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Interview with The Guess Who former vocalist Carl Dixon playing Ribfest

Interview with The Guess Who former vocalist Carl Dixon playing Ribfest

Cornwall, Ontario – Carl Dixon Sings the Guess Who are the headline band for the third day of Cornwall Ribfest on Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at Lamoureux Park. This tribute to the Guess Who features former members of the legendary Canadian rock band. Carl Dixon (vocals) will be joined Bill Wallace (bass, vocals), Laurie MacKenzie […]

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Interview with CRASS co-founder Steve Ignorant playing 77′ Montreal

Interview with CRASS co-founder Steve Ignorant playing 77′ Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – The second annual ’77 Montreal festival takes place Friday, July 27th, 2018 at Parc Jean-Drapeau and includes a performance by the co-founder of legendary UK anarcho-punk band Crass. Singer/songwriter Steve Ignorant co-founded Crass with Penny Rimbaud in 1977. Their debut album titled The Feeding of the 5000 included songs such as “Punk […]

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Local business manager and community activist Todd Bennett running for city council

Local business manager and community activist Todd Bennett running for city council

Local business manager and community activist Todd Bennett has announced that he has officially filed the necessary papers and will be running for the office of Councillor for the City of Cornwall. Very actively involved in city matters for the last 8 years, he has chaired the Culture Plan Committee and the Waterfront Committee, both […]

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City encouraging caution in area of Ninth and McConnell

City encouraging caution in area of Ninth and McConnell

After a review of the environment, in conjunction with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and their falcon expert, it is expected that a family of Merlin Falcons will relocate in six to ten days. Until that time, the City of Cornwall is asking pedestrians to use caution when travelling in the area. City […]

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From Paul McCartney to American Idol – Interview with violinist Joel Derouin

From Paul McCartney to American Idol – Interview with violinist Joel Derouin

Cornwall, Ontario – Joel Derouin, who was born in Cornwall, Ontario would become one of the most accomplished violinists in the world. His music credits are extensive: He’s done violin work for Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Elton John, The Black Eyed Peas, Christina Aguilera, and Mariah Carey. He toured with Eric Clapton, Rush, and Sheryl […]

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Ontario’s Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Tops Four Million

Ontario’s Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Tops Four Million

July 10, 2018 (TORONTO) – Trillium Gift of Life Network, Ontario’s government agency responsible for organ and tissue donation and transplantation, announced a milestone today: four million Ontarians have registered consent to donation. Ontario reached this achievement fittingly during BeADonor Month in April – a month devoted to celebrating and raising awareness for organ and […]

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The Ontario SPCA urges pet owners to leave Fido at home or plan ahead this long weekend

The Ontario SPCA urges pet owners to leave Fido at home or plan ahead this long weekend

Stouffville, ON (June 29, 2018) – With much of the province experiencing a heat wave heading into the Canada Day long weekend, the Ontario SPCA reminds pet owners about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures, even with the car parked in the shade and the windows […]

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Bondfire in Lamoureux Park for St-Jean-Baptiste

Bondfire in Lamoureux Park for St-Jean-Baptiste

Francophones in Cornwall celebrated St-Jean Baptiste 2018 in grand style. After a week of French activities and French music, the Centre culturel de Cornwall invited all Cornwall residents to visit Lamoureux Park on June 23, 2018 for a night of music and a St-Jean bonfire. In the pouring rain, we heard the lively music of […]