Muammar Gaddafi Vows to Fight to End in Libya – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – March 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – As I watch events unfold in Libya it’s like watching the movie Scarface.    Oliver Stone wrote the script which was directed by Brian DiPalma and in which Al Pacino will probably be more remembered than for his role in The Godfather. Lines like “Say Hello to my Little Friend” have been […]

The Fukushima Blues – Special to the Cornwall Free News by Roy Berger – March 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Fukushima Blues – Special to the Cornwall Free News by Roy Berger – March 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – You asked me for an editorial on the nuclear thing. You know what. I’ve tried a few pages. I am way too angry and mad to write something I can live with. My contempt for Parliament, the Kremlin and The White House is a burden. We got here because we can’t learn […]

Letter to the Editor by Mr. Nigel Empett – Alberta Government Failing Janet Doe – March 14, 2011

Cornwall ON – We get in a lot of requests of assistance to publicize people’s plights across Canada now and an unusual one has come in from Calgary. If the charges are legitimate they seem quite severe.  We are going to print part one of this Letter to the Editor tonight as we are awaiting […]

Cornwall Free News Rated Number One Online Media in Alexa Canadian Rankings for Cornwall Ontario – March 11, 2011

Cornwall ON- In this world you can’t make everyone happy.   You can’t be friends with everyone and not all people will like you. But this morning it feels good to announce that enough of you like us that we are number one Canadian ranked online media source in Cornwall for the first time! Thank […]

Are Car Makers Purposely Not Promoting Electric Cars? Do we really want to hold onto Fossil Fuel driven vehicles? – March 6, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I’ve always wondered why the auto industry seems to be so resistant to Electric cars? I’m not sure what the direct connection to the Auto industry and big oil is; but surely it makes sense to move away from Oil as quickly as possible?   The 70’s oil crises; and oil’s peaks […]

Cameras VS Clubs – The G 20 in Toronto Revisited – Darkest Days of Harper Government – February 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Maybe it’s the timing?   CBC is doing a special on the G 20 and what happened to hundreds of Canadians last year at the hand of Police at the G20. That event changed my perspective about media and working in the media.   You see I was there.   I went […]

US Shooting Hero, Jeanne Assam discovers Life isn’t Always Fair – Allegedly Asked to Leave Church After Coming Out – February 26, 2011 – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall ON – Life isn’t fair.   Not sure why anyone expects it to be??    For Jeanne Assam though fairness has reached a new level of low. Jeanne Assam was a volunteer security guard forthe New Life Church in Colorado when a nut bar named Matthew Murray went on a shooting rampage.   Out […]

Libyan Leader Gaddafi May Have Fled – Blood on the Sands in Libya – Protests and Violence in other Middle Eastern Countries – February 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Well it looks like Libyan murderer  Muammar al-Gaddafi is headed out of Libya, but not before killing more of his own protesters as civilian protesters are being fired upon.  The longest serving leader in the region, since a military coup in 1969 Mr. Gaddafi is rumored to be heading to Venezuela for […]

Texas To Allow Students and Profs to Pack Guns in Class – Yeee Haaw! Boy Am I Glad I Live in Canada! – Feburary 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Hand guns.  I know, I take heat as I think they should be banned except for extreme circumstances or for use in secure facilities for people that need to have things go bang and really blow stuff up. Now, semi-shockingly, the state of Texas is about to actually allow guns for students and teachers […]

Tunisia, Egypt…? Who’s Next and Who Takes Over? Food & Oil Pressures – by Richard Komorowski – February 19, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Although Canadians are not yet following the Tunisian and Egyptian lead in bringing down the Harper or McGuinty governments, they would be wise to follow events in the Near East closely, for they will surely have an unpleasant impact here. In the late 1970s, popular uprisings led to the downfall of the […]

Steve Jobs – What Burns Brightest Burns Shortest – Battles with Pancreatic Cancer and His Vision – February 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – In the movie Blade Runner the “Skin Jobs” simply do not want to die.  They want more life.  In a stunning scene their creator explains to Rutger Hauer’s character, Roy, that what burns brightest doesn’t burn longest. Steven Jobs has had quite a life.   It’s not over yet and hopefully he […]

Valentine’s Day – do we need a special day to celebrate love? La St-Valentin – Avons-nous besoin d’une journée spéciale pour célébrer l’amour? by Karin Walkey – February 14, 2011

Cannemore ON – Long live Valentine`s Day. I`m a die hard romantic and I agree, love should be celebrated every day, but let`s face it – it isn`t. . Life is hectic, couples are exhausted from juggling long hours at work and picking kids up from daycare, so much so, that according to some women`s […]

Egyptians Have won their Freedom: President Mubarak has Resigned by Markus Noé – February 11, 2011 14/18

Ottawa ON – After 18 days of unwavering resolve the protesters in Egypt have been rewarded today with President Mubarak’s resignation. . This comes one day after the President said he would not step down but rather transfer the majority of his power to his Vice President. For the hundreds of thousands who gathered in […]

Harper Government Economic Stimulus – Doomed to Failure by Richard Komorowski – February 5, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Despite everything the Harper Government says to the contrary, Canada, the US, and most of the Western World are still mired in the 2008 depression, and will remain so for the foreseeable future. The reason is simple and has nothing to do with the “subprime” mortgage crisis. $147 per barrel oil, and […]

Facebook Movement: Canadians Organizing to Fight User-Based Internet Billing by Markus Noé – February 1, 2011 7/9

Ottawal ON – Recently on Facebook Canadians have been exercising their right to organize in protest. Various “Stop the Meter Petition” groups have surfaced on the social media network and have been gaining momentum.  These groups are forming against the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) decision, to allow Internet service providers to force usage-base internet […]