Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies

Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies

Wow, that’s a whole lotta smokes!  L I N K CORNWALL — Local RCMP have made their largest single illegal tobacco seizure ever, netting more than 13 million cigarettes from a semi-trailer in Finch, northwest of Cornwall. Five people were arrested at the Finch home last Wednesday, said RCMP Sgt. Michael Harvey, who intends to […]

Spring Fling 2009

Spring Fling 2009

This just in from Paul Aubin: Hi everyone. Pride/Fierté Cornwall’s 2009 Spring Fling is set for Friday, May 29th at 9:00 pm. Yes, you read that right – it’s on a Friday night, not a Saturday. Another change is that we’ve lowered the admission price to a recession busting $5.00. We’ll also be giving you […]

SCM signs new 5 year Contract with Walmart Canada

SCM signs new 5 year Contract with Walmart Canada

Looks like SCM will be growing which is good for local employees!  L I N K Dan Gabbard, president of SCM, added, “We strive to identify efficiencies that contribute to Walmart’s bottom line, so it can continue to serve millions of Canadians and grow its business.” please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like us:

More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.

More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.

So I’m busy packing up the remnants of my old store and one of my customers tells me this story. He has COPD and his lung capacity is below 25%.    This makes mobility a real issue. I suggest he apply for a scooter as I have before.    His issue is that the doctors held off […]

Swine Flu Update

Swine Flu Update

US Border from Mexico still running smoothly Swine Flu Flashback to 1976 Almost Officially a PANDEMIC The United Nations public-health agency raised its global alert to phase 4 from phase 3. The change recognizes that the new A/H1N1 virus spreads from person to person, and signals that governments should prepare for outbreaks. Phase 6 is […]

May 17th – International Day Against Homophobia

This just in from Paul Aubin: Sunday, May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia.  As part of our observation of the day we’re pleased to announce the nominees for this year’s Denise and Louis Latulippe Award.  Created in 2005 and named after the founders of the Cornwall chapter of PFLAG, it goes to the […]

FLU UPDATE

FLU UPDATE

FLU BASICS An adult can begin spreading the flu virus one day before and three to seven days after symptoms show, and children can remain contagious even longer. Some infected individuals show no symptoms, yet they can still spread the virus to others. The flu is sometimes confused with the common cold, and for good […]

Swine Flu Hits Canada

Swine Flu Hits Canada

It’s hit Nova Scotia.     Watch yourselves and be careful about spreading germs.     L I N K 2nd LINK As governments around the world rushed on Sunday to check the spread of a new type of swine flu that has killed up to 81 people in Mexico and infected about 20 people in the United States, […]

Maude Star Bea Arthur Dies of Cancer at 86

Maude Star Bea Arthur Dies of Cancer at 86

She was a talented tough old gal who made a lot of people laugh and was a fine actress. L I N K IMDB LINK Arthur’s tall frame and signature deep voice first graced the small screen in an episode of “All in the Family.” She played Edith Bunker’s cousin Maude Finley – an unabashed […]

Quick Hits

Quick Hits

Here are your Quick Hits from Around the World NDP wants Subsidies cut to Asbestos Industry Zenn Electric Cars Zooming Forward Fast French Strikers Cut Power to Homes Susan Boyle Flaming Out Fast Missing Coronation Street During the Play Offs? Toronto says no to $3 Bootlegs of Wolverine Toronto says Swine Flu is here please […]

World Flu Epidemic coming closer to Canada

World Flu Epidemic coming closer to Canada

It’s started in Mexico and has spread fast to the Southern US.  It’s now in NY and should be here in Canada quite soon. There is no current vaccine for this flu so it’s going to be a bumpy ride. So, people of Cornwall, you’re going to have to start to behave more cold and […]

Quick Hits for Wednesday April 22

Quick Hits for Wednesday April 22

Here are your Quick Hits for the day. Is Shoppers Going to be taking over The Brookshell Site? India launches Israeli Tech Sat Having Friends leads to Longer Lifespan Interesting Take on Legal Pot Getting Date Night Right for Couples I just don’t get this Susan Boyle thing?  I mean there’s just not enough corn […]

Quick Hits

Quick Hits

Here are your quick hits for Monday April 20 Stevie Nicks Thinks Computers Suck Russia’s Richest Devasted by Recession Inbreeding did in the Hapsburg Dynasty Toronto Hockey Coach charged with Inet Kiddie Porn How did your MP vote? www.parl.gc.ca Breast Milk Cheese Served at London Art Show please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like […]

Missing Cat – New Cat Trapping Program in Cornwall.

Missing Cat – New Cat Trapping Program in Cornwall.

L I N K In 2008, Bishop was able to humanely trap 118 feral cats, which the vets spayed or neutered to help reduce the number of cats being born homeless in the Cornwall area. More than 2,000 cats were admitted to the Boundary Road OSPCA shelter in 2007, a fact that helped convince hospital […]

QUICK HITS

QUICK HITS

Here are your Quick Hits for Tuesday April 14 New Eastern Ontario Biofuel Co-op Cornwall Film Screens at Galaxy April 29th Downtown Cornwall Farmer’s Market gets Vote Legend Phil Spector Convicted of Murder Girl born from 22 year frozen sperm Mel Gibson’s Wife could get $500 MILLION in Divorce Is this Electric Car going to […]

UPDATE – Billy Bob drops out of Canadian Tour

UPDATE – Billy Bob drops out of Canadian Tour

UPDATE – It’s being reported that Billy Bob Thornton and his band have dropped out of the remainder of Canadian Tour Dates. lol, you don’t mess with the CBC 😉  For those of you that missed it, here’s his interview. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJWS6qyy7bw&feature=player_embedded please visit our sponsors: Please follow and like us:

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Have a beef?  Someone do something amazingly nice you want to share? Upset at the G20 or price of gas?  Is it someone’s Birthday?   Email is at info@cornwallfreenews.com or canvid@hotmail.com with your news story or release. Bands, Artists, Groups, Charities, The Cornwall Free News is here to help. This is your online newspaper so feel […]