MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event – Justice Building Cornwall Ontario – 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009

MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event – Justice Building Cornwall Ontario – 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009

Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event What: Make Poverty History Flag Raising Ceremony at the Justice Building, Cornwall When: 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009 Where: in front of the flag pole at the Justice Building – 340 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON Who: The SDG Coalition for Social Justice Contact: Darlene Jalbert […]

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

Council moves the Arena Onward and Upward – Bernadette Clement bristles at 13% increase in budget – Council debates merits of proposed cuts

DEVELOPING – In a special session today of Cornwall City Council it was decided to move forward at full speed with the 3 plus 1 arena project.   With such luminaries as Scott Lecky & Joe Gunn in the audience the presentation, discussion, and debate lasted nearly three hours. We’re busy crunching video which we hope […]

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 […]

Elizabeth May predicts a Fall Election triggered by the Conservatives

Elizabeth May predicts a Fall Election triggered by the Conservatives

Federal Green Leader Elizabeth May is predicting that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will trigger an Election this fall contradictory to the political speak from the party.  Something I myself have been writing about for a few weeks now. “Wouldn’t it be just like Harper to decide that things are looking good for him right now […]

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 […]

Partisan Politics impacting Stimulus Bucks in Canada

Partisan Politics impacting Stimulus Bucks in Canada

L I N K Michael Ignatieff and Gerard Kennedy are calling the Harper government on delaying release of stimulus dollars and of playing partisan politics with the loot. In a new report, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff and MP Gerard Kennedy said that as of the beginning of September, only 12 percent of the $4 billion […]

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 […]