Jail N Bail raises $18,000+ for Cancer Society – Congrats Cornwall!

Jail N Bail raises $18,000+ for Cancer Society – Congrats Cornwall!

L I N K Congrats and Kudos to all those involved in the Jail N Bail fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society! “The Jail-N-Bail event has been taking place for close to 20 years, and officials said this year’s tally of $18,000 could be the biggest yet. “We are just overwhelmed,” said Carolyn Bourassa, the […]

Some Repairs to Port Theatre Sign – Cornwall Ontario

Some Repairs to Port Theatre Sign – Cornwall Ontario

A crane was parked in front of the venerable  old Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario today.   It looks like work on the marquis is finally starting. No comments from the theatre had arrived as of this printing. please visit our sponsors:

AGAPE Centre Update – Board Huddles – Staff Walk Out labeled HR Issue

AGAPE Centre Update – Board Huddles – Staff Walk Out labeled HR Issue

UPDATE 5PM October 8th – The Board of Directors just released the following: “As a result of yesterday’s incident, members of the Board attended the Agape Centre to speak with volunteers and staff. The Board is aware of the underlying Human Resources issues and have been and will continue to work towards a resolution. Our […]

Anonymity and the Net – Should company and/or government agents have to declare themselves on Messageboards and news sites?

Anonymity and the Net – Should company and/or government agents have to declare themselves on Messageboards and news sites?

Anonymity and the Net –  It’s  hot topic.  Ottawa’s Lowell Green did a whole show on it awhile ago in that he was angry that anonymous bloggers could destroy people’s reputations and wage attacks from behind the veil of anonymity. People commonly use pseudonyms on the internet.  Most times it’s for very good reasons.  I […]

Harper Government refuses to negotiate with MCA – CBSA walks out of talks

Harper Government refuses to negotiate with MCA – CBSA walks out of talks

CBSA Walks out on Talks with Mohawks of Akwesasne CBSA object to presence of lawyers who will report to the court AKWESASNE, ON, Oct. 5 /CNW Telbec/ – The Akwesasne Mohawk Leadership Task Force traveled to Ottawa today to meet with representatives of the CBSA. During the middle of the discussion on seizures CBSA officials […]

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

DEVELOPING – In a special session today of Cornwall City Council it was decided to move forward at full speed with the 3 plus 1 arena project.   With such luminaries as Scott Lecky & Joe Gunn in the audience the presentation, discussion, and debate lasted nearly three hours. We’re busy crunching video which we hope […]

Pride/Fierté Cornwall is having a Halloween Hullabaloo October 31, 2009 Best Western Parkway Inn CORNWALL ONTARIO

Pride/Fierté Cornwall is having a Halloween Hullabaloo October 31, 2009 Best Western Parkway Inn CORNWALL ONTARIO

Now that Autumn is upon us it’s time to get ready for the highest of high holidays on the Queer calendar, Saturday, October 31st.  Yup, that’s right, Halloween is coming fast and Pride/Fierté Cornwall is celebrating with our Halloween Hullabaloo! We’re going all out for this one by staging it at one of the city’s […]

Where to find us this busy Weekend in Cornwall! Farmers’ Market George Assaly Lane – 2009 Cornwall Fall Home & Harvest Show Cornwall Civic Complex Hot Dog & Sausage Fund Raiser for the Cornwall Dog Park

Where to find us this busy Weekend in Cornwall!   Farmers’ Market George Assaly Lane – 2009 Cornwall Fall Home & Harvest Show Cornwall Civic Complex Hot Dog & Sausage Fund Raiser for the Cornwall Dog Park

We need helpers here at The Cornwall Free News.  I’m trying to figure out how to be at all the events I want to cover, write the stories that need to be written, and somehow chase down some new sponsors! Today you can find me at The 2009 Home & Harvest show after 5PM at […]

Song of our Ancestors – Carolyn Thompson – Poetry Prize from this years Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Song of our Ancestors – Carolyn Thompson – Poetry Prize from this years Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

We at The Cornwall Free News want to help promote the Arts in our area.   We’re proud to print Ms Carolyn Thompson’s winning poem from this years Cornwall Public Library and Regional Writer’s Society Awards. “In 1784 a group of people came to begin new lives in what is now Ontario. There were three main […]