Alleged Fraudster Gilles Latour First Court Date Today in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 30, 2014

Alleged Fraudster Gilles Latour First Court Date Today in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 30, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Former Team Cornwall President and Kilger bagman Gilles Latour of Latour Wealth Management is scheduled to have a court appearance in relation to his arrest on charges resulting after a five month investigation. It’s expected that he will enter an innocent plea. There also have been allegations and potential claims against Mr. […]

Letter to the Editor – Jack White on Council Raises in Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Jack White on Council Raises in Cornwall Ontario

Dear Editor We have to thank MR.’s Kilger, Carr, Gardiner, Grant, and MacDonald, for taking that very difficult decision to vote to increase the Mayor’s and Councillors’ salaries by up to 40%, in order to attract more qualified candidates.  However, now that we have attracted these more qualified candidates they certainly are not demonstrating much […]

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

As I sit here on September 29th I’m gazing back at the bigger picture of what’s going on here in Cornwall.   It’s election time.  I know we’re covering it as much as we can on CFN; and people are hungry for information as our traffic is going through the roof; but reading the Standard […]

Letter to the Editor: Accountability – What is that South Stormont Mayor Tammy Hart? Pastor Tom Newton South Stormont Ontario

Letter to the Editor:  Accountability – What is that South Stormont Mayor Tammy Hart?  Pastor Tom Newton South Stormont Ontario

  I am a South Stormont resident, and as I can imagine many received as I did Deputy Mayor Hart’s campaign flier in the mail. I submitted some questions via email about some issues that I had a concern about, and of yet, after two submissions, still no reply, so I thought maybe if I […]

Beat the Clock 2014 Municipal Ad Deal for The Cornwall Free News & South Stormont News

Beat the Clock 2014 Municipal Ad Deal for The Cornwall Free News & South Stormont News

There are 28 days left to advertise for the 2014 Ontario Municipal Election and CFN has some insane deals! We like to keep our numbers real. No confusing per per impression jazz here. Your 300×250 pixel ad banner for only $29.95 per week! * You have until Wednesday September 30th at noon to get that […]

Facebook Group Illegally Using Township Logo for Ugly South Stormont Election

Facebook Group Illegally Using Township Logo for Ugly South Stormont Election

CFN – A facebook group administered by a gentleman that has one group taken down for hate symbols and been suspended for copyright infringements, defacement of the poppy,  as well as being a convicted criminal has now been caught using the Township’s logo illegally to make the page look as though it has the township’s […]

Election Gets Uglier as South Stormont Chamber of Commerce Hijacked by Candidates

Election Gets Uglier as South Stormont Chamber of Commerce Hijacked by Candidates

CFN– The election in South Stormont took an ugly turn as the South Stormont Chamber of Commerce has been officially hijacked.    The chamber, having been resuscitated from death in the last year, took a downward turn after sitting President Donna Primeau chose to not have the scheduled AGM. According to Chamber bylaws at the […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order. Up next is Jamie Gilcig who is running for mayor of Cornwall. 1) Who are you?  I’ve lived in Cornwall since 2004.   I love […]

Kilger Campaign Manager & Chair of Cornwall Police Board, Pat Finucan Thinks My Wrongful Arrest Is Funny by Jamie Gilcig

Kilger Campaign Manager & Chair of Cornwall Police Board, Pat Finucan Thinks My Wrongful Arrest Is Funny by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – I was at Riverdale Terrace for the first time tonight.    Stunning facility for those to retire to; but it was former St. Lawrence College Dean, failed Provincial Liberal nomination candidate,  and Kilger campaign manager Pat Finucan that marred the evening. It was stunning and shocking.  Sadly it was no surprise.  Mr. […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Gary Samler

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Gary Samler

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order. Up next is Gary W. Samler for his second attempt at gaining a seat at the council table. 1) Who are you? I was […]

Elections and The Vote 2014 – Skeletons in the Closets & Why Voting Is Important! by Garden Girl – Sept 24, 2014

Elections and The Vote 2014 – Skeletons in the Closets & Why Voting Is Important!  by Garden Girl – Sept 24, 2014

    CFN – Indeed, history is being written. Skeletons are coming out of all the closets. We have deputy mayors running into restaurants and taking stacks of papers while huffing out the door. What is so threatening about locals writing about local events? If you wanted history to record you better, you should have […]

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Prez Kevin Hargreaves (Kelsey’s) Sent Letter by OCLA Over Canadian Charter Issue for All Candidate Debate

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Prez Kevin Hargreaves (Kelsey’s) Sent Letter by   OCLA Over Canadian Charter Issue for All Candidate Debate

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall can at times seem like a place that never connected to the rest of the world and where rules and customs followed elsewhere don’t seem to matter? As a matter of fact when some of the residents in power are confronted or asked a question the responses  tend to turn ugly […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Justin Towndale

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Justin Towndale

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order.   Up is rookie council candidate Justin Towndale. 1. Who are you?   I’m 31 years old, born in Toronto, but raised in Cornwall. I grew up […]

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Converting Our Library Into An Arts Centre

Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig – Mayor – Cornwall Ontario – Converting Our Library Into An Arts Centre

The Arts are something we roll out every election in Cornwall.   These last few years have seen them politicized with Elaine MacDonald bullying her way through them with the use of a few Trillium grants. Currently Cornwall subsidizes the Aultsville Theatre and has subsidized our local art gallery; both essentially returning less value to […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Mark A MacDonald

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Mark A MacDonald

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order.   Up is former councilor Mark A MacDonald. 1. Who are you?   My name is Mark A. MacDonald.   I am a retired Fire Inspector, […]

O’Shaughnessy Stakes Ground for Mayor’s Race – Declares It Is About Kilger’s Record – Sept 21,2014

O’Shaughnessy Stakes Ground for Mayor’s Race – Declares It Is About Kilger’s Record – Sept 21,2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Leslie O’Shaughnessy showed a little rust.  After all it’d been over a year since he left public office; but he warmed up as the capacity crowd at the Ramada In who listened to him talk about why he resigned in protest from his role as City Councilor of Cornwall Ontario and why he’s […]

Andre Rivette Throws his Support & Endorses Leslie O’Shaughnessy for Mayor in Cornwall Ontario

Andre Rivette Throws his Support & Endorses Leslie O’Shaughnessy for Mayor in Cornwall Ontario

(Andre Rivette seated and chatting with candidate Mark A MacDonald) CORNWALL Ontario – In a surprising announcement long time veteran councilor Andre Rivette came out in support of Leslie O’Shaughnessy over incumbent Bob Kilger and rookie mayoralty candidate Jamie Gilcig Friday night at a capacity room in the Ramada. Mr. Rivette gave his endorsement after […]