“No Evidence of Any Progress to Resolve the Current Situation” Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Suggests Mediation to Resolve Seaway Bridge Crisis – October 30, 2009

“No Evidence of Any Progress to Resolve the Current Situation”  Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Suggests Mediation to Resolve Seaway Bridge Crisis – October 30, 2009

Cornwall Ontario –  Bob Kilger, the Mayor of Cornwall Ontario, stepped up to the plate and showed some leadership in this crisis today by sending a letter to Luc Portelance Executive Vice-President of  the CBSA and Grand Chief Mike Mitchell of Akwesasne.    It was cc’d to Minister Peter Van Loan suggesting that Mediation be used […]

Andrea Horwath In Cornwall for NDP Riding Association Fundraiser – November 29, 2009 – CORNWALL ONTARIO

Local Provincial NDP Riding Association to Hold Fundraiser Wine & Cheese With Andrea Horwath as Special Guest Brian Lynch, President of SDSG Provincial NDP Riding Association, has announced that the local provincial NDP riding association will be holding a fundraiser Wine & Cheese on Sunday November 29 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the […]

Guy Lauzon: “I’m just the messenger” That’s the Problem – Editorial – October 28, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

“I’m just the messenger” That’s the problem with our MP and why the Seaway International Bridge Crisis is still lingering on and hurting our riding during a recession. Mr. Lauzon seems to have lost his path; if he ever was on the path; that he has been elected by the citizens of this riding to […]

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Speaks Out to Minister Van Loan regarding Seaway International Bridge CRISIS – Cornwall Ontario – Akwesasne – October 27, 2009

It’s about time.   While my expectations of the Harper Government are low; based on their actions (lack thereof to date)  It’s good to see Cornwall speaking out for itself.  Kudos to Mr. Armstrong and the Chamber. L I N K “October 27, 2009 The Hon. Peter Van Loan Minister of Public Safety House of Commons […]

Cornwall City Council – Truck Bans, Arts Council, Swine Flu, Spirit of the City, Medical Scholarship – Cornwall Ontario – October 26, 2009

Cornwall City Council – Truck Bans, Arts Council, Swine Flu, Spirit of the City, Medical Scholarship – Cornwall Ontario – October 26, 2009

Short meeting at city hall last night as Council wasn’t in the mood to fight after Mayor Bob Kilger’s message of condolence to the family of Vanetia Warner who passed away from H1N1 this past weekend.   L I N K Cornwall is reeling from the impact of losing the first victim this season and a […]

Quebec Steps Up and Assists Nortel Pension Victims

L I N K You have to give Quebec credit when credit is due.  No word yet on Ontario following suit. “But while provinces like Ontario have not offered to top up a pension shortfall, the Quebec government, which passed legislation in January providing funding relief to Québec registered pension plans, have extended a helping […]

City Council Safe – No reduction of size – No return to Ward system – Now who’s going to rerun? CORNWALL ONTARIO

L I NK – Kevin Lajoie reports for the Freeholder; “During a strategic planning session Friday, city council all but formally rejected the possibility of setting up a ward system, and they also poured cold water on the idea of reducing their own ranks. On the whole, the majority of councillors seemed pleased with the […]

Jack Layton proposes National Pension Insurance Program – NORTEL

It’s so odd that we have to legislate things that should be a given or simply reinforce what should be laws.   Company A stiffs their employees and essentially gets off the hook with all of their executives in the clear.    Bad Desperate Man holds up a Cab and ends up in prison. I like Jack […]

Local TV – Separating the BS from Reality – CRTC – FREE TV

Up until the death of Analog TV you could put up your antenna and pull in free local signals.  That’s how TV has worked for years.   The ability to put up a transmitter was strictly enforced by the Government via the CRTC which controls radio and tv and what licensing fees are paid and what […]

Mayor Kilger frets over Cities Image – Youth Not Happy – No Dollars for Arts in Cornwall – Bridge Crisis still ongoing – Cornwall Ontario – Tourism

Wow, that’s a mouthful.   L I N K “Kilger didn’t completely rule out the prospect of taking on additional projects such as a new arts centre — an idea which has been floating around for some time — however he cautioned that the city’s financial picture will have to be kept in mind. “We’re […]

People’s Fire Video – www.awkwesasnepeoplesfire.com – UPDATE

This video was just posted on http://www.akwesasnepeoplesfire.com/ which is a website with a unique insight into the goings on at the tent in Akwesasne.   There’s so much spin out there and so much that hasn’t been covered.  It’s good to see the perspective from those at the center of the storm. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQQNz0FKCKI&feature=player_embedded I think […]