Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Missing Boat on Harbor Debate in Cornwall Ontario OP ED by Jamie Gilcig

That Hugo Rodrigues is one funny cat.   When I issued a release stating my intention to run for mayor again in the next election, and would do all possible to rescind the bizarre Harbor Deal in Cornwall Ontario that would give the good people of Akwesasne a half interest in the project; the venerable […]

Why Does Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Hack at TAG Cornwall – by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 16, 2016

Why Does Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Hack at TAG Cornwall –  by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 16, 2016

The lady doth protest too much, methinks For a man that to my knowledge has never set foot in Cornwall’s public Art Gallery, Standard Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues sure likes to write about it. He writes about the gallery far more than say…..the shady Harbor Front deal, or how Big Ben is leeching poison into […]

What’s Biting Hugo’s Bum & The Return of Denis Carr to Council by Jamie Gilcig NOV 11, 2015

What’s Biting Hugo’s Bum & The Return of Denis Carr to Council by Jamie Gilcig NOV 11, 2015

You ever see someone and you know that either they aren’t sleeping, are about to lose their job, or simply aren’t getting enough TLC? Hugo Rodrigues, editor of the Standard Freeholder, has been on the warpath of late.   We here call it “Gilcig very very lite.” The biggest difference is that I tend to […]

Standard Freeholder VS Mayor Jim Bancroft? How High Will Taxes Rise in South Stormont in 2015? by Jamie Gilcig

Standard Freeholder VS Mayor Jim Bancroft?  How High Will Taxes Rise in South Stormont in 2015? by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – A simple first paragraph of  a news story has set off a fire storm of controversy between South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft and his council and the Standard Freeholder. “A need to set aside money for reserves to help pay for future projects is driving a 12.2% increase in the amount of […]

Robert Brock Frost Honoured With Most Committee Seats in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JAN 13, 2015

Robert Brock Frost Honoured With Most Committee Seats in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JAN 13, 2015

People’s Republic of Cornwall Ontario – Monday night the Great Council of the People’s Republic of Cornwall Ontario decreed that honorable Councilor Brock Fraud Frost most honoured status as he was placed on seven Committees, most of this most honorable council. Mr. Frost, known for deceiving bad capitalist pig hockey fans into getting him elected […]

Glen Grant Writes LTE in Freeholder Asking Editor for Apology While He Himself Refuses After Being Found Guilty by Fournier – NOV 28, 2014

Glen Grant Writes LTE in Freeholder Asking Editor for Apology While He Himself Refuses After Being Found Guilty by Fournier – NOV 28, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario -About to be former councilor Glen Grant either has to have the biggest cojones on the planet or have some early dementia kicking in as he took his typical Glen Grant offense to someone; in the case Editor of the Standard Freeholder, Hugo Rodrigues. Hugo published Grant’s letter. Re: “Who advises vs. who […]

Is the Freeholder Getting a Bump up In Ads from City Hall? Hugo Rodrigues Limp Closed Door Meeting OP ED

Is the Freeholder Getting a Bump up In Ads from City Hall?  Hugo Rodrigues Limp Closed Door Meeting OP ED

CORNWALL Ontario –  It’s been interesting since Hugo Rodrigues was brought into Cornwall to lead the Freeholder.  It really has.  He’s no dummy, but his Machiavellian gobbleyspin might fool some; but not those that have followed politics. Hugo still has yet to ask the Kilger council the money question regarding the Chem Tanks. Now he’s […]

Cornwall Mayoral Debate focusing on health and wellness to be held in Cornwall on October 9th from 6-8pm

Cornwall Mayoral Debate focusing on health and wellness to be held in Cornwall on October 9th from 6-8pm

CFN –  The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area’s and the Seaway Valley Community Health Centre are excited to announce a mayoral candidates debate on the topic of Health and Wellness in Cornwall on the evening of October 9th , 2014 from 6-8pm at Seaway Valley Community Health Centre at 353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, […]

CFN & SSN Issue ALS Ad Challenge to TC Media (SEAWAY NEWS) & Sun Media (Standard Freeholder) Aug 26, 2014

CFN & SSN Issue ALS Ad Challenge to TC Media (SEAWAY NEWS) & Sun Media (Standard Freeholder) Aug 26, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  I hate fake.  I hate fake flowers. I hate fake stuff.  Mostly I really am not a fan of fake people and fake spin; especially when it’s petty. Yesterday some very silly persons appearing to lack personal integrity tried to showboat with an ALS Ice Bucket challenge. It was petty and frankly […]

Local Media Cheapen ALS Challenge in Cornwall Ontario by Playing Petty Politics – Aug 25, 2014

Local Media Cheapen ALS Challenge in Cornwall Ontario by Playing Petty Politics – Aug 25, 2014

(photo:facebook) CORNWALL Ontario – Imagine using ALS as a cause to play petty small town politics?   That’s exactly what some media outlets did in Cornwall Ontario today. Many across social media are using the ALS challenge for the right reasons of raising awareness; but many are also using it to self promote. We at […]

Hugo Hugo Hugo – Freeholder Editor & CAJ Director Kvetches About Corus Cornwall News Room Shut Down by Jamie Gilcig

Hugo Hugo Hugo – Freeholder Editor & CAJ Director Kvetches About Corus Cornwall News Room Shut Down by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario –  For a new comer Hugo Rodrigues, editor of the Standard Freeholder and poobah at the Canadian Association of Journalists is upset.  He’s mad.  He’s talking radio licenses.   He’s not happy that Corus radio shut down their newsroom in Cornwall terminating three jobs. I agree with him.  Local news is suffering in […]

Op Ed to Hugo Rodrigues Move on, South Stormont Commentary in the Standard Freeholder – June 21, 2014

Op Ed to Hugo Rodrigues Move on, South Stormont Commentary in the Standard Freeholder – June 21, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Standard Freeholder editor Hugo Rodrigues is a bright man.  In addition to being the editor of Cornwall’s oldest newspaper he is also the Director of the Canadian Association of Journalists which many would consider means that he performs to higher standards than say…..Todd Lihou of the Seaway News? His latest opus is […]

Should Mayor Kilger & Councilor Grant Resign Over Mayhem at Waterfront Committee Meeting in Cornwall Ontario

Should Mayor Kilger & Councilor Grant Resign Over Mayhem at Waterfront Committee Meeting in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – Mayor Bob Kilger of Cornwall Ontario did it again.   Rumors are that the local Corus Radio station and he are not on speaking terms because of a staffer that let him have it on his last day.  ERIC SPENCE STORY Bobby holds grudges.  He loves to spend city dollars on his […]

Why would Hugo Rodrigues of the Freeholder & CAJ Publish A Political Smear LTE by Jamie Gilcig

Why would Hugo Rodrigues of the Freeholder & CAJ Publish A Political Smear LTE by Jamie Gilcig

(Photo:Facebook) CORNWALL Ontario – Hugo Rodrigues is new to Cornwall; but he certainly isn’t new to journalism.  Besides now being the Editor in Chief of the oldest newspaper in Cornwall Mr. Rodrigues is the National President at the CAJ Canadian Association of Journalists. You would think that he, more than your average journo, would care more […]

Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues Weighs into Chem Tank Debate – Refuses to Ask the Question

Freeholder Editor  Hugo Rodrigues Weighs into Chem Tank Debate – Refuses to Ask the Question

CORNWALL Ontario – The Free Holder has a new Editor; one Hugo Rodrigues.   He recently wrote about the Chem Tanks.    It’s always interesting reading another perspective; but any perspective has to be clearly based on the facts. Has Mr. Rodrigues, as the Editor of the TC Media owned Seaway News Todd Lihou been giving Mayor […]