Harper Government Pulls Fast One on Arctic Oil Exploration? Inuit Consider Lawsuit – Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2010

Harper Government Pulls Fast One on Arctic Oil Exploration?  Inuit Consider Lawsuit – Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Harper Government has enraged Inuit over their 3 card monty shuffle over oil exploration in one of the richest wild life areas of the Canadian Arctic. LINK Lancaster Sound’s cliff-studded coastline is interspersed with bays, inlets and deep fiords. Most of the world’s narwhal, as well as large numbers of beluga […]

Homestead Organics to Launch ORGANIC CENTRAL – Jobs & Growth coming to Berwick Ontario – July 19, 2010

Homestead Organics to Launch ORGANIC CENTRAL – Jobs & Growth coming to Berwick Ontario – July 19, 2010

Berwick ON – Homestead Organics of Berwick will announce the launch of Organic Central at a public information meeting: – Tuesday, July 20th, at 7PM, to last probably until 9PM or as long as there are questions. – North Stormont Township office, 15 Union Street, Berwick ON. – Open to the public, neighbours, supporters, and […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – WILD PARSNIP – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – WILD PARSNIP – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2010

Cornwall ON – Giant Hogweed which is big news these days has a relative plant which is prominent in our own backyards.  Firstly, it is hoped that this information will help the general public identify the plant, especially the children who may decide it is a nice specimen to bring home for mommy.  Secondly, that […]

Oakland Ground Zero in Industrialization of Marijuana Industry in US – Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2010

Oakland Ground Zero in Industrialization of Marijuana Industry in US – Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2010

Cornwall ON – Oakland is starting to look like Ground Zero in the debate to legalize Marijuana use in the US and eventually in Canada. Right now Medical Marijuana is the “buzz” word in play with small time growers concerned of the growth of Marijuana taken over by big factory farms. LINK “Nobody wants to […]

HGTV Program Co-host and Former Communities In Bloom Chair to Tour Cornwall Ontario – July 19-21

HGTV Program Co-host and Former Communities In Bloom Chair to Tour Cornwall Ontario – July 19-21

Cornwall ON – This year as part of the Communities In Bloom program the City will be visited by two prominent  figures in horticultural society, one of HGTV’s One Garden Two Looks co-hosts Ms. Charlie Dobbin and former Communities In Bloom Chair Ms. Marie Huxter. “The Cornwall – A Community In Bloom Committee is looking […]

Plans to ship Radioactive waste through St. Lawrence Seaway to Sweden By Jason Setnyk – Cornwall Ontario – July 15, 2010

Plans to ship Radioactive waste through St. Lawrence Seaway to Sweden By Jason Setnyk – Cornwall Ontario – July 15, 2010

Cornwall ON – Bruce Power is seeking a licence from the Nuclear Safety Commission to transport 1760 tonnes of radioactive steel through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway, passing Cornwall Ontario, on its way overseas. If this plan is approved the 16 used steam generators are going to be shipped to Sweden going […]

McGuinty Government Deliberately Conceals its Cuts to Solar Power? By Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – July 12, 2010

McGuinty Government Deliberately Conceals its Cuts to Solar Power? By Richard Komorowski – Cornwall Ontario – July 12, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Government of Ontario operates quite a nice news room on its website, highlighting some of the events happening around the province. It’s designed particularly for members of the press. It also has a service which will email press releases, media events including cabinet ministers, etc. I subscribe to this service. Of […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Fairs, Exhibitions, and not resorting to plastic during the Summer Season – Cornwall Ontario – July 12, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Fairs, Exhibitions, and not resorting to plastic during the Summer Season – Cornwall Ontario – July 12, 2010

Cornall ON – Well the summer flurry of fairs and exhibitions is in full swing.  These are wonderful events which offer the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and to meet new ones.  Attending these events often includes purchasing a meal on site and everything always tastes better when someone else makes it so support […]

McGuinty Government Learns Lesson from Harper – MicroFIT Solar Power Program CUTS by Richard Komorowski – July 11, 2010

McGuinty Government Learns Lesson from Harper – MicroFIT Solar Power Program CUTS  by Richard Komorowski – July 11, 2010

Cornwall ON – Following the Harper government’s unprecedented lead in cancelling its part of the ecoEnergy refit program last March, a year ahead of schedule, the McGuinty Liberal government has announced it is cutting some of the rates paid to producers under the province’s MicroFIT program. Until just recently, the province was guaranteeing a price […]

It`s official SD&SG – You now have a Federal Green Candidate for the upcoming election. Cornwall Ontario – July 6, 2010

It`s official SD&SG – You now have a Federal Green Candidate for the upcoming election. Cornwall Ontario – July 6, 2010

Cornwall ON – Well it`s official.    Your humble editor of The Cornwall Free News is officially the Green Party of Canada Federal candidate for SD&SG.     It`s going to be a challenging race as I have some exceptional candidates from the other parties to best including incumbent Guy Lauzon of the Conservative Party […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Get W.E.T. Free Water Efficiency Tools from the Raisin Region Conservation Authority – Cornwall Ontario – July 5, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Get W.E.T. Free Water Efficiency Tools from the Raisin Region Conservation Authority – Cornwall Ontario – July 5, 2010

Cornwall ON – Get W.E.T. with the water efficiency team from the Raisin Region Conservation Authority this summer. The goal of this team is to provide tools and information to make “homeowners in our community aware of water conservation and general environmental stewardship”.  Call the Water Efficiency Team at 1-866-3611 or 613-938-3611 to reserve your […]

What is Peak Oil – Everything you should know – A series by Richard Komorowski for The Cornwall Free News – July 4, 2010

What is Peak Oil – Everything you should know – A series by Richard Komorowski for The Cornwall Free News – July 4, 2010

What is “Peak Oil”? I have referred to Peak Oil several times in earlier columns, so I think now I should go into a little more depth on the subject, and explain exactly what Peak Oil really is. Oil is created deep under the earth from dead animal life (mostly plankton) dating from the dinosaur […]

Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa Chapter – Eco Farm Day 2011 Call for Presentations – Cornwall Ontario –

Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa Chapter – Eco Farm Day 2011 Call for Presentations – Cornwall Ontario –

Eco Farm Day 2011 Call for Presentations Cornwall ON – Eco Farm Day, hosted by Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa Chapter, is the leading learning and networking conference for organic agriculture in Eastern Ontario and beyond. Last year’s 2010 edition hosted Wayne Roberts as our keynote speaker on the theme of Local Food, with 12 excellent workshops, […]

Have you seen the new Cornwall Farmers’ Market VIDEO commercial?

Have you seen the new Cornwall Farmers’ Market VIDEO commercial?

Cornwall ON – Are you going to the Farmers’ Market in George Assaly Lane Saturday?  It’s open from 8-1 each Saturday until October 9 and we broadcast live each Saturday on Seawayradio.com from 8:30-9:30 AM with live hook ups with Reg Coffey, and some of the vendors and participants. CLICK THE BANNER ABOVE TO LISTEN […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Stop the hemorrhaging please! BP Oil Spill – Cornwall Ontario – June 29, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Stop the hemorrhaging please! BP Oil Spill – Cornwall Ontario – June 29, 2010

Cornwall ON – We are now in the third month of the hemorrhaging of our ocean floor since the initial explosion of The Deepwater Horizon oil rig, April 20, 2010. Why are we facing the results of such an event?  In addition to the people and businesses involved not being prepared for such an eventuality […]

So I was at the G20 Rally…Why I’m so proud to be a Canadian today! Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 27, 2010 VIDEO

So I was at the G20 Rally…Why I’m so proud to be a Canadian today! Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 27, 2010 VIDEO

Cornwall ON – I love Canada.  I love being Canadian.   Yesterday was an historic day in our country.   I know many of you have seen titillating images of a burning police car or two, and some broken windows, but standing in the midst of the 20,000 + people attending the rally in Queens Park […]