Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed. By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed.  By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Cornwall Ontario – Don’t you hate the utterly Orwellian titles politicians are giving their game plans?  Kathy loves to use the term “fair” in her bills and plans even though most are certainly not fair to those that pay for them. Patrick Brown is in an interesting position.  He’s done well going from a closeted […]

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days? No Reports From CCPS 081728

Was There No Crime in Cornwall for 5 Days?  No Reports From CCPS 081728

Cornwall Ontario – With a budget of approximately $18M per year it’s boggling how the Cornwall Community Police Service under Chief Dan Parkinson and a police board chaired by Andre Rivette refuses to communicate with the public. Where other nearby services put out notices in a timely fashion our police service reveals less than 2% […]

What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park? By Jamie Gilcig 081717

What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park?  By Jamie Gilcig 081717

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a buzz in the air emanating from Queen’s Park.  The politicos are murmuring as social media buzzes about a cabinet meeting and closed door caucus session of the Wynne government for today. Speculation is that either there will be a snap election called as expected or that Wynne will pull a […]

#boobygate Coverup in Cornwall is Rank – Chem Tanks 2.0 By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

#boobygate Coverup in Cornwall is Rank – Chem Tanks 2.0  By Jamie Gilcig JULY 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I’ve always marvelled what anyone can have against the female breast and nipples?   Watch television and people have no issues with shows like The Walking Dead which has some of the most senseless and frightening gore I’ve ever seen in my near 53 years on this planet; but show a nipple […]

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fun watching the election rhetoric ramp up.  I think Minister Sandals missed though on this one.  Instead of spinning back to Mike Harris perhaps it might have been more on the money to mention that not once did Mr. Brown complain about Prime Minister Harper’s Action Plan that saw millions spent […]

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Wynne Government and OPSEU announced a new deal to be ratified that will see its members get 2% increases for most of the pact with 1.5% for the first year. The Province’s release had no numbers in it, and no response was given to CFN’s email asking or them this morning. […]

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

NDP MPP Peter Tabuns Nails Premier Wynne on Hydro Rate Hike JUNE 8, 2017

Statement by Ontario NDP Energy Critic Peter Tabuns Wynne won’t stop another hydro rate hike   QUEEN’S PARK — “Months after the NDP called on the Liberal government in the legislature to stop the 20 per cent rate hike on hydro delivery charges, Kathleen Wynne has done nothing. She just doesn’t get it. Ontarians can’t […]

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Mr. Patrick Brown, MPP Leader, Official Opposition Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON  M7A 1A8   Dear Mr. Brown:   I am writing in response to your letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding Hydro One’s rate application currently before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).  Your letter is just another distraction that reveals your willingness to […]

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Hydro will be THE election issue in Ontario.   With Premier Wynne fighting for her political life she’s blinked first and reacted to the NDP’s strong first blow. The day after leader Andrea Horwath outlined plans to even out the playing field hydro wise, Ms Wynne announced sweeping hydro cuts which reek […]

Would You Like to Be Cornwall Ontario’s 11th Councilor? FEB 20, 2017

Would You Like to Be Cornwall Ontario’s 11th Councilor? FEB 20, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – As many regular CFN viewers know, CFN and its viewers played a strong role in dumping corrupt former Mayor Bob Kilger and half of his council last election. While the progress in that exercise was getting people to think about issues and take action for change, clearly the mission hasn’t been accomplished. […]

Michael Labelle of Cornwall Wants a Ward System & Ranked Ballots LTE Feb 15, 2017

Michael Labelle of Cornwall Wants a Ward System & Ranked Ballots LTE Feb 15, 2017

Citizens of Cornwall Cornwall needs to introduce ranked ballots. It should be a part of a plan to rework the governance of the city. The people of Cornwall are over Governed and over represented. 1/ Introduce ranked ballots 2/ The city is remapped into 4 wards 3/ 1 Councillor per ward and 1 Mayor. The […]

Time to Think About the Future of Lamoureux Park & Civic Complex by Jamie Gilcig OCT 21, 2016

Time to Think About the Future of Lamoureux Park & Civic Complex by Jamie Gilcig OCT 21, 2016

It is time.  Cornwall is at a critical point in its history.    With a struggling downtown, a weak economy, proposed school closings, a destructive brain drain of our youth, and a toxic business and political culture there are some easy steps forward, and some more difficult ones. Waterfront property is usually the most expensive […]

Dupelle or Murphy for Mayor in 2018? Who would you vote for by Jamie Gilcig AUG 28, 2015

Dupelle or Murphy for Mayor in 2018?  Who would you vote for by Jamie Gilcig AUG 28, 2015

As we prep our report card for council for the first half of 2015 there was some discussion about who will run for mayor possibly and who may or may not run for council from this motley group? The buzz is that there’s a chance of a duel between Councilors Maurice Dupelle & David Murphy. […]

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark A MacDonald on CAG Pledge – Letter to the Editor 28/12/14

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark A MacDonald on CAG Pledge – Letter to the Editor 28/12/14

The new year brings high expectations and great challenges for the new council.  Dealing with the budget is going to be our biggest challenge The main thrust of the election CAG pledge that was signed by 22 candidates, focused on the fact that taxes are 1/3 less in the counties.  In order for Cornwall to […]