Ontario Power Generation Cops a Guilty Plea Fined $75K + 25% Victim Surcharge Darlington Nuclear Station – January 27, 2014

Ontario Power Generation Cops a Guilty Plea Fined $75K + 25% Victim Surcharge Darlington Nuclear Station – January 27, 2014

CFN –  OPG gets nailed, but somehow we will end up paying the bill anyway, no? Ontario Power Generation has pleaded guilty to failing to follow notification procedures required under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined $75,000. Between August 20 and August 31, 2011, three workers were assigned the task of dismantling shielding […]

Arbitration Win for Red Cross PSW After Christmas Strike in Ontario – Jan 10, 2014 SEIU

Arbitration Win for Red Cross PSW After Christmas Strike in Ontario – Jan 10, 2014  SEIU

CFN – A neutral arbitrator issued a new contract for our PSWs working out of Red Cross. It is an improvement over the previous tentative agreement and proves that when we stand together, we can put pressure on employers and government for change” said Sharleen Stewart, President of SEIU Healthcare, the union representing the 4,500 […]

Newmarket Councilor Maddie Di Muccio LIVE on Seaway Radio – 10 AM Tuesday January 7, 2014

Newmarket Councilor Maddie Di Muccio LIVE on Seaway Radio – 10 AM Tuesday January 7, 2014

Cornwall Ontario – At 10:AM Seawayradio.com is back online and our special guest will be New Market Councilor and columnist Maddie Di Muccio. We will be talking about accountability and transparency in Municipal Politics in Ontario as well as how some of these issues  are dealt with across the Province. Open Mike after.   If […]

Provincial Elections Lead to Federal Chess Game by Maddie Di Muccio – Jan 5, 2014

Provincial Elections Lead to Federal Chess Game by Maddie Di Muccio – Jan 5, 2014

CFN – Two provincial elections expected in the spring could have huge repercussions for the federal Conservatives. Just as Ground Hog Day is a sign that spring is coming, photos of Premier Kathleen Wynne showing up at the doors of Toronto homeowners with baskets of food indicates Ontarians will soon be heading to the polls. […]

Kathleen Wynne Plays Politics as Toronto Suffers From Worst Ice Storm of Century – Over 300,000 Without Hydro #icestorm2013

Kathleen Wynne Plays Politics as Toronto Suffers From Worst Ice Storm of Century – Over 300,000 Without Hydro #icestorm2013

(photo courtesy of Sook Yin Lee Facebook) CFN –  With over 250,000 Torontonians still without power in what’s been the biggest storm of the Century in Ontario, and conditions not seen since the huge Ice Storm of 1998 is Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne playing party politics? With some of the highest Hydro rates on the […]

2014 Municipal Election Time for Ontario – Critical Decisions to Make Come October to Bring Back Accountability by Maddie Du Muccio Dec 23, 2013

2014 Municipal Election Time for Ontario – Critical Decisions to Make Come October to Bring Back Accountability by Maddie Du Muccio Dec 23, 2013

CFN – As we close in on 2014, we head into a municipal election year.   For towns and cities across Ontario, there’s a lot at stake.   For taxpayers, it’s the frustration of seeing tax increases year after year imposed by seemingly unaccountable politicians. For politicians, it’s the classic battle between the tax-and-spend left and the […]

Maddie Di Muccio On Why It’s Time for an Election in Ontario December 8, 2013

Maddie Di Muccio On Why It’s Time for an Election in Ontario December 8, 2013

CFN – Ever since she was sworn in as Ontario premier in February, pundits have been predicting when Kathleen Wynne will seek a mandate from the electorate. Most are now pointing to a spring election. The truth is all three party leaders need an election sooner rather than later — but for different reasons. Riding […]

Pastor Tom Newton of Cornwall Ontario On Wynne Government Hydro Rates LTE Dec 4, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Hydro bill extortion.

Pastor Tom Newton of Cornwall Ontario On Wynne Government Hydro Rates LTE Dec 4, 2013

  “Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people” (Proverbs 14:34). “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn”(Proverbs 29:2). What do such words of wisdom from God’s Word have to do with the electric bill? Cornwall is fortunate that her […]

9 Lives of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or May You Get What You Wish For by Jamie Gilcig

9 Lives of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or May You Get What You Wish For by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – The biggest farce of the Rob Ford reality show that the world has been enjoying this past week, month, term, has been the media frenzy. . There are always agendas.   It’s not that Mr. Ford is some innocent.  It’s not that he’s misunderstood.  It’s the bizarre hypocrisy of my media confreres and […]

Ontario Preme Kathleen Wynne Releases Statement on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford – Partisan Politics? POLL

Ontario Preme Kathleen Wynne Releases Statement on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford – Partisan Politics?  POLL

CFN – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has waded into the Rob Ford situation again.   This time she’s released a new statement.   “As I have said from day one, we have been watching this situation closely and listening carefully. Events obviously continue to move quickly. The things we are seeing and hearing about Mayor […]

75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht & Remembrance Day 2013 Marred by Swastika Ignorance in Cornwall Ontario by UCDSB & Premier Wynne by Jamie Gilcig

75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht & Remembrance Day 2013 Marred by Swastika Ignorance in Cornwall Ontario by UCDSB & Premier Wynne by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Remembrance Day has a lot of meaning for millions around the world.   2013 marks the 75th Anniversary of  The Night of Broken Glass or Kristallnacht as it’s known. At least 91 Jews were killed in the attacks, and 30,000 were arrested and incarcerated in concentration camps. Jewish homes, hospitals, and schools were ransacked, as […]

Will Denis Sabourin Run Against Bob Kilger for Mayor Now That’s He’s Moved to Cornwall Ontario? NOV 8, 2013

Will Denis Sabourin Run Against Bob Kilger for Mayor  Now That’s He’s Moved to Cornwall Ontario?  NOV 8, 2013

Cornwall Ontario – Since Denis Sabourin moved into Cornwall Ontario from Monkland there are many wondering if he’ll be taking the plunge back into the political spectrum? While some are asking if he’d run again for MP (he fared better than Bernadette Clement did, and without a two year lead in) and some mentioning him […]

Stop Honey Bee Carnage Say Eight Out Of Ten Ontarians to Premier Kathleen Wynne

Respondents agree that bees are crucial to Ontario's agriculture sector

Stop Honey Bee Carnage Say Eight Out Of Ten Ontarians to Premier Kathleen Wynne

CFN – A new public opinion poll released today finds that more than eight out of every ten people in Ontario support a ban on pesticides linked by scientists to bee deaths. Friends of the Earth Canada (FOE) commissioned the poll to discover whether or not Ontarians were concerned about Neonicotinoids (neonics) and their effect […]

Bob Kilger Rob Ford Stephen Harper – When do the lies stop & accountability start? by Jamie Gilcig November 1, 2013

Bob Kilger Rob Ford Stephen Harper – When do the lies stop & accountability start? by Jamie Gilcig  November 1, 2013

CFN – The problem with liars is that eventually they all get caught, but why lie?  Is it really the better tactic? It must be or why would so many politicians live and die by lying?    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been caught lying one way or the other about Nigel Wright.  Either he […]

MPP Jim McDonell On Lack of Employment for Youth Under Wynne & McGuinty Government’s – HD VIDEO

MPP Jim McDonell On Lack of Employment for Youth Under Wynne & McGuinty Government’s – HD VIDEO

CFN – Jim McDonell, Progressive Conservative MPP for SD&SG must be starting to feel like a campaign is coming up as he’s becoming more outspoken on several issues. Last week he issued a release on Youth Employment or lack thereof in Ontario and I sat down with him for a one on one interview. Mr. […]

Is Bernie Boo Boo Going to Run Again for the Liberals in the next Federal Election? Bernadette Clement

Is Bernie Boo Boo Going to Run Again for the Liberals in the next Federal Election?  Bernadette Clement

Cornwall Ontario – This has been a rough political period for legal beagle Bernadette Clement.    The city councilor in Cornwall Ontario failed in her run to upset MP Guy Lauzon in the last Federal election actually finishing worse than previous Liberal candidate  Denis Sabourin inspite of having a two year lead in! Maybe the […]

Why is the Province of Ontario & Area Agencies Boycotting CFN via Ad & Notice Placements?

Why is the Province of Ontario & Area Agencies Boycotting CFN via Ad & Notice Placements?

CFN – One of the biggest obstacles in growing our humble independent media outlet is the bizarre boycott of CFN by government agencies. While some could argue that the City of Cornwall has some sort of reason (they don’t really and were disrespecting CFN before the War started) what reason does the Province of Ontario? […]

Why the Progressive Conservatives Will Give Tim Hudak One More Election in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Why the Progressive Conservatives Will Give Tim Hudak One More Election in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Time will not be likely kind to the Tim Hudak era of the Progressive Conservative party.  In spite of a scandal plagued McGuinty and now Wynne led Liberal government in Ontario Mr. Hudak has failed to deliver. While many in his own ranks are calling for a leadership review, which he has rejected, […]