Is it Guy Lauzon’s Fault that Canada Day Will See T Storms in Cornwall for 150?

Is it Guy Lauzon’s Fault that Canada Day Will See T Storms in Cornwall for 150?

Cornwall Ontario – Another wasted Canada Day here in Cornwall Ontario as Conservative MP Guy Lauzon is allowed to hijack our Nation’s Holiday once again for his partisan escapades. Questions of his committee came up at Monday’s Council meeting as it’s not a committee of council and MP Lauzon still refuses to show any financials. […]

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – As I was doing my morning social media scroll, Cornwall local Judy Rose posted the video below asking if our Starbucks on Brookdale was part of the Foodshare program which Starbucks started in 2016. Which of course led to an  odd situation as our local Starbucks boycotts this newspaper, not even sending […]

Mother Nature Doesn’t Like Justin Towndale & Seaway Beer Fest JUNE 25, 2017

Mother Nature Doesn’t Like Justin Towndale & Seaway Beer Fest JUNE 25, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Karma can be ugly sometimes.   I’ve always written and said that you get more when you’re a small part of something good rather than be Justin Towndale and the rest of the people running the Seaway Food and Beer fest. Playing petty,ignorant, politics usually get you thunderstorms and rain.  It’s a […]

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront? PAC June 23, 2017

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront?  PAC June 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Chem Tanks!   One of the most incompetent councils I’ve witnessed since living in this town is not only seeming desperate as elections start to come closer, but pulling a page out of the Kilger play book and hustling a waterfront scandal on this community. You’d think that the hinky harbor […]

Kinsellas STAMP OUT HATE in Toronto – YOUR WARD NEWS Duo Face Threat Charges JUNE 21, 2017

Kinsellas STAMP OUT HATE in Toronto – YOUR WARD NEWS Duo Face Threat Charges JUNE 21, 2017

Toronto Ontario – Noted Canadian political brain and attorney Warren Kinsella was victorious against a hate group that was using a newspaper to promote their screed and intimidate himself and his wife.. Kinsella and his wife Lisa pursued the battle and issued a press release after their victory in which the courts have agreed to […]

Are Ontario Residents Safe from Police & Judicial System Abuse? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 20, 2017

Are Ontario Residents Safe from Police & Judicial System Abuse?  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – We have a system that is utterly broken.  It’s a cash machine for law enforcement and judicial system that essentially depend on each other to earn their incomes and improve their budgets. There is a very low threshold of accountability for abuses or errors by police, and almost none against Crown Attorneys. […]

Petty Cornwall Politics Impacts Tony Luis Father’s Day Fight @ Civic Complex JUNE 18, 2017

Petty Cornwall Politics Impacts Tony Luis Father’s Day Fight @ Civic Complex JUNE 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s always sad to see a great event have a punk turnout.  Cornwall home boy Tony Luis should have filled the Civic Complex Saturday night. Perfect weather.  Father’s Day weekend. Beloved local fighter, only $25 tix,  but sadly the Liveco folks for some odd reason feel that it was in their best […]

Ontario Kicks in $100K French Legal Dev Centre in Ottawa JUNE 16, 2017

Ontario Kicks in $100K French Legal Dev Centre in Ottawa  JUNE 16, 2017

Ontario Invests in Province’s First Continuing Professional Development Centre for Francophone Legal Professionals Ontario, in partnership with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, is improving access to justice in French by establishing the province’s first continuing professional development centre for Francophone legal professionals. The pratiquO pilot project will help Francophone and Francophile justice professionals […]

Time to Not Allow Trucks to Use Passing Lanes in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 15, 2017

Time to Not Allow Trucks to Use Passing Lanes in Ontario?  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 15, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Transport trailers can be one of the most frightening part of driving for motorists, especially on major highways like the 401 or 417 here in Eastern Ontario. The OPP just issued a release stating that they are involved in over 25% of road fatalities. Among the 1,342 fatal motor vehicle collisions on […]

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Wynne Government and OPSEU announced a new deal to be ratified that will see its members get 2% increases for most of the pact with 1.5% for the first year. The Province’s release had no numbers in it, and no response was given to CFN’s email asking or them this morning. […]

Warren Kinsella – Obstruction of Justice by President Trump After Comey Hearings JUNE 12, 2017

Warren Kinsella – Obstruction of Justice by President Trump After Comey Hearings JUNE 12, 2017

(Reprinted With Permission) James Comey’s big day: by now, the testimony of former FBI director has been much discussed, debated and dissected. Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, seen by many millions, is well-known. His Thursday morning appearance was the political TV event of 2017 – so far. Among the lowlights: the Trump administration […]

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre.  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – TAG Cornwall, the now closed Public Art Gallery of Cornwall had dusty plans for an Art Centre from 1995.   The City of Cornwall of course never moved forward and slashed funding for the Charity to zero for 2015 and 2016 before it closed, instead spending the amount of money to keep […]

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

Statement by Ontario NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns Wynne won’t stop another hydro rate hike   QUEEN’S PARK — “Months after the NDP called on the Liberal government in the legislature to stop the 20 per cent rate hike on hydro delivery charges, Kathleen Wynne has done nothing. She just doesn’t get it. Ontarians can’t […]

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Mr. Patrick Brown, MPP Leader, Official Opposition Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON  M7A 1A8   Dear Mr. Brown:   I am writing in response to your letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding Hydro One’s rate application currently before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).  Your letter is just another distraction that reveals your willingness to […]

Cornwall Police & Fire Services Refusing To Be Transparent. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Police & Fire Services Refusing To Be Transparent. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – This newspaper, the largest in this city with over 1 million human pageviews per month, hasn’t had a release from the fire department since Pierre Voisine was promoted.    Unlike many in the fire services I actually live downtown and CFN operates downtown.  I hear the many sirens, but nada from the […]

More Clique Cronyism as EOTB Denis Thibault Hires City Councilor HEBERT June 5, 2017

More Clique Cronyism as EOTB Denis Thibault Hires City Councilor HEBERT June 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – No sireee, no Cronyism and corruption in the River City as Councilor Carilyne Hebert announced her new gig at the EOTB. The Eastern Ontario Training Board is run by long time Liberal and former City Councilor Denis Thibault. Essentially funding is politically massaged to government friendly hangers on and companies that tow […]

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