Conspiratorial Ontario PC Caucus Concerns Voters as Election Looms by Jamie Gilcig 030118

Conspiratorial Ontario PC Caucus Concerns Voters as Election Looms by Jamie Gilcig 030118

Cornwall Ontario – As it’s become clear that the political assassination of Patrick Brown was from within his own party it’s raised a number of questions for voters who clearly have had enough of the Wynne Liberals and their abuse of the public purse. From Hydro, to Sex Ed curriculum, and heavy handed favoritism of […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

Cornwall Ontario – With the demise of yet another hockey management team there are rumblings and even a piece written by that mincing lifeguard, Hugo Rodrigues. Cornwall Ontario is a hockey town.  It just has a city government that for whatever reason refuses to allow business to be business. The subsidies given to the Cornwall […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Curling, Cats & Community 021918

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Curling,  Cats & Community 021918

  Cornwall Ontario – Some retired men apparently have a much harder time coping with the change in their lives, according to an article in the March 2018 issue of Good Times Magazine. The article on “Helping Men Cope with Retirement” by Wendy Haaf quotes Lyndsay Green, Sociologist and author of ” Ready to Retire?: […]

A Cornwall Casino is a Good Idea. By Jamie Gilcig 170218

A Cornwall Casino is a Good Idea.  By Jamie Gilcig 170218

Cornwall Ontario – One wonders what Councilor Mark A MacDonald has done to possibly offend Hugo Rodrigues, Managing editor of the Standard Freeholder? Or maybe it’s simply safe for Hugo to snipe at Mr. MacDonald rather than tackle real issues with meat in them that  might cost the newspaper some ad dollars while pandering to […]

Tipping Point at J&T Japanese Thai in Cornwall Leads to Social Media Frenzy of Hate 021518

Tipping Point at J&T Japanese Thai in Cornwall Leads to Social Media Frenzy of Hate 021518

Cornwall Ontario –   The dirty and unwashed took a local immigrant family to the cleaners on social media after a strange, but sadly, typical restaurant experience. Mix people with difficulty using the language and recent immigrants to our great country who are trying to build a business and you end up with shouting in the […]

What Happened to Patrick Brown : Opportunity & an Outrage. By Conrad Black FEB 4, 2018

What Happened to Patrick Brown : Opportunity & an Outrage. By Conrad Black FEB 4, 2018

Conrad Black: What happened to Patrick Brown was outrageous — but also an opportunity Justin Trudeau is a fair-minded person. He knows better than to greet the destruction of a prominent political career with joy (NAT POST) The sudden departure of Patrick Brown as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives (as they still call themselves) […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month 020418

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month 020418

  Cornwall Ontario – Nothing like great music to warm you on a cold winter’s eve. Music was in the air at Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence recently when Ed Lauzon treated the residents and guests to another one of his fantastic concerts. Ed plays guitar and has a wonderful singing voice. His repertoire of music […]

Et Tu Patrick Brown & The Conservative Glass Ceiling in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 020218

Et Tu Patrick Brown & The Conservative Glass Ceiling in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 020218

Cornwall Ontario – The Political assassination of PC leader Patrick Brown, by what appears to be an inhouse Conservative backlash of the older white guy (and gal) crowd, especially from the Eastern part of Ontario is a hot mess of political intrigue and drama. After spending a week talking to a lot of Conservatives and […]

Syd Gardiner & Elaine MacDonald Hypocrites When It Comes to Art in Cornwall – by Jamie Gilcig Feb 2, 2018

Syd Gardiner & Elaine MacDonald Hypocrites When It Comes to Art in Cornwall – by Jamie Gilcig Feb 2, 2018

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In an I’m sure unintentional  bizarre joke the Seaway News ran a piece trumpeting a scrolling image on a TV in the basement of the Civic complex as a triumph for area artists. There are a few real artists in the region, but most have stayed away from the circus. Elaine was […]

Janice Robinson Highlights Why Cronyism @ City Hall Leads to #epicfail Leaks Cirque Du Soleil Emails

Janice Robinson Highlights Why Cronyism @ City Hall Leads to #epicfail  Leaks Cirque Du Soleil Emails

Cornwall Ontario – Cronyism isn’t unique to Cornwall Ontario, but ED poobah Bob Peter’s ex wifey, who got her management gig at City Hall around the time that Bob resigned over his mysterious use of city credit cards at Eastern European houses of ill repute pulled a doozy recently. (Photo : social media) Ms Robinson, […]

LTE – Cornwall Councilor Mark A MacDonald Talks Fire Master Plan 012418

LTE – Cornwall Councilor Mark A MacDonald Talks Fire Master Plan 012418

Dear Editor:  The taxpayers of the City of Cornwall are looking at a roughly 8% increase in their property taxes, unless Council makes some decisions otherwise. The Fire Master Plan is designed to save lives and money.  It follows a Guideline from the Ontario Fire Marshal and it’s based on costs the community can afford. […]

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Responds to V.O.I.C.E. Comment 012318

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Responds to V.O.I.C.E. Comment 012318

Firstly I wish to express my condolences to Mr Cadieux and his family. Having read the various articles regarding the sentencing of the driver I am compelled to make the following comments. 1. I am not commenting on the sentence that was handed out. I do not know if this was a plea, I do […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Snowtime Memories from Cornwall 012118

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Snowtime Memories from Cornwall 012118

  Cornwall Ontario – School Bus Cancellations? We didn’t have to worry about that when I was growing up. There weren’t any school buses. We walked everywhere despite snowy or rainy weather. Schools were open, so away we went. You would see two streams of kids on either side of some of the streets on […]

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – It’s Harder to Earn a Living in 2018

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – It’s Harder to Earn a Living in 2018

Toronto Ontario – When it comes to life and working, we are all looking for a job with good pay, decent hours and respect; but what happens when you are promised all of those things and it isn’t delivered? One of the biggest problems for millennials today is the lack of a good pay with […]

United Way SD&G & Media Team Up for Fundraiser that Insults Italians in Cornwall Ontario 010518

United Way SD&G & Media Team Up for Fundraiser that Insults Italians in Cornwall Ontario 010518

Cornwall Ontario – Several Italian groups are upset at Rick Shaver of the Cornwall Seaway News (owned by TC Media), Bill Makinson of Cogeco Cable, and Lori Greer – Executive Director of the United Way of SD&G, for their Italian Night fundraiser which uses blatantly negative stereotypes of Italians being in the Mafia or gangsters.  […]