Cornwall Standard Free Holder Doesn’t want public discussion of Seaway International Bridge Crisis on their Website AKWESASNE

Cornwall Standard Free Holder Doesn’t want public discussion of Seaway International Bridge Crisis on their Website AKWESASNE

L I N K NOTE:   “The Standard-Freeholder has chosen to disable the comments feature on this story because reader comments have often shown the potential to be legally problematic for the newspaper as it pertains to this issue, particularly as they pertain to libel law. If you would like to share your thoughts about the […]

Bernadette Clément on The Seaway Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne

Bernadette Clément on The Seaway Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne

Cornwall City Councilor and Liberal Party of Canada’s next Federal Candidate for SD&G Bernadette Clément sent in this comment regarding this weekends actions and bridge closure. “From the very beginning, the lack of respectful and effective dialogue has made matters more difficult. “Our community is rightly worried about the future of the border crossing.   We […]

BREAKING NEWS – INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CLOSED Cornwall Ontario Akwesasne

BREAKING NEWS – INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CLOSED Cornwall Ontario Akwesasne

Cornwall Ontario –  The entrance to the International bridge to Akwesasne and the US was shut down this afternoon after another vehicle seizure. Reports indicate that after a single person attempted to block the roadway CBSA officials requested that Chief Swamp of the Akwesasne Police Force shut the bridge.   This after a warning to MCA […]

MCA – Boycott Cornwall in Response to $1000 Bounty on Non Reporting Residents

MCA – Boycott Cornwall in Response to $1000 Bounty on Non Reporting Residents

Hmm…election drama dies down, government goes on the war path.   Here’s a press release from the MCA released today. For immediate release: Seskehko:wa/ September 18, 2009 For information contact: Mohawk Government Office Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Tel: (613) 575-2348 AKWESASNE LEADERSHIP RESPONDS TO CBSA ATTACK AGAINST COMMUNITY MEMBERS Akwesasne —This morning, the Canadian Border Services […]

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

Do you know anyone that got a job at the new Government Call Centre?   Even as a janitor?   All that talk; all that improvement, pointing to the government website only to not see the posting. Were the jobs all gobbled up by government employees from Ottawa? Email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com if you know […]

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

I’ve spent a lot of time covering the Bridge Crisis this year.   The more I talk to people the less I understand on the Island and I have an above average IQ even if I can’t spell worth squat. We have the Mohawk people, who some Mohawk people claim are not really Mohawks, but Iroquois.   […]

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 […]

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