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 […]

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 […]

BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   CFN has learned from a viewer that disgraced former City Councilor Robert Brock Frost’s gofundme page for his new “Charity” to raise cash for Brock’s love of travelling  Haiti storm recovery is no more. Frost had previously pled guilty after being charged with fraud and forgery over his exploits as owner […]

Allegations Brock Frost Lied to Bankruptcy Proposal – Owns Over 20 Properties NOV 4, 2016

Allegations Brock Frost Lied to Bankruptcy Proposal – Owns Over 20 Properties NOV 4, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –  Disgraced former Cornwall City Councilor Robert Brock Frost is alleged to have  shared that he lied through his proposal to his creditors via Ottawa Bankruptcy Trustee Jeff Webb. Frost’s declaration stated that he owed over $2 million dollars.  He currently claims that he now owns 23 investment properties. His statement to creditors […]

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, […]

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Locally people are fighting to save their local schools, especially in rural areas like South Glengarry, where the people supporting Char-Lan are putting up a great battle including the video below shot by students Lloyd Rozon, and Harry Tieman. The group has also created a facebook page for news and support! Here is […]

Cornwall To Go To Trial Over Seniors Abba Noise Citation by Jamie Gilcig OCT 27, 2016

Cornwall To Go To Trial Over Seniors Abba Noise Citation by Jamie Gilcig OCT 27, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Cornwall By Law Officer Larson Payette is a busy boy.   He is involved in the false vicious dog citation given to a city man which appears to be heading towards the same courts as the case of Doug & Rachelle Raymond  who have engaged local lawyer Andre Bourgon instead of simply […]

Time to Think About the Future of Lamoureux Park & Civic Complex by Jamie Gilcig OCT 21, 2016

Time to Think About the Future of Lamoureux Park & Civic Complex by Jamie Gilcig OCT 21, 2016

It is time.  Cornwall is at a critical point in its history.    With a struggling downtown, a weak economy, proposed school closings, a destructive brain drain of our youth, and a toxic business and political culture there are some easy steps forward, and some more difficult ones. Waterfront property is usually the most expensive […]