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, […]

Shell Shocked From Cornwall Ontario as More Bob Kilger Council Scandals Released by Jamie Gilcig

Shell Shocked From Cornwall Ontario as More Bob Kilger Council Scandals Released by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – So I was asked by someone on my election team how I could cover Leslie O’Shaughnessy’s  campaign kick off event last night seeing as I am running against him and Mayor Kilger in the election? It’s a valid question; but then I guess after nearly six years this person didn’t know myself […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Davey Bedard

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Davey Bedard

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 first time Cornwall candidate for council Davey Bedard. 1. Who are you? Born and raised in Cornwall, Ontario, I graduated high school […]

Mayoralty Candidate Leslie O’Shaughnessy to Speak on Leaving Council Friday Sept 19th, 2014 in Cornwall Ontario

Mayoralty Candidate Leslie O’Shaughnessy to Speak on Leaving Council Friday Sept 19th, 2014 in Cornwall Ontario

CFN – Cornwall Ontario Mayoralty candidate Leslie O’Shaughnessy will be holding a meet and greet on Friday, September 19th, 2014, from 7-9 PM He will be speaking about why he left City Council this last term, and his vision for the future of Cornwall. The event will take place at the Ramada Inn on Brookdale […]

Whistle Blower Diane Shay Drops Bomb On City of Cornwall In Time for Election – Sept 16, 2014

Whistle Blower Diane Shay Drops Bomb On City of Cornwall In Time for Election – Sept 16, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Whistleblower and former Glen Stor Dun Lodge manager Diane Shay has issued a press release regarding her ordeal vs the city. Excerpt of court documents.  Ms Shay’s text of incident. Excerpt 2 – Ms Shay being “disciplined” excerpt 3 – a summation of what ocurred excerpt – While charges against Robert Menagh […]

29 Council Candidates & 3 for Mayor in Cornwall Ontario for 2014 – POLL Who Will You Vote For?

29 Council Candidates & 3 for Mayor in Cornwall Ontario for 2014 – POLL Who Will You Vote For?

CORNWALL Ontario –  One of the largest groups of candidates I’ve seen since living in Cornwall are running for office in 2014 here in the River City. Running for mayor are CFN Editor Jamie Gilcig, Incumbent Mayor Bob Kilger, and former Councilor Leslie O’Shaughnessy.   29 are running for councilor. (incumbents in BOLD below) It […]

Should Council Kill Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Drinking Water? Decision Tonight – Sept 8, 2014

Should Council Kill Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Drinking Water?  Decision Tonight – Sept 8, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Council decides whether accept a report from management and decide on September 22, 2014 to foot the bill and add fluoride to our drinking water or not. With the new treatment plant upgrade costs could be steep while many in the public are demanding an end to the adding of these chemicals […]

Three More to Run for Council in Cornwall Dupelle Carr & Towndale Join Race Sept 5, 2014

Three More to Run for Council in Cornwall Dupelle  Carr & Towndale Join Race Sept 5, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –   Two familiar faces joined the race for council in Cornwall as incumbents Maurice Dupelle and Denis Carr signed up officially. They contrast as it was Dupelle’s first term on council and Carr is the longest serving elected official.  Where Dupelle was learning the ropes and actually stood up for some issues; […]

Cornwall Ontario’s 18th Candidate for Council – Heather Megill

Cornwall Ontario’s 18th Candidate for Council – Heather Megill

CORNWALL Ontario – Our city’s 18th candidate for Council is Heather Megill.   Ms Megill is a long time resident of Cornwall originally from Newfoundland. She previously ran for council in 1994 and 1997. We chatted on facebook while she’s visiting back in Pouch Cove, a very old fishing community. I asked her about being […]

TC Editor Lihou White Washes Fournier Report While Freeholder Lays Down by Jamie Gilcig

TC Editor Lihou White Washes Fournier Report While Freeholder Lays Down by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s been two days since Monday night’s council meeting in Cornwall where Stephen Fournier presented his report to council.   He really didn’t have to be there for the fifth time.   That’s unusual as Mr. Fournier is simply a closed meeting investigator. In this case it was for the illegal action […]

Conflicted WFC Member Pat Clarke to Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario – July 30, 2014

Conflicted WFC Member Pat Clarke to Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario – July 30, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – In a bewildering flip flop Cornwall Waterfront Committee member Patrick Clarke sent in his press release to announce his decision to run for council. Mr. Clarke (seated between Roy Perkins and Councilor Glen Grant) recently at the meeting where the WFC went in camera illegally as outlined in the Fournier Report also […]

CFN asks the Cornwall Council Candidates – Would you Rescind the Outrageous Council Pay Hike? POLL

CFN asks the Cornwall Council Candidates – Would you Rescind the Outrageous Council Pay Hike?  POLL

CORNWALL Ontario – Last week CFN sent a query to all those officially running for council regarding the voted upon pay hike for elected officials at the last Council meeting. The raise was severe and many residents have voted their outrage at having such increases including those union staff asked to show restraint and accept […]

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 2 by Jamie Gilcig

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 2 by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – In what turned out to be one of the longest presentations to council I’ve ever endured Cornwall City council voted to give itself an unprecedented raise Monday evening. The presentation was so long that the mayor and four councilors took potty breaks during the monstrous amount of info provided by the consultants. […]

Should Barstool Prophet Graham Greer Stick to Music or Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Should Barstool Prophet Graham Greer Stick to Music or Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – David Murphy, the  Cornwall City Councilor with the smooth voice and no substance has leaked at Lift Off that his bud, gifted musician Graham Greer, (The Wedgie King of Cornwall!)  is about to throw his guitar pick into the ring and take a run for council in the 2014 election. Mr. Greer, […]

Marc Pilote of Cornwall Ontario on Council Pay Increase – July 12, 2014 Letter to the Editor

Marc Pilote of Cornwall Ontario on Council Pay Increase – July 12, 2014  Letter to the Editor

I normally don’t comment much on municipal affairs but the issue of pay increases for city council that will come up Monday night bothers me no end and proves in my mind that those advocating it are in it for the money. I covered city council for about 30 years and of course pay hikes were always […]

Enough With Consultants – This Is the Way to Go to Decide Council Salary by Jamie Gilcig

Enough With Consultants – This Is the Way to Go to Decide Council Salary by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – What should we pay our mayor and council in Cornwall?  Clearly their salaries are low and some might say you get what you pay for. There are some, like Bernadette Clement, that spend mightily to get elected and clearly are using the role of Councilor as a stepping stone for either higher […]

What Will it Take to Get the City of Cornwall To Support Local Business by Jamie Gilcig

What Will it Take to Get the City of Cornwall To Support Local Business by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – One of the things that few people know about me is that I’m agoraphobic.  IE I have fear of crowds and in particular speaking in front of crowds. I know; it’s nuts;but there’s something magical about challenging our fears that amps me up. I used to joke about being a macho hypochondriac; […]