Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Cornwall Ontario –   This has been a very traumatizing week for a lot of people.   Being  a mere mortal myself we all only have so much endurance. While getting ready to escape Cornwall to celebrate the Strawberry Moon at a very dear friends joint, the news hit of the five journalists shot dead in Maryland.  […]

Bank of Montreal Arts Centre in Cornwall Will be an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig 062718

Bank of Montreal Arts Centre in Cornwall Will be an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig 062718

Cornwall Ontario – What a weird group around the council table Cornwall has.    It’s odd, as though some on council have brain function issues….or simply are trying to copy Brockville. Brockville’s art centre renovated an old theatre; with much public money, into a stunning and lovely facility that is a gem and attraction for […]

SIU Closes Investigation of Cornwall Police #CCPS That was Never Reported from May 2018 – 061818

SIU Closes Investigation of Cornwall Police #CCPS  That was Never Reported from May 2018 – 061818

Editor’s Note – This incident wasn’t reported by the CCPS or SIU when it occurred.   The SIU is only reporting its closure of its investigation because the injury wasn’t deemed serious enough.  It is not an exoneration or statement of innocence or guilt. We media, nor the public at large,  would know about this event […]

Bob Peters & Cornwall Miss Out on Amazon Distribution Centre That Lands in Ottawa 061818

Bob Peters & Cornwall Miss Out on Amazon Distribution Centre That Lands in Ottawa 061818

Cornwall Ontario –  Bob Peters swung and missed again for the River City it seems, or he may not even have swung the bat?  The Economically Developmentally challenged poobah used public resources to make a splash in applying to have Amazon have it’s HQ2 in Cornwall which was farcical, but made nary a peep about […]

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

MONTREAL, June 15, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court Judge Pierre C. Gagnon hopes to determine by August 31 if thousands of RCMP members across Canada can seek compensation through a class action for years of systematic harassment by senior RCMP officers. His announcement was made today at the Montreal Court House after two days of […]

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

MONTREAL, June 13, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court has agreed to hear a class-action request that seeks compensation for all RCMP officers who have been victims of harassment and bullying. The hearings will take place tomorrow and Friday at the Montreal Court House. The application for a certification to authorize class action proceedings is being […]

It’s On! Bryan McGillis to Run Against Hurricane Tammy Hart for Mayor in South Stormont 061218

It’s On!  Bryan McGillis to Run Against Hurricane Tammy Hart for Mayor in South Stormont 061218

Cornwall Ontario – In what promises to be the most entertaining race in the upcoming Municipal elections, former mayor of South Stormont Bryan McGillis has announced that he will be running against the current deputy mayor, Tammy Hart. McGillis had been mayor from 2006-2014.  He won his first election at 27 and during his last […]

CUPE Workers in Cornwall Set to Return to Work Tuesday JUNE 12, 2018

CUPE Workers in Cornwall Set to Return to Work Tuesday JUNE 12, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –   CUPE sent out a release today. The four CUPE locals who have been on strike in Cornwall have each ratified their tentative agreements.  Assuming City Council and the Library Board both ratify from management’s side today, people will return to work on Tuesday. Oddly enough more questions are being asked now than […]

CUPE Wins Strike in Cornwall – Workers to Vote on Tentative Agreement 060816

CUPE Wins Strike in Cornwall – Workers to Vote on Tentative Agreement 060816

Cornwall Ontario – Tentative agreement reached in Cornwall city workers’ strike according to the CUPE release below. After a leak by Councilor Andre Rivette to CBC and CFN and our story by former HR Manager Rob Menagh it appeared that the city would have to capitulate on its demand for a clawback of sick leave benefits. […]

Sometimes You Want Chicken Instead of Fish – Doug Ford Wins Majority 2018 Ontario Election! 060718

Sometimes You Want Chicken Instead of Fish – Doug Ford Wins Majority 2018 Ontario Election! 060718

Cornwall Ontario –   Thanks to Andrea Horwath Hudaking herself and Kathy Wynne being Kathy Wynne, Ontario has given Doug Ford and his PC party their confidence and elected him as our next Premier! Premier Ford will have a majority government proving that he really was the best choice for the party after the political assassination […]

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams Issues No Comment After CUPE Rejects Leave Clawback Proposal by 92.5%

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams Issues No Comment After CUPE Rejects Leave Clawback Proposal by 92.5%

Cornwall Ontario –  Taxpayers and users of city services are in the fog as to what will happen next regarding the strike by over 400 CUPE workers for the City of Cornwall. The City has put itself in an apparently untenable position by attempting to see short term leave rates clawed back, something former HR […]

CUPE Releases Video Backstabbing Lib Ed Min Hunter in York U Strike 060518

CUPE Releases Video Backstabbing Lib Ed Min Hunter in York U Strike 060518

Cornwall Ontario – The NDP released a video purporting to include a statement from Liberal Education Minister Mitzie Hunter in which the Minister clearly states that the Wynne Government would not use back to work legislation to CUPE. Of course the question is how this CUPE recording ended up in the NDP hands? Or as […]

BREAKING – Former Cornwall HR Manager Clarifies Rivette Bomb in CUPE STRIKE 060418

BREAKING – Former Cornwall HR Manager Clarifies Rivette Bomb in CUPE STRIKE 060418

Cornwall Ontario –  Cornwall council has embarrassed the city multiple times over the last few terms.   From the Fitzpatrick scandals, to the CFN boycott that included a mayor hitting the panic button over a t shirt he didn’t like, to this writers false arrest during the election while the mayor and his campaign manager were […]

Rivette Drops Bomb in CUPE Strike – Blames CAO Adams & Geoff Clarke MURPHY Supports Leave Pullback

Rivette Drops Bomb in CUPE Strike – Blames CAO Adams & Geoff Clarke MURPHY Supports Leave Pullback

Cornwall Ontario – The buzz finally hit the page as Cornwall City Councilor Andre Rivette leaked to the CBC and then confirmed with CFN,  that the issue that led to the CUPE strike is the city asking the union to move from 100% of wages for up to 17 weeks per year of short term […]

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Cornwall Ontario – This has been a mystifying election.   Leadership issues with the PC’s, the demise of a Premier and her party, and Andrea Horwath digging her heels in and not doing the right thing, as Doug Ford did, and jettisoning candidates that clearly should not be in elected office.   And yes, Hitler memes qualify […]

ALERT Love Child Organics PC Loblaws Baby Food CFIA NATIONAL RECALL 052618

ALERT Love Child Organics PC Loblaws Baby Food CFIA NATIONAL RECALL 052618

Food Recall Warning – Select Love Child Organics brand and PC Organics brand baby food pouches recalled due to packaging defects that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms Recall date: May 26, 2018 Reason for recall: Other Hazard classification: Class 2 Company / Firm: Industry Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, May […]

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Cornwall Ontario –  Liberals and NDP are attempting to create a wildfire over allegations that data was stolen of users of the 407 highway which so far has resulted in at least one resignation of a PC MPP candidate and now is being investigated by York Regional Police. Here in Cornwall such things rarely get […]

LIBS REDLINING in Ontario as Wynne in Danger of Losing Own Seat as Labour Turns 051918

LIBS REDLINING in Ontario as Wynne in Danger of Losing Own Seat as Labour Turns 051918

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fascinating to watch the political death of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.   From the defection of ministers and other MPP’s who decided to bail and not run; to teacher’s unions going back to the NDP the day the writ dropped,  and other union leaders telling members to vote NDP or PC based […]