You can’t wash your hands of Healthcare – Accountability and Medicare – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – March 14, 2010

You can’t wash your hands of Healthcare – Accountability and Medicare – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – March 14, 2010

Some problems you can’t just wash away.    The hot topic in Cornwall if not in all of Ontario is health care.  Chiefly slashes to health care budgets which of course lead to job cuts. While there are plenty of fingers to point ultimately the bottom line is that we as Canadians, at all levels […]

Seawayradio.com hits 1000th listener mark on day 10! Thanks Cornwall Ontario! March 10, 2010

Seawayradio.com hits 1000th listener mark on day 10!  Thanks Cornwall Ontario!  March 10, 2010

Thank you for listening Cornwall Ontario!  We hit our first humble milestone for our online radio station.   We have had our 1000 th listen to our shows on our 10th official day. We are your all request community radio station.  You choose the music; you choose the content.  We try and deliver! There are […]

Former Conservative Rahim Jaffer slips through DUI Possession Charges – Opposition Charge Favoritism – March 10, 2010

Former Conservative Rahim Jaffer slips through DUI Possession Charges – Opposition Charge Favoritism – March 10, 2010

All this get tough on Crime rhetoric from the Harper Government hit a snag as former Conservative MP Rahim Jaffer essentially got a get out of jail card for his DUI arrest.   The problem with creating tough laws is that the potential to end up being used as weapons against political opponents. Would a […]

EDITORIAL – NAFTA Under the Gun – Canada should never be for sale – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2010

EDITORIAL – NAFTA Under the Gun – Canada should never be for sale – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2010

It may be time to circle the wagons here in Canada.  A group of politicians in the US are planting the seeds to open the NAFTA trade agreement. Created during the Mulroney era, NAFTA has been argued on both sides of the border since its inception.   This US initiative is essentially being directed in […]

Liberal MP Mark Holland to visit www.Seawayradio.com Monday March 8 – Seaway International Bridge Crisis and Federal Budget – Listen Live – Cornwall Ontario – March 6, 2010

Liberal MP Mark Holland to visit www.Seawayradio.com Monday March 8 – Seaway International Bridge Crisis and Federal Budget – Listen Live – Cornwall Ontario – March 6, 2010

Seawayradio.com will be having Liberal MPP Mark Holland as a guest Monday March 8 to talk about the Seaway International Bridge Crisis and the Federal Budget just released by the Harper Government.    He currently serves as Member of Parliament for Ajax-Pickering, and is the Liberal Opposition Critic for Public Safety and National Security. He […]

Harper Government Presents Budget – Big Corps Happy at the Expense of Average Canadian – Cornwall Ontario – March 5, 2010

Harper Government Presents Budget – Big Corps Happy at the Expense of Average Canadian – Cornwall Ontario – March 5, 2010

Cornwall Ontario –  The Harper Government presented its budget to parliament and it was about as exciting as the NHL Trade Deadline.    No major surprises by the ever predictable Conservatives and no surprises to the reaction. Gilles Duceppe stated that his party would vote against it as did Jack Layton’s NDP.   Michael Ignatieff […]

Guy Lauzon Speaks – Not to Us – Guy Tough on Crime in Canada – Cornwall Ontario – March 2, 2010

Guy Lauzon Speaks – Not to Us – Guy Tough on Crime in Canada – Cornwall Ontario – March 2, 2010

Our MP Guy Lauzon is up to his wicked political ways again.      A concerned reader sent in the following. “NO MORE 2 for 1!!!! The Conservative government’s Truth in Sentencing Act finally became law February 22, 2010. I say “finally” because we have been trying to enact legislation to correct this flaw in our […]

Proroguing Over – Parliament Back to Business – Was it such a bad idea? Post your comment and take our poll – Cornwall Ontario – March 1, 2010

Proroguing Over – Parliament Back to Business – Was it such a bad idea? Post your comment and take our poll – Cornwall Ontario – March 1, 2010

Parliament is about to return.     Prorogued by the Harper government prior to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia to “recalibrate” the government and its goals; a new budget is due to be brought to the house for a vote of confidence. Mr. Harper’s poll numbers have dropped by his second proroguing of the […]

M.P. Gerard Kennedy resurfacing in fashion – Commentary by Ken Smith – Cornwall Ontario – February 28, 2010

M.P. Gerard Kennedy resurfacing in fashion – Commentary by Ken Smith – Cornwall Ontario – February 28, 2010

M.P. Gerard Kennedy resurfacing in fashion Maybe you remember M.P. Gerard Kennedy. He gave us single-handedly Stephane Dion. Kennedy, third in the 2006 Liberal leadership race thought an alliance with Quebec’s Stephane Dion in fourth place would beat frontrunner Michael Ignatieff. Kennedy was right and the Liberals ended up with a fourth-best leader. Dion then carried […]

Letter to the Editor – John Milnes – Incompetence and Security – February 28, 2010

Letter to the Editor – John Milnes – Incompetence and Security – February 28, 2010

Dear Sir: Prime Minister Harper, aided by Luc Lauzon and all the other anti-democracy Conservative Members of Parliament, determined to close down Parliament so they could play around, unimpeded by the opposition.  Everything fell nicely into place. The nightmare of Haiti was to provide a ready made grandstand opportunity and the security at our airports gave them […]

Michael Ignatieff Iffy on Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams US Heart Surgery – Moncton New Brunswick – February 23, 2010

Michael Ignatieff Iffy on Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams US Heart Surgery – Moncton New Brunswick – February 23, 2010

Liberal Hopeful Michael Ignatieff weighed into the Danny Williams surgery decision.     The Newfoundland premier chose to have heart surgery in the US which drew sharp criticism. Mr. Ignatieff  interviewed in Moncton New Brunswick said that: “…He would not have done it, but Michael Ignatieff feels Danny Williams’ decision to get health treatment in […]

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 – 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 […]

NDP Hold Their Annual General Meeting – Federal – Provincial – Cornwall Ontario – February 10,2010

NDP Hold Their Annual General Meeting – Federal – Provincial – Cornwall Ontario – February 10,2010

The Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Federal & Provincial NDP riding associations elected their executive members for 2010 at their joint annual general meetings on February 9 at the Navy Veterans Association in Cornwall. The federal NDP candidate for SDSG Darlene Jalbert was re-elected as the federal riding association President. Former Cornwall Mayor Brian Lynch will serve for […]

Harper Is Selling Another Piece of Canada to the United States – Letter to the Editor – Corneliu Kirjan – Cornwall Ontario – February 8, 2010

Harper Is Selling Another Piece of Canada to the United States – Letter to the Editor – Corneliu Kirjan – Cornwall Ontario – February 8, 2010

Harper Is Selling Another Piece of Canada to the United States By signing the agreement on government procurement, the Harper government is selling another piece of our country to the Americans. The provincial and municipal public markets were not included in NAFTA or the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement. The Harper government, that has already […]

SD&SG Federal NDP Candidate Darlene Jalbert on Leader Jack Layton’s Prostate Cancer Scare – by Markus Noé Cornwall Ontario – February 7, 2010

SD&SG Federal NDP Candidate Darlene Jalbert on Leader Jack Layton’s Prostate Cancer Scare – by Markus Noé Cornwall Ontario – February 7, 2010

Cornwall Ontario – The NDP party received some upsetting news Friday when their leader, Jack Layton, announced he was in a battle with prostate cancer. For the past seven years Layton has been the charismatic leader of the NDP and is known to keep a very full schedule. Unfortunately, only one day after his announcement Layton has been forced to cut back his workload. Layton was only […]

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