Liberal MPP Jim Brownell Weighs in On Hospital Bed Cuts – Cornwall Ontario – February 18, 2010

Liberal MPP Jim Brownell Weighs in On Hospital Bed Cuts – Cornwall Ontario – February 18, 2010

Our MPP, Liberal Jim Brownell responds to questions about bed cuts locally here at the Cornwall Community Hospital. It was very difficult to hear of the challenges at the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), although I knew that there would be challenges in the future. I even commented about such, during the recent announcement of the $5 […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia Canada – Febaruary 18, 2010

Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia Canada – Febaruary 18, 2010

Cornwall City Councilor and potential Mayoralty candidate Mark MacDonald is in Vancouver for the Olympics.  He sent this message in for you, our readers. The streets of Vancouver are very busy, especially at night.  When my shift is finished, about 9:00 p.m., I walk to where I am staying and it takes about a 1/2 hr. […]

Breakfast Connections – Blogging Basics Using WordPress – Live from The Ramada – February 17, 2010

Breakfast Connections – Blogging Basics Using WordPress – Live from The Ramada – February 17, 2010

I’m posting live from the Breakfast Connections meeting at the Ramada this morning.   Pictured above is keynote speaker Alyssa Blais and Don McIntosh of Donald J. McIntosh Investments Inc. This morning’s breakfast topic is Blogging basics using WordPress which I can appreciate!   You don’t have to be a member of the Cornwall Ontario […]

Canada Shuts Out Norway 8-0 – Russia 8-2 over Latvia – USA 3-1 Over Switzerland – 2010 Olympic Hockey Roundup – February 17

Canada Shuts Out Norway 8-0 – Russia 8-2 over Latvia – USA 3-1 Over Switzerland – 2010 Olympic Hockey Roundup – February 17

The pucks dropped for Men’s Hockey with BC Native Roberto Luongo shutting out Norway 8-0 in Canada’s quest for the gold.   Canada’s goals were by Mike Richards, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, Rick Nash and pairs from Dany Heatley and Jarome Iginla. Team Russia gave up two goals  to Latvia in their 8-2 opening victory […]

Inuit Frozen out of Arctic Summit – Aboriginal Leaders Not Happy – February 17, 2010

Inuit Frozen out of Arctic Summit – Aboriginal Leaders Not Happy – February 17, 2010

Chelsea Quebec will be the setting for regional summit of Arctic nations.   Canada, Denmark, Norwar Russia, and the U.S. will be attending.    Inuit?  Nope.  LINK “The Arctic gathering, scheduled just ahead of a G8 foreign ministers’ meeting in Ottawa, is aimed at encouraging “new thinking on economic development and environmental protection,” Cannon said. […]

Police Blotter compiled by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – February 17, 2010

Police Blotter compiled by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – February 17, 2010

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY and BREACH OF UNDERTAKING Cornwall, Ont. – Wesley Gray, 60, of No Fixed Address was arrested on the 12th of February, 2010 for several charges relating to break and enters.  He was bound by an Undertaking with condition to Keep the Peace and be of Good Behaviour.  It is alleged that […]

Canadian Cancer Society Driven to Quit Challenge – Register soon! It’s time to Quit Smoking Cornwall – February 16, 2010

Canadian Cancer Society Driven to Quit Challenge – Register soon!  It’s time to Quit Smoking Cornwall – February 16, 2010

It’s About Time That You Quit! Time is running out to join thousands in The Driven to Quit Challenge February 16, 2010 – Cornwall, ON. – There are less than two weeks left to register for the Canadian Cancer Society Driven to Quit Challenge. Registration is open until 11:59 p.m. on February 28 at DrivenToQuit.ca or until 9 […]

Champions of the Cause Night – 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraiser with the Cornwall Colts – Cornwall Ontario – March 4th

Champions of the Cause Night – 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraiser with the Cornwall Colts – Cornwall Ontario –  March 4th

COLTS ROLL OUT RED CARPET FOR 3+1 PROJECT 2010 AND ONE LUCKY PERSON COULD WIN A NEW FORD ESCAPE Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Colts have dedicated one of their home games to Project 2010. “Champions of the Cause Night” takes place Thursday, March 4th when the Colts host the Gloucester Rangers. Fans attending the […]

Vanier Institute for the Family Yearly Report by Roger Sauvé released Nationally – Canada – February 16, 2010

Vanier Institute for the Family Yearly Report by Roger Sauvé released Nationally – Canada – February 16, 2010

We’re very lucky to have as talented a person part of our family at The Cornwall Free News as Roger Sauvé of People Patterns Consulting. Roger, through the Vanier Institute for the Family releases a yearly report which went live recently. LINK “The numbers show that most families haven’t felt much relief from the recovery […]

Art Exhibit at the Ronathahon:ni Cultural Centre in Akwesasne a Hit! May have follow up before end of March 2010

Art Exhibit at the Ronathahon:ni Cultural Centre in Akwesasne a Hit!  May have follow up before end of March 2010

So I get this frantic call last week about an Art Exhibit on the Island, at the Ronathahon:ni Cultural Centre, and how I should brave the bridge, pay two tolls to come and check it out.  Hmm….Friday night….what could I be doing…. Something told me to go though as I do love art even though I […]

Breakfast Connections – Blogging Basics Using WordPress – Alyssa Blais – Wednesday February 17, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Breakfast Connections – Blogging Basics Using WordPress – Alyssa Blais – Wednesday February 17, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Blogging Basics using WordPress So you’ve heard the term “blog” and want to know what blogs are all about. Should you “the business owner” be blogging? Alyssa Blais from the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre will introduce you to the world of blogging and present to you a hands-on introduction to WordPress, an awesome blogging platform! […]

German Shepherd Pup Poisoned in Glen Walter Ontario – Boo – February 15, 2010

German Shepherd Pup Poisoned in Glen Walter Ontario – Boo – February 15, 2010

What a horrible and sad ending for Boo or Mr. Wiggles.  The pup apparently was poisoned while walking in Glen Walter.  What we received was that he ingested a rat poison used out doors that has no apparent antidote. If you have any information regarding this case you can call our hotline 613.361.1755 or email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com […]

Canada Grabs First Gold Medal at 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia – Alexandre Bilodeau from Montreal Quebec – February 15, 2010

Canada Grabs First Gold Medal at 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia – Alexandre Bilodeau from Montreal Quebec – February 15, 2010

So far we have one Gold, one Silver, and one Bronze medal.    Alexandre Bilodeau of Montreal nabbed Canada’s first gold medal of the games in the Men’s Moguls. LINK TO MEDAL WINNERS For Bilodeau, at his second Winter Games (11th  in Torino) the victory was extra specials as his brother, who has cerebral palsy, […]

Cornwall Up to #6 in Monopoly Canada Voting – Beauceville number one – Only 7 Days Left! – Cornwall Ontario – February 15, 2010

Cornwall Up to #6 in Monopoly Canada Voting – Beauceville number one – Only 7 Days Left! – Cornwall Ontario – February 15, 2010

The good news is that we’re inching up.  The bad news is that we’re not inching up fast enough.  We need more votes people.  Remember that you can vote once for each email you have and you need to vote EVERY DAY! Call everyone one you know.  They don’t even have to live in Cornwall, […]