Sifting Through the Misinformation About My Campaign & Platform by Jamie Gilcig

Sifting Through the Misinformation About My Campaign & Platform  by Jamie Gilcig

There’s a lot of misinformation out there regarding my campaign.  This has been one of the dirtiest elections that I’ve personally ever encountered. Sadly the media are playing a huge role in this as well favoring Mayor Kilger. The Seaway News has been on the attack since I’ve announced, and have not only not sent […]

More Dirty Tricks in Cornwall Ontario as The Crown Refuses to Drop my Charges – Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

More Dirty Tricks in Cornwall Ontario as The Crown Refuses to Drop my Charges – Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

What a weird city I live in.  I’m witnessing a lot of hatred in Cornwall.  Most of it is on social media and some of it comes from the most surprising places. Most of it is based on gossip and lies too spread as only gossip seems to be spread Cornwall style. What those people […]

Development Fees & Having City Managers & Workers Incentives to Actually Live in Cornwall – Election Blog – Gilcig

Development Fees & Having City Managers & Workers Incentives to Actually Live in Cornwall – Election Blog – Gilcig

There’s a lot of talk about about Mayor Kilger’s plans for development fees.  These are fees that contractors have to pay for land development and use; usually in the industrial park.   Many communities have these, but as of now our city does not. This itself is an incentive to attract industry; but to date […]

Will You Donate to the Elect Gilcig Campaign & Be a Part of Positive Change? CLICK FOR DETAILS

Will You Donate to the Elect Gilcig Campaign & Be a Part of Positive Change?  CLICK FOR DETAILS

It’s time for change in Cornwall; but it’s going to take your support to help make that happen! On October 27th you will vote and make that change; but until then we have to get the word out. With some local media refusing to sell my campaign ads or treat us fairly we have to […]

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

As I sit here on September 29th I’m gazing back at the bigger picture of what’s going on here in Cornwall.   It’s election time.  I know we’re covering it as much as we can on CFN; and people are hungry for information as our traffic is going through the roof; but reading the Standard […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order. Up next is Jamie Gilcig who is running for mayor of Cornwall. 1) Who are you?  I’ve lived in Cornwall since 2004.   I love […]

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Converting Our Library Into An Arts Centre

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Converting Our Library Into An Arts Centre

The Arts are something we roll out every election in Cornwall.   These last few years have seen them politicized with Elaine MacDonald bullying her way through them with the use of a few Trillium grants. Currently Cornwall subsidizes the Aultsville Theatre and has subsidized our local art gallery; both essentially returning less value to […]

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Municipal Free Wi fi

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario –  Municipal Free Wi fi

The term is “Muni Wifi”  or Munifi .    I know it’s popular right now in the campaign to point out the failure and corruption; the lies, the bullying, hiding of mail, boycotting local businesses, and abuse of the municipal act by our current mayor and council; but I think it’s also important during the […]

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Talking Cornwall Transit & Mobility

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Talking Cornwall Transit & Mobility

One of the things I’ve always bragged about Cornwall is that you can drive anywhere in about ten minutes. Really, I kid you not and we’re not a small village, but a city of nearly 50,000 people.   I know that’s changing and there are some issues now because of some poor city planning, but […]

It’s Time For Bob Kilger to Stop Hiding & Tell the Truth – Election Ad

It’s Time For Bob Kilger to Stop Hiding & Tell the Truth – Election Ad

Bob Kilger is hiding. He refuses to answer questions.  He refuses to tell the truth. Refusing to answer if he wrote a letter on behalf of fraud artist Neil Shah Refuses to answer about why he lied about the Chem tanks on our waterfront. Refuses to answer about the protest signs that were held in […]

Cornwall Ontario Do You Really Want Change in 2014? Gilcig Election Team Being Built – Sept 8, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Do You Really Want Change in 2014? Gilcig Election Team Being Built – Sept 8, 2014

It’s time.    I will be putting together my team this week.     I’m very lucky to have one of Canada’s greatest political advisers, Keith Beardsley, who has been giving me advice since high school on board. But if my candidacy has any chance it will take people; lots of people in Cornwall who […]

I announce I’m IN TO WIN in 2014. Clarify Rumors & Police Announcement – August 5, 2014

I announce I’m  IN TO WIN in 2014.   Clarify Rumors & Police Announcement – August 5, 2014

Last week I sent out press releases to area media.  It invited members of the press to attend my conference in front of City Hall. Only one outlet showed up and I gave out my information and was asked some good questions as the reporter is one of our better ones in this city. One […]

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine Challenges Gilcig Mayoralty Platform – June 30, 2014

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine Challenges Gilcig Mayoralty Platform – June 30, 2014

TO: Jamie   I read with interest your promise, if elected to public office, to attract $25/hour jobs to Cornwall. I will urge you re-consider such a promise given that the North American economy is in a mess. The US-dollar is the world’s reserve currency and unless US lawmakers drastically reduce their spending on defense […]

Jamie Gilcig Election Blog – My Three Core Truths For Cornwall

Jamie Gilcig Election Blog – My Three Core Truths For Cornwall

Taxes, taxes, taxes!    The next election will have a lot of chafe and mayhem; but the bottom line will be about taxes. Under Bob Kilger taxes have gone up insanely now for eight years; mostly to cover the costs of scandals, poor management and a lack of vision, and to essentially not only keep […]

Why Won’t Crown Jennifer Burke Drop my Police Charges After Production Order Show I Never Made Phone Calls? by Jamie Gilcig

Why Won’t Crown Jennifer Burke Drop my Police Charges After Production Order Show I Never Made Phone Calls? by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Imagine a phone ringing in the blackness of night.   You fumble for it and it’s the police.   Shaking sleep from your conscious you’re told that you’ve committed a crime. After shaking my head clear and digesting the call from Cst. McGregor of the Cornwall Police Service that night of February […]

Gilcig Election Blog – I Pull My Pillar of Switching to the OPP After the OPPA Political Ad

Gilcig Election Blog – I Pull My Pillar of Switching to the OPP After the OPPA Political Ad

We live in a world that has become far too politicized.   And I’m writing this in my election blog! Early this week the OPPA decided to loudly get into the election fray by commissioning and buying advertising to run an attack ad against Tim Hudak. Now most CFN viewers know  I’m no fan of […]

Are the Other Media in Cornwall Giving My Candidacy A Fair Shake? Jamie Gilcig Election Blog May 30, 2014

Are the Other Media in Cornwall Giving My Candidacy A Fair Shake? Jamie Gilcig Election Blog May 30, 2014

As many of you know I have been the only candidate running for Mayor of our fair city now for a few months now. There’s a lot of chatter whether Mayor Kilger will run again.  Most say that he won’t.  His good buddy Claude McIntosh wrote about two months ago that Mayor Kilger would be […]

Yes, the Hospital Owes Us Answers – 2014 Election Blog Jamie Gilcig

Yes, the Hospital Owes Us Answers – 2014 Election Blog Jamie Gilcig

Council debated an injunction regarding the loss of Eorla lab positions at our hospital.   It’s an interesting debate; but sadly missing a key element and partner; and that’s the hospital itself. One of the things I’ve discovered is the thickness of layering of relationships politically in Cornwall.   It’s not healthy and leads to […]