Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs. By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs.  By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Cornwall Ontario – There’s nothing more frightening than having to flee for your life from a war torn country. Other than historical context this writer has personally spoken with a few that have left and you can almost feel the emotions wafting from people when they share their tales of danger and woe. We all […]

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days? No Reports From CCPS 081728

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days?  No Reports From CCPS 081728

Cornwall Ontario – With a budget of approximately $18M per year it’s boggling how the Cornwall Community Police Service under Chief Dan Parkinson and a police board chaired by Andre Rivette refuses to communicate with the public. Where other nearby services put out notices in a timely fashion our police service reveals less than 2% […]

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 082617

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig 082617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – MP Guy Lauzon will no longer be chairing Canada Day events in Cornwall CFN has learned. The event had been run through his riding office for several years with no audited books.  His executive assistant was alleged to have stated that because the committee meetings are “in camera” that they didn’t have […]

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

Cornwall Ontario – Hockey is a challenging business in this community.  Heck, just about any business is challenging in Cornwall due to our depressed economy. CFN has a strong and successful history of supporting events and groups (when we’ve been allowed to) but the chicanery and mayhem that ranges from corruption from City Hall to […]

Another Cornwall Mutual Fund Dealer Nailed LUKE VICTOR BEDARD 082417

Another Cornwall Mutual Fund Dealer Nailed LUKE VICTOR BEDARD 082417

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing regarding the presentation, review and consideration of a proposed settlement agreement by a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council. The settlement agreement will be between Staff of the MFDA and Luke Victor Bedard (“Respondent”) and involves […]

Cornwall Hospital Sleep Laboratory Services Closing Leaves Patients in Lurch 082317

Cornwall Hospital Sleep Laboratory Services Closing Leaves Patients in Lurch 082317

Cornwall Ontario – For a town with a higher percentage of seniors it’s going to be a trip to get service as CCH has closed it’s Sleep Lab. The Hospital issued a very brief release below.   The lab had been in the Cornwall General Hospital prior to its closing. Sleep Apnea is a condition […]

#OPP to Charge YVES LEGAULT of Markham – Ottawa After US Bust to Meet Child 082217

#OPP to Charge YVES LEGAULT of Markham – Ottawa After US Bust to Meet Child 082217

ONTARIO RESIDENT FACES CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION CHARGES Accused in Custody in United States (ORILLIA, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) confirm that a Markham resident faces further charges in Canada in relation to a joint investigation into cross border child sexual exploitation. United States officials advised that a Canadian male suspect travelled to Atlanta for the […]

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally? By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally?  By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Cornwall Ontario – As NAV Can gets filled at the taxpayer’s expense as I type these words I think it’s time to maybe consider building a wall in this region between the US and Canada and send the bill to US President Donald Trump. Now I don’t mean to send to the bill to the […]

OSPCA To Investigate Papanack Zoo for Animal Cruelty – 081717

OSPCA To Investigate Papanack Zoo for Animal Cruelty  – 081717

The Ontario SPCA comments on animals on exhibit in zoos   STOUFFVILLE, Ontario, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ontario SPCA is privileged to be Ontario’s animal welfare charity. We have been protecting and advocating for animals since 1873. In 1919, the Government of Ontario retained the services of the Ontario SPCA to maintain and enforce […]

Jeanette Despatie & CCH Failing Seniors – Surgical Wait Times in Cornwall Brutal 081517

Jeanette Despatie & CCH Failing Seniors – Surgical Wait Times in Cornwall Brutal 081517

Cornwall Ontario – The province has an actual useful website that gives you data on surgical wait times.   With Cornwall having a higher level of seniors I thought I’d run some numbers based on historical issues that many seniors face. While the community has to its credit come up with wads of cash to […]

Looking Forward @ Canada Day in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 081417

Looking Forward @ Canada Day in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario – So after my editorial about Guy Lauzon’s partisan control over Canada Day here in Cornwall a lot of chatter and great ideas have been floated through my inboxes. Clearly many CFN viewers are dismayed at any Politician of any one party controlling our Federal celebration. What has percolated through is that if […]

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario –   I’m a refugee of Quebec.  One of the multitude of Anglos that left (along with a lot of  Francophones) for a multitude of reasons. I write this the day after helping empty my Mom’s Cote des Neiges apartment and finding an album of pics from the two short films I shot […]

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Ontario –  Many Cornwallites are crying fowl, and heading down the 401 to check out the Big Rubber Duck in Brockville this weekend as the 61 foot cutie will settle on the town’s picturesque waterfront. Locals can still celebrate the pooping of the geese in Lamoureux Parc.  While not as exciting as the duck, […]

Something Fishy @ Cornwall Fire Service Under Pierre Voisine. By Jamie Gilcig 080917

Something Fishy @ Cornwall Fire Service Under Pierre Voisine. By Jamie Gilcig 080917

Cornwall Ontario – A war seems to be waged from the Cornwall Fire Services against Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald? At root has been Councilor MacDonald’s position that the city has to come to grip with Fire and other services. Essentially we have to live within our ability to pay and that fire and […]

Cornwall Councilor Mark Macdonald Warns Over Fire Costs & Taxes Going Up 081317

Cornwall Councilor Mark Macdonald Warns Over Fire Costs & Taxes Going Up 081317

The Fire Master Plan deals directly with our “needs” and this not one of them.  This is one of a number of issues that should be addressed by the new FMP Committee. The FMP points out very clearly that our citizens would be safer and better served if our fire service was meeting our basic […]

Why Isn’t the CCPS Reporting Rash of Robberies in Cornwall? 072617

Why Isn’t the CCPS Reporting Rash of Robberies in Cornwall?  072617

Cornwall Ontario – Social media is abuzz after the robbery of the beloved downtown Riley’s bakery.  But after sifting through a lot of pages and talking to a lot of people it appears that at least five other businesses were broken into. The one consistent seems to be that it appeared that all hadn’t been […]