Letter to the Editor – Debbie Cameron RN on the Bilingual Nursing Protest at Cornwall Ontario Community Hospital

Letter to the Editor – Debbie Cameron RN on the Bilingual Nursing Protest at Cornwall Ontario Community Hospital

I graduated in 1994 with  my Registered Nurse Diploma with Honors from St.Lawrence College in Corwall,ON.   During  my 3 years of schooling I trained in various hospitals including the former General(public & english) & Hotel Dieu(Catholic & english)Hospitals. . Soon after my graduation my husband(an RN too) & I relocated to the USA because nursing jobs were hard to […]

Open Mike! by Mike Bedard – Who’s the Boss at City Hall in Cornwall Ontario & Man Crushes – March 19, 2012

Open Mike! by Mike Bedard – Who’s the Boss at City Hall in Cornwall Ontario & Man Crushes – March 19, 2012

CFN – It is a sad time in our history when ethical politics have become an oxymoron!  Like the name of one of my favourite pubs in Ottawa, which I use to visit as a College Student, the “Honest Lawyer” serves as a great example of how society has grown to accept and view certain […]

How Facebook Reunited Me With the Very First Girl I Ever Dated by Jamie Gilcig – March 18, 2012

How Facebook Reunited Me With the Very First Girl I Ever Dated by Jamie Gilcig – March 18, 2012

  CFN – I always marvel when people recoil from the internet or websites like Facebook.    They’re tools; inanimate unless people do something with them, like broccoli or automatic hand guns. I of course love using the internet. CFN  after all (contrary to  our local daily and mayor) is an online Newspaper. Our survival […]

Rumor Mongering in Cornwall Ontario – Claude McIntosh, Chris Savard, and Million Dollar Man CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – March 17, 2012

Rumor Mongering in Cornwall Ontario – Claude McIntosh, Chris Savard, and Million Dollar Man CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – March 17, 2012

CFN –  It’s a foggy morning here in Cornwall Ontario as I write this.   Just getting my morning pot of Green tea going and having a bit of toast as I wait for my old dog to wake up.  She sleeps in later and later.    She’s 11.   She’s had a wonderful life […]

Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day by Cory Marsolais – March 16, 2012

Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day by Cory Marsolais – March 16, 2012

CFN – Today’s Photos of the Day are from Cory Marsolais who shot these stunning shots of Nativity Church here in Cornwall Ontario.     To share your photo or video rant of the day on The Cornwall Free News email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com ! “Bringing back the good ol’ days”  Nativity Church On Montreal […]

A Rainy Night in Cornwall Ontario Watching the Clique at Play & Which City Do you Think is the Friendliest in Canada?

A Rainy Night in Cornwall Ontario Watching the Clique at Play & Which City Do you Think is the Friendliest in Canada?

CFN –  So with all of the abuse I’ve taken at the hands of City Hall and the Chamber of Commerce  here in Cornwall I was asked last night at an event where I’d move to if I left Cornwall? I don’t have any intentions of leaving, but it was very sad for me watching […]

I challenge Cornwall City Councilor David Murphy to a boxing match for charity! March 15, 2012

I challenge Cornwall City Councilor David Murphy to a boxing match for charity! March 15, 2012

CFN –  Wednesday March 14th Cornwall City Councilor David Murphy pulled a bully boy shout up at me at City Council.    The good councilor also said I had something against him or some sort of grudge previously in the Free Holder. In life it’s horrible when people make stuff up about you; especially when […]

City of Cornwall Ontario Officially Paying Legal Firm to Monitor The Cornwall Free News – March 15, 2012

City of Cornwall Ontario Officially Paying Legal Firm to Monitor The Cornwall Free News – March 15, 2012

CFN – It was confirmed yesterday that it is in fact the City of Cornwall Ontario this has hired heavy weight lawyer David Sherriff Scott of the firm BLG as reported yesterday.   LINK From Mayor Kilger: Mr. Sheriff-Scott is the City of Cornwall’s new legal Counsel and, as such, any undertaking on behalf of […]

Letter to the Editor – Cornwall Ontario Taxpayer Ashly Desaulniers Outraged Over CAO Use of City Vehicle for Tow – March 15, 2012

Letter to the Editor – Cornwall Ontario Taxpayer Ashly Desaulniers Outraged Over CAO Use of City Vehicle for Tow – March 15, 2012

Good morning CFN, I am writing with a suggestion which should benefit the community as a whole and to give you a positive way of helping the Cornwall community.CAO Paul Fitzpatrick deemed it necessary not to spend out of his exorbitant salary to get a tow out of a ditch, but instead chose to get […]

Erica Stacey – Her Story by Greg Kielec – Reprinted from le Journal de Cornwall – March 15, 2012

Erica Stacey – Her Story by Greg Kielec – Reprinted from le Journal de Cornwall – March 15, 2012

CFN – When paramedic Erica Stacey was called to a possible drug overdose on Feb. 23, 2007, little did she know how much her life would change in the coming months and years. . She and her partner arrived to a lengthy country lane in Dundas County covered with about six inches of snow. “We […]

When 800 Pound Gorilla Lawyers Send You Threatening Emails & Is the City of Cornwall Paying the Bill for Mr. David Sherriff-Scott ?

When 800 Pound Gorilla Lawyers Send You Threatening Emails & Is the City of Cornwall Paying the Bill for Mr. David Sherriff-Scott ?

CFN –   That’s Bob Peters of Economic Development in Cornwall Ontario.    We initiated an investigation on his first round of employment with the city of Cornwall that ended in 1997.   Mr. Peters left to work with/for/ Web Tech; IE Mr. Peter Gault, dad of Joey. His direct boss at the time was […]

The Power of Words – When the Lawyers Start to Dance – Editorial By Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2012

The Power of Words – When the Lawyers Start to Dance –  Editorial By Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2012

CFN –  Transference is an interesting concept.   Essentially many people view what others would do based on what they would do. For example; if I thought that someone hated me and would tell lies about me then I would tell lies about them.    In some strange sense it would be acceptable to my […]

Letter to the Editor – James Marshall on A Code of Ethics for the City of Cornwall – March 13, 2012

Letter to the Editor – James Marshall on A Code of Ethics for the City of Cornwall – March 13, 2012

Dear Editor and Fellow Residents of Cornwall, Cornwall city government and admistration are leading the community without a moral compass. For all the talk of modernity and progress, Cornwall’s governance and administration are embarrassing relics of a time when secrecy, backroom deals, and favouritism for family and friends were the rule. The first practical step […]

SD&G Community Futures Hires new Cultural Coordinator – TV & Filmmaker Bruce Davis Debuts – March 13, 2012

SD&G Community Futures Hires new Cultural Coordinator – TV & Filmmaker Bruce Davis Debuts – March 13, 2012

CFN –  Community Futures in SD&G have really amped it up since Mr. François Désormeaux became Executive Director. From their release: The Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Community Futures Development Corporation is proud to announce the addition of a new team member!  In light of a search for a new cultural coordinator, the CFDC selected Bruce Davis […]

Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Gets Stuck Off Hours – Calls City Truck Instead of for – March 12, 2012

Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Gets Stuck Off Hours – Calls City Truck Instead of for – March 12, 2012

CFN – The actions of Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick seem to be getting stranger and stranger? A reader sent in the following this morning regarding our CAO. It would crush democratic principles if a CAO has more power than council. Indeed it would.     This weekend we discovered and confirmed that the good […]