So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

Do you know anyone that got a job at the new Government Call Centre?   Even as a janitor?   All that talk; all that improvement, pointing to the government website only to not see the posting. Were the jobs all gobbled up by government employees from Ottawa? Email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com if you know […]

Spend Locally, Advertise Locally

Spend Locally, Advertise Locally

I was at the Farmer’s Market on George Assaly lane today.   Super market; nice weather;  I love Reg’s Coffee and some Buffalo Jerky (they have a spicy one with some kick) and I was talking about how it’s nice to shop local and advertise locally. I was corrected.    I should say to SPEND locally, and […]

Penny Grader shuts down for good

Penny Grader shuts down for good

If you call the Penny Grader number you will sadly see that this local institution of 14 years has shuttered close.     Ed Lauzon could not be reached for comment.  No cause for the shut down has been given although the newspaper had been for sale. If you are looking for a local low cost alternative […]

Hey I ate there! Thom Racine on Moe’s next to the Old Forum

Hey I ate there!  Thom Racine on Moe’s next to the Old Forum

Here is a L I N K to Thom’s great story this week in the Seaway News.  I had the honour of working for the Habs the year they moved from the greatest building in Hockey history to that monstrosity they play in now. “The same can be said of most streets that border sporting […]

Is Cornwall Island Part of Canada?

Is Cornwall Island Part of Canada?

I’m not a political scientist.   I’m not a geographer.   In other words I’m not an expert on this area, but I have politicians, and people of all sorts talk to me about some of the fundamentals of the Bridge Crisis which I’ve covered here in this paper. I am of the belief that Cornwall Island […]

Fun and Politics in Lamoureux Parc – Labour Day part deux

Fun and Politics in Lamoureux Parc – Labour Day part deux

It wasn’t all fun and Hot Dogs.   There was some serious speech making. Here is Cornwall City Councilor and Darlene Jalbert’s campaign manager Elaine MacDonald in action. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMIeV-aLfII There was a minor fracas as 3 people with placards who were handing out tracts heckled some of the supporters in the parade.  You can hear a […]

We’ve been Accepted by Google News! Online Radio coming soon!

We’ve been Accepted by Google News! Online Radio coming soon!

You will be able to find and read our entries via Google News shortly as we were just accepted by the Online Giant!  It should take a few weeks to be fully indexed. Thanks to all of you who read and support us as we couldn’t have taken this step without all of your support. […]

Labour Day Rally in Lamoureux Parc – Darlene, Bernadette, and Zelda!

Labour Day Rally in Lamoureux Parc – Darlene, Bernadette, and Zelda!

Over 1000 people today were treated to a star studded Labour Day afternoon in  Lamoureux Parc.   City Councilors Glen Grant,  Bernadette Clement, Elaine MacDonald, Kim Baird, Syd Gardiner, and Miss Gay National Capital Zelda Marshall  joined NDP Candidate Darlene Jalbert  who hosted a day of entertainment, good food, good company, and a fine march around […]

Joe Gunn – Need to Buy or sell a Property ? Call the Expert

Joe Gunn –  Need to Buy or sell a Property ?  Call the Expert

Advertisement Joe is your online resource for home buying, home selling, financing, and property listings. Whether it’s a house, condo, cottage, or apartment, he can assist you with your real estate needs. Joe has been in the real estate business for over 25 years, a community leader and is well respected within the industry. Click […]

Pow Wow Update and How to get your FREE TICKETS!

Pow Wow Update and How to get your FREE TICKETS!

One week to go to the 2009 Akwesasne POW WOW The Standard Freeholder printed a nice story Friday L I N K “The 9th annual Akwesasne International Powwow will highlight a collection of astonishing native dancers, drummers and artisans from the region in a two-day event meant for one and all. “This is an invitation […]

I’ll be at Lamoureux Parc on Labour Day for the Picnic – Will You?

I’ll be at Lamoureux Parc on Labour Day for the Picnic – Will You?

What a terrific concept and event.    Labour day in the parc, food and entertainment sponsored by local unions and the Cornwall & District Labour Council and hosted by Cornwall’s very own Elaine MacDonald. John Divinski wrote a super article in the Seaway News this week.  Click the link to read full details.  L I N […]