Harper Government’s Looming Health Care Fiasco by Zach Paikin – January 31, 2012

Harper Government’s Looming Health Care Fiasco by Zach Paikin – January 31, 2012

CFN – In a speech given this past weekend in Vancouver, Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae took aim at Stephen Harper’s approach to Canadian federalism, citing the issue of health care as one example in which Harper’s Conservative government has adopted a non-collaborative approach. Rae’s comments are timely, particularly as our country’s health care system is at […]

Brampton Ontario hosts Creative Economy Summit – February 2, 2012

CFN – The Creative Economy Summit will promote awareness of the creative economy and Brampton’s role within it, educating participants and defining how it relates to our community in the business of the arts. Join us for a day featuring high-profile keynote speakers, such as CBC’s Jian Ghomeshi, along with President and CEO of Artscape Tim […]

New Project to Assist Break & Enter Victims in Stormont Dundas South Glengarry and Akwesasne – January 31, 2012

CFN– No one expects to be a Break and Enter (B&E) crime statistic.  It is very common for a victim of Break and Enter to experience many emotions, fears and stress as a result of this type of offence.  In partnership with Justice Canada, Victim Services of SDG&A with the support of local police services […]

The City of Cornwall Chokes Voices on Its Facebook Page – Deletions; Censorship – Is this Really 2012?

The City of Cornwall Chokes Voices on Its Facebook Page – Deletions; Censorship – Is this Really 2012?

CFN –  Cornwall Ontario fascinates me.  It’s part Twin Peaks; part Peyton Place, and full bore Cornwall.   Since founding the Cornwall Free News nearly three years ago the person I have dealt with the most has been Mr. Bob “Vienna Sausage” Peters with the Economic destruction Development department. Mr. Peters was the author of […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – the 411 on CFL’s (Compact Fluorescent Bulbs)

CFN– One of our Earth Matters’ followers sent a note asking if we could supply information about light bulbs as he wasn’t convinced that switching from Incandescent Light Bulbs to Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFL’s) was the best choice for his pocket book or the environment.  In writing this article we at Earth Matters hope to […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – They’re Back! MP’s return to Parliament Hill – January 30, 2012

CFN – With the House of Commons returning today we can expect a raucous session. Already the battle lines are forming as the opposition party’s line up to take shots at the Prime Minister over pension reform. Not since 1985 when Brian Mulroney stated that he would de-index Old Age Security (OAS) have we seen […]

Greening Sacred Spaces: A Conversation organized by Transition Cornwall + Sunday February 5 in Cornwall Ontario

CFN– People from local churches and faith communities are invited to come together to explore the connections between their spiritual beliefs and their responsibility towards planet earth. The meeting, entitled Greening Sacred Spaces: A Conversation, is organized by Transition Cornwall+ in partnership with the Cornwall Interfaith Partnership and Greening Sacred Spaces, a provincial interfaith program […]

Cracks Appearing in Government’s Northern Gateway Pipeline Proposal by Richard Komorowski – Jan 30, 2012

CFN – With the Harper Government now proceeding at full throttle to push through the Northern Gateway oil pipeline to supply China, an unexpected crack has appeared within the governing party’s ranks. Calgary West Ultra-Right Conservative MP Rob Anders is publicly questioning the proposal to sell Canadian “Ethical Oil” resources to non-ethical Communist China, despite Ezra Levant’s […]

ECO FARM DAY 2012 is back in Cornwall Ontario! February 25 & 26 at the Ramada Inn

CFN -Eco Farm Day is back for 2012!   It’s at the Ramada in Cornwall Ontario on February 25 & 26th! The theme of Eco Farm Day 2012 is “Vibrant Family Businesses in Organic Agriculture and Food”. In the current economic climate, the small business sector is the leading economic engine. Coupled with that, the organic […]

SHAME Fassbender & Mulligan Stunning – Movie Review by Jamie Gilcig – January 29, 2012

CFN – Shame is a stunningly bleak and hopeless movie.   It also is one of the best I’ve seen in the last year with not only stunning writing and direction; but truly magnificent performances by lead Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan,and Mr. Fassbender’s Penis. Director Steve McQueen doesn’t sugar coat life.  This movie is dark […]

Canadian Singer Songwriter Jadea Kelly in Morrisburg by Reg Coffey, January 29, 2012

    CFN – Jadea Kelly, an exciting new Canadian music talent is performing on the Vinyl Café at the Upper Canada Playhouse this weekend and I got a chance to interview her. Jadea is a lovely young lady as well as being very talented and just happens to be roommate with Melanie Brulee formerly […]

Shafia Family Convicted of Four Counts of First Degree Murder – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – January 29, 2012

Shafia Family Convicted of Four Counts of First Degree Murder – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – January 29, 2012

CFN –  Today a Canadian Jury and Judge have taken a stand that many will applaud. Zainab, (19), Sahar, (17), and Geeti, (13) Shafia , as well as Rona Amir Mohammad, 52, their father’s childless first wife in a polygamous marriage were found dead in a vehicle in Kingston Ontario. It was a strange case resulting […]

Russ Dwarf & the Killer Dwarfs BURN DOWN LA MAISON in Cornwall Ontario! January 28, 2012

CFN –  Gruesome weather couldn’t kill that Heavy Rock n Roll vibe in Cornwall Ontario as the Russ Dwarf and the Killer Dwarfs shook La Maison with people attending as far away as Ottawa. Cornwall’s Promoter Supremo, Jeff Brunet of Alkaline, sent in the following:   I’d would like to thank you all for braving […]

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Penny Rudderham visits El Macao Dominican Republic – Jan 28, 2012

CFN –  Penny Rudderham (Pennymakessense.ca) sent in this vacation photo that has this winter weary scribbler jealous! It’s our Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day!    You don’t have to be from Cornwall to send in your photo or video to us at info@cornwallfreenews.com From Penny:   One of the most breathtaking sceneries I […]

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