The Last Day – AM1220/CJUL-AM

On August 18, 2010, the little AM station that could, was silenced by station management because it couldn’t any longer. AM 1220, also known as CJUL-AM, was a small 1,000 Watt AM radio station based in Cornwall, Ontario, with it’s sort-of two tower transmitter located just north of the city….

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Cornwall’s bridge comes down.

The Seaway Bridge crossing the retired Cornwall Canal and the St. Lawrence River in Cornwall, Ontario, has been going through a massive redevelopment project. This included construction of a new low-level crossing and the gradual removal of the North Channel bridge. In February 2014, the new bridge opened, ending 50+…

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The Case for Sir John A.

Sir John A. Macdonald, 1875Photographer George LancefieldPhoto courtesy of Library and Archives Canada /Collection C-021599 Today, January the 11th, marks the 200 birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s “Father of Confederation” and first Prime Minister. In the typical Canadian-way, there are few celebrations of this bicentennial planned outside of…

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