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 […]

It’s time for Eco Farm Day 2011 at the Ramada Inn on Brookdale Ave. in Cornwall Ontario! – Friday February 25th & Saturday February 26th!

It’s time for Eco Farm Day 2011 at the Ramada Inn on Brookdale Ave. in Cornwall Ontario! – Friday February 25th & Saturday February 26th!

Cornwall ON – This weekend it’s time for Eco Farm Day, one of my favorite local events as it was one of the first we covered! Conference Chair this year is Mr. Tom Manley of Homestead Organics and Organics Central which is an exciting new development that Mr. Manley and his team have been working […]

Cornwall and District Labour Council hosts International Women’s Day Breakfast at The Best Western Plus Inn & Conference Centre – March 5, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall and District Labour Council hosts International Women’s Day Breakfast at The Best Western Plus Inn & Conference Centre – March 5, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall and District Labour Council is among the local groups that celebrate International Women’s Day annually. For 2011, the council is hosting a breakfast on Saturday, March 5, at the Best Western Inn and Conference Centre. Natalie Mehra, the Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition will deliver the keynote address. The […]

Irish Rovers Kick off 45 Year Anniversary with New CD, DVD & Tour starting March 7, 2011 including Aulstville Theatre in Cornwall Ontario – SEE DATES BELOW

Irish Rovers Kick off 45 Year Anniversary with New CD, DVD & Tour starting March 7, 2011 including Aulstville Theatre in Cornwall Ontario – SEE DATES BELOW

Cornwall ON – One of Canada’s favorite music groups is coming to Cornwall Ontario and a town near you as The Irish Rovers kick off their tour March 7, 2011! The Irish Rovers began in Ontario and now they return to celebrate Their 45 Years! The Irish Rovers Celebrate 45 Years of Music with their […]

Letter to the Editor – Marie Morrell Wants a Parade of Culture in Cornwall Ontario – February 20, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Marie Morrell Wants a Parade of Culture in Cornwall Ontario – February 20, 2011

Dear editor In the Seaway News of February 17th, Mr. Denis Thibault had an article about building local economy through culture. He introduces culture as new economic and demographic realities, as a strengthening quality of life, as a magnet that attracts and retains creative people, as the 4th pillar of sustainability as a composite of […]

A Voice From the Past – Rob Wilson CJSS 1974-75 Pops in From Australia! – February 19, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

A Voice From the Past – Rob Wilson CJSS 1974-75 Pops in From Australia! – February 19, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Internet has a way of bringing people from all over the world together or popping back. I received an email yesterday from a former CJSS newsjockey, Rob Wilson, who spent time working in Cornwall in 1974-75! He sent in this picture of himself today from France (He lives in Australia) and […]

Businesses, Environmental Groups, Urban Planners and Landscape Professionals to Discuss Living Green Infrastructure Opportunities – March 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Businesses, Environmental Groups, Urban Planners and Landscape Professionals to Discuss Living Green Infrastructure Opportunities  – March 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition and the City of Cornwall are gathering businesses, environmental groups, urban planners and community leaders from Eastern Ontario on March 9th in Cornwall for a one-day living green infrastructure workshop.  At the workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the benefits of living green infrastructure within their […]

Is it time to Better Support and Assist Small Business in Cornwall Ontario? – February 18, 2011

Is it time to Better Support and Assist Small Business in Cornwall Ontario?  – February 18, 2011

Cornwall ON – Recently the Chamber of Commerce had an initiative to Shop locally like many communities across North America. There are issues for small business all over, but for today’s editorial and questions I’m going to focus here in Cornwall Ontario.   Not because it’s better or worse than any other city; just because […]

Le Village donne un aperçu des priorités du nouveau plan stratégique – Le Village Outlines Priorities in new Strategic Plan – February 18, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Le Village donne un aperçu des priorités du nouveau plan stratégique – Le Village Outlines Priorities in new Strategic Plan – February 18, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Officials of the Le Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) have completed a new Strategic Plan that identifies a series of priorities for the organization to pursue in the coming years. . The new Strategic Plan sets out four key strategic objectives for the commercial district – beautification, parking, communications and partnerships – […]

Cornwall Community Police Service Announces 7th Annual Youth Symposium – February 23-25, 2011

Cornwall Community Police Service Announces 7th Annual Youth Symposium – February 23-25, 2011

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall Community Police Service is pleased to announce the upcoming events of our 7th annual Youth Symposium from February 23rd to the 25th, 2011.  All students in grade 7 to grade 12 have been invited to hear Alvin Law’s story.  Alvin was born without arms and then given up for adoption […]

2011 Winter Fun Week – St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences – March 14-18, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

2011 Winter Fun Week – St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences – March 14-18, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Wondering what to do with the kids during March Break?  The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences suggests the Cooper Marsh Winter Fun Week, a fun, interactive daily program for children aged 6 to 11.  Sign up for the full week, or choose the day that interests you most. Activities will […]

Cornwall Ontario’s Booming Construction Scene Featured in Ontario Construction Report – February 17, 2011

Cornwall Ontario’s Booming Construction Scene Featured in Ontario Construction Report – February 17, 2011

Cornwall ON – Cornwall is profiled in the first of two feature articles in the Ontario Construction Report. The first 8-page feature is titled “Booming building activity in Cornwall revitalizes economy and identity” and covers major development projects happening locally. Some of the projects profiled in the February report include: Cornwall Community Hospital $120 million redevelopment Seaway […]

Ambulance Services Levels Defined by Essential Services Agreement – February 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Ambulance Services Levels Defined by Essential Services Agreement  – February 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – An article entitled “Paramedics set for vote on strike mandate” appearing in the February 16th, 2011 edition of the Standard Freeholder dealt with the potential ramifications should local paramedics (members of CUPE 5734) go out on strike. The article speculated about potential reductions in levels of service should a strike action occur. Levels […]

Climate Change, are you ready? Film and Discussion Series – Cornwall Ontario – February 24th, March 10th, and March 24 th, 2011

Climate Change, are you ready?  Film and Discussion Series – Cornwall Ontario – February 24th, March 10th, and March 24 th, 2011

Cornwall ON – Here’s an opportunity to learn more about and discuss the issues of Peak Oil and Climate Change.  Transition Cornwall presents a free screening and discussion session at the Cornwall Community Museum (160 Water Street in Cornwall Ontario) See you there!

Cornwall Gets Two New Accessible Buses – Open Ontario – February 15, 2011 – Cornwall

Cornwall Gets Two New Accessible Buses – Open Ontario – February 15, 2011 – Cornwall

Cornwall ON – The City of Cornwall will save $46,000 on two new accessibly buses by partnering with 10 other Ontario municipalities. Cornwall’s two new accessible buses will be available in September for people using the local transit system. They will carry up to six passengers with personal mobility devices, helping people with disabilities and […]