Canadian Woman’s Hockey Team Get Gold Medal for Canada and Partying – Editorial – February 27, 2010

Canadian Woman’s Hockey Team Get Gold Medal for Canada and Partying – Editorial – February 27, 2010

At least they were drinking Canadian Beer 🙂 Congratulations to the Woman’s Hockey team for winning gold and making Canada proud.   I’m totally bewildered by all the news drama created by Girls being Girls. Come on; they’re hockey players!    The stuff that I can’t print that I’ve witnessed, never mind the lore of […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – What is New of Environmental Note about Town? – February 20, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – What is New of Environmental Note about Town? – February 20, 2010

What is New of Environmental Note about Town? Our wonderful cherished wetland sanctuary Cooper Marsh is hosting a fund raising event March 13-14 from 1 to 9 p.m. at The Visitor Centre. This will be a family friendly event which will have something of interest for the children and adults. The funds raised will facilitate […]

Letter to the Editor – Rebuttal from Ken Smith to Markus Noé – Why Coalitions Rarely Happen in Canadian Politics – February 19, 2010

Letter to the Editor – Rebuttal from Ken Smith to Markus Noé – Why Coalitions Rarely Happen in Canadian Politics – February 19, 2010

Why coalitions rarely happen The two main parties in Canadian federal politics, the Conservatives and the Liberals, maintain their images of power through singular identities. Stand-alone leadership is what defines the Liberals and Conservatives as main parties. Both main parties secretly fear joining coalitions because it dilutes their image as a main party. Stephen Harper, […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch – Cornwall Community Hospital Bed Cuts – February 18, 2010

Letter to the Editor – Brian Lynch –  Cornwall Community Hospital Bed Cuts – February 18, 2010

Dear Editor: I am very disappointed that the Cornwall Community Hospital has been forced to close 18 beds and lay off 30 employees because of inadequate funding from the provincial government. These cuts will certainly hurt the quality of health care in Cornwall and area. With an aging and growing population, the provincial government should […]

Letter to the Editor – Man Made Global Warming – John Milnes – Long Sault Ontario – February 17, 2010

Letter to the Editor – Man Made Global Warming – John Milnes – Long Sault Ontario – February 17, 2010

Hear ye, hear ye, hear ye.  The verdict is now coming down with respect to the man-made global warming issue.  In fact, it is pretty well down with contrary statements from Professor Phil Jones, Director of the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit and, perhaps, the greatest scientific proponent of the man-made global warming […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor – James Borer C.D. – NDP No Detail Politicians – Lunenburg Ontario – February 15, 2010

Letter to the Editor – James Borer C.D. –  NDP  No Detail Politicians – Lunenburg Ontario – February 15, 2010

Letter to the Editor  NDP – No Detail Politicians In most circumstances to have lots of rhetoric with no details we call it fiction, delusion, hypothetical and even fantasy.  But on the 9th of February at the NDP Annual General Meeting in Cornwall it was the talk of the party.  Now no doubt the people […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Do you pay attention to where your purchases are made? – Summerstown Ontario – February 15, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Do you pay attention to where your purchases are made? – Summerstown Ontario – February 15, 2010

Do you pay attention to where your purchases are made? I am one who always checks where and with what my products are made before purchasing.  Where a product is made is something that will affect my decision to purchase. I am absolutely astounded by the number of products on our store shelves which read […]

Letter to the Editor – Ken Smith – Canada ready to stand on guard, says Harper – Cornwall Ontario – February 13, 2010

Letter to the Editor – Ken Smith – Canada ready to stand on guard, says Harper – Cornwall Ontario – February 13, 2010

Canada ready to stand on guard, says Harper The Vancouver Olympic Winter Games have begun. They will offer a stunning showcase of Canadian athletes and the beauty of the west coast Rockies while stirring our Canadian spirit. Stephen Harper’s Olympic message is that Canada’s always ready to stand on guard for itself. Parliament won’t be […]

Editorial: The Stephen Harper Government Burning the Edges of Democracy – Flirting with Facism in 2010

Editorial: The Stephen Harper Government Burning the Edges of Democracy – Flirting with Facism in 2010

FACISM a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism. Dictator ?   √       He’s been studying many of Mr. Putin’s game plan books.  Have you ever heard any original thought or dissent […]

Letter to the Editor – John Milnes – Man Made Global Warming vs Natural Global Warming – Long Sault Ontario – February 11, 2010

Letter to the Editor – John Milnes – Man Made Global Warming vs Natural Global Warming – Long Sault Ontario – February 11, 2010

10th February, 2010 Letter-to-the-editor Dear Sir: I have previously attacked the premise of man-made global warning, explaining in detail my convictions that we are, in fact, experiencing a natural global warming phenomenon..    I do believe, however, that it is wrong to be just negative since it is important we put our minds to work […]

Medicare System Not Quite Dead – Town Hall Meeting on Health Care not well Attended – Cornwall Ontario – February 8, 2010 – Editorial

Medicare System Not Quite Dead – Town Hall Meeting on Health Care not well Attended – Cornwall Ontario – February 8, 2010 – Editorial

Medicare not quite dead….yet. There was a meeting last week here in Cornwall Ontario.  It was  a town hall meeting and the subject was something that plays a role in every person’s life in Canada, and in particular Ontario. LINK It focused on the budget for the local hospital which our community strongly supports.   […]

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter To You – How are you doing, eh? Pretty good. February 8, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter To You – How are you doing, eh? Pretty good. February 8, 2010

ROGER SAUVÉ – Life Trends – Facts And Figures That Matter To You – How are you doing, eh? Pretty good. This is not a trick question. Statistics Canada actually has the answer. All results are based on what we say and are not based on what our doctors claim, our special friend or spouse says or what […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Greening Up Valentine’s Day – February 5, 2010

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Greening Up Valentine’s Day – February 5, 2010

Greening Up Valentine’s Day Many of our Holidays have become so commercialized in that we have become accustomed and brainwashed into spending all sorts of resources and in many cases have lost sight of the meaning of what the holiday is all about. The modern St. Valentine’s Day celebrations have roots in both ancient Christian […]