Is the Recession Over? Vote here!

Is the Recession Over?  Vote here!

There’s a lot of buzz about the recession ending.    And yes, by definition we may leave an official recession, but the reality is that to truly recover from a recession jobs have to be created and people’s income’s have to rise. I don’t see that.   I see inventories being used up.     I see inflation for […]

Medicare Being Attacked, again…. Editorial

Medicare Being Attacked, again…. Editorial

Medicare, Canada’s gift to the world has been under attack now for over 25 years.   It’s still standing and still works to varying degrees, but there are pressures on it from all sides.   Mostly the big insurance and drug companies. All you have to do is look to the US right now and watch how […]

Our MP Doesn’t like Local TV

Our MP  Doesn’t like Local TV

As many of you know our local TV stations have been fighting the big cable companies over $$$.  It’s been a long hard battle that has crossed over partisan lines. If you click this link you’ll go to a list of politicians that have come out in support of saving local TV. L I N […]

Thank You Cornwall! We’re up 72% this month!

Thank You Cornwall!   We’re up 72% this month!

72% ↑ Thank you to our Cornwall Area readers and those around the world.   We grew 72% last month over the month before!   In six short months we’ve had almost 25,000 page views. We couldn’t have done it without you.    In the next month you should be seeing and hearing more about us. Please keep […]

Hey I got attacked on The Standard Freeholder

Hey I got attacked on The Standard Freeholder

Not by the Standard Freeholder, although the perp posted anonymously 🙂   L I N K The topic was the new condo project at the old Cotton Mills site. “Even DemoPlus knows the score, more so certainly than “cornwallfreenews”. Poor cheerleader Jamie of the “cornwallfreenews”, ever insistant on courting favour with any non-Conservative politician he can […]

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

AM 1220 is reporting — That the Mounties are teaming up with other law enforcement agencies to combat cigarette smuggling. Since the bridge closure and temporary opening smugglers have had to depend more and more on the river to stock their customers which has resulted in a lot less product coming across and prices shooting […]

So I was watching THE SOURCE on Cogeco last night…

So I was watching THE SOURCE on Cogeco last night…

…and there was our MP.    The one that refuses to be interviewed by me. …   and he was somehow going on about all he’s done during the bridge crisis.   THE SOURCE ON COGECO His out was that there were things that were secret and couldn’t be discussed with the public because of National Security.    Say […]

Letter to the Editor from Corneliu Kirjan

Letter to the Editor from Corneliu Kirjan

We at The Cornwall Free News are always happy to receive letters to the Editor.   Email then to info@cornwallfreenews.com   –   please note that the opinions shared in these  letters are not the expressed opinion of the Cornwall Free News, any of its staff, ownership, or their sponsors. “Since his arrival in power in January 2006, […]

Why does Sarah Palin Scare the Crap out of Me?

Why does Sarah Palin Scare the Crap out of Me?

What is it about the former Governor of Alaska that spooks me out?  She’s cute.  She’s hot in a Tina Fey kinda way, but she seems…. kinda crazed. Like the mixing of power and guns.  If Alexander Haig was in drag he’d look nowhere as hot as Sexy Sarah, but damn….Al would sorta jump like […]

Liberals Overtake Conservatives in Raising Funds

Liberals Overtake Conservatives in Raising Funds

L I N K “Even so, they were nipped by the resurgent Liberals, whose final Elections Canada tally for March to June this year was just over $4 million. In fact, the Liberals, at a cumulative $5.9 million for the first six months of 2009 under Ignatieff’s leadership, are very close to raising what they […]

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

Geez I wish Gilles Duceppe was a Federalist.   He’s such a strong Politician.    Now he wants changes to the EI system.  I do too.   I’m not sure I want 360 hours to be the line, but I think it needs to be at one standard with certain supplements based on area or needs. Actually I […]

Cornwall Free News on Bourque

Cornwall Free News on Bourque

We’re proud and humble to represent Cornwall now on one of Canada’s largest News Portals,  Bourque Newswatch. The Drudge Report of Canada, Bourque Newswatch links up to newspaper and media sources from all over Canada and the world.   Today our humble newspaper was added to their list. Thanks to our readers and sponsors for helping […]

And as I was typing that last insert a Letter to the Editor Arrived…

And as I was typing that last insert a Letter to the Editor Arrived…

This letter to the editor arrived today.   We are printing it unedited except to not show the writer’s address and contact info that they included. “On July 23, 2009, Justice Minister Robert Nicholson, speaking for the Conservative government, launched a new misinformation and propaganda campaign. In fact, the minister accused the Liberal opposition of obstructing […]

Kilger for MP Rumblings?

Kilger for MP Rumblings?

I’m hearing quite a few people talk about our Cornwall Mayor Robert “Bob” Kilger returning to the Federal scene and defeat the current Conservative MP who besides not attending Grand Chief Mitchell’s swearing in ceremony,  has been very not noticed by Cornwall residents during the Bridge Crisis. I put in a call to the Mayor’s […]