Cornwall - Apr. 17, 2015: The Government’s plan to sell 60% of Hydro One and direct the funds to infrastructure building is being challenged by opposition parties and major stakeholders as illegal. Once Hydro One is sold off, revenue from the sold-off components will no longer be available to service the $27 billion debt, driving up rates. We do not trust a Government that has mismanaged the Province’s finances for over a decade to deliver a transparent and economically sound asset sale, especially when their stated intention is to waste shareholders’ money in dubious infrastructure schemes. FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 17, 2015: Volunteers are leading social change and impacting communities around the world. Every year during National Volunteer Week, we have the opportunity to celebrate their efforts and contributions. This year, during National Volunteer Week, taking place between April 12-18, let’s shine the light on the hard work and dedication of all the volunteers who are making our communities better places to live, work, and play. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Apr. 14, 2015: Judy Bobka was a staunch advocate, organizer and champion for CCVS, the high school she graduated from and taught at for most of her career. To honour her, we are creating the ‘Judy Bobka Memorial Fund’ in order to establish a bursary/scholarship for a deserving student at CCVS, the school that was so close to her heart. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Apr. 10, 2015: Today, I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a great lady, relentless supporter and a dear friend. Judy Bobka passed away yesterday. Our sympathies to her husband Dan, her daughter Sarah and family. Cornwall, SDG, and the province at large has lost a wonderful human. FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 9, 2015: Despite a successful campaign, Monte McNaughton announced today that he will begin taking the steps to wind-down his campaign for Leader of the Ontario PC Party. McNaughton will be endorsing Patrick Brown today for leader of the Party, stating that Brown is the best choice to lead the Ontario PC Party at this time, and Monte is pleased to support him. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Apr. 7, 2015: On Monday, April 6th, 2015, shortly after 9:00 am, the Cornwall Community Police Service was called to a residence on Carleton Street and located a 52-year-old woman with no vital signs. Investigation revealed that the Jacqueline Martin had been stabbed and as a result her 28-year-old son Jonathan Michaud was arrested on April 6th, 2015 and charged with first degree murder. He will appear in court on April 7th, 2015 for a bail hearing. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Apr. 7, 2015: The Board of Directors of the Cornwall Hot Air balloon Festival has voted to cancel Lift-Off 2015 citing an inability to garner major sponsors. The Board was relying on raising funds to secure this year’s entertainment roster and to cover the remaining deficit from the 2013 Lift-Off festival which suffered a large loss due primarily to adverse weather conditions. FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 2, 2015: Today, NDP critic for Community and Social Services, Monique Taylor, called on Premier Wynne to ask the minister responsible for the SAMS debacle to resign. The Liberals’ measure of success includes $240 million, and counting, wasted on software that doesn’t work, 21 weeks of chaos, 500,000 T5s shredded, 720 clients’ privacy breached, and now, $200,000 spent on a report that ignores the biggest issues staff and recipients have been telling the Liberals about for months, the functionality of the system, Taylor said. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 27, 2015: The latest edition of the Sunshine List shows that even as she prepares to make more cuts to public services in the upcoming budget, Kathleen Wynne has done absolutely nothing to control the rise of outrageous public sector CEO salaries despite her pledge to do so. She promised change when she became Premier. Instead we’re seeing the same old Liberal arrogance. She promised accountability and transparency. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 18, 2015: F21 red will open at Devonshire Mall in the Fall of 2015” announced Mr. Chris Savard, General Manager. “Our shoppers have been asking for the Forever 21 brand and it is with great excitement that we can release the news that this sought-after retailer will open at Devonshire Mall this Fall. We know that this strong fashion icon will add to the already strong retail mix in the centre.” FULL STORY
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