Life Trends – Facts and Figures That Matter To You – November EI claims up in Cornwall Ontario – by ROGER SAUVÉ – January 25, 2010

Life Trends – Facts and Figures That Matter To You – November EI claims up in Cornwall Ontario – by ROGER SAUVÉ – January 25, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts and Figures That Matter To You – November EI claims up in Cornwall. Not good news for the Cornwall region, but it could be worse. This morning, Statistics Canada released the number of people receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. For Canada as a whole, about 800,000 people were collecting, up […]

Quick Hits for Monday January 25, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Quick Hits for Monday January 25, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Here are your quick hits for Monday January 25, 2010 Stray Dogs Evolving Intelligence in Moscow Subway System Red Bull & Nasa Team Up to Drop Man from 120,000-Free Fall (See the video) Soldiers Iron Man Suits Getting Extra Juice httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1CeBOWm67A&feature=player_embedded Hot High Mileage Cars Coming to North America Is the WILDROSE Splitting the Right […]

Friends of the Port shuts down in Cornwall Ontario – Legendary Theatre in Jeopardy – January 25, 2010

Friends of the Port shuts down in Cornwall Ontario – Legendary Theatre in Jeopardy – January 25, 2010

Friends of the Port have apparently disbanded.  The group, formed to help save the Port Theatre from the wrecking ball has made an announcement on their facebook page. “FOTP Message Part 1 of 2. Important Message from Friends of the Port!  At a recent meeting of the Friends of the Port (FOTP) it was agreed […]

Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Reported to Split – Slice Fortune in Two – Ang gets the kids as Brad buys House Next Door – Janauary 25, 2010

Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Reported to Split – Slice Fortune in Two – Ang gets the kids as Brad buys House Next Door – Janauary 25, 2010

Mega star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are REPORTED to have split.    The couple’s entire relationship has been played out from almost day one in the media.   Their relationship believed to have started while the two filmed together leading to the break up of his marriage with Jennifer Anniston. The couple have […]

CLARIFICATION – An Open Letter to Our Readers and the Conservative Party of Canada – Editorial – Cornwall Ontario – January 24, 2010

CLARIFICATION – An Open Letter to Our Readers and the Conservative Party of Canada – Editorial – Cornwall Ontario – January 24, 2010

Geez we get an awful lot of emails and comments about us not liking Stephen Harper, Guy Lauzon, or the Conservative Party of Canada.  We get called a “Liberal Rag”, a “NDP Voice” , and a reusable “Green Party of Canada” cloth. The fact is that the “Free” in The Cornwall Free News is that […]

Facebook – Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament Protest Draws Thousands on Parliament Hill – Ottawa Ontario, January 23, 2010 by Markus Noé

Facebook – Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament Protest Draws Thousands on Parliament Hill – Ottawa Ontario, January 23, 2010 by Markus Noé

(picture above courtesy of Patrique Brisson) Thousands Gather On Parliament Hill to Protest Ottawa Ontario – Rallies in 50 cities and 4 countries were held today in protest against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s prorogation of Parliament. MPs were expected to be back at work this upcoming Monday after a holiday break.   Mr. Harper reasoning […]

Cornwall Ontario Celebrates Family Literacy Week – Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon at the Cornwall Public Library – Great Success

Cornwall Ontario Celebrates Family Literacy Week – Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon at the Cornwall Public Library – Great Success

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement was one of the readers for the Cornwall Library’s Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon Saturday.  It was to celebrate Family Literacy Week. A gaggle of kids, big and small, and Kaleb the St. John’s Ambulance dog listened to tales from the acclaimed writer. Ms Clement read about pigs sitting on a […]

No Prorogue! Rally in Ottawa for Saturday January 23, 2010 – Will you be there Cornwall Ontario?

No Prorogue!  Rally in Ottawa for Saturday January 23, 2010 – Will you be there Cornwall Ontario?

NDP Candidate for SD&SG Darlene Jalbert will be attending the Rally; Saturday January 23, in Ottawa. She’ll be making the journey to Parliament Hill from Cornwall Ontario as will many area residents. There are over 200,000 people signed up for the facebook page against proroguing.  Meanwhile Conservative MP Helena Guergis suggests that “people are pleased with […]

OPTING OUT – Hope Not Lost for Medical Arts Glen Stor Lodge Contract – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

OPTING OUT – Hope Not Lost for Medical Arts Glen Stor Lodge Contract – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

I’m a huge believer in “Spend Locally, Shop Locally, Advertise Locally” and really think that it’s important to keep the dollars in our community where we can.  It’s not always possible, but I try and always encourage others to as well. Recently, after many years, local pharmacy chain Medical Arts lost the contract to supply medication […]

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” February is just around the corner and the Heart and Stroke Foundation is in full swing gearing up for their “Heart Month.” Throughout the month there will be countless events throughout SD&G and Prescott Russell area. There will be 15,000 canvassers along with event coordinators who are […]

BREAKING NEWS – David Rawnsley Stepping Down as Green Party of Canada Candidate for SD&SG – Considering run for Mayoralty of South Glengarry – January 22, 2010

BREAKING NEWS – David Rawnsley Stepping Down as Green Party of Canada Candidate for SD&SG – Considering run for Mayoralty of South Glengarry – January 22, 2010

David Rawnsley has his eye on being the Mayor of South Glengarry. It’s an interesting choice and he would have to topple incumbent Jim McDonell, a name considered to be a possible replacement for MP Guy Lauzon. Mr. Rawnsley announced today that he is stepping down from his position as Green Party of Canada candidate […]

Toyota Recalls Over 2 Million Vehicles over Accelerator Pedal Issue – January 22, 2010

Toyota Recalls Over 2 Million Vehicles over Accelerator Pedal Issue – January 22, 2010

A massive recall on several models of Toyota built cars has just been announced.    Over 2 million vehicles need their accelerator pedals fixed.  This after 4 million vehicles were recalled recently as well over floor mats. LINK “The recall affects the 2009-2010 RAV4, the 2009-2010 Corolla, the 2009-2010 Matrix, the 2005-2010 Avalon, the 2007-2010 […]

Is a natural product always earth friendly? – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – January 22, 2010

Is a natural product always earth friendly? – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – January 22, 2010

Is a natural product always earth friendly? Some months ago we switched to recycled newspaper pellets, ‘Yesterday’s News’ for our furry felines as we came to realize that a simple natural clay substance wasn’t necessary the best choice for our home environment or for our earth. According to Wikipedia about 2 million tons of cat […]

Cornwall Senators? Now that would sell some seats. Rumors n Rumblins – NHL – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Cornwall Senators?  Now that would sell some seats.  Rumors n Rumblins – NHL – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

I think the Civic Complex would sell every seat they could fill if this happens.    Rumors are swirling that the Ottawa Senators of the NHL will move their Binghamton farm team to Cornwall Ontario.   We have no quotes as of press time but will do updates soon.    LINK “It would be easy […]

Cornwall Ontario Falls back to number 2 for Monopoly Canada Wildcard Spot! – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Falls back to number 2 for Monopoly Canada Wildcard Spot! – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Ok Cornwall.  Cut the slacking.   We don’t post about it for 3 days and we fall back to number 2!    There’s only one spot for this city and it’s number 1!  Monopoly Canada needs a city of our refined qualities and flavor! Remember to vote each day.   You have to type in […]

Conan O’Brien & NBC settle for a whole lot of money – Writer’s & staff taken care of. – January 21, 2010

Conan O’Brien & NBC settle for a whole lot of money – Writer’s & staff taken care of. – January 21, 2010

Always take care of your writers.   We Writers are amazing people.  Pasty, pudgy, Lesbian, foot fetishists, occasionally smelly, gassy, and yes, sometimes brilliant; we’re the backbone of society. Show me a politician and I’ll show you a writer.  Show me a Cartoon on TV no matter how bad the animation and yup, you guessed, […]