CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – In what has been a very odd election campaign it appears that Doug Ford has kept his cool and will become Ontario’s next Premier on June 7th. Between the political assassination of former PC leader Patrick Brown to the early concession of Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne, it’s been an election of change […]

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams Issues No Comment After CUPE Rejects Leave Clawback Proposal by 92.5%

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams Issues No Comment After CUPE Rejects Leave Clawback Proposal by 92.5%

Cornwall Ontario –  Taxpayers and users of city services are in the fog as to what will happen next regarding the strike by over 400 CUPE workers for the City of Cornwall. The City has put itself in an apparently untenable position by attempting to see short term leave rates clawed back, something former HR […]

CUPE Releases Video Backstabbing Lib Ed Min Hunter in York U Strike 060518

CUPE Releases Video Backstabbing Lib Ed Min Hunter in York U Strike 060518

Cornwall Ontario – The NDP released a video purporting to include a statement from Liberal Education Minister Mitzie Hunter in which the Minister clearly states that the Wynne Government would not use back to work legislation to CUPE. Of course the question is how this CUPE recording ended up in the NDP hands? Or as […]

BREAKING – Former Cornwall HR Manager Clarifies Rivette Bomb in CUPE STRIKE 060418

BREAKING – Former Cornwall HR Manager Clarifies Rivette Bomb in CUPE STRIKE 060418

Cornwall Ontario –  Cornwall council has embarrassed the city multiple times over the last few terms.   From the Fitzpatrick scandals, to the CFN boycott that included a mayor hitting the panic button over a t shirt he didn’t like, to this writers false arrest during the election while the mayor and his campaign manager were […]

Rivette Drops Bomb in CUPE Strike – Blames CAO Adams & Geoff Clarke MURPHY Supports Leave Pullback

Rivette Drops Bomb in CUPE Strike – Blames CAO Adams & Geoff Clarke MURPHY Supports Leave Pullback

Cornwall Ontario – The buzz finally hit the page as Cornwall City Councilor Andre Rivette leaked to the CBC and then confirmed with CFN,  that the issue that led to the CUPE strike is the city asking the union to move from 100% of wages for up to 17 weeks per year of short term […]

Seat Projections For Ontario Election Same as in January as PC’s on Precipice of Majority Wynne on June 7th

Seat Projections For Ontario Election Same as in January as PC’s on Precipice of Majority Wynne on June 7th

Cornwall Ontario – On what’s expected to be a simple rejection of a corrupt and incompetent government that simply served itself and friends media spin has been fascinating. Total bias is clearly apparent in some media outlets that clearly are pushing for one side or another. Eric Grenier’s poll tracker, which accumulates data from multiple […]

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Cornwall Ontario – This has been a mystifying election.   Leadership issues with the PC’s, the demise of a Premier and her party, and Andrea Horwath digging her heels in and not doing the right thing, as Doug Ford did, and jettisoning candidates that clearly should not be in elected office.   And yes, Hitler memes qualify […]

NDP Candidate Erica Kelly Apologizes for Social Media Posts 052518

NDP Candidate Erica Kelly Apologizes for Social Media Posts 052518

Cornwall Ontario –  One wonders how the NDP vette their candidates?   Another is in hot water for a social media comment. Erica Kelly, who is running in Etobicoke,  just issued the following: Statement by Erica Kelly I deplore violence against all people, regardless of where they live. The U.S. mass shootings in Parkland, FL, Sandy […]

Will Horwath & NDP Dump Candidate TASLEEM RIAZ After Hitler Meme Shared on facebook?

Will Horwath & NDP Dump Candidate TASLEEM RIAZ After Hitler Meme Shared on facebook?

Cornwall Ontario – As the slagging goes on it appears that some party staffers missed vetting social media comments across the board. While the PC’s have been tarred and feathered including the dumping of at least one candidate, the NDP are trying to spin a horrific Hitler member added onto Tasleem Riaz’s facebook page in […]

Is the Ford Campaign Running Out of Steam? By Jamie Gilcig 052518

Is the Ford Campaign Running Out of Steam?  By Jamie Gilcig 052518

Cornwall Ontario – Even short campaigns have their peaks and valleys.    After it became clear that Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberals were toast there’s been a huge shift, especially from the Labour Block, back to the NDP which has given Andrea Horwath and her NDP momentum. Lots of momentum. And in elections, especially […]

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT – 24 Inch Water main Breaks in Downtown Cornwall – Water & Augustus 052418

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT – 24 Inch Water main Breaks in Downtown Cornwall – Water & Augustus 052418

Cornwall Ontario – As budgets rise the city has been hit with another emergency water main break. CFN is just starting to get info from the City of Cornwall again after some drama and childish antics via CAO Maureen Adams and new Public Information Officer Emma Meldrum. We’re hoping that the City will resume to […]

New Councillor Announced for Ward 33 after Shelley Carroll Disaster by Emily Hutcheon 052418

New Councillor Announced for Ward 33 after Shelley Carroll Disaster by Emily Hutcheon 052418

Toronto Ontario – At nine thirty a.m on Tuesday May 22nd 2018, Toronto City Council sat down to determine who would be taking command over ward 33 (Don Valley East) after the resignation of Shelley Carroll this past April. Carroll stepped down from office on April 5th, in order to run for the provincial Liberal Party […]

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Toronto Ontario- Only a few more weeks until the election and people are buzzing about the Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath, and Kathleen Wynne battle. Who will win? Everyone is wondering. I asked a few of my former SLC comrades to share who they think or want to win.   Jay is a current resident of Brampton […]

Conrad Black: The Arabs have abandoned the Palestinians. They should accept any deal they can get

Conrad Black: The Arabs have abandoned the Palestinians. They should accept any deal they can get

The demonstrations this week along the Gaza border and the attempt by protesters to swarm into Israel under an acrid smokescreen is a gesture of pathetic desperation The move of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and the American withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal have been the subjects of an immense volume of […]

The Whistle Blower Forum by Diane Shay – Reporting Elder Abuse @ Glen Stor Dun Lodge 052218

The Whistle Blower Forum by Diane Shay – Reporting Elder Abuse @ Glen Stor Dun Lodge  052218

Reporting Elder Abuse There is very clear legislation in the Long Term Care Act identifying abuse and how to report it but for some reason employers have difficulty understanding/enforcing it. You just have to Google Elder Abuse and find the multiple reports of abuse which were only dealt with after a major intervention by someone […]

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Cornwall Ontario – As a quiet provincial election comes out of the long May weekend it’s becoming clearer that this is a two horse race as the PC’s and NDP start to ratchet up the attacks and heat. Premier Wynne is still trying to claw back some support that has bled orange, but that seems […]

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Did Local Conservatives @ Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Steal Driver Data Too? 052118

Cornwall Ontario –  Liberals and NDP are attempting to create a wildfire over allegations that data was stolen of users of the 407 highway which so far has resulted in at least one resignation of a PC MPP candidate and now is being investigated by York Regional Police. Here in Cornwall such things rarely get […]

LIBS REDLINING in Ontario as Wynne in Danger of Losing Own Seat as Labour Turns 051918

LIBS REDLINING in Ontario as Wynne in Danger of Losing Own Seat as Labour Turns 051918

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fascinating to watch the political death of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.   From the defection of ministers and other MPP’s who decided to bail and not run; to teacher’s unions going back to the NDP the day the writ dropped,  and other union leaders telling members to vote NDP or PC based […]