Did Former Teacher & SD&SG MPP Jim Brownell’s retirement Seal Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s future?

CFN – Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty finds himself with the highest approval rating in his province after the Liberal AGM with higher ratings that NDP’s Andrea Horvath and the poor Conservatives who at this point must be looking for a dark hole to dump the political corpse of Tim Hudak into. However he himself is… Continue reading Did Former Teacher & SD&SG MPP Jim Brownell’s retirement Seal Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s future?

Ernie Slump – Western Separatist Shouts Out at Ontario & Quebec – Letter to the Editor

Free Speech and being debt free belong on the same page.   Now that the folks in the Cornwall region have launched their initiative for language fairness–please forward my compliments. I was a founder and builder of the federal Reform Party in Osoyoos, BC– the Okanagan town on the border with Washington State.–The BC Reform Party was… Continue reading Ernie Slump – Western Separatist Shouts Out at Ontario & Quebec – Letter to the Editor

Tracy-Lynn Chisholm & Emily Macleod open OBO Studios in Time for Apple & Arts Tour in Cornwall Ontario

CFN – While checking out some of the art tour in Cornwall Ontario I stopped by OBO Studio which was just created by Tracy-Lynn Chisholm & Emily MacLeod, two area artists that have taken part of the second floor of the old Standard Free Holder building and turned it into a studio and workshop! A… Continue reading Tracy-Lynn Chisholm & Emily Macleod open OBO Studios in Time for Apple & Arts Tour in Cornwall Ontario

You Can’t Take the Risk Out of War by Craig Carter Edwards – September 29, 2012

“The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword.” –          Ned Stark, Game of Thrones   CFN – Unmanned, remotely operated drones are the new craze in military toys.  They are excellent for both intelligence gathering and combat; they also remove any direct human risk for their operators.  Unlike the bomber planes used in World War II, drone… Continue reading You Can’t Take the Risk Out of War by Craig Carter Edwards – September 29, 2012

Your Cornwall Free News Photos of the Day – Fall Colours by Calvin Hanson

CFN – Calvin Hanson has captured some images of the Fall and a very special pic of some pumpkins as my favorite holiday of the year inches closer!   Mr. Hanson snapped these shots at the Cornwall Harvest store! These are your Cornwall Free News Photos of the day! To share your photo or video… Continue reading Your Cornwall Free News Photos of the Day – Fall Colours by Calvin Hanson

Another Car Crash at Second East & Belmont in Cornwall Ontario – Friday September 28, 2012

CFN – Another car crash marred the 2nd & Belmont interchange in Cornwall Ontario –   Resident Todd Lauzon sent in these photos.   It’s been the fourth accident he’s seen at this corner in his one year of living there.   One person was reported to be taken away via ambulance. “Why do idiots… Continue reading Another Car Crash at Second East & Belmont in Cornwall Ontario – Friday September 28, 2012

MP Guy Lauzon Hides from Language Rights – Votes to Support Failed Motion 312 to Open Abortion Debate

CFN – For someone that is alleged to shy away from controversy as was claimed last night by Howard Galganov at South Stormont Council SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon had no problem supporting Motion 312 which would’ve opened up debate on Abortion. Guy Lauzon Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry, ON Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by 658 people… Continue reading MP Guy Lauzon Hides from Language Rights – Votes to Support Failed Motion 312 to Open Abortion Debate

South Stormont Historic Vote to Support Charter & Allow Language of Choice on Commercial Signs ! HD VIDEO

CFN – It was an historic and emotional night at South Stormont Ontario Council.    After a near 20 minute presentation from language activist Howard Galganov council voted unanimously to pass a new by law that categorically states that in South Stormont Ontario businesses can put any language they wish on their signs. Galganov recent battles in… Continue reading South Stormont Historic Vote to Support Charter & Allow Language of Choice on Commercial Signs ! HD VIDEO

SDSG MPP Jim McDonell Offers Unreserved Apology to Bnai Brith Over Nazi Comments at Queen’s Park

CFN – SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell seems to have got it right this time. No press conference or announcement, but a second and more acceptable apology was given to Frank Dimant of the  Bnai Brith by the MPP after a storm was whipped up over his statement at Queen’s Park and then banal explanation sorta… Continue reading SDSG MPP Jim McDonell Offers Unreserved Apology to Bnai Brith Over Nazi Comments at Queen’s Park

Justin Trudeau to Go – Can he Trigger a Unite the Centre Move? September 26, 2012

CFN – Justin Trudeau according to media reports this morning will be announcing his leadership bid for the Liberal Party of Canada.   It’s not a surprise.  What will be surprising will be the results. It won’t be a coronation; but pretty darn close.  Some names will toss their hats into the ring and there… Continue reading Justin Trudeau to Go – Can he Trigger a Unite the Centre Move? September 26, 2012

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Do you Co-Flourish? September 26, 2012

CFN – Do you see your surroundings as your community?  Do you feel connected to that spider who has taken up residence on your front porch or the tree in your backyard? “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we… Continue reading Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Do you Co-Flourish? September 26, 2012

LANGUAGE POLICE IN CORNWALL? & Alleged Whitewash During Cornwall Community Hospital Accreditation Site Visit

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CFN – Bright and early last Monday morning, some members and supporters of the area’s Language Fairness for All group descended upon Cornwall Community Hospital in a demonstration designed to coincide with a three day hospital accreditation site visit. CCH Board Chairperson Helene Periard escorted the four member inspection team onto the site as the… Continue reading LANGUAGE POLICE IN CORNWALL? & Alleged Whitewash During Cornwall Community Hospital Accreditation Site Visit

HMCS Ville de Quebec Arrives for Stop in Cornwall Ontario – September 25, 2012

CFN – No, the Canadian Navy did not invade Cornwall Ontario Tuesday morning, but the frigate HMCS Ville de Quebec arrived at 11 a.m.. Andre Rivette, acting mayor, welcomed the ship.  Grand Chief Mitchell of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne was there too. The  HMCS Charlottetown, a sister ship as a Halifax-class frigate, visited Cornwall… Continue reading HMCS Ville de Quebec Arrives for Stop in Cornwall Ontario – September 25, 2012

Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Fall Mums from Photographer Calvin Hansen

CFN–  This amazing photograph is from area photographer Calvin Hansen.   His shot of “Fall Mums” will hopefully brighten your day as well as it did mine! You don’t have to be from Cornwall to submit your photo or video of the day.  Email them to us at info@cornwallfreenews.com And if you see news happen… Continue reading Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Fall Mums from Photographer Calvin Hansen

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View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Eric Grenier’s Piece on S31’s – September 25, 2012

CFN – Eric Grenier has tabulated that Members Statements in the House of Commons under Standing Order 31 or simply SO 31s as we normally refer to them are considerably more partisan than in the past. Eric put together an interesting piece that highlights this and points the finger at the Harper Tories as the… Continue reading View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Eric Grenier’s Piece on S31’s – September 25, 2012

City Council Attempt to Jiggle the Population Numbers of Cornwall Ontario Rebuked by Province – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Cornwall Ontario City Council’s concept to fool the public into thinking that it’d finally grew some population by simply changing their signs to accommodate area population was rejected by the Province.  Led by one of their most disconnected councilors, Syd Gardiner, the concept was to just add in areas; maybe why not Ottawa or Kingston… Continue reading City Council Attempt to Jiggle the Population Numbers of Cornwall Ontario Rebuked by Province – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

FATALITY – Jasmine Morris, Colin Joseph Geddis – DRIVER CHARGED – Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday September 24, 2012

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CFN–  Following an ongoing investigation in connection with a fatal motor vehicle collision, which occurred 23Sept12 on McCormick Road, North Glengarry Township, SD&G OPP have charged the driver of the vehicle involved. Kevin MENARD (25yrs old of South Glengarry Township) faces two charges of: – Dangerous Operation Causing Death – Motor Vehicle. He is scheduled to… Continue reading FATALITY – Jasmine Morris, Colin Joseph Geddis – DRIVER CHARGED – Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday September 24, 2012

10,000,000 Plus reasons why you should be advertising on The Cornwall Free News – September 2012 Numbers!

CFN –  I can’t believe September is almost over!   It’s been a totally crazy month and is always one of my faves! It’s also the time to have your business, service, event, or organization noticed and there is no better value or place for you to accomplish your goals than on the Cornwall Free News,… Continue reading 10,000,000 Plus reasons why you should be advertising on The Cornwall Free News – September 2012 Numbers!