Wynne Late to Candidate Tire Kicking Visit & Social Media Police Visits in Cornwall 031618

Wynne Late to Candidate Tire Kicking Visit & Social Media Police Visits in Cornwall 031618

Cornwall Ontario – One gets the feeling that Eastern Ontario isn’t Premier Kathleen Wynne’s favorite part of Ontario.   When first running for the leadership of the party she was late to an event in SD&G, and yesterday she was late to make an appearance at a local eatery part owned by a Liberal riding nom […]

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Cornwall Ontario –   Some might call this column “Sour Grapes”, but it really isn’t.  It’s more of a question? Rogers is a large and wonderful company that offers many great services.  It also has a huge footprint in hockey; something I know a bit about. My history with the sport professionally started in the 90’s.  […]

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams & Geoff Clarke Failure Leads to CUPE Strike Mandate 031418

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams & Geoff Clarke Failure Leads to CUPE Strike Mandate 031418

Cornwall Ontario – After years of labour peace it seems giving managers double digit raises while freezing hiring and wages for union staff leads to Strike votes. CUPE issued the following: Cornwall municipal workers give their union overwhelming strike mandate CORNWALL, ON – Municipal workers in Cornwall have given their union a strong strike mandate following […]

No Andre Rivette – The Police Board is to Give Direction to the CCPS. By Jamie Gilcig 031408

No Andre Rivette – The Police Board is to Give Direction to the CCPS. By Jamie Gilcig 031408

Cornwall Ontario – One of most crucial gigs on council is being on the police board.  It’s meaty. It’s one of the biggest budget items.  Yet it’s been used in a corrupt and abusive manner (last term under Kilger and Pat Finucan) and as a rubber stamp for police budget raises this term. The board […]

CAO Maureen Adams Needs How Many HR Managers in Cornwall? By Jamie Gilcig 031118

CAO Maureen Adams Needs How Many HR Managers in Cornwall?  By Jamie Gilcig 031118

Cornwall Ontario –  The budget process has been so weird this year in Cornwall that the CBC gave a dingle to councilor Mark MacDonald who was the most diplomatic I’ve ever heard him be while hammering at the fact that it’s time to look at the big ticket items rather than meandering about cuts to […]

Treading Water Budget for Cornwall Highlights Failure @ City Hall – by Jamie Gilcig 030918

Treading Water Budget for Cornwall Highlights Failure @ City Hall – by Jamie Gilcig 030918

Cornwall Ontario – What an ugly budget procedure this year has been, and it’s not over yet.    What we’re starting to see clearly is that the adage that you get the government you deserve always comes home to roost.   A motion to cap an increase @ 4% because of a raping of reserve funds?  […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2018 & Why I’m Not a Feminist by Jamie Gilcig

Happy International Women’s Day 2018 & Why I’m Not a Feminist by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario –   It’s funny how words can become corrupt.  Phrases start out well meaning, but then we humans start to interact and corrupt things.  According to some, Communism is the greatest form of government, but as anyone that ever read or watched Animal Farm can attest, it can be as corrupt as Capitalism. There […]

Budget Burns in Cornwall CFN Discovers $59K Bus Loo Contract Above Gordon’s Jewellers 030618

Budget Burns in Cornwall CFN Discovers $59K Bus Loo Contract Above Gordon’s Jewellers 030618

Cornwall Ontario – As council argues over whether to cut pizza and pop for committee meetings CFN has discovered that the City rents space above Gordon’s Jewellers on 2nd and Pitt so drivers can use the loo or take a lunch break. Of course if they break there where would they leave their buses? The […]

Cornwall Manigats the Seaway Silly Food & Beer Festival Because of Petty Politics by Jamie Gilcig 30318

Cornwall Manigats the Seaway Silly Food & Beer Festival Because of Petty Politics by Jamie Gilcig 30318

Cornwall Ontario – After living here in the River City for fourteen years I still get mystified at the tragic load of cow poop that some perpetrate on the public? Sadly because of a culture of exclusion and bullying, I call it the “Ed Lumley” factor, it leads to the demise of potentially good ideas […]

Conspiratorial Ontario PC Caucus Concerns Voters as Election Looms by Jamie Gilcig 030118

Conspiratorial Ontario PC Caucus Concerns Voters as Election Looms by Jamie Gilcig 030118

Cornwall Ontario – As it’s become clear that the political assassination of Patrick Brown was from within his own party it’s raised a number of questions for voters who clearly have had enough of the Wynne Liberals and their abuse of the public purse. From Hydro, to Sex Ed curriculum, and heavy handed favoritism of […]

Cadieux Family Justice Delayed as Crown Scrambles Before Judge Diane Lahaie in Cornwall 022818

Cadieux Family Justice Delayed as Crown Scrambles Before Judge Diane Lahaie in Cornwall 022818

Cornwall Ontario – What do you do when you mess up a case in Cornwall Ontario?   Run it in a language that the victims, and most media need a translator for! Even though transcripts from the botched handling the Kristine Cadieux death by Felix Laframboise show that Mr. Laframboise agreed to his hearing in English,  […]

VOICE to Rally @ Courthouse in Cornwall Wednesday as Cadieux Calls for Firings 022818

VOICE to Rally @ Courthouse in Cornwall Wednesday as Cadieux Calls for Firings 022818

Cornwall Ontario -Robert Cadieux has taken some of the pain at the tragic loss of his wife Kristine, and his injuries, and worked  hard with a group of supporters to create a group called V.O.I.C.E. as many feel that the Crown and Justice system has let down their families and friends at the hands of […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

Former Cornwall City Councilor Chuck Charlebois Passes Away @ 69 022318

Former Cornwall City Councilor Chuck Charlebois Passes Away @ 69 022318

Cornwall Ontario – Former Cornwall City Councilor and political lobbyist Charles “Chuck” Charlebois, better known as Mr. Cornwall passed He worked passionately to support Le Village and the Waterfront before illness slowed him down. CFN would like to offer our condolences to the Charlebois family on their loss.  

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

Cornwall Ontario – With the demise of yet another hockey management team there are rumblings and even a piece written by that mincing lifeguard, Hugo Rodrigues. Cornwall Ontario is a hockey town.  It just has a city government that for whatever reason refuses to allow business to be business. The subsidies given to the Cornwall […]

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

Cornwall Ontario –   The Cornwall National’s are issuing a press release today announcing that the team is folding. A last attempt was made to save them via a league meeting, but the overwhelming lack of community support did them in. The team held a meeting with players at 3 PM today with ownership wanting to […]

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

Cornwall Ontario –   A stunning report just came out by the renowned Fraser Institute showing that the usually poorly ranking Cornwall Secondary schools all, each and every one of them plummeted in this year’s rankings. Leading the way to the bottom was St. Lawrence which ranked 708 out of 747 schools across Ontario, down 163 […]

A Cornwall Casino is a Good Idea. By Jamie Gilcig 170218

A Cornwall Casino is a Good Idea.  By Jamie Gilcig 170218

Cornwall Ontario – One wonders what Councilor Mark A MacDonald has done to possibly offend Hugo Rodrigues, Managing editor of the Standard Freeholder? Or maybe it’s simply safe for Hugo to snipe at Mr. MacDonald rather than tackle real issues with meat in them that  might cost the newspaper some ad dollars while pandering to […]