Latest Tobacco Busts – September 17th 2009

Latest Tobacco Busts – September 17th 2009

Busy week for the Tobacco Police.  11 incidents reported.   RCMP report: “The following details are seizures from September 10th to September 17th.  A total of 9,450 cartons/resealable bags of contraband cigarettes, 302 kilograms of fine cut tobacco, 8 vehicles, 1 boat and 1 trailer were seized.  A total of 10 people were arrested of which […]

Hand Sanitizer and Body Bags – Government preps for Swine Flu in the North

Hand Sanitizer and Body Bags – Government preps for Swine Flu in the North

Canada’s Health Department shipped supplies to help deal with the swine flu for several far off Native Reserves;   its’ one thing to include sanitizer and medicines, but for some reason large amounts of body bags were included. This totally bizarre bit of news hit The Drudge Report today shining the world’s news eye on our […]

Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Komorowski’s Korner – Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?

Smart Meters – Will they kill Small Business?  As we have discussed, the idea of Smart Meters is to encourage less daytime, i.e. peak, electricity consumption, in order to balance the electrical supply and demand throughout the province. This way, there will be less of a need to build new, expensive generating stations, and highly […]

Block Buster Closing over 10% of their Stores – 900+ Lights go Dim

Block Buster Closing over 10% of their Stores – 900+ Lights go Dim

L I N K The story doesn’t talk much about Canada where we don’t see many Red Boxes although there is a .99 DVD rental store on 4th and Marlborough. “The brick-and-mortar company has struggled to reposition itself while fending off increasing competition from Redbox, which rents films for $1 per night at automated kiosks, […]

Is lying to the public at a party level good politics? Pinocchio Harper at work and play.

Is lying to the public at a party level good politics?  Pinocchio Harper at work and play.

I just shake my head as I read this stuff.   www.conservative.ca The first thing you see when you go to Mr Harper’s website are attack ads graphically displayed. A click away you can participate in something called https://mycampaign.conservative.ca/ Where Mr. Harper and his team will actually instruct you to perpetuate lies to the media by […]

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP?? Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

So What Would you do to keep your seat if you were a MP??  Elections are good for the Economy – 2009 Federal Election

Politics are a blood sport.    They are not for the squeamish.   We don’t really want honest politicians.  We don’t want fair politicians.  We want our politician’s to serve our best interest.  We want our MP to bring Jobs and prosperity to our riding; even if it’s at the loss of another community. This is human […]

We’re now on Facebook – we capitulate :) Cornwall Freenews

We’re now on Facebook – we capitulate :) Cornwall Freenews

Yes, you can find us now on Facebook under Cornwall Freenews After listening to Bob Peters say that Facebook tripled the traffic to www.choosecornwall.ca we figured we should jump on the bandwagon too! What do you think Cornwall?   Do you Facebook?  We’re cwfnews on Twitter as well although we don’t tweet as much as we […]

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

So what happened to those Call Centre Jobs?

Do you know anyone that got a job at the new Government Call Centre?   Even as a janitor?   All that talk; all that improvement, pointing to the government website only to not see the posting. Were the jobs all gobbled up by government employees from Ottawa? Email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com if you know […]

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

So who the heck is running Akwesasne?

I’ve spent a lot of time covering the Bridge Crisis this year.   The more I talk to people the less I understand on the Island and I have an above average IQ even if I can’t spell worth squat. We have the Mohawk people, who some Mohawk people claim are not really Mohawks, but Iroquois.   […]

Actor Patrick Swayze Passes Away at 57 SEPTERMBER 14, 2009

Actor Patrick Swayze Passes Away at 57 SEPTERMBER 14, 2009

I hate having to write Obits like this.    A lot of folks will watch the Movie “Ghost” this week.  Dirty Dancing too, and maybe a few will watch Road House or Red Dawn. Patrick Swayze lost his battle to Pancreatic Cancer sadly yesterday at his home in Los Angeles 20 months after being diagnosed. TRIBUTE […]