Dana Bingley & Beyond 21 Play Politics in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 15, 2016

Dana Bingley & Beyond 21 Play Politics in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 15, 2016

I live in a very very strange town.    Because of a City Hall led boycott many agencies refuse to send press releases or invites to CFN even though their works require the most amount of exposure to be successful. I watched from our public art gallery, which is in the process of wrapping up […]

Hypocrisy in Cornwall Ontario Over Cenotaph Desecration by Jamie Gilcig JULY 13, 2016

Hypocrisy in Cornwall Ontario Over Cenotaph Desecration by Jamie Gilcig JULY 13, 2016

“It is a first. I have never seen such a blatant defacement of our sacred symbol and believe that if other Canadians could see it, they’d be as outraged as I am,” says Bill Maxwell, who is secretary of the Legion’s Poppy and Remembrance Committee. A young man lies in prison waiting a bail hearing […]

Conrad Black Reviews Early Days of Trudeau Regime JULY 10, 2016

Conrad Black Reviews Early Days of Trudeau Regime JULY 10, 2016

A pattern is emerging in the conduct of the Trudeau government. It straddles fairly stylishly between gestures to the trendy and fashionable cutting leftward edge of its support without grossly offending the solid centre of the country that provides the majority for any Canadian federal government. That centre was fairly comfortable with the Harper government, […]

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

More cronyism in Cornwall Ontario as CFN has learned that former TC Media Seaway News editor Todd Lihou has been given a two year contract with Heart of the City, an arms length agency in Cornwall, funded with tax dollars,  which employs City Councilor Denis Carr as it’s manager/leader. We received irate phone calls from […]

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

That Hugo Rodrigues is one funny cat.   When I issued a release stating my intention to run for mayor again in the next election, and would do all possible to rescind the bizarre Harbor Deal in Cornwall Ontario that would give the good people of Akwesasne a half interest in the project; the venerable […]

Conrad Black : Exaggerated Reaction to Brexit from the EU JUNE 26, 2016

Conrad Black : Exaggerated Reaction to Brexit from the EU  JUNE 26, 2016

The absurdly exaggerated reaction to the British vote to leave the European Union demonstrates the complacency and incompetence of the governing elites in Britain and Western Europe, and how those attitudes rippled out, unchallenged, in the international media and financial markets. There is some analogy with the comeuppance given the American political class by the […]

Cornwall Ontario Orlando Tribute An Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 18, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Orlando Tribute An Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 18, 2016

I wasn’t invited to the Orlando tribute here in Cornwall on Friday.   Nor was CFN sent a release or invite which is odd as we’re the only newspaper in this community that has not only truly been Gay positive, but actually has sponsored (that’s given actual free advertising for Corus radio types viewing) to […]

Why Does Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Hack at TAG Cornwall – by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 16, 2016

Why Does Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Hack at TAG Cornwall –  by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 16, 2016

The lady doth protest too much, methinks For a man that to my knowledge has never set foot in Cornwall’s public Art Gallery, Standard Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues sure likes to write about it. He writes about the gallery far more than say…..the shady Harbor Front deal, or how Big Ben is leeching poison into […]

2 Minutes for Diving to Ruth Ellen Brousseau as Trudeau Breaks Delay by Jamie Gilcig MAY 19, 2015

2 Minutes for Diving to Ruth Ellen Brousseau as Trudeau Breaks Delay by Jamie Gilcig MAY 19, 2015

The lady doth protest too much, methinks What odd days in our Nation’s Capitol as members of the NDP caucus practice clear reverse sexism over Justin Trudeau tapping into his inner Jean Chretien as video shows him charging across the floor to end a delay to bull through Bill C-14 on Assisted Dying as opposed […]

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams calls Kilger T Shirt Incident DISTRACTION as City Release Settlement info MAY 16, 2016

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams calls Kilger T Shirt Incident DISTRACTION as City Release Settlement info MAY 16, 2016

Oddly enough today the City of Cornwall issued a press release.  Kevin Lajoie, Public Information Officer, once again neglected to include CFN in the release and I only found out about it after a reporter contacted me for comment. What our new CAO calls a distraction was a clear violation of Human Rights and Freedom […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Signs Harbor Deal Without Public Consultation by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 26, 2016

Cornwall Ontario City Council Signs Harbor Deal Without Public Consultation by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 26, 2016

The deed was done under cover.    No public consultation.  No real public information delivered.  A non nonsensical that jeopardizes the future of the city of Cornwall Ontario. The bad drama started with the Chem Tanks and ended with the release below by the city which actually rezoned the land “prior” to announcing the deal. […]

Cornwall Politics Take Wind Out of CAPE by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 25, 2016

Cornwall Politics Take Wind Out of CAPE by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 25, 2016

This Winter I chatted with Carol Grant (now Sauve) about CFN sponsoring CAPE.    We have a history of success promoting local events. Sadly politics have seen festivals like Lift Off and Winterfest  destroyed by Cornwall City Council petty politics. Telling groups who to advertise or work with always is a recipe for disaster.   […]

Have Local Liberals Taken Over the Glens by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 6, 2016

Have Local Liberals Taken Over the Glens by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 6, 2016

Cornwall is one of the oddest communities I’ve ever lived in and I’ve lived in a few.     The political corruption fingers through everything from City Hall, to charities, and even our SD&G Highlanders apparently. First you have former MPP Jim Brownell named as Honourary Lt. Colonel.    That was a little weird as […]

Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

As council fiddles and sells the community’s future with its shady Harbor Front deal with the Feds and Akwesasne Metro has announced that it will be shutting its doors in a few months.  About 75 people will lose their jobs, about a third of those full time employment where it’s becoming more difficult to find […]

Ghomeshi Verdict Shows Need for Attorney General Reform in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 25,2016

Ghomeshi Verdict Shows Need for Attorney General Reform in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 25,2016

Jian Ghomeshi’s life will never be the same.  The countless legal bills incurred, the damage to his reputation, and at the end of the line the loss of quality of life and earnings can never be repaired. Chiefly because there is no real accountability of Crown Attorney’s in Ontario.    Cases have two factors, the […]

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