Cornwall French schools ahead of English

According to a Fraser Institute report French area schools are getting better results than English one.   Click the LINK for the full story. Officials with the region’s two English-language school boards said that while EQAO data is an important tool for improving student learning, the Fraser Institute’s ranking system is practically useless. The report also… Continue reading Cornwall French schools ahead of English

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More Tobacco Arrests in Cornwall

More tobacco arrests in the area.     LINK RCMP seized nearly 6,000 resealable bags of cigarettes from a garage and a van parked near a Williamstown residence in South Glengarry early last week. A 38-year-old and a 50-year-old, both from Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, and four younger man, aged between 20 and 26, were arrested and… Continue reading More Tobacco Arrests in Cornwall

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Local Resto Reviews

FOR MORE RESTO REVIEWS CLICK HERE Wow, I found a blogger out there reviewing some of Cornwall’s finer eateries.    I’m going to be doing this too, but thought I’d see how you folks appreciate this person’s reviews.  What do you think of this Blogger’s reviews?  And if you have a local blog feel free to… Continue reading Local Resto Reviews

15 Busted for Illegal Smokes

LINK Big sting here in Cornwall by the RCMP. The weeklong blitz, which wrapped up Monday, saw officers seize 19 vehicles, 21,000 bags and cartons of cigarettes and nearly 900 kilograms of fine-cut tobacco. Police also say they found US$260,000 in one vehicle. Please visit our sponsors:

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Property Tax shooting up

LINK Interesting letter to the editor in the Standard Freeholder today.   Our taxes are high on our house too, but if we were in Ottawa they’d be higher.     Cornwall faces some interesting challenges as a small city.   Let’s see if I can get a City Councillor to respond to this article. Ergo, my property tax,… Continue reading Property Tax shooting up

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Justin Trudeau Update

Due to overwhelming demand the Justin Trudeau  Community Breakfast (Saturday March 14th from 8:30-10:30) has had to change the location to the Cornwall Civic Complex Salons A-C. People can still order tickets by contacting Denis at 613 346 5416 or e-mail m3011@glen-net.ca or check out the Liberal riding association website www.sdsg-fla.org Please visit our sponsors:

It’s FLU season

It’s flu season and a lot of people are going to catch it this year.    There are some things YOU can do to help prevent it and help prevent the spread. WASH YOUR HANDS.      A lot.   The more the better. IF YOU SNEEZE.   Try and sneeze into your elbow.   Not into your hand.   At the… Continue reading It’s FLU season

Please Spread the Word

Link to our site; tell your friends, family and co-workers.   For The Cornwall Free News to survive we will need lots of people reading this site and contributing to it. Have a story or issue you want to tackle?  Contact us.     Don’t like a story or agree with it?  Post your comments. This is “your”… Continue reading Please Spread the Word

Eco Farm Day hits Cornwall FEB 27-29

Just received this release –  Click the photo to link to the site. Join us at Eco Farm Day – eastern Ontario’s premier farm & garden conference. Organic, transitional and conventional farmers of field crops, market gardens, and livestock rely on Eco Farm Day for the best training, information, and commerce opportunities. Over 350 people come back… Continue reading Eco Farm Day hits Cornwall FEB 27-29

Transcontinental lays off thousands

LINK Transcontinental Inc. , owner locally of The Seaway Valley News and many other news papers and magazines has laid off thousands of employees as revenues fall during the recession. Impact in Canada is in the hundreds as most of the cuts will come in the US. Please visit our sponsors:

So if Oil is trading at less than $35 per barrel ….

So if Oil is trading at less than $35 per barrel why are we paying over .70 cents per litre?   What’s up with our local Cornwall gas stations?  Is it time to start some community boycotting?   Haven’t the oil industry wreaked enough mayhem on our economy from last year’s shenanigans? What do you think Cornwall?… Continue reading So if Oil is trading at less than $35 per barrel ….

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