Cornwall Ontario Orlando Tribute An Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 18, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Orlando Tribute An Exercise in Hypocrisy by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 18, 2016

I wasn’t invited to the Orlando tribute here in Cornwall on Friday.   Nor was CFN sent a release or invite which is odd as we’re the only newspaper in this community that has not only truly been Gay positive, but actually has sponsored (that’s given actual free advertising for Corus radio types viewing) to […]

Did Cornwall Councilor Claude McIntosh Leak Finn Termination to The Seaway News? JUNE 16, 2016

Did Cornwall Councilor Claude McIntosh Leak Finn Termination to The Seaway News?  JUNE 16, 2016

Oh look, another BREAKING story about City Hall in the Seaway News?   The TC Media paper has a sitting City Councillor on the payroll in one Claude McIntosh. The long time former Standard Freeholder lawsuit attractor doesn’t write these stories, but there does seem to be a large volume of “scoops” coming from City […]

Conrad Black: University Decision to Remove John A. Macdonald Statue is Cowardly & Disgraceful MARCH 12, 2016

Conrad Black: University Decision to Remove John A. Macdonald Statue is Cowardly & Disgraceful MARCH 12, 2016

Canada is suffering from a prolonged pandemic of moral self-flagellation promoted by hemophiliac bleeding hearts and militant native agitators. The latest outburst of it is the recent decision of the governors of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., to withdraw from an arrangement to erect statues of all 22 of Canada’s former prime ministers on […]

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

The Culturel Canadien Cornwall Croquet Club has a lease with the city and it is located in Mattice Park, at 44 Edward St. The Club has a long history in Cornwall, they have been in existence since 1917. The Club has not been active for a few years and as a result, their building and […]

The Art Centre Elaine & Carilyne Want to Build on Lies in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig NOV 5, 2015

The Art Centre Elaine & Carilyne Want to Build on Lies in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig NOV 5, 2015

Yes, I know, I’ve got emails from many of you complaining that I haven’t been writing as much here on CFN these past months. The truth is since January of this year I’ve been spending 40-60 hours per week trying to save our 33 year old institution that is our public art gallery here in […]

City Code of Conduct Exercise a Total Toothless Tiger by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

City Code of Conduct Exercise a Total Toothless Tiger by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

So I just finished reading the document that Mayor O’Shaughnessy & CAO Norm Levac are trying to ram though a all too often gullible public.  Remember, this is the city that elected Brock Frost. The principle of a Code of Conduct is of course a wonderful thing other than the thought that if you have […]

Cornwall Councilor Brock Frost to Put My Waterfront Casino Idea on Council Docket by Jamie Gilcig JULY 7, 2015

Cornwall Councilor Brock Frost to Put My Waterfront Casino Idea on Council Docket by Jamie Gilcig JULY 7, 2015

Well he may be the most embattled councilor in the city.  He may be under legal messes from his Nicaraguan Real Estate dealings with Al Hatset and his River Kings fiasco, not to mention sending out a press release saying that yours truly made sexual advances at him at a sales meeting (which he neglected […]

Conflict of Interest Application In Cornwall to Change Date as Judge in Conflict On Same Committee JUNE 19, 2015

Conflict of Interest Application In Cornwall to Change Date as Judge in Conflict On Same Committee JUNE 19, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – In an ironic and um….conflicted twist, Cornwall Ontario Solicitor David Sherriff Scott of the firm Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) has requested a new judge for the first appearance of the Conflict of Interest Application against Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy, & councilors Elaine MacDonald, and Carilyne Hebert because of a conflict of the judge […]

Maybe Cornwall City Council Should Go to the Dogs Or Is the City Paying Conflict of Interest Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig – MONDAY June 15, 2015

Maybe Cornwall City Council Should Go to the Dogs Or Is the City Paying Conflict of Interest Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig – MONDAY June 15, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Apologies for not writing as much as I normally do for the last while.    I was in mourning. My beloved dog Melly passed away a week ago Saturday. She was one of the greatest relationships in my life.    She was always there, and always will be.  Sadly she succumbed to […]

OP ED – Hugo By Elections Are the Rarity – Not the Norm by Jamie Gilcig JUNE 10, 2015

OP ED – Hugo By Elections Are the Rarity – Not the Norm by Jamie Gilcig  JUNE 10, 2015

Hugo, Hugo, Hugo….  The Freeholder editor took on the question of whether to replace an elected official or hold a bye election.  He cited the Brock Frost drama, but omitted to mention the Conflict of Interest lawsuit pending Mayor O’Shaughnessy, and Councilors Hebert and MacDonald. The irony is that some or all of those three […]

O’Shaughnessy Takes Frost Approach to Conflict of Interest Suit in Council – Frost Absent – JUNE 9, 2015 #cwlpoli

O’Shaughnessy Takes Frost Approach to Conflict of Interest Suit in Council – Frost Absent – JUNE 9, 2015  #cwlpoli

CORNWALL Ontario –  Shades of Bob Kilger last night at City Council.  Oddly enough both the Seaway News and that wacky Bill Kingston reported on Mayor O’Shaughnessy’s comments regarding a CFN story  yet never reported that the Mayor and Councilors Elaine MacDonald and Carilyne Hebert were served prior to a council meeting (May 25th) with […]

City Leaves 33 Year Old Public Gallery Out of Art Centre Discussion in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 4, 2015

City Leaves 33 Year Old Public Gallery Out of Art Centre Discussion  in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 4, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – In an odd twist of events the City Report from staff to council to be presented Monday night excludes The Art Gallery of Cornwall.  The city’s 33 year old public gallery was left off of the report to council of groups to confer with regarding the city spending $50,000 on a study […]

Will Leslie O’Shaughnessy Quit Again And Be Replaced by Bob Kilger? JUNE 3, 2015

Will Leslie O’Shaughnessy Quit Again And Be Replaced by Bob Kilger? JUNE 3, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – What about Bob?    Is he coming back?  Is Cornwall turning into a George Romero movie? Leslie O’Shaughnessy is one bad poker player. In other media reports he stated that he had a legal opinion on his Conflict of Interest incident and that he’d be getting a second opinion. Legal opinions are expensive. […]

Hypocrites & Scoundrels in Cornwall – Lihou Frost & Almost All of Council by Jamie Gilcig MAY 30, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – I wrote, over a year ago, that Brock Frost was to Politics what Syphilis was to dating. Oddly enough within 24 hours of posting that on Facebook Mr. Frost dialed me up, asked for a meeting and purchased an ad package for his run for Council. It was truly odd as he’d […]

Conflict of Interest & Harassment in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MAY 28, 2015

Conflict of Interest & Harassment in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – MAY 28, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – This can be a very very odd town to not only cover news, but deal with how stories are covered. Cornwall Housing threatens to evict seniors and tenants if they put in window air conditioners and we’re the only outlet to cover the story.  Not a peep out of The Freeholder, The […]

Group Formed to File Conflict of Interest Complaint Against Mayor & Two Councilors in Cornwall Ontario MAY 15, 2015

Group Formed to File Conflict of Interest Complaint Against Mayor & Two Councilors in Cornwall Ontario MAY 15, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – A group is forming which will lead to the filing of a formal Conflict of Interest complaint against Cornwall Ontario Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy, and Councilors Elaine MacDonald and Carilyne Hebert. The incident stems from a group that came to council seeking funds that all three are on the steering committee of. Not […]

Leslie O’Shaugnessy & Elaine MacDonald in Conflict of Interest Over Benson Project in Cornwall Ontario APRIL 21, 2015

Leslie O’Shaugnessy & Elaine MacDonald in Conflict of Interest Over Benson Project in Cornwall Ontario APRIL 21, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –  A Kilgeresque moment Monday night at a special Cornwall Ontario City Council meeting as Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and Councilor Elaine MacDonald refused to declare themselves in Conflict of Interest even though they are on the very steering committee that was seeking cash. (and apparently will receive it.) Councilor Carilyne Hebert, who sits […]

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