo BC on Use of Canadian Military in Foreign Wars – September 8, 2011

Dear Editor, No good can come to Canada from participating in foreign civil wars. Regardless of which side wins, outsiders will be justly hated when the war is over. The overthrow of the democratic government of Jean Aristide in Haiti was a terrible mistake and a disgrace to Canada. Paul Martin should be charged as […]

Royal Visit to Cornwall Ontario – Roller Derby Queen Georgia W Tush talks with Local League Founders – September 5, 2011

Royal Visit to Cornwall Ontario – Roller Derby Queen Georgia W Tush talks with Local League Founders – September 5, 2011

Cornwall ON – Royalty visited Cornwall Ontario; Roller Derby royalty as Georgia W Tush skated into the River City to meet and chat with Chloé Bessette and Penny Rudderham; two of the founders of the new Women’s Roller Derby league forming in Cornwall Ontario. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9u1sQskkwc By day Georgia is Alyssa Kwasny, owner of Neon Skates in Montreal; […]

Letter to the Editor – Jeff Nielson of Olds Alberta on The Canadian Wheat Board – August 30, 2011

Letter to the Editor –  Jeff Nielson of Olds Alberta on The Canadian Wheat Board  – August 30, 2011

Editor of The Cornwall Free News Sir, I’d like to respond to Joe Hueglin – Niagara Falls, Ontario letter of Aug 29 in your paper. As an farmer elected Canadian Wheat Board Director in District 2, I am continuing on the drive for marketing choice for producers in western Canada. The Canadian Wheat Board Act, although […]