LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Kevin Parkinson – H1N1 Flu Vaccine – Cornwall Ontario

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Kevin Parkinson – H1N1 Flu Vaccine – Cornwall Ontario

The media continues almost daily to browbeat the Canadian public into accepting the H1N1 vaccine,  now approved by Health Canada, a very shady government department that is intimately linked to the pharmaceutical giants. If you doubt that, read Shiv Chopra’s new book, “Corrupt to the Core,” and you’ll be horrified when you see how deep the […]

So why does Cornwall want Fewer City Councilors? Who gains and what are the impact of such a possibility? CORNWALL ONTARIO

So why does Cornwall want Fewer City Councilors?  Who gains and what are the impact of such a possibility?  CORNWALL ONTARIO

A tiny item snuck through this week’s city council meeting in Cornwall.    I love how council defers tough issues to city management for assessment and reports.  Usually it’s done so with the tacit goal of management coming back with justification with council’s desire. So is this concept of reducing city council about power?  Right now […]

Smart Meters and Retired People – Komorowski’s Korner – Hydro One

Smart Meters and Retired People – Komorowski’s Korner – Hydro One

Here’s the latest from our Columnist Richard Komorowski.   If you wish to contact Richard email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com Meters and Retired People: In last week’s column, I discussed the impact of Smart Meters on small business, using a convenience store as a model. However, as a reader kindly pointed out, I was being too kind […]

Cooking with Kretz – DYI Wedding Meals on a Budget

Cooking with Kretz – DYI Wedding Meals on a Budget

Congrats to Chef Shawn and his new bride!  Being a Chef has its perks and in today’s column Shawn discusses catering a wedding on a budget and uses his own as an example.  To reach Chef Shawn email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com   And if you’re getting married he might just be able to help. DIY Wedding […]

Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?  As we have discussed, the idea of Smart Meters is to encourage less daytime, i.e. peak, electricity consumption, in order to balance the electrical supply and demand throughout the province. This way, there will be less of a need to build new, expensive generating stations, and highly […]

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP?? Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP??  Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

Politics are a blood sport.    They are not for the squeamish.   We don’t really want honest politicians.  We don’t want fair politicians.  We want our politician’s to serve our best interest.  We want our MP to bring Jobs and prosperity to our riding; even if it’s at the loss of another community. This is human […]

The War to Save Local TV – Hmm…..

The War to Save Local TV – Hmm…..

Local TV doesn’t really exist.   Today most “local stations” are owned by Corporate Chains.  Look at the logo above.  All of those companies own national chains including our Government owned CBC. Yes, they have some local staff and offices.   Right now there’s a real war going on as these chains say that the cable and […]

Election Prediction for this Week – or Why Stephen Harper so badly wants an election EDITORIAL

Election Prediction for this Week – or Why Stephen Harper so badly wants an election EDITORIAL

Good morning everyone.  Nobody wants an election.   That’s the buzz phrase that comes out of a lot of politician’s mouths and in print.   Reality is though that the majority of politicians do want a Federal election. Don’t let anyone in the Harper Government fool you.    Mr. Harper wants a majority.  He’s tired of not being […]

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 […]

Sometimes Politics Make Me Nauseous – Harper Government Propaganda Machine @ Work

Sometimes Politics Make Me Nauseous – Harper Government Propaganda Machine @ Work

Nobody wants an election.  It’d be bad for the country.   Canada, it’s media, and airwaves alike are being pounded with this message. Here’s Minister Van Loan, who actually can speak!  L I N K “What is of concern with an election looming is the number of pieces of legislation that we have on the tackling […]

Hydro One’s Revenue Grab – Komorowski’s Korner

Hydro One’s Revenue Grab – Komorowski’s Korner

Here is the latest from our Columnist Richard Komorowski.  Today’s installment is titled: Hydro One’s Revenue Grab So far we’ve talked about Smart Meters and electricity prices, and how they can impact your household budget. Hydro One is introducing Smart Meters in an effort to balance the grid load – in other words, they’re trying […]