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CORNWALL, Ontario – The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce announced that effective Monday, Jan. 13, they have a new Executive Director. Greg Pietersma is a former local school board chair and is the owner of The Pietersma Tinworks in Chesterville. “After a thorough search we are excited to announce that Greg Pietersma is the new executive director of our fine organization,” said Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce President Shannon Lebrun. “Greg brings with him some great ideas on how to take the chamber into the next decade to be an advocate for our local business community and improve the communication links between our members and the community at-large.” Pietersma had operated his tinsmithing business for approximately 30 years and spent sometime working at Upper Canada Village as a master tinsmith and supervisor. “I am thrilled to be joining the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce team,” said Pietersma. “I admire the way Cornwall has worked to transform itself and am excited to be part of that process as Executive Director of the

Chamber. I am keen to work with the Cornwall business community to grow the Chamber membership, represent their interests and support their businesses.” Pietersma is taking over from Lezlie Strasser, who had been the Chamber Executive Director for 32 years. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

The Aultsville Filmfest is back for it’s 14th year, set to end January with the Cornwall premieres of eight more exciting films. The festival will open Friday, January 24th with a special screening of Kingston filmmaker Rob Lindsay’s documentary, GO-BOY! Memories of a Life Behind Bars (2019). Looking at the story of Cornwall author and personality Roger Caron, the screening will be followed by a Q&A with Lindsay and a reception for festival pass-holders. Also representing Canada in the festival lineup is crime thriller Cardinals (2017) from Toronto duo Grayson Moore and Aidan Shipley. These titles are joined by international hits that include the unpredictable Swedish thriller-fantasy Border (2018), Macedonian documentary and Sundance favorite Honeyland (2019), and thoughtful Israeli family drama The Dive (2018). This year’s Filmfest will also bring the much buzzed-about Parasite (2019) to Cornwall, fresh from its Best Foreign Language Motion Picture win at the Golden Globes and ahead of its expected Oscar nominations. Since winning the top prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the dark comedy-thriller from master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has been heavily praised for its

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CORNWALL, Ontario – Over a hundred people gathered at the Cornwall Legion on Friday, Jan. 10 for the annual United Way Italian night. Around 170 people were in attendance for some good Italian food provided by Casa Paolo and the Legion. Juliette Labrossiere Executive Director of

the Untied Way of SD&G, said that she hoped that the event would raise around $8,000 for the organization, as it had in previous years. The event had prizes up for grabs including a necklace donated by Pommier Jewellers and a one night stay at the Best Western. “This event is a great way to give back to the community and support the United Way,” said Clayton Delaney, United Way Board Member and President of Black River Wealth,

a main sponsor of the event. Dessert for the evening came from Dairy Queen Cornwall, and Freshco provided beer steins for the guests to take home. “This is a great laid back event and a fun way to start the new year,” said Labrossiere. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

Loblaws expanding distribution centre in Cornwall

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CORNWALL, Ontario – Loblaws has announced that it will be expandi ng its distribution centre in Cornwall in 2021. This expansion is a part of a restructuring that will see distribution centres in Ottawa and Laval, QC, close. The distribution centre in Ottawa has

around 230 employees while the Laval site has approximately 550. Loblaws Inc. cannot confirm however if these job losses at the distribution centres in Laval and Ottawa will all be moved to Cornwall. “Cornwall is an existing distribution centre that is expanding and, by the end of 2021, will be among Canada’s best and most

modern, introducing new jobs, technology, and greater volumes. It includes automation but also people,” said Catherine Thomas, Senior Director of External Communications with Loblaws. “When the site is fully operational (by the end of 2021) it will service our stores in Eastern Ontario and Quebec. There will be an increase in the workforce there, but we can’t confirm precise numbers.”

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CORNWALL, Ontario – Januar y is Developmental Service workers month. Since 1979, the Kinsmen Community Residence in Cornwall has given a helping hand and enabling their members to live active, independent and productive lives. “The clients we serve might struggle because they might lose focus on paying bills, eating properly, or medical appointments. That’s where we help,” said Tim Hawn, one of two full-time primary support staff workers at the Kinsmen Community Residence. Located at 176 Marguerite de Youville, the Kinsmen Community Residence consists of six townhomes, each with two residents per home. The organization consists of three fulltime employees and two part-time. Lisa D’Alessio is the second full-time primary support staff member at the Kinsmen Community Residence and she estimates that over its 40 year existence, that it has helped hundreds of people live better lives. “Our motto is ‘Discover your Potential’,” she said. “Our service is flexible. We recognize what people need help with and what we

don’t need help with.” In addition to the 12 on-site residents that they support on a daily basis, there are also people who live in the greater Cornwall community that Kinsmen Community Residence also assists. One of the on-site residents is Lino Distefano. Thanks to the support of Kinsmen Community Residence, Distefano found a job at Tim Horton’s and has been an employee there for over 30 years. “I like the people I work with,” Distefano said. He explained that he helps with maintenance, cleaning the parking lot, and occasionally baking cookies. “He’s proven he has many skills and can handle the work,” said Hawn. Distefano says that Kinsmen Community Residence helps him with things like banking and that he also likes the social connections he’s made. Staff at Kinsmen Community Residence hold a supper for three residence a week and Distefano himself organizes a weekly potluck with other residents. “Some people are isolated and it helps them connect with people they wouldn’t always meet,” said Hawn.

Primary support workers Lisa D’Alessio and Tim Hawn stand alongside Lino Distefano (centre) at the Kinsmen Community Residence (Nick Seebruch/ Seaway News). “We often hear in in-take meetings from a son or daughter that what they want is friends,” added D’Alessio. Joh Ann Couture, the Executive Director of Kinsmen Community Residence says that it is thanks to workers like Hawn and D’Alessio that organizations like their’s are able to

achieve what they do for their clients. “It is because of these workers that these success stories are possible,” she said. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

Community mourns passing of former CPS employee SHAWNA O’NEILL

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CORNWALL, Ontario – An outpouring of condolences can be seen on the Cornwall Police Services (CPS) social media as the community reacts to the of death of former CPS employee Blake Paquin. Paquin, who worked with CPS for 30 years, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6. He was 62. ‘We are shocked and saddened’ and ‘(Blake was) one of the nicest men I have ever known’ are among some of the sentiments shared online. “The CPS extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Blake Paquin, who recently passed away. A retired CPS employee, Blake was an integral part of our police service, having greatly impacted public relations and having a memorable positive outlook around the station. Rest In Peace, Blake. You will be greatly missed by all of us,” read a CPS statement.

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Paquin was recognized as the face of CPS during his tenure as the CPS Media Relations person, serving the community from 1984 until his retirement in 2014. He was known to be kind and optimistic, even in difficult circumstances. CPS Chief Danny Aikman also shared his condolences. “On behalf of the CPS I offer my deepest condolences to Carol, Alysha and family on the passing of their beloved husband and father, Blake,” said Chief Aikman. “Blake was a key contributor to many special events for the CPS including leading our response to Y2K, Racing Against Drugs, Cops and Rockers and our pursuit of Accreditation through CALEA.” Many community members voiced online their admiration for Paquin’s philanthropy, as he raised funds for local non-profits and served as an advocate to many initiatives, especially those involving local youth. “Blake’s co-workers could always count on

Photo of Blake Paquin provided by CPS. him offering a smile, a word of support or a shoulder to lean on and for that he will be warmly remembered by those of us who crossed his path,” said Chief Aikman. “Blake Paquin was someone who made the world a better place and he will be missed tremendously.”

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MAXVILLE, Ontario – A milestone for North Glengarry is set to be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. when water from the Maxville Water Project will officially be turned on at the water tower during a tap turning ceremony. “We are excited to invite our residents to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion,” said North Glengarry Mayor Jamie MacDonald. “For decades our municipality has fought to bring water to Maxville. Located within thirty minutes of Ottawa, Maxville now has the potential to grow and to prosper to its full potential. We look forward to what the future might bring; and we thank everyone for their patience during the construction process.” The process of developing a water distribution system had been a goal for residents

for close to 30 years, according to Tara Kirkpatrick, Economic Development and Communications Officer for North Glengarry. The project came with a $30 million price tag, of which 50 per cent (or $15 million) was funded by the federal government and 25 per cent (or $7.5 million) by the provincial government. The project was reportedly completed slightly below the overall budget. Mayor MacDonald previously explained to Cornwall Seaway News that the multi-faceted project could be broken down by five tenders: pipe work in Maxville, the water tower in Maxville, a transmission line, upgrades to the Alexandria Water Treatment Plant and a pumping station on Concession Rd. 6. Mayor MacDonald will officiate the brief ceremony on Friday, Jan. 17, joined by members of North Glengarry Council and Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MP Francis Drouin. The public is welcome and advised

to dress warmly, as the ceremony will be held outside. “Today is good news for the residents of Maxville. I want to thank Mayor McDonald, Deputy Mayor Williams, Council and all of those who were involved in making this important project a reality. I’m glad the Governments of Canada contributed to this project,” said Francis Drouin, MP for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell. The Maxville Water Tower is located near the intersection of SDG County Rd. 20 and SDG County Rd. 22. Water charges will only begin once residents’ water is connected. Any residents ready to connect to the water system are asked to contact their plumber beginning on January 20. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

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NORTH GLENGARRY, Ontario – Water Works crew members of North Glengarry discovered a historic, wooden sewer pipe in the first week of 2020 that was potentially installed there in 1885. The crews unearthed the peculiar piece of local history when they attended a sewer breach on Kenyon St. East. “It’s very unusual to find wooden pipes. This was the first occasion for our current Water Works Staff,” said Tara Kirkpatrick, North Glengarry Economic Development and Communications Officer. The pipe, which could date even older than 1885, was operational until shortly before the breach. It is believed that the pipe was designed and constructed locally by The Eastern Pipe and Construction Company Limited of Alexandria, which reportedly burned to the ground on Tuesday, Aug. 8,

1911, when a fire that started in a drying kiln engulfed the factory in 15 minutes. The company allegedly specialized in galvanized wire wound and continuous stave wooden pipes. “We know little of the company, aside from some historic ads that were sent to us. It’s a fair guess to say that they were true to their word when they said their product would not ‘rot, rust, burst, or freeze’ given the presumed longevity of these pipes,” read a Township of North Glengarry statement, citing research conducted by local residents. An undamaged section of the pipe remains underground and has been connected to a new pvc pipe, which feeds into the municipal sewer network in Alexandria. “Water Works Technician Marius Bauer was one of the staff members tasked with helping to repair the sewer connection. He said that he had only seen such connections chronicled in books and was surprised to find them used as a private connection (on) Kenyon St…” read a Township of North Glengarry


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Cornwall Council is considering holding public engagement on electoral reform in the City. I think that it is always good to review our representatives and review the way we elect them. With all of the flak I see directed at Council on social media, I hope the residents of Cornwall take this opportunity to weigh-in on its future. The public engagement that Council is proposing is to test the waters and to see how the public would feel about shrinking the size of Council and moving to a ward system. First of all, taxpayers should know that the price of this public consultation would be around $10,570, which might seem like a lot, but if it does lead to a smaller council, there are your savings right there. A smaller council size I think makes sense for Cornwall. We are a city of 47,000 people, yet we have 10 councillors plus a mayor. Keep in mind however, that each councillor sits on multiple committees in addition to attending conferences and events on behalf of the city. With less councillors, I believe that the number of committees will have to be streamlined, which could be a good thing. The City often has difficulties in filling all of the vacancies on every committee, so if fewer councillors leads the City to reduce the number of municipal committees, that might work out well for everyone.

Our Council members are not paid very much, around $18,000 a year, but still, fewer councillors would be a savings. If the public is in favour of reducing the size of council and know all of the benefits and costs of doing so, the question then is, how many councillors do we need? Belleville, a city similar in size to Cornwall and one we are often compared to, has eight councillors and a Mayor. This is two fewer councillors than what Cornwall already has, and I think that incremental change would be the right call. I would not want to see the number of Councillors drastically cut down to six or four because we would feel the difference and it would be negative, I think. With that few number of councillors, you might as well make it their full-time job and give them full-time salaries because the increased wor kload would be significant. Belleville, in addition to having fewer councillors, is also on a ward system, the other item that the public will be considering in consultations. Cornwall formerly had a ward system, and during the last election, candidates told me that this was an issue that they were hearing as they campaigned door-to-door. At first, I saw some merits to a ward system. Wards would give a greater voice to the neighbourhoods of Cornwall. Wards would also ensure that more people

would have the opportunity to run for council and stand a better chance of winning. As it is right now, a significant number of councillors are from one neighbourhood in the city. I don’t think however that these advantages out weigh the potential drawbacks of a ward system. I believe that wards would lead to a more fractious council, and it would be harder to get things done. Wards would incentivize the councillors elected from those communities to priorities their neighbourhood over the good of the city. Cornwall is a small city and often, our interests overlap, so why divide us into wards and create discord where there is none? I know that at least three

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councillors have stated publicly their opposition to a wards system. Final thought, no matter your views on these proposed reforms to our local democracy, get out and get your voice heard at these public consultations. I stated earlier that I see a lot of opinions and passion on social media when it comes to discussing our City Council. Hopefully that passion will lead people to go out and give informed input on how their representatives are elected. What do you think readers? Should council size shrink? Should we return to a wards system? Email your Letter to the Editor to nseebruch@seawaynews.media

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Re: Come all ye faithful . . . to downtown Dear Editor, The idea of adding a bike lane to Pitt St. starting at Third St. and continuing south to Water St. in order to improve business in this area is a great idea that would lead to a lot of very positive changes. It would alter the flow of vehicular traffic in several ways but, importantly, would not close this area to cars as was done in the past and proved to be harmful to business. I’m guessing that more than 90% of the traffic presently using this stretch of Pitt St. is what I call ‘drive-thru’ traffic. It simply wants to get somewhere else further south. The opposite is what is needed – ‘drive-to’ traffic. People would come to

this area by whatever means of transportation to become pedestrians because it is designed for people, not vehicles (bicycles included). Pleasing the pedestrian becomes the focus as everyone will become a pedestrian once they arrive. Here is where the idea of adding a bike lane could lead. By adding the bike lane one of the two vehicular lanes would be lost. As the width of a bike lane is less than a full lane there will be more space for pedestrian traffic and will enable the addition of infrastructure that pedestrians like: outdoor patios, rest areas, etc. The city could work with the imagination of the retailers to

make the area something very special. This area would then be a pedestrian-priority zone. This would mean that pedestrians are free to move where and when they like and any vehicle (bicycle or car) using this area would yield right-of-way to the pedestrian at all times. Speed limits would not be needed as the understanding of the priority of the pedestrian would be well understood by all drivers/riders. As there is now only one lane for cars and one for bikes and they are moving very slowly there is no need for those lanes to be straight. Adding some gentle curves would keep traffic slow and would add to the charm.

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As the vehicles and the pedestrians would be in close contact there are some considerations that must be given to what kind of vehicles would be permitted in this district. The following vehicles should probably be prohibited: trucks, vehicles with loud exhaust systems and vehicles with exhaust systems that do not properly control their emissions. There are other considerations but the overall effect would be to create a unique and animated section of the downtown that would be highly attractive to locals as well as tourists. Sincerely, Warren Brownlee


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The name Luc Bertrand may not ring a bell with most Cornwall residents but in Montreal corporate circles he has rock star status. The Globe and Mail described Bertrand as one of Montreal’s most successful businessmen who is “genial and extremely well-connected.” The 64-year-old is vice-chair of the National Bank Financial Group which he joined in 1998 after selling the brokerage firm of Pollitt Bertrand that he co-founded in 1985. He is chair of 5n Plus Inc. and is former deputy CEO of TMX. He sits on several corporate boards. But the one that jumps off his profile page is his connection to the Montreal Canadiens. He serves as chair of the board of Club de Hockey Canadiens Inc., which owns Les Habs and the Bell Centre. When the Molson brothers - Geoff, Andrew and Justin - needed partners to help put together the purchase of the Canadiens in 2009, Bertrand was one of the partners they brought on board. In one story on the sale, Geoff Molson praised Bertrand’s work in pulling off the multi-million dollar deal that brought the Molson family back to Les Canadiens. And by the way, Luc Bertrand is a native of Cornwall. Grew up here. Is a local high school graduate. His father Bernie owned Cornwall Cable Vision (now Cogeco) and CFML Radio. File this one under “Local Boy Makes (Real) Good”. HERE AND AFAR: I get the need for province-wide amber alerts but does everybody in the province

need to receive an annoying Sunday-morning wakeup call that says the alert doesn’t apply to the millions of Ontario residents who live outside a 10-mile radius of the Pickering nuclear plant? And then a few hours later another alert to say that the first alert(s) was a mistake. ... Ontario Provincial Police East Region reported nabbing 100 impaired drivers during the Christmas-New Year’s holiday. Of course that doesn’t mean 100 drivers will be found guilty of impaired driving. In many cases, where the driver can afford one, a defence lawyer will not contest that the client was drunk (hard to dispute a breathtest reading) but will be combing through the officer’s paperwork in an effort to find a technicality or loophole: forgot to cross a “t” or dot an “i”. ... Remember when the Roman Catholic Church sent missionary priests to Africa? Now it is Africa sending parish priests to Canada. In fact, if not for the steady supply of African priests, a lot parishes would be closed. THIS AND THAT: Disagree with the president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation when he said that all teachers are highly qualified and equal when it comes to teaching skills. As in any profession, there are excellent teachers and mediocre teachers and the occasional less-thanmediocre teacher. ... Seems strange that a cashstrapped Ontario municipal police force would pay around $80,000 a year to buy into an Americanbased police oversight program when Ontario has the toughest police regulations in North America. The U.S. outfit’s gold star stamp of approval and a buck fifty-five gets you a coffee at Tims. ... New police headquarters don’t come cheap, even for a city under 75,000 population. Belleville’s new stateof-the-art station which will officially open in July cost $26.4 million. ... The gem in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is not Finance Minister Bill Morneau. It is

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. Absolutely brilliant. AROUND AND ABOUT: Why do I feel that the federal Conservatives are going to screw up when it comes to selecting a new leader. ... I’m thinking how much different it would be if Christine Elliott had not been ambushed in the provincial leadership race. ... Does anybody know when Green Peace will be booking Greta Thunberg climate change appearances in Russia, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia and China? ... They were front and centre when it came to an anti-U.S. protest last week in Toronto, but the two NDP members of provincial parliament are no where to be found when it comes to protesting against Iran in the wake of the shooting down of the Ukrainian airliner that killed 57 Canadians. Wadya say about that, Andrea? THIS WEEK IN 1934: Cornwall Police Department annual report showed that for the fifth straight year Cornwall did not have a single major crime to investigate. Chief Fred Seymour called that and a 30% decrease in overall offences “amazing.” The force, made up of the chief, a sergeant and three constables to patrol tone one-square mile, made 60 arrests over the 12-month period and executed 11 search warrants under the criminal code and 47 search warrants under the liquor control act. The department handed out 26 speeding tickets, investigated 42 motor vehicle accidents which resulted in nine minor injuries. There were no drunk driving charges but 42 persons were charged with public intoxication. One automobile was reported stolen along with 52 bicycles. Seven persons were fingerprinted, 12 lost children were found and 27 truant students were rounded up and returned to school. ... Meanwhile, the fire department’s annual report showed a huge spike in fire losses for the previous year - 1933. Two major fires drove up the value of

property lost to $400,000 ($7.5 million in today’s dollars). The largest fire on Aug. 7, 1933 destroyed a large section of downtown, including the Victoria Arena. The other major blaze was at Cornwall Pants and Prince Clothing factory on South Marlborough Street. In all, the department answered 120 alarms, 73 for chimney fires. The department had a chief, two deputies and 22 volunteer firefighters. ... The fire department was installing red flashing lights on its two trucks after complaints that the trucks were hard to see at night when responding to calls. Windshields were also installed on the trucks which had open cabs. ... Carroll Lewis, hypnotist and palm reader, was at the Cornwall Coffee Shoppe. ... E. Howard Smith Jr., vice-president of Howard Smith Paper Mills, and his wife were guests at the Cornwall mill’s annual staff dinner/dance at the Hotel Cornwallis. ... Merpaw Ice Co. reported that the company’s ice storage building on Seventh Street was almost full after a successful harvest of blocks of ice on Cornwall Canal. TRIVIA ANSWER: In the early 1900s the Cornwall chapter of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union paid for a large water fountain in Central Park which was renamed Horovitz Park. A plaque placed on the fountain read, “Presented to the Town of Cornwall by the ladies of the WCTU (Women’s Christian Temperance Union). It was one of four fountains the WCTU helped erect in the town. It believed that if they offered men free water they would turn away from alcohol. TRIVIA: The building that houses the city’s new arts centre was built in 1911 by the Bank of Montreal. What was on the site until 1909 - 1) A and P grocery store, 2) St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 3) Rossmore Hotel, 4) , 5) Smith’s Hardware, 6) Cornwall’s first Chinese restaurant, the New York Cafe?

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streetscape, architecture that has enduring character, splendid towers, gargoyles, arches and pillars. European architecture adorns the sidewalks, not Toyotas, Peugeots, Volkswagens, Hondas and Fiats. The space between the roadways and the buildings is for pedestrians, trees, buskers, statues and places to gather. Havana, Lisbon, Berne and Madrid still have streetscapes with character. To sample that character locally, check out downtown Brockville, Gananoque or Quebec City. Let me take you on a walk along Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto’s west-end Parkdale district, my 1950s childhood haunt. Its origins are certainly neither mediaeval nor modern. It’s an excellent example of an in-between era. You’ll hear accents and snippets of German, Polish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. Revolutions and wars brought many newcomers to enrich the predominantly British stock that established this neighbourhood at the turn of the twentieth century. English

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I’d like to begin my first “3 Minutes with the Mayor” article by thanking the Seaway News for providing me the opportunity to share Township news each month in this space. We are always appreciative of any

opportunities to reach our residents and keep them informed. As you will see in the rest of this article, we have plenty more planned in 2020 to continue to improve in this area. During conversations with the public on the campaign trail in 2018, a common theme that came up for myself and my colleagues on Council was the need to improve transparency with the public. I am happy to say we are taking those concerns very seriously and will be implementing new methods to help us reach our residents more effectively. Soon, Township Council meetings will be

to access information more effectively, as well as provide improved service delivery. Soon, residents will easily be able to find exactly what they are looking for, in as few clicks as possible. New online payment options will also be available for some services, providing residents with additional means to access the services they need. Your Council and Staff at the Township are working hard to keep residents well-informed and we’re all excited to engage the community with our new initiatives in 2020. Sincerely, Mayor Bryan McGillis

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SeawaY communitY eventS AQUA FITNESS GROUP - If you have Fibromyalgia and/or Chronic Fatigue, join our Aqua Fitness Group held at the Aqua Centre in Cornwall on Tuesdays and Fridays, from Noon to 1pm. For more details, contact: Vickie Pollock at 613537-8781 or Leona Pilon at 613-931-2874. SIGHT AND SOUND MOVIE “ RUTH “ is taking place Saturday, Jan. 18 at 6:30pm at Cornwall Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney St. All are welcome to attend. Info: call 613-936-9166.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE IN CORNWALL AND SDG WHO HELPED MAKE OUR 2019 CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS

Our volunteer Bell-Ringers and Salvation Army staff—who went more than the extra-mile. Thank you for your hard work and dedication. Cornwall Children’s Christmas Fund for allowing us to partner with you and help you provide Christmas Baskets for our community.

ENCORE EDUCATION CENTRE Cornwall offers winter daytime classes for adults 50 and over. No exams or grades. Learning for fun and discovery. Over 30 topics to choose from. New subjects starting weekly all winter. Info: 613-9371525 or visit www.encoreseniors.ca WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES returns 22nd with the Canadian drama “Antigone”, the Best Canadian Film winner at TIFF and Canada’s entry for the Academy Awards. Jan. 22nd, 7:30pm, Galaxy Cinema. Tickets available at Complex Box Office or at the door. DOES FOOD CONTROL YOUR LIFE? Do you constantly diet, starve, binge or purge? Do you hate your body? Do you eat and feel guilty? STOP hurting yourself with food. There is a place for you! We meet every Monday evening at 6:30pm at Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney, Cornwall. You are not alone. Contact 613 6629979 or oa.cornwall@gmail.com

Our local municipal, provincial and federal politicians for your support and for helping us to kick-off our 2019 campaign. Last, and most especially, the people of Cornwall and SDG; all the local businesses, organizations and churches for your financial support, and for your donations of food and warm winter clothing! YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT MEANS WE CAN CONTINUE TO BE A SOURCE OF HOPE IN THE HEART OF CORNWALL IN 2020

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VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDCANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY needed in Cornwall & district to provide cancer patients transportation to their medical appointments. The Wheels of Hope program ensures that volunteer drivers are trained and supported in addition to reimbursing them for mileage. Interested in becoming a volunteer driver? Please contact Linda Rodgers Email: linda.rodgers@ ontario.cancer.ca or call 613-932-1283. CORNWALL NEWCOMERS CLUB welcomes women who have moved to Cornwall and surrounding area in the last 4 years. Info: Deborah 613-360-4628 to learn more about the club and its activities. WEDNESDAY LUNCH ~ by the members of the Knights of Columbus “Seniors & Friends”, 205 Amelia St. (downstairs) Every Wednesday from 11:30am-1pm. Also, WING NIGHT every Thursday from 5:30-8pm. Everyone Welcome!

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TRI-COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL is offering a free introductory program. Learn about popular, free Social Media websites and applications, to promote yourself for employment or your business for self-employment. This new program starts Jan. 13, 2020. Class runs Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm for 6 weeks. For more information or to register, call 613-932-7161. Please note that previous basic computer experience such as using a mouse/touchpad and keyboard would be helpful. DANCE THE WINTER AWAY! With the Glengarry Tartans Alexandria Easy Modern Square Dancing Fun,Wellness & Fitness. No cost/no obligation Open House, January 12 or 19, 2020 – 2:003:30pm Beginners. Followed by low cost drop in Sundays till May. 49 St. Paul St., Alexandria. Casual attire. Couples & Singles welcomed! Info: 613-931-1783. clauzon55@sympatico.ca CORNWALL QUILTERS GUILD will hold the next monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 20 in St. Matthews Lutheran Church Hall, 1509 2nd St. West at 7pm. Guest speaker: Bill Locke. Welcome to all. Info: Barb 613-360-8079. THE CAREFOR CLINIC continues its weekly visit at the Centre Charles-ÉmileClaude on the first Wednesday of each month. The next visit will be Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 9am to 12pm. No appointment needed. On the basis of first come first serve. CORNWALL WESLEYAN CHURCH invites you to our Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. Kids Konnect Church for children ages 4 – 12 years. Nursery is also available. Bible Study Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Men’s Fellowship Meeting at 8:30 a.m. the first Saturday of the Month. For further activities refer to www.cornwallwesleyanchurch.on.ca or call 613-936-9166. BID EUCHRE TOURNAMENT, Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Navy Club, 30 - 6th St. East (across from Giant Tiger). Start time 10am. Light lunch. Call Maggie to register: 613-363-1753.

AKWESASNE CASINO FUNDRAISER TRIP to help raise funds for the St. Lawrence Seniors Club, Saturday, Feb. 15. Two buses will be departing from parking lot of Eastcourt Mall (back lot). Bus 1 at 4pm and bus 2 at 4:30pm. For more info, contact Sylvia at 613-932-7870. THE CENTRE CHARLES-ÉMILECLAUDE, a French non-profit organization will be holding an evening of line dancing for all retirees at a very reasonable cost. The next dance will be Jan. 31 at 7pm. CASINO TRIP to Lac Leamy (Hull) on Friday, Jan. 31, bus departs at 4:30pm. Info: 613-932-6534. Bring a friend or two. Proceeds to St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre. BINGO : Every Monday nights at the Centre Charles-Émile-Claude located at 146B Chevrier Avenue. The games start at 6:15pm for the «Early-bird» and 7pm for the regular games, a value of $1815 (progressive of $600 and many 50/50). Welcome to all! ALZHEIMER SOCIETY SOUP’S ON 2020, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 11:30am-2:00pm at the Civic Complex Salons ABC. ST. LAWRENCE SENIORS CLUB BINGO(S) Every Monday and Thursday at the Army Navy Club, starting at 12:15 (warm up) and Reg. games start at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! SEEDS OF LOVE A FREE STORE and a slice of pizza, Saturday, Jan. 25, 1pm to 3pm at Cornwall Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney St. Donations of gently used clean winter coats, boots, hats, mitts etc. accepted. Please contact the church at 613-936-9166 to arrange drop off. A MEN’S FELLOWSHIP MEETING is taking place Saturday, Jan. 25 at 8:30am at Cornwall Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney Street, followed by Breakfast/Brunch at the Glengarrian. LET’S PLAY EUCHRE!!! The Cornwall Township Lions Club. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7pm. Info: contact Roly Dixon at 613932-9396 or Helen at 613-931-3076.

SPAGHETTI FEED FUNDRAISER, Friday, Jan. 31 brought to you by the Knights of Columbus Council 755, 205 Amelia St. (downstairs) from 11:30am-1pm and 4pm-6:30pm. Everyone welcome. NAVY CLUB, supper served every Thursday at 5pm, 30 - 6th St. East (across from Giant Tiger), followed by Georgie’s Karaoke from 6-9pm. Everyone Welcome. 613-938-0285. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY Monthly support group meetings for Care Givers and for People living with dementia. Call 613 932-4914 ext. 202 for times and locations (English and French). IS SOMEONE’S DRINKING BOTHERING YOU? You are not alone. There is help and hope. Call 613-937-4880 or visit www.al-anon.org AULTSVILLE WINTER FILMFEST January 24th-26th. 8 independent films! Weekend passes and single tickets available. For all the info visit www.aultsvilletheatre.com

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“THE NEED TO GROW” FILM SCREENING with Director in attendance! Feb. 22, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm at The Port Theatre, 132 Montreal Rd, Cornwall. Please purchase your ticket through our eventbrite page: Join us for the Canadian premiere of the new documentary “The Need to Grow”. The film asks the question: can we feed the world without destroying the planet? The Need To GROW takes you inside the hearts and innovations of three very different leaders. Narrated by Rosario Dawson (Marvel’s The Defenders, The Lego Batman Movie). Join us starting at 6:30pm for free organic, local refreshments including popcorn, kombucha, and beer. The film will be followed by a short Q&A with the Director. FR: Veuillez noter que le film sera sous-titré en français. *Please note: A ticket to The Need to Grow is included in the purchase of your Eco Farm Day Registration. To purchase a ticket to Eco Farm Day, visit: ecofarmday. ca SMART CITY TOASTMASTERS If you want to become a better communicator then join Smart City Toastmasters. We are a small welcoming group, so you can get comfortable and grow your confidence. We look forward in seeing you on every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 7pm in room A351 at St. Lawrence College. Info: contact our club president at stefan_corriveau@outlook. com or at 613-937-3485. AVONMORE: Annual Meeting of the Roxborough Agricultural Society-Host of the Avonmore Fair will be held on Sunday, Jan. 26 at North Stormont Place in Avonmore beginning at 2pm followed by Anniversary Cake- 2020 is the 160th Anniversary of the Society. Info: 613-3465988. Everyone is most welcome to attend. CHOSEN IS A NEW JUNIOR HIGH GROUP ages 12-15 years meeting the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 6:30pm to 8pm at Cornwall Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney St. Info: 613-936-9166.


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inclement weather) can help you see and be seen in the dark. Jumper cables – Jumper cables can help you start your car if you’re experiencing trouble with your battery or charging system. If you are unsure how to use them, call for roadside assistance. Winter: Add the following items to your emergency kit: a candle in a deep can and matches for light and warmth, road salt and/or kitty litter, a small shovel, a snow brush or ice scraper, extra windshield washer fluid.

A well-packed emergency kit ensures you have the tools on-hand to assist you in getting help, alerts other drivers to the presence of your vehicle and enables you to cope with basic challenges when stuck on the side of the road. First aid kit – Keep a first aid kit in your car at all times. Prepared kits are sold – be sure to familiarize yourself with - Air Conditioning the contents and replace any items you may use. Blanket – With variant temperatures and four seasons, - Exhausts having a blanket in your vehicle year-round is a must. If - Brakes you break down, a blanket can help to keep you warm - Suspensions without having to run your engine (which puts you at risk - Tires of carbon monoxide poisoning). Flares – Flares can help to attract attention, identify - Tune-ups your location to roadside assistance operators, and warn other drivers of the location of your vehicle. Ron Flashlight – A waterproof flashlight (in case of 1520 Vincent Massey Dr.,Cornwall 613-932-3111

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Regional Tourism grants are important systems of support to our local businesses. We are investing in our businesses. We are investing in our people. SDG is truly a wonderful place to Stay, Discover, Grow, and we want the world to know it,” said Nick Seguin, Tourism Coordinator for the United Counties of SD&G. The second program, the Regional Tourism Grant, has the overall goal of raising the visibility of the United Counties of SD&G. Applicants can receive as much as $5,000 to help suppor t m a r ke t i n g efforts for tourist attractions such as events. The deadline for applications for the Regional Tourism Grant is Feb. 28 at noon and will be the only opportunity to apply in 2020. More information on the Regional Tourism grant can be found at https://www. sdgcounties.ca/tourism/grant Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

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CORNWALL, Ontario – With the release of the war film, 1917, the Cornwall based Red Ribbon Forces campaign was at the local premier to show support for veterans. Brian Goodfellow, who has been volunteering his time with the Red Ribbon Forces campaign for over a decade, was more than happy to be on the scene for a film which ties in well with his organization’s mission. “We’ve been doing it for 12 years. We’re not as active as we used to be, but we’re still supporting the troops. With the help of people like at Galaxy [Cinema] we continue to do things to show support,” said Goodfellow. “We’ve also had support from two Governor Generals and a Defence Minister.” “Any support that will help us continue the Red Ribbon Forces is much appreciated,” said Goodfellow. The Red Ribbon Forces campaign is a local organization that has frequently provided extra support and services for veterans in Cornwall and SDG. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

CORNWALL, Ontario – The Ontario Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the arms length organization that investigates incidents involving police services and the public where injuries are sustained has confirmed that they are investigating the Cornwall Police Service (CPS) after an early morning arrest that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 7. At around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 7 CPS responded to a residence near Brookdale Ave. and First St. W. where they located a 32-year-old man in possession of a sharp object.

“There was an interaction. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries to his neck. He has since been airlifted to a hospital in Ottawa,” reads a statement from SIU Media Relations Officer Monica Hudon. “At this time, three investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to the case.” During the day on Jan. 7 SIU and CPS had a field just south of the Four Seasons Car Wash near Fifth St while they investigated the scene. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.


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La directrice générale de la Société d’Alzheimer Cornwall et du district, Shelley Vaillancourt, la mairesse Bernadette Clement et le président de la société Alzheimer’s Cornwall et du district, George Knezevic, tiennent le drapeau Alzheimer pour le mois de sensibilisation à la maladie d’Alzheimer. Photo soumise. reçu un diagnostic de la maladie d’Alzheimer. «Le manque de compréhension et la peur que génère l’Alzheimer engendrent de l’inconfort et de la tristesse face auxquels les gens répondent en se focalisant sur leurs propres souffrances. Ils ont tendance à s’éloigner et à nous oublier. Nous nous sentons isolés.» Pour lireces histoires et biend’autresencore, etdécouvrircommentvouspouveznousaiderà combattre lastigmatisation, rendez-vous surlesite Webdelacampagne àjevisaveclaIzheimer. ca. Grâce à des programmes et des services, à l’éducation et à un programme de jour, la Société Alzheimer est là pour aider les Canadiens à surmonter les défis de vivre avec la maladie d’Alzheimer ou une autre forme de démence. Nous sommes disponibles pour desservir notre communauté de Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott, Russell et Akwesasne au 613-932-4914.

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Mark, un infirmier à la retraite, vivent en C.-B. Toute leur vie, ils ont été des militants passionnés pour les droits des gais. Maintenant, ils veulent normaliser la maladie. Ils savent combien la honte et la dissimulation des symptômes peuvent miner les relations. • Carol-Ann, une ardente défenseure des personnes atteintes d’une maladie cognitive dans sa petite communauté soudée en Alberta, s’occupe de son mari à domicile, Stan. Depuis qu‘il a reçu un diagnostic de trouble cognitif léger il y a 10 ans à 70 ans, son état décline lentement. «Ça fait vraiment très mal d’entendre des commentaires méprisants. Les personnes atteintes d’une maladie cognitive ne sont pas folles et ne perdent pas la tête.» • Amy, une préposée aux services de soutien à la personne basée enOntario, est non seulement confrontée à la stigmatisationdanssaprofession,mais ellel’observe également danssa viepersonnelle, puisque son beau-père areçuundiagnosticdelamaladied’Alzheimer. «Nousdevonsfairelalumière surlesmaladiescognitives,la sensibilisation a un énorme rôle à jouer dans la compréhension.» • H a r o l d , 7 1 a n s , f i e r Te r r e - N e u v i e n quinemâchejamaissesmotslutteconstamment contreles remarques désobligeantesausujetdesafemmeBarbâgéede50ans. Atteinted’unemaladie cognitive,ellerésidedans unétablissementdesoinsdelonguedurée.«Lesgensdisent, “ellen’apas l’airensimauvaisesantéqueça... on nediraitvraimentpasquequelquechosenevapas!” Çapart peut-êtred’unebonneintention,maisçavous pousse à vous dire que ce n‘est peut-être passi grave que ça... alors qu’en fait, ça l’est.» • Lyne, une professionnelle des RH du Québec, n’aurait jamais imaginé devoir placer son mari de 63 ans, Yves, dans un établissement de soins de longue durée après qu‘il ait

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CORNWALL, Ontario - Les Canadiens atteints d’une maladie cognitive s’adressent au public pour une troisième année consécutive dans le but de changer les cœurs et les esprits, mais aussi pour aborder la discrimination constante dont ils font l’objet dans leur vie de tous les jours. « Depuis quand est-ce un crime d’oublier quelque chose? demande Tanis, une ancienne infirmière atteinte d’une maladie cérébrovasculaire qui réside au Manitoba. Je veux faire passer le message selon lequel il n’y a pas lieu d’avoir honte. Débarrassons-nous-en pour que les gens puissent parler de ces maladies et recevoir l’aide dont ils ont besoin!» Tanis compte parmi les nombreux Canadiens qui prennent courageusement la parole en racontant Ieur histoire personnelle, à l’occasion de la campagne nationale de la Société Alzheimer, Je vis avec l’Alzheimer. Laissez-moi vous aider à comprendre. Cette campagne est lancée le lundi 6 janvier dans le cadre du Mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie d’Alzheimer. Motivée par des études alarmantes qui indiquent qu‘un Canadien sur quatre aurait honte ou serait gêné s‘il était atteintd’unemaladiecognitive, lacampagnedonneunevoixàcesCanadiensquis’agacentdesconstantes suppositions et des fausses informations associées à leurmaladie. «À moins de l’avoir directement vécut, il peut être difficile de se rendre compte des dommages que peut provoquer la stigmatisation chez les personnes et les familles qui affrontent les maladies cognitives, explique Shelley Vaillancourt, Société Alzheimer de Cornwall et Région. Trop souvent, les sentiments, attitudes et stéréotypes négatifs entourant les maladies cognitives dissuadent certaines personnes de chercher de l’aide et en découragent d’autres à proposer leur soutien. En mettant une plateforme à la disposition des Canadiens touchés par une maladie cognitive pour qu’ils racontent leur histoire, nous entretenons l’empathie et la compassion, mais contribuons également à déconstruire la stigmatisation pour qu’ils puissent vivre pleinement leur vie.» Depuis le lancement de la campagne en 2018, plus de 60 Canadiens atteints d’une maladie cognitive, ainsi que des proches aidants, ont pris position contre la stigmatisation associée à ces maladies. Voici les personnes qui se joignent à Tanis pour la campagne de cette année:  Leonard, un professionnel à la retraite de l’Ontario, qui a reçu un diagnostic de maladie à corps de Lewy il y a quatre ans, à 69 ans. «Vous pouvez avoir peur, mais ça ne sert à rien. Cela n‘apporte rien de bon. Alors, je vais continuer, du mieux que je peux, à vivre ma vie comme avant.» • Ken, qui a reçu un diagnostic de troubles cognitifs à début précoce à 58 ans, et son mari,

LE CLUB DES AÎNÉ(E)S DE STETHÉRÈSE-DE-LISIEUX vous invite à nous joindre, pour jouer aux cartes et fléchettes (dards) les mercredis après midi à 1.30. Un souper chaud gratuit le dernier mercredi du mois. Les membres assidus sont éligibles pour un voyage gratuit de fin de saison. Contactez; Denise Vice-présidente au 613-932-1805. BINGO : Tous les lundis soirs au Centre Charles-Émile-Claude situé au 146B avenue Chevrier. Les parties débutent à 18 h 15 pour le « lève-tôt » et 19 h 00 pour les parties régulières, d’une valeur de 1815 $ ( progressif de 600 $ et plusieurs 50/50 ). Bienvenue à tous ! AVIS AUX RETRAITÉS QUI AIMENT LES DANSES EN LIGNE CAR LE CENTRE CHARLES-ÉMILE-CLAUDE organise 1 soirée dansante à un prix très raisonnable. La prochaine soirée dansante sera le 31 janvier 2020 à partir de 19 h 00. LE CENTRE CHARLES-ÉMILE-CLAUDE CONTINUE SES ATELIERS D’INFORMATION. Le prochain atelier « On jases-tu ? » ayant pour thème : « Plan de bénévoles », aura lieu le mercredi 15 janvier à 11 h 00. Cet atelier est ouvert à tous et est gratuit. LA CLINIQUE CAREFOR A REPRIS SON HORAIRE RÉGULIER d’être présente au Centre Charles-Émile-Claude à tous les premiers mercredis de chaque mois. La prochaine clinique sera le mercredi 5 février de 9 h 00 à 12 h 00 (midi). Les rendez-vous sont sur une base de « premier arrivé, premier servi ». LE CENTRE CHARLES-ÉMILE-CLAUDE COMPTE plus de 300 membres à son actif il est donc très facile d’y devenir membre et profiter des rabais sur les activités régulières ainsi que les sorties planifiées à l’extérieur de Cornwall. Pour de plus amples renseignements sur l’adhésion au Centre, veuillez communiquer au 613-932-1035.


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L’enseignante ou l’enseignant de votre enfant fait bien plus qu’enseigner une matière selon un programme-cadre. Elle ou il l’accompagne dans son cheminement, l’aide à trouver sa place dans la société et à mieux comprendre les enjeux qui nous concernent toutes et tous, comme l’éducation, la francophonie, la justice sociale.

Les enseignantes et enseignants des écoles franco-ontariennes financées par les fonds publics ont à cœur le succès de leurs élèves. C’est pourquoi, après de longs mois de négociations qui avancent au ralenti avec le gouvernement et les conseils scolaires francophones, les enseignantes et enseignants ont voté récemment à 97 % en faveur d’un mandat de grève. Il est temps de passer à l’action.

Car les négociations ne portent pas seulement sur les droits et les conditions de travail. À la table de négociation, l’apprentissage des élèves est aussi un enjeu de taille pour lequel les enseignantes et les enseignants sont prêts à participer à des mouvements de grève. •Réduire le choix des cours offerts aux élèves? L’AEFO dit non. •Forcer les élèves à suivre des cours en ligne? L’AEFO dit non. •Affaiblir notre système d’éducation francophone par des coupes absurdes? L’AEFO dit non. Le gouvernement Ford veut couper, enlever, trancher et voit l’éducation comme une dépense, alors qu’il s’agit d’un investissement pour l’avenir. Les conseils scolaires sont complices.

Des mouvements de grève comme dernier recours Nous comprenons que des mouvements de grève peuvent perturber le quotidien des parents d’élèves franco-ontariens. Mais l’AEFO a une part de responsabilité dans les décisions qui seront prises à la table de négociation et ne peut pas accepter de participer à la détérioration de notre système d’éducation franco-ontarien. Nos jeunes seraient les grands perdants. C’est pourquoi les mouvements de grève sont nos derniers recours. Nous espérons pouvoir compter sur votre compréhension et votre soutien. 240121

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AKWESASNE – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) has announced that they have developed a new border crossing plan in partnership with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA). The MCA states that the plan will improve the lives of those who cross the border between Cornwall and Akwesasne daily and that there are short-term, mediumterm, and long-term goals, some of which are already being implemented. “MCA and CBSA have taken steps in the past year to forge ahead on a new, positive path that is mutually beneficial,” said Grand Chief Abram Benedict. “Through this shared desire to improve the border experience, we’ve developed plans together for tangible improvements and long-term changes. Consideration of a domestic lane, improved communication, and dialogue on matters that affect Akwesasronon are just some of the components of the initiative.” Some of the strategies that have already been implemented include increasing the service capacity at the Port of Entry. Long term goals include improved processing for domestic travelers. “This innovative approach is of particular significance for us, as it is the first time the CBSA has used Designed Thinking in a Nation-to-Nation context. A positive relationship with Indigenous Peoples is a priority for our Agency, and we look forward to continuing to work with the Mohawks of Akwesasne First Nation and other communities near ports of entry to address challenges and leverage opportunities with border crossing,” said CBSA President John Ossowski. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

CORNWALL, Ontario – The Wonderful World of Whiskey show returns for a fourth year at the Nav Centre in Cornwall from March 26 to 28. As in previous years, this year’s event is packed with famous names from the whiskey world, educational master classes, and of course a wide selection of spirits, some debuting in North America for the first time. Some of the top names who will be in attendance at this year’s World of Whiskey Show include George Grant, a sixth-generation owner of the Glenfarclas Distillery. One of Canada’s top whiskey connoisseurs Davin de Kergommeaux will be on hand with copies of his new book, which is not scheduled to be released until March 30, but de Kergommeaux will have a limited number of copies with him for Whiskey Show attendees. The Nav Centre is also excited to announce that Ned Gahan, Head Distiller at Waterford Irish Whiskey will not only be at the show but will be using the Wonderful World of Whiskey Show as a platform to launch his product in North and South America. “Having Ned Gahan of Waterford distillery at the nav centre is an absolute honour and will help take this little show that could you the next level- people all over the world are talking about how they are attending our show,” said Ian Bentley Director of Conference Services at the Nav Centre and the organizer of the World of Whiskey Show. Bentley is hoping for around 700 attendees to make it to the event this year, and they are already

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more than half sold out. The event kicks off on March 26 with a Cornwall and area whiskey collectors class presented by Frank McDonald, Paul Desnoyers, Mike Brisebois, Darren Nelson and Renee Salhany, followed by a Glenfarclas Whiskey dinner. Tickets are available at https://navcentre.ca/event/ the-wonderful-world-of-whisky-show-2020/ Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

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Saturday, January 18 at 6 pm at Ramada Cornwall. Enjoy amazing wines, beers and spirits from around the world, great food and live entertainment at the 17th annual Seaway International Wine Festival at Ramada Cornwall. Roughly 20 drink vendors will be on hand and the entertainment will be provided by Montreal’s Shaharah and Nicole Coco Thompson. It’s a perfect way to beat the winter blues and celebrate a new year with friends and family! January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm at the Nav Centre (1950 Montreal Rd). Come and witness a Super Fight presented by the Seaway Valley Wrestling and Destiny World Wrestling. On January 18th “The Villain” Marty Scurll will be defending his Destiny Championship here at the NAV CENTRE. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online via ticket zone.

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Enjoy classical organ music in a divine setting with Nativité Recitals. The performance will be held on Sunday, January 19th at 2:30 pm at Nativité Co-Cathedral (220 Montreal Road) featuring the talented Maria Gajraj. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. On Tuesday, January 21, It’s time to get your soup on for Soup’s On! From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cornwall Civic Complex enjoy a selection of amazing soups from 10 professional chefs and 8 other culinary creators in the community division. There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 draw and music and announcements by Corus Entertainment! Tickets are $10 each or $25 for VIP – get yours by calling 613-932-4914 ext. 206! Funds will help to support the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall & District.

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A game warden catches an unlicensed fisherman in the act. Hope Ron Graham is still able to Bowl for “You’re going to pay a big fine for all those Kids Sake after the saw mishap. fish in your bucket” But, officer, I didn’t catch these -- they are my pet fish and I just bring them here to swim. When they’re done they jump back into the bucket. “Oh really? This I’ve got to see. If you can prove it, I’ll let you go.” The fisherman empties the bucket into the lake and waits patiently. A few minutes go by To shorten winter, borrow some money due and nothing happens. in spring. Game warden: So where are the fish? Fisherman: What fish? The presence of wildlife brings the wonder of nature closer to home and enriches our lives. The Canada Lynx comes equipped to withstand the harshest winters. It has large feet that are covered in thick fur and act as snowshoes, allowing the Canada Lynx to walk over snow.

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Another earthquake rocked the region on I have a question that’s bugging me. The January 13. What’s up with that, two last time I was gone to Newfoundland and I shakes in less than a month? met a lady as I was saying ‘Newfoundland’ and she said you’re saying it wrong. Well GREAT LOOK, ROXANNE! South Stormont Council is seeking two that’s what it was when I was taught in I would like to thank the gentleman at more volunteers for their new Doctor school, because it became Newfoundland. Jean Coutu for carrying my shopping to my Recruitment Committee. If you are inter- She said it’s Newfundland, but I hear so car, it was much appreciated. ested, email loriann@southstormont.ca by many say it the way I used to. From Friday, Jan. 17. found-to-fund. Thought of the Week - Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing MP Eric Duncan was spotted Cuffed for Something else ... Why does Value Village still. Chinese proverb. a Cause with dad Ed this past weekend, charge tax? It’s been taxed over and over as raising support for Seaway Valley Crime us Canadians are taxed to the hilt as they Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down Stoppers. say. We donate this to help the poor. Also, I until the feeling passes. Anonymous. see the rich and I hear them say, ok you’re Pet Tip of the Week: If it’s time for a new selling to cheap. Well!! There are stores for Please report any suspected animal pet in your life, you will surely find your per- you people. We need some changes Value cruelty or abuse by calling the OSPCA at fect companion at an Ontario SPCA adoption Village. It disappoints me when I see it piled 1-888-668-7722, Crime Stoppers at 1-800centre. Cats and dogs of all ages, shapes, and burnt like dump. Also, the poor might 222-TIPS, your local animal shelter at 613sizes and breeds, as well as birds, rabbits, steal to cloth their young or themselves. It’s 936-0072 or the local Police Dept. Unlike guinea pigs and more are waiting in hope for a shame. Market place showed trucks of most crime victims, animals can’t seek help a home, someone to share life with, some- clothes being burnt. for themselves. They depend on you to stop

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SOUTH STORMONT, Ontario – The International Joint Commission (IJC) the Canadian-U.S. body that governs water levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River states that water levels will continue to drastically fluctuate throughout the season until the ice settles. Due to unprecedentedly high water levels in Lake Ontario, the IJC has increased outflows through the Moses-Saunders dam at Cornwall. Outflows from the dam are sometimes as high as 10,700 cubic meters per second. This equals out to more than four Olympic size swimming pools flowing through the Cornwall dam every second. Township of South Stormont Mayor Byran McGillis said that the situation was causing concern. “There are a lot of people who are concerned with the low water levels right now,” McGillis said. “People are thinking that they (the IJC) are sacrificing this area for other areas. I think what we have to do here is meet with groups that are involved to discuss the future impact.” These high outflows have lead to extremely low water levels in municipalities immediately west of the dam on the shores of Lake St. Lawrence, such as South Stormont and South Dundas. In fact, water levels have been so low, that the Lost Villages, termed Canada’s Atlantis, have been uncovered. In 1959, 10 villages west of the Moses-Saunders Dam were intentionally flooded during the creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway, including the village of Aultsville. This week, it was once again possible to walk the streets of Aultsville thanks to the low water levels. “Lake St. Lawrence is the forebay of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam, a major international hydro power generating station. As outflows through the dam are increased, water levels upstream of the dam in the forebay are drawn down. It’s much like pulling the plug in a bathtub in this way,” said Rob Caldwell, Canadian Secretary, International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board. Caldwell pointed out that water levels on Lake St. Lawrence had been lower in the past. The IJC stated on Wednesday, Jan. 8 in a

press release that high water outflows from the dam will continue with the aim of reducing possible flooding in the spring. “Over the next several weeks, as stated in a previous release, regulated outflows will remain as high as feasible based on river conditions. As a result, residents around Lake St. Lawrence are warned to expect both extreme high and low water levels this winter, as the Board implements its winter deviation strategy,” the press release reads. “Extreme low water conditions are occurring now under the very high outflows being released. High water conditions will occur on Lake St. Lawrence whenever outflows are reduced to allow for stable ice cover formation. The winter deviation strategy aims to take full advantage of all opportunities to safely maintain maximum possible outflows and help reduce the probability of high water conditions occurring this year on Lake Ontario.” Dr. Matt Windle of the St. Lawrence River Institute has been studying the effects of the fluctuating water levels on the wildlife of the St. Lawrence River. “Land-mobile animals, such as beavers and muskrats, will move to areas that are more suitable,” Windle said. “There are animals, such as turtles, that are a specific concern because they hibernate in the mud and are more at risk than other species. While wildlife can adapt, this process and their ability to adapt is at the forefront of our data collection and studies. Given all the factors that seem to be a new reality for this water system, the River Institute has prioritized the study of the impacts on the ecosystem and are currently in the process of collecting information that will be communicated to the public and relevant agencies.” Windle explained that the River Institute was providing their research to the IJC to help the governing body make informed decisions as they try to fight high water levels in the Great Lakes. “We recognize that the low water levels in these shallow bays is very concerning if it results in stranded aquatic life, low oxygen levels in the water, erosion, or loss of winter habitat,” Windle said. Go to www.cornwallseawaynews.com for the rest of this story PLUS additional SN coverage.

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2019 Dodge Ram SLT

N19066 - Was

40,888

PLUS TAX & LIC.

2015 Chrysler 200 LX

2013 300 C

2016 Compass North

N18013A

st#N19272A

U03010A

N19133A

46

98

$

weekly/72 mths plus tax & lic.

U05001

137

46,788

36

weekly/72 mths plus tax & lic.

$

weekly/72 mths plus tax & lic.

2018 Cherokee Limited

U05013

133

$

77

52

2 TO CHOOSE FROM

06

weekly/96 mths plus tax & lic.

70

01

$

weekly/60 mths plus tax & lic.

2017 Honda Pilot Touring

U05014

127

$

75

N19103 - Was

37,888

$

NOW

weekly/84 mths plus tax & lic.

$

weekly/84 mths plus tax & lic.

129

PLUS TAX & LIC.

T11002A

42

58

U03014

$51,889

2016 Elantra GL

2018 Durango GT

$

PLUS TAX & LIC.

2019 Dodge Ram Express

$57,094

$

NOW

$62,925

$

NOW

PRE-OWNED INVENTORY

2015 BMW 325 M5

$

N19040 - Was

2019 Grand Caravan SXT DVD

2014 Dart GT

48

$

2019 Dodge Ram SLT

N19082 - Was

69

weekly/84 mths plus tax & lic.

2017 Dodge Ram SLT V/6

89

weekly/96 mths plus tax & lic.

N19081A

108

$

01

weekly/84 mths plus tax & lic.

Cost of borrowing $10000 @ 6.99% for 60 months $1,853.84, 72 months $2249.11, 84 months $2652.85, 96 months $3070.10, with a monthly payment of $197.65 / 60 months, $170.44 / 72 months, $151.04 / 84 months and $136.58 / 96 months. Subject to credit approval. See dealer for details.

formerly Notman Dodge Chrysler

2205 Vincent Massey Drive

613-938-0934

240449

NOW

CHECK OUT OUR NEW INVENTORY

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