Brat Pack Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Brat Pack Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Film Maker John Hughes who shot to fame during the 80’s with his Brat Pack Flicks like The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off passed away last night at the age of 59 of an apparent heart attack.   He also created the Vacation franchise made famous with Chevy Chase as well as the Home […]

Transcontinental Trashing English Content in Montreal Newspapers

Transcontinental Trashing English Content in Montreal Newspapers

To me the whole concept of a community newspaper is to be inclusive.   Local Papers are the lifeblood and only source of information for many communities.   L I N K “Five bilingual weekly newspapers in the Montreal area are now publishing in French only.” Transcontinental has bought a lot of local papers and now is […]

Quick Hits for Thursday August 6, 2009

Quick Hits for Thursday August 6, 2009

Here are your quick hits for Thursday August 6th, 2009 MAPLE LEAF RECALLS HOT DOGS “The affected products, which include nine varieties of Shopsy’s, Hygrade and Maple Leaf brand wieners, were recalled after company testing revealed some samples tested positive for listeria. The bacteria were detected through a second, more aggressive test, after some product […]

Paula Abdul Not Returning to American Idol Over Big Bucks!

Paula Abdul  Not Returning to American Idol Over Big Bucks!

Long time American Idol founding host Paula Abdul has chosen not to return to the show over a salary dispute. “With sadness in my heart, I’ve decided not to return to #IDOL. I’ll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all…being a part of a show that I helped from day1become an international […]

Will the Leaf Fly? Nissan’s New Mass Produced Electric car

Will the Leaf Fly? Nissan’s New Mass Produced Electric car

NISSAN is gambling that the North American market is ready for an electric car.  Unlike GM’s pricey VOLT due to come out shortly, the LEAF is to be about the same price as a VERSA, but run strictly on Electricity via a nose plug in. “Nissan has promised that the Leaf, which goes into mass-production […]

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

Geez I wish Gilles Duceppe was a Federalist.   He’s such a strong Politician.    Now he wants changes to the EI system.  I do too.   I’m not sure I want 360 hours to be the line, but I think it needs to be at one standard with certain supplements based on area or needs. Actually I […]

Pride/Fierté Cornwall Shutting Down with a Bang!

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to a lack of interest and support from the LGBT community, Pride/Fierté Cornwall will cease all operations effective Sunday, November 1, 2009. Since October 2007, support for the organization and attendance at our various events has been steadily decreasing, and numerous calls for volunteers and fresh ideas have […]

Canada’s Bernie Madoff – Earl Jones arrested and bailed out!

Canada’s Bernie Madoff – Earl Jones arrested and bailed out!

L I N K Jeffery  Boro is one good lawyer as he got bail for his client, Earl Jones, alleged to have bilked millions from his investors. All Earl had to do was give up his passport, agree to not leave Quebec, and have someone sign for him for his $30,000.00 bail.   Not too shabby.  […]

Former Leader Denies Eating People – the silly news

Former Leader Denies Eating People – the silly news

Another slow local news day so I’ve been digging through World news and have found a few wacky stories.  Just click the links to go to the full story.   I promise to bring you folks a serious editorial shortly or go back to attacking the arena project or our horrible MP. Former Leader Denies Eating […]

4 Legs Good 2 Legs Bad – Amazon Kindles George Orwell

4 Legs Good 2 Legs Bad – Amazon Kindles George Orwell

Amazon got into hot water recently by removing George Orwell titles such as 1984 and Animal Farm from its Kindle E-Readers. L I N K Amazon offers Kindle E-Readers which allow you to download and read books.   However their service chose to eliminate the Orwell titles and refund their purchasers. “As long as Amazon maintains […]

Did Hilary Clinton Open the Bridge?

Did Hilary Clinton Open the Bridge?

The Bridge is open and traffic is flowing again.   The issues haven’t really been dealt with and the bridge isn’t really built to have a lot of traffic sit on in on a steady basis which is what can happen if there’s more traffic than the temporary station can handle. The Harper Government was forced […]

Local and World Quick Hits for Wednesday July 22

Local and World Quick Hits for Wednesday July 22

An American Sadhu in Utah Local Couple Stung by Canadian Madoff – Earl Jones First Canadian TAMIFLU resistant Swine Flu Case VIA RAIL shutting CANCELLING Trains in Advance of Strike Cornwall Slumlord Denis Valade Nailed with $4K fine JOSEPH HENRY BURGESS 40 Year Manhunt Ends With His Death in Mexico “At the age of 62, […]

News Legend Walter Cronkite – Dead at 92

News Legend Walter Cronkite – Dead at 92

Sad news, Legend Walter Cronkite has passed away at the age of 92.   The Most Trusted Man in America will be fondly remembered. Here is one of  his most famous broadcasts: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K8Q3cqGs7I W I K I please visit our sponsors:

The Financial Page

The Financial Page

Here is a list of interesting bits from the news as I am hearing a lot of people over enthusiastic about the economy recovering. While we do have things a bit better in Canada than in the US or other parts of the world the recession is still there and its impact is most likely […]

CITY POOLS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

CITY POOLS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

According to Cornwall City Councilor Dennis Carr the city can save an awful lot of money by closing area pools that just aren’t being used enough any longer.   L I N K “Last year, the city budgeted $555,639 to run the aging outdoor pools and recorded a total of 13,815 visits. That works out to […]