The Cornwall Free News Makes its First Endorsement for City Council – Gary W. Samler – October 7, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario EDITORIAL – VIDEO

The Cornwall Free News Makes its First Endorsement for City Council – Gary W. Samler – October 7, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario EDITORIAL – VIDEO

Cornwall ON – Pat Finnerty tonight proved that when a city spends $150 million plus dollars in a year perhaps pinching on those that make the decisions how to spend those dollars and tax its citizens is penny wise pound foolish. An example if you may.    Imagine a council with poor business skills.   […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilors should get raises – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 6, 2010

Cornwall Ontario City Councilors should get raises – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 6, 2010

Cornwall ON – So as I’m twisting and turning through the maze of campaign platforms and election issue it’s sparking more and more thought about how a city works; why, and some positives and negatives. Here in Cornwall we pay good people to perform management tasks.  We have a CAO in Paul Fitzpatrick, we have […]

Where is the Vision for the future of Cornwall Ontario? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 4, 2010

Where is the Vision for the future of Cornwall Ontario?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 4, 2010

Cornwall ON – I’m a concerned citizen.    It’s election time here in Cornwall and there are a multitude of issues and I’m not sure many of them are going to get talked about. Yes, we’re doing candidate debates here on the Cornwall Free News & Seawayradio.com, and there are lots of other debates and […]

No Means No. Guy Lauzon and the Harper Government Refuse to Listen to the People of Canada on the Gun Registry – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – September 27, 2010

No Means No.  Guy Lauzon and the Harper Government Refuse to Listen to the People of Canada on the Gun Registry – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – September 27, 2010

Cornwall ON – Our MP, Guy Lauzon was on a Cornwall radio station pigeoning the position that the Conservative government will not give up and “some day get rid of the wasteful gun registry.” To you sir I say someday we’ll get rid of the wasteful Harper government and yourself. You and Mr. Harper are […]

Crazed Pastor Terry Jones Wanted to Burn Books in Florida – The World Said No. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig – September 10, 2010

Crazed Pastor Terry Jones Wanted to Burn Books in Florida – The World Said No. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig – September 10, 2010

Cornwall ON – Book burning is bad.  Book reading is good, and sadly in today’s world far too few books are being read.   Imagine how much better we’d all be if we’d just read more books? With the internet and our insane world of course who has time to read a book?  It’s just […]

Cornwall Ontario Parks Going to the Dogs? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 1, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Parks Going to the Dogs?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 1, 2010

Cornwall ON- Well it looks like Dogs, or in particular the ability for pet owners to walk their dogs in city parks is becoming a municipal election issue. Cornwall City Councilors Bernadette Clement and Glen Grant are championing a test project to allow leashed access to dogs in Lamoureux Park, Cornwall’s signature park and location […]

Is it time to Turn Cornwall Ontario into a Low Tobacco Tax Hot Zone? August 13, 2010 EDITORIAL

Is it time to Turn Cornwall Ontario into a Low Tobacco Tax Hot Zone?  August 13, 2010 EDITORIAL

Cornwall ON – Is it time to turn Cornwall Ontario into a Tax Hot Spot for Cigarettes? We’ve seen the shows on television and know the reputation of Cornwall Ontario and nearby Akwesasne for Cigarette smuggling. The Canadian Government is spending millions of dollars trying to stem the flow of illegal cigarettes, but the results […]

Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – We need to make Governments more accountable for Healthcare – Cornwall Ontario – July 26, 2010

Editorial  by Jamie Gilcig – We need to make Governments more accountable for Healthcare – Cornwall Ontario – July 26, 2010

Cornwall ON – I don’t know why so many people don’t think about our healthcare system until it’s too late.  Either they or someone they love are the victim of the short comings and decline of Medicare. I firmly stand on the opinion that we are not being well served by our service.  It’s not […]

What’s holding up the dog park in Cornwall Ontario? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 4, 2010

What’s holding up the dog park in Cornwall Ontario?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 4, 2010

Cornwall ON – There’s a trend in politics of passing the buck, especially in some potentially dynamic issues.   Don’t want to ask for a raise?  Form a committee to come up with a solution.   Don’t want to tackle a tough issue?  Form a committee. Well people in Cornwall love their dogs.  There are […]

So I was at the G20 Rally…Why I’m so proud to be a Canadian today! Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 27, 2010 VIDEO

So I was at the G20 Rally…Why I’m so proud to be a Canadian today! Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 27, 2010 VIDEO

Cornwall ON – I love Canada.  I love being Canadian.   Yesterday was an historic day in our country.   I know many of you have seen titillating images of a burning police car or two, and some broken windows, but standing in the midst of the 20,000 + people attending the rally in Queens Park […]

Don’t Boycott BP – Buy BP – Evolution, not Revolution – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 14, 2010

Don’t Boycott BP – Buy BP – Evolution, not Revolution – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – June 14, 2010

Cornwall ON – Boycott BP is the buzz word on Facebook and across many minds as the flow of oil continues and the impact on the US coastline is starting to increase. I spoke at a rally this weekend and what I said is that we need an “Evolution, not Revolution.”   I think that […]

Protest BP Rally Saturday June 12 – 2 PM, Big Oil, Government, Your Voice, Accountability and you. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario

Protest BP Rally Saturday June 12 – 2 PM, Big Oil, Government, Your Voice, Accountability and you. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – There’s a lot of spin right now and it’s as choppy as the waves bringing that BP oil to American and possibly Canadian shores. BP is spending a lot of money maneurvering search engines and media as they try and spin the story to minimize the impact on the company and its […]

Canadian Medicare on the Ropes – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – June 2, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Canadian Medicare on the Ropes – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – June 2, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I love reading about our Medicare system in Canada from outside sources.   It’s interesting to see other perspectives. LINK Canada, fretting over budget strains, wants to prune its system, while the United States, worrying about an army of uninsured, aims to create a state-backed safety net. Healthcare in Canada is delivered through a […]

Do you want to live in a Soylent Green Kind of World – Medicare, Eldercare, and you. Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – May 25, 2010

Do you want to live in a Soylent Green Kind of World – Medicare, Eldercare, and you.   Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – May 25, 2010

Cornwall ON – Isn’t it horrible when you dread going to a hospital whether as a patient or for a loved one or friend?   I got the call Monday morning.   Heart attack.  The person called 911 and made it to the hospital quickly where two angioplasties were inserted into the artery and the […]

Two Meals, Two Different Worlds – Editorial – Nobody Should be Hungry or Homeless in This Day and Age – Cornwall Ontario – May 20, 2010

Two Meals, Two Different Worlds – Editorial – Nobody Should be Hungry or Homeless in This Day and Age – Cornwall Ontario – May 20, 2010

Cornwall ON – Today for lunch at the Agapé food bank the menu du jour was a vegetable soup, some cooked ham, scalloped potatoes, some white bread with hydrogenated margarine, coffee, and cold rice pudding.   For $1 it’s a deal.  Many of the packed room eating didn’t have to pay.    The space was […]

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