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 […]

Ontario Government Takes Actions to Protect Seniors In Retirement Homes – February 23, 2011

Ontario Government Takes Actions to Protect Seniors In Retirement Homes – February 23, 2011

Queens Park ON – Ontario is one step closer to strengthening protections for seniors in retirement homes across the province. Proposed regulations under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 were developed after extensive consultations and include: Care and safety standards – resident care plans, food safety, falls prevention, requirements for emergency and evacuation plans, mandatory staff and […]

Long Time Liberal Denis Sabourin Expected to Join Provincial Race in SD&SG Ontario to Succeed Popular MPP Jim Brownell – February 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario UPDATED It’s Official !

Long Time Liberal Denis Sabourin Expected to Join Provincial Race in SD&SG Ontario to Succeed Popular MPP Jim Brownell – February 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario  UPDATED It’s Official !

Cornwall ON – It looks like the run for the Liberal nomination in SD&SG Ontario is going to be a 3 horse race; although some are speculating that it may be as many as 5 shortly! Long time Liberal mover and shaker and pundit on Seawayradio.com, Denis Sabourin is expected to make the announcement this […]

Pat Finucan Announces That He’s Seeking the Ontario Provincial Liberal Nomination for SD&SG – February 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Pat Finucan Announces That He’s Seeking the Ontario Provincial Liberal Nomination for SD&SG – February 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The worst kept political secret was let out of the bag Wednesday afternoon at the Best Western PLUS Parkway Inn & Conference Centre in Cornwall Ontario as Pat Finucan announced his intentions to seek the Liberal nomination for SD&SG in the upcoming Provincial election. So far his competition is former Cornwall Ontario […]

Life Long Liberal Marcel Bourgon Refusing to Vote in Provincial Election Over HST – February 6, 2011 – HD VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario

Life Long Liberal Marcel Bourgon Refusing to Vote in Provincial Election Over HST – February 6, 2011 – HD VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Politics is fascinating.  Some people seem to be born to one partisan party and never consider anything other than the party line. Then there are others that make changes as their lives changes. There’s an old adage about being crazy if you’re not a Communist when you’re under 25 and a Conservative after 50…. […]