Cornwall Standard Freeholder
27  novembre     00h38
A Fleury of ideas, result in Kill Per View for B.C. author
Todd Hambleton    For A.G. Fleury, writing his first published thriller at home in British Columbia has roots that go back to elementary school in Cornwall. His passion for reading and writing developed at Immaculate Conception school. (During the process) I thought way back to elementary school, those little short...
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Lockdown protesters back in Cornwall court in January
Shawna O'Neill    Almost seven months ago, seven individuals were arrested and charged following an anti-lockdown protest held on May 1 outside of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU). Those individuals appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice’s provincial offences court earlier this week. Jennifer Lea Demellweek,...
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Boo no? How about some cheers, for 2021 Cornwall Ghost Walk
Standard-Freeholder staff    There’s nothing scary about these numbers. Cornwall’s Ghost Walk for Charity held last month on select dates wound up raising 30,000 for five local charities this year, organizers said. And, more than 4,000 people came through and braved the spooky walk organizers put together in the spirit of...
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SDG council moves forward on prioritizing affordable housing
Shawna O'Neill    Affordable housing availability weighs on the minds of many, including SDG councillors. The housing crisis is definitely another one of those crises of our time really, said Coun. Stephanie Jaworski. During a regular meeting on Nov. 15, council approved the creation of an affordable housing...
26  novembre     23h35
UPDATED: South Stormont 2022 draft tax budget has 3.99 per cent increase
Todd Hambleton    This article has been edited to include the correct use and explanation of the median home value, and to reflect that council has not yet adopted the 2022 budget. LONG SAULT South Stormont council has asked staff to prepare a 2022 budget with a 3.99 per cent increase in tax revenues, in its...
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P.U. Morrisburg residents turn noses up to proposed marijuana facility
Shawna O'Neill    MORRISBURG Brian Harris, the chief operating officer of Eckel Noise Control Technologies, said he is going to send South Dundas Mayor Steven Byvelds a calculator for Christmas. Harris said Byvelds needs to do the math: the municipality might lose its 90-some jobs with his company if it supports a...
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Opinion: Real democratic reform in Canada? Look to the North
Standard-Freeholder staff    The North can teach us about elections. I was recently in Yellowknife, N.W.T, then went into Nunavut; 700 kilometres from everything. I had 10 blessed days of quiet from the continuous bombardment of buzzwords of the federal vanity election. The democratic system in the North puts our divisive...
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Cornwall Colts drop 10th straight game, for second time this season
Standard-Freeholder staff    The Cornwall Colts have hit rock bottom in the Central Canada Hockey League. At the civic complex on Thursday night, the Colts were defeated 5-4 in an overtime shootout by the Pembroke Lumber Kings, a 10th-consecutive setback for Cornwall, and the team’s 20th loss in the last 21 games. Cornwall,...