HST – Why I support it. EDITORIAL

HST – Why I support it.  EDITORIAL

Taxes never go down.   They only go up as the price of goods and services go up.  Sure some governments in the past have played games and slashed services or cut a tax here or there, but in the end what goes out of our pockets one way or the other at the end of […]

9 11 2001

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Newspaper News Not All Bad

Newspaper News Not All Bad

Yes, it’s getting harder to run a print newspaper in this economy especially as most people  reach to the net to get their news, but there’s still a reason and purpose and place for print  Newspapers.   I hope the day never comes when they become extinct. I was glad to see a new one start […]

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 […]

Job Losses Still Mounting – AUGUST Employment numbers

Job Losses Still Mounting – AUGUST Employment numbers

In physics you can prove that Elephants can fly. Numbers released today point to unemployment rising to a decade high of 8.7%, but the tale of the tape is that most of the 25,000+ jobs created in Canada for August were Part Time, low wage, and no benefit service type jobs. Lost jobs were mostly […]

More Cigarette Raids – From Micheal Harvey RCMP

More Cigarette Raids – From Micheal Harvey RCMP

From Michael Harvey of the RCMP: The following details are seizures from August 28th until September 3rd: On September 1st, 2009, officers from the Cornwall RCMP Detachment seized 6,000 resealable bags of contraband cigarettes from a 2002 and a 2003 Buick Rendezvous parked on a South Glengarry property.  The drivers were not located and the investigation continues.  RCMP officers also […]

Tory Minister Kenney – NO DEAL WITH NDP

Tory Minister Kenney – NO DEAL WITH NDP

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGvP7VkxTQk&feature=player_embedded “These people drink their own Kool-aid.”   Ugh, do these folks know how to alienate Canadians by the thousands or what? L I N K Click the link to read the Globe & Mail’s coverage of the story. please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like us:

Let the Battle Begin – Ignatieff Throws Down the Gauntlet

Let the Battle Begin – Ignatieff Throws Down the Gauntlet

Michael Ignatieff made his position clear.  It’s time for the Harper Government to go.   From Sudbury the Liberal Leader stated clearly his intention to bring the Conservatives down the first chance they get.   It’s now up to Jack Layton or Gilles Duceppe to prop up Mr. Harper or we go to election. Mr. Harper may […]

Does Hydro One Encourage Conservation? Komorowski’s Korner

Does Hydro One Encourage Conservation? Komorowski’s Korner

Here is the latest from our Columnist Richard Komorowski: In the last column, we discussed how smart meters, which Hydro One is expected to start using in 2010 or 2011, are going to have a major impact on your electric bill. At the moment, Hydro One customers pay a fixed monthly service charge of $16.35 […]

Election Rumblings, Sabre Rattlings, Murmors, Rumors…..

Election Rumblings, Sabre Rattlings, Murmors, Rumors…..

Is the Volcano about to burst and spout another Canadian Election?     Last week there was a meeting between Jack Layton, leader of the NDP, and Stephen Harper Prime Minister of the Minority Conservative government. The Libs are meeting in Sudbury mulling, conspiring, and wringing their hands as to what to do and how to do […]

Yorkie Frightens Off Bank Robber

Yorkie Frightens Off Bank Robber

Hey it’s a slowish news day!  Click the photo to go to the full story. “Witnesses said the dog leapt up and started growling and barking and the startled robber put down his gun, turned and ran. “When she realised he was threatening me she began barking like mad and jumped at him. She didn’t […]

Bought any Magazines Lately?

Bought any Magazines Lately?

Magazine sales continue to drop from the big names to the obscure ones people just don’t seem to want to shell out for magazines anymore.   L I N K Check out the list and see if your favorite is there. 1. Cosmopolitan – 1,616,908 (down 7.8 percent) 2. People – 1,319,350 (down 12.77 percent) 3. […]

Blood for Oil – Libyan Lockerbie Bomber Released in Oil Deal

Blood for Oil – Libyan Lockerbie Bomber Released in Oil Deal

The pic is of the Memorial in Lockerbie Scotland for the victims of the Terrorist attack that led to the deaths of hundreds of victims.  270 people died from Pan Am flight 103 being brought down. Recently one of the convicted terrorists was allowed to return to Libya to serve the end of his sentence […]

All this election talk….Swine Flu and Jobs

All this election talk….Swine Flu and Jobs

Election seems to be the buzz word in the news nowadays, but to me two things concern me personally a lot more. The Economy.   And I’m talking about the local economy.    If we can’t get good jobs we can’t grow as a city or pay for things like the arena. Right now the job front […]