If You Don’t See Your Election Candidate Ad on CFN Don’t Vote for Them by Jamie Gilcig 101218

If You Don’t See Your Election Candidate Ad on CFN Don’t Vote for Them by Jamie Gilcig 101218

Cornwall Ontario – CFN has over 1 million human pageviews monthly.   It’s been that way for a awhile, but what quite a few people, and sadly many in the political and business realms locally, don’t get is that whether they like this newspaper, its publisher, or writers, and content is that the majority of the […]

Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy Confronted at Civic Complex Debate by Julie Johnston 101118

Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy Confronted at Civic Complex Debate by Julie Johnston  101118

Cornwall Ontario – Last night’s meet, greet, and debate revealed that politicians do lie and I and Council candidate Brent Charles was surprised to finally get an honest answer from Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy regarding his failures and lies broken promises as a mayor. During the meet and greet, O’Shaughnessy was asked about the justification of the approximately […]

It’s Time to Stop Giving the Cornwall Colts a Free Ride by Jamie Gilcig 100418

It’s Time to Stop Giving the Cornwall Colts a Free Ride by Jamie Gilcig 100418

Cornwall Ontario – Geez there are fire sales and bad deals,  and there is the sweetheart deal that the City of Cornwall is giving the Cornwall Colts for some reason?   I mean this is worse than a Marc Bergevin trade. At issue is that the city has two facilities that have far too much empty […]

Cornwall Mayoralty Debate Exposes Lack of Leadership by Julie Johnston 100418

Cornwall Mayoralty Debate Exposes Lack of Leadership by Julie Johnston 100418

Cornwall Ontario – Last night’s debate involving the four Mayoral candidates revealed true colours and where “THEIR” priorities are. Bernadette continues to show her preference on an art center yet cries about the “poor” in the same breath. The tactic of repeating and repeating the same words like “infrastructure”,  “art center,” “partners” felt like a brainwashing […]

Retired Cornwall Firefighter Mark A MacDonald – Bob Turner Would Make 1 Central New Fire Station LTE 100218

Retired Cornwall Firefighter Mark A MacDonald – Bob Turner Would Make 1 Central New Fire Station LTE 100218

The new Council really needs to consider the possibility of having one central location for the new fire station, such as the old Bob Turner site. Attached is a map of the city that clearly shows a 6 minute response time that covers most of the city and is still well within the allowable response times […]

Bad Management & Council Lead to High Taxes in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 100218

Bad Management & Council Lead to High Taxes in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 100218

Cornwall Ontario – The city likes to give out voodoo numbers when it comes to tax increases, but the bottom line is the bottom line.  If you raise taxes nearly 20% per term without increasing revenues something always gives out. Even worse, if you borrow money to pay for a tax increase, as Cornwall did […]

Whistle-blower Forum 2018 Election & 2014 Election Broken Promises Pt 3 by Diane Shay 100118

Whistle-blower Forum 2018 Election & 2014 Election Broken Promises Pt 3  by Diane Shay 100118

  Cornwall Ontario – October 22, 2018 is almost here. Time to reflect before casting that vote. In the words of Albert Einstein: “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil but because of those who look on and do nothing” …which continues to reflect this Councils lack of ability […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dinosaurs, Good Music & Katz! 093018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dinosaurs, Good Music & Katz! 093018

  Cornwall Ontario – When you start to hear Ed Lauzon sing a song such as ” I Just want To Dance With You”, you can’t help but want to sing along and get up and dance. Ed and two of his sons, Ed. Jr. and Adam recently entertained the tenants and friends of Beek […]

Fishy Times in Cornwall – City Refuses to Say How Much Voisine Bohemian Rhapsody Parody Cost Taxpayers 092818

Fishy Times in Cornwall – City Refuses to Say How Much Voisine Bohemian Rhapsody Parody Cost Taxpayers 092818

Cornwall Ontario – How many cities facing record tax hikes burn through $15K making a vanity video for a fire chief that union sources allege spends too much time at his out of town home instead of serving and protecting the taxpayers of Cornwall Ontario? Economic Development poobah Bob Peters seems to be sending wads […]

Cornwall Glen Stor Dun Lodge Whistleblower JULIE JOHNSTON on Mayoralty Options in 2018

Cornwall Glen Stor Dun Lodge Whistleblower JULIE JOHNSTON on Mayoralty Options in 2018

I was not completely anonymous when I came forward in December 2010 describing the consequences of a micromanager at the Glen-Stor-Dun Lodge. One councillor was aware a letter was sent to city council. This is how we found out the severity of censorship (obstruction of justice) within the city as council did not receive their […]

Bad Politics Again Hit SD&G OSPCA as Fundraiser Turnout Falls #EPICFAIL 092418

Bad Politics Again Hit SD&G OSPCA as Fundraiser Turnout Falls #EPICFAIL 092418

Cornwall Ontario – The SD&G Ospca twice refused full year ad plans from this newspaper, one paid for by a local businessperson.    Playing politics instead of putting the animals first has led to tragic results. “This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year,” said Carol Link, manager. “We had a low turnout […]

Clement Does the Lumley 2 Step On Cornwall Saving Cash from CUPE STRIKE 091218

Clement Does the Lumley 2 Step On Cornwall Saving Cash from CUPE STRIKE 091218

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s very hard to be a good liar.   Keeping up a false veneer takes a lot of stamina and skill.  People like Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement ultimately fail and badly.   While Councilor Clement likes to come across as sweetness and light with bountiful positivity more and more people see through that. […]

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

PORT HOPE ON – Last month’s news about the biggest measles outbreak in living memory still has me on edge. In case you haven’t heard, 41,000 children and adults across Europe were sickened – between January and June alone – 37 people are dead, and the outbreak isn’t over yet. Beyond imagining the great human […]

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

Toronto Ontario – Show of hands: how many of you expected the Ontario government to lose the constitutional challenge of its Bill 5, which aimed to reduce the size of Toronto’s city council? No one? Exactly. No one – no one who has been paying attention, at least – expected Doug Ford’s government to lose. Municipalities […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bishop’s House Restoration & Tiger Tales! 09178

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bishop’s House Restoration & Tiger Tales! 09178

Cornwall Ontario – There is a little coin container on the counter at the Burger King Restaurant on Second Street East to collect some money to help with the funding of scholarships and bursaries for financial aid for students at St. Lawrence College. Every bit of change helps. According to the web site, the bursaries and […]

Whistle-blower Forum by Diane Shay – 2018 & 2014 Election Promises Broken Part 2

Whistle-blower Forum by Diane Shay – 2018 & 2014 Election Promises  Broken Part 2

I have been searching online for major accomplishments of this Council and came up short other than ongoing significant tax increases over the past 10 years and building the Benson Centre. Tax payers simply cannot afford to leave this Council in power. Each and every day city employees work to meet the needs of taxpayers. […]

Wanna Buy a Newspaper? Turn Key Cornwall Regional Eyeballs – CFN FOR SALE

Wanna Buy a Newspaper?  Turn Key Cornwall Regional Eyeballs – CFN FOR SALE

February will be the tenth anniversary of this newspaper.   That’s a long time and a lot of hard work. It’s resulted in over 1 million human pageviews monthly.      LINK Sadly, CFN never became the creative fount of positivity I envisioned when I started this venture in February of 2009.   You can’t do creative marketing […]

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Cornwall Ontario – Shock and Awe as an Ontario Conservative government takes a page out of Quebec politics to chop up Toronto City Council. The only issue this writer has are the optics.  Surely there are other councils, like the one here in Cornwall which are not serving the public equitably. Many in the public […]