Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne? Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne?  Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By establishing individual property rights, the Westbank First Nation in British Columbia’s southern Interior has become entrepreneurial and prosperous, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Westbank has created an environment where band members can create wealth that benefits both the […]

Pair Nailed For Cocaine, Nailed Again Two Days Later Near Brockville #OPP 091619

Pair Nailed For Cocaine, Nailed Again Two Days Later Near Brockville #OPP 091619

On September 13, 2019, the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a motor vehicle at a RIDE check, located at the intersection of County Road 26 and County Road 15, in Augusta Township. At the check, officer’s arrested 2 males for possession of cocaine.  Kevin Richards, age 32, of Brockville and Kurt Nelson, age […]

Jason Stuart: SHUT UP, I’M TALKING! A true Survivor in Hollywood BOOK REVIEW by Marshall Kruger 091619

Jason Stuart: SHUT UP, I’M TALKING! A true Survivor in Hollywood BOOK REVIEW by Marshall Kruger 091619

Michael Musto says, “If there’s ever a museum for gay comic/actors navigating their way through show biz, Jason Stuart would have to curate it”.  Everybody who knows Jason, knows he is hilarious, but not everybody knows that he has been a true pioneer in the worlds of stand-up and LGBTQ representation. And now, as it turns […]

Busy Weekend for Cornwall Police #CPS Blotter 091619

Busy Weekend for Cornwall Police #CPS Blotter 091619

HARASSING COMMUNICATIONS Cornwall, ON – A 38-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested on September 13th, 2019 and charged with harassing communications. It is alleged throughout September, the woman had repeatedly sent messages to her ex-boyfriend, despite being warned not to contact him by police. An investigation ensued and on September 13th, 2019, she was taken into […]

BREAKING Court House Evacuation in Cornwall Ontario SEPT 16, 2019 WILL UPDATE

BREAKING Court House Evacuation in Cornwall Ontario SEPT 16, 2019 WILL UPDATE

The Provincial Courthouse at 29 Second Street West, was evacuated when fire alarms sounded at approximately 11:00 a.m., Monday 16 Sep 2019. Several apparatus from both Fire Stations were on the scene, and firefighters were in and out, and on the rooftop, inspecting the building. A number of Cornwall and Ontario Provincial Police were around […]

Cornwall Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement Calls Special Council Meeting After Hot Reaction to Wood Fire Pit Burn Ban. By Jamie Gilcig 091319

Cornwall Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement Calls Special Council Meeting After Hot Reaction to Wood Fire Pit Burn Ban. By Jamie Gilcig 091319

Flipper Clement blinked fast after huge amounts of public backlash for the utterly unprofessional and backwards circus this past week that saw her council vote 8-3 in favor of banning back yard wood fire pits and chimeneas. In what clearly is a by law issue she and her council continued their rampage of curtailing people’s […]

Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate? By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate?  By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Justin Trudeau skipped the first leadership debate. It’s a sign of how bad things are in Canadian Politics and the protection of our Democracy. That he didn’t finish last even though he didn’t attend says a lot. Andrew Scheer did better than this writer expected. His people got him to grin less, and he was […]

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Friday September 13, 2019 #CPS

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Friday September 13, 2019 #CPS

MISCHIEF UNDER $5000, BREACH YOUTH PROBATION Cornwall, ON – A 19-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on September 12th, 2019 and charged with mischief under $5000 and breach of youth probation. It is alleged while attending a McConnell Avenue facility on August 29th, the man punched a hand sanitizer dispenser, causing damage to the device. Police […]

MICHAEL BEDARD Charged w Sexual Assault in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 091219 #CPS

MICHAEL BEDARD Charged w Sexual Assault in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 091219 #CPS

DOMESTIC THREATS Cornwall, ON – A 33-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on September 11th, 2019 and charged with domestic threats. It is alleged the man threatened to kill his common-law-wife and police were contacted to investigate. On September 11th, 2019, he was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on October […]

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner? By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner?  By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Doug Ford is in the cat seat right now. With an expected Trudeau Minority win he just has to glide through this election without tipping the pot. While he’s come on hard early in his Ontario mandate, he’s also shown a willingness to reconsider positions and govern the province, and not just his party, which […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Alzheimer Month & Tiger Tales! 091119

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Alzheimer Month & Tiger Tales! 091119

The Alzheimer Society is having a month long campaign to fundraise as September 21st is World Alzheimer Day. They are using the “hashtag” #GoBlueForAlz and asking people to wear blue, take a photo and send it to the Alzheimer Society to promote their campaign and help create a welcoming community for dementia. Check out their […]

Party Time in le Village Ends up in Gun, Coke, Dangerous Driving & Meth Bust in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 091119 #CPS

Party Time in le Village Ends up in Gun, Coke, Dangerous Driving  & Meth Bust in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 091119 #CPS

WARRANT Cornwall, ON – Vivyen Morin, 26, of Cornwall was arrested on September 10th, 2010 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the woman failed to attend court on August 8th, 2019 for a theft offence and a warrant was issued for her arrest. On September 10th, 2019, she was taken into custody […]

2 Transport Collision Closes Road Near Boundary & 401 in Cornwall Ontario WILL UPDATE 091119

2 Transport Collision Closes Road Near Boundary & 401 in Cornwall Ontario WILL UPDATE 091119

Cornwall, ON – On September 10th, 2019 at approximately 9:35 pm, the Cornwall Police Service (CPS) was called to investigate a motor vehicle collision in the area of Boundary Road and the Highway 401 overpass. The collision involved two transport trucks and no serious injuries were sustained as a result of the collision. Due to […]

Cornwall Woman Charged After Beverage Cup Assault POLICE BLOTTER 091019 #CPS

Cornwall Woman Charged After Beverage Cup Assault POLICE BLOTTER 091019 #CPS

WARRANT Cornwall, ON – Justin Pawis-Lepage, 27, of Cornwall was arrested on September 9th, 2019 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the man failed to attend court on August 22nd, 2019 for a breach offence and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On September 9th, 2019 the man was taken into […]

Petition to Rescind The New Back Yard Fire Ban by the City of Cornwall Council 091019

Petition to Rescind The New Back Yard Fire Ban by the City of Cornwall Council 091019

The banning of wood backyard fires is a hot topic in the River City. ( I know…I just had to!) Seriously though, now is your chance to sign our simple petition below. (Please note that it may take awhile for your signature to show up.) We are opening viewer comments for this if you sign […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – The Silly Season Attack Ads, Fake News & More are Upon Us 091019

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – The Silly Season Attack Ads, Fake News & More are Upon Us 091019

The silly season has arrived. Normally I would reserve that for the so called “news reports” we receive over the summer, but there is an election on October 19th. Party war rooms are already hard at work, with coffee drenched staffers pouring out hundreds of Twitter tweets, smack downs and stupid comments daily. Gone are […]

Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement & Council Vote Against Backyard Wood Fire Pits in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 091019

Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement & Council Vote Against Backyard Wood Fire Pits in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 091019

Thee’s nothing like the crackle of real wood in a chimenea or wood pit. With no real cultural activity in the city other than cover bands and drag nights, weekend fires are a chance for friends and family to enjoy some time together. Some of the best nights I’ve had in this city were around […]

Man Charged After Pointing Pellet Gun @ Delivery Person in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 090919 #CPS

Man Charged After Pointing Pellet Gun @ Delivery Person in Cornwall POLICE BLOTTER 090919 #CPS

POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR A DANGEROUS PURPOSE, PERSONATION TO AVOID ARREST, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Marcus Vezina, 28, of Cornwall was arrested on September 6th, 2019 and charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, as well as personation to avoid arrest. He was also charged with breach of recognizance for failing […]