Wynne $50M Min Income Plan Voter Pandering by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 24, 2017

Wynne $50M Min Income Plan Voter Pandering by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 24, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a reek of petty desperation and vote buying in the latest cookie being tossed to voters in Ontario.    At the end of the day many see through it though.    Lindsay, Hamilton, and Thunder Bay have been chosen for a pilot project for guaranteed minimum incomes. $50M divided by 4,000 […]

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Legislation Includes Rent Control Reform, Eviction Protections to Keep Rentals Affordable Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017, would address rising rental costs faced by people in Ontario by expanding rent control to […]

SD&G Highlanders Armoury in Cornwall Ontario Covers Up Gun Theft by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 23, 2017

SD&G Highlanders Armoury in Cornwall Ontario Covers Up Gun Theft by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A CFN viewer emailed in upset over an alleged cover up over a missing gun from the armoury. We get lots of information from the public.  Each case has to be evaluated and of course verified because even a gonzo newspaper has to tell the truth. The Armoury is home to the SD&G […]

Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau on Morgentaler Abortion Clinic Demonstrations APRIL 20, 2017

Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau on Morgentaler Abortion Clinic Demonstrations APRIL 20, 2017

Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau | Morgentaler Clinic Demonstrations The Ottawa Police Service monitors and responds to hundreds of events, demonstrations and protests in the National Capital Region on an annual basis.  Each of these events has its own unique challenges, and it is our role to keep the peace and ensure a safe and […]

Should CFN Eliminate Viewer Comments in this Newspaper? APRIL 20, 2017

Should CFN Eliminate Viewer Comments in this Newspaper?  APRIL 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Viewer comments at their best add immensely to the news consuming experience.  At their worst…well anyone that’s read a facebook debate knows what I typeth of.   Here at CFN we’ve always adhered to our vision and mission statements. CFN is an online newspaper whose Mission is to give voice to the […]

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I live in a very strange community.  Ignorance and corruption are literally destroying our local economy.   Now two of the main three media are for sale, and the Standard Freeholder is rumored to be wobbly.  Corus Radio chopped its newsroom staff a few years ago as well. It’s getting harder to […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Question Period Change Shouldn’t be by Force APRIL 11, 2017

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Question Period Change Shouldn’t be by Force APRIL 11, 2017

OTTAWA ONTARIO – It is unfortunate that the Liberals have tried to ram the changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons down everyone’s throats. Change is definitely needed and some of the changes which come out of the work done by Michael Chong have merit. For instance designating one day as a […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previously indicating support for such measures: […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Vimy Ridge No Place for Partisanship APRIL 11, 2017

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Vimy Ridge No Place for Partisanship APRIL 11, 2017

Ottawa ONTARIO – There are times when it is best to put partisanship aside. The ceremony at Vimy Ridge was one of those moments. It is a shame and a little perplexing that Prime Minister Trudeau didn’t extend an invitation to the opposition leaders to join him there. This was a missed opportunity. Trudeau had […]

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

VICTORIA BC – Let’s just say that, hypothetically speaking, the current black market in Canada is based on three models of cultivation. The first model is the seasonal outdoor grower, the second is the hobby indoor grower and the third is the commercial indoor grower. Model one harvests every fall and sells his/her crop based […]

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Presses Wynne on OUTRAGEOUS Hydro One Salaries APRIL 4, 2017

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Presses Wynne on OUTRAGEOUS Hydro One Salaries APRIL 4, 2017

  TORONTO ONTARIO – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath didn’t let Premier Kathleen Wynne off the hook during the first question period following the release of the sunshine list, pressing Wynne for allowing an untold number of million-dollar salaries to be paid out to Hydro One executives while forcing Ontarians, buckling under skyrocketing hydro bills, to […]

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

Dear Editor, When a Canadian crosses into Canada without reporting to Canada Customs, the next time they pass through a customs checkpoint,  the have their vehicle confiscated.  When a Canadian carries a person into Canada without first checking with Canada Customs, the are arrested and charged with human smuggling. However, when an illegal immigrant smuggles […]

Dana Larsen Gave Away Marijuana Seeds In Ottawa, so there! by Roy Berger MARCH 31, 2017

Dana Larsen Gave Away Marijuana Seeds In Ottawa, so there! by Roy Berger MARCH 31, 2017

  OTTAWA ONTARIO –   Dana Larsen is from Vancouver, owns two marijuana dispensaries, is the author of four books and a prior editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine. He is on a multi-city Canadian tour with a mission to discuss marijuana in terms of it’s history, legislation, adherents and critics. At the same time, he […]

War Amps Pay Tribute for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge MARCH 30, 2017

War Amps Pay Tribute for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge MARCH 30, 2017

AMPUTEES FIND MODERN-DAY INSPIRATION FROM VIMY BATTLE SURVIVORS – The Battle of Vimy Ridge may have been 100 years ago, but it continues to have modern-day lessons for amputees. Rob Larman is a left leg amputee and directs The War Amps PLAYSAFE Program, while Tiffany Ross, 10, was born a left arm amputee and is a […]

Lawrence Greenspon to Defend CFN vs UCDSB Over Swastikas in CCVS by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 26, 2017

Lawrence Greenspon to Defend CFN vs UCDSB Over Swastikas in CCVS by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – What should happen when Swastikas or other Hate Graffiti are discovered in a school washroom? If you’re York University, or a high school in Brockville Ontario, or this high school in the US, perhaps a letter like this outlines the appropriate actions? Dear Students, Parents and Guardians, I want to share with […]

McGill Fails Andrew Potter & Democracy by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 24, 2017

McGill Fails Andrew Potter & Democracy by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 24, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I never graduated McGill University, but it is the only one I’ve attended as a student.  I always thought that McGill was a shining beacon in Montreal, the city where I was born, something to be proud of for all of Canada. Like many English institutions in la belle province it’s faced […]

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Re:  Canada Committed to Lower Debt Ratio, Morneau Says Before Budget, 2017-03-20 http://bloombergtv.ca/2017-03-20/news/politics/canada/canada-committed-to-lower-debt-ratio-morneau-says-before-budget/ After the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars to bail out big banks and corporations. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, our government stepped up with a $200 billion package for troubled lenders – the Extraordinary Financing Framework.  In normal […]

Gay Cornwall News Blogger Attacks Gay N Dundas Mayor MARCH 21, 2017

Gay Cornwall News Blogger Attacks Gay N Dundas Mayor MARCH 21, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Patrick Brown!   It must have been a slow day for Gay Conservative Cornwall News Blogger Bill Kingston, or as he’s been called, “The Queen of Mean”, as he cobbled together a fascinating take on which SD&G Counties council member spent the most cash. In his story on Cornwall Newswatch he […]

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