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 […]

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Elaine MacDonald Suggests People Move to Counties During Budget Delibs FEB 3, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Elaine MacDonald Suggests People Move to Counties During Budget Delibs FEB 3, 2016

As odd as politics can be at City Hall, Elaine MacDonald has hit a new low water mark. As reported in other media she stated the following as the budget process kicks off.  “everything is going up, and people should accept the fact that taxes will be going up.   If people want to live lean, […]

Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN JAN 21, 2016

Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN  JAN 21, 2016

10,000,000 is a very very large number.   Can you imagine the impact on Cornwall and area businesses if they had those impressions instead of through google ads? CFN had an early policy of not having digital ads as we wanted to focus on local, but due to a most likely illegal boycott led by […]

Code of Conduct for Cornwall Ontario City Council an Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig MAY 12, 2015

Code of Conduct for Cornwall Ontario City Council an Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig MAY 12, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –  Last night was odd and funny.  Cornwall City Council debated a new committee to hash out a Code of Conduct. There is the municipal act, the Council and CAO covenant (a joke document that the Mayor said isn’t even implemented) , and just plain common sense, but this council wants a new […]

Brock Frost Doesn’t Run Away From Candidates Event in Cornwall Ontario OCT 22, 2014

Brock Frost Doesn’t Run Away From Candidates Event in Cornwall Ontario OCT 22, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Hope Peta doesn’t get upset.   I released the Shark and no blood was drawn.    The event at St. Lawrence College was an utter farce today. After an attempt by the Labour Council to hustle their chosen few to talk to kids all candidates were welcomed.   The protest may have […]

Did the City of Cornwall Fire Civic Complex Security Staff for Joining CUPE by Jamie Gilcig – Aug 29, 2014

Did the City of Cornwall Fire Civic Complex Security Staff for Joining CUPE by Jamie Gilcig – Aug 29, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – CUPE has filed a grievance on behalf of security workers that were terminated Friday August 22, 2014. Mary Unan, speaking from Toronto, shared that the process is underway with a hearing scheduled in October that will hopefully reinstate them. For the 6-8 workers who lost their jobs that could be a long […]

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. […]

SD&G Liberal Candidate Patronage Prince John Earle Falls to 3rd in 308.com Polling for Upcoming Ontario Election by Jamie Gilcig

SD&G Liberal Candidate Patronage Prince John Earle Falls to 3rd in 308.com Polling for Upcoming Ontario Election by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – According to threehundredeight.com  Liberal John Earle has fallen behind the NDP into third place.   The website run by Eric Grenier uses formulas that combine popular poll results. It shows that not only is current MPP Jim McDonell a shoe in to return to his seat; but that Liberal Grant Crack in […]

Clearing Up Some Lies & Mistruths in Cornwall Ontario Regarding CFN & Myself by Jamie Gilcig – March 28, 2014

Clearing Up Some Lies & Mistruths in Cornwall Ontario Regarding CFN & Myself by Jamie Gilcig – March 28, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – There’s a lot of misinformation about myself and CFN out in the community and I thought I’d take this opportunity to clear some of it up. When I first moved here my first job was with our local Habitat for Humanity outlet as their marketing manager.  It was a total blast and […]

Your 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – Outside Agency Funding – Let’s Stop the Bleeding

Your 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – Outside Agency Funding – Let’s Stop the Bleeding

CORNWALL Ontario –  Thank you for the response to our 11th Councilor column.   It’s been impressive and your feedback has been helpful and amazing. The biggest issue since we started was the  waste spending on outside agencies here in Cornwall. It’s that time of the year when outside agencies come hat in hand asking […]

City Council Round Up In Cornwall Ontario for Monday January 27, 2014 by E. V. Hutcheon

City Council Round Up In Cornwall Ontario for Monday January 27, 2014 by  E. V. Hutcheon

    Cornwall Ontario – On Monday evening  Cornwall’s City Councilors met to go over and discuss current issues happening. It was a small meeting this week, with Councilor Carr M.I.A, only three reporters and four people sitting in on the meeting. The mayor as always, joined us in fine fashion as he sat down […]

The 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – New Conflict of Interest By Law for Cornwall Ontario? Jan 27, 2014

The 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – New Conflict of Interest By Law for Cornwall Ontario?   Jan 27, 2014

Cornwall Ontario – I get asked a lot about local politics.   Young people, old, heck sometimes by politicians themselves.      There is a lot of material in Cornwall which can be good and bad.    With elected officials and some management playing games with the releasing of info I thought it’d be time […]

Alyssa Blais to Run for Cornwall Ontario City Council – Some of the Many Reasons Why Not to Vote for her by Jamie Gilcig

Alyssa Blais to Run for Cornwall Ontario City Council – Some of the Many Reasons Why Not to Vote for her by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – It looks like Alyssa Blais is running for City Council in Cornwall Ontario.    I say it looks like as Ms Blais has not issued a release nor is she listed yet on the City’s election page.  LINK   Normally when someone runs for public office they send out a press release […]

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 […]

Did Bob Kilger Lie to Cornwall? Mentions Construction on NOV 21 at Waterfront Development City Meeting

Did Mayor Kilger Sell Out Cornwall? Residents Outraged at Chemical Tank Construction on Federal Waterfront Lands

Cornwall Ontario – Hmm…how to gentrify a former industrial city with a stunningly beautiful waterfront…. a) build luxury condos?  b)  build lovely green spaces for the community to enjoy?  c) lease out lands to a firm that will plunk a chemical tank or two after the property had been cleaned up at taxpayer expense to […]

Weird Freeholder Agape Story Goes Boom As Council Rejects Funding After All by Jamie Gilcig

Weird Freeholder Agape Story Goes Boom As Council Rejects Funding After All by Jamie Gilcig

  . Cornwall Ontario – You know it must be getting close to election time when Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger doesn’t back Councilor Elaine MacDonald who tried to back door funding for the Agape Centre which she is on the board of. It was Twilight Zone time for the while  which started earlier in […]

Agape Board Member Elaine MacDonald Mugs Taxpayers in Cornwall Ontario City to Cough Up $57K

Agape Board Member Elaine MacDonald Mugs Taxpayers in Cornwall Ontario City to Cough Up $57K

Cornwall Ontario – The Agape is about to get over $57,000 in loans and grants from the City of Cornwall in spite of a shortfall in this years revenue thanks to the Province playing Grinch with the city. The deal, smelling of Conflicted Councilor Elaine MacDonald who sits on the board of the Agape and […]