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
Montreal GM and head coach Bob Gainey’s breathing better tonight as the Habs, led by Alex Tanguay’s 5 point night thrashed Atlanta. Alex Kovalev crept out of the dog house and put two goals in the night. The Habs were outshot 25-22 and Carey Price recorded a rare win for him of late. The win… Continue reading Habs Drink Tang – 5 points worth!
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
NDP Leader Jack Layton wants Ottawa to pull any Federal ads from two Quebecor owned Newspapers ( Le Journal de Montreal and Le Reveil du Saguenay) that have locked out their employees. “I know this is a very difficult time for you and your families,” Layton told the workers gathered in the basement of the… Continue reading Jack Layton Wants Ads Pulled from Papers that Locked Out Workers
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
LINK Claude McIntosh of the Standard Freeholder thinks a rematch between Guy Lauzon and Denis Sabourin is brewing. What do you think Cornwall? In my opinion I think the change in the economy and a new Liberal leader could just be the ammo to give Mr. Lauzon a run for his money next election, that… Continue reading Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…
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
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
LINK www.AndreaHorwath.com Ontario NDP’ers have a new leader. Congrats and click the links for the full story and Andrea’s Bio. Did any of you meet her when she visited Cornwall at Darlene Jalbert’s campaign office this last election? Born in Stoney Creek to an autoworker’s family Andrea earned her degree in Labour Studies from McMaster… Continue reading Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader
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 email@example.com or check out the Liberal riding… Continue reading Are you going to see Justin Trudeau Saturday Morning?
Liberal Senator George Baker from Newfoundland and Labrador is under attack by the Harper government for comments he has made about Newfoundland and Labrador forming a Bloc Quebecois type political party if the government doesn’t deal in a manner they feel more fair to Newfoundland and Labrador. LINK He (BAKER) said the Prime Minister’s Office… Continue reading Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks
It’s that time again folks. The Conservatives are about to unleash the dogs with a series of attack ads that they are hoping will have the same effect as the ones used against Mr. Dion. LINK Conservatives say that after Ignatieff won the leadership they made a strategic choice to spare him the torment they… Continue reading Harper to Unleash the Dogs on Iggy
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’S SPEECH Click the link above to read Justin’s speech to Parliment. It’s kind of hard to argue with the point. We all need to do more to help society; especially in light of our current economic challenges. At the same time, on the other hand, we have young people across this country who are… Continue reading Justin Trudeau’s Motion – “The Value of Service”
It can happen. People can overcome their own idealogies and issues; especially in time of crisis. Maybe this video is a lesson we can all learn from? httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D85yrIgA4Nk Please visit our sponsors:
Justin Trudeau gets smacked by the Bloc Quebecois. LINK Without reading Mr. Trudeau’s motion they suggested that he had sold out Quebec as they allege his father, Pierre Elliot Trudeau had. “Young people get a bad rap, often, for being apathetic, disconnected and cynical about the world,” Trudeau said after introducing a motion that asks… Continue reading Bloc Attacks Trudeau as Traitor
LINK “Tax cuts are great if you still have your job, but if you’re one of the 400,000 people in manufacturing who have lost your job, tax cuts aren’t going to help very much.” Mulcair said Can’t argue with Thomas Mulcair on that one. Frankly I’m fed up of the Government burning through Canadian Taxpayer’s… Continue reading NDP attack the budget – Tax Cuts Don’t Work