Cornwall City Council

I was just watching this week’s city council meeting on Cogeco and it’s amazing to watch this group interact. There definitely are certain “types” of people.  You can see which councilors supports business interests, and which councilors support human interests; which councilors are smarter or brighter, or which councilors you wonder how the heck they… Continue reading Cornwall City Council

Should Councilors give back Pay Raises?

LINK Is Councilor Denis Thibault politicking or is this a good thing?  Talk back to us Cornwall.   Councilors received a 2.1% pay  increase bringing their salaries up to $14,270 per year. I’m going to ask some of our City Councilor’s to respond to this article. please visit our sponsors:

Six Questions – Mark MacDonald Cornwall City Councilor & Dad

We’re starting a feature called Six Questions. We ask interesting people six questions and the answers can be surprising. If you know of anyone you want Six Questions asked of email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com Here are Six Questions with Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald.  I’m going to thank Mark for being a good sport and… Continue reading Six Questions – Mark MacDonald Cornwall City Councilor & Dad

Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

LINK Cornwall City Councillor Elaine Macdonald is upset about Cornwall’s waste and wants to implement a Green Box program at a cost near $1 Million dollars per year. “If we’re going to cut down on our waste, that’s what we have to go to,” said MacDonald. “It’s a systemic change that we need.” I’m not… Continue reading Councillor Elaine MacDonald upset about Cornwall’s Waste

Justin Trudeau in Cornwall – They needed a Bigger Room

Denis Sabourin had to move the Justin Trudeau breakfast once, but it looked like he needed a larger room than Salon’s A-C at the Civic Complex. Every parking space was filled including along the entrance way into the complex. The line to greet Trudeau took over an hour to process.  The breakfast served was dynamite;… Continue reading Justin Trudeau in Cornwall – They needed a Bigger Room

Letter in the Standard Free Holder regarding the 3 Pad Rink

LINK Wow; these are some big allegations.   I’ve only lived in Cornwall for five years; but if true there should be some very serious consideration before planting the first shovel. I’d love to hear from people more on the know of this project. “Dear Councillors, Our city has a dump in the middle. It oozes… Continue reading Letter in the Standard Free Holder regarding the 3 Pad Rink

Are you going to see Justin Trudeau Saturday Morning?

Are you going to see Justin Trudeau this Saturday at from 8:30 in Salons A-C at the complex?  I know I’ll be there.  Not sure if there are any tickets left but if you still don’t have yours you can try Denis Sabourin 13 346 5416 or e-mail m3011@glen-net.ca or check out the Liberal riding… Continue reading Are you going to see Justin Trudeau Saturday Morning?

Has Guy Lauzon sent you a whack of letters in the last few weeks too?

Guy Lauzon, I guess on behalf of the Conservative Party of Canada; has sent 7 mailings to our house in the last few weeks. They all are the same photocopies asking if we feel if the Government is doing a good job. Regardless of my political leanings or opinions of our MP I have to… Continue reading Has Guy Lauzon sent you a whack of letters in the last few weeks too?

Justin Trudeau Update

Due to overwhelming demand the Justin Trudeau  Community Breakfast (Saturday March 14th from 8:30-10:30) has had to change the location to the Cornwall Civic Complex Salons A-C. People can still order tickets by contacting Denis at 613 346 5416 or e-mail m3011@glen-net.ca or check out the Liberal riding association website www.sdsg-fla.org Please visit our sponsors:

Please Spread the Word

Link to our site; tell your friends, family and co-workers.   For The Cornwall Free News to survive we will need lots of people reading this site and contributing to it. Have a story or issue you want to tackle?  Contact us.     Don’t like a story or agree with it?  Post your comments. This is “your”… Continue reading Please Spread the Word

The Next Federal Election in our Riding.

The Harper Government survived the coalition but for how long?   Will Guy Lauzon run again in this riding, and if so who will challenge him? Darlene Jalbert looks to be running again for the NDP.    The Liberals, under new leader Michael Ignatieff still haven’t announced a new candidate for this riding.   Rumors have been swirling… Continue reading The Next Federal Election in our Riding.

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