Shoppers MPAC Assessment Drops 26% in Cornwall ON $275K Refund FEB 7, 2017

Shoppers MPAC Assessment Drops 26% in Cornwall ON $275K Refund FEB 7, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – More fiscal hemorrhaging at the hands of the O’Shaugnessy government in Cornwall as they issued a press release stating that they mediated a settlement with Shoppers Realty Inc. that saw the MPAC assessment cut by 26%!   That’s a hard reality that if spread to more properties in the Industrial Park and […]

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Ontario – Surviving a conspiratorial City of Cornwall led boycott isn’t easy.   As we approach our 8th Anniversary good news is always nice to see especially as we survive on a near non budget with little to no staffing. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who helped make this an amazing year […]

Christmas Cronyism in Cornwall as Councilor Hebert Lands Gig @ EOTB by Jamie Gilcig DEC 30, 2016

Christmas Cronyism in Cornwall as Councilor Hebert Lands Gig @ EOTB by Jamie Gilcig DEC 30, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Another cronyism hiring in Cornwall Ontario.  As in many smaller cities it’s really hard to get a reasonably good, non minimum wage job,  never mind an actual “Career”. In a perfect world of course people would be hired based on merit, especially when dealing with the public purse, but Cornwall takes cronyism, […]

Justice System in Ontario PAST REDLINING by Jamie Gilcig DEC 21, 2016

Justice System in Ontario PAST REDLINING by Jamie Gilcig DEC 21, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   When I heard about the case of one of Canada’s most decorated soldiers, Collin Fitzgerald,  being utterly screwed over by our court system right here at the Cornwall court house I rushed over. Because of this newspaper a requested gag  order by the crown might have been allowed which means we […]

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – One of the saddest thing about the clique politics of a small tiny town like  Cornwall Ontario is that the clique usually fails at what they do.  It’s sad. It’s sadder that people are allowed to be in positions to fail rather than be inclusive or remotely professional. A few months ago […]

Lecompte at Root of Allegations at Centre Cultural de Cornwall DEC 15, 2016

Lecompte at Root of Allegations at Centre Cultural de Cornwall DEC 15, 2016

CORNWALL Ontario – Several former board members of  Centre Cultural de Cornwall stepped forward with a multitude of allegations and complaints about the francophone institution this week. Some of the allegations include: The organization is in deep debt; owning over $30K to the government as well as Suzanne Villeneuve, listed as the group’s secretary stating, […]

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s odd that as teachers salaries keep going up students results in the area keep going down? In this years results we see that Francophone Catholic public schools locally are getting better results according to this year’s Fraser Institute rankings of schools in Ontario. Only a frightening THREE out of fifteen public […]

BREAKING MFDA Responds to Gilles Latour Media Quotes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 2, 2016

BREAKING MFDA Responds to Gilles Latour Media Quotes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 2, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Gilles Latour!   The former Liberal bag man spoke to Bill Kingston, and reading his words you almost want to pat him on the back and put a few coins in his cup. However the evidence that has been displayed so far paints a different picture. Latour has yet to explain […]

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates? by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates?  by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – According to media reports, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is suggesting that high hydro rates that are crippling Ontario are in fact her fault. Under the guise of caring for the environment,  coal (even though there are new technologies that reduce carbon and pollution)  was phased out in favour of Wind and Solar […]

Toxic Culture @ Root of School Closings Failures in Cornwall Area by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Toxic Culture @ Root of School Closings Failures in Cornwall Area by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – I left Team Cornwall after a sampling of its former President Gilles Latour, who’s now waiting his court dates from charges of fraud, including of his mother. I also am no longer a member of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce.    When I first ran for a seat on its […]

20 New Cornwall Jobs As Ontario Funds EVOTECH INDUSTRIAL COATINGS Nov 1, 2016

20 New Cornwall Jobs As Ontario Funds EVOTECH INDUSTRIAL COATINGS Nov 1, 2016

Province Partners with Evotech Industrial Coatings to Help Create Jobs The province’s partnership with Evotech Industrial Coatings has helped relocate its manufacturing operations to Ontario and expand its business, creating 20 new jobs in Cornwall. Evotech Industrial Coatings is a leading manufacturer of industrial coatings used in a variety of products such as doors, windows, […]

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

Conservative MP Guy Lauzon issued a new mailer.   The purpose of a mailer generally is to communicate with voters in the riding.  It is done at tax payer’s expense and not of the Conservative Party. The latest mailer, which is a whopping 11×17 inches includes  a whopping four pages in English and French, nearly as […]

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

Randy Hillier, the PC MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington is one of my favorite politicians in Ontario.   It’s not that I agree with all of his positions or support his party, but when you talk with him you can feel a passion and integrity that is sorely lacking in so many other elected officials. (photo:facebook) […]

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

More cronyism in Cornwall Ontario as CFN has learned that former TC Media Seaway News editor Todd Lihou has been given a two year contract with Heart of the City, an arms length agency in Cornwall, funded with tax dollars,  which employs City Councilor Denis Carr as it’s manager/leader. We received irate phone calls from […]

Parks Canada Invests $450K in Sir John Johnson Manor House JUNE 13, 2016

Parks Canada Invests $450K in Sir John Johnson Manor House JUNE 13, 2016

Sir John Johnson House National Historic Site, located in the historic town of Williamstown, is one of the oldest surviving houses in present day Ontario. Today Parks Canada announced an infrastructure investment of more than $450 000 for Sir John Johnson Manor House. This investment will focus on major structural and exterior repairs of the building to assure structural […]

South Stormont Spends Nearly 10% of Tax Hike in Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2016

South Stormont Spends Nearly 10% of Tax Hike in Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2016

$210,581, nearly $20 per resident of the township,  is about how much taxes are going up for South Stormont residents this year, or about 3.8%.  Ironically Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart and  her puppets fellow elected council, Jim Bancroft,  and Donna Primeau, ran on a platform of transparency, accountability, and killing the contract with the South Stormont […]

Community Coming Out for St.Andrews Firehall & Community Centre as Bancroft Sucks and Blows WED MARCH 23, 2016

Community Coming Out for St.Andrews Firehall & Community Centre as Bancroft Sucks and Blows WED MARCH 23, 2016

A group of upset citizens have organized around the proposed St. Andrews Firehall and Community Centre.  With property purchased via the last council the long waiting residents want action after South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft has slipped and slided on the promised facility. The mayor allegedly ducked one meeting with organizers who are calling for […]

South Stormont Doesn’t Show up for South Stormont News Trial MARCH 19, 2016

South Stormont Doesn’t Show up for South Stormont News Trial MARCH 19, 2016

When the plan to start the South Stormont News rolled forward it was simple and basic. Help promote the community and offer something that most communities its size don’t have any longer, a local news presence. The South Stormont News was incorporated in Ingleside.    A deal was struck for a one year contract to […]

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