Cornwall Ontario City Council Goes to the Dogs – What to do with the Si Miller Arena? The 45 Day Question. February 28, 2011

Cornwall ON – It’s city council time.  Mayor Kilger is still recuperating so Councilor Denis Carr is manning the main chair. First up is Dogs in Lamoureux Park.    Elaine MacDonald asked about fines levied in the past in Lamoureux Park to Dog Owners.   The discussion so far is on how the bylaw officer […]

Mark A MacDonald Wants to be Your Liberal Candidate for SD&SG in the Upcoming Ontario Provincial Election – February 28, 2011- Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Mark A MacDonald wants you to help him gain the SD&SG Provincial Liberal nomination. Mr. MacDonald is a retired firefighter and avid Musician.   He volunteers with several groups and is hard at work helping with this year’s Cabane a Sucre Festivities in the Le Village section of Cornwall. The former Cornwall […]

Tim Hudak Calls on McGuinty Government to Restore Local Controls on Where Wind Farms Can be Built – February 28, 2011

Queens Park –  ON – Tim Hudak was on the Warpath today at Queen’s Park lashing out at the McGuinty government over Wind Power. Today in the Legislature, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak called on the McGuinty Liberals to restore the say of local councils in determining where industrial wind farms will be built. This […]

NHL Trade Deadline – Ho Hum so far – Dustin Penner is now a KING – February 28, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – It’s trade deadline day and so far LA has landed the biggest fish acquiring Dustin Penner from Edmonton for a 1st, a 3rd, and Colten Teubert, the Kings 2008 1st Round Draft pick. Ottawa got rid of Chris Campoli for a 7th and few hockey pucks, and Florida has been busy clearing house […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on the F 35 – February 28, 2011

Dear Editor, Why should Canada bail out the F-35 Money Pit? Of little use in Canada’s airspace, the F-35 is described by US aerospace analysts as “too big to fail”.  In January, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said the F-35B  “should be cancelled” if the costly delays of the main variant are not corrected […]

Letter to the Editor – Cornwall Ontario and Area Chamber of Commerce Wants Harper Government to Cut Corporate Taxes – February 28, 2011

Cornwall ON – In 2007, the federal government sought the collaboration of the provinces and territories to keep Canadian industry competitive by driving down business taxes. The plan would have seen combined federal and provincial/territorial corporate income tax rates drop to about 25% by 2013, one of the lowest tax rates in the G8.   […]

Economic Protests Changing the World – Egypt, Libya, Algeria, are China and Canada Next? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – February 28, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Egypt, Libya, Algeria, is China next?  This weekend protests were reported in China.   Economics are the main theme of protests around the world as food and fuel inflation have been hurting people’s ability to survive. Mix in corruption in many countries and you get some very frustrated people.   Now these […]

Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network – Notice of Meeting for General Founding Assembly – Thursday March 10, 2011 – Alexandria Ontario

NOTICE OF A MEETING General Founding Assembly Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network Date :             Thursday, March 10, 2011 Place :            Georgian House Restaurant & Day Spa 146 Main Street South, Alexandria, Ontario Time :             2 pm   The Organizing Committee of the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network invites you to its Founding Assembly, on March 10, 2011. […]

OPP Identify VICTIM IN FATAL COLLISION – Tabatha Tryon – 21 Year Old from Cornwall Ontario – February 28, 2011

South Glengarry ON – SD&G OPP have identified the driver’s involved in the fatal collision on County Road 2, South Glengarry Township. The male driver of a 2006 Chevy Cobalt (Cameron WHITE 21Yrs of South Glengarry) struck a 2001 Chevy Silverado being operated by (John Cassano 53yrs of South Glengarry). The female passenger in the […]

It’s Oscar Night – Here are my Fearless Pics – True Grit, The King’s Speech, The Fighter, and The Social Network – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – It’s Oscar night.  For film makers it’s that once a year that can change your life.   It’s a time when unless your Meryl Streep you rarely get a chance at.   I know because for one night I got to wait and see if something I created won. That moment when […]

Cameras VS Clubs – The G 20 in Toronto Revisited – Darkest Days of Harper Government – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Maybe it’s the timing?   CBC is doing a special on the G 20 and what happened to hundreds of Canadians last year at the hand of Police at the G20. That event changed my perspective about media and working in the media.   You see I was there.   I went […]

I think it’s time for the Ward System here in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – February 27, 2011

Cornwall ON – I think it’s time for Cornwall Ontario to return to the Ward system.   This isn’t an easy position to come to, but after living here in Cornwall for nearly 8 years and intensely watching city government for three I can see and appreciate the arguement. Local representation:  Cornwall is a vibrant […]

Habs Beat Carolina 4-3 – Leafs Beat by Alex Kovalev – McCabe to Rangers – NHL SCORES and TRADES – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Winning is always better than losing as the Habs discovered after edging Carolina 4-3 in Montreal.   It wasn’t pretty and the team’s woes aren’t fixed,but a win is a win is a win and for Montreal right now every win is important. The good: Montreal played well enough in front of […]

David Plouffe Shuts Out 1000 Island Privateers – Akwesasne Warriors TIE 1st Play Off Series at 1 – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – What a difference a goalie can make; especially in the Play Offs.   David Plouffe Shut Out the 1000 Privateers and the Akwesasne Shut down their opponents while hitting the back of the net six times in their opening round of the play offs. The series is now tied at 1 as […]

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