Abram Benedict Re Election as Grand Chief Could Spell Land Fight for Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 070118

Abram Benedict Re Election as Grand Chief Could Spell Land Fight for Cornwall Waterfront by Jamie Gilcig 070118

Cornwall Ontario – Then next few years will be a defining period for both Akwesasne and Cornwall.  At stake is an extremely valuable strip of waterfront lands that the Federal government will be selling, most likely through a process via Canada Lands where the properties are evaluated and then sold at market values to gain […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Writes OPEN LETTER to Fire & Police Chiefs in Cornwall 062918

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Writes OPEN LETTER to Fire & Police Chiefs in Cornwall 062918

Cornwall Ontario –   City Councilor Mark A MacDonald wrote an open letter to Police Chief Dan Parkinson and embattled fire chief Pierre Voisine.   He sent it to media as well and we’re publishing it unedited. What do you think of Councilor MacDonald’s positions dear CFN viewers?  You can post your comments below.

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Cornwall Ontario –  The Doug Ford led PC government has just released their cabinet appointments.   Left out was Sd&SG MPP Jim McDonnell who didn’t support Ford in the leadership contest. The new ministers are as follows: Peter Bethlenfalvy – President of the Treasury Board Raymond Cho – Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Steve Clark – […]

Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Cornwall Ontario –   This has been a very traumatizing week for a lot of people.   Being  a mere mortal myself we all only have so much endurance. While getting ready to escape Cornwall to celebrate the Strawberry Moon at a very dear friends joint, the news hit of the five journalists shot dead in Maryland.  […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

Cornwall Ontario – Thank you, Paul Wernick, for having the courage to speak out. The recent discussions triggered by Paul Wernick’s story about working conditions for staff on the Hill are long overdue. The working conditions that he described are accurate. I was fortunate to have worked on the Hill in the 1980s, the 1990s […]

S Glengarry Real Estate Agent & Councilor Lyle Warden Alleged To Offer to Sell House for Flood Victim in Lancaster 062718

S Glengarry Real Estate Agent & Councilor Lyle Warden Alleged To Offer to Sell House for Flood Victim in Lancaster 062718

Cornwall Ontario – The nightmare continues for Lancaster resident of over 30 years Geraldine Fitzpatrick. The retired CAS worker has had to deal with an issue that could at root be why so little development is occurring in South Glengarry Ontario where contractors have complained about City Hall’s handling of issues. At root is that […]

City of Cornwall Burning Through CASH in Ontario Works Case 062718

City of Cornwall Burning Through CASH in Ontario Works Case 062718

Cornwall Ontario – This writer is starting to think someone at City Hall doesn’t like moi?   I’ve lived in this lovely home in downtown Cornwall now for seven years.      Unlike CAO Maureen Adams I actually live in Cornwall.  I pay the costs of her policies and mishandling of our finances that have led […]

A View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Weak Scheer Attack Over Personal Day for Trudeau 062618

A View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Weak Scheer Attack Over Personal Day for Trudeau 062618

Good grief! The Prime Minister is taking a personal day! Let’s get real folks, is this the single most important thing that the Conservatives can find to attack the government and Prime Minister on when we are in the midst of a trade war, the city of Toronto is asking for help to look after […]

Who Died in Cornwall Ontario? 062318

Who Died in Cornwall Ontario?   062318

Cornwall Ontario –    Nobody apparently.    A few seniors were enjoying the success of their Medical Marijuana treatment and sent in this photo that was inspired by the future of the members of this group on City Council, and in particular Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy.   The contractors left this mound of dirt that looked […]

Flipper Wants to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario – Will Clement Sign the Line That’s Dotted? 062118

Flipper Wants to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario – Will Clement Sign the Line That’s Dotted?  062118

Cornwall Ontario– Long time Cornwall City Councilor and two time failed Liberal MP candidate Bernadette “Flipper” Clement  may step out of the closet and run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario finally!  At least that’s the buzz  heating up around the River City! When not using tax dollars at the legal clinic she’s in charge of […]

View from the Hill by Keith Beardsley – How Much for Trudeau Summer Place Renos @ Harrington Lake? 061818

View from the Hill by Keith Beardsley – How Much for Trudeau Summer Place Renos @ Harrington Lake? 061818

Ottawa Ontario – According to the PMO the Prime Minister and his family enjoy the outdoors. This is a good thing. When you are faced with such a demanding and stressful job, giving your Prime Minister some down time in the outdoors is a good thing. If we look at the latest NCC approved renovations […]

The Whistleblower Forum by Diane Shay – FORMS Of RETALIATION  IN THE WORKPLACE 061818

The Whistleblower Forum by Diane Shay – FORMS Of RETALIATION  IN THE WORKPLACE 061818

  “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive.  You will thrive in-spite of it.”  Joel Osteen. All retaliation impacts many employees and is a serious issue for organizations not to mention very difficult to resolve. Retaliation rates are climbing and […]

Bob Peters & Cornwall Miss Out on Amazon Distribution Centre That Lands in Ottawa 061818

Bob Peters & Cornwall Miss Out on Amazon Distribution Centre That Lands in Ottawa 061818

Cornwall Ontario –  Bob Peters swung and missed again for the River City it seems, or he may not even have swung the bat?  The Economically Developmentally challenged poobah used public resources to make a splash in applying to have Amazon have it’s HQ2 in Cornwall which was farcical, but made nary a peep about […]

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

Quebec Superior Court to Decide by August 31, 2018 if RCMP Harassment Class-Action Suit a Go!

MONTREAL, June 15, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court Judge Pierre C. Gagnon hopes to determine by August 31 if thousands of RCMP members across Canada can seek compensation through a class action for years of systematic harassment by senior RCMP officers. His announcement was made today at the Montreal Court House after two days of […]

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Incoming government will use every power available to challenge federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on Ontario families, individuals and small businesses TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority […]

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

Quebec Superior Court Set to Hear Request for RCMP Harassment Class-action Suit on Behalf of Canada’s 22,000 members

MONTREAL, June 13, 2018 — Quebec Superior Court has agreed to hear a class-action request that seeks compensation for all RCMP officers who have been victims of harassment and bullying. The hearings will take place tomorrow and Friday at the Montreal Court House. The application for a certification to authorize class action proceedings is being […]

It’s On! Bryan McGillis to Run Against Hurricane Tammy Hart for Mayor in South Stormont 061218

It’s On!  Bryan McGillis to Run Against Hurricane Tammy Hart for Mayor in South Stormont 061218

Cornwall Ontario – In what promises to be the most entertaining race in the upcoming Municipal elections, former mayor of South Stormont Bryan McGillis has announced that he will be running against the current deputy mayor, Tammy Hart. McGillis had been mayor from 2006-2014.  He won his first election at 27 and during his last […]

CUPE Workers in Cornwall Set to Return to Work Tuesday JUNE 12, 2018

CUPE Workers in Cornwall Set to Return to Work Tuesday JUNE 12, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –   CUPE sent out a release today. The four CUPE locals who have been on strike in Cornwall have each ratified their tentative agreements.  Assuming City Council and the Library Board both ratify from management’s side today, people will return to work on Tuesday. Oddly enough more questions are being asked now than […]