Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

Premier Doug Ford released the following statement today on the announcement of USMCA: “We want to make Ontario open for business. That’s why, from day one, we have offered our full support to our federal partner throughout the USMCA negotiation process to make sure a deal got done. We also need to create and protect […]

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

Toronto Ontario – Show of hands: how many of you expected the Ontario government to lose the constitutional challenge of its Bill 5, which aimed to reduce the size of Toronto’s city council? No one? Exactly. No one – no one who has been paying attention, at least – expected Doug Ford’s government to lose. Municipalities […]

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Cornwall Ontario – Shock and Awe as an Ontario Conservative government takes a page out of Quebec politics to chop up Toronto City Council. The only issue this writer has are the optics.  Surely there are other councils, like the one here in Cornwall which are not serving the public equitably. Many in the public […]

Ford Gov’t Focusing more on Math than Sex Ed in Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 082918

Ford Gov’t Focusing more on Math than Sex Ed in Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 082918

Cornwall Ontario – The Ford government just issued a release outlining the failings of our educational system which seemed to focus more on Sex Ed than Math.   It seems that many would have our education system replace parenthood (although in far too many circumstances you can’t blame them) than simply teach our kids the importance […]

Open Letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Regarding MinComs and Media in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 080318

Open Letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Regarding MinComs and Media in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 080318

Dear Doug, I sit here in my office of my struggling Independent media outlet.   An outlet that was fair and friendly with you during the election. Even though we’re the largest in our market with large audiences in other key Ontario markets we received zero advertising from your campaign or the PC party during the […]

Justin Trudeau’s Political Suicide is Not Pretty to Watch – by Jamie Gilcig 070718

Justin Trudeau’s Political Suicide is Not Pretty to Watch – by Jamie Gilcig 070718

Cornwall Ontario – Justin Trudeau has been an interesting politician.  Tailor made for the strange age we live in.  He’s visual more than substantial.   There have been no great ideas or National directions emanated from him during his entire political career unlike his father, whom whether you agreed or notas PM,  clearly was a leader […]

Ford Ontario Gov’t Ends Cooperation w Trudeau Over Illegal Immigrants by Jamie Gilcig 070518

Ford Ontario Gov’t Ends Cooperation w Trudeau Over Illegal Immigrants by Jamie Gilcig 070518

Cornwall Ontario –   And it’s on!   Premier Doug Ford essentially told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to jam his illegal immigration influx that is costing taxpayers millions of dollars per year and straining resources across the board in Ontario.   Trudeau visited the Premier in what appears to be the day after Ontario stopped cooperating when it […]

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Steve Clark Gets Cab Position – Jim McDonnell Doesn’t – Premier Doug Ford Names Cabinet 062918

Cornwall Ontario –  The Doug Ford led PC government has just released their cabinet appointments.   Left out was Sd&SG MPP Jim McDonnell who didn’t support Ford in the leadership contest. The new ministers are as follows: Peter Bethlenfalvy – President of the Treasury Board Raymond Cho – Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Steve Clark – […]

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Ford Ontario Government’s 1st Act to Challenge & Scrap Feds Cap & Trade 061518

Incoming government will use every power available to challenge federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on Ontario families, individuals and small businesses TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority […]

Petty Ignorant SD&SG NDP Candidate Marc Benoit Just Doesn’t Get it – by Jamie Gilcig 061018

Petty Ignorant SD&SG NDP Candidate Marc Benoit Just Doesn’t Get it – by Jamie Gilcig 061018

Cornwall Ontario –  My gosh there are a lot of little political turdettes that take runs at office!   People still don’t get it.  Being an elected official is serving the public – that includes people that you might not like or even like you.  It means that if you’re successful you have to represent everyone […]

John Baird Joins Ontario Premier Designate Ford Transition Team 060818

John Baird Joins Ontario Premier Designate Ford Transition Team 060818

Cornwall Ontario – Day one and the Ford team is busy establishing a transition team. As per their release below. Premier-Designate Doug Ford announces Transition Team Queen’s Park — Today, Premier-designate Doug Ford announced his team that will oversee the transition into government. “We have a team that has already hit the ground running as we […]

Conrad Black : Seeking Radical Change in Ontario the Choice is Clear 060718

Conrad Black :   Seeking Radical Change in Ontario the Choice is Clear 060718

Ontario’s long-awaited election day is finally almost upon us. There is a unanimous view that the Liberals are finally going to be thrown out, bag and baggage, after four catastrophic terms, when the province was mortgaged to hare-brained alarm about climatology and electricity-generating facilities were shut down and solar energy and other nostrums subsidized as […]

CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – In what has been a very odd election campaign it appears that Doug Ford has kept his cool and will become Ontario’s next Premier on June 7th. Between the political assassination of former PC leader Patrick Brown to the early concession of Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne, it’s been an election of change […]

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Digesting the Ontario Leadership Election Debate by Jamie Gilcig 053118

Cornwall Ontario – This has been a mystifying election.   Leadership issues with the PC’s, the demise of a Premier and her party, and Andrea Horwath digging her heels in and not doing the right thing, as Doug Ford did, and jettisoning candidates that clearly should not be in elected office.   And yes, Hitler memes qualify […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Parades & June is Seniors Month! 052718

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Parades & June is Seniors Month! 052718

Cornwall Ontario – June is Seniors Month. In Ontario we are marking our 34th Annual Seniors Month. Sophie Cadorette, Communications Agent of the Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie, has kindly provided us with information on the Cornwall Senior Fair 10th edition hosted by the Centre on June 7 from 9:00 to 2:30 pm. It […]

Is the Ford Campaign Running Out of Steam? By Jamie Gilcig 052518

Is the Ford Campaign Running Out of Steam?  By Jamie Gilcig 052518

Cornwall Ontario – Even short campaigns have their peaks and valleys.    After it became clear that Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberals were toast there’s been a huge shift, especially from the Labour Block, back to the NDP which has given Andrea Horwath and her NDP momentum. Lots of momentum. And in elections, especially […]

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Former SLC Students Vote Change and Talk Ontario Election Politics with Emily Hutcheon 052318

Toronto Ontario- Only a few more weeks until the election and people are buzzing about the Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath, and Kathleen Wynne battle. Who will win? Everyone is wondering. I asked a few of my former SLC comrades to share who they think or want to win.   Jay is a current resident of Brampton […]

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