In October, Canada elected their new prime minister, Justin Trudeau. Trudeau, a member of the Liberal Party will be replacing their current prime minister, who is a member of the Conservative Party. Trudeau has promised to make significant changes to many Canadian policies. With one of those changes being to restore government support for basic research […]
CFN – Yes this is the Earth Matters column. We are changing the title of this column for today out of respect and consideration for all this little flying animal does for us each day. Bees, which are critical to our food supply are experiencing immense life challenges due to the hand of man. They […]
CFN – So I was all set to go out and purchase an iPad mini this week when a friend said “WHOA!” and tried to convince me to look at some of the other options out there. My friend’s iPad 2 really has impressed me and I’m leaning Apple; but have decided to be open […]
CFN – For all Canadian Cottage goers and summer water seekers the sight and sounds of the Common Loon lift the spirit and add that special something to a retreat spent away from the ‘day to day’ in our down-time spent near the water. The soul stirring call of Canada’s Iconic Loon is experiencing challenges […]
CFN – Last night representatives of TransCanada Pipelines were present at the Township Council meeting to provide information on the proposed Energy East Pipeline Project which may be going through South Stormont. This was a preliminary information session to start the long process for the approval and construction of the west to east oil pipeline […]
CFN – OPG celebrated winning Gold Certification in it’s first LEED award for the OPG Visitor Centre in Cornwall Ontario! Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is awarded its first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for the St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre, located outside of […]
CFN – Submitted Article – Interested in Birding, Fishing, Farming or Forests? The St. Lawrence River Institute is hosting a Community Day, May 16th, at St. Lawrence College Aultsville Hall, Cornwall, Ontario, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE and the public and students are welcome and encouraged to attend various workshops throughout […]
Submitted Media Release…April 4, 2013. Some 65 species have been waiting and waiting for habitat protection – on average for 19 years Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection this summer under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions to the act. A […]
AMBE March Break Camp Activities BMO Module Summary: (Bank of Montreal Financial Group) Grades KG-3 and 4- 8, Days 1 and 3 BMO Smart Steps for Parents Today’s kids are exposed to more gear, more gadgets, and more high-pressure advertising than ever before. How can today?s parents best prepare their kids to be prudent consumers and to […]
CFN – What do Goldilocks, Star Trek and CSI Miami have to do with man’s timeless question: “Is there life out there in the universe?” Well apart from the obvious – at least where Star Trek is concerned – let’s just say that about 30 of us discovered new ways to think about the possibility […]
Austrian Jumper Felix Baumgartner Breaks Records as his Red Bull Stratos Jump Goes Off Without a Hitch!
CFN – Felix Baumgartner broke a bunch of records today as he successfully jumped from 127,000 + feet and landed near Roswell New Mexico! Millions of people across the world watched on www.Redbullstratos.com and on you tube as it was the loudest news story of the day! Mr. Baumgartner broke several records on the day. […]
CFN – I get emails all the time. Frankly I don’t get a chance to read them all. I get over 500 per day without exaggeration. Most are easy to skim into the bin, but I love my flyers for Electronic stuff! Today Staples sent a blast about their Canada Day event which started […]
The Cornwall Free News Celebrates our 1,000th Video – All Shot on JVC Everio Camcorders! Mini Me & ME 2 Updates!
CFN – The Cornwall Free News has reached another humble milestone as we shot our 1,000 th video. In just over three years we’ve been busy. To date we’ve used two camera’s; Mini Me, our first JVC Everio which now resides in the JVC Hall of Fame Museum in Toronto with some of their […]
We have all fallen in to an abyss but we just haven’t realized it yet. The change that has taken place in our world in the last 10 years is greater than the previous 100 years. The changes that one generation is experiencing, took 6 or 7 generations to experience in the 1900’s. Now […]
CFN – Does this image offend you? It’s so odd here in North America, the birth place of mass produced Pornography, that the hint of the image of a nipple can cause outrage. I’m sure Oreo’s ad agency is loving it. It’s an awesome ad and millions have seen it and are […]
Cornwall Free News Still Number one Online in Eastern Ontario – By the Numbers for the Last 30 Days – April 17, 2012
The Optics of Corruption and Incompetence or Cornwall City Council in Action – Meeting 4 PM at City Hall – April 16, 2012 CORNWALL ONTARIO – LACK OF TRANSPARENCY KNOWN AND RECOGNIZED ACROSS CANADA – LTE Corneliu Kirjan South Stormont Resident’s Claim to Fame- CANADA’S LARGEST TITANIC MOVIE MEMORABILIA COLLECTION – by Don Smith – […]
Dear Apple, how about kicking back something to the customers that gave you $97 Billion Dollars to spend? March 20, 2012
CFN – Apple is in the news for issuing a dividend for the first time since the 90’s and announcing a share buy back program as it’s sitting on a cash egg of over $90 BILLION dollars! The company is also set according to media reports pull in as much over the next four quarters […]
The City of Cornwall Chokes Voices on Its Facebook Page – Deletions; Censorship – Is this Really 2012?
CFN – Cornwall Ontario fascinates me. It’s part Twin Peaks; part Peyton Place, and full bore Cornwall. Since founding the Cornwall Free News nearly three years ago the person I have dealt with the most has been Mr. Bob “Vienna Sausage” Peters with the Economic destruction Development department. Mr. Peters was the author of […]