Cornwall Standard Free Holder Doesn’t want public discussion of Seaway International Bridge Crisis on their Website AKWESASNE

Cornwall Standard Free Holder Doesn’t want public discussion of Seaway International Bridge Crisis on their Website AKWESASNE

L I N K NOTE:   “The Standard-Freeholder has chosen to disable the comments feature on this story because reader comments have often shown the potential to be legally problematic for the newspaper as it pertains to this issue, particularly as they pertain to libel law. If you would like to share your thoughts about the […]

Bernadette Clément on The Seaway Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne

Bernadette Clément on The Seaway Bridge Crisis – Akwesasne

Cornwall City Councilor and Liberal Party of Canada’s next Federal Candidate for SD&G Bernadette Clément sent in this comment regarding this weekends actions and bridge closure. “From the very beginning, the lack of respectful and effective dialogue has made matters more difficult. “Our community is rightly worried about the future of the border crossing.   We […]

We Apologize for some Down Time Today – Site Upgrades

We  Apologize for some Down Time Today – Site Upgrades

Hi Everyone,  we received some worried calls.  Sorry, we had a site upgrade which had been scheduled for earlier in the morning but happened during the morning rush! We’re fine and quite safe as we have one of the largest internet hosts in the industry.  Thank you for the calls and emails of concerns though. […]

2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow Round Up

2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow Round Up

I just got the wrap up in from Bonnie Mitchell.  Congrats & Kudos from all at The Cornwall Free News to everyone involved for putting on a super event in our community and area! She:kon and Greetings! Though the sound of the powerful powwow drum has faded into the past, we would like to take […]

We’ve added a Category for Akwesasne

We’ve added a Category for Akwesasne

We decided that with Akwesasne being so close to Cornwall and its life impacting our city as much as it does to add a Category just for Akwesasne.    Whether it’s the Bridge Crisis, the Pow Wow or some of the more interesting subjects we don’t get to cover enough we decided to create a spot […]

BREAKING NEWS – INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CLOSED Cornwall Ontario Akwesasne

BREAKING NEWS – INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CLOSED Cornwall Ontario Akwesasne

Cornwall Ontario –  The entrance to the International bridge to Akwesasne and the US was shut down this afternoon after another vehicle seizure. Reports indicate that after a single person attempted to block the roadway CBSA officials requested that Chief Swamp of the Akwesasne Police Force shut the bridge.   This after a warning to MCA […]

Welcome to our Newest Sponsor – MARLIN TRAVEL – Barb McLean

Welcome to our Newest Sponsor – MARLIN TRAVEL – Barb McLean

Welcome to Barb McLean, and Marlin Travel ( 365 Montreal Road) to the Cornwall Free News Sponsor Family.  If you click the card you’ll be taken to her website where you can discover all the amazing travel options she and Kathryn Briere have in store for you as those first hints of Fall get you […]

MCA – Boycott Cornwall in Response to $1000 Bounty on Non Reporting Residents

MCA – Boycott Cornwall in Response to $1000 Bounty on Non Reporting Residents

Hmm…election drama dies down, government goes on the war path.   Here’s a press release from the MCA released today. For immediate release: Seskehko:wa/ September 18, 2009 For information contact: Mohawk Government Office Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Tel: (613) 575-2348 AKWESASNE LEADERSHIP RESPONDS TO CBSA ATTACK AGAINST COMMUNITY MEMBERS Akwesasne —This morning, the Canadian Border Services […]