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
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Justin Trudeau coming to Cornwall
Liberal star child Justin Trudeau will be making a rare visit to Cornwall. The SDSG Federal Liberal Association will be hosting a breakfast at the Best Western Parkway Inn Saturday March 14th from 8:30-10:30 AM.. Tickets for adults will be $15. It should be interesting to see if Mr. Trudeau can live up to some… Continue reading Justin Trudeau coming to Cornwall
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 ….
Ingleside Pellet Plant news
LINK If all goes well Ingleside will be getting over 100 new jobs at the proposed Pellet plant. CBP vice-president and co-CEO Dan Stasko said the company has an offer on a 60-acre parcel of land in the industrial park, and it is working towards obtaining final licencing from the Ministry of Natural Resources. Stasko… Continue reading Ingleside Pellet Plant news
Cornwall Teacher Strike Looming?
LINK Corwall area teachers are mulling over whether to have a strike or not. Bad timing and bad PR for little gain right now. In our current economy everyone needs to pull together and budgets are tight enough right now. If the teachers do play ball though I think they’d have quite a chip for… Continue reading Cornwall Teacher Strike Looming?
Cornwall Inquiry Ends –
LINK to Trevor Pritchard’s story Will you read any of the 60,000 pages of material recorded? The comments in the talk back show a lot of heated emotion and anger. What do you think Cornwall? Were you happy with the process and procecdure of the inquiry? Please visit our sponsors:
Another Tobacco Bust!
New York State Resident Arrested for Possession of Contraband Tobacco CORNWALL, ON, Feb. 11 /CNW/ – A 23 year old female driver from Hogansburg, New York faces a charge for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of the Excise Act 2001 following a RIDE program verification by the Ontario Provincial Police… Continue reading Another Tobacco Bust!
Cornwall’s Outdoor Pools in Danger of Being Closed
Cornwall may be in danger of losing some of its outdoor pools. Kids need places close to home. Clement — a user of the Kinsmen Park pool — reminded her colleagues that there’s “something to be said about investing in summer.” The councillor said she hopes residents in the affected neighbourhoods will be given a… Continue reading Cornwall’s Outdoor Pools in Danger of Being Closed
Cornwall Hospital under Budget Review
With just weeks to go before Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan is expected to table the 2009-10 budget, more than 70 per cent of the province’s 155 hospitals have planned staff reductions and, in some cases, service cuts, said Tom Closson, president of the Ontario Hospital Association. LINK The Cornwall hospital was in the red… Continue reading Cornwall Hospital under Budget Review
City of Cornwall on Wikipedia
Interesting read. I wonder how many people from Cornwall have ever read this on wikipedia? Cornwall was once home to a thriving cotton processing industry. Courtaulds Canada Inc.’s rayon manufacturing mill operated until 1992 at one point employing almost 3,000. Domtar, a Quebec-based company operated a paper mill in the city for nearly one-hundred years,… Continue reading City of Cornwall on Wikipedia