Komorowski’s Korner – Cornwall Council Ignores Green Option – Cornwall Ontario – November 29, 2009

Komorowski’s Korner – Cornwall Council Ignores Green Option – Cornwall Ontario – November 29, 2009

Cornwall Council Ignores Green Option – Will Continue to Plunder Taxpayers Progress continues on Mayor Kaneb Drive, the new road between Second Street East and Marlowe. This week, the street lights were installed. Last month, I suggested in this column that the city install LED streetlights on this new road, which would have saved taxpayers […]

Calling all local Political Junkies – The Cornwall Free News Wants You!

Calling all local Political Junkies – The Cornwall Free News Wants You!

We’re looking for area Politicos to participate in a few online debates.   We need people from all of the parties.  So if you’re a Conservative, Liberal, NDP, Green, and yes, even a Bloc Quebecois, Libertarian, or fringe party person who wishes to take part in our debates email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com.  We also will be […]

MP Guy Lauzon finally speaks to the Cornwall Free News! Cornwall Ontario – November 16, 2009 Defensive & Nervous –

MP Guy Lauzon finally speaks to the Cornwall Free News! Cornwall Ontario – November 16, 2009 Defensive & Nervous –

Ok, his only words were “no comment”, but it’s a start.  It’s like Scrabble.  You start with little words and maybe one day you get a whole sentence….. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_ePGTvUUlM Mr. Lauzon’s wry smile as he said “no comment” actually showed some character.   The fact that he not only refuses to speak to one of […]

Sexy Sarah Palin Gets Spanked by Native Hunters – November 13, 2009

Sexy Sarah Palin Gets Spanked by Native Hunters – November 13, 2009

That Sarah!  She’s getting shot down again for her love of Big Oil, Big Game Hunting, and her really “Big” game plan of running for President in the US next election. “While the world gets ready for December’s climate meeting in Copenhagen, a group of native Arctic women traveled to Washington this week to talk […]

Stephen Harper a Quebec Nordiques Hockey Fan? – November 12, 2009

Stephen Harper a Quebec Nordiques Hockey Fan? – November 12, 2009

L I N K – I think Hockey.  I think Stephen Harper?  Methinks not.  Sweater vests yes; beating on little guys or natives, yes; suggesting that as the economy tanks it’s a good time to buy stocks; especially on a minimum wage salary, yes. Dropping the puck at the opening ceremony of a new Ice […]

Fireworks over Richmond Drive as Cornwall City Council lets Stormont off the Hook and delays Truck Ban – Cornwall Ontario – November 9, 2009

Fireworks over Richmond Drive as Cornwall City Council lets Stormont off the Hook and delays Truck Ban – Cornwall Ontario – November 9, 2009

Mr. Wyatt Walsh was not a happy camper last night as he watched Cornwall City Council delay a truck ban they had given 60 days notice that they’d implement. It was a good night for Mayor Bob Kilger to be away.   Councilor Andre Rivette sat in as mayor and presided over a very animated session.  […]

Cornwall Unemployment numbers skewed by Ottawa? Denis Thibault & Elaine MacDonald – Different perceptions of the numbers – November 9, 2009

Cornwall Unemployment numbers skewed by Ottawa?  Denis Thibault & Elaine MacDonald – Different perceptions of the numbers – November 9, 2009

L I N K – Story today in the Free Holder about our Employment numbers for Cornwall.  Cornwall City Councilor’s Elaine MacDonald  and Denis Thibault are getting very different reads from the numbers. “MacDonald said the new figures from Statistics Canada presents a “false picture” of Cornwall since they include Ottawa, which is insulated from […]

Dog Killed on Richmond Drive by QuarryTruck Causes Concern – Resident to show photo to Cornwall Ontario Council as Fight for Truck Ban Continues

Dog Killed on Richmond Drive by QuarryTruck Causes Concern – Resident to show photo to Cornwall Ontario Council as Fight for Truck Ban Continues

Mr. Wyatt Walsh intends to show photos of the dog killed on Richmond Drive Monday night at Cornwall Ontario City Council.   The ongoing battle is heating up as residents clash with quarry owners in the area. Seating is free, but limited at Cornwall City Council and takes place this Monday night (November 9) at 7PM.   […]

Letter to the Editor – Bernadette Clement – Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne – Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Bernadette Clement – Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne – Cornwall Ontario

STATEMENT BY BERNADETTE CLEMENT ON THE AKWESASNE/CORNWALL BORDER CROSSING ISSUE November 4, 2009 For the past 5 months, the people of Cornwall along with our close neighbours, the people of Akwesasne, have been struggling as we deal with the makeshift  “temporary” border facility at the foot of the Seaway International Bridge. And now with the […]

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Labrador MP Todd Russell Shoots the Messenger – Guy Lauzon feathered by MP Mark Holland over Seaway International Bridge Crisis – Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2009

Liberal MP Todd Russell; Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Mark Holland Liberal MP for Pickering-Ajax; Critic for Public Safety and National Security, toured Akwesasne and met with MCA Chief Mike Mitchell today. “It’s the fault of the Government” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJvRkXPNNu4 They met with local press after before zipping back to Ottawa for a private members vote.   […]

Aren’t the Conservatives Supposed to be Good With Money? Stephen Harper, an Economist? What’s up with this? Fraser Report – November 4, 2009

Aren’t the Conservatives Supposed to be Good With Money?  Stephen Harper, an Economist?  What’s up with this?  Fraser Report – November 4, 2009

L I N K It’s like those fake cardboard cheques.  You can print them, but are they real?  And in the end does the money actually get to where it’s going? The Harper Government is coming under fire for its fiscal ineptitude at a time when many Canadians are feeling the pinch of the recession. […]

Maybe the Low Road Works in Canadian Federal Politics? Desperate Editorial Sugggest Grits & NDP unite to stop Stephen Harper

Maybe the Low Road Works in Canadian Federal Politics?  Desperate Editorial Sugggest Grits & NDP unite to stop Stephen Harper

People just seem to be fed up with politics unless you’re psychophantically supportive of the Harper Government.   Even many true blue Conservatives have a disdain for the Alliance, Reform Harper led regime. L I N K Click the link to read this Toronto Star article by Michael Byers about the hopes to defeat Mr. Harper […]

What we’ll be covering this week – H1N1, The Regional Airport, ARTpreneur – November 2, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

What we’ll be covering this week – H1N1, The Regional Airport, ARTpreneur – November 2, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

The hot stories we’ll be covering this week will be plans for Walmart in Cornwall.   Will they be expanding on their current site or are they still looking for new digs? The Regional Airport – Councilor Syd Gardiner is angry that Guy Lauzon is dropping the ball with expansion plans that can bring good paying […]