No Prorogue! Rally in Ottawa for Saturday January 23, 2010 – Will you be there Cornwall Ontario?

No Prorogue!  Rally in Ottawa for Saturday January 23, 2010 – Will you be there Cornwall Ontario?

NDP Candidate for SD&SG Darlene Jalbert will be attending the Rally; Saturday January 23, in Ottawa. She’ll be making the journey to Parliament Hill from Cornwall Ontario as will many area residents. There are over 200,000 people signed up for the facebook page against proroguing.  Meanwhile Conservative MP Helena Guergis suggests that “people are pleased with […]

BREAKING NEWS – David Rawnsley Stepping Down as Green Party of Canada Candidate for SD&SG – Considering run for Mayoralty of South Glengarry – January 22, 2010

BREAKING NEWS – David Rawnsley Stepping Down as Green Party of Canada Candidate for SD&SG – Considering run for Mayoralty of South Glengarry – January 22, 2010

David Rawnsley has his eye on being the Mayor of South Glengarry. It’s an interesting choice and he would have to topple incumbent Jim McDonell, a name considered to be a possible replacement for MP Guy Lauzon. Mr. Rawnsley announced today that he is stepping down from his position as Green Party of Canada candidate […]

BREAKING NEWS – Peter Van Loan out as Minister of Public Safety – by Markus Noé – January 19, 2010

BREAKING NEWS – Peter Van Loan out as Minister of Public Safety – by Markus Noé – January 19, 2010

Van Loan out as Minister of Public Safety Cornwall Ontario – Peter Van Loan is no longer the Minister of Public Safety. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his cabinet shuffle this morning and Van Loan his now the Minister of International Trade. This apparent demotion came as a result of the PM’s dissatisfaction with Van […]

Rope a Dope? Harper Slipping in Polls as Canadians React to Proroguing – Ignatieff on the War Path – January 16, 2010

Rope a Dope?  Harper Slipping in Polls as Canadians React to Proroguing – Ignatieff on the War Path – January 16, 2010

A true warrior uses his brain.   Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest boxers in history.  He wasn’t a flash in the pan or a shooting star.  He had a long and gloried career.   He wasn’t Joe Louis,but he could knock you out.   He could dazzle you.  He could head f*** you […]

Canadians Have Spoken – Letter to the Editor from Bernadette Clement – Federal Liberal Candidate SD&G – January 15, 2010

Canadians Have Spoken – Letter to the Editor from Bernadette Clement – Federal Liberal Candidate SD&G – January 15, 2010

Canadians have spoken. Most of them are not happy with the Conservative decision to close down Parliament. I agree with them. But Canadians are also tired of old-style party politics. I agree with that too. Younger Canadians are especially disappointed with this approach. There is so much that we need to discuss reasonably together. We […]

MP Guy Lauzon comments on Prorogation – Cornwall Ontario – January 13, 2010

MP Guy Lauzon comments on Prorogation – Cornwall Ontario – January 13, 2010

LAUZON – Prorogation: What and Why “There has been a lot of discussion about our government’s decision to prorogue the current session of Parliament. Prorogation is a Parliamentary procedure that is part of the House of Commons’ rules that allows the government of the day to end the current session and to restart Parliament with […]

CBC Poll Shows Canadians Don’t like Proroguing any more than on our poll – Facebook Pages racking up members – Cornwall Ontario – January 8, 2010

CBC Poll Shows Canadians Don’t like Proroguing any more than on our poll – Facebook Pages racking up members – Cornwall Ontario – January 8, 2010

My dog Melly doesn’t like Stephen Harper Proroguing the Canadian People or dogs either.   She’s not so sure about cats and Hamsters though, and really likes Cheeseburgers. CBC just released a poll showing that Canadians are really steamed about Proroguing. LINK “The poll, released exclusively to CBC News on Thursday, found the majority of Canadians surveyed […]

Proroguing of Parliament Poll – Cast your vote – Cornwall Ontario – January 7, 2010

Proroguing of Parliament Poll – Cast your vote – Cornwall Ontario – January 7, 2010

Proroguing of Parliament.  Take our poll and share what you think by posting your comment.   Most of you who read this of course know by now that Stephen Harper and the Minority Conservative government of Canada have prorogued Parliament for the second time in their mandate. Many Canadians are quite upset by this; then again […]

Stephen Harper to Tighten Canada’s Belt in New Budget – Fighting Deficits Priority – January 7, 2010

Stephen Harper to Tighten Canada’s Belt in New Budget – Fighting Deficits Priority – January 7, 2010

Stephen Harper doesn’t sound like a PM that wants an election anytime soon.   He’s talking about the budget due after his prorogation of parliament and governing the country with his minority government intact. LINK “I have no desire to have a spring election and I don’t think anybody does. I certainly don’t think the […]

Canada’s Conservative Created Structural Deficit Growing – Budget Officer Kevin Page – January 6, 2010

Canada’s Conservative Created Structural Deficit Growing – Budget Officer Kevin Page – January 6, 2010

Even though Stephen Harper and his team are taking some time off from the jobs during their prorogation of Parliament, Budgetary Officer Kevin Page isn’t. He’s about to deliver a report showing some devastating news regarding the Structural Deficit created by the lowering and of the GST and other factors. L I N K “Canada […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch – “Stephen Harper’s prorogation of Parliament for the second time in 12 months is another attack on Canadian democracy”. – Cornwall Ontario – January 4, 2010

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch – “Stephen Harper’s prorogation of Parliament for the second time in 12 months is another attack on Canadian democracy”. – Cornwall Ontario – January 4, 2010

Dear Editor: Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s prorogation of Parliament for the second time in 12 months is another attack on Canadian democracy. There is no valid reason for Prime Minister Harper to suspend the work of Parliament until March 3. Prorogation kills all government legislation pending before Parliament and shuts down all committees, including the […]

Do you want a Spring 2010 Federal Election? Canada wants to know. Cornwall Ontario – January 1, 2010

Do you want a Spring 2010 Federal Election?  Canada wants to know.  Cornwall Ontario – January 1, 2010

You don’t need to read tea leaves or hire an expensive political think tank to read how much Stephen Harper is salivating for his majority government, and Spring is his time. The rosy red buzz of the Olympics; the fumes of spending from the stimulus; funds that have been delayed strategically; and hopefully an economy […]

Letter to the Editor – John Towndrow – Not Happy with Stephen Harper Prorgue of Parliament – Cornwall Ontario – December 31, 2009

Letter to the Editor – John Towndrow – Not Happy with Stephen Harper Prorgue of Parliament – Cornwall Ontario – December 31, 2009

Editor, Although not surprised, I am shocked and dismayed as once again Prime Minister Harper prorogues parliament, not for the good of the country but to avoid difficult issues that may further erode confidence in this government! This is one more step in this government’s inexorable drift toward unchallenged power: ducking difficult questions around the Afghan detainees and attacking […]

Stephen Harper Takes his Ball and Shuts Down Parliament – BREAKING NEWS – December 30, 2009

Stephen Harper Takes his Ball and Shuts Down Parliament – BREAKING NEWS – December 30, 2009

He’s done it again.  That wacky Minority government leading Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, has run to Michaelle Jean asking for yet another time out. Just when I gave him a thumbs up for at least creating the perception of strength he pulls one from the Richard Simmons School of Strength and Conditioning by calling a […]