You can’t fight City Hall – Especially in Cornwall – City Fails residents of Glengarry Apartments – Cornwall Ontario October 13, 2009

You can’t fight City Hall – Especially in Cornwall – City Fails residents of Glengarry Apartments – Cornwall Ontario October 13, 2009

Normally this entry would be filled with video clips and photos inspired by the words and actions of our Cornwall City Council and Mayor. I’m not doing that tonight, because frankly tonight I’m very disappointed. Today was a let down.   It showed the lack of vision by many on council and the lack of truly […]

Cornwall City Council – Tuesday October 13, 2009 – Hot Topic GLENGARRY APARTMENTS condo conversion

Cornwall City Council – Tuesday October 13, 2009 – Hot Topic GLENGARRY APARTMENTS condo conversion

Tonight should be a busy Cornwall City Council meeting.    If you’ve never seen how your town works you should stop by and watch.  It’s free and can be very entertaining as well as educational. Like they say; whomever “they” are; “If you’re not part of the solution you’re part of the problem.” The topic du […]

Akwesasne Bridge Crisis Update – Monday October 12, 2009 SEAWAY INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE – Cornwall Ontario – EDITORIAL

Akwesasne Bridge Crisis Update – Monday October 12, 2009 SEAWAY INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE – Cornwall Ontario – EDITORIAL

The trusses are up at the winter base being built  next to the CBSA post on the Island.   I stopped by early Saturday morning.   Everything was wet and mucky, but moving forward. There was a turkey dinner served today, and a fundraiser as people are digging in and preparing for the winter.    There’s also been […]

For a Party that Claims it doesn’t want an election….Guy Lauzon mails out a book sized pamphlet – Propaganda in the Seaway News.

For a Party that Claims it doesn’t want an election….Guy Lauzon mails out a book sized pamphlet – Propaganda in the Seaway News.

L I N K If the link works it should take you to page 26 of this week’s (October 8, 2009) edition of The Seaway News.    The article in question has a slug line that reads ” Liberals Vote Against Economic Recovery”. This story has no byline.  It is not listed as an editorial.  […]

Maple Leaf Dinner – Bob Rae Lights a Fire – Bernadette Clement talks MEDIATION for the Bridge Crisis and more! CORNWALL ONTARIO

Maple Leaf Dinner – Bob Rae Lights a Fire – Bernadette Clement talks MEDIATION for the Bridge Crisis and more!   CORNWALL ONTARIO

It was a magical night as Liberals from the area came together to listen to MP Bob Rae speak while sharing a fine meal at The Best Western Inn Parkway. Cornwall City Councilor and Liberal Riding Nominee Ms Bernadette Clement wore her signature power color Fuchsia, on this night when the  Liberal VIP’s were out […]

MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event – Justice Building Cornwall Ontario – 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009

MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event – Justice Building Cornwall Ontario – 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009

Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event What: Make Poverty History Flag Raising Ceremony at the Justice Building, Cornwall When: 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009 Where: in front of the flag pole at the Justice Building – 340 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON Who: The SDG Coalition for Social Justice Contact: Darlene Jalbert […]

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

DEVELOPING – In a special session today of Cornwall City Council it was decided to move forward at full speed with the 3 plus 1 arena project.   With such luminaries as Scott Lecky & Joe Gunn in the audience the presentation, discussion, and debate lasted nearly three hours. We’re busy crunching video which we hope […]

City and CBSA to Enter Financial Agreement

City and CBSA to Enter Financial Agreement

The Standard Freeholder is reporting on an agreement between the CBSA and the City.   L I N K “City council is expected to enter into an agreement with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) tonight which will see the municipality reimbursed for expenses incurred since the facility was opened July 13, as well as any […]

“We Need Answers Today” Syd Gardiner on Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Peter Van Loan and Guy Lauzon

“We Need Answers Today” Syd Gardiner on Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Peter Van Loan and Guy Lauzon

I caught up with Acting Cornwall Mayor Syd Gardiner at the Parade of Nations yesterday. We apologize for the poor sound quality as the music in the background makes it difficult to hear, but his message is loud and clear regarding his position on what’s happening with the bridge crisis. Kudos for Syd for being […]

Friday Night at the Tent – MCA to have own Border Officers? New Building Should be Up in Weeks Donations accepted- CBSA Refusing to Negotiate – Cornwall Boycott?

Friday Night at the Tent – MCA to have own Border Officers?  New Building Should be Up in Weeks Donations accepted- CBSA Refusing to Negotiate – Cornwall Boycott?

Busy night and a lot was talked about.    As reported earlier Grand Chief Mike Mitchell appeared on CKON and discussed a native customs station set up in the old CBSA building as a measure instead of forcing residents to report at the Cornwall Temporary station and clog up the bridge. That measure would force residents […]

Press Release from the MCA – AKWESASNE LEADERS RESPOND TO CBSA’s 24-hour “grace period”

Press Release from the MCA – AKWESASNE LEADERS RESPOND TO CBSA’s 24-hour “grace period”

AKWESASNE LEADERS RESPOND TO CBSA’s 24-hour “grace period Akwesasne, ONTARIO — On September 21st, Akwesasne leadership notified the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) of the growing concerns and fear of community members that they are being subjected to vehicle seizures and monetary fines for not directly reporting to the relocated Port of Entry in the […]

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