Cornwall Electric offering programs to help with bills

Cornwall Electric offering programs to help with bills

CORNWALL, Ontario - Cornwall Electric is offering a one-time, on bill credit to qualifying customers to help them catch up on their payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is available to Cornwall Electric customers who's account was in good standing prior…

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CUPE: cost of safe return to schools could be over half a billion

CUPE: cost of safe return to schools could be over half a billion

ONTARIO - A study completed by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) estimates that making classrooms safe for students to return this fall will come with a heavy price tag. "CUPE has used the lowest projected costs to arrive at an estimate of $589,330,762 – the amount needed to fully fund…

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Road tests for class G2 and motorcycle driver’s licences will resume Aug. 4

Road tests for class G2 and motorcycle driver’s licences will resume Aug. 4

ONTARIO - People will be able to access more drive testing services as the Ontario government moves DriveTest centres into the second phase of its reopening plan. Beginning on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 road testing for class G2 and all motorcycle licences will resume and the number of locations offering…

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Précautions durant une période prolongée de grande chaleur

Précautions durant une période prolongée de grande chaleur

CORNWALL, Ontario - Le Bureau de santé de l’est de l’Ontario (BSEO) a émis un avertissement de chaleur prolongée et recommande aux résidents des cinq comtés de l’Est de prendre les mesures nécessaires pour prévenir les maladies reliées à la chaleur. Environnement et Changement climatique…

Death of a newsroom, end of an era

Death of a newsroom, end of an era

I once worked for an editor who called the newsroom the heart and soul of the daily newspaper business. He was fond of reminding folks in the advertising and circulation departments, “You guys sell the tickets; we are the show.” I remember a publisher moving his office to the newsroom because,…

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Tenant protections

Tenant protections

ONTARIO - The Ontario government is providing stability to Ontario's rental market by increasing fines for unlawful evictions and reinforcing the necessity for landlords to explore repayment agreements before considering evictions. These measures are included in the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening…

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Since moving to Cornwall in 1984, Ridgewood Industries has been a solid contributor to the economic well-being of the community and its residents. In operation for more than 50 years, Ridgewood Industries shares with its sister company Ameriwood in Wright City, MO, and its parent company Dorel Inc.,…

The Games go on virtually

The Games go on virtually

MAXVILLE, Ontario - In its 73 year history, a Glengarry Highland Games has never been cancelled until this year. It seems strange not to be preparing for the Games, not only for the Games Directors but for everyone in Glengarry who count on the Games to be the gathering spot of the summer for family…

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When The Games come to you

When The Games come to you

CORNWALL, Ontario - For the first time in 73 years, The Glengarry Highland Games was unable to go ahead as scheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While The Games held several virtual events to keep the spirit going, there were also some in person celebrations. Members of the Glengarry…

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List of pop-up shops

List of pop-up shops

CORNWALL, Ontario - Freshly painted pop-up shops are now available for rent by businesses in Cornwall's downtown and Le Village. Cornwall Tourism has already received bookings into October. "The reaction from the public and from vendors has been tremendous," said Kevin Lajoie, Tourism Officer.…

Special birthday parade

Special birthday parade

CORNWALL, Ontario - Carlin Taillon has always been a big fan of muscle and classic cars, and he's been missing the local classic car shows which have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Much like the classic car shows, Carlin's eleventh birthday on Saturday, Aug. 1 was also affected by COVID-19.…

OPINION: A problem in the parks

OPINION: A problem in the parks

Last week, I weighed in on an issue that I had received a lot of feedback about from readers, noise from vehicles, this week, I want to use this space to talk about another issue I’ve been sent a lot of emails about. Our parks, beaches and other public spaces are a great asset to all of us. The…

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