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 […]

An Unforgettable Evening with Bob Rae / Une soirée inoubliable avec Bob Rae

An Unforgettable Evening with Bob Rae / Une soirée inoubliable avec Bob Rae

Maple Leaf Dinner / Dîner Maple Leaf For the Federal Liberal Association / pour l’Association Libérale Fédérale Stormont Dundas South Glengarry Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 6PM / le jeudi le 8 octobre 2009 à 18h00 at the / au Best Western Parkway Inn, Cornwall Tickets / Billets – $125.00 (tax receipt for a portion […]

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 […]

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