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 […]

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 […]

Excessive Noise Citation for Listening to Abba in Cornwall Ontario AUG 3, 2016

Excessive Noise Citation for Listening to Abba in Cornwall Ontario AUG 3, 2016

Doug & Rachelle Raymond live in a lovely avenue in Cornwall Ontario.   Doug, a retired accountant, has a card game with some of the family friends on Friday nights. Raymond home on the right The group of Seniors generally don’t play past 10PM and listen to such raunchy artists and bands as…Chicago, Tom Petty, […]

City Hall in Cornwall Needs to Smarten Up, Not Get into PR Game by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 10, 2015

City Hall in Cornwall Needs to Smarten Up, Not Get into PR Game by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 10, 2015

It’s always interesting to see spin emanate from City Hall.   It’s rarely graceful.   Bob Peters and Kevin Lajoie have teamed to essentially “Brand” Cornwall.   It’s been an odd failure of an exercise and some of my fellow journalists have questioned why the City is essentially trying to do our jobs? It’s the […]

Cornwall Ontario Prefers Pork Over Pop As Lift Off Crashes for 2015 by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Prefers Pork Over Pop As Lift Off Crashes for 2015 by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – The City of Cornwall’s signature event has been grounded for 2015.  There will be no 21st Lift Off this year. Consistent to their unprofessional nature Lift Off organizers sent out a press invite and didn’t show up giving selected media snippets of info. The Standard Freeholder got a hold of Terry Muir, […]

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – In a recent Freeholder story Economic Development officer Bob Peters goes on about our amazing “growth” in Cornwall; but are we really growing economically?    The city cites new distribution centre jobs, but doesn’t count the loss of our call centres; nor does it focus on recent job losses at Union shops […]

Economic Development Focus of Presentation at South Stormont Chamber of Commerce – Nov 21, 2013

Economic Development Focus of Presentation at South Stormont Chamber of Commerce – Nov 21, 2013

CFN – It’s exciting watching the South Stormont Chamber of Commerce reinvigorate itself.  Membership is up almost 400% in less than two months and Wednesday night they had two speakers in to talk about some of the opportunities for funding for small and large business in the area. Hilton Cryderman of Economic Development in South […]