Over 200 Million Reasons To Worry About the Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 071318

Over 200 Million Reasons To Worry About the Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 071318

Cornwall Ontario – The problem with a lack of community leadership is that issues can bite you in the bum before you realize what hit you.  Corruption and political impotence do not lead to a successful community. While the ol rumours and allegations about a certain former mayor’s love for a good game of cards […]

Quebec Mounties Denounce Closure of 5 Detachments in Province 071118

Quebec Mounties Denounce Closure of 5 Detachments in Province 071118

THE RCMP CLOSES 5 QUEBEC DETACHMENTS QUEBEC RCMP MEMBERS’ ASSOCIATION DENOUNCES THE CLOSURE OF 1/3 OF ITS RCMP SERVICE POINTS IN THE PROVINCE MONTREAL, July 10, 2018 – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will close 5 of its Quebec detachments this Friday, thus eliminating one third of its service points in the province. The […]

Justin Trudeau – The Hypocrite-In-Chief by Warren Kinsella 070918

Justin Trudeau – The Hypocrite-In-Chief by Warren Kinsella 070918

“I strongly deny the groping allegation that I already admitted to and apologized for.”   WARRENKINSELLA.COM – That is Justin Trudeau’s defence in the ongoing groping scandal, basically. And it is so truly pathetic, so fucking ludicrous, satirical news show The Beaverton ridiculed it with that very headline. The shifting, shifty prevarications of the Prime Minister of […]

Justin Trudeau’s Political Suicide is Not Pretty to Watch – by Jamie Gilcig 070718

Justin Trudeau’s Political Suicide is Not Pretty to Watch – by Jamie Gilcig 070718

Cornwall Ontario – Justin Trudeau has been an interesting politician.  Tailor made for the strange age we live in.  He’s visual more than substantial.   There have been no great ideas or National directions emanated from him during his entire political career unlike his father, whom whether you agreed or notas PM,  clearly was a leader […]

Ford Ontario Gov’t Ends Cooperation w Trudeau Over Illegal Immigrants by Jamie Gilcig 070518

Ford Ontario Gov’t Ends Cooperation w Trudeau Over Illegal Immigrants by Jamie Gilcig 070518

Cornwall Ontario –   And it’s on!   Premier Doug Ford essentially told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to jam his illegal immigration influx that is costing taxpayers millions of dollars per year and straining resources across the board in Ontario.   Trudeau visited the Premier in what appears to be the day after Ontario stopped cooperating when it […]

Abram Benedict Re Election as Grand Chief Could Spell Land Fight for Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 070118

Abram Benedict Re Election as Grand Chief Could Spell Land Fight for Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 070118

Cornwall Ontario – Then next few years will be a defining period for both Akwesasne and Cornwall.  At stake is an extremely valuable strip of waterfront lands that the Federal government will be selling, most likely through a process via Canada Lands where the properties are evaluated and then sold at market values to gain […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

Cornwall Ontario – Thank you, Paul Wernick, for having the courage to speak out. The recent discussions triggered by Paul Wernick’s story about working conditions for staff on the Hill are long overdue. The working conditions that he described are accurate. I was fortunate to have worked on the Hill in the 1980s, the 1990s […]

A View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Weak Scheer Attack Over Personal Day for Trudeau 062618

A View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Weak Scheer Attack Over Personal Day for Trudeau 062618

Good grief! The Prime Minister is taking a personal day! Let’s get real folks, is this the single most important thing that the Conservatives can find to attack the government and Prime Minister on when we are in the midst of a trade war, the city of Toronto is asking for help to look after […]

View from the Hill by Keith Beardsley – How Much for Trudeau Summer Place Renos @ Harrington Lake? 061818

View from the Hill by Keith Beardsley – How Much for Trudeau Summer Place Renos @ Harrington Lake? 061818

Ottawa Ontario – According to the PMO the Prime Minister and his family enjoy the outdoors. This is a good thing. When you are faced with such a demanding and stressful job, giving your Prime Minister some down time in the outdoors is a good thing. If we look at the latest NCC approved renovations […]

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

MONTREAL, June 15, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court Judge Pierre C. Gagnon hopes to determine by August 31 if thousands of RCMP members across Canada can seek compensation through a class action for years of systematic harassment by senior RCMP officers. His announcement was made today at the Montreal Court House after two days of […]

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Incoming government will use every power available to challenge federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on Ontario families, individuals and small businesses TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority […]

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

MONTREAL, June 13, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court has agreed to hear a class-action request that seeks compensation for all RCMP officers who have been victims of harassment and bullying. The hearings will take place tomorrow and Friday at the Montreal Court House. The application for a certification to authorize class action proceedings is being […]

Conrad Black: The Arabs have abandoned the Palestinians. They should accept any deal they can get

Conrad Black: The Arabs have abandoned the Palestinians. They should accept any deal they can get

The demonstrations this week along the Gaza border and the attempt by protesters to swarm into Israel under an acrid smokescreen is a gesture of pathetic desperation The move of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and the American withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal have been the subjects of an immense volume of […]

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Cornwall Ontario –  Liberals and NDP are attempting to create a wildfire over allegations that data was stolen of users of the 407 highway which so far has resulted in at least one resignation of a PC MPP candidate and now is being investigated by York Regional Police. Here in Cornwall such things rarely get […]

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area? NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area?  NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  Here’s an issue you kinda sorta can’t blame the government on.   While the high cost of gasoline is heavily taxed, if you live in this part of Ontario seeing 20-30 cent price swings per litre is a regular occurrence. That can be over a freaking $1.00 per US gallon! What we seem […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Keeping it Simple While Hammering Away at Trudeau in QP – 042618

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Keeping it Simple While Hammering Away at Trudeau in QP – 042618

Ottawa Ontario – Keeping a government off-guard and on the defensive is one of the primary functions of an opposition party’s attack team. We usually see this take place in the daily Question Period. The questions that need to be asked can most often be boiled down to three simple ones. 1. What did they […]

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

Cornwall Ontario – It’s been an exciting week so far! I finally returned to Cornwall after being away for over a year, just in time for an important city council meet.   Last night City council kicked off the meeting with a presentation on Waterfront Lands given by Rachel Perkins. At the beginning of the […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

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