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 […]

Brockville School Calls in Police Over Swastikas While UCDSB Threatens This Outlet Over CCVS Story MARCH 20, 2017

Brockville School Calls in Police Over Swastikas While UCDSB Threatens This Outlet Over CCVS Story MARCH 20, 2017

Cornwall ONTARIO –  What a bewildering community I live in.   After covering Swastikas being left in a school washroom for nearly a month after repeatedly being informed about them this writer covered the issue; which led to thousands of tax dollars being spent by the Upper Canada District School Board essentially trying to muzzle […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – CPC Leadership Mudslinging Begins MARCH 20, 2017

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – CPC Leadership Mudslinging Begins MARCH 20, 2017

Ottawa ONTARIO –  I see that the fun and games have begun in earnest as Tory leadership candidates insult each other and toss accusations of cheating around. All of this coming after O’Leary went public and accused someone of rigging the leadership election. I can’t say that I am surprised that someone has tried to […]

Cornwall Lawyer Milena Cardinal Sees Bill Chopped After Assessment MARCH 17, 2017

Cornwall Lawyer Milena Cardinal Sees Bill Chopped After Assessment MARCH 17, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Milena Cardinal once told this writer that journalism is the last defence for a democratic society and that we should spend more time in courtrooms holding justice accountable. Having gone through many court cases since living here in Cornwall what I’ve noticed is that most cases don’t seem to be won or […]

An Open Letter to Premier Wynne Regarding Hydro Delivery Charges by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 16, 2017

An Open Letter to Premier Wynne Regarding Hydro Delivery Charges by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 16, 2017

Dear Premier Wynne, Your legacy will be decided by the Hydro mess that you yourself publicly own. The impact of the abuse of Ontario residents via the debacle that is our Hydro system is public record.  From paying management ten times as much as other provinces, to dumping electricity for less than it costs and […]

Canadian Legion Hypocrisy Over the Arthur Murray Cornwall 419 Case by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 16, 2017

Canadian Legion Hypocrisy Over the Arthur Murray Cornwall 419 Case by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Franckly (yes, spelled that way on purpose) it was most disturbing to see the Canadian Legion roll out the dog and pony show over Franck Gervais who misguidedly and apparently well intentioned, was charged under section 419 of the Canadian Criminal code for wearing a military uniform. Legion Dominion Secretary Brad White […]

City & Counties Squabble Goes Public – Highlights Need for Amalgamation by Jamie Gilcig MARCh 14, 2017

City & Counties Squabble Goes Public – Highlights Need for Amalgamation by Jamie Gilcig MARCh 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Counties of SD&G and the City of Cornwall are essentially waving their dirty laundry around as they duke it out in public over their shared services issues. Essentially both councils lack the ability to professionally work together.  The County for example, did not send their letter to this media outlet even […]

LTE Jack White of Toronto Asks if Taxpayers Harbouring Refugee Criminals MARCH 13, 2017

LTE  Jack White of Toronto Asks if Taxpayers Harbouring Refugee Criminals MARCH 13, 2017

Dear Editor People who pose such a threat to the safety of Canadians, that upon extensive reviews  have their refugee request denied, or, have such a checkered background, that they will not qualify, and as such, chose not to apply. Now given Canada’s most open and generous policies toward refugee claimants, that we even identify those illegally crossing […]

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

  OTTAWA ONTARIO – How many Prime Ministers can dance on the head of a pin while the marijuana money rolls in?   In the bright shadows of the Le Dain Commission and the Senate Commission Young Liberals resurrected the Liberal Party during the last election and part of the deal was marijuana legalization and […]

Marc & Jodie Emery Doth Protest Too Much Methinks by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 12, 2017

Marc & Jodie Emery Doth Protest Too Much Methinks by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Marc Emery has led an interesting crusade in the name of making Marijuana legal and accessible to Canadians. He, his wife Jodie, and his supporters,  along with others in the mostly BC led industry deserve thanks from all Canadians who think it’s insane for marijuana to be prohibited while tobacco and alcohol can […]

Sunshine List Darren Dalgleish Lawyers UP – Is he still CEO of St. Lawrence Parks? MARCH 9, 2017

Sunshine List Darren Dalgleish Lawyers UP – Is he still CEO of St. Lawrence Parks?  MARCH 9, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Darren Dalgleish has lawyered up.    The we’re not sure what, or if he’s still with,  the St.Lawrence Parks Commission poobah,  was allegedly reported to have been escorted from the premises and turfed which has resulted in Cornwall Newswatch’s Bill Kingston and other media outlets to be served after reporting such. CKWS […]

North Dundas Conservative Mayor Eric Duncan Comes Out of the Closet MARCH 8, 2017

North Dundas Conservative Mayor Eric Duncan Comes Out of the Closet MARCH 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – In 2014 I asked if politicians should still be in the closet.   Today, in 2017, rising conservative star and North Dundas Mayor Eric Duncan surprised very few people by coming out.  He came out on of all places Linked in.  He didn’t issue a press release; at least we didn’t get […]

Erin Merkley LTE to UCDSB Closure of Benson Public School MARCH 7, 2017

Erin Merkley LTE to UCDSB Closure of Benson Public School MARCH 7, 2017

March 6, 2017 Board of Trustees Upper Canada District School Board   Dear Board of Trustees: RE: Pupil Accommodation Review, Proposed Closure of Benson Public School Please don’t let this happen. NOW is the time for you to take the opportunity and represent the needs and best interests of the people who elected you. Please […]

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to Develop 140 Acre Hogansburg Triangle Land MARCH 6, 2017

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to Develop 140 Acre Hogansburg Triangle Land MARCH 6, 2017

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Submits 140-Acre Land In Trust Application Community Development a Tribal Priority AKWESASNE —  In step with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s strategic planning, community development is at the forefront of Tribal Council’s actions. On March 1, 2017, the Tribal Council submitted its third land to trust application to the Bureau of […]

Cornwall Drops Seniors Abba Noise Citation Case After Running Up Legal Bill MARCH 3, 2017

Cornwall Drops Seniors Abba Noise Citation Case After Running Up Legal Bill MARCH 3, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  The City of Cornwall instructed their high priced Ottawa legal reps at BLG to drop the case against Doug & Rachelle Raymond over the excessive noise citation given to the seniors for playing a Friday night card game in their backyard where they would listen to some 70’s background music. The city […]

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