Local Quick Hits

Local Quick Hits

Wow, a lot going on locally. Red Cross Employees Picket Montreal Road Shane Haley Murder Case Update Arena Site starts Clean Up Cornwall Pyramid Targeted Leon’s Prez Makes Speech in Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald isn’t Happy about Rink Process please visit our sponsors:

Hockey Pad Site – Is it toxic?

Hockey Pad Site – Is it toxic?

I’m going to email the rest of council and the Mayor and hopefully we get some answers or positions regarding the site for the arena. This was just released by Councilor Mark MacDonald.  Further to the issue I tried to raise at our last Council Mtg., let me be very clear.  We were led to […]

Hey Cornwall! Email us your news, events, and Issues

Have a beef?  Someone do something amazingly nice you want to share? Upset at the G20 or price of gas?  Is it someone’s Birthday?   Email is at info@cornwallfreenews.com or canvid@hotmail.com with your news story or release. Bands, Artists, Groups, Charities, The Cornwall Free News is here to help. This is your online newspaper so feel […]

Cornwall City Council

Cornwall City Council

I was just watching this week’s city council meeting on Cogeco and it’s amazing to watch this group interact. There definitely are certain “types” of people.  You can see which councilors supports business interests, and which councilors support human interests; which councilors are smarter or brighter, or which councilors you wonder how the heck they […]

Habs Drink Tang – 5 points worth!

Habs Drink Tang – 5 points worth!

Montreal GM and head coach Bob Gainey’s breathing better tonight as the Habs, led by Alex Tanguay’s 5 point night thrashed Atlanta. Alex Kovalev crept out of the dog house and put two goals in the night. The Habs were outshot 25-22 and Carey Price recorded a rare win for him of late. The win […]

Should Councilors give back Pay Raises?

Should Councilors give back Pay Raises?

LINK Is Councilor Denis Thibault politicking or is this a good thing?  Talk back to us Cornwall.   Councilors received a 2.1% pay  increase bringing their salaries up to $14,270 per year. I’m going to ask some of our City Councilor’s to respond to this article. please visit our sponsors:

Jack Layton Wants Ads Pulled from Papers that Locked Out Workers

Jack Layton Wants Ads Pulled from Papers that Locked Out Workers

NDP Leader Jack Layton wants Ottawa to pull any Federal ads from two Quebecor owned Newspapers ( Le Journal de Montreal and Le Reveil du Saguenay) that have locked out their employees. “I know this is a very difficult time for you and your families,” Layton told the workers gathered in the basement of the […]

Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

LINK Cornwall City Councillor Elaine Macdonald is upset about Cornwall’s waste and wants to implement a Green Box program at a cost near $1 Million dollars per year. “If we’re going to cut down on our waste, that’s what we have to go to,” said MacDonald. “It’s a systemic change that we need.” I’m not […]

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

LINK Claude McIntosh of the Standard Freeholder thinks a rematch between Guy Lauzon and Denis Sabourin is brewing. What do you think Cornwall?  In my opinion I think the change in the economy and a new Liberal leader could just be the ammo to give Mr. Lauzon a run for his money next election, that […]

Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader

Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader

LINK  www.AndreaHorwath.com Ontario NDP’ers have a new leader.   Congrats and click the links for the full story and Andrea’s Bio.   Did any of you meet her when she visited Cornwall at Darlene Jalbert’s campaign office this last election? Born in Stoney Creek to an autoworker’s family Andrea earned her degree in Labour Studies from McMaster […]

Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks

Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks

Liberal Senator George Baker from Newfoundland and Labrador is under attack by the Harper government for comments he has made about Newfoundland and Labrador forming a Bloc Quebecois type political party if the government doesn’t deal in a manner they feel more fair to Newfoundland and Labrador. LINK He (BAKER) said the Prime Minister’s Office […]