Maureen Adams & Mgt Take HUGE Raises While Freezing Employees in Cornwall 101317

Council Approves HUGE Wage Hikes for CAO and other management while playing Grinch with Union employees.

Maureen Adams & Mgt Take HUGE Raises While Freezing Employees in Cornwall 101317

Cornwall Ontario – With the public screaming about high taxes, outside lawyers vulturing businesses getting MPAC valuations down to the point of impacting city budgets, and talk of a 6% tax hike to help fill empty infrastructure reserves,  Council approved huge wage increases for senior management including CAO Maureen Adams. Most of Cornwall’s Senior Management […]

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive! Please Donate TODAY

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive!   Please Donate TODAY

Like all media today CFN faces revenue challenges.   We face more of them because of the City Hall led conspiratorial boycott of this newspaper.   It’s something that actually has damaged the economy of the entire community.  There is at this point no business reason to not advertise here as we publish our real […]

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% […]

Cornwall Ducks Another Human Rights Case – Pastor Tom Allowed in Lamoureux Park 071917

Cornwall Ducks Another Human Rights Case – Pastor Tom Allowed in Lamoureux Park 071917

Cornwall Ontario –  The City of Cornwall seems to have blinked and now will allow Pastor Tom Newton of the Calvary Baptist Church in Cornwall to use public spaces at Lamoureux Park while the Jehovah’s Witnesses have their confab this year. We broke the original story MAY 30th LINK Pastor Newton published a note in […]

Cornwall Bans Baptist Pastor After Jehovah Witness & Ribfest Complaints MAY 30, 2017

Cornwall Bans Baptist Pastor After Jehovah Witness & Ribfest Complaints  MAY 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Whether you agree with his beliefs or not you have to give Pastor Tom Newton of the Calvary Baptist Church in Cornwall an “A” for consistency. Pastor Tom is rarely without a picket sign and his guitar at events in the Cornwall area.  He has never been violent, and while some may […]

Bob Peters Clique Burning Through Cornwall Cash While Staff Get Wages Frozen? MAY 26, 2017

Bob Peters Clique Burning Through Cornwall Cash While Staff Get Wages Frozen?  MAY 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Can you imagine a magazine called “Cornwall Living” not really about living in Cornwall?   The vanity magazine is grossly subsidized by Bob Peters and the City via its Economic Development department. You can’t blame TC media who simply are trying to run a business, but when City Staffers are about to […]

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I live in a very strange community.  Ignorance and corruption are literally destroying our local economy.   Now two of the main three media are for sale, and the Standard Freeholder is rumored to be wobbly.  Corus Radio chopped its newsroom staff a few years ago as well. It’s getting harder to […]

Manon Levesque Finally Becomes Clerk of Cornwall Ontario – FEB 28, 2017

Manon Levesque Finally Becomes Clerk of Cornwall Ontario – FEB 28, 2017

City of Cornwall appoints Manon Levesque as City Clerk The City of Cornwall is pleased to announce that Manon Levesque has been appointed City Clerk effectively immediately. As City Clerk, Ms. Levesque will be responsible for overseeing staff and activities in the City Clerk’s Department. This includes providing support to City Council and City Council […]

Cornwall to Spend $10K+ to Fight Seniors Abba Noise Citation As Taxes Rise FEB 21, 2017

Cornwall to Spend $10K+ to Fight Seniors Abba Noise Citation As Taxes Rise FEB 21, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Is it any wonder why taxes are out of CONTROL in Cornwall Ontario as the City is set to face off in court against the Raymond’s over their disputing a noise citation for listening to bands like Abba and April Wine while playing cards. As per our earlier stories.   LINK The […]

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. […]

CFN Turns 8! What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

CFN Turns 8!   What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Eight is a mystical number.  It’s also a version of the infinity sign if you turn it sideways. The Cornwall Free News turned eight this week, on the 9th.    I decided to not have any fanfare or major celebration as the last time I did so, our 5th anniversary, I was […]

Christmas Cronyism in Cornwall as Councilor Hebert Lands Gig @ EOTB by Jamie Gilcig DEC 30, 2016

Christmas Cronyism in Cornwall as Councilor Hebert Lands Gig @ EOTB by Jamie Gilcig DEC 30, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Another cronyism hiring in Cornwall Ontario.  As in many smaller cities it’s really hard to get a reasonably good, non minimum wage job,  never mind an actual “Career”. In a perfect world of course people would be hired based on merit, especially when dealing with the public purse, but Cornwall takes cronyism, […]

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – One of the saddest thing about the clique politics of a small tiny town like  Cornwall Ontario is that the clique usually fails at what they do.  It’s sad. It’s sadder that people are allowed to be in positions to fail rather than be inclusive or remotely professional. A few months ago […]

More Delays to Brookdale Opening as Streetlights Delayed in Cornwall DEC 16, 2016

More Delays to Brookdale Opening as Streetlights Delayed in Cornwall   DEC 16, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – The City of Cornwall, Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. and L.W. Bray Construction Ltd. would like to advise the public that the reopening of Brookdale Avenue will be postponed due to delays in receiving street light poles from the manufacturer. The City, including the Cornwall Community Police Service, have concerns regarding motorist and […]

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction  DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – One of the things I’ve always said about Cornwall that’s great is that you can get anywhere in less than ten minutes. City Hall has found a way to ruin that; perhaps courting Montrealers to feel at home and move here by allowing construction jobs of major intersections to get bogged down. […]

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 […]

Cornwall Ontario Whistle Blower Nurse Diane Shay Folds Case Against Cornwall Ontario OCT 7, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Whistle Blower Nurse Diane Shay Folds Case Against Cornwall Ontario OCT 7, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – It would be interesting to have a review done of Judge Rick Leroy’s transcripts for the Diane Shay case as well as the conflict of interest case brought against Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and councilors Elaine Macdonald and Carilyne Hebert who sat on the board of a group asking council for cash for […]

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 […]

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