NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

Toronto Ontario – Show of hands: how many of you expected the Ontario government to lose the constitutional challenge of its Bill 5, which aimed to reduce the size of Toronto’s city council? No one? Exactly. No one – no one who has been paying attention, at least – expected Doug Ford’s government to lose. Municipalities […]

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Cornwall Ontario – Shock and Awe as an Ontario Conservative government takes a page out of Quebec politics to chop up Toronto City Council. The only issue this writer has are the optics.  Surely there are other councils, like the one here in Cornwall which are not serving the public equitably. Many in the public […]

For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

Toronto Ontario – Depression is a common factor for many Millennials. For instance did you know that people ages 15-24 years of age are at a higher risk of having anxiety and mood disorders?  Even worse is that 800,000 plus people commit suicide around the world yearly, which is also the number one leading cause of […]

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Cornwall Ontario –  The Doug Ford led PC government has just released their cabinet appointments.   Left out was Sd&SG MPP Jim McDonnell who didn’t support Ford in the leadership contest. The new ministers are as follows: Peter Bethlenfalvy – President of the Treasury Board Raymond Cho – Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Steve Clark – […]

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP warn Ontario residents of scammers spoofing RCMP’s telephone number (June 19, 2018 – Cornwall, ON) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Cornwall Detachment is issuing a public notice with respect to fraudulent telephone calls. The RCMP is warning the general public of fraudulent telephone calls which appear to be coming from the RCMP. The callers […]

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Toronto Ontario- Only a few more weeks until the election and people are buzzing about the Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath, and Kathleen Wynne battle. Who will win? Everyone is wondering. I asked a few of my former SLC comrades to share who they think or want to win.   Jay is a current resident of Brampton […]

Ontario Beekeepers Experience Overwhelming Winter Losses 051718

Ontario Beekeepers Experience Overwhelming Winter Losses 051718

When Ontario’s beekeepers opened their hives this spring, they found nothing but bad news for beekeepers, as well as for the vegetable and fruit growers who depend on bees for pollination. The recent Ontario Beekeepers’ Association survey of almost 900 beekeepers indicated that seven out of 10 Ontario beekeepers suffered unsustainable losses. Most worrisome, almost […]

Sylvia Jones Steve Clark & Kathleen Wynne Statements Over Brown Resignation 012518

Sylvia Jones Steve Clark & Kathleen Wynne Statements Over Brown Resignation 012518

Cornwall Ontario – What an odd drama.   One of the most indicative questions asked during a presser today of interim PC Deputy leaders Sylvia Jones and Steve Clark was if they had heard any rumours prior to the explosion? Their answer was to quickly state that the first they heard was when the public became […]

Ontario to Tighten Pay Day Loans January 1, 2019

Ontario to Tighten Pay Day Loans January 1, 2019

December 19, 2017 Ontario Lowering Rates for Payday Loans and Other Services Ontario is protecting vulnerable consumers by reducing the cost of borrowing and other fees for alternative financial services such as payday loans.Beginning on January 1, 2018: The cap on the cost of borrowing for payday loans will be reduced to $15 per $100 borrowed […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

TORONTO ONTARIO – Both the NDP and PC Party are screaming about the strike by College Teacher’s across Ontario after the Province’s gambit to have Union members vote their latest proposal which failed. From a PC release today: “This is now the longest college strike in Ontario history.  Kathleen Wynne has allowed it to drag […]

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Canada’s high-priced beer, wine and spirits hard to swallow “Raise the Bar” report card calls on Ottawa and provinces to improve pricing, taxation and interprovincial trade   TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High prices, unfair taxation and outdated rules continue to frustrate Canada’s bar and restaurant owners. Those are the findings of the latest Raise the […]

Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black: Quebec is now the beacon of astute economic policy in this country While Quebec becomes an economic leader, most of English Canada is waddling through the wet cement of applied social democratic truisms. Quebec is outpacing Canada economically, for the first time since the piping days of Maurice Duplessis. Under his authoritarian guidance […]

Ontario Marijuana Policy Will Fuel Black Market – by Jamie Gilcig 101917

Ontario Marijuana Policy Will Fuel Black Market – by Jamie Gilcig 101917

Cornwall Ontario – Black market Marijuana sellers are shaking their heads at the Province of Ontario’s plans for recreational retail sales of weed. Demand and ease of availability see prices as low as $50 per ounce for trimmings to only $100 per ounce for high quality BC bud. Yet the province wants all of retail […]

#OPP Warn of Heavy Equipment Sales Scam in Ontario 092617

#OPP Warn of Heavy Equipment Sales Scam in Ontario 092617

OPP WOULD LIKE TO WARN BUSINESSES OF A HEAVY EQUIPMENT SALES SCAM (OTTAWA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Economical Crime and Corruption, Ottawa Unit, ‎received a complaint from a business owner of an Ontario / Quebec company that buys and sells heavy equipment within Canada and the United States. The complainant received […]

Should Gov’t Be Allowed to Burn Ad $$ for Partisan Positions? By Jamie Gilcig 092517

Should Gov’t Be Allowed to Burn Ad $$ for Partisan Positions?  By Jamie Gilcig 092517

Cornwall Ontario – Thanks to a NDP Freedom of Information request we now know that the Wynne Government spent $5.5 million dollars advertising their putrid sale of Hydro One.  A plan that also sees the government essentially financing the sale to unions and groups they want support from. A release from the NDP goes on […]

Wynne Marijuana Legislation All About CASH. Keeps Distribution for Province 090817

Wynne Marijuana Legislation All About CASH.   Keeps Distribution for Province 090817

Cornwall Ontario – In an announcement that will benefit everyone but the actual users of Marijuana, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne basically said. It’s all mine! The LCBO will oversee the legal retail of cannabis in Ontario through new stand-alone cannabis stores and an online order service. This approach will ensure that there will be only […]

What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park? By Jamie Gilcig 081717

What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park?  By Jamie Gilcig 081717

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a buzz in the air emanating from Queen’s Park.  The politicos are murmuring as social media buzzes about a cabinet meeting and closed door caucus session of the Wynne government for today. Speculation is that either there will be a snap election called as expected or that Wynne will pull a […]

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