RE/MAX CORNWALL REALTY INC.
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE • INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED
649 Second St. East, Cornwall ON Office: 613 938-8100 www.REMAX-CORNWALL.ca
Cornwall • $126,900
3 bedrooms, semi-detached with attached garage, 1375 sq. ft., large lot of 62x144. A must see! 136 ELSIE
5-bedroom house with master bedroom & ensuite on the main floor. Large eat-in kitchen with island, hardwood floors on both floors and large garage. ST. RAPHAEL’S 20067 COUNTY RD. 18
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Cornwall • $154,900
Cornwall • $239,900
Township fires another salvo in language debate Language rights activist Howard Galganov speaks to members of South Stormont township council in front of a crowd of more than 200 people at the township hall in Long Sault last Wednesday.
3+1-bedroom, oak cabinetry, main floor laundry, completely finished basement with gas stove, double attached garage, fenced-in back yard. Close to bike paths. 1765 CUMBERLAND ST.
2+2 bedrooms, carpetless throughout, updated and modern kitchen and 2 4-piece baths, attached garage and fenced-in backyard and deck. Call today 613 551-7579! 155 ELSIE AVE.
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home. We are going to stay within the ru- ral communities first. Once we get enough people on side, we will branch out.” He said it is the “first time ever, anywhere in Canada” that a municipality has voted to uphold the right of free expression for its residents. “We have a constitution, charter of rights and freedoms, that everyone ignores, takes for granted. We’ve never had a municipality, or a township … or city, stand up and actu- ally vote on a resolution to pass a bylaw to protect freedom of expression,” he said. “It really is, it’s going to resound. It’s just the beginning.” In a rambling address prior to the vote, Galganov touched on a conversation he had prior to the meeting with local MP Guy Lauzon, read a passage from a book de- scribing the heroic exploits of his father in the Second World War, before turn- ing his attention to members of council. “Now I understand not all our council members are supportive of this as well,” he said with a degree of incredulity. “If it’s not our mandate, whose is it?” he questioned. “We’re watching our country fall apart.” Galganov also took great pains to frame his proposal as a matter of freedom of ex- pression, not a French-versus-English issue. “We are talking about rights, not language,” he stressed at the beginning of his address. But as he wound up his speech, he said he “can’t fathom” how the township would refuse to pass a law to guarantee freedom expression. Please see “LANGUAGE”: Page 7
Cornwall • $169,000
Desirable riverdale! Back split with 3 bedrooms, hardwood floors, large finished rec. room, large lot. Come visit! OPEN HOUSE! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7th 2012 FROM 13 p.m. 1413 Joyce St., Cornwall 3-bedroom condo + den, 2 full bathrooms, corner unit with lots of natural light, covered balcony, underground parking. Must view! ONE OF A KIND!
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Freedom of expression is a charter right in Canada. At the urging of Howard Gal- ganov, the township of South Stormont has made it municipal law. Council members, in front of more than 200 people in the township council cham- bers in Long Sault, unanimously passed a motion allowing township residents to ex- press themselves in the language of their choice. “Today we’re making history,” said Mayor Bryan McGillis prior to last Wednesday eve- ning’s vote, promising the new law will al- low people to erect signs in any language without restriction. minated with a standing ovation from the overwhelming majority of supporters in the gallery. Galganov, speaking after the vote in South Stormont, said he will launch a free- dom of expression campaign directed at municipalities across Ontario. “There’s over 400 (municipalities) in On- tario. I intend to go after all of them – one at a time,” he told reporters. He would not reveal which municipality is next on his list, but said he would “short- ly” target a municipality close to his home base. “We’re going to stay relatively close to The motion was passed after a pas- sionate speech by the Williamstown language-rights ac- tivist Howard Gal- ganov, which cul-
Cornwall • $329,000
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“There’s over 400 (munici- palities) in Ontario. I intend to go after all of them -- one at a time.”.
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Cornwall • $234,900
This 1,300 sq. ft., 3+1-bedroom home is move-in ready! Main floors are hardwood & ceramic with laminate & ceramic in the finished basement. Oversized double garage for your cars and your toys! All of this and more on an oversized lot in a well-established Cornwall neighbourhood. Must be seen!
Anne MacDonald Broker Dir 613 525-1130
Cornwall • $65,000
Cornwall • $304,900
This unit is rented at $550 per month with tenant paying all utility costs. The condo shows well and would be great for owner occupancy because it’s cheaper than renting. Here’s where you can own your own home and save money! HERE’S A BETTER INVESTMENT!
Ready for move-in ready? Then this is the home for you! It has 4 bedrooms, large L-shaped living/ dining, huge family room and great basement which has just been refinished, it’s suited to great family living and entertaining. 1620 GRANT AVE., CORNWALL
Jacques Perreault Broker Dir 613 551-1793
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