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 […]

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 […]

Healthy Home Renovation Tax Credit to Help Create Jobs – Mark A MacDonald – September 29, 2011

Healthy Home Renovation Tax Credit to Help Create Jobs – Mark A MacDonald – September 29, 2011

CFN –  The Healthy Home Renovation Tax Credit — which provides supports for seniors who want to stay in their homes — will be accelerated to help create jobs, Mark  A. MacDonald said today. “Accelerating this important tax credit will generate immediate demand for skilled labour  and manufacturing — creating jobs for small businesses in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“I didn’t feel I could take a day out of the campaign.” NDP candidate Elaine MacDonald stuns Party Loyals by Refusing to take the Do the Math 5 Day Challenge VIDEO Agape Centre All Candidates Debate – September 15, 2011

“I didn’t feel I could take a day out of the campaign.” NDP candidate Elaine MacDonald stuns Party Loyals by Refusing to take the Do the Math  5 Day Challenge VIDEO Agape Centre All Candidates Debate – September 15, 2011

Cornwall ON – In a stunning turn of events Conservative  NDP candidate for SD&SG in the upcoming Provincial election truly illustrated how the Provincial wing of the NDP is not their Grand-Father’s NDP by being the only candidate to not be willing to take the DO the Math 5 day poverty challenge! Social Housing and […]

CON-firmative Action – When rookie Party Leaders show their inner ugly – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 13, 2011

CON-firmative Action – When rookie Party Leaders show their inner ugly – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 13, 2011

Cornwall ON –  Tim Hudak was politically spanked this week, and it may in the end cost him the election; although I don’t think he really had much of a chance to win to start? Hudak and his Tea Party Progressive Conservatives pounced like a hyena on a three legged sow with piglets at the […]

Hudak PC candidate “Mr. McFuddle” Mayor Jim McDonell Moonwalks on Water Tax SPIKE – Vote deferred until after the Provincial Election – September 13, 2011

Hudak PC candidate “Mr. McFuddle” Mayor  Jim McDonell Moonwalks on Water Tax SPIKE – Vote deferred until after the Provincial Election – September 13, 2011

Lancaster ON –  It was an educational night in Lancaster Ontario as Mayor Jim “McFuddle” McDonell, who also is the PC candidate for SD&SG Moonwalked on by law  32-11 which would have raised water taxes for multi residential buildings by almost 300%. Building owner Sue and one of her tenants before the meeting. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eah4WJSRqdM Things […]

Desperate Hudak team sends in the Horsemen. MPP Lisa MacLeod Joins Mr. McFuddle Mayor Jim MacDonell at Hate Fest in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday September 10, 2011

Desperate Hudak team sends in the Horsemen.  MPP Lisa MacLeod Joins Mr. McFuddle Mayor Jim MacDonell at Hate Fest in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday September 10, 2011

Cornwall ON –   Isn’t it odd that that Progressive Conservative candidate for SD&SG Jim “McFuddle” McDonell has to have baby sitters when he has a speaking engagement?  Usually it’s Steve Clark, a very Mayor McFuddle strong politician who doesn’t seem to need full day  Kindergarten the way that Mr. McFuddle does. Jim  had MPP […]

Letter to the Editor – Mark A MacDonald – Provincial Liberal candidate for SD&SG on the $10,000 Tax Credit for New Professional Immigrants – September 10, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mark A MacDonald – Provincial Liberal candidate for SD&SG on the $10,000 Tax Credit for New Professional Immigrants – September 10, 2011

First of all there are many existing programs to fund companies to employee Canadians such as the Eastern Ontario Development Fund, the Rural Economic Development program, Second Career and Employment Ontario. PROFESSIONAL NEW IMMIGRANTS, architects, engineers, lawyers, doctors, nurses, dentists are often not given a job because they don’t have Canadian experience.  therefore, these people could be […]

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