Clinton Trump Debate Shows Deplorable State of US Politics by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 27, 2016

Clinton Trump Debate Shows Deplorable State of US Politics by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 27, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – I watched the debate between US Presidential candidates Hilary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump. It was not the reality show gore fest that many were expecting.   It wasn’t very entertaining or informative.    I don’t think it ultimately will change the voter turn out or results.   It did highlight a […]

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver Wants The Fed to Create More Jobs LTE Sept 27, 2016

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver Wants The Fed to Create More Jobs LTE Sept 27, 2016

Re:  Feds monitoring weak economy, could take action as early as fall: Morneau, The Canadian Press, September 26, 2016 http://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2016/09/26/feds-monitoring-weak-economy-could-take-action-as-early-as-fall-morneau-3/#.V-mLF_nyuUk Our Bank of Canada does not have vaults filled with electronic cash. As remarkable as it may seem, the Bank (owned 100% by the federal government) simply creates money whenever needed by computer entry. It […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Batman & Nurses Pledge SEPT 20, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Batman & Nurses Pledge SEPT 20, 2016

      Cornwall Ontario – In the Reminisce magazine of Sept. 2016 is an article on Batman and Robin, The Dynamic Duo. Who can forget the Batmobile? I had forgotten, though, all the expressions of Robin like, “Holy Haberdashery” which apparently was only one of 350, according to the article. Batman was played by […]

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

Conservative MP Guy Lauzon issued a new mailer.   The purpose of a mailer generally is to communicate with voters in the riding.  It is done at tax payer’s expense and not of the Conservative Party. The latest mailer, which is a whopping 11×17 inches includes  a whopping four pages in English and French, nearly as […]

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

The City of Brampton just axed 25 management and senior officials in what has to be one of the most progressive house cleaning jobs in Ontario Municipal history. From the Toronto Star article: “We had to notify 25 individuals that had to exit the organization this morning,” he said, but Schlange would not divulge details […]

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Owner Steve Moreau Blames Team Closing on City AUG 24, 2016

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Owner Steve Moreau Blames Team Closing on City AUG 24, 2016

As the death rattles for the Cornwall River Kings shake, owner Steve Moreau answered a few questions for CFN regarding the shutting down of the team. Ironically a last ditch effort by Rodney Rivette is another example of the dysfunction and corruption of the culture in Cornwall.  Where was ol Rodney during the Summer when […]

River Kings & Art Gallery Closing Show Clear Lack of Community Support in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig AUG 21, 2016

River Kings & Art Gallery Closing Show Clear Lack of Community Support in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig AUG 21, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – There are a core group of people in Cornwall that like to wear their civic pride like a badge of honor or Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Finish near the last in Entrepreneurial studies, and you’ll hear complaints about how the study was done. Celebrate our pizza as though it’s the best […]

Seniors Situation Room Dawn Ford FOUR Years and 77 Columns Later! AUG 10, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  Dawn Ford FOUR Years and 77 Columns Later!  AUG 10, 2016

  An ‘Old Fashion Tea’ was held recently at the Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence. The organizers were Claudette Quesnel, Lizette Lapensee and Claire Pelkey. I was not able to attend but I heard that there were lots of scrumptious goodies in the offering with the tea. Pictured in the photo enjoying the tea are: Lucille […]

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

Randy Hillier, the PC MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington is one of my favorite politicians in Ontario.   It’s not that I agree with all of his positions or support his party, but when you talk with him you can feel a passion and integrity that is sorely lacking in so many other elected officials. (photo:facebook) […]

Maureen Adams Not Answering How Much Failed Loblaws Centre Cost Cornwall AUG 8, 2016

Maureen Adams Not Answering How Much Failed Loblaws Centre Cost Cornwall  AUG 8, 2016

The City of Cornwall is about to write a cheque for over $2 Million dollars to buy back a large chunk of its Industrial Park as Loblaws is bailing on the 121 Acre parcel in the city’s industrial park. Was it a game of chicken with its Quebec Unions for concessions?  Part of the Shoppers […]

RIBFEST Parking Ticket Angers Disabled Senior in Cornwall LETTER TO THE EDITOR July 27, 2016

RIBFEST Parking Ticket Angers Disabled Senior in Cornwall LETTER TO THE EDITOR July 27, 2016

25 JULY, 2016.   RE: TICKET # 586535 DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS OR THE BOGEY MAN WILL GET YOU!   Dear Sir/Madam,   I’m a Senior turning 80 this September and getting around o.k. thanks to having a Disabled Persons Permit enabling me to park close to venues, shops etc. although it didn’t […]

Phoenix Causing Distress to Over 81,000 Federal Workers LTE July 20, 2016

Phoenix Causing Distress to Over 81,000 Federal Workers LTE July 20, 2016

81,000+ workers have missed paycheques, been underpaid, denied health benefits, and even had child support payments disappear – all thanks to the Government of Canada’s political and technological fumbling as it launched an untried, unmanageable pay system called PHOENIX. Unlike its mythical namesake, this PHOENIX immediately crashed and burned in the flames that spawned it… […]

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