Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday January 7, 2013

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday January 7, 2013

WARRANT               Cornwall, ON- A 17-year-old Ottawa youth was arrested on January 4th, 2013 under the strength of an outstanding warrant. It is alleged that on November 15th, 2012 the youth failed to attend the police station for fingerprints and a warrant was issued. The youth turn himself in to police and was held in […]

Is Tim Hudak Electable? Craig Carter Edwards – January 6, 2013

Is Tim Hudak Electable?  Craig Carter Edwards – January 6, 2013

CFN  – “Many Ontarians, including some of his own Progressive Conservatives, dismiss Tim Hudak as unelectable based on his dismal first campaign as leader.” Hudak has made it clear he’s looking for a fight. Good for him for finally shedding any attempt at sheep’s clothing – he’s going for broke with an aggressively conservative plan […]

Idle No More Border Peaceful Blockade in Akwesasne by Don Smith – January 5, 2013

Idle No More Border Peaceful Blockade in Akwesasne by Don Smith – January 5, 2013

CFN – As was anticipated to be the case at several U.S./Canada borders today, the Idle No More movement, known as the Turtle Island Movement to some, demonstrated along the International border that passes through the Akwesasne Mohawk territory between Cornwall and Rooseveltown.  Estimates of the crowd size vary, but average around 1,000 participants including […]

Over 1,000 Protest Idle No More From Akwesasne Over the Seaway International Bridge in Cornwall Ontario – January 5, 2013

Over 1,000 Protest Idle No More From Akwesasne Over the Seaway International Bridge in Cornwall Ontario – January 5, 2013

CFN – Over 1.000 peaceful protesters walked through Akwesasne and over the Seaway International Bridge to Cornwall Ontario on a beautiful sunny Saturday. The National Idle No More protest hit our area against Bill C 45 and in support of Chief Theresa Spence and her hunger strike. No incidents were reported. Protesters heading back over […]

Spirits in Unity Column 29 – A Christmas Story Introduction by Garry “Horsetalker” Meek

Spirits in Unity Column 29 – A Christmas Story Introduction by Garry “Horsetalker” Meek

CFN – This Column of “Spirits in Unity” is being published by CFN for the community of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry. Thanks to all those who have approached me to say that they enjoy reading this column. Knowing that someone is reading the column encourages me to keep writing about my learning experience with horsemanship. […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Stephen Harper Idle No More – Set to meet First Nations Leaders January 11, 2013

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Stephen Harper Idle No More – Set to meet First Nations Leaders January 11, 2013

CFN – The Prime Minister’s announcement today that he will be meeting with First Nations leaders on January 11th sets the stage for discussions that can provide meaningful progress on First Nations issues. It was not an unexpected move as both the government and the AFN need to limit the growth of the “Idle No More” […]

Cornwall Police Traffic Alert for Idle No More March Across Seaway International Bridge – Akwesasne – January 5, 2013

Cornwall Police Traffic Alert for Idle No More March Across Seaway International Bridge – Akwesasne – January 5, 2013

CFN –  The Cornwall Police are warning the public about the Idle No More March across the Seaway International Bridge Saturday January 5th starting at approximately 10 AM. IDLE NO MORE PROTEST ACTIVITY   Cornwall, ON- On Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at approximately 10:00 a.m., an Idle No More Protest Activity will be taking place […]

Cornwall Ontario Lawyer & City Councilor Bernadette Clement gets nod as Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention Co-Chair

Cornwall Ontario Lawyer & City Councilor Bernadette Clement gets nod as Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention Co-Chair

CFN – I had a chance to sit down with Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement and talk about her new gig as Co-Chair of the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention. A mighty honour indeed, and something for Cornwallites to be proud of. We also talked about the buzz that she herself will be the candidate […]

Colleen Carter of Lancaster Ontario Wants More Done to Help Hearing Impaired Seniors

Colleen Carter of Lancaster Ontario Wants More Done to Help Hearing Impaired Seniors

Each and everyday we should count our blessings, particularly when we can communicate with friends and family. There are however many who do not have this privilege. They are our elderly seniors living in retirement homes with little to no financial aid.  They are the hearing impaired.   Their daily lives are wrapped in silence, unable […]

All Things Food – Student Nutrition Local Food Connections Event – Wednesday, January 30 2013

All Things Food – Student Nutrition Local Food Connections Event – Wednesday, January 30 2013

CFN – Local farmers, co-ops, food businesses, distributors and Student Nutrition  providers will gather at the first-ever Student Nutrition – Local Food Connections event on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 starting at 9 a.m. at South Nation Conservation, Finch.   This free event will kick off with an introduction to Student Nutrition Programming in Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry (“Healthy Eating for Better […]

Stephen Harper & Thomas Mulcair Duck Attawapiskat Chief Spence – It’s All About Money – by Jamie Gilcig

Stephen Harper & Thomas Mulcair Duck Attawapiskat Chief Spence – It’s All About Money – by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I remember my first year with CFN.   I asked all the leaders of Federal parties for an interview.   Elizabeth May kindly granted me some time.  The late Jack Layton called me at home personally for an awesome interview.   Michael Ignatieff’s people couldn’t be bothered to return two requests, but Stephen […]