Applications for Summer Company 2011 Now Being Accepted – January 18, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre (CBEC) is now accepting applications for Summer Company 2011. Students between the ages of 15-29 years who are interested in learning more about business could receive up to $3,000 to start their own business. Summer Company is a program sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Development and […]

Akwesasne Warriors Invade Cornwall Ontario – Saturday January 22, 8 PM at the Civic Complex – Federal Hockey Debut for Seaway City

Cornwall ON – The Akwesasne Warriors invade Cornwall Saturday night for a rare game January 22nd, at 8 PM as the Danbury Wolves come to town! The Federal Hockey League Leaders sit atop the standings and are giving their Cornwall fans a treat by coming to them instead of their local fans going to them! […]

Cornwall and Regional Writers Society Meeting Monday January 17th at 6:15 PM in Cornwall Ontario Public Library

Cornwall ON – If you love to write this group is for you if you’re in the Cornwall area.   From novices to the more experienced there’s nothing like being in a room full of creative people to get you going in the right direction. Here is a blurb from Lorna Foreman whom you can contact […]

Media Sales Consultants Wanted – Community Correspondents too! Contact The Cornwall Free News Today! – January 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – We’re growing again!   The Cornwall Free News is looking for Media Sales Consultants in the Eastern Ontario Region.    Perfect part time job; especially for a retired person that still wants to stay extra active in the community.   Flexible hours; low stress fun position! We pay the absolute highest commission […]

City of Cornwall Police Community Consultation Meetings – English: January 24th, 25th, & 31st – Francais le 25 Janvier

Cornwall ON – As you may have heard, the Cornwall Community Police Service Board is currently developing its Strategic and Business Plan for the next three years. This is a partnership activity between the Police Service and our community that will set the broad directions for the future of policing in Cornwall. As part of our consultation process […]

On Call by Vanessa Carter – New Year’s Resolutions! Sponsored by Pommier Jewellers – January 14, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Ottawa ON – Today is January 14th, 2011. Another year has gone by & a new New Year’s resolution is made. I am now back to school for my last semester of in-class courses!!! It is most definitely the home-stretch as I am really anxious & excited to get started in the clinical setting; although, […]

Is it Time for More Severe Hand Gun Control? We ask Cornwall Ontario Chief of Police Mr. Dan Parkinson – January 13, 2011

Is it Time for More Severe Hand Gun Control?  We ask Cornwall Ontario Chief of Police Mr. Dan Parkinson – January 13, 2011

Cornwall ON – We live in a country where Gun Control is sadly a political issue instead of a safety issue.  It’s not as bad as in the US, but after the Jared Lee Loughner incident in Tucson Arizona this week I had the opportunity to sit down with the Cornwall Ontario Chief of Police; […]

The Cornwall Free News Welcomes its Newest Columnist, Ms Alyssa Blais, managing director of the Agapè Centre – January 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –  The Agapè Centre has a new Executive director, and the Cornwall Free News has a new columnist! Alyssa Blais has been very busy since taking over the reins of the Charity with a lot on its plate.   From its food bank to services to its clients and being there in our […]

City Council HD Video Recap for Monday January 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I don’t always get to report on some issues at city council here in Cornwall.  Time, urgency, sleep, and other distractions so I thought I’d share some of the video highlights from this week’s city council in Cornwall with you that didn’t get covered. You can always check out our full library […]

Cornwall and District Immigrant Services Agency (CDISA) will be closing its doors on March 31st, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – After 18 years serving the Cornwall community, the Cornwall and District Immigrant Services Agency (CDISA) will be closing its doors on March 31st, 2011. This has been an extremely difficult decision for the Board of CDISA to reach. Since its origins, CDISA has been a grassroots organization building its programs based on the needs of […]

The $14,000 Debate on Lost Ice Time Rental Cancellation Fee for The Benson Centre – January 11, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Message to Cornwall Ontario City Council.   You’ve spent $35M plus on the new Benson centre.   Let’s make sure people pay their fair share to use it and let’s make sure that everyone gets equal access to this monster. Cornwall City Council argued last night about user fee cancellation policy.   […]

The Political Round Table Starts at 9:00 AM Tuesday January 11, 2011 – I make a political announcement and we talk Gun Control! Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Click my pic on the left to listen LIVE to The Political Round Table; Tuesday morning starting at 9 AM on! Pundits Denis Sabourin and Joe Gunn join me and at 9;45 View From the Hill Columnist Keith Beardsley pops in before we turn the airwaves over to you! This upcoming […]

Caisse Pop Presents $1800 cheque to Karen Turchetto of United Way SD&G – January 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – It was happy days for the United way as  M.Denis Beaudry, general manager presented a cheque for $1800 to Karen Turchetto, executive director of United Way for SD&G . It was another good year for the United Way in Cornwall as they exceeded their goal for 2010! If you have news regarding […]

The Cornwall Free News is Proud to Welcome our Latest Columnist; Gabriel Riviere Reid – January 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – We’re proud to welcome Gabriel Riviere-Reid as a new columnist on The Cornwall Free News.   It’s amazing when you can reach out and find bright articulate people, and we want to give them a platform because they are our present, and our future. Their voices count and matter as I’m sure […]

Tribute to Denise Vernier from The SDG Coalition for Social Justice – January 9, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – We received the following release from the SDG Coalition for Social Justice co-chair Lori Taylor: “On behalf of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG)Coalition for Social Justice, I would like to extend our condolences to Denise Vernier’s family and friends.  Denise was an active member of the Coalition for Social Justice and we […]

Franco-Bistro at King Georges Restaurant in Cornwall Ontario Fills the House! January 7, 2011

Cornwall ON – It was a packed house at The King Georges Restaurant in Cornwall Ontario Friday night as young talent got an opportunity to perform. MPP Jim Brownell even was in attendance along with former city councilor Mark Macdonald. This was the press release we received on the event. L’année 2011 commence en fureur […]

Employment Looking Better For Ontario as 2011 gets Rolling! (UPDATED) Statscan Numbers with Quotes from Minister Dwight Duncan and Roger Sauvé – January 7, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – An interesting mix of data came across my desk today regarding unemployment in Ontario and Cornwall.   There’s some good and some bad news, but ultimately we’re doing great considering the world economy and especially that of our neighbors to the south! First off our regular Economist Roger Sauvé checked in with […]