Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Cornwall Ontario –  The problem with people being parachuted into communities to be journalists is that sometimes, some of them, bring an outside perspective and don’t really look at the local big picture.   And sometimes they may listen to the wrong people. Or sometimes, they just poot any silly thought that pops into their head. […]

Cornwall Police 2018 Budget Hike to Push Daily Rate Over $51K for Policing!! 110217

Cornwall Police 2018 Budget Hike to Push Daily Rate Over $51K for Policing!!  110217

The Cornwall Community Police Service board are asking for a 1.56 per cent increase for 2018. Retiring Chief Dan Parkinson submitted the proposal to the board Wednesday during the monthly Police board meeting which would bring the 2018 total to a WHOPPING $18,669,015 or $51, 147. 99 per day!  The CCPS still is not disclosing […]

Justice Center to Intervene in Supreme Court Wall v.Jehovah’s Witness Case 110217

Justice Center to Intervene in Supreme Court Wall v.Jehovah’s Witness Case 110217

Supreme Court of Canada hears Justice Centre intervention in freedom of association case, Wall v. Jehovah’s Witnesses OTTAWA ONTARIO : The Justice Centre will present oral argument before the Supreme Court today, asking the Court to overturn a lower court decision that violates freedom of association in the case of Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses et al v. […]

CCPS Playing Politics With Public Safety Over Opioid Scare 110717

CCPS Playing Politics With Public Safety Over Opioid Scare 110717

Cornwall Ontario – There is a true partnership between media and police services.   When there’s an emergency it’s important to reach as many people as possible and that’s where media come in. Whether it be a public alert or a simple police blotter, police forces are expected to professionally conduct themselves and treat the media […]

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall?  by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – The Police Board of Cornwall, led by Cornwall City Councilor Andre Rivette, announced that Deputy Chief Danny Aikman has been appointed the title of Designated Chief as of January 1st, 2018 to replace Chief Dan Parkinson on January 1, 2019. It is this writer’s opinion that this current police board, having done […]

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – With the current “Red Scare” like atmosphere floating around the World, from the Weinstein allegations, to Kevin Spacey and other bigwigs in all fields, and even going back to Sir John A MacDonald, questions are being asked and emotional responses and allegations to many of those questions are the soup de jour. […]

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st 1PM-3PM

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st  1PM-3PM

How to Support the Students First Rally!! We understand as students that not everyone who wants to can make it to Toronto for the College Student Alliance’s student rally at Queen’s Park this Wednesday, November 1st; however, there is still a way we can all participate and join the collective student voice by having our […]

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Cornwall Ontario –  I love hockey.  I’ve been very lucky and been able to work in the sport from touring with some of its greatest legends, to working for a hockey card company, running sport card shows, and eventually working for the Montreal Canadiens before leaving the industry in the 90’s. Sadly, because of petty […]

Hugo Rodrigues Pandering to Cornwall Over Wasted Amazon HQ2 Bid by Gilcig 102817

Hugo Rodrigues Pandering to Cornwall Over Wasted Amazon HQ2 Bid by Gilcig 102817

Cornwall Ontario –   It’s tough being number one sometimes.  It means the jealous kids won’t play with you much; at least the underdeveloped and really immature ones. For example I have a lot of media peers outside of Cornwall that I get along with, and even sometimes collaborate with, but not here in Cornwall.   When […]

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In a switch from having to cross a picket line, St Lawrence College students in Cornwall came out Thursday to join the OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union) picket, to demonstrate their need to have classes resume, as well as to show their support for College Faculty – but not so much […]

Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Cornwall Ontario – After complaints from multiple countries, including right here in Cornwall in Canada, the Cornwall Community Hospital has decided to discontinue their relationship with Patient Direct as of May 2018. Jolene Soares sent a communication from Hospital President & CEO Jeanette Despatie Friday afternoon confirming the details. We are in the process of […]

#metoo Angela Vinet of SASS Cornwall Hypocrite of the Month 102717

#metoo Angela Vinet of SASS Cornwall Hypocrite of the Month  102717

Cornwall Ontario – Oddly enough we media types read our competition, even minor competition,  and that’s why it’s utterly astounding to read words quoted from Angela Vinet, the Exec Director of Sexual Assault Support Services in Cornwall. Vinet is hopeful the movement will be a catalyst for greater change, allowing women to feel safer in […]

#OPP Commish – Driver Inattention @ Its Worst – 3 Truckers Charged 102617

#OPP Commish – Driver Inattention @ Its Worst – 3 Truckers Charged 102617

“Driver inattention at its worst,” says OPP Commissioner   (TORONTO, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes announced charges at a news conference today that stem from three recent separate commercial transport truck collisions that claimed the lives of six people, including a 14-year-old boy. Two of the collisions occurred on Highway 401, one […]

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s amazing how the old adage about doing things the same way expecting different results is ingrained in the failures that are our area chamber of commerces in the area. All three, Cornwall, Akwesasne, and Massena boycott this newspaper even though we have the largest audience in the region. Recently they had […]

Can Jagmeet Singh Help Andrea Horwath Become Premier of Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Can Jagmeet Singh Help Andrea Horwath Become Premier of Ontario?  by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a lot of buzz about new Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, but he’s not expected to have a Mulcair or Layton type impact in the next Federal election. (Former NDP leader & player behind the Orange Crush, the Lion of Outremont, Thomas Mulcair in happier times) However, provincial NDP supporters may […]

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Cornwall Ontario –  While many in Conservative Brockville heckle Cornwall, not even Bob Peters could get away with a near $200K deficit so that the City could have a huge Rubber Duck attend its Canada 150 event. While it’s been pointed out that the duck didn’t cost Brockville any dosh, the province would not have […]

CUPE Turns Up Heat in Cornwall as Prez To Attend Cornwall Council Protest 102317

CUPE Turns Up Heat in Cornwall as Prez To Attend Cornwall Council Protest 102317

CUPE Ontario president joins Cornwall’s municipal workers in defending quality of city’s services   CORNWALL, ON – The president of CUPE Ontario will join Cornwall’s municipal workers this evening and urge them to continue standing up for high-quality public services in the city.   President Fred Hahn will address a rally by Canadian Union of Public […]

Clement & Macdonald Silent Over Lack of Female Police Officers in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Clement & Macdonald Silent Over Lack of Female Police Officers in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Cornwall Ontario – After we did our story about Cornwall Ontario’s bloated police budget; something that has spiraled up sharply with the support of Councilors Elaine MacDonald and Bernadette Clement through the last three terms, this newspaper sent out several emails asking for comment and response. In that story we showed that there were 62 […]