Mayor Kilger frets over Cities Image – Youth Not Happy – No Dollars for Arts in Cornwall – Bridge Crisis still ongoing – Cornwall Ontario – Tourism

Mayor Kilger frets over Cities Image – Youth Not Happy – No Dollars for Arts in Cornwall – Bridge Crisis still ongoing – Cornwall Ontario – Tourism

Wow, that’s a mouthful.   L I N K “Kilger didn’t completely rule out the prospect of taking on additional projects such as a new arts centre — an idea which has been floating around for some time — however he cautioned that the city’s financial picture will have to be kept in mind. “We’re […]

People’s Fire Video – www.awkwesasnepeoplesfire.com – UPDATE

People’s Fire Video – www.awkwesasnepeoplesfire.com – UPDATE

This video was just posted on http://www.akwesasnepeoplesfire.com/ which is a website with a unique insight into the goings on at the tent in Akwesasne.   There’s so much spin out there and so much that hasn’t been covered.  It’s good to see the perspective from those at the center of the storm. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQQNz0FKCKI&feature=player_embedded I think […]

So why does Cornwall want Fewer City Councilors? Who gains and what are the impact of such a possibility? CORNWALL ONTARIO

So why does Cornwall want Fewer City Councilors?  Who gains and what are the impact of such a possibility?  CORNWALL ONTARIO

A tiny item snuck through this week’s city council meeting in Cornwall.    I love how council defers tough issues to city management for assessment and reports.  Usually it’s done so with the tacit goal of management coming back with justification with council’s desire. So is this concept of reducing city council about power?  Right now […]

Free Holder Writer’s Story picked up Nationally – Bourque.org and the Sun – CORNWALL ONTARIO – Kevin Lajoie

Free Holder Writer’s Story picked up Nationally – Bourque.org and the Sun – CORNWALL ONTARIO – Kevin Lajoie

The Standard Free Holder’s Kevin Lajoie had most of his story picked up nationally.   A picture of our MP, Guy Lauzon is on the Bourque Newswatch Homepage along with a link to an abbreviated version of Kevin’s  story that appears in the Ottawa Sun. It’s funny how a story can be changed by a little […]

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 […]

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