Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Apparently if you want a good education in Cornwall you need to attend a francophone Catholic school according to the report from the Fraser Institute. What appears when you peruse the numbers is that Cornwall has a higher percentage of special needs students and a higher number of students who scored below average on tests. […]

Trashy Meeting of Cornwall City Council Turns Ugly Over Garbage Recycling Contract 011619

Trashy Meeting of Cornwall City Council Turns Ugly Over Garbage Recycling Contract 011619

Leave it to Cornwall City Management to find ways to turn the optics ugly when it comes to contracts and RFPs. Just like the GSDL Pharmacy contract where it appeared that Medical Arts Pharmacy was screwed over, now long time service provider HGC is fighting for its survival locally. For the record I’m happy for […]

Conrad Black : America Reshaping the World Under President Donald Trump 011419

Conrad Black : America Reshaping the World Under President Donald Trump 011419

The U.S. is demonstrating almost effortlessly how illusory is the idea that any other country or group of countries can challenge its pre-eminence Almost indiscernible in the endless tumult about President Donald Trump is the objective return of American might, right on our doorstep. A casual sampler of the Canadian, and even the American, media, […]

Cornwall Embarrassed Again After Police Shut Down Hospital & Schools Over an Alleged Pellet Gun. By Jamie Gilcig JAN 8 2019

Cornwall Embarrassed Again After Police Shut Down Hospital & Schools Over an Alleged Pellet Gun. By Jamie Gilcig JAN 8 2019

In what has to be a most embarrassing mess of policing by the Cornwall Police under Chief Danny Aikman, thousands of residents had their lives impacted today over an alleged pellet gun. The police are simply not answering key questions. There was no clear incident. No shots fired, no stories of a weapon directly aimed […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford CCVS Thoughts & More 011619

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford CCVS Thoughts & More 011619

Senior Situation Room Edition 138 Dawn Ford New Year’s has come and gone and now we are stuck with all our New Year’s resolutions… or not, if you didn’t make any. I only have two: I will try doing some jigsaw puzzles which I have never tried and get back to doing more crossword puzzles. […]

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

In life people make mistakes. Smart ones clean them up or mitigate them. For Comic book store owner Randy Sauve his recipe seems to be to pour gasoline on the fire and raise the rhetoric which has resulted in him being sued for defamation. There’s 3 part test for Defam in Canada. If you’ve failed […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Petula Clark’s song, “Downtown”reminds me sometimes of growing up post war in Cornwall. That line,”Everything’s waiting for you”, says it all. Pitt and Second Streets were sort of our hub’ in center town. We had it all. There were so many stores that seemed to have everything we needed or wanted. At Sleeman’s Sports Store […]

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Cornwall Ontario –  And so it starts.   As predicted the latest council, gerrymandered by local unions and kool aid drinkers saw the first bite into them with Council barely responding to the water rates requested by City Management going up 4.07% This writer doesn’t dispute that the raise is needed.    Political neglect and management […]

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Cornwall Ontario – I kinda giggled when I found out that there was a Canadian Francophone organisation locally.   Not because I disrespect Francophones, but this area has people like that silly man with his pins and of course Dianne Poirier, retired school teacher,  who besides being President of this local group has been a driving […]

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall?   by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario – We all get them every week.   Mine goes straight to the recycle bin, but that’s exactly why city’s like Montreal are deciding whether to ban them altogether.  LINK Locally TC Media ships them with the Seaway News weekly, but most end up in our landfill.    With more communities banning plastic bags […]

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario –  All governments cannot be all things to all people.  Amanda Simard, a new MPP in Glengarry Prescott Russell who has some experience as a municipal councilor and was a Senate  page clearly either doesn’t understand politics or is playing amateur hissyfit politics. She is the first Conservative MPP in the riding since […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Chanukah 2018 & Tiger Tales! 112518

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Chanukah 2018 & Tiger Tales!  112518

Our Jewish friends will be celebrating Hanukkah for eight days from the evening of Dec 3 rd. to December 10th. Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish wintertime “Festival of Lights”. It is celebrated with nightly lightings of the menorah, with special prayers , blessings and fried food such as the potato latke (pancake) with applesauce […]

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Ontario –   Danny Aikman is a wee fellow.    He made his way through giants to eventually become police chief of the CCPS.  (was there any truth that he only would accept a Deputy Chief that was shorter than he was which was how Ms Spowart got the position?) Oddly enough his start sadly […]

LTE – Ross Ayotte Calls Out Justin Trudeau on Language Hypocrisy re Ford French Uni Cancellation 112118

LTE – Ross Ayotte Calls Out Justin Trudeau on Language Hypocrisy re Ford French Uni Cancellation 112118

CTV  had reported on Feb 14 2012 –   Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is facing a barrage of criticism for suggestions that Quebec separation could be deemed acceptable given the politics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Now prime Minister Trudeau is trying to divide the French and English population once again by stating Ontario is anti French […]

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