NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

Cornwall Ontario – After PC Leader Patrick Brown endorsed back to work legislation the NDP have delayed implementation of said legislation until Sunday because….they’re the NDP darn it! From their release today: QUEEN’S PARK – Kathleen Wynne can use her majority and pass a Conservative-style back-to-work bill this weekend. The Liberals will pass their bill […]

OPSEU Strike Struck Student’s Rally in Front of MPP Office in Cornwall by Seamus James 110317

OPSEU Strike Struck Student’s Rally in Front of MPP Office in Cornwall by Seamus James 110317

Cornwall Ontario – Although the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) consistently declared that the College Employer Council (CEC) was unwilling to come to the bargaining table, it was the CEC reportedly, that asked the Government to bring OPSEU back to the table. Are there two sides to the college strike standoff? …More like three […]

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st 1PM-3PM

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st  1PM-3PM

How to Support the Students First Rally!! We understand as students that not everyone who wants to can make it to Toronto for the College Student Alliance’s student rally at Queen’s Park this Wednesday, November 1st; however, there is still a way we can all participate and join the collective student voice by having our […]

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In a switch from having to cross a picket line, St Lawrence College students in Cornwall came out Thursday to join the OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union) picket, to demonstrate their need to have classes resume, as well as to show their support for College Faculty – but not so much […]

Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Cornwall Ontario – It’s “hump day” on the picket line for faculty at SLC (St. Lawrence College) Cornwall, where members of Local 417 OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union), are on day 3 of strike action.   Local 417 represents the librarians, counsellors and faculty at all three campuses of St. Lawrence College (Brockville, Kingston […]

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Cornwall Ontario –   Ever watch a bunch of unqualified people, some of whom are dumber than David Murphy debate an issue that is way out of their depth? Council is talking about kicking back property taxes for 10 years to a real estate developer. The property, to be used for student residences right across […]

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – Adam Brazeau is a young man that is a journalist for TC Media owned Seaway News in Cornwall Ontario.    He’s covers ground that editor Todd Lihou doesn’t as opposed to won’t. Last night, before he appeared at the SASS Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event today he initiated a conversation […]

St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather Allows Cornwall Journalism Program to Close – APRIL 20, 2015

St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather Allows Cornwall Journalism Program to Close – APRIL 20, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – St. Lawrence College Cornwall campus put to death its journalism program officially. While not surprising, it’s a sad tale that shows an ineffective, and ignorant side to the college which refused to embrace the realities of the very industry it was supposed to be training people to enter. Most of the blame […]

Brock Frost Doesn’t Run Away From Candidates Event in Cornwall Ontario OCT 22, 2014

Brock Frost Doesn’t Run Away From Candidates Event in Cornwall Ontario OCT 22, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Hope Peta doesn’t get upset.   I released the Shark and no blood was drawn.    The event at St. Lawrence College was an utter farce today. After an attempt by the Labour Council to hustle their chosen few to talk to kids all candidates were welcomed.   The protest may have […]

Kilger Caught Cheating, again – Labour Getting Hinky for Elaine MacDonald – Elections Getting Uglier than Todd Lihou’s Feet! – Oct 22, 2014

Kilger Caught Cheating, again – Labour Getting Hinky for Elaine MacDonald – Elections Getting Uglier than Todd Lihou’s Feet!  – Oct 22, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Yes the municipal election in Cornwall is getting dirtier than Todd Lihou’s sandal clad stink feet. The Freeholder’s Greg Peerenboom nailed Mayor Kilger for using city resources. This would not be the first time that Mayor Kilger is using the excuse that he’s a near illiterate high school drop out that can’t […]

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – The July 14th meeting of Cornwall Ontario City Council has to be the best example of the dysfunction and corruption of the Kilger group. The meeting itself lasted until nearly 11PM and there were three main issues (four but I promised I’d play nicey nice on the last one) . First up […]

Seniors Recreational Services for Glen Stor Dun Lodge, St. Joe’s Villa, and Parisien Manor Fund Raiser – March 22, 2014

Seniors Recreational Services for Glen Stor Dun Lodge, St. Joe’s Villa, and Parisien Manor Fund Raiser – March 22, 2014

The  2nd year (Graduating) Social Service Worker students at St. Lawrence College are  holding a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Seniors Recreational Services for Glen Stor Dun Lodge, St. Joe’s Villa, and Parisien Manor. They want to raise a minimum of $1000. Saturday March 22, 2014 starting at  6 PM for more info or to help […]

The Trials & Tribulation of College & University by St. Lawrence Intern E. V. Hutcheon DEC 23, 2013

CFN – Every year, much like schools of fish, schools of students apply for colleges and universities around Ontario, hoping to get into their first choices. While many teenagers are let down, others make their first step into adult hood. Taking the first step doesn’t always mean you are a shoo in for that dream […]

What Happened to Our Good Friend, the East End? By E.V.Hutcheon Cornwall Ontario

What Happened to Our Good Friend, the East End?     By E.V.Hutcheon Cornwall Ontario

    Cornwall Ontario -I find myself a generally cautious person, but all be it a positive person too. That’s how I felt one autumn morning walking up Alice St.   Birds are chirping and the sun shines. A number of squirrels are running around franticly trying to collect nuts and seeds before the winter comes. […]

St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Ontario to Fold Journalism Program by Jamie Gilcig

St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Ontario to Fold Journalism Program by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I bumped into St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather yesterday.   The mild mannered gentleman and I caught up, and I was saddened to discover that no new students will be admitted to the journalism program as it will be folding. The current class of students will be the last.   We exchanged […]