Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch re: Stipend Increases for Council – December 30, 2009

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch re: Stipend Increases for Council – December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009 Dear Editor: I disagree with the recent  suggestion by Mayor Bob Kilger that the City of Cornwall should provide stipends to council members who sit on the boards and committees of various community organizations. This is simply a pay increase through the back door for council members in addition to their regular pay […]

Jim Brownell Responds to Donna Leroux’s Letter to the Editor – Cornwall Ontario – December 30, 2009

Jim Brownell Responds to Donna Leroux’s Letter to the Editor – Cornwall Ontario – December 30, 2009

Jim Brownell has been called the hardest working MPP for a reason.   He’s written a letter that will be going to Minister Chris Bentley regarding the Letter to the Editor posted here by Donna Leroux regarding funding for victims of child hood sexual abuse at the inquiry here in Cornwall. Now that’s fast action.   […]

Cornwall Ontario – 2010 Editorial – Vision at a Critical Time – December 26, 2009

Cornwall Ontario – 2010 Editorial – Vision at a Critical Time – December 26, 2009

Vision is a funny thing.    Many times there is no “right” vision; simply what a person or group wants.     I’ve lived in Cornwall Ontario now for six years.   It’s been an interesting experience. Cornwall is a very diverse community; and it’s a community in change.   I don’t think I’ve ever […]

MCA Reacts to Not Winning Court Injunction – Akwesasne – December 22, 2009

MCA Reacts to Not Winning Court Injunction – Akwesasne – December 22, 2009

MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE RESPONDS TO FEDERAL COURT RULING ON MOTION FOR INTERIM ORDERS AKWESASNE, ONTARIO—On Monday, December 21st, Federal Court Justice Anne Mactavish dismissed the Mohawk Council of Akwesane’s Motion for Interim Orders seeking an Interlocutory Injunction. The Motion was filed in response to the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) actions of seizing vehicles and issuing […]

Team Cornwall 2009 Year in Review – Review of the Review by Markus Noé – December 18, 2009

Team Cornwall 2009 Year in Review – Review of the Review by Markus Noé – December 18, 2009

Team Cornwall played host this morning to the city of Cornwall’s 2009 Year in Review held at Aultsville hall, located on St. Lawrence College campus. Gilles Latour Chair of Team Cornwall was the MC of the event which saw MP Guy Lauzon, MPP Jim Brownell and Mayor Bob Kilger in attendance. The key note speaker […]

“It is time to replace speculation with facts,” $5 Million Dollar Solution? by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – December 15, 2009

“It is time to replace speculation with facts,”  $5 Million Dollar Solution?  by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – December 15, 2009

CORNWALL ONTARIO – The Honourable G. Normand Glaude made his return to Cornwall this morning to give his long awaited report on the Cornwall Public Inquiry. The press conference was held in the Simon Frasier conference room at the Ramada Inn.   Major Media outlets in attendance included CTV, Global, and CBC as this story […]

5 More Days Left Before the 2009 Cornwall Annual Year in Review Breakfast at The Aulstville Theatre – December 18, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

5 More Days Left Before the 2009 Cornwall Annual Year in Review Breakfast at The Aulstville Theatre – December 18, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

You have 5 days to get your tix to the hottest event in Cornwall; the 2009 Annual Year in Review. Last year Mayor Bob Kilger announced the new Shoppers Drugmart Distribution Centre coming to Cornwall.   This year the only way you’ll find out first what’s going to happen is to get your tickets before […]

Cornwall Quick Hits for Sunday December 13, 2009

Cornwall Quick Hits for Sunday December 13, 2009

Here are a round up of some local news stories. Stolen Items Recovered from Long Sault OPP Car Cornwall City Budget Deficit Nearly $1 Million Claude Macintosh Agrees – Water Meters a Money Grab “It’s a tax on families, plain and simple.” Local Contractors DEBUNK Hst Attacks Menard Bros. “Guy Menard, president of Menard Bros […]

Cornwall Ontario Episode of Courage in Red airs Sunday night – December 13, 2009

Cornwall Ontario Episode of Courage in Red airs Sunday night – December 13, 2009

Courage in Red is the new RCMP show featured on the OLN network.  This Sunday night the episode featuring Cornwall Ontario will be aired. “Taking advantage of our unprecedented access, we show never-before-seen covert units, operations, and personnel. Using the latest in POV cameras that let us get unbelievably close, we take viewers right into […]

Water Meters in the News – Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2009

Water Meters in the News – Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2009

Kevin Lajoie has covered the water meter story in today’s Standard Free-Holder. “City officials insist the water meters aren’t intended to generate more money from users. Instead, they said the ultimate goal is to make the system more equitable overall and more sustainable in the long-term. “We’re not after more money here,” said environmental services […]

Jim Brownell on the Mend – Adjusts Schedule – Cornwall Ontario – December 3, 2009

Jim Brownell on the Mend – Adjusts Schedule – Cornwall Ontario – December 3, 2009

MPP REVISES SCHEDULE Brownell rescheduling appointments to ensure constituents get best services NEWS December 3, 2009 After having surgery, Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry MPP Jim Brownell has been advised to revise his schedule. The MPP underwent shoulder surgery at Toronto’s Sunnybrook-Holland Hospital last week, and, while recovering, was admitted to the Cornwall Community Hospital […]

Andrea Horwath – a Trail of Achievement – by Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Andrea Horwath – a Trail of Achievement – by Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Provincial NDP Leader Andrea Horwath visited Cornwall Sunday afternoon. Having already visited the riding twice previously before being elected leader last March, she is familiar with many of the problems faced by Cornwall and area. Speaking to a packed audience about the economy, she stressed the importance of working together to get through these tough […]

CBSA Port to US Soil? Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

CBSA Port to US Soil?  Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

L I N K Michael Peeling in the Standard Freeholder is reporting some scuttle butt that the CBSA port of entry into Cornwall via the Seaway International bridge may be moving to Roosevelttown NY. “Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell has heard unofficial talk from his sources, whom he would not name, that serious consideration […]

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