Stoney Point - Dec. 11, 2013: There are many people in the City of Cornwall who have expressed displeasure in the Federal Government's decision to re-institute a tank farm along Cornwall's waterfront. As this story unfolds and more manure hits the fan, fingers are pointing in many directions. Interestingly, MP Guy Lauzon seems to have the least amount of fingers pointing towards him and his government which I find surprising. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Dec. 10, 2013: Today, Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released her 2013 Annual Report and her findings are consistent with the reality that families like ours live everyday - much progress has been made in relation to autism awareness and funding, but much more is required. Tristan will likely receive IBI services sooner than most in the Province, but he will still miss the optimal four year target. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Dec. 6, 2013: The City of Cornwall has received numerous inquiries and concerns regarding a development project currently underway at the Cornwall Harbour on Transport Canada lands. The project is clearly inconsistent with the Waterfront Plan, with the Official Plan, with the long term vision of our community, with recent developments and efforts in the area, and we are very
disappointed with this outcome, said Mayor Bob Kilger. We are also very concerned about the lack of dialogue and public consultation FULL STORY
Cornwall - Dec. 6, 2013: The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a peaceful protest on the waterfront on Monday December 9th, to express the community's displeasure in the Federal Government's decision to re-institute an oil tank farm along Cornwall's waterfront. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Dec. 2, 2013: At Cornwall Square, one of our top priorities is the safety and well-being of our patrons, tenants and the broader community we serve. This holds true for both the owner and Triovest who is the manager of Cornwall Square. Currently there are two complex engineering projects that will be undertaken in 2014. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Nov. 30, 2013: Critically-acclaimed Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea took to the stage at the Cornwall Civic Complex last night. The highly-anticipated show was part of a cross-Canada tour in support of the band’s greatest hits and box set, XX, and in celebration of their 20th anniversary. FULL STORY
Toronto - Nov. 14, 2013: Ontario NDP Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs Critic John Vanthof says the closure of the Heinz plant in Leamington, announced today, should be a red flag to food producers and processors across Ontario. “I’m sad to hear this long-rumoured closure has finally come,” said Vanthof. “I have been calling on the Premier to take action for months, to prevent this closure and others like it because of changes to federal packaging laws. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 14, 2013: Windsor Mayor Eddie Francis issued the following statement today: Today is a very difficult day for the citizens of the municipality of Leamington, and employees of the H. J. Heinz Company of Canada and their families. The Heinz plant has represented more than an industry in the Municipality of Leamington. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 14, 2013: Devasting news out of Leamington, Ontario today as workers at the Heinz Canada plant have been told that the facility will shut down in June of 2014. Leamington Mayor John Paterson and Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation CEO Sandra Pupatello are expected to hold a media conference at 3:00 pm on Thursday. FULL STORY
Brockville - Nov. 11, 2013: Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville, today encouraged people to donate to the Red Cross to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
“The Canadian government will match Canadians’ donations dollar for dollar,” he notes. FULL STORY
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