Liberal Nomination Meeting Fills the House in Cornwall – SD&SG team Ready for Hotly Contested Riding! – March 4, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Best Western PLUS Parkway Inn & Conference Centre was abuzz Thursday night as nearly 100 Provincial Liberal members came out in the frigid cold, with a Habs game on the tube to listen to the three candidates to replace popular MPP Jim Brownell. There were no attacks at each other.  No […]

Winchester District Memorial Gain Funding to Implement Late Care Nurse Initiative – March 3, 2011

Winchester ON – The McGuinty government is helping an eastern Ontario hospital retain experienced and valuable nurses in its workforce. . Winchester District Memorial Hospital in Winchester has been selected to receive $21, 574 to implement the Late Career Nurse Initiative (LCNI).  The LCNI will allow nurses 55 years of age and older to spend more of their […]

Tim Hudak Calls on McGuinty Government to Restore Local Controls on Where Wind Farms Can be Built – February 28, 2011

Queens Park –  ON – Tim Hudak was on the Warpath today at Queen’s Park lashing out at the McGuinty government over Wind Power. Today in the Legislature, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak called on the McGuinty Liberals to restore the say of local councils in determining where industrial wind farms will be built. This […]

Ontario Government Takes Actions to Protect Seniors In Retirement Homes – February 23, 2011

Queens Park ON – Ontario is one step closer to strengthening protections for seniors in retirement homes across the province. Proposed regulations under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 were developed after extensive consultations and include: Care and safety standards – resident care plans, food safety, falls prevention, requirements for emergency and evacuation plans, mandatory staff and […]

Long Time Liberal Denis Sabourin Expected to Join Provincial Race in SD&SG Ontario to Succeed Popular MPP Jim Brownell – February 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario UPDATED It’s Official !

Cornwall ON – It looks like the run for the Liberal nomination in SD&SG Ontario is going to be a 3 horse race; although some are speculating that it may be as many as 5 shortly! Long time Liberal mover and shaker and pundit on, Denis Sabourin is expected to make the announcement this […]

Pat Finucan Announces That He’s Seeking the Ontario Provincial Liberal Nomination for SD&SG – February 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The worst kept political secret was let out of the bag Wednesday afternoon at the Best Western PLUS Parkway Inn & Conference Centre in Cornwall Ontario as Pat Finucan announced his intentions to seek the Liberal nomination for SD&SG in the upcoming Provincial election. So far his competition is former Cornwall Ontario […]

Life Long Liberal Marcel Bourgon Refusing to Vote in Provincial Election Over HST – February 6, 2011 – HD VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Politics is fascinating.  Some people seem to be born to one partisan party and never consider anything other than the party line. Then there are others that make changes as their lives changes. There’s an old adage about being crazy if you’re not a Communist when you’re under 25 and a Conservative after 50…. […]

The Political Round Table on – Show Starts at 9:00 AM! Tuesday February 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Click the banner to listen LIVE or after via Podcast to The Political Round Table on ! Every Tuesday morning starting at 9:00AM pundits Joe Gunn & Denis Sabourin share their views on what’s going on politically whether it be around the world or around the corner. At 10:00 AM Keith […]

Cornwall Ontario and area Businesses Breakfast Connections with Local Politicians – January 19, 2011

Cornwall ON – The Breakfast Ham wasn’t only on the plates of the capacity room at the Ramada Wednesday morning as Breakfast Connections hosted a slew of area politicians.     There were mayors, wardens, more mayors, an MPP, MP, and at least one candidate for MPP in the upcoming Provincial election. The event, hosted […]

Employment Looking Better For Ontario as 2011 gets Rolling! (UPDATED) Statscan Numbers with Quotes from Minister Dwight Duncan and Roger Sauvé – January 7, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – An interesting mix of data came across my desk today regarding unemployment in Ontario and Cornwall.   There’s some good and some bad news, but ultimately we’re doing great considering the world economy and especially that of our neighbors to the south! First off our regular Economist Roger Sauvé checked in with […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Maurice Dupell Dispels Rumours of Provincial Run – SD&SG Provincial Election Candidate Speculation Heating Up – January 6, 2010

Cornwall ON – I caught up with Cornwall City Councilor Mr. Maurice Dupelle today. He’s busy attacking his first term on council with a lot of zest and vigour.   We talked tonight about his new position as the city council appointee to the Youth Advisory council and some of the many ideas he has […]

New Bridges Create Jobs in Cornwall Ontario – January 5, 2011

Cornwall ON – Three new bridges in Cornwall will help ensure long-term safety, create about 216 jobs and support the environment. The work includes: §         Removing and rebuilding the eastbound and westbound Highway 401 bridges over the CNR line, east of Boundary Road at Cornwall §         Building a new bridge over Highway 401 at Boundary Road, replacing […]

Letter to the Editor – Ross Ayotte of Smiths Falls Ontario is Unhappy with Hydro Rates – January 2, 2011

In 2007, Dalton Mcguinty ripped up a previously-prepared plan on rebuilding hydro that would have cost $60 billion and after experimenting with energy policy over the last three years the Liberals now say their plan will cost $87 billion. The people of Ontario  know the real cost may be billions higher as nothing ever comes in on budget and Mcguinty can’t be trusted one just has […]

SD&SG MPP Jim Brownell Holiday Greetings for 2010 – VIDEO – December 18, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – MPP Jim Brownell of SD&SG Ontario wishes to extend his holiday greetings to the viewers of The Cornwall Free News. httpv:// Wishing you blessings of joy, this Christmas. May your heart be filled with peace and happiness as you surround yourself with family and friends this holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy […]

9:00 AM The Political Round Table on with your Host Jamie Gilcig – Guests Joe Gunn, Denis Sabourin, and Keith Beardsley – December 14, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The Political Round Table – Live from Cornwall Ontario with pundits Denis Sabourin and Joe Gunn.  Showtime is 9:00 AM on!   Keith Beardsley drops by at 9:45 and shares his View From the Hill.  Get an inside look at some of the hot topics from Parliament, and then we open […]

Ontario’s “Eco-Fee Imbroglio” Holds Lessons for Other Provinces: C.D. Howe Institute – December 12, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Charging producers for the life cycle cost of waste management is contentious, as shown by the recent controversy over “eco fees” in Ontario, but it can be an effective policy tool if done right, according to a study released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Eco-Fee Imbroglio: Lessons from Ontario’s Troubled […]

Does Big Oil Control the Media too? by Richard Komorowski – December 10, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Climate Change Deniers seem to come in two types: those who cannot handle the truth and those who profit from the lies. Where does the Calgary Herald fit? On October 10, 2010, the Calgary Herald, once considered a respectable paper, but now under new ownership, published an editorial about climate change, taking […]