No Gay Pride Fest for Cornwall in 2009

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT The most recent meeting of Pride/Fierté Cornwall’s executive committee was held on April 2nd where, after much honest discussion, it was decided not to stage a Pride festival in 2009. The current economic climate played an obvious role in our decision. More importantly, though, Pride 2008 saw a marked decrease in attendance from […]

Latest Area Tobacco News

Latest Area Tobacco News

The Gazette is running a follow up story about the Government cracking down on SMUGGLING Blackburn’s announcement comes after an investigation by The Gazette revealing the contraband industry has roared back to life after being nearly eradicated in the 1990s when federal and provincial governments dealt it a blow by lowering taxes, pushing smokers back […]

Don’t Donate to Door to Door Canvassers

Don’t Donate to Door to Door Canvassers

L I N K Here’s a link to a local story, but personally I don’t like to give to charity that comes to my door any longer.     One, you never really know if they’re legit and two, I hate strangers showing up at my door. Tanya Elliott, director of communications for the Canadian Red Cross […]

Thanks Cornwall and the World!

Thanks Cornwall and the World!

Thanks to everyone who has read this site and shared with anyone else.   Our March numbers were up 146% over our February numbers. If we can keep that up a lot of people will be reading this site soon! We had over 2000 page views for March. Thanks to all of our sponsors so far, […]

Battling Through the Smoke – Illegal Cigarettes

Battling Through the Smoke – Illegal Cigarettes

Two strong pieces about the Illegal Cigarette trade.   This is a major issue.  Basically after shaking down the tobacco companies the whole trade went to Native and Organized Crime interest. We are paying for the health burden of a now basically unregulated or tested product.   Not only that we are paying for a half attempted […]

Cornwall’s Casa Paolo reviewed in NY Newspaper

Cornwall’s Casa Paolo reviewed in NY Newspaper

L I N K Congrats to local Italian eatery Casa Paolo (1600 Vincent Massey Drive) received a glowing review in The Watertown Daily News.   Click the link to check it out. While not my favorite Italian food in the area it is a lovely place for a good meal. please visit our sponsors:

Guy Lauzon having another Passport Clinic

Guy Lauzon having another Passport Clinic

MP Guy Lauzon is hosting another Passport clinic.   During the last election it was raised that his Passport Clinics have been over charging for photos.   Here’s hoping that nobody at this clinic will have to pay over $10 for the photo; otherwise this is just a cash grabbing gouge fest in Mr. Lauzon’s name. L […]

Cornwall’s Best Pizza Contest Starting Soon!

Cornwall’s Best Pizza Contest Starting Soon!

We’re going to be organizing Cornwall’s Best Pizza contest soon.   Hopefully we’ll raise some money for charity and have a lot of fun so if you read this tell your friends and your favorite pizza places. Cornwall will speak!  May the best pie win!

Law Enforcement Team Up to nab Cigarette Smugglers

Joint Operation With CBSA, OPP and RCMP Results in Contraband Tobacco Seizures SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON, March 26 /CNW/ – Officers from the Cornwall RCMP Detachment with officers from the Canada Border Services Agency and the Ontario Provincial Police worked together on a joint operation targeting those who transport contraband cigarettes from the Cornwall region towards […]

Cornwall City Council

Cornwall City Council

I was just watching this week’s city council meeting on Cogeco and it’s amazing to watch this group interact. There definitely are certain “types” of people.  You can see which councilors supports business interests, and which councilors support human interests; which councilors are smarter or brighter, or which councilors you wonder how the heck they […]

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Thanks to Chef Shawn Kretz from Chez Nous 333 Second St. 613-932-HOME (4663) for this article.   If you wish to see more from Chef Shawn let us know, and feel free to leave your comments. Changing the Face of Fine Cuisine in Cornwall by Shawn Kretz: The awareness of a local cuisine, specifically through the […]

Police seek public assistance to find Sex Assault Attacker

Police seek public assistance to find Sex Assault Attacker

LINK The suspect is described as a white male, five-foot-seven with a heavy build, approximately 30 years old, wearing sunglasses, a lime-green baseball cap, a black hoody and blue jeans. If you can identify the individual described or have any information regarding this incident, please call Det-Sgt. Marc Bissonnette at 932-2110, ext. 2604, or call […]

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

LINK to Mike Peeling’s Story in the Standard Freeholder. I can tell you as someone who is looking for work in Cornwall the market is brutal; unless you’re a cronie of some politician 😉 What jobs there are, are low paying and nearly abusive.  I know one local company that besides paying minimum wage chips […]