The Financial Page

Here is a list of interesting bits from the news as I am hearing a lot of people over enthusiastic about the economy recovering. While we do have things a bit better in Canada than in the US or other parts of the world the recession is still there and its impact is most likely […]

CITY POOLS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

According to Cornwall City Councilor Dennis Carr the city can save an awful lot of money by closing area pools that just aren’t being used enough any longer.   L I N K “Last year, the city budgeted $555,639 to run the aging outdoor pools and recorded a total of 13,815 visits. That works out to […]

Grant vs MacDonald – Kilger separates the boys – Flagpole Blues for Cornwall’s Francophone Community

A weird and wooly night at Cornwall City Council and I left early! The main event was the final decision over Le Monuement de la Francophonie.  The Richelieu Club wanted an 80 foot flag pole over a monument to honor the contributions of the Francophone community in Cornwall; specifically at Lamoureux Park. (LINK) I personally […]

Bridge Open for today – Trap or Solution?

I personally was very disturbed to read about the bridge being open this morning. Not that I don’t want the bridge open, but in the manner that it was done. To arbitrarily take action like this without consulting the MCA to me is just wrong if that’s what happened as reported here. It’s upping the […]

Bruno # 1 at the Box Office

Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie BRUNO came in #1 at the Box Office this weekend followed by ICE AGE: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, TRANSFORMERS Revenge of the Fallen, Johnny Depp’s John Dillenger flick PUBLIC ENEMIES, and The Proposal. What did you see at the movies this weekend Cornwall? please visit our sponsors:

QUICK HITS

QUICK HITS

Here are your Local and World Quick Hits for Friday July 10, 2009  Just click the links to go to the full stories. PILL TO ADD 20 YEARS TO YOUR LIFE! Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald’s Stink MADOFF DOESN’T APPEAL 150 YEAR SENTENCE Montreal’s Shell Refinery on the Block Border Guards Want Off Akwesasne Claude states […]

Amanda Marshall – Cornwall Virgin Lifts Off!

Man that girl has some pipes on her!   A very full audience got a vocal treat last night as Amanda Marshall took the stage on night one of Lift Off! She didn’t disappoint as she opened the vault and we all were treated to a very special FM moment.  The moon was full and Amanda […]

PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

I still think the bridge will be open by August 1 🙂  Hopefully today’s meeting in Ottawa will help inch things forward. AKWESASNE LEADERS REPORT ON JULY 7TH MEETING WITH CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY AKWESASNE —For the second time in one week, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell and District Chiefs met with […]

Election Drums – MP not to run again?

I am hearing rumors that our current sitting MP will not run for the Conservatives in the next election?  We’re trying to track down a conclusive answer to that one. The other parties are ramping up in preparation for a fall election. LINK  Harper Government Dares Opposition to Call an Election “Let the opposition parties […]

Akwesasne / Cornwall Bridge UPDATE

Akwesasne / Cornwall Bridge UPDATE

It looks like things are inching forward and unjamming as I write this today. Several articles in the media and reports I am hearing am showing that the change in Grand Chief and the Harper Government are helping a framework be created that will address some of the key issues for both sides without impacting […]

HABS very Busy SIGN Camallieri GILL Spacek GIONTA – KOMISERIK a LEAF!

HABS very Busy SIGN Camallieri GILL Spacek GIONTA – KOMISERIK a LEAF!

Boy was Bob Gainey a busy GM signing the most players on the first day of Free Agency.   He may have hired a French Canadian head coach, Hamiliton coach, and 1st Round pick, but his signings were all lumbering non-francophones. The big signings were MIKE CAMMALLERI for $6 Million per year and BRIAN GIONTA […]