Contributing Authors - Community News

The following people have contributed stories to

Bob Peters

Bob Peters is the Senior Development Officer with Cornwall Economic Development and the editor of the website. He has written a number of articles for a variety of publications, including Cornwall Living magazine. He generally covers topics ranging from business to lifestyle, and has given a number of presentations to business and community groups. Mr. Peters also works with individuals and companies looking to invest in Cornwall. He also works with area companies to promote employment opportunities.

Kevin Lajoie

Kevin Lajoie is the Public Information Co-ordinator for the City of Cornwall. A former journalist with the Standard-Freeholder newspaper, Kevin manages the news section on the website as well as the City's Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Todd Lihou

Todd Lihou is the managing editor of the Seaway News. The Seaway News is a free weekly bilingual (English and French) newspaper that has been serving Cornwall and the surrounding area for over 25 years. The newspaper is published on Thursdays.

Cheryl Brink

Cheryl Brink is a reporter with the Standard-Freeholder. One of Canada's oldest daily newspapers, the Standard-Freeholder is published six days a week. The newspaper covers local news and sports in Cornwall and the surrounding areas of Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne.

Candy Pollard

Candy Pollard is a business consultant with the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre. The Centre helps small business owners and entrepreneurs succeed in Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry & Akwesasne by offering information, tools and support during the start-up and growth stages of business operation.

Nessa Prendergast

Nessa Prendergast is the Communications/Community Action Officer for the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences, based in Cornwall. The River Institute is a world leader in environmental research and education with a focus on the Great Lakes / St. Lawrence River ecosystem.

Chris Hemond

Chris Hemond is the Communications Officer and Web Manager of Cornwall and the Counties Tourism, which works with the community and local businesses to promote the region as a tourist destination. Chris is a writer by trade and manages the tourism office's web and social media presence.

Kelly Ruest

Kelly Ruest is a local resident and mother of two young children, Jacob and Olivia.

Rodney Wilson

Rodney Wilson is a freelance writer living in Cornwall, Ontario.