Boat Sinks During Bridge Demo in Cornwall Ontario VIDEO June 22, 2015

Boat Sinks During Bridge Demo in Cornwall Ontario VIDEO June 22, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwallites got to watch a live rescue as a boat working on the Seaway International Bridge Demolition sunk early this afternoon.   The  Lac Manitoba, owned by Nadro Marine sunk after smoke was reported to be seen. No injuries have been reported as of press time. The bridge spans the channel between […]

Miss Steak : Whoa! Stop the Bridge Destruction in Cornwall Ontario! DEC 11, 2014

Miss Steak :  Whoa! Stop the Bridge Destruction in Cornwall Ontario!  DEC 11, 2014

CFN – Over the years Cornwall has lost a few gems because we tore them down in the name of modernization. Two that readily come to mind are The Old Post Office at the corner of Pitt and Second Street and the other was The Capital Theatre. These buildings were constructed many years ago, but […]

Last Chance to Walk Across The Seaway International Bridge – JULY 8th 2014 CLICK FOR DETAILS

Last Chance to Walk Across The Seaway International Bridge – JULY 8th 2014 CLICK FOR DETAILS

CORNWALL Ontario – Area residents get a last chance to walk over the Northern section of the Seaway International  bridge in Cornwall.   From the press release: The Seaway International Bridge Corporation, Ltd. (SIBC) in collaboration with The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) invites all members of the community to walk the old North Channel […]

Federal Bridge Corp Drops Trespassing Action in Akwesasne Against People’s Fire – June 17, 2014 MCA

Federal Bridge Corp Drops Trespassing Action in Akwesasne Against People’s Fire – June 17, 2014  MCA

AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is informing the community that trespassing action against representatives of the “Akwesasne People’s Fire” and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne have been discontinued. The plaintiff – the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited – agreed to discontinue the action following the outcome of MCA’s recent plebiscite concerning the international corridor […]

Seaway International Bridge Closed from 11 PM Tuesday June 17 to 5 AM Wednesday June 18, 2014

Seaway International Bridge Closed from 11 PM Tuesday June 17 to 5 AM Wednesday June 18, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Paving work will see a closure of the new North section of the Seaway International Bridge overnight Tuesday June 17th starting at 11 PM. The border crossing is scheduled to re open Wednesday at 5 AM.   AECON Construction will be paving several sections near the toll booths and the approaches to […]

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Rejects Opening of New Bridge to Cornwall Ontario on Friday January 24, 2014 MCA

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Rejects Opening of New Bridge to Cornwall Ontario on Friday January 24, 2014   MCA

Akwesasne – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has learned that the new low-level bridge connecting Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island) to the city of Cornwall will open to traffic this Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7 a.m.   MCA does not support the bridge opening at this time, as we have numerous concerns and issues that have yet to be […]

A Bridge Less Far: Cornwall, the St. Lawrence, and Bridges by Daniel Macfarlane Oct 30, 2013

A Bridge Less Far: Cornwall, the St. Lawrence, and Bridges by Daniel Macfarlane Oct 30, 2013

CFN – During the time spent idling on the North Channel Bridge, waiting to get through the Canadian border crossing at Cornwall, some drivers probably wondered why the bridge is so high. After all, ships don’t use the canal or the channel of the St. Lawrence River which Cornwall fronts. In fact, the high-level bridge […]

CFN Interviews Rik Saaltink as Opening of the New Northern Section of the Seaway International Bridge Approaches

CFN Interviews Rik Saaltink as Opening of the New Northern Section of the Seaway International Bridge Approaches

CFN – Rik Saaltink has spent 15 years watching the new Northern section of the Seaway International Bridge move forward from idea, to plan, to reality. And now the bridge is in the home stretch and will hopefully be ready to roll in the Fall. Rik shared about the bridge and new temporary customs location […]