Public Apology

Public Apology

On June 7, 2022 I inadvertently sent a Press Release from my city computer announcing my intention to run for Mayor in the 2022 Municipal election.I didn't realize at the time that I was breaching the Code of Conduct. I have a reputation for following procedures and I should have recognized this fact…

Students bring expertise and extra fun to Dundas Manor

Students bring expertise and extra fun to Dundas Manor

It was the wild, wild west at Dundas Manor – thanks to two Algonquin College students who are completing three-month placements at the home. All through July, the western theme was everywhere, culminating with a big country party.  It included everything from country crafts to wild west fun facts…

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Resources sector update Miner Barrick Gold Corp. reports its second-quarter earnings this week, followed by Lundin Mining Corp. on Tuesday. Barrick released an update last month indicating it is on track to achieve…

Les résidents sont incités à prendre des précautions durant une période de grande chaleur

Les résidents sont incités à prendre des précautions durant une période de grande chaleur

Environnement et Changement climatique Canada prévoit des températures élevées le samedi 6 août pour une durée d’au moins deux jours. Le Bureau de santé de l’est de l’Ontario (BSEO) avise les résidents des cinq comtés de l’Est de prendre les mesures nécessaires pour prévenir les maladies…

A LIFE-SAVER: DOING IT FOR GILLES

A LIFE-SAVER: DOING IT FOR GILLES

It is a sobering statistic: Each year 40,000 Canadians are victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Only 10% survive, too often because a simple, easy-to-use, life-saving piece of equipment was not within reach. The Heart and Stroke people say that in cardiac arrest, every second counts with most happening…

Excellence Inside and Out

Excellence Inside and Out

Walker ClimateCare is not your typical HVAC company. As their website says, they are more than just heating and cooling – both in terms of the products and services offered, but also in terms of their culture. Inside and outside their office, Walker ClimateCare stands out amongst its peers. Walker…

Finding the right Spot for your stuff

Finding the right Spot for your stuff

StorSpot Self-Storage recently opened its doors and represents the first modern fully automated climate controlled self-storage facility in Cornwall. StorSpot was converted from an underutilized unique heritage building in Downtown Cornwall and has been developed to meet the growing demand for mini-storage…

The Quebec/Ontario Challenge at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

The Quebec/Ontario Challenge at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

  Cornwall, Ont –  The Quebec-Ontario Challenge was at Cornwall Motor Speedway for the second of five races for both the Restaurant Le Grinder 358-Modified and Lussier Chevrolet/DRIVR Academy Sportsman. Local runners showed the way around in the 60-lap Grinder Restaurant Quebec-Ontario…

Your Weekly Horoscope

Your Weekly Horoscope

WEEK OF AUGUST 7 TO 13, 2022 The luckiest signs this week: Aquarius, Pisces and Aries ARIES At work, you’ll undertake some trai­ning that brings you advancement. You’ll gain access to roles that are more closely aligned with your values. At the very least, you’ll redefine your ambitions with…

Tribe Reports 23 New COVID-19 Cases: 9 Total Active

Tribe Reports 23 New COVID-19 Cases: 9 Total Active

  Onerahtohkó:wa/May 4, 2022 AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team reported 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the southern portion of Akwesasne from April 26, 2022 to May 4, 2022. Fourteen (14) cases have completed their 5-day isolation period however, nine…

Local Business Woman Represents Canada on International Stage

Local Business Woman Represents Canada on International Stage

The Cornwall and SD&G area was represented throughout the United States over the past month, as local startup founder, Shannon Ferguson, took part in the 2022 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program on a Collaboration Grant as an alumni. Shannon completed the prestigious YLAI Program…

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for 6 Months and Older

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for 6 Months and Older

  AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services reported an overall vaccination rate of 68.4%, which is a decrease from the 72.4% rate previously reported. The updated vaccination rate reflects the addition of 400 children between the ages 6 months to 4-years old, who are now eligible…

OPINION: Doing your part during a wave without restrictions

OPINION: Doing your part during a wave without restrictions

Here we are again, at the beginning of another wave of the pandemic. Despite the rising COVID numbers, in terms of infections and hospitalizations, I do believe that this will be the last, or second to last wave. I do not believe that this wave will be as severe as previous waves thanks to the now…