TAG to Auction Off Art Collection After City of Cornwall Doesn’t Respond JAN 12, 2017

TAG to Auction Off Art Collection After City of Cornwall Doesn’t Respond JAN 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The last stages of the end of the thirty six year old public art gallery of Cornwall are about to start.  The location itself closed in August. The gallery’s permanent art collection; mostly collected during the 90’s in more friendly tax receipt days, will be going to auction. During the closing of the […]

Former Cornwall Chamber Prez Kevin Hargreaves Shuts Down His Kelsey’s Franchise JAN 2, 2016

Former Cornwall Chamber Prez Kevin Hargreaves Shuts Down His Kelsey’s Franchise JAN 2, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  Another clique run business has shut it’s doors.  Recently Bryan Merkely shut down his adult education facility and sold the building, and now former President of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, Kevin Hargreaves and his wife Wendy, have folded the local Kelsey’s franchise.  They join disgraced former Liberal bag man, former Team […]

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, […]

Another #Epicfail Civic Complex Event Fail Due to Petty Cornwall Politics by Jamie Gilcig DEC 29, 2016

Another #Epicfail Civic Complex Event Fail Due to Petty Cornwall Politics by Jamie Gilcig DEC 29, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – I always marvel at the depths that the Bob Peters, Bernadette Clement, Guy Lauzon cliques, and their sillier psychophantic followers,  will sink to in proving, that one, they aren’t terribly good at what they do, and two, that whether or not they like it the vast majority of this city reads CFN […]

David Reevely Responds to Team Cornwall Disconnect by Jamie Gilcig DEC 22, 2016

David Reevely Responds to Team Cornwall Disconnect by Jamie Gilcig DEC 22, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Some Cornwallites can be hyper sensitive about any discussion of the reality of our community.    They don’t want to look at failures or miscues, but instead simply raise taxes and hope the issues go away, or simply bully those who point out that our many wannabee emperors are in fact wearing […]

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 […]

Taxation Without Representation in Cornwall as Water Taxes Going Up – by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

Taxation Without Representation in Cornwall as Water Taxes Going Up – by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – It’s only 1.48%, but how many in Cornwall are not seeing their incomes go up by that much?  And of course while the percentage may sound small, these taxes rarely if ever go down. Again, how many on council actually earn a living other than by the public purse? How many actually […]

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 Mayor All Wet Over 2017 Water Bill Hikes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 14, 2016

Cornwall Mayor All Wet Over 2017 Water Bill Hikes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 14, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   Privately a few councilors have expressed frustration with this current council as there are some pretty clear blocks when it comes to voting. Conflict of Interest Queen Elaine MacDonald leads the pack.   You have to remember that while the person that mops the floor at City Hall can’t run for […]

Hugo is Right – Cornwall City Council Should Not be Delaying Budget by Jamie Gilcig DEC 11, 2016

Hugo is Right – Cornwall City Council Should Not be Delaying Budget by Jamie Gilcig DEC 11, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  Unlike Hugo “The Hack” Rodrigues at the Freeholder, I’m not afraid to give someone credit when credit is due.  Nor do I not mention their name like a silly silly petty person. His Friday editorial hits the nail on the head. Instead of dealing with the adversity of the budget for Cornwall […]

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction  DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – One of the things I’ve always said about Cornwall that’s great is that you can get anywhere in less than ten minutes. City Hall has found a way to ruin that; perhaps courting Montrealers to feel at home and move here by allowing construction jobs of major intersections to get bogged down. […]

Chez FM Ottawa Meme of Cornwall Xmas Tree Draws Local Ire by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2016

Chez FM Ottawa Meme of Cornwall Xmas Tree Draws Local Ire by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s been said that people in Cornwall Ontario have less of a sense of humor than most Middle Eastern countries. Memes litter social media.  Many are quite funny.  Cornwall Memes was a huge success with over 5,000 people clicking like on facebook before local police visited its creator.   It was taken […]

Budget Time Highlights Failure of Council in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig DEC 6, 2016

Budget Time Highlights Failure of Council in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig DEC 6, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In business if you consistently make bad decision you end up shutting down.  Just ask Bryan Merkley. However when it comes to the public purse the cash never stops flowing. There are tipping points and Cornwall has been redlining for awhile now. Denis Carr is back in his seat as budget committee […]

Cornwall Ontario Heckled & May Lose It’s Largest Newspaper by Jamie Gilcig DEC 5, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Heckled & May Lose It’s Largest Newspaper by Jamie Gilcig DEC 5, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Starting CFN in 2009 has been an amazing experience.   It’s been brutal in many ways exposing the darkest sides of any community I’ve ever seen not in a cheap tv series or movie. While by far my experience with people in this town has been pleasant, it’s been mostly that on […]

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 […]

Holy Gilles Latour Former Team Cornwall Prez Nailed with $900K MFDA Fine NOV 29, 2016

Holy Gilles Latour Former Team Cornwall Prez Nailed with $900K MFDA Fine NOV 29, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   I live in a very odd community.  It’s as though the bottle is upside down and nothing spills. Former Team Cornwall President Gilles Latour, who is still facing 43 criminal charges, was fined $900,000.00 by the MFDA for all sorts of icky things against his investment clients including stiffing his own […]

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