Language Fairness Champion Howard Galganov takes next step in Campaign – EXCLUSIVE

Language Fairness Champion Howard Galganov takes next step in Campaign – EXCLUSIVE

  CFN – Regular readers of Cornwall Free News will recall our recent report detailing the South Stormont Council decision to, as one daily paper put it: “enshrine the status quo” with regards to acceptable languages on outdoor signs. Some French media outlets have been using a good deal of ink to put forth the notion that […]

LANGUAGE POLICE IN CORNWALL? & Alleged Whitewash During Cornwall Community Hospital Accreditation Site Visit

LANGUAGE POLICE IN CORNWALL?  & Alleged Whitewash During Cornwall Community Hospital Accreditation Site Visit

CFN – Bright and early last Monday morning, some members and supporters of the area’s Language Fairness for All group descended upon Cornwall Community Hospital in a demonstration designed to coincide with a three day hospital accreditation site visit. CCH Board Chairperson Helene Periard escorted the four member inspection team onto the site as the […]

Canada’s Minister of Official Languages, James Moore, Admits Official Bilingualism isn’t Working – EXCLUSIVE

Canada’s Minister of Official Languages, James Moore,  Admits Official Bilingualism isn’t Working – EXCLUSIVE

CFN – During Tuesday’s much-anticipated meeting on Parliament Hill between regional language rights advocates and Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, James Moore, reportedly Moore admitted that forcing bilingualism on Canada’s citizens simply isn’t working. In the words of meeting participant Beth Trudeau:  “He [Moore] confirmed that EVERY level of government has the […]

Stand up for your language rights! Howard Galganov to Appear Before South Stormont Council September 26, 2012

Stand up for your language rights!  Howard Galganov to Appear Before South Stormont Council September 26, 2012

This is history in the making and too important to pass up.  South Stormont Council anticipates raising the bar for Ontario and for the rest of Canada at its September 26th meeting.  Council will vote on a ground-breaking resolution to honour a section of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms by committing itself NEVER to infringe upon citizens right […]

Alexandria-Cornwall Ontario has newly ordained Bishop Marcel Damphousse by Don Smith

Alexandria-Cornwall Ontario has newly ordained Bishop Marcel Damphousse by Don Smith

Habemus opiscopus – we have a bishop! CFN– This afternoon at Alexandria’s magnificent St. Finnan’s Cathedral, in the presence of the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, the Most Reverend Pedro López Quintana (Titular Archbishop of Acropolis), the Reverend Marcel Damphousse was ordained as Bishop of the diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Principal Ordaining Archbishop Brendan O’Brien (Kingston) was […]

Apparent underground fire is cause for alarm in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith – August 29, 2012

Apparent underground fire is cause for alarm in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith – August 29, 2012

CFN – At about the supper hour today, a single fire truck was dispatched to the 300 block of Seventh Street West.  Home owners Vince and Rhonda Joubert were at work at the time, but returned home to investigate.  A neighbour to the east had been noticing a burning leaves smell since Monday and was advised today […]

Language Fairness demanded of people in Glass “House” in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

Language Fairness demanded of people in Glass “House” in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

CFN – This morning, symbolically standing in solidarity with non-Francophones in the neighbouring province of Quebec, some members of the area’s Language Fairness for All and the Ottawa-based Canadians for Language Fairness groups brought their latest Act of Activism to Cornwall’s Federal building on Water Street, across from the Civic Complex and Marina 200.  They […]