Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Running for office is a major life decision. You are putting yourself out into the public eye to serve your community. There are many challenges. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced,  the two sessions of this seminar have something to add to your arsenal of tools and help you not only get elected, but serve […]

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area? NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area?  NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  Here’s an issue you kinda sorta can’t blame the government on.   While the high cost of gasoline is heavily taxed, if you live in this part of Ontario seeing 20-30 cent price swings per litre is a regular occurrence. That can be over a freaking $1.00 per US gallon! What we seem […]

Not Running for Office Isn’t Always a Bad Thing – by Jamie Gilcig 050318

Not Running for Office Isn’t Always a Bad Thing – by Jamie Gilcig 050318

Cornwall Ontario –  Running for office isn’t the only way to help a community.  For many it’s a vain ego thing.  I just turned down a new provincial party looking for a local candidate.   Looking around the table here in Council there really are only 1 or 2 that truly get what being a councilor […]

5 Reasons Why David Murphy is Unfit to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 050218

5 Reasons Why David Murphy is Unfit to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 050218

Cornwall Ontario – Like the fat kid chasing after the ice cream truck to be first in line conflicted Cornwall City David Murphy registered to run for Mayor on the first day possible. It was no surprise to many including the #metoo women he hit on while teaching at St. Lawrence College or local barmaids. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carol Ann Baxter Unanswered Complaint to Council Over Jehovah Witness Convention in Cornwall LTE 042418

Carol Ann Baxter Unanswered Complaint to Council Over Jehovah Witness Convention in Cornwall LTE 042418

Editor’s Note:  CFN spoke with Ms Baxter today at Archie’s Golf where she expressed that she wished for us to publish this letter to City Hall in Cornwall which we have done and have not edited. Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2018 7:39 AM To: loshaughnessy@cornwall.ca; dcarr@cornwall.ca; bclement@cornwall.ca; mdupelle@cornwall.ca; chebert@cornwall.ca; emacdonald@cornwall.ca; mmacdonald@cornwall.ca; cmcintosh@cornwall.ca; dmurphy@cornwall.ca; arivette@cornwall.ca; jtowndale@cornwall.ca Cc: mboileau@cornwall.ca; jfawthrop@cornwall.ca; madams@cornwall.ca; jrobinson@cornwall.ca; bpeters@cornwall.ca; KLajoie@cornwall.ca Subject: Child Sexual Abuse and Jehovah’s Witnesses   Dear Mayor and Council; […]

Toronto Police Create Victims Hotline After Van Killer Tragedy 416 808 8085

Toronto Police Create Victims Hotline After Van Killer Tragedy 416 808 8085

Toronto Police Service offer assistance to family and friends of victims, Hotline created On Monday, April 23, 2018, at about 1:30 p.m., police were called to a collision in the area of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East. It was reported that a van had mounted the curb and a number of pedestrians had been struck. The […]

The Problems of the Culture of “Choosing Cornwall” by Joe Boyer – 041718

The Problems of the Culture of “Choosing Cornwall” by Joe Boyer – 041718

“Choose Cornwall”. I did. In fact, both my wife and I did. We came here to attend St. Lawrence College, (SLC) not knowing much about the area.You can look at tourism sites, review sites and city websites but you never know what kind of culture a place has until you’ve experienced it from the inside. […]

Cruickshank Fraudster JULLIE ROBERTSON Charged for Jacking Maxville Highland Games 040618

Cruickshank Fraudster JULLIE ROBERTSON Charged for Jacking Maxville Highland Games  040618

Cornwall Ontario –  The OPP have charged JULLIE Robertson with fraud from the Maxville Highland Games. Previously Ms Robertson was charged with a massive fraud of her employer Cruickshank.  LINK FRAUD CHARGES LAID   (NORTH GLENGARRY,ON) – On January 8, 2018 at approximately 2:24pm, SD&G OPP Crime unit officers responded to a report of suspicious activity […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario –  An incensed Cornwall Ontario City Councilor, Mark A MacDonald, sent an angry email from his vacation in Barbados over a budget committee vote for a tax hike of nearly 5% for 2018 to council and the media this afternoon!   At the root of his tirade was the Community Action Group (CAG) […]

1st Column on CFN for Wendy the Weed Witch! Medical Marijuana & More! 041018

1st Column on CFN for Wendy the Weed Witch!  Medical Marijuana & More! 041018

Cornwall Ontario – Good day everyone, I’m  “Wendy the Weed Witch” and I’m excited to entertain and at least give some guidance regarding medicinal marijuana. A word of caution; as a patient, I tend to use common sense logic and am brutally honest as to the bullshit surrounding medicinal marijuana. For the first time legally, […]

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – One of the areas most successful agri businesses is closing after nearly 30 years of being in business. From its mill in Berwick Homestead Organics expanded into the facility in Morrisburg and at their peak employed over 25.  18 people will lose their employment. Our 25th Anniversary interview with Tom Manley before […]