Editorial

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

Cornwall Ontario – Following an outpouring of community support for rural education, the Upper Canada District School Board amended its proposals for pupil accommodation to preserve a number of the schools previous slated for closure. The revised plan still recommends the closure of the secondary component of Rothwell-Osnabruck. The loss of South Stormont’s only secondary […]

 A Reader

Letter to the Editor – Student concerned about skyrocketing tuition

Letter to the Editor – Student concerned about skyrocketing tuition

Dear Editor, I am writing about my personal financial needs, but I am also going to talk about the bigger picture. When you are looking at things from a student’s perspective it is frightening to imagine how we, the people, will ever overcome the financial burden of pursuing a higher education. I have chosen to […]

 MainAdmin

Letter to the Editor on Justin Trudeau government Electoral Reform Failure

Letter to the Editor on Justin Trudeau government Electoral Reform Failure

Dear Editor, I am disappointed but not entirely surprised by Justin Trudeau’s abandonment of his oft- repeated promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under our outdated, unfair voting system. Our present first-past-the-post voting system makes a mockery of democracy. It routinely wastes votes, distorts election results, creates unrepresentative parliaments, produces phony majority […]

 Julia Lucio

It has begun : 5 potentially dead in a Quebec City Mosque shooting

It has begun : 5 potentially dead in a Quebec City Mosque shooting

Tears are running down my cheeks. Tonight, shortly after 8, someone entered a Mosque located in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood in Quebec City and opened fire.  5 are reportedly dead although the police is yet to confirm that information.  Two suspects are in custody. I remember an argument I had with someone months ago.  The person was criticizing […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree: Does Ryan Gosling deserve to be recognized in Cornwall Ontario

Agree to Disagree: Does Ryan Gosling deserve to be recognized in Cornwall Ontario

A couple of weeks ago, Mai-Liis wrote an article about Ryan Gosling and his achievement of winning a Golden Globe Award. That article quickly became one of the most read in the history of our newspaper and website. Clearly, Cornwallites are very interested in the success path Mr. Gosling has followed. This week, Ryan was […]