11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig- Circus Over Freeholder Story on MacDonald Lauzon Resignation Suggeston

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig- Circus Over Freeholder Story on MacDonald Lauzon Resignation Suggeston

CFN – The circus that has become the Chem Tanks plunked on our waterfront by Trillium Distribution Cornwall Inc. has taken a bizarre turn. Mark A MacDonald who is running for council suggested that Council demand that Guy Lauzon resign. It makes for great filler on a slow news day; but is quite bewildering? What’s more […]

Lihou Report on CFN – Our Numbers for March 2014 58,764 Unique Visitors 3,083,524 Page Views!

Lihou Report on CFN – Our Numbers for March 2014  58,764 Unique Visitors 3,083,524 Page Views!

CFN –   There’s a group on facebook that boycotts Sun News.   So it wasn’t so surprising to see CFN have a tiny boycott group of our own.   They even posted a list of our sponsors and contacted a bunch.    While that’s not good for business or the community it hasn’t dampered […]

Do We Really Care About Healthcare in Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig – April 1, 2014

Do We Really Care About Healthcare in Ontario?   by Jamie Gilcig – April 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – There’s a picture of Elaine MacDonald leading a march down Pitt Street over the health accord in today’s Freeholder. Ms MacDonald must have liked our march over the Chem tanks last month as she’s imitated it; but there are a couple of very scary issues at play. First off Healthcare is one […]

11th Councilor – Is it time for a Puppy Mill Bylaw in Cornwall Ontario? I say yes! by Jamie Gilcig

11th Councilor – Is it time for a Puppy Mill Bylaw in Cornwall Ontario?  I say yes!  by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario –  In this edition of the 11th Councilor I’m going to talk about Dogs.  Not our city going to the dogs, but about a new by law that might be time here in our fair city, and that is to not allow the sale of dogs except by registered local breeders or from […]

Wednesday February 26th is Wear a Pink Shirt Day – Some thoughts on Bullying by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Wednesday February 26th is wear a Pink Shirt Day to celebrate Anti-Bullying. Bullying in our Politically Correct world is a scary thing.  It’s about conforming and what happens to those that don’t.  It’s what happens when an honest person confronts a group or person that is lying or abusing  whether they be […]

Gilcig Election Blog – Feb 22, 2014 Awesome Support & the Angry Mob

Gilcig Election Blog – Feb 22, 2014  Awesome Support & the Angry Mob

CORNWALL Ontario – Well folks it’s been an interesting start since I announced that I’m running for mayor of our fair City of Cornwall Ontario.   While I’m amazed at the positive support from emails and offers of help to having someone run up to me last night while picking up some cat food at […]

Dear Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger – I Challenge You to a Debate on the Future of Cornwall Gilcig vs Kilger Round 1?

Dear Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger – I Challenge You to a Debate on the Future of Cornwall  Gilcig vs Kilger Round 1?

CORNWALL Ontario – I emailed Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger who in spite of telling people that he will be running for Mayor again in the Fall has yet to file his papers as he’s busy selling out our Waterfront for Chemical tanks. It was a simple note I sent to our Mayor.    I […]

Jamie Gilcig for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario & I announce that My CFN Shares Go to Market Feb 21,2014

Jamie Gilcig for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario & I announce that My CFN Shares Go to Market Feb 21,2014

CORNWALL Ontario – One of the reasons I didn’t run for office last term is that CFN was still in its infancy and frankly the other media have been less than civil.   Note in question is that the two that covered my announcement yesterday both went yellow bringing up the political smear of last […]

11th Councilor – A Wake Outside of the Chem Tanks in Cornwall Ontario – Press Conference at City Hall 2 PM Thursday Feb 20, 2014

11th Councilor – A Wake Outside of the Chem Tanks in Cornwall Ontario – Press Conference at City Hall 2 PM Thursday Feb 20, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Humility can be a great lesson.   What we are learning today as Transport Canada and the Federal government allowed Trillium Distribution Cornwall Inc. to pour concrete and finish their Chemical tanks on our waterfront is that when you don’t work together you lose. In this case our community loses.   It’s […]

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – The Chemical Tanks on the Kaneb Oil Tank Site Issue Feb 18, 2014

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – The Chemical Tanks on the Kaneb Oil Tank Site Issue Feb 18, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The Chemical tanks on the former Kaneb Oil tank site issue is  heating up  again.   Some of the questions I get in conversation is what I would have done if I had been mayor or on council in regards to the tanks as much of the issue is in the hands […]

Statement from Jamie Gilcig Editor of The Cornwall Free News (CFN) Regarding Criminal Charges Laid February 10, 2014

Statement from Jamie Gilcig Editor of The Cornwall Free News (CFN) Regarding Criminal Charges Laid February 10, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – I not a big fans of muzzles.    My legal counsel of course has me muzzled right now.    Today by now many of you have read the extremely zealous recounting in other media and the Police blotter regarding a charge laid against myself yesterday here in Cornwall. I can’t tell you […]

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne – One Year Later by Jamie Gilcig February 11, 2014

Higher Fuel & Energy Costs Hurting Economy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne – One Year Later by Jamie Gilcig February 11, 2014

CFN– One of the problems with politics is that you have to filter the message and sometimes legitimate criticism is muted because of the adversarial nature of the Partisan political system. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne just celebrated one year of office.   Ms Wynne clearly was the Liberal Party making a statement when former Premier […]

CFN Turns 5 Today! FREE Event at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario at 2:30 PM CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Limited tickets left at the Door!

CFN Turns 5 Today!   FREE Event at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario at 2:30 PM CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s time! Happy Birthday to CFN!   We turned FIVE this morning.    It’s hard to believe and time sure has flown by fast! In five years we have published 7,639 pieces, moderated over 43,000 comments, loaded over 15,000 photos and have over 1500 videos in our library! To give you an idea of our […]

MLB Writer Peter Gammons Labels NHL Minor Sport after Vancouver Calgary Brawl by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  Calgary and Vancouver played Saturday night. The Canucks wangled a 3-2 win; but it was the opening 5 on 5 brawl that has the world of Social Media buzzing today. Calgary started their Brian Burke kind of guys. Vancouver coach, John Tortarella, never one to be mistaken for Mother Teresa, kicked it into […]

Strange Thoughts About the History & Future of CFN After the Cold Meds Wore Off by Jamie Gilcig

Or Happy Wife Happy Life!

Strange Thoughts About the History & Future of CFN After the Cold Meds Wore Off by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – It’s been an odd week.   Cold meds, Cornwall, a ton of introspection and thoughts about life during my 49th year.   A day when every single insecurity and neurosis I have exploded. It also included being so very grateful for my friends and family.  My critters, the incredibly large amount of […]

Sitting Naked in a Tent Hooked to a Rice Cooker Can be Deep by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – So I was sitting naked inside of my steam tent wondering, nay, pondering life.   It didn’t really work; the tiny chair was out of the question; the stool I had was too tall; I just sat in the tent waiting for the heating unit to pump glorious steam into my little cocoon, […]