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 […]

Local Campaign Managers get Hippy – Healing Feelings Sent Out to Lorna Foreman and Glen Grant – Cornwall Ontario – November 23, 2009

Local Campaign Managers get Hippy – Healing Feelings Sent Out to Lorna Foreman and Glen Grant – Cornwall Ontario – November 23, 2009

What is it about Campaign managers locally?  Are Elaine & Etiénne next? From everyone at The Cornwall Free News we hope that both Lorna Foreman , David Rawnsley’s campaign manager, and Cornwall City Councilor Glen Grant who stumps for our MP Guy Lauzon both have speedy and safe recoveries from recent Hip Replacement surgery.   […]

Cornwall Should be a Low Tax Cigarette Region – Editorial – November 19, 2009

Cornwall Should be  a Low Tax Cigarette Region – Editorial – November 19, 2009

There’s so much talk because of the Seaway International Bridge Crisis.  Our MP states that he can’t discuss much on the record because of National Security issues which most people consider horse puckey, but the reality is that there are a multitude of issues related to the Akwesasne – Cornwall corridor. So let’s say that […]

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 […]