Split Vote in S Glengarry Over Tent Bylaw Means Status Quo – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 18, 2017

Split Vote in S Glengarry Over Tent Bylaw Means Status Quo – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Apparently the in camera meeting Monday night was so heated that voices could be heard outside of the township building, but it looks like a lot of steam, but no changes for South Glengarry. With at least two councilors out for blood apparently one vote slipped back saving the jobs of CAO […]

Omg! Patrick Brown Takes Another Ontario Hydro Position! JULY 17, 2017

Omg!  Patrick Brown Takes Another Ontario Hydro Position! JULY 17, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – PC leader Patrick Brown has been criticized for not taking positions, but the PC war room issued another clear stance today. Putting a Stop to Kathleen Wynne’s ‘Green Energy’ Shakedown Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, will place an immediate moratorium on signing new energy contracts that force Ontario families to pay for […]

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 […]

Tent Crashing in South Glengarry Leads to In Camera Meeting Monday Night JULY 12, 2017

Tent Crashing in South Glengarry Leads to In Camera Meeting Monday Night JULY 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Nothing’s nicer than a tent on a sunny day; especially if that day is a wedding day along scenic Highway 2 along the waterfront in South Glengarry. For the Lunan family, who own Marlin Orchards, their daughter’s wedding nearly turned into disaster as they were one of the over 90% of the […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

Making life better for Greenhouse operators, owners and workers Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader would scrap Wynne’s Cap-and-Trade Scheme and provide relief to the greenhouse industry   KINGSVILLE, ON – Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader slammed the Kathleen Wynne Liberals for making life harder for the Greenhouse industry under their Cap-and-Trade scheme. Brown committed to […]

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 […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previously indicating support for such measures: […]

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 […]

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates? by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates?  by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – According to media reports, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is suggesting that high hydro rates that are crippling Ontario are in fact her fault. Under the guise of caring for the environment,  coal (even though there are new technologies that reduce carbon and pollution)  was phased out in favour of Wind and Solar […]

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown took his seat at Queen’s Park and took aim at Premier Kathleen Wynne with his first question. He attacked on high hydro rates in the province which the Premier ducked and deflected.   What do you think dear CFN viewers?   Does Brown have game?  Will have have the ability […]

Kathleen Wynne Ducking Patrick Brown By Election by Jamie Gilcig JULY 27, 2015 #onpoli POLL

Kathleen Wynne Ducking Patrick Brown By Election by Jamie Gilcig JULY 27, 2015 #onpoli  POLL

Premier Wynne blinked and has officially delayed PC leader Patrick Brown’s first opportunity to win a seat and sit at Queen’s Park. Normally it’s a courtesy to allow a leader of a party to gain their seat.     Delaying a by election is usually a sign of nastiness or fear. In Wynne’s case it […]

CFRA Radio Host Wants to Toss PC MPP’s After They March in Toronto Pride Parade by Jamie Gilcig – JUNE 28, 2015

CFRA Radio Host Wants to Toss PC MPP’s After They March in Toronto Pride Parade by Jamie Gilcig – JUNE 28, 2015

CFRA is a pretty staunch conservative talk radio station, still on the AM dial, in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital.  It’s a mostly senior audience with a lot of folks from the country and rural areas sharing their um…..wisdom. One of their hosts is Nick Vandergragt who besides being a farmer does a passable job as a talk […]

Patrick Brown Takes PC Leadership – SD&SG Supports in Spite of MPP McDonell Support for Elliott by Jamie Gilcig

Patrick Brown Takes PC Leadership – SD&SG Supports in Spite of MPP McDonell Support for Elliott by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – It looks like our MPP Jim McDonell picked the wrong horse as Patrick Brown has stunned Ontario and beaten favorite Christine Elliott for the PC leadership.   SD&SG voted for Brown although Mr. McDonell had emails sent out to members supporting Elliott. At stake was the vision of change.  Brown, a Federal outsider […]

Will Christine Elliot Make it a Female Troika for Ontario in the Next Election? by Jamie Gilcig INTERVIEW

Will Christine Elliot Make it a Female Troika for Ontario in the Next Election? by Jamie Gilcig  INTERVIEW

CFN – We had a chance to chat with Christine Elliott who is the front runner to replace Tim Hudak as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. The race turned nasty as Federal MP Patrick Brown, who is also running for the leadership dumped some of the blame for Mr. Hudak’s election loss to Premier […]