Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

As council fiddles and sells the community’s future with its shady Harbor Front deal with the Feds and Akwesasne Metro has announced that it will be shutting its doors in a few months.  About 75 people will lose their jobs, about a third of those full time employment where it’s becoming more difficult to find […]

Wynne Snubs Media Outlet in Chamber of Commerce Visit In Cornwall Ontario APRIL 30,2015

Wynne Snubs Media Outlet in Chamber of Commerce Visit In Cornwall Ontario APRIL 30,2015

CORNWALL Ontario – One might call it a clear example of a disconnect with the voters of Ontario.   Premier Kathleen Wynne is making a press appearance at the Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce today. Oddly enough this media outlet has not been given an invitation.   We contacted Chamber President Denis Carr who said […]

It’s Not News Without the Truth – Norm Levac & Kathleen Wynne by Jamie Gilcig – APRIL 26, 2015

It’s Not News Without the Truth – Norm Levac & Kathleen Wynne by Jamie Gilcig – APRIL 26, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –  It’s been a whirlwind of a week here in Cornwall and CFN Central. As many viewers know all of my criminal charges have now been dropped. Chiefly the police charges that I’d made threatening phone calls and uttered threats against Mike Bedard, formerly of Roy’s & Platinum Pools, and apparently of SCM […]

Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce Event in Pulls in Less than 100 Attendees at Best Western NOV 20, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce Event in Pulls in Less than 100 Attendees at Best Western NOV 20, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce was embarrassed and humiliated as their guest speaker essentially pointed out the very reasons why it has not achieved success for several years. Reported in the Seaway News, Ontario Chamber President Allan O’Dette stated that “Cornwall that local businesses need each other, to succeed.” The event […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BEDARD & Primeau

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont  BEDARD & Primeau

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Davey Bedard & Donna Primeau I’m not sure what Davey Bedard stands for or why he’s really running, but he did give one of the most entertaining speeches at the Civic Complex debate.   Rapping can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Stormont Chamber Of Commerce Drama & Donna Primeau’s Attack on South Stormont News by Jamie Gilcig

South Stormont Chamber Of Commerce Drama & Donna Primeau’s Attack on South Stormont News by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – It was a cold wintry night when my partner Reg Coffey phoned me.  He was a bit upset that the South Stormont Chamber of Commerce was about to fold. Having been a long time board member he’d watched the chamber wither for a number of reasons. As we had our new newspaper, the […]

When Ignorance Rules the Day in Cornwall Ontario – Chamber Blocks Freedom of the Press by Jamie Gilcig

When Ignorance Rules the Day in Cornwall Ontario – Chamber Blocks Freedom of the Press by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – People like Kevin Hargreaves just don’t get it.  They don’t understand.  That’s fine if you’re an average Joe or Jane, but when you are President of  a Chamber of Commerce it’s quite another thing. My history with the Chamber has not been a pretty one.  As a new business we weren’t treated […]

Merry Christmas! Cornwall Ontario & Area Naughty & Nice List for 2013 by Jamie Gilcig

Merry Christmas! Cornwall Ontario & Area Naughty & Nice  List for 2013 by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – As promised it’s time for my Naughty & Nice list for Cornwall and the area for 2013! We’re going to start out with the nice list.   These folks get oranges, chocolate, and candy in their stockings this year! No lumps or coal or cat poo! The hundreds, if not thousands of […]