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

Jack Layton Wants Ads Pulled from Papers that Locked Out Workers

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

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

Andrea Horwath New Ontario Provincial Leader

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 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?

Liberal Senator George Baker under Harper Attacks

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

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’s Motion – “The Value of Service”

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”

Bloc Attacks Trudeau as Traitor

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

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