Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

LINK Cornwall City Councillor Elaine Macdonald is upset about Cornwall’s waste and wants to implement a Green Box program at a cost near $1 Million dollars per year. “If we’re going to cut down on our waste, that’s what we have to go to,” said MacDonald. “It’s a systemic change that we need.” I’m not […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Everyone’s Irish Today!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Everyone’s Irish Today!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! LINK TO WIKIPEDIA Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide by the those of Irish descent and increasingly by non-Irish people (usually in New Zealand and North America). Celebrations are generally themed around all things Irish and, by association, the colour green. Both Christians and non-Christians celebrate the secular version of […]

Huge fines for Four in tobacco busts

Four Individuals Fined $352,465 for Contraband Tobacco Ontario’s Tough Tobacco Tax Laws at Work TORONTO, March 13 /CNW/ – Four people were convicted and fined a total of $352,465 for Tobacco Tax Act offences in the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall, on January 22, 2009. The following individuals were found guilty of charges laid […]

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

LINK to Mike Peeling’s Story in the Standard Freeholder. I can tell you as someone who is looking for work in Cornwall the market is brutal; unless you’re a cronie of some politician 😉 What jobs there are, are low paying and nearly abusive.  I know one local company that besides paying minimum wage chips […]

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

LINK Claude McIntosh of the Standard Freeholder thinks a rematch between Guy Lauzon and Denis Sabourin is brewing. What do you think Cornwall?  In my opinion I think the change in the economy and a new Liberal leader could just be the ammo to give Mr. Lauzon a run for his money next election, that […]

Another dead wrestler found

Another dead wrestler found

LINK Andrew “Test” Martin, former WWE Wrestler was found dead in Florida Saturday.  He was 33. Police say Martin was dead when they arrived, but there was no indication of foul play. please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like us:

Marty Brodeur gets Win 551 as Habs woes continue

Marty Brodeur gets Win 551 as Habs woes continue

Giving up 48 shots in your home rink during a Play-Off drive is not the sign of a good team. There were some beacons of light.  The Habs were hitting more which was good and Halak gave another good performance other than one fluke goal, but again you can’t score if you don’t have the […]

Bailouts not always a good thing.

Bailouts not always a good thing.

It seems as though every industry wants a bailout.  I want one too, but sadly there is no applicable category I could apply for. The most successful bail out that comes to my mind was the one of Chrysler in the 80’s. Lee Iaococca had a plan. The former management was removed and the funds […]

NHL Scores and Round Up

NHL Scores and Round Up

BOXSCORES Busy night in the NHL. Boston beat Ottawa 5-3;  Buffalo stabs Florida 3-1; Marty Brodeur beat Phoenix 5-2 as he closes on Patrick Roy’s record gaining win number 550 ;  Washington capped Philly 2-1;  Columbus 4-3 over the Penguins in OT;  Calgary got 2 goals from Olli Jokenin to beat Detroit 6-5 on OT. […]

Quick Hits for Friday March 13

Quick Hits for Friday March 13

Over 35% of the World’s Wealth Gone Sleazy Bernie Off to Jail Companies Moving office to Switzerland to avoid taxes CDN Auto Deal not working – Ford Chrysler want further cuts Feds after Mrs. Madoff’s Loot Oil Nears $50 Barrel Ontario Leads Canada losing over 35,000 Jobs in February TD BANK predicts long deep recession […]

BC Cigarette Bust Linked to Cornwall

BC Cigarette Bust Linked to Cornwall

LINK Hey if you’re going to ship via Greyhound always pack securely. The cigarettes originated in Cornwall, Ontario. A 30-year-old Campbell River man was the intended recipient. The investigation began in March 2008 when a box was damaged while being transported by bus from Cornwall to Campbell River. Please visit our sponsors: Please follow and […]

Pink Dolphins and other oddities

Pink Dolphins and other oddities

Pink Dolphins and other animial oddities.   Click the photos to read the full stories.   Gotta love the side effects of damaging the enviorment…. Please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like us:

Stock Market Rallies – Sucker move or the Real Thing?

Stock Market Rallies – Sucker move or the Real Thing?

LINK Beware the Ides of March. The Stock Market has been shooting up this week.   Is it a true rally or simply big money driving the Market up before allowing it to collapse further? While stocks have fallen dramatically and there have been a few good buys overall I think the market has not hit […]

Local Burger King Restaurants sold to US Firm

Local Burger King Restaurants sold to US Firm

If you have ever eaten at Burger King here in Cornwall odds are it was owned by the Larry Keen Group; an Ontario firm that owns several restaurants. As of this month most of their restaurants have been sold to a large US firm specializing in food and hospitality. Recently area staff received letters that […]

More Cigarette Busts

Busy day for Tobacco busts in Cornwall. CORNWALL, ON, March 11 /CNW/ – A 36 year old male resident from Cornwall, Ontario faces a charge for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of the Excise Act 2001 after the vehicle he was travelling in was stopped by an officer from the […]

You know the economy is bad when Sesame Street has layoffs!

Ernie and Bert may end up on Pogey while Oscar the Grouch could be on Food Stamps in the US as the non profit Sesame Works Corporation had to lay off about 20% of its staff.    Rumors swirl that Miss Piggy has been sold to Maple Leaf Foods, but have not been confirmed… “After careful […]