Net Neutrality a Slippery Slope to The West Imitating China – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 20, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Net Neutrality a Slippery Slope to The West Imitating China – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 20, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Net Neutrality.    How many of us are familiar as to what that means?   People don’t even think about the net as they pop on and google strange and odd things or look up info. The net is a part of our every day life.   In Finland for instance Broadband internet […]

Michael Moore to Bail out Wiki Leaks Julian Assange – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 15, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Michael Moore to Bail out Wiki Leaks Julian Assange – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 15, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Julian Assange is still in jail pending bail which was posted by filmmaker Michael Moore.  Yes, that Michael Moore.    Mr. Assange is considered enemy number one in the US and many places, but the plot is thickening. People talk about nuclear weapons, but the pen is mightier than the sword.  It […]

Same Old Same Old or Fresh New Blood? Committees in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 10, 2010

Same Old Same Old or Fresh New Blood?  Committees in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – December 10, 2010

Cornwall ON- Cornwall Ontario, like many cities, invites citizens to sit on committees.     There was a letter to the editor in the Standard Free Holder talking about comments from a city councilor. LINK “”not your same old guys with your tired ideas”” There have been comments emanating from city hall recently about maybe […]

Cliques, Clans, Cronies…musings on a cold and snowy December Morning by Jamie Gilcig – December 8, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cliques, Clans, Cronies…musings on a cold and snowy December Morning by Jamie Gilcig – December 8, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Cliques, crony-ism, highs school pack mentality.   It’s in our lives everywhere we look.  Is it good? Bad?  Does it serve any purpose or is it simply corruption endemically practiced in a given community? “Old Boys” behaviour isn’t even limited to old boys.  It’s practiced by the fairer sex too, and in many […]

Wiki Leaks – Yes, No, Maybe, Take our Polls and Post your Opinion – December 3, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Wiki Leaks – Yes, No, Maybe, Take our Polls and Post your Opinion – December 3, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I learned in the media business it’s not what you do print, but what you don’t print that can make or break you. Julian Assange is in the cat seat right now for “leaking” documents that were never meant for the public eye via his wikileaks site. Not too many people had […]

Canadian voters don’t turn out for By-Elections. 32.4% highest turnout of 3 votes. What do you think Canada? – November 30, 2010

Canadian voters don’t turn out for By-Elections.  32.4% highest turnout of 3 votes.   What do you think Canada? – November 30, 2010

Cornwall ON – Low voter turnout was the story of the 3 by Federal by-elections held Monday November 29th. While the actual winning candidates may be what many of us in the media are talking about; it’s the voter turnout or lack thereof that is the story. Canadians across the board seem less and less […]

It’s not easy being Green by Jason Setnyk – November 25, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

It’s not easy being Green by Jason Setnyk – November 25, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – “Today, we pay tribute to the many Canadians who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may live in a country free from tyranny and governed by freedom, democracy and justice.” Those were the words of Prime Minister Steven Harper a few weeks ago on Remembrance Day. It’s a shame Harper’s […]

Cornwall Ontario’s Glass is More Than Half Full – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – November 16, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall Ontario’s Glass is More Than Half Full – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – November 16, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Skippy comes home from school.  It was a very busy Grade 1 arts class and Skippy presents his parents with a picture.  They gush, they guffaw; they place it with honour on the fridge and brag about it to all of their friends. I live in Cornwall Ontario.   I moved here […]

Yes, Maybe, Butterscotch is better than Skunk everyday…..Musings from Cornwall Ontario – November 8, 2010

Yes, Maybe, Butterscotch is better than Skunk everyday…..Musings from Cornwall Ontario – November 8, 2010

Cornwall ON – So we were talking about this girl; to this girl, some girl; actually it was a mid 40’ish gent. We were questioning life paths, routes of communication; first impressions, and perceptions.   It’s funny when someone from outside the fishbowl gazes within and makes observations. Being distant doesn’t make them right.  Sometimes […]

Arts & Culture Municipal Debate for Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Is the Glass Half Full or Half empty? October 21, 2010

Arts & Culture Municipal Debate for Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – Is the Glass Half Full or Half empty?  October 21, 2010

Cornwall ON – An artist posted on facebook last night. Just listened to politicians speak for 2 hours abouts arts and culture so why do I feel like going used car shopping Well first off I want to give kudos the Library for hosting the debate.  It was and is needed.   Arts have been […]

Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election – Musings Down the Home Stretch – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 12, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election – Musings Down the Home Stretch – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 12, 2010

Cornwall ON – I can’t paint.  I can’t draw.  I sketch worth crap.    I buy pastels, paints; love their feel and touch, and in those rare secret moments will play with the intense focus of a four year old. Emily Carr WIKI Emily Carr is my favorite Canadian painter.  She was quite a woman, […]

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 […]

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