1111 Gretchen Court in Cornwall Ontario ON FIRE – UPDATED 2:23 PM – Photos and Videos shortly – March 8, 2011

1111 Gretchen Court in Cornwall Ontario ON FIRE – UPDATED 2:23 PM – Photos and Videos shortly – March 8, 2011

Cornwall ON – Fire has struck the pre-cursor of Glen Stor Dun Lodge at 1111 Gretchen Court; the former St. Michael’s Academy building which were converted to Condos.   Photo courtesy of Kevin Lamoureux httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUGFfKMnLNg Photo courtesy of Kevin Lamoureux UPDATE 2:23 PM I just spoke with Chief Myles Cassidy of the Cornwall Fire Department. […]

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE EXTENDS CONDOLENCES ON PASSING OF CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH CHIEF RALPH AKIWENZIE – March 8, 2011

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE EXTENDS CONDOLENCES ON  PASSING OF CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH CHIEF RALPH AKIWENZIE – March 8, 2011

AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY —The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne expresses its sincere condolences to the friends, family and the community of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nations on the passing of Chief Ralph Akiwenzie on Friday, March 4th. To commemorate his passing, MCA Grand Chief Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell conducted a tobacco burning ceremony and offered […]

WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN Launches April 28th – Calls on All Men Committed to Ending Violence Against Women! – Cornwall Ontario

WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN Launches April 28th – Calls on All Men Committed to Ending Violence Against Women! – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – In November 2010, The Mayor’s Task Force hosted speaker Jackson Katz on the subject of male socialization toward violence. Since that time momentum has built to address the issues of violence against women as a “men’s issue” that requires significant commitment by men to change the behaviours and issues that result in […]

Letter to the Editor by Elaine MacDonald – International Women’s Day, 2011: A Call to Action

Letter to the Editor by Elaine MacDonald – International Women’s Day, 2011: A Call to Action

Strikes and demonstrations among textile workers in 1911 marked the beginning of the labour movement’s call for women’s right to work, vote, hold office and end discrimination. At the 100-year mark, women around the world and in Canada in particular, celebrate considerable progress. For example, at work and in politics, whereas women were totally excluded […]

Celebrate Ontario Grants to Alight at Night Festival and Cornwall Lift -Off Boost Tourism in Eastern Ontario – March 7, 2011

Celebrate Ontario Grants to Alight at Night Festival and Cornwall Lift -Off Boost Tourism in Eastern Ontario – March 7, 2011

Queens Park ON Ontario is helping festivals and events in Morrisburg and Cornwall to boost tourism, generate economic activity, welcome new visitors to the region, and support and create new local jobs. The province is providing funding for various events and festivals organized by the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) and the Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-Off.  For example, […]

Sold Out Vagina Monologues Have Many Asking for an Extra Show Next Year! SASS Fundraiser a hit! March 6, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Sold Out Vagina Monologues Have Many Asking for an Extra Show Next Year!  SASS Fundraiser a hit!  March 6, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Vagina Monlogues were a sold out success at the Ramada in Cornwall Ontario Saturday March 5, 2011! Pictured above: Back row, left to right: Michelle Edgar-Labelle, Alicja Francis, Megan Thomlison, Theresa Bowman, Carole Mainville, Gabrielle Stanton, Connie Leroux, Marie-Josée Menard, Allison Main, Kathy Kiverago Front row, left to right: Susan Ramsay, […]

Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek through Canada’s National Parks – March 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek through Canada’s National Parks – March 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Science and Nature Speaker Series continues on March 16 at 7 pm at the Cornwall Public Library with a talk entitled, “Species at Risk: A Cross-Country Trek Through Canada’s National Parks”. . In her talk, Dr. Briar Howes, from Parks Canada, will take you across the country to some of Canada’s […]

SASS Recogknizes the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day – March 8, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

SASS Recogknizes the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day – March 8, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The staff of Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne (SASS) would like to recognize the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011. . This is a global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women over the last 100 years. Society […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for March 5, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for March 5, 2011

Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for March 2, 2011 Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size! Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at www.Cornwall.ca Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too!   […]

Earth Matters Exhibit Partners with Cornwall Public Library – Call for Submissions to Student Artists – March 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Earth Matters Exhibit Partners with Cornwall Public Library –  Call for Submissions to Student Artists – March 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

  Cornwall ON – Call to students and student artists in Glengarry, Stormont, Akwesasne, Cornwall and Dundas .   Jacqueline Milner is in the process of planning an art exhibit; “The Earth Matters Art Exhibit”. This Exhibit will feature the work of Regional artists and student submissions, during the months of April & May 2011. The […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Goes to the Dogs – What to do with the Si Miller Arena? The 45 Day Question. February 28, 2011

Cornwall Ontario City Council Goes to the Dogs – What to do with the Si Miller Arena? The 45 Day Question.  February 28, 2011

Cornwall ON – It’s city council time.  Mayor Kilger is still recuperating so Councilor Denis Carr is manning the main chair. First up is Dogs in Lamoureux Park.    Elaine MacDonald asked about fines levied in the past in Lamoureux Park to Dog Owners.   The discussion so far is on how the bylaw officer […]

OPP Identify VICTIM IN FATAL COLLISION – Tabatha Tryon – 21 Year Old from Cornwall Ontario – February 28, 2011

OPP Identify VICTIM IN FATAL COLLISION – Tabatha Tryon – 21 Year Old from Cornwall Ontario – February 28, 2011

South Glengarry ON – SD&G OPP have identified the driver’s involved in the fatal collision on County Road 2, South Glengarry Township. The male driver of a 2006 Chevy Cobalt (Cameron WHITE 21Yrs of South Glengarry) struck a 2001 Chevy Silverado being operated by (John Cassano 53yrs of South Glengarry). The female passenger in the […]

I think it’s time for the Ward System here in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – February 27, 2011

I think it’s time for the Ward System here in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – February 27, 2011

Cornwall ON – I think it’s time for Cornwall Ontario to return to the Ward system.   This isn’t an easy position to come to, but after living here in Cornwall for nearly 8 years and intensely watching city government for three I can see and appreciate the arguement. Local representation:  Cornwall is a vibrant […]

It’s time for the Mayor’s Spring Celebration of the Arts – Join Mayor Bob Kilger Help Raise Funds for the Aultsville Theatre – April 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

It’s time for the Mayor’s Spring Celebration of the Arts – Join Mayor Bob Kilger Help Raise Funds for the Aultsville Theatre – April 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – It’s that time of the year for the Mayor’s Spring Celebration of the Arts fund raiser for the Aultsville Theatre! The event takes place April 9th, 2011 at the Theatre starting at 7:00 PM. Hosted by well-known musician Graham Greer, and featuring the music of the Brigadoons!  The concert will also include […]

Benson Centre Inflating City Budget? Support Cost Could be 38% Higher – City Councilors Tackle Budget – Cornwall Ontario – February 25, 2011

Benson Centre Inflating City Budget?  Support Cost Could be 38% Higher – City Councilors Tackle Budget – Cornwall Ontario – February 25, 2011

Cornwall ON – Denis Carr is the longest serving City Councilor in Cornwall Ontario and is on most of the big committees.    Thursday he was sitting in the for recovering Mayor, Bob Kilger, and purveying the maze of discussion over the upcoming budget for the city of nearly 50,000 souls on the St. Lawrence […]

8 year Connor Hum donates a van load of food in lieu of Birthday gifts to Agape Centre – February 24, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

8 year Connor Hum donates a van load of food in lieu of  Birthday gifts to Agape Centre – February 24, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – In Cornwall, over 1000 adults and children turn each month to Agapè’s food bank in need of assistance and they come from a variety of backgrounds and personal situations. A week ago, the Agapè Center received a van full of food donated by an incredible kid named Connor.   “The donation is marvelous.” Alyssa Blais, […]

Agapè Center participating in the Think Recycle program – February 23, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Agapè Center participating in the Think Recycle program – February 23, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Along with our usual fundraising activities at the Agapè Center, there is a new way to raise money that benefits the environment as well. . The Agapè Center is tackling the growing problem of electronic waste and literally turning it into cash. . We are participating in the Think Recycle program, which gathers unwanted […]