Amazon PR Stunt by Bob Peters Highlights Reason for Change in Economic Dev092117

Amazon PR Stunt by Bob Peters Highlights Reason for Change in Economic Dev092117

Cornwall Ontario –  Economic Development is one of the biggest envelopes in the City of Cornwall’s budget.  It also now entails tourism. Sadly, under the reign of Mark Boileau & Bob Peters it’s been an underperforming joke.  Oddly enough Boileau was promoted up and Peters was given tourism and some outside agencies; IE more responsibility. […]

It’s Time to Rethink the Cornwall Regional Airport – by Jamie Gilcig 091517

It’s Time to Rethink the Cornwall Regional Airport – by Jamie Gilcig 091517

Cornwall Ontario – The City and Township of South Glengarry are about to review a report from a consultant about the Cornwall Regional Airport. After reading the report this writer is stunned at the money pit that it’s been for taxpayers of Cornwall, and how badly the file has been handled. Simply put, the current […]

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Cornwall Ontario –   Ever watch a bunch of unqualified people, some of whom are dumber than David Murphy debate an issue that is way out of their depth? Council is talking about kicking back property taxes for 10 years to a real estate developer. The property, to be used for student residences right across […]

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 […]

St. Aubin Tries To Whitewash Maclean’s Cornwall Story & Fails. By Jamie Gilcig 091017

St. Aubin Tries To Whitewash Maclean’s Cornwall Story & Fails.  By Jamie Gilcig 091017

Cornwall Ontario –  There are many people that you meet who at first seem to be more than they really are. Etienne St. Aubin is one of those.    He recently ran a piece in the Freeholder trying to whitewash the Maclean’s article that embarrassed the community for no other reason that its own words. In these […]

Cornwall Mayor & Garlic Fest Brenda Norman Trash Maclean’s Story in Seaway News 083117

Cornwall Mayor & Garlic Fest Brenda Norman Trash Maclean’s Story in Seaway News 083117

Cornwall Ontario – The impact of the Maclean’s story about racism at the Cornwall Garlic Fest went viral locally after CFN wrote about it.  The Mayor, Councilor Bernadette “Flipper” Clement and event organizer Brenda Norman spread some shady vibes in the Seaway News whose Editor Nick Sebruch did not respond to questions prior to publication. […]

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Cornwall Ontario – Brenda Norman is a petty political toe rag that has now bit the hand that’s fed her.   Not even from Cornwall, but from Quebec,  she embraced the worst elements of the clique to get her Garlic Fest up and running making it yet another poorly attended clique event that you didn’t […]

Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs. By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs.  By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Cornwall Ontario – There’s nothing more frightening than having to flee for your life from a war torn country. Other than historical context this writer has personally spoken with a few that have left and you can almost feel the emotions wafting from people when they share their tales of danger and woe. We all […]

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days? No Reports From CCPS 081728

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days?  No Reports From CCPS 081728

Cornwall Ontario – With a budget of approximately $18M per year it’s boggling how the Cornwall Community Police Service under Chief Dan Parkinson and a police board chaired by Andre Rivette refuses to communicate with the public. Where other nearby services put out notices in a timely fashion our police service reveals less than 2% […]

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 082617

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig 082617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – MP Guy Lauzon will no longer be chairing Canada Day events in Cornwall CFN has learned. The event had been run through his riding office for several years with no audited books.  His executive assistant was alleged to have stated that because the committee meetings are “in camera” that they didn’t have […]

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

Cornwall Ontario – Hockey is a challenging business in this community.  Heck, just about any business is challenging in Cornwall due to our depressed economy. CFN has a strong and successful history of supporting events and groups (when we’ve been allowed to) but the chicanery and mayhem that ranges from corruption from City Hall to […]

Cornwall Ontario Refuses Free Bus Passes to NAV CAN Refugees 082317

Cornwall Ontario Refuses Free Bus Passes to NAV CAN Refugees 082317

CORNWALL ONTARIO –   Elaine Macdonald should not be on Cornwall City Council.  The President of the Labour Council has been in conflict on more than one occasion.  She’s petty, ignorant at times, and corrupt.   But like all people we all have our good and bad sides. She championed a very very smart play […]

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally? By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally?  By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Cornwall Ontario – As NAV Can gets filled at the taxpayer’s expense as I type these words I think it’s time to maybe consider building a wall in this region between the US and Canada and send the bill to US President Donald Trump. Now I don’t mean to send to the bill to the […]

Looking Forward @ Canada Day in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 081417

Looking Forward @ Canada Day in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario – So after my editorial about Guy Lauzon’s partisan control over Canada Day here in Cornwall a lot of chatter and great ideas have been floated through my inboxes. Clearly many CFN viewers are dismayed at any Politician of any one party controlling our Federal celebration. What has percolated through is that if […]

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, […]

Something Fishy @ Cornwall Fire Service Under Pierre Voisine. By Jamie Gilcig 080917

Something Fishy @ Cornwall Fire Service Under Pierre Voisine. By Jamie Gilcig 080917

Cornwall Ontario – A war seems to be waged from the Cornwall Fire Services against Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald? At root has been Councilor MacDonald’s position that the city has to come to grip with Fire and other services. Essentially we have to live within our ability to pay and that fire and […]

You Can’t Hide Taxes in Cornwall. Fire & Police Refusing Info. By Jamie Gilcig 080317

You Can’t Hide Taxes in Cornwall.  Fire & Police Refusing Info. By Jamie Gilcig 080317

Cornwall Ontario –  Oddly enough our fire and police services are refusing to answer basic questions and information to this newspaper. Questions like how many calls for service the police had from last Friday to Sunday.  Where other services voluntarily release that to media, our police service, led by Chief Dan Parkinson, refuses to answer […]

Cornwall Councilor Mark Macdonald Warns Over Fire Costs & Taxes Going Up 081317

Cornwall Councilor Mark Macdonald Warns Over Fire Costs & Taxes Going Up 081317

The Fire Master Plan deals directly with our “needs” and this not one of them.  This is one of a number of issues that should be addressed by the new FMP Committee. The FMP points out very clearly that our citizens would be safer and better served if our fire service was meeting our basic […]

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