Cornwall City Council Needs a Time Rule for Long Winded Gas Bags by Jamie Gilcig 050118

Cornwall City Council Needs a Time Rule for Long Winded Gas Bags by Jamie Gilcig 050118

Cornwall Ontario – I sat through my second council meeting in nearly three years.  (More about that in another column) but one thing was still the same. Bernadette “Flipper” Clement still bloviated as though she was in full campaign mode.  Not sure what she’s campaigning for now, but it certainly didn’t seem like the pocket […]

FITZGERALD MOTORS Car of the Week 2010 DODGE RAM in Cornwall 042918

FITZGERALD MOTORS Car of the Week 2010 DODGE RAM in Cornwall 042918

Make your statement with this Candy Apple Red full featured 2010 Dodge Ram Pick Up! It can be yours for the low low price of only $18,319 (+tax & licensing) Cars of the Week go fast! Call to book your test drive @ 613-932-4514 Mention you saw this beauty on CFN and you get a $250 […]

As CUPE Strike Drums Beat in Cornwall Ontario – Maybe Cut Management Salaries by 25%? A Thought by Jamie Gilcig 043018

As CUPE Strike Drums Beat in Cornwall Ontario – Maybe Cut Management Salaries by 25%? A Thought by Jamie Gilcig 043018

Cornwall Ontario –  Call it a Million Dollar Solution!    Even CUPE knows that Cornwall is in a budget crisis, but sometimes you need dramatic solutions to dramatic problems. You can’t blame city workers and their union for trying to improve their lot.  It’s part of what they do. The entire blame for this lies […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 102 Years Young & No Sleep Clinic For Cornwall Sadly – 043018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 102 Years Young & No Sleep Clinic For Cornwall Sadly – 043018

Cornwall Ontario – Edna May Dorey’s birthday is May 6th. Edna will be 102 years young. And when you see her, yes ‘young’ does describe her very well. Edna belongs to a knitting group, plays bean bag and, if there is any music in the air, she is up dancing. She tells a story about falling […]

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN? APRIL 2018

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN?  APRIL 2018

Like most media today we have to claw and fight for survival financially.   This being Cornwall there are other challenges that make it even more difficult. Many newspapers are starting to add paywalls which means unless you’re a subscriber you won’t be able to read them or there is limited content available. We’re trying to […]

Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Cornwall, Ontario – Denis Carr is the city’s longest running council member in the city of Cornwall. Carr has  been passionate about Cornwall, Ontario, and while he may in the upcoming years consider slowing down with his political career, he will always work to improve the city. He believes that there are not only more opportunities […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall Ontario –   City Councilor Mark A MacDonald who has come under fire for pointing out the obvious, that which has inflamed the fiscal burden on the city’s budget might be where Cornwall has to look to find solutions, has come out with an intriguing and positive proposal which he’s released to city staff, council, […]

Maureen Adams Hot Mess Over Mark MacDonald Ombudsman Motion & Comment. APRIL 27, 2018

Maureen Adams Hot Mess Over Mark MacDonald Ombudsman Motion & Comment. APRIL 27, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  It can be bewildering sitting in a council meeting in Cornwall.  Monday night was first one in about three years, but more about that in a later editorial. Monday night we were treated to a presentation of information from Transport Canada that any journalist or city staffer could’ve had the same answers […]

Misjustice as Fmr CCPS Sgt Brian Snyder Appointed Justice of the Peace in Cornwall Ontario – 042718

Misjustice as Fmr CCPS Sgt Brian Snyder Appointed Justice of the Peace in Cornwall Ontario – 042718

Cornwall Ontario – In Ontario you don’t have to be a lawyer or paralegal to be appointed as a Justice of the Peace.  You don’t need any legal training or background.   Essentially you need a highschool diploma, which is why former Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger couldn’t become one, and really good political connections. Former Cornwall […]

Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle at Centre of Ministry Investigation & Court Case via Community Living Glengarry 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle at Centre of Ministry Investigation & Court Case via Community Living Glengarry 042718

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s amazing how far some can get in the Cornwall area with just a PSW certificate.   Makes this writer think I should get one too. Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle has seen his take him to a top management position with near Sunshine List remuneration with Community Living Glengarry, based in Alexandria,  […]

4th Annual John Rothwell Memorial Motorcycle Ride & Hot Rod Event JULY 28, 2018 Cornwall Ontario

4th Annual John Rothwell Memorial Motorcycle Ride & Hot Rod Event JULY 28, 2018 Cornwall Ontario

The White Knucklerz RC is hosting the 4th Annual John Rothwell Memorial Motorcycle Ride & Hot Rod Event in Cornwall Ontario to raise funds for local sick children. DATE:  Saturday July 28, 2018 Location:  527 A Pitt Street in Cornwall Ontario. Time:  Sing up is at 9AM Prizes and Kick Off at 10:30 AM!  Community […]

Conflicted Council in Cornwall Adds $500K to Benson Vanity CIC Slush by Jamie Gilcig

Conflicted Council in Cornwall Adds $500K to Benson Vanity CIC Slush by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario –  David Murphy has aspirations to run for Mayor of Cornwall in 2018.   In the meanwhile he voted to support the vanity project of his long time employer, Gerry Benson. The farcical waste of cash and Liberal slush funds going into the CIC are shameful pork of the rankest reek. While the likes […]

FITZGERALD MOTORS Car of the Week ZOOM ZOOM! 2011 Mazda CX-7 GT in Cornwall

FITZGERALD MOTORS Car of the Week  ZOOM ZOOM! 2011 Mazda CX-7 GT in Cornwall

This full featured 2011 Mazda CX-7 GT can be yours for the low low price of only $11, 995 (+tax & licensing) Cars of the Week go fast! Call to book your test drive @ 613-932-4514 Mention you saw this beauty on CFN and you get a $250 discount on your final price!  This silver automatic […]

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

Cornwall Ontario – It’s been an exciting week so far! I finally returned to Cornwall after being away for over a year, just in time for an important city council meet.   Last night City council kicked off the meeting with a presentation on Waterfront Lands given by Rachel Perkins. At the beginning of the […]

CCPS Charge Periard with Theft in Cornwall – Police Blotter for April 24, 2018

CCPS Charge Periard with Theft in Cornwall – Police Blotter for April 24, 2018

POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, OBSTRUCT POLICE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Jacques Periard, 35, of Cornwall was arrested on April 23rd, 2018 and charged with possession of property obtained by crime, obstruct police, and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged during a traffic stop on April 23rd, 2018 […]