Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – With the current “Red Scare” like atmosphere floating around the World, from the Weinstein allegations, to Kevin Spacey and other bigwigs in all fields, and even going back to Sir John A MacDonald, questions are being asked and emotional responses and allegations to many of those questions are the soup de jour. […]

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st 1PM-3PM

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st  1PM-3PM

How to Support the Students First Rally!! We understand as students that not everyone who wants to can make it to Toronto for the College Student Alliance’s student rally at Queen’s Park this Wednesday, November 1st; however, there is still a way we can all participate and join the collective student voice by having our […]

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Cornwall Ontario –  While many in Conservative Brockville heckle Cornwall, not even Bob Peters could get away with a near $200K deficit so that the City could have a huge Rubber Duck attend its Canada 150 event. While it’s been pointed out that the duck didn’t cost Brockville any dosh, the province would not have […]

Snapshot of Fractured Justice System in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 102017

Snapshot of Fractured Justice System in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 102017

Cornwall Ontario – When you work full time in the media and do investigative journalism you see the best of people, but far more often you see the very worst; the scariest even.  You shake your head and hope you don’t end  up with PTSD or addiction issues because frankly; like in law enforcement, or […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

MPP Jim McDonell and Conservatives Vote Against $15 Minimum Wage   [Queen’s Park] This afternoon Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell along with Patrick Brown’s PC caucus voted against historic changes to raise Ontario’s general minimum wage. In public comments over the last few months PC leader Patrick Brown said that increasing the minimum wage is […]

Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Cornwall Ontario – It’s “hump day” on the picket line for faculty at SLC (St. Lawrence College) Cornwall, where members of Local 417 OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union), are on day 3 of strike action.   Local 417 represents the librarians, counsellors and faculty at all three campuses of St. Lawrence College (Brockville, Kingston […]

Cornwall Police Inch Forward After CFN Pressure to Release Crime Info 101617

Cornwall Police Inch Forward After CFN Pressure to Release Crime Info 101617

Cornwall Ontario – As many CFN viewers know we’ve been pushing the CCPS to be more accountable to the public, in particular, via the media.   With a per capita cost to taxpayers nearly on par with Toronto, and Cornwall’s tax rate already way too high, most residents want to know what they’re getting for their […]

O’Shaughnessy Pulls a Kilger as Freeholder Reports to Ombudsman. By Jamie Gilcig 092317

O’Shaughnessy Pulls a Kilger as Freeholder Reports to Ombudsman.  By Jamie Gilcig 092317

Cornwall Ontario –  Oddly enough the Standard Freeholder was pretty much silent when this writer took our very hypocritical Mayor and two councilors to court over their gross conflict of interest over the utter joke that was the Benson Vanity University project that the mayor and councillors Elaine Macdonald, and Carilyne Hebert sit on.   […]

Bryan McGillis Calls Roundabouts in Long Sault Waste of Public Money – 091217

Bryan McGillis Calls Roundabouts in Long Sault Waste of Public Money – 091217

Cornwall Ontario– Former South Stormont Mayor Bryan McGillis took a break from his time in BC to talk about the Long Sault Roundabouts and current council, as well as a possible return for another election. It’s a worthless waste of money.  They were talking about it my last two years of council and everyone that sat […]

Natalie B Trottier Making Life Difficult for Long Time Lancaster Resident. By Jamie Gilcig 091217

Natalie B Trottier Making Life Difficult for Long Time Lancaster Resident.  By Jamie Gilcig 091217

Cornwall Ontario – Some people are friendlier and more considerate than others.  Some make good neighbors, and then there seems to be one Natalie B Trottier, a lawyer with Federal Crown Tilton T Donihee, the local law firm that purchased Diane Lahaie’s old practice after she became a judge. Where this story began is a […]

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Ontario –  Many Cornwallites are crying fowl, and heading down the 401 to check out the Big Rubber Duck in Brockville this weekend as the 61 foot cutie will settle on the town’s picturesque waterfront. Locals can still celebrate the pooping of the geese in Lamoureux Parc.  While not as exciting as the duck, […]

Split Vote in S Glengarry Over Tent Bylaw Means Status Quo – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 18, 2017

Split Vote in S Glengarry Over Tent Bylaw Means Status Quo – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Apparently the in camera meeting Monday night was so heated that voices could be heard outside of the township building, but it looks like a lot of steam, but no changes for South Glengarry. With at least two councilors out for blood apparently one vote slipped back saving the jobs of CAO […]

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings. By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings.  By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It has been published that the Cornwall Community Hospital is rationed 60 hours per day for doctors.  That includes emergency where tragically so many end up because they simply don’t have a GP.  Clinics are so brutal that the wait times are near what they would be in emergency which compounds the […]

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 […]

Free Holder & Phil Blancher Taken to Task Over Dairy Supply Management System JUNE 5, 2017

Free Holder & Phil Blancher Taken to Task Over Dairy Supply Management System JUNE 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I often wonder why Post Media’s Standard Freeholder would allow one of its competitor’s people to write articles for them?   I know times are hard, what with another round of buyouts that saw the likes of editor Len Hooper, and long time local fave Greg “Boomer” Peerenboom depart, but this week’s […]

P&G Swiffers Jobs in Brockville – 500 Jobs to Be Lost by 2020 MAY 24, 2017

P&G Swiffers Jobs in Brockville – 500 Jobs to Be Lost by 2020  MAY 24, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  It’s ironic.  Even though Brockville is very different than Cornwall Ontario there’s a certain snooty nasty Eastern Ontario Conservativeness that exists there.   Brockville loves to look down their noses at Cornwall and many times there’s cause. Ironically it’s how MPP Steve Clark originally cot into power as Brockville mayor (he served […]

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – One of the biggest problems in managing the school system in Ontario are the multitude of school boards and weakness of politicians to make the right decisions. Four year terms pass fast, and making a decision like closing a school or library can cost at election time as many have threatened on […]

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 […]

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