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, […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Nails Premier Wynne on Quebec Hydro Deal 080817

PC Leader Patrick Brown Nails Premier Wynne on Quebec Hydro Deal 080817

Statement from Patrick Brown on secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal   Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the La Presse story of a secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal:   “Once again the Wynne Liberals have been caught negotiating in secret when thousands of Ontario jobs are on the line. This secret deal for 8 terawatts (TWh) per […]

Omg! Patrick Brown Takes Another Ontario Hydro Position! JULY 17, 2017

Omg!  Patrick Brown Takes Another Ontario Hydro Position! JULY 17, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – PC leader Patrick Brown has been criticized for not taking positions, but the PC war room issued another clear stance today. Putting a Stop to Kathleen Wynne’s ‘Green Energy’ Shakedown Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, will place an immediate moratorium on signing new energy contracts that force Ontario families to pay for […]

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings. By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Ontario Needs to Invest in Health CARE as Much as in Buildings.  By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It has been published that the Cornwall Community Hospital is rationed 60 hours per day for doctors.  That includes emergency where tragically so many end up because they simply don’t have a GP.  Clinics are so brutal that the wait times are near what they would be in emergency which compounds the […]

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fun watching the election rhetoric ramp up.  I think Minister Sandals missed though on this one.  Instead of spinning back to Mike Harris perhaps it might have been more on the money to mention that not once did Mr. Brown complain about Prime Minister Harper’s Action Plan that saw millions spent […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

Making life better for Greenhouse operators, owners and workers Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader would scrap Wynne’s Cap-and-Trade Scheme and provide relief to the greenhouse industry   KINGSVILLE, ON – Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader slammed the Kathleen Wynne Liberals for making life harder for the Greenhouse industry under their Cap-and-Trade scheme. Brown committed to […]

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Wynne Government and OPSEU announced a new deal to be ratified that will see its members get 2% increases for most of the pact with 1.5% for the first year. The Province’s release had no numbers in it, and no response was given to CFN’s email asking or them this morning. […]

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

Statement by Ontario NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns Wynne won’t stop another hydro rate hike   QUEEN’S PARK — “Months after the NDP called on the Liberal government in the legislature to stop the 20 per cent rate hike on hydro delivery charges, Kathleen Wynne has done nothing. She just doesn’t get it. Ontarians can’t […]

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Mr. Patrick Brown, MPP Leader, Official Opposition Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON  M7A 1A8   Dear Mr. Brown:   I am writing in response to your letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding Hydro One’s rate application currently before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).  Your letter is just another distraction that reveals your willingness to […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Officially Passes The Fair Hydro Act MAY 31, 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Officially Passes The Fair Hydro Act MAY 31, 2017

Ontario Passes Legislation to Lower Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent May 31, 2017 Meaningful Savings for All Residential Households Coming this Summer Ontario passed legislation today that will lower electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers to provide significant rate relief and ensure greater fairness. The Fair Hydro Act, […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

School Closures Being Politically Massaged in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 4, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – One of the biggest problems in managing the school system in Ontario are the multitude of school boards and weakness of politicians to make the right decisions. Four year terms pass fast, and making a decision like closing a school or library can cost at election time as many have threatened on […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previously indicating support for such measures: […]

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Presses Wynne on OUTRAGEOUS Hydro One Salaries APRIL 4, 2017

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Presses Wynne on OUTRAGEOUS Hydro One Salaries APRIL 4, 2017

  TORONTO ONTARIO – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath didn’t let Premier Kathleen Wynne off the hook during the first question period following the release of the sunshine list, pressing Wynne for allowing an untold number of million-dollar salaries to be paid out to Hydro One executives while forcing Ontarians, buckling under skyrocketing hydro bills, to […]

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Hydro will be THE election issue in Ontario.   With Premier Wynne fighting for her political life she’s blinked first and reacted to the NDP’s strong first blow. The day after leader Andrea Horwath outlined plans to even out the playing field hydro wise, Ms Wynne announced sweeping hydro cuts which reek […]