EI Premium Rebate is Political Marketing – Letter to the Editor by Tom Manley

EI Premium Rebate is Political Marketing – Letter to the Editor by Tom Manley

The old saying is “any free advertising is good advertising”. The Harper Conservatives exploit that by getting air time over a useless rebate in EI premiums. In fact, they get double messaging by falsely claiming job creation benefits. For one, a rebate of pennies in EI premiums to small businesses does not create jobs. A […]

Mark A MacDonald Calls Cornwall & District Labour Council Divisive – LTE Sept 4, 2014

Mark A MacDonald Calls Cornwall & District Labour Council Divisive  – LTE  Sept 4, 2014

Greetings: The upcoming Labour Council debate is a prime example of doing the same thing and expecting a different result.  It’s an attempt by the CDLC to push their own agenda and it only results in dividing candidates.Chemical tanks on our waterfront, resignations, criminal charges, huge payoffs, and closed door meeting violations, are just a […]

A Perspective on the Future of Cornwall Ontario by Harry Valentine – LTE Aug 26, 2014

A Perspective on the Future of Cornwall Ontario by Harry Valentine – LTE Aug 26, 2014

  CFN – A looming municipal election invites a wide range of citizens to declare their candidacy for public office and share their vision of the city’s future. Over the past 30-years, various candidates have promised to work to bring high paying jobs to Cornwall, repeatedly singing the hymn “I shall bring high paying jobs […]

Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

I have a 43-year-old teacher volunteering on my campaign for a national dementia plan because, astonishingly, Matt’s wife who is 45 is already in secure, long-term care with the illness (Frontotemporal dementia, FTD) . They have three children – 14, 12 and 10. About 15 per cent of the 750,000 Canadians living with dementia are […]

Tom Manley Calls MP Guy Lauzon on Tax Payer Partisan Mail Outs AUGUST 2, 2014 LTE

Tom Manley Calls MP Guy Lauzon on Tax Payer Partisan Mail Outs AUGUST 2, 2014  LTE

I recently picked up the Tax Guide at our local post office, published by our MP Guy Lauzon. Most tax measures in the guide are OK, some implemented by the previous Liberal government, and others adopted by the current Conservative government.   Otherwise, the document is a disgusting partisan rag paid by our tax dollars. […]

Harry Valentine Calls Bull Pucky on Dr. Paul & EOHU on Fluoride Safety LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Harry Valentine Calls Bull Pucky on Dr. Paul & EOHU on Fluoride Safety LETTER TO THE EDITOR

CFN – A member of Cornwall City Council recently released information that the City of Cornwall had temporarily suspended the addition of fluoride to the municipal water. Without public knowledge, the situation that had been ongoing for 2-months, the result of problems related to the storage of the hydrofluorosilicic acid that is added to the […]

demise of freedom of speech through social and political correctness in Canada – LTE Pastor Tom Newton of Cornwall Ontario

demise of freedom of speech through social and political correctness in Canada – LTE Pastor Tom Newton of Cornwall Ontario

The demise of freedom of speech through social and political correctness in Canada:   I have been following the events of an American pro-family activist named Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality. Recently LaBarbera was denied entrance into Canada on the possibility of committing a hate crime in Canada. Did you note the […]

Steven Forrest on Harper Government Handling of Veterans LETTER TO THE EDITOR LTE

Steven Forrest on Harper Government Handling of Veterans LETTER TO THE EDITOR LTE

A Great public interest story as some of us know the Federal Conservative Government has been saying one thing and doing something else. The Our Elected Government say they are helping Military and Vets and do this. Please check the link below. http://www.parl.gc.ca/HouseChamberBusiness/ChamberVoteDetail.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=2&FltrParl=41&FltrSes=2&Vote=47 It maybe be a surprise to many People but the Mental Health […]

A Slippery Slope to Fascism. Are we on it? Letter to the Editor by PJ Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario Jan 20, 2014

A Slippery Slope to Fascism. Are we on it?  Letter to the Editor by PJ Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario Jan 20, 2014

It’s beginning to look like it.   First, what is fascism?  Here are three takes:   (1) “Originally, ‘fascism’ referred to a political movement that was linked with corporatism and existed in (Italy) from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini.” –Wikipedia   (2) “The first truth is that the liberty of a […]

Eric Little LTE believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear”, and I will add, until you investigate for yourself

Eric Little LTE   believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear”, and I will add, until you investigate for yourself

Often when reading political documentation, blogs or some media reports, you can sense a bias or an underlying point of view. Since I began following the back and forth of language issues in Canada, there has been at least one constant, our federal official languages commissioner. Through reports, news releases and media reporting, it is […]

Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario – Writing Skills Are They Up to Snuff? – LTE October 23, 2013

Eric Little of Ottawa Ontario – Writing Skills Are They Up to Snuff? – LTE October 23, 2013

Bank of Canada audit finds Economists writing skills need improvement. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/bank-of-canadas-economists-write-poorly-need-help-audit-finds/article14950702/ Ontario open gover(n)ment spelling mistake. http://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2013/10/21/kathleen_wynnes_open_government_launch_marred_by_spelling_mistake.html Quebec has Canada’s highest high school dropout rate. (They finish in Ontario’s equivalent of grade 11) http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2012/02/20/19402596.html 2009 -2012 dropout rate for Ontario is not much better. http://www4.hrsdc.gc.ca/.3ndic.1t.4r@-eng.jsp?iid=32   If you look at the graph comparing the dropout rate for 1990-1993 & […]

Chris Klimek of Stop100.ca LTE on Cost of Low Speed Limits to Drivers – Oct 8, 2013

Chris Klimek of  Stop100.ca LTE on Cost of Low Speed Limits to Drivers – Oct 8, 2013

A friend of mine, a nurse who also teaches college and has two teenage children has recently received a speeding citation on a clear, straight, multi-lane stretch of highway 401 near Cobourg. She was charged with going 130 km/h in a 100 km/h zone. Her charge was not reduced in court when she pleaded not […]