The Political Round Table Starts at 9:00 AM! Guests include Mayor Jim McDonell & Bernadette Clement – April 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Political Round Table Starts at 9:00 AM!   Guests include Mayor Jim McDonell & Bernadette Clement – April 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – It’s going to be a very busy Political Round Table on Seawayradio.com Tuesday morning starting at 9:00 AM! We start the show with Mayor Jim McDonell who just won the Conservative Nomination in SD&SG.   We had Mayor McDonell on last month and it should be interesting to hear what he has […]

Mayor Jim McDonell Wins Nod for Conservatives in SD&SG Nomination – April 9, 2011

Mayor Jim McDonell Wins Nod for Conservatives in SD&SG Nomination – April 9, 2011

Avonmore ON – Tawgi Secondary school was the setting for the Conservatives of SD&SG to have their nomination for their candidate in the October Provincial election. Mayor Jim McDonell of South Glengarry Township Ontario edged out David Guy.   It was a fairly close contest with over 1600 member eligible to vote.    Mr. Guy […]

L’AFO contente du budget de l’Ontario 2011 – 9 Avril –

L’AFO contente du budget de l’Ontario 2011 – 9 Avril –

Cornwall ON  – L’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) accueille favorablement le budget ontarien présenté le 29 mars dernier par le gouvernement McGuinty. L’AFO est plus particulièrement contente des annonces dans les domaines de la santé, de l’éducation, de la culture et des arts, ainsi que de l’agriculture. Mais, selon l’AFO, certaines questions soulèvent […]

Premier Dalton McGuinty at 2011 Agri-food Summit – Good News for Family Farms in Ontario – April 4, 2011

Premier Dalton McGuinty at 2011 Agri-food Summit – Good News for Family Farms in Ontario – April 4, 2011

Queen’s Park ON – Ontario’s family farms can now count on stable financial support to weather unpredictable times so Ontarians can keep enjoying healthy, locally grown food. Premier Dalton McGuinty highlighted Ontario’s new risk management programs and thanked farmers for their creativity and innovation today at the annual Summit on Agri-Food. Ontarians are eating more […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch of Cornwall Ontario on the Provincial Budget – April 2, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch of Cornwall Ontario on the Provincial Budget – April 2, 2011

Dear Editor: The March 29 Ontario budget is a status quo budget.   It does not do enough to help people in our riding who are struggling to make ends meet.  The HST is taking $800 a year out of the average family budget.   The budget should have focused on making life more affordable for families and seniors instead […]

Jack MacLaren Upsets Norm Sterling for Carleton Mississippi Mills PC Nomination – April 1, 2011

Jack MacLaren Upsets Norm Sterling for Carleton Mississippi Mills PC Nomination – April 1, 2011

Cornwall ON – Jack MacLaren pulled a Rob Ford like upset in besting  long time MPP Norm Sterling to get the nod for the PC riding of  Carleton- Mississippi Mills in the upcoming Ontario Provincial elections. The riding became a shooting match after first timer Mr. MacLaren’s fight to get the nod over the long […]

David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying Challenges Mayor Jim McDonell on his Maths – March 30, 2011

David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying Challenges Mayor Jim McDonell on his Maths – March 30, 2011

Dear Sir, . Counties Councilor Jim McDonell, who is a candidate for the Provincial Conservative Party’s nomination, is quoted as saying that it will cost an extra $3 million to mow the Counties’ roadsides if we cease the controversial spraying program. . The annual cost of the Counties mowing is $300,000. Mayor McDonell tells me […]

South Stormont Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart Drops Her Support for Stasko Brothers Canadian Bio-Pellet Plant – March 26, 2011

South Stormont Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart Drops Her Support for Stasko Brothers Canadian Bio-Pellet Plant – March 26, 2011

Long Sault ON – South Stormont Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart surprised her council counterparts by announcing Wednesday night that she could no longer support the proposed Canadian Bio Pellet plant set to be built in Ingleside Ontario. The evening started out well enough with South Stormont receiving a cheque for $5,000 from Budget propane. But […]

Letter to the Editor – Amanda Leblanc Really Likes the Provincial Liberal Party of SD&G and MPP Jim Brownell – March 23, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Amanda Leblanc Really Likes the Provincial Liberal Party of SD&G and MPP Jim Brownell – March 23, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

With the Liberals at the wheel in the province in Ontario and in the county of SD and SG we can look forward to a new four year plan to strengthen our economy, part of which has already begun to take shape. This plan includes such things as laying a greater foundation for clean water […]

Greenpeace Activists Shut Down Ontario Power Generation Darlington Nuclear Hearings – March 22, 2011

Greenpeace Activists Shut Down Ontario Power Generation Darlington Nuclear Hearings – March 22, 2011

Courtice ON – Greenpeace members are delaying the hearings for an expansion of the Darlington Nuclear facility at Hope Fellowship Church 1685 Bloor Street, Courtice. The Japanese crisis is fueling the protest and Canadians fears not only of Nuclear power in general, but about safety and precautions to protect people from current facilities such as […]

David Rawnsley and CARS Blow a Flat Tire on United Counties of SD&G Roadside Spraying – March 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

David Rawnsley and CARS Blow a Flat Tire on United Counties of SD&G Roadside Spraying – March 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I don’t get to many United Counties of SD&G meetings, but I should.   Monday’s meeting featured a presentation by David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying. There was actually a nice sized crowd to support Mr. Rawnsley and his position that the Counties could save $55,000 on spraying and that they […]

Tune in for The Political Round Table – 9:00 AM Tuesday Mornings on Seawayradio.com – March 15, 2011

Tune in for The Political Round Table – 9:00 AM Tuesday Mornings on Seawayradio.com – March 15, 2011

Cornwall ON – Tuesday mornings starting at 9:00 AM it’s time for the Political Round Table on Seawayradio.com with your host Jamie Gilcig and pundits Joe Gunn & Denis Sabourin. Now we have a special edition as Denis has decided to put his name forward to become the Liberal nominee for SD&SG Ontario where he’s […]

Ontario Government Government Introduces Legislation To Amend Sex Offender Registry – Christopher’s Law – March 10, 2011

Ontario Government Government Introduces Legislation To Amend Sex Offender Registry – Christopher’s Law – March 10, 2011

Queens Park ON – Ontario is proposing changes to its sex offender registry that would, if passed, align the provincial registry with recent changes to the federal registry. These changes would maintain the efficient sharing of information between both registries to support local crime investigations and help police services better protect their communities. The proposed […]

Provincial Liberal Nominee Candidate for SD&SG Mark A MacDonald Hits the Chicken Farmer’s of Canada AGM in Toronto – March 8, 2011

Provincial Liberal Nominee Candidate for SD&SG Mark A MacDonald Hits the Chicken Farmer’s of Canada AGM in Toronto – March 8, 2011

Cornwall ON – Mark A MacDonald is expanding his knowledge base in his quest to become the Liberal candidate for SD&SG Ontario in the upcoming Provincial election. He went down to Toronto to attend The Chicken Farmer’s of Canada AGM with Mashoud Junjua. He’s pictured left with Mr. Junjua and CFL legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons. […]

Liberal Nomination Meeting Fills the House in Cornwall – SD&SG team Ready for Hotly Contested Riding! – March 4, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Liberal Nomination Meeting Fills the House in Cornwall –  SD&SG team Ready for Hotly Contested Riding! – March 4, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Best Western PLUS Parkway Inn & Conference Centre was abuzz Thursday night as nearly 100 Provincial Liberal members came out in the frigid cold, with a Habs game on the tube to listen to the three candidates to replace popular MPP Jim Brownell. There were no attacks at each other.  No […]

Winchester District Memorial Gain Funding to Implement Late Care Nurse Initiative – March 3, 2011

Winchester District Memorial  Gain Funding to Implement Late Care Nurse Initiative – March 3, 2011

Winchester ON – The McGuinty government is helping an eastern Ontario hospital retain experienced and valuable nurses in its workforce. . Winchester District Memorial Hospital in Winchester has been selected to receive $21, 574 to implement the Late Career Nurse Initiative (LCNI).  The LCNI will allow nurses 55 years of age and older to spend more of their […]

Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak Calls for Forensic Audit Hydro Debt Retirement Charges – March 3, 2011

Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak Calls for Forensic Audit Hydro Debt Retirement Charges – March 3, 2011

Queens Park – Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak once again called on Dalton McGuinty to come clean on why families will be charged until 2018 for the debt retirement charge (DRC) that should be on track to be paid off next year. The Ontario PCs are calling for a forensic audit to explain why Ontario […]

Tim Hudak Calls on McGuinty Government to Restore Local Controls on Where Wind Farms Can be Built – February 28, 2011

Tim Hudak Calls on McGuinty Government to Restore Local Controls on Where Wind Farms Can be Built – February 28, 2011

Queens Park –  ON – Tim Hudak was on the Warpath today at Queen’s Park lashing out at the McGuinty government over Wind Power. Today in the Legislature, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak called on the McGuinty Liberals to restore the say of local councils in determining where industrial wind farms will be built. This […]