It’s Official – David Rawnsley to run for the Green Party in SD&G

We at The Cornwall Free News wish to offer our congratulations to Mr Rawnsley and his Campaign manager Lorna Foreman. For immediate release Cornwall September 14th, 2009. The Green Party is pleased to announce that David Rawnsley will once again be their Federal Candidate in the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. David carried the green-banner during […]

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 […]

New Harper Attack Ads against Mr. Ignatieff

New Harper Attack Ads against Mr. Ignatieff

A new attack ad is being released by the Harper Government. No, I’m not going to link to it or show the clip. I tell you, if this government spent as much time, resources, and talent on the economy and governing this country than they do on nasty ads our country would probably have almost […]

Harper Government Bloodlusts for Majority as Insiders Sell Shares at Unprecedented Rate

Harper Government Bloodlusts for Majority as Insiders Sell Shares at Unprecedented Rate

The world has filled the economy’s coffers in an unprecedented manner to help fight the recession/Depression and now that much of those dollars have been spent insiders, that is people on the inside of many of the corporations that benefited most from those cash infusions into the economy are selling their shares in these corporations.  […]

Federal Deficit over $50 BILLION Dollars – Stephen Harper calls for Conservative Majority Government in the Next Election

Federal Deficit over $50 BILLION Dollars – Stephen Harper calls for Conservative Majority Government in the Next Election

I guess blowing up the Canadian economy is the mandate for a majority Government according to our Prime Minister, or his stock portfolio is doing well.. L I N K Deficit going over $50 Billion  “Finance Minister Jim Flaherty revealed Thursday that Canada’s budget shortfall will swell to a record $55.9 billion this year “ […]

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 […]

Fun and Politics in Lamoureux Parc – Labour Day part deux

Fun and Politics in Lamoureux Parc – Labour Day part deux

It wasn’t all fun and Hot Dogs.   There was some serious speech making. Here is Cornwall City Councilor and Darlene Jalbert’s campaign manager Elaine MacDonald in action. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMIeV-aLfII There was a minor fracas as 3 people with placards who were handing out tracts heckled some of the supporters in the parade.  You can hear a […]

Labour Day Rally in Lamoureux Parc – Darlene, Bernadette, and Zelda!

Labour Day Rally in Lamoureux Parc – Darlene, Bernadette, and Zelda!

Over 1000 people today were treated to a star studded Labour Day afternoon in  Lamoureux Parc.   City Councilors Glen Grant,  Bernadette Clement, Elaine MacDonald, Kim Baird, Syd Gardiner, and Miss Gay National Capital Zelda Marshall  joined NDP Candidate Darlene Jalbert  who hosted a day of entertainment, good food, good company, and a fine march around […]

Joe Gunn – Need to Buy or sell a Property ? Call the Expert

Joe Gunn –  Need to Buy or sell a Property ?  Call the Expert

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I’ll be at Lamoureux Parc on Labour Day for the Picnic – Will You?

I’ll be at Lamoureux Parc on Labour Day for the Picnic – Will You?

What a terrific concept and event.    Labour day in the parc, food and entertainment sponsored by local unions and the Cornwall & District Labour Council and hosted by Cornwall’s very own Elaine MacDonald. John Divinski wrote a super article in the Seaway News this week.  Click the link to read full details.  L I N […]

Guess who I bumped into at Breakfast? Bernadette Clement & Jim Brownell

Guess who I bumped into at Breakfast? Bernadette Clement & Jim Brownell

Busy Friday.    I thought I’d drop in and do a resto review for Spinners and ended up bumping into our area’s Hardest working politician, MPP Jim Brownell, and Federal Liberal Candidate and Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clément.  Ms Clément, on her way to work as a long time Public Defender here in Cornwall, took a […]

Letter to the Editor – Darlene Jalbert NDP Federal Candidate Stormont, Dundas & South Glengarry

Letter to the Editor – Darlene Jalbert NDP Federal Candidate  Stormont, Dundas & South Glengarry

Dear Editor, Michael Ignatieff stunned everyone, with his claim to be able to balance the budget, and pay down the enormous debt we now find ourselves in, without raising taxes. Some people scoff at the claim, but unfortunately, the Liberals have done it before and they’ll do it again, given the chance.   They might […]

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: