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 […]

PC’s Show Inclusion in Brampton – 5 Sikh Candidates for Fordnation by Emily Hutcheon 051118

PC’s Show Inclusion in Brampton – 5 Sikh Candidates for Fordnation by Emily Hutcheon 051118

  Brampton Ontario – With the 2018 provincial election heating up this summer folks are buzzing over what is next to come for Ontario. This (2018) election Brampton is on the rise.  All five elected candidates running within the Brampton area districts this election being Sikh reflecting large portions of the community. Did you know that […]

Wynne Liberal facebook Ad Shows Disconnect to Ontario Economy by Jamie Gilcig 051018

Wynne Liberal facebook Ad Shows Disconnect to Ontario Economy by Jamie Gilcig 051018

Cornwall Ontario – Imagine that you’re a publisher, editor, or journalist in Ontario in 2018.   Times are tough in the newspaper business.    Print is dying if not dead.   The economy in Ontario is not rosy, especially outside of certain areas like Toronto. And as you scroll through facebook you see this: Lord knows we […]

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

No matter which political party you’re with advertising is one of the largest expenses in any campaign. You need value, impact, and delivery of your message in the strongest possible fashion. And local is important.  How do you expect editors to support you if you’re advertising on outlets that aren’t from Ontario or even Canada? […]

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Running for office is a major life decision. You are putting yourself out into the public eye to serve your community. There are many challenges. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced,  the two sessions of this seminar have something to add to your arsenal of tools and help you not only get elected, but serve […]

Doug Ford & PC’s Dump Tammy Hart Like Tanya Granic Allen as Candidate – Focus on Wynne 050518

Doug Ford & PC’s Dump Tammy Hart Like Tanya Granic Allen as Candidate – Focus on Wynne 050518

Cornwall Ontario – Looks like Tanya Granic Allen Hudak’d herself and the Ontario PC Party and Doug Ford are taking no chances of giving their opposition any actual ammo to use against them. Video revealed today seems to be the trigger for Doug Ford to dump Tanya Granic Allen. “I hear about Croatia trying to […]

Not Running for Office Isn’t Always a Bad Thing – by Jamie Gilcig 050318

Not Running for Office Isn’t Always a Bad Thing – by Jamie Gilcig 050318

Cornwall Ontario –  Running for office isn’t the only way to help a community.  For many it’s a vain ego thing.  I just turned down a new provincial party looking for a local candidate.   Looking around the table here in Council there really are only 1 or 2 that truly get what being a councilor […]

5 Reasons Why David Murphy is Unfit to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 050218

5 Reasons Why David Murphy is Unfit to Run for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 050218

Cornwall Ontario – Like the fat kid chasing after the ice cream truck to be first in line conflicted Cornwall City David Murphy registered to run for Mayor on the first day possible. It was no surprise to many including the #metoo women he hit on while teaching at St. Lawrence College or local barmaids. […]

Cornwall City Council Needs a Time Rule for Long Winded Gas Bags by Jamie Gilcig 050118

Cornwall City Council Needs a Time Rule for Long Winded Gas Bags by Jamie Gilcig 050118

Cornwall Ontario – I sat through my second council meeting in nearly three years.  (More about that in another column) but one thing was still the same. Bernadette “Flipper” Clement still bloviated as though she was in full campaign mode.  Not sure what she’s campaigning for now, but it certainly didn’t seem like the pocket […]

As CUPE Strike Drums Beat in Cornwall Ontario – Maybe Cut Management Salaries by 25%? A Thought by Jamie Gilcig 043018

As CUPE Strike Drums Beat in Cornwall Ontario – Maybe Cut Management Salaries by 25%? A Thought by Jamie Gilcig 043018

Cornwall Ontario –  Call it a Million Dollar Solution!    Even CUPE knows that Cornwall is in a budget crisis, but sometimes you need dramatic solutions to dramatic problems. You can’t blame city workers and their union for trying to improve their lot.  It’s part of what they do. The entire blame for this lies […]

Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Cornwall, Ontario – Denis Carr is the city’s longest running council member in the city of Cornwall. Carr has  been passionate about Cornwall, Ontario, and while he may in the upcoming years consider slowing down with his political career, he will always work to improve the city. He believes that there are not only more opportunities […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall Ontario –   City Councilor Mark A MacDonald who has come under fire for pointing out the obvious, that which has inflamed the fiscal burden on the city’s budget might be where Cornwall has to look to find solutions, has come out with an intriguing and positive proposal which he’s released to city staff, council, […]

Liar Liar Pants on Fire – Kathy Wynne’s Ontario Deficit Nearly Double! AG Report Ford Commits to Full AUDIT 042518

Liar Liar Pants on Fire – Kathy Wynne’s Ontario Deficit Nearly Double! AG Report Ford Commits to Full AUDIT 042518

Cornwall Ontario – Premier Wynne’s election hopes are deader than  Tim Hudak’s were , except uglier and nastier.    Today’s Auditor General report showed that the Ontario deficit is nearly double that which the Wynne Government has disclosed. As reported in the Toronto Star “When expenses are understated, the perception is created that government has […]

Ford Trumps Wynne on Nasty Liberal Campaign Chair David Herle Comment 042018

Ford Trumps Wynne on Nasty Liberal Campaign Chair David Herle Comment 042018

Chatham Ontario – PC leader Doug Ford issued a statement after a low blow by Hydro One priced Liberal Campaign Co Chair David Herle.   It’s been said you know you’ve won a debate when your opponent sinks to…..  Mr. Herle offered a weak sauce apology after. “I think people think Doug Ford is a bit […]

Wynne “Trumpwins” Ford as Moody’s Drops Ontario Rating by Jamie Gilcig 041918

Wynne “Trumpwins” Ford as Moody’s Drops Ontario Rating by Jamie Gilcig 041918

Cornwall Ontario – You get the feeling that Kathy doesn’t really know how to drive a truck, or run a province, and apparently now not campaign as she lashed out at PC leader Doug Ford recently, comparing him to Donald Trump and unleashing her own inner Hillary. The problem is that telling the public that […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario –  An incensed Cornwall Ontario City Councilor, Mark A MacDonald, sent an angry email from his vacation in Barbados over a budget committee vote for a tax hike of nearly 5% for 2018 to council and the media this afternoon!   At the root of his tirade was the Community Action Group (CAG) […]

Livingston Conviction Over Gas Plant Info Catches Wynne Team in Hypocrisy & Deceit – by Jamie Gilcig 041118

Livingston Conviction Over Gas Plant Info Catches Wynne Team in Hypocrisy & Deceit – by Jamie Gilcig 041118

Cornwall Ontario –   Wynne Liberal press releases have constantly labelled statements from former Leader Patrick Brown and current leader Doug Ford as fake news and lies. The grade school propaganda seems to have blown up in their face during this run to the Provincial election as former McGuinty Chief of Staff David Livingston was sentenced […]

PC Chair Lisa Thompson Annonces PC MPP MICHAEL HARRIS Removed From Caucus #metoo 040918

PC Chair Lisa Thompson Annonces PC MPP MICHAEL HARRIS Removed From Caucus #metoo 040918

Statement from Ontario PC Caucus Chair Lisa Thompson On the afternoon of Friday April 6th, an allegation against the MPP from Kitchener-Conestoga was brought forward. The evidence presented to us included a written complaint from 2013 by a former intern about how she had been passed over for employment. There was also a series of […]

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