Water Meters – I say no

Water Meters – I say no

Not sure how many people know, but our city council wants to install water meters in every house in Cornwall. I know the city needs money, what with building arenas that will cost each citizen in Cornwall over $600 to build and $17 per person per year to maintain, but do we really want water […]

Local Quick Hits

Local Quick Hits

2.8 Million Ciggies burnt in Van St. Andrews West firefighters appeared on scene to extinguish the blaze, but also found the van was filled with cardboard boxes of cigarettes. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Wheeler could not comment on the nature of the fire because of the OPP investigation. Farmer’s Market Opens Victoria Day Weekend 24/7 […]

Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green

Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green

Here is the latest Column from Chef Shawn Kretz:  Planting season is upon us. Before we know it there will be weeds to pick, along with the first of the season’s bounty. Seedlings are available at every garden centre, and gardens are starting to come together as the risk of frost diminishes. As I have […]

Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies

Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies

Wow, that’s a whole lotta smokes!  L I N K CORNWALL — Local RCMP have made their largest single illegal tobacco seizure ever, netting more than 13 million cigarettes from a semi-trailer in Finch, northwest of Cornwall. Five people were arrested at the Finch home last Wednesday, said RCMP Sgt. Michael Harvey, who intends to […]

Spring Fling 2009

Spring Fling 2009

This just in from Paul Aubin: Hi everyone. Pride/Fierté Cornwall’s 2009 Spring Fling is set for Friday, May 29th at 9:00 pm. Yes, you read that right – it’s on a Friday night, not a Saturday. Another change is that we’ve lowered the admission price to a recession busting $5.00. We’ll also be giving you […]

SCM signs new 5 year Contract with Walmart Canada

SCM signs new 5 year Contract with Walmart Canada

Looks like SCM will be growing which is good for local employees!  L I N K Dan Gabbard, president of SCM, added, “We strive to identify efficiencies that contribute to Walmart’s bottom line, so it can continue to serve millions of Canadians and grow its business.” please visit our sponsors:

More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.

More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.

So I’m busy packing up the remnants of my old store and one of my customers tells me this story. He has COPD and his lung capacity is below 25%.    This makes mobility a real issue. I suggest he apply for a scooter as I have before.    His issue is that the doctors held off […]

Chef Shawn Kretz finds the Green!

A note from Chef Shawn Kretz of Chez Nous. “Fiddleheads and wild garlic are out;  morels may start tomorrow or thursday thanks to the rain.” There should be some good and healthy eatin’ down at Chez Nous. please visit our sponsors:

May 17th – International Day Against Homophobia

This just in from Paul Aubin: Sunday, May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia.  As part of our observation of the day we’re pleased to announce the nominees for this year’s Denise and Louis Latulippe Award.  Created in 2005 and named after the founders of the Cornwall chapter of PFLAG, it goes to the […]

FLU UPDATE

FLU UPDATE

FLU BASICS An adult can begin spreading the flu virus one day before and three to seven days after symptoms show, and children can remain contagious even longer. Some infected individuals show no symptoms, yet they can still spread the virus to others. The flu is sometimes confused with the common cold, and for good […]

86400 Trailer

86400 Trailer

If you haven’t seen the trailer yet for local Filmmakers 86400 here it is courtesy of You Tube.   To find out more about 86400 click this LINK httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9p0vVf-L1A please visit our sponsors:

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