River Kings & Art Gallery Closing Show Clear Lack of Community Support in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig AUG 21, 2016

River Kings & Art Gallery Closing Show Clear Lack of Community Support in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig AUG 21, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – There are a core group of people in Cornwall that like to wear their civic pride like a badge of honor or Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Finish near the last in Entrepreneurial studies, and you’ll hear complaints about how the study was done. Celebrate our pizza as though it’s the best […]

BREAKING Cornwall River Kings Owner Pulls Plug – Team Folds for 2016/17

BREAKING Cornwall River Kings Owner Pulls Plug – Team Folds for 2016/17

Cornwall Ontario –  Sad breaking news in a brief press release, the Cornwall River Kings of the LNAH have folded tent due to “LACK OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT”. Season ticket holders will have options to get a refund or hold their tickets in the event that the team can come back for 2017. The team had […]

Maureen Adams Not Answering How Much Failed Loblaws Centre Cost Cornwall AUG 8, 2016

Maureen Adams Not Answering How Much Failed Loblaws Centre Cost Cornwall  AUG 8, 2016

The City of Cornwall is about to write a cheque for over $2 Million dollars to buy back a large chunk of its Industrial Park as Loblaws is bailing on the 121 Acre parcel in the city’s industrial park. Was it a game of chicken with its Quebec Unions for concessions?  Part of the Shoppers […]

Cornwall Ontario Doesn’t Put Out Heat Warnings as Temps Rise ALERT July 12-14, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Doesn’t Put Out Heat Warnings as Temps Rise ALERT July 12-14, 2016

With temperatures hovering over 30c with humidex ratings cresting 40 the city of Cornwall has not published any heat alerts or set up cooling areas for the public at the Civic Complex or other areas.  Likewise, CFN has received no alerts from the EOHU to share with the public. In a community with a large […]

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

More cronyism in Cornwall Ontario as CFN has learned that former TC Media Seaway News editor Todd Lihou has been given a two year contract with Heart of the City, an arms length agency in Cornwall, funded with tax dollars,  which employs City Councilor Denis Carr as it’s manager/leader. We received irate phone calls from […]

Dirty Harbor Deal Official in Cornwall Ontario June 30, 2016

Dirty Harbor Deal Official in Cornwall Ontario   June 30, 2016

  Like a walk of shame, the city released news of its official signing of documents for the turn over of Harbor lands to the City and Akwesasne from Transport Canada Thursday afternoon. Many in Cornwall and Akwesasne are against the deal which was shrouded in secrecy and with no real public consultation in either […]

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

That Hugo Rodrigues is one funny cat.   When I issued a release stating my intention to run for mayor again in the next election, and would do all possible to rescind the bizarre Harbor Deal in Cornwall Ontario that would give the good people of Akwesasne a half interest in the project; the venerable […]

Did Cornwall Councilor Claude McIntosh Leak Finn Termination to The Seaway News? JUNE 16, 2016

Did Cornwall Councilor Claude McIntosh Leak Finn Termination to The Seaway News?  JUNE 16, 2016

Oh look, another BREAKING story about City Hall in the Seaway News?   The TC Media paper has a sitting City Councillor on the payroll in one Claude McIntosh. The long time former Standard Freeholder lawsuit attractor doesn’t write these stories, but there does seem to be a large volume of “scoops” coming from City […]

FRANK Breaks Former T Shirt Hating Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger Now a LOBBYIST

FRANK Breaks Former T Shirt Hating Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger Now a LOBBYIST

Former Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger has had a busy week in the media.  First the City releases the settlement with yours truly after he had me removed from a council meeting for not liking my t shirt and now Frank magazine has featured him after disclosing that Bob is now a Federal Lobbyist for Flagship […]

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams calls Kilger T Shirt Incident DISTRACTION as City Release Settlement info MAY 16, 2016

Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams calls Kilger T Shirt Incident DISTRACTION as City Release Settlement info MAY 16, 2016

Oddly enough today the City of Cornwall issued a press release.  Kevin Lajoie, Public Information Officer, once again neglected to include CFN in the release and I only found out about it after a reporter contacted me for comment. What our new CAO calls a distraction was a clear violation of Human Rights and Freedom […]

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Gets Free Art for Office While Public Gallery Set to Close After Funding Cut to Zero MAY 11, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Gets Free Art for Office While Public Gallery Set to Close After Funding Cut to Zero MAY 11, 2016

Cornwall Ontario as a community has historically poorly supported the arts.  With an influx of seniors from communities that do support the arts it makes sense for some of those sports dollars to shift. Sadly, that isn’t the case.  The city’s 36 year old public art gallery, TAG Cornwall, is to close this year after […]

Bernadette Clement Play for the Senate or Judgeship? March 19, 2016 LTE

Bernadette Clement  Play for the Senate or Judgeship?  March 19, 2016  LTE

Dear Editor,   Ever step into the kind of muck that takes hold of your foot — twist and turn, and you’re more stuck, and deeper in? And when you get loose, you’re minus a shoe, or there’s a clod of mud that won’t come off without a mess on your hands.   Stepping in […]

Who is Rob Frost or RB Frost? Brock Fraud Spins Name & Switches Real Estate Firms In Ottawa MARCH 14, 2016

Who is Rob Frost or RB Frost?  Brock Fraud Spins Name & Switches Real Estate Firms In Ottawa MARCH 14, 2016

Disgraced, now former City Councilor, Robert Brock Frost, has switched Ottawa Real Estate Firms and is now billing himself as RB Frost or Rob Frost. The big question is why the name flipping?  Frost recently pled guilty to fraud over the forged security for his purchase of the Cornwall River Kings of the LNAH.  He […]

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

A news item appeared on Feb 19 that Cornwall City Councillor Andre Rivette wants fluoride reintroduced into Cornwall municipal water, citing comments from the medical officer of health that fluoride-free Calgary recorded an increase in childhood dental cavities. The news media reported that University of Calgary recently conducted a study on childhood dental cavities in […]

Corruption, Intimidation & Lying Will be Why I Recommend Closing TAG Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig FEB 13, 2016

Corruption, Intimidation & Lying Will be Why I Recommend Closing TAG Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig FEB 13, 2016

A lot of good people have been hurt this year trying to save the City of Cornwall’s public art gallery.   From years of historic corruption, poor governance, and a lack of support in a community that is very very weak artistically the final insults to decency were delivered this week. It’s entrenched why this […]