Jim Bancroft Cost South Stormont How Much Because of Insurance Gaff Over Salt Sheds in Osnabruck Centre?

Jim Bancroft Cost South Stormont How Much Because of Insurance Gaff Over Salt Sheds in Osnabruck Centre?

CFN – How do you end up being Mayor of a Municipality and its Insurance broker and what happens if a claim needs be filed? That’s exactly what happened to South Stormont after a salt shed contaminated water making some residents ill and costing six figures to deal with including communal wells for residents of […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews for Cornwall & South Stormont GARDINER & SMITH

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews for Cornwall & South Stormont GARDINER & SMITH

CFN – As myself and Reg Coffey are both running in this election I have decided to simply review & rate candidates this election locally instead of the standard endorsements or endorsenots. Up first today for Cornwall is incumbent Syd Gardiner for Cornwall and Dave “Grumpy” Smith for South Stormont. Syd Gardiner has been on […]

Cornwall Ontario isn’t Ready to Change It’s Culture by Jamie Gilcig – ELECTION BLOG – Oct 20, 2014

Cornwall Ontario isn’t Ready to Change It’s Culture by Jamie Gilcig – ELECTION BLOG – Oct 20, 2014

CFN – Cornwall isn’t ready for change.  At least not this election.   My core pillar of changing the culture of Cornwall is the most important issue facing our city as it’s how we conduct ourselves. While there’s a surface veneer of “nice” there’s a nasty darkness that probably is left from the old Domtar […]

Sifting Through the Misinformation About My Campaign & Platform by Jamie Gilcig

Sifting Through the Misinformation About My Campaign & Platform  by Jamie Gilcig

There’s a lot of misinformation out there regarding my campaign.  This has been one of the dirtiest elections that I’ve personally ever encountered. Sadly the media are playing a huge role in this as well favoring Mayor Kilger. The Seaway News has been on the attack since I’ve announced, and have not only not sent […]

Letter to the Editor by Bill Beattie – Harbour Divestiture in Cornwall = Land Give Away

Letter to the Editor by Bill Beattie  – Harbour Divestiture in Cornwall = Land Give Away

The ongoing behind closed doors Secret Negotiations with Akwesasne over our Port and Port Land is I believe nothing short of an engineered   sham a diversionary tactic by Mayor Kilger attempting to turn our focus away from the truth about the Trillium Tanks on our water front land. Was it Economic Development that dropped […]

Is Kilger Using City Resources To Game Campaign for Re-Election After Saturday City Release? CAG

Is Kilger Using City Resources To Game Campaign for Re-Election After Saturday City Release? CAG

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s very unusual for the city of Cornwall to issue a press release on a Saturday.   In the rare exceptions it usually has to do with an emergency of some sort, but yesterday the City released a statement repudiating the message from the Community Action Group which is allegedly focused on […]

Is Elaine MacDonald Using the Labour Council to Game the Election in Cornwall Ontario?

Is Elaine MacDonald Using the Labour Council to Game the Election in Cornwall Ontario?

CORNWALL Ontario – One of the reasons why I feel we need a stringent conflict of interest policy at City Hall in Cornwall is what I call the Elaine MacDonald factor. Ms MacDonald frankly is the most corrupt councilor we currently have.   She has long ago sold out her NDP principles in favor of […]

More Dirty Tricks in Cornwall Ontario as The Crown Refuses to Drop my Charges – Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

More Dirty Tricks in Cornwall Ontario as The Crown Refuses to Drop my Charges – Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

What a weird city I live in.  I’m witnessing a lot of hatred in Cornwall.  Most of it is on social media and some of it comes from the most surprising places. Most of it is based on gossip and lies too spread as only gossip seems to be spread Cornwall style. What those people […]

Development Fees & Having City Managers & Workers Incentives to Actually Live in Cornwall – Election Blog – Gilcig

Development Fees & Having City Managers & Workers Incentives to Actually Live in Cornwall – Election Blog – Gilcig

There’s a lot of talk about about Mayor Kilger’s plans for development fees.  These are fees that contractors have to pay for land development and use; usually in the industrial park.   Many communities have these, but as of now our city does not. This itself is an incentive to attract industry; but to date […]

Letter to the Editor: South Stormont Candidates Boycott Constituents Oct 9, 2014

Letter to the Editor: South Stormont Candidates Boycott Constituents Oct 9, 2014

The South Stormont News organized a Debate for Tuesday October 7, 2014 at The Long Sault Marina Restaurant, unfortunately the organizer Mr. Jamie Gilcig developed a sudden medical condition and the event morphed into a Town Hall style meeting. A near packed house of South Stormont residents attended and although they thoroughly enjoyed the comradery, […]

Cornwall Ontario Glen Grant Allegedly Shoves Council Candidate Roland Besner at Seniors Campaign Event – Oct 8, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Glen Grant Allegedly Shoves Council Candidate Roland Besner at Seniors Campaign Event – Oct 8, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Councilor Glen Grant, running for re-election lost it at event speaking to seniors after the huge pay increases for council and the mayor.  Those raises were supported by Councilor Grant. Council candidate Greg Kielec who actually covered some of the scandals while working as a journalist at Le Journal de Cornwall; So […]

Cornwall Chamber Forcing Candidates To Sign Facts Only Document Before Appearing at All Candidate Debate in Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall Chamber Forcing Candidates To Sign Facts Only Document Before Appearing at All Candidate Debate in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – I’m facing a huge decision in this election.    The Chamber of Commerce, in spite of the letter from the Ontario Civil Liberties Association, is not backing down on its demands. For the first time it is forcing candidates to sign a document to participate in the All Candidates Televised Debate on […]

Will You Donate to the Elect Gilcig Campaign & Be a Part of Positive Change? CLICK FOR DETAILS

Will You Donate to the Elect Gilcig Campaign & Be a Part of Positive Change?  CLICK FOR DETAILS

It’s time for change in Cornwall; but it’s going to take your support to help make that happen! On October 27th you will vote and make that change; but until then we have to get the word out. With some local media refusing to sell my campaign ads or treat us fairly we have to […]

Cornwall Mayoral Debate focusing on health and wellness to be held in Cornwall on October 9th from 6-8pm

Cornwall Mayoral Debate focusing on health and wellness to be held in Cornwall on October 9th from 6-8pm

CFN –  The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area’s and the Seaway Valley Community Health Centre are excited to announce a mayoral candidates debate on the topic of Health and Wellness in Cornwall on the evening of October 9th , 2014 from 6-8pm at Seaway Valley Community Health Centre at 353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, […]

Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou Jokes & Snubs Francophone All Candidates Election

Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou Jokes & Snubs Francophone All Candidates Election

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall has a vibrant Francophone community which at one point was the largest in the city.     Every election they host an All Candidates event and this election was no exception with the fund raiser held at the Knights of Columbus. Many of the candidates didn’t appear.  Missing was Brock Frost […]