649 Second St. East, Cornwall ON Office: 613 938-8100

Cornwall • $149,900

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Convenient centre-town location. 3-bedroom move-in ready home has lots of room for a growing family, open concept working kitchen w/ large dining area, and main floor laundry. Large back deck for family barbecues and oversized backyard full of flowering shrubs and fruit trees. All new appliances included. 239 EIGHTH ST. E.

Bernadette Atchison Sales representative Dir 613 551-7579

Photo by Greg Kielec Lee Cassidy, chair of Cornwall’s Waterfront Development Committee, sits with city planner Stephen Alexander during the committee’s first meeting since its contentious consultation with the public over planned condos next to the Cornwall Civic Complex. Critics right all along Cassidy admits condos discussed at meetings of Cornwall Waterfront Development Committee


Cornwall • $199,000

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Robert (Bob) Denis Sales representative Dir 613 551-2323

Extra large 3-bedroom with in-law suite. All above-ground, no basement. Large yard, lots of parking. Gas heat and 200 AMP. Attached garage. A must see ! 420 PATRICK

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. RAPHEL’S 20067 COUNTY RD. 18

meeting. “They never said it is going to be all condos, it’s going to be all bowling al- leys, it’s going to be all anything else – be- cause it’s the only piece that the city owned.” But despite conceding the talk of condos did occur at the waterfront committee, Cassidy would not concede the committee itself is the reason the idea of condos next to the civic complex became such a public lightning rod. “There was discussion ... but it was never ‘this is what we see as the end result’,” she said. “I think people were upset because we were talking about the park Committee members

By Greg Kielec

For months members of Cornwall’s Wa- terfront Development Committee have bristled at the suggestion they wanted to see condominiums built on city owned land just east of the civic com- plex. Even as recent as Thursday evening’s reg- ularly scheduled waterfront committee meeting, they complained that the public has someone been misled or misinformed on the hot button issue. Now comes a stunning admission from committee chair Lee Cassidy in an inter-

Loch Garry • $699,900

S. Glengarry • $329,000

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Anne MacDonald Broker Dir 613 525-1130

Spectacular waterfront home with a world of opportunities: B&B, home based business, retreat, wedding venue, etc. 3500 LAKESHORE RD.

Large maintenance-free bungalow on beautifully landscaped lot. Additional shared creek front lot included. 6555 TREE HAVEN DR.

S. Stormont • $169,900

Cornwall • $182,900

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view with The Journal that the condo proposal had in fact been discussed by the waterfront committee. It is a surprising revela- tion, considering how vocif- erously committee

largely avoiding discussing the overwhelmingly nega- tive public reaction last Thursday, instead com- plaining that the public was misinformed or misled into believing condos were the end goal of the committee’s parking lot development plan. And while Cassidy con- ceded there was “negative

“I am not going to tell you the talk of condos never came up at this table.” Lee Cassidy Chair of Cornwall Waterfront Development Committee

Here’s some great commercial space in a very well maintained building with 2,777 sq. ft. It’s got lots of uses such as professional office, medical practice or services... Jacqueswillshowyouaroundanytime!!! 612 MACK ST.

Take a look at this well built 1,625 sq. ft. bungalow on a 3+ acre lot. On County Rd. 18 nearSt.Raphael. Itoffersquietcountry livingat an affordable price. 19798 COUNTY #18 RD.

Jacques Perreault Broker Dir 613 551-1793

members had denied it was advocating the construction of three to four storey high condos just east of the Corn- wall Civic Complex leading up to, and even following, two boisterous public consultation ses- sions June 12. “I am not going to tell you the talk of con- dos never came up at this table,” Cassidy told The Journal in an interview after last Thursday’s waterfront committee meeting. “But also any talk of condos also included that perhaps on the bottom floor would be a cafe.” The admission by Cassidy came after the first meeting held by the waterfront devel- opment committee since the consultation sessions at which the condo proposal was greeted with hostility by the majority of the public. “The committee was proposing develop- ment on that piece,” said Cassidy, in full damage-control mode after the committee


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reaction” to the development proposal at the public sessions, she was unwilling to declare the proposal dead until the results of an ongoing online electronic survey on the city’s website are compiled along with responses from the public sessions. The majority of about 300 people who turned up for the consultations railed against the condo proposal which would block the view of the river as well as re- strict waterfront access between the aquatic centre and curling club. Replace- ment parking would also have to be cre- ated at a cost of $300,000 and a section of the waterfront bike path would have to be relocated.



S. Glengarry • $650,000

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Minutes from Cornwall, Lancaster Village, and 401 to Montreal and American Border in a very private 1.70 acre in exclusif estate setting. 6400 LE DOMAINE RD. SUMMERSTOWN

Reina Leroux Sales representative Dir 613 551-1360

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