City Council Wants Action on Bridge Issue – Supports Mark MacDonald’s motion – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – February 1, 2010

City Council Wants Action on Bridge Issue Cornwall Ontario – During last week’s city council meeting, Councilor Mark MacDonald sought the council’s approval for a motion he put forth. This motion asked council and the Mayor of Cornwall to become more politically involved with the bridge issue. The MacDonald request was approved unanimously by council. […]

MOHAWK ELDERS CONSIDER OLD-AGE SECURITY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT – Akwesasne – February 1, 2010

MOHAWK ELDERS CONSIDER OLD-AGE SECURITY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY — At the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s General Meeting on January 28th, the Mohawk Elders in attendance provided direction for a settlement offer from the Government of Canada to resolve issues involving their Old-Age Security Benefits. Mohawk Elders indicated their desire to conduct a consultation process […]

Brian Burke Acquires Dion Phaneuf & JS Giguere – Big Trades for Leaf Nation – What do you think? – February 1, 2010

Geez it’d be fun to play Rotisserie Hockey with Brian Burke.   The Leafs General Manager blew some big trades by this weekend dramatically changing the team. He’s acquired Flames Defenseman Dion Phaneuf and Goal tender J.S. Giguere from Anaheim.   Both players have costly contracts with Phaneuf’s being long term. Mr. Burke cleaned house.    He got […]

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter To You – Region has more smokers than almost anywhere in Ontario – Summerstown Ontario – February 1, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter To You – Region has more smokers than almost anywhere in Ontario Smoking kills! That is the message that Canadians have been hearing for at least two decades. Are you listening? Are you doing anything about it? The incidence of smoking in this region is […]

Angry Vegan & The Mad Cow – Lorna Foreman Interviews Local Author – Cornwall Ontario – January 30, 2010

Jason Setnyk wears a lot of hats. Poet, teacher, Author, Musician, Political Activist. He’s published his first book “The Angry Vegan and the Mad Cow” (LuLu Press) and had his book launch at Cafe Connectionz in Cornwall Ontario. Our own Lorna Foreman caught up with him and had the opportunity to ask him some questions […]

Jamie Lee Curtis “Fix the Income” January 31, 2010

The Real Revolution of the “New Media” is that it opens to door to a lot of new voices. Some familiar, some not, but the point being is that at least for today, more people can have the soapbox. Will more people listen?  Not sure.  I’m not sure that it even matters, but I do […]

Bright Star Kicks Off Aultsville Winter Film Festival – Cornwall Ontario – January 30, 2010

Film is such a personal thing; the kind of personal thing best shared with lots of people… Tonight was the kick off of the Aultsville Winter Filmfest. The first film, director Jane Campion’s BRIGHT STAR ,did not dissapoint the near capacity crowd that braved -20 temperatures to watch the angst filled weeper of deep, meaningful […]

Scotia Bank Raises $11,000 for Crime Stoppers! – Cornwall Ontario – January 29, 2010

SCOTIA BANK SUPPORTS CRIME STOPPERS (SD&G) – On October 16, 2009, Seaway Valley Crimes Stoppers held it’s 2nd annual comedy night at the Aultsville Theater St. Lawrence College,  in Cornwall Ontario. The event drew a large audience and raised over $11,000.00 to help fund the program. Continued support from local businesses and sponsors are vital […]

Liberal MP Public Safety Critic Mark Holland Critiques Seaway International Bridge Crisis and New Minister Vic Toews – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario, January 29, 2010

Liberal Critic, Critiques Bridge Issue  Since late last spring Cornwall residence and businesses have been victimized by the ongoing border dispute. This issue was ignited when the Government of Canada decided to arm all of its border guards. The Cornwall Port of Entry is the only border crossing in this country that resides on a […]

Cornwall Regional Art Gallery Annual Juried Exhibit Awards Presented – Rachel Bourgon 1st Prize Winner for “Knox” Cornwall Ontario – January 29, 2010

Rachel Bourgon is one happy artist.  Her painting entitled “Knox”  won first prize and a $400 cheque at the Cornwall Regional Art Galleries Annual Juried Exhibition. Sylvie Lizotte was a very busy woman as she prepared for the event.  It all cumulated with the prize winners and the art that will be on display at the gallery […]