Water Meters in the News – Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2009

Water Meters in the News – Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2009

Kevin Lajoie has covered the water meter story in today’s Standard Free-Holder. “City officials insist the water meters aren’t intended to generate more money from users. Instead, they said the ultimate goal is to make the system more equitable overall and more sustainable in the long-term. “We’re not after more money here,” said environmental services […]

Our Story Picked up by Bourque Newswatch – December 7, 2009

Our Story Picked up by Bourque Newswatch – December 7, 2009

THIS  STORY we wrote was picked up by the Bourque Newswatch, one of Canada’s biggest news portals on the web.   It doesn’t happen very often and we’re proud to have our site exposed to the world. So hello to all of you new readers of The Cornwall Free News and welcome to our community. […]

Jim Brownell on the Mend – Adjusts Schedule – Cornwall Ontario – December 3, 2009

Jim Brownell on the Mend – Adjusts Schedule – Cornwall Ontario – December 3, 2009

MPP REVISES SCHEDULE Brownell rescheduling appointments to ensure constituents get best services NEWS December 3, 2009 After having surgery, Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry MPP Jim Brownell has been advised to revise his schedule. The MPP underwent shoulder surgery at Toronto’s Sunnybrook-Holland Hospital last week, and, while recovering, was admitted to the Cornwall Community Hospital […]

Andrea Horwath – a Trail of Achievement – by Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Andrea Horwath – a Trail of Achievement – by Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Provincial NDP Leader Andrea Horwath visited Cornwall Sunday afternoon. Having already visited the riding twice previously before being elected leader last March, she is familiar with many of the problems faced by Cornwall and area. Speaking to a packed audience about the economy, she stressed the importance of working together to get through these tough […]

Teiohontathe Fallan Davis Finally Gets Her Day – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Teiohontathe Fallan Davis Finally Gets Her Day – Canadian Human Rights Tribunal – Cornwall Ontario – November 30, 2009

Boy Réjean Bélanger is going to have to earn his bucks in this case.   Justice moves very slowly in this world.  In the case of   Teiohontathe Fallan Davis it’s taken over four years of her life.  During this time she’s not only had to suffer the wounds of her alleged mishandling at the […]

CBSA Port to US Soil? Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

CBSA Port to US Soil?  Akwesasne – Seaway International Bridge Crisis UPDATE November 29, 2009

L I N K Michael Peeling in the Standard Freeholder is reporting some scuttle butt that the CBSA port of entry into Cornwall via the Seaway International bridge may be moving to Roosevelttown NY. “Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell has heard unofficial talk from his sources, whom he would not name, that serious consideration […]

Jack Layton calls for More Affordable Canadian Housing – November 29, 2009

Jack Layton calls for More Affordable Canadian Housing – November 29, 2009

Federal NDP Leader Jack Layton is calling for a National Affordable housing plan after a Conservative MP’s comments in Halifax recently. “Earlier this week, South Shore-St. Margarets Conservative MP Gerald Keddy told The Chronicle Herald that farmers need to import migrant labourers because Nova Scotians won’t do the work, referring to “all those no-good bastards […]

As the PQ Limp to Self Destruction – Pauline Marois wants Mandatory French Daycare & Mandatory French Cegeps – November 27, 2009

As the PQ Limp to Self Destruction – Pauline Marois wants Mandatory French Daycare & Mandatory French Cegeps – November 27, 2009

Pauline Marois must love being in opposition, but the new wranglings from the PQ may send their numbers behind those of the Marijuana Party.     You can’t force people to do things they don’t want to do in life.   Not for long anyway. The political will has changed mightily since the 70’s.  It’s […]

Akwesasne Plebiscite Results in – Customs Back Yes, Armed No – Akwesasne – November 26, 2009

Akwesasne Plebiscite  Results in – Customs Back Yes, Armed No – Akwesasne – November 26, 2009

The results are in.   1562 members participated.   Why members instead of citizens??  The results were for the following two questions. 1) Do you want the CBSA operations to return to the customs facility on Kawehnoke?  1119 voted yes, and 371 voted no. 2) If yes, should the CBSA employees be allowed to return […]

City Council Round Up – Seaway International Bridge Crisis Update – Council votes against drop dead date for temporary CBSA station – November 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

City Council Round Up – Seaway International Bridge Crisis Update – Council votes against drop dead date for temporary CBSA station – November 24, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

The hot topic for debate last night was Cornwall City Council discussing sending a message to the Harper Government requesting a drop dead date of June 1, 2010 as an end date for the temporary customs port to end its visit to the base of Brookdale. Councillor’s Mary Anne Hug and Mark Macdonald led the […]