John E Milnes of South Stormont Ontario is not Happy with the Election Coverage of the Standard Free Holder of Cornwall Ontario – October 12, 2011

John E Milnes of South Stormont Ontario is not Happy with the Election Coverage of the Standard Free Holder of Cornwall Ontario – October 12, 2011

Mr. Peter Padbury, Publisher, Standard Freeholder daily newspaper, 1150 Montreal Road, Cornwall, Ontario 9th October, 2011 Dear sir: I am writing to express my disgust with the newspaper of which you are the publisher. I am very well known, throughout this community, for my constant writings in your newspaper whether they be guest columns, specific, targeted […]

Gentleman Jim McDonell Turns SD&SG Blue – Premier McGuinty holds on with 53 seats in Ontario Election – October 7, 2011

Gentleman Jim McDonell Turns SD&SG Blue – Premier McGuinty holds on with 53 seats in Ontario Election – October 7, 2011

CFN –   What an odd end to the Ontario provincial elections.  In the “Big Picture” voter turnout was the key factor with the province slumping under the 50% mark. That means that over half of the eligable voters in this province just couldn’t be bothered or care about voting. How many of those that […]

I endorse Mark A MacDonald to be the next MPP for a Majority Liberal Dalton McGuinty Government for Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig – Editor – The Cornwall Free News

I endorse Mark A MacDonald to be the next MPP for a Majority Liberal Dalton McGuinty Government for Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig – Editor – The Cornwall Free News

CFN –   It’s been a long election season.  Debate after debate, speech after speech, private moments, heated moments, moments that separate one candidate from another. I can say that at both the local riding level here in SD&SG and at the Provincial level where I’ve seen Tim Hudak barr me from an event thus […]

Why Andrea Horwath Bumping the Minimum Wage to $11 Would Kill Small Business & Hurt Seniors – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 3, 2011

Why Andrea Horwath Bumping the Minimum Wage to $11 Would Kill Small Business & Hurt Seniors – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 3, 2011

CFN –  Wow, this 2011 provincial election is almost done.  It’s been an ugly and turdulent affair with Racoons, mice, name calling, liar calling, sleazy 30’s style propaganda, and other trickery. See people don’t get the difference between Ontario NDP and the Federal NDP.   There’s a HUGE difference. The NDP of Jack Layton and […]

Open Letter from Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty to PC Leader Tim Hudak – October 2, 2011

Open Letter from Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty to PC Leader Tim Hudak – October 2, 2011

Open Letter To Tim Hudak, PC Leader Mr. Hudak: These are uncertain economic times. We both know that any instability and uncertainty will take Ontario off track. Our province needs a strong, stable, positive government to move forward. Ontarians want a Premier and an experienced team that will stand up for our economy, our schools […]

Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty Aims for Majority while visiting Cornwall Ontario – Ready to Take on Stephen Harper – October 1, 2011

Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty Aims for Majority while visiting Cornwall Ontario – Ready to Take on Stephen Harper – October 1, 2011

CFN – If the turnout in Cornwall for Premier Dalton McGuinty is indicative of the election results on October 6th, compared to the turn outs for Tim Hudak and Andrea Horvath the Liberal candidate will have a huge smile on his face on election night! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vewjyL0v844 In spite of cold and rain hundreds of people […]

Poll Numbers Point to Liberal Majority – Premier Dalton McGuinty in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday October 1, 2011 2:45 PM

Poll Numbers Point to Liberal Majority – Premier Dalton McGuinty in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday October 1, 2011  2:45 PM

CFN – New polls numbers are being crunched by Eric Grenier and his 308 website.    It’s showing what many are seeing; that this is going to be an amazing story in Ontario election history as Dalton McGuinty and his Liberal government are on the precipice of earning a third majority mandate from the people […]

SD&SG All Candidates Debate – And the Winner Was……. September 29, 2011

SD&SG All Candidates Debate – And the Winner Was…….   September 29, 2011

CFN –  Nobody won Wednesday night at the All candidates debate.   The three main candidates all had some bright and shining moments and some clunkers. Having some actual debate finally had some of them showing some of their real colours and for some cases strengths.  It also convinced me that as a voter I […]

TV Debate Over – No Knock Outs – Hudak Falls Further Behind – Comment by Jamie Gilcig – September 28, 2011

TV Debate Over – No Knock Outs – Hudak Falls Further Behind – Comment by Jamie Gilcig – September 28, 2011

CFN – So the big tv debate is over.   Dalton, Tim, and Andrea duked it out.   Did you watch it?   If the numbers are indicative of the vote next week we may have a very underwhelming turnout. The debate itself was a snore  fest.   No new ground covered.   The juice […]

Prescott Russell All Candidates Debate Marred by Alleged Threats to Liberal candidate Grant Crack – September 27, 2011

Prescott Russell All Candidates Debate Marred by Alleged Threats to Liberal candidate Grant Crack – September 27, 2011

CFN – The All candidates debate in Embrun Ontario took a wild turn as an audience member, one Dave Brown, allegedly threatened Liberal candidate Grant Crack. “He’s dead.  Dead alright”  Mr. Brown was quoted as saying to an aide to Mr. Crack. Events heated over the “Dump the Dump” issue that is hot in Russell. […]

Letter To The Editor – Tom Manley Supports The Liberals and SD&SG candidate Mark A MacDonald – September 26, 2011

Letter To The Editor – Tom Manley Supports The Liberals and SD&SG candidate Mark A MacDonald – September 26, 2011

Dear Friends.   A general election is the prime time for a public discussion among friends about direction and choices for Ontario. I think it is useful to set aside one’s political loyalty for a moment to take a good look at the options. As you know, I can change my position when there is […]

The True Cost of Living in Ontario or Are Tim Hudak’s Progressive Conservatives All Wet? by Jamie Labonte – September 26, 2011

The True Cost of Living in Ontario or Are Tim Hudak’s Progressive Conservatives All Wet? by Jamie Labonte – September 26, 2011

CFN – There has been a lot of talk by all the parties about how to deal with the day to day challenges of living in Ontario not the least of which has been a discussion on the cost of living.  Whether it is the cost and availability of health care, the cost and quality […]

Liberal candidate for SD&SG calls out Conservative Jim McDonell on Nursing Comment – Challenges him to One on One Debate Without Notes! September 23, 2011

Liberal candidate for SD&SG calls out Conservative Jim McDonell on Nursing Comment – Challenges him to One on One Debate Without Notes! September 23, 2011

CFN – An incensed Mark A MacDonald has challenged one of his opponents to a one on one debate after alleged comments from PC candidate Jim McDonell reached him related to the debate in Winchester Thursday night. The debate featured questions from the crowd directed at up to two of the candidates which for the […]

Is Your Candidate Cringe-worthy (Anthony Marco)? Coming of Age in Ontario Politics by Jamie Labonte – September 22, 2011

Is Your Candidate Cringe-worthy (Anthony Marco)? Coming of Age in Ontario Politics by Jamie Labonte – September 22, 2011

CFN – Sometimes I wonder if a candidate for public office needs to have their head examined for choosing their profession. Candidates have a really tough challenge. They have to make enough noise to get elected, then they have to make promises about what they’ll do when elected, they or course have to win a sometimes […]

Good Morning! On Seawayradio.com – 9:00 AM EST – Guests today Liberal candidate Mark A MacDonald and Musician Graham Greer – September 22, 2011

Good Morning!  On Seawayradio.com – 9:00 AM EST – Guests today Liberal candidate Mark A MacDonald and Musician Graham Greer – September 22, 2011

CFN –  Good Morning – Your newest morning show is LIVE on Seawayradio.com starting at 9:00 AM.   This morning’s guests are Liberal Candidate Mark A MacDonald and Singer, Songwriter, and grower of interesting facial hair; Graham Greer! You never know who’ll pop on to Seawayradio.com!  Your community radio station online across Canada! News, Views, […]

Mayor McFuddle Talks to Empty Parking Lot in Ingleside Shopping Centre -Still Loses debate – Lib Candidate Mark MacDonald announces plan for enlarged connection between Cornwall & Ottawa – September 21, 2011

Mayor McFuddle Talks to Empty Parking Lot in Ingleside Shopping Centre -Still Loses debate – Lib Candidate Mark MacDonald announces plan for enlarged connection between Cornwall & Ottawa – September 21, 2011

CFN –  Mr. McFuddle, Mayor Jim McDonell had baby sitter Steve Clark at the Ingleside shopping centre today.  In a Cornwall Free News exclusive Reg Coffey was the sole person in attendence other than the two MPP hopefuls and party helpers. None of the public showed up to hear Mr. McFuddle speak in the pretty […]

Tim Hudak Afraid of Criticism – Bans Cornwall Journalist over Opinion Piece – September 19, 2011

Tim Hudak Afraid of Criticism – Bans Cornwall Journalist over Opinion Piece – September 19, 2011

Cornwall ON – I just received a phone call from Tim Hudak’s media guy; Jason Lietaer phoned me up.  What is it with Conservatives and threatening me with legal action?  Mr. Hudak is visiting Cornwall this afternoon, and is the only leader to demand accreditation for events.    So I called and not only asked […]

McGuinty UP – Hudak DOWN – Horvath to Cornwall – SD&SG two way Dog fight between Water Tax Man Mayor McFuddle Jim McDonell & Liberal Candidate – September 19, 2011

McGuinty UP – Hudak DOWN – Horvath to Cornwall – SD&SG two way Dog fight between Water Tax Man Mayor McFuddle Jim McDonell & Liberal Candidate – September 19, 2011

CFN –  As we enter week two of the Ontario provincial election things are heating up here in SD&SG.   Provincially the Liberals seem to have made up their lost ground.  According to Eric Grenier’s Three Hundred Eight site the Grits would form a minority government if the election had been September 14th which is […]

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