Volunteering is a gift, mostly to the volunteer – Building Communities One Spark at a Time – My Afternoon with Tri County Literacy CHAP program – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

Volunteering is a gift, mostly to the volunteer – Building Communities One Spark at a Time – My Afternoon with Tri County Literacy CHAP program – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

Cornwall ON – A few hours of your time per month can make a difference in the lives of a lot of people.  Sound familiar?   A cliché yes, but most are true.   We live in crazy days that leave almost no time for ourselves never mind to give to others. Yesterday I was […]

Komorowski’s Korner Insulating your Attic – Part 2 – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

Komorowski’s Korner Insulating your Attic – Part 2 – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

Insulating your Attic – Part 2 by Richard Komorowski Cornwall ON – At the end of the last article, I promised to deal with basement insulation. However, because of space and time constraints, I left a lot unsaid about insulating the attic. Last time, we dealt mostly with fibreglass insulation, which is relatively cost effective, and […]

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter to You – Life is changing for both men and women – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter to You – Life is changing for both men and women – Cornwall Ontario – April 23, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter to You – Life is changing for both men and women Bob Dylan released “The Times They are a-Changin” in 1964. He was right at the time. Some four decades later, the change continues. My new report, Canadian Gender Realities 2010, compares men and women across […]

Canadians Celebrate 4:20 on Parliament Hill – Isn’t it time to Legalize Marijuana in Canada? Ottawa Ontario – April 20, 2010

Canadians Celebrate 4:20 on Parliament Hill – Isn’t it time to Legalize Marijuana in Canada? Ottawa Ontario – April 20, 2010

Ottawa ON – There was a buzz on Capitol Hill Tuesday April 20th at approximately 4:20 PM.   If Stephen Harper was around he probably had an urge to nibble on a really good brownie with walnuts, and drink some cream soda as the cloud a wafting through the hallowed halls of political thoughts and […]

12th Annual Raisin Region Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration – April 24th, 2010

12th Annual Raisin Region Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration – April 24th, 2010

Cornwall ON – It’s always good to green Cornwall.   The Raisin Region Conservation Area will be giving away 10 seedlings per household as part of their 12th Annual Earth Day Celebration. It’s this Saturday April 24th at 18045 Country Road 2 or you can phone them at 613.938.3611 for more information. please visit our […]

Graham Greer to hit the Stage at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest! Joins Santana, Rush, Iron Maiden, Great Big Sea and more July 6-18 2010

Graham Greer to hit the Stage at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest! Joins Santana, Rush, Iron Maiden, Great Big Sea and more July 6-18 2010

Cornwall ON – Local Songster Graham Greer will be one of the featured act this year’s Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest!    Mr. Greer will be appearing at this years Bluesfest with such legendary acts as Santana, Rush,  The B52s, Iron Maiden, Great Big Sea and Bob Weir of  Grateful Dead fame, and more.   Details are […]

Bank of Canada to raise rates 50 points for June??? Canuck Buck Shoots up 150 points. Cornwall Ontario – April 21, 2010

Bank of Canada to raise rates 50 points for June??? Canuck Buck Shoots up 150 points. Cornwall Ontario – April 21, 2010

Cornwall ON – It looks like Mortgage rates will be going up again by June according to several media reports regarding the Bank of Canada rates.  Some are speculating that the rate hike will be as high as half a point. LINK “Removing the conditional commitment … [is] as good as cementing a June 1 […]

Maxime Bernier’s Quebec Provincial Aspirations? Why do so many people seem to want Jean Charest’s Job? Comments on Comments – Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

Maxime Bernier’s Quebec Provincial Aspirations?   Why do so many people seem to want Jean Charest’s Job? Comments on Comments – Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

Cornwall ON – Bob Dylan sang “When you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to lose.”   So what is up with the new comments by disgraced Conservative former cab min and MP Maxime Bernier? Keith Beardsley quotes Mr. Bernier in his latest National Post story: Maxime Bernier’s latest speech in Quebec in which he refers to […]

Should Canada Consider Sending Troops to Congo? What do you think Canada? Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

Should Canada Consider Sending Troops to Congo?  What do you think Canada? Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

Cornwall ON – What the heck are we thinking about in Congo?   We being Canada and her armed forces.   Is it Spring and time for the Armed Forces to be somewhere new? Conservative Zeitgeist Master Keith Beardsley wrote something for the National Post recently: LINK The most obvious answer is that they are […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – What to do in Cornwall as Earth Day celebrates 40 years? – Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – What to do in Cornwall as Earth Day celebrates 40 years? – Cornwall Ontario – April 20, 2010

What to do in Cornwall as Earth Day celebrates 40 years? Cornwall ON – April 22nd 2010 marks the 40th Anniversary of our celebration of Earth Day.  Looking at the www.earthday.org site it asks us to ‘join the more than one billion people in 190 countries that are taking action for Earth Day.’  These actions […]

Online Anonymity – Halifax Newspaper Forced to Reveal Posters – What do you think Canada? Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Online Anonymity – Halifax Newspaper Forced to Reveal Posters – What do you think Canada? Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Cornwall ON – Online Anonymity isn’t just hard to spell.  It’s a hard issue to figure out at times as the balance between personal freedom of speech on the net is balanced between those that would use that freedom to manifest a point that can be destructive to others. While some argue that there are […]

We’re Talkin’ HST on Seawayradio.com – Monday April 19th from 12:30 PM – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

We’re Talkin’ HST on Seawayradio.com – Monday April 19th from 12:30 PM – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Cornwall ON – We’ll be talking HST this afternoon on Seawayradio.com your community all request radio station live from Cornwall Ontario!   At 1PM we have Andrea Horwath, Provincial Leader of the NDP.    If you want to have your say on the HST you can call into the show or email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com […]

Where there’s Smoke there’s Illegal Cigarettes – Tobacco Giant Phillip Morris Enters Tobacco Wars – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Where there’s Smoke there’s Illegal Cigarettes – Tobacco Giant Phillip Morris Enters Tobacco Wars – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Tobacco Wars are heating up as Giant Phillip Morris enters the fray.  The Owner of brands such as Marlboro is funding advertisements against Native Cigarettes which already are under fire as they are smuggled into Canada as well as areas in the US and impacting the model of high taxation to […]

The Real War on Drugs in Ontario and Canada – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – April 18, 2010

The Real War on Drugs in Ontario and Canada – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – April 18, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Real War on drugs takes place each and every day. It’s not cocaine; it’s not Mary Jane as one of our radio guests call it. It’s pharmaceuticals and the pressures from big drug companies on Medicare. Recently Ontario slashed the prices pharmacies are allowed to charge for generic drugs and cut […]

The Cornwall Free News Welcomes our Newest Sponsor – Allan McGimpsey, Owner of Bicycle World – 151 Pitt Street in Downtown Cornwall Ontario – April 18, 2010

The Cornwall Free News Welcomes our Newest Sponsor – Allan McGimpsey, Owner of Bicycle World – 151 Pitt Street in Downtown Cornwall Ontario  – April 18, 2010

Cornwall ON – We’d like to officially welcome our newest sponsors, Bicycle World located at 150 Pitt Street in Downtown Cornwall Ontario! Local owner Allan McGimpsey has been selling and servicing bikes regionally for over 20 years. From avid bikers to children just getting off training wheels, Bicycle World provides a variety of services to […]

1 Dead 3 Injured in Alexandria Ontario Fire – April 18, 2010

1 Dead 3 Injured in Alexandria Ontario Fire – April 18, 2010

Alexandria ON – A large fire struck a building on Main Street in Alexandria Ontario at 3:30 Am early Sunday morning.  The OPP reported that four people were occupying the building.  Three escaped and one was found dead inside the building. The OPP Crime Unit was on the scene for an investigation assisting the Ontario […]

Rock For Charity II Fills the House – Raises over $200 for Agape Centre – Rock for Charity III up May 14th – Cornwall Ontario

Rock For Charity II Fills the House – Raises over $200 for Agape Centre – Rock for Charity III up May 14th – Cornwall Ontario

(Winston Marley) Cornwall ON – What do you get when you mix some hot local music, a nice venue, a lot of hard work, and some great coffee and munchies?    Rock For Charity II which took place at Cafe Connectionz Friday April 16th! (Second Label) Four bands performed with over $200 raised for The […]