What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park? By Jamie Gilcig 081717

What Will Kathleen Wynne Do Today at Queen’s Park?  By Jamie Gilcig 081717

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a buzz in the air emanating from Queen’s Park.  The politicos are murmuring as social media buzzes about a cabinet meeting and closed door caucus session of the Wynne government for today. Speculation is that either there will be a snap election called as expected or that Wynne will pull a […]

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Liberal Minister Sandals Stakes Patrick Brown Over Govt Advertising JULY 13, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fun watching the election rhetoric ramp up.  I think Minister Sandals missed though on this one.  Instead of spinning back to Mike Harris perhaps it might have been more on the money to mention that not once did Mr. Brown complain about Prime Minister Harper’s Action Plan that saw millions spent […]

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Wynne Government and OPSEU announced a new deal to be ratified that will see its members get 2% increases for most of the pact with 1.5% for the first year. The Province’s release had no numbers in it, and no response was given to CFN’s email asking or them this morning. […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Officially Passes The Fair Hydro Act MAY 31, 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Officially Passes The Fair Hydro Act MAY 31, 2017

Ontario Passes Legislation to Lower Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent May 31, 2017 Meaningful Savings for All Residential Households Coming this Summer Ontario passed legislation today that will lower electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers to provide significant rate relief and ensure greater fairness. The Fair Hydro Act, […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News MAY 17, 2017

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News  MAY 17, 2017

Just in time for the season you can now post your free garage sale listing.    It is just for personal use.  There is no charge.  And you don’t have to be from Cornwall to post! All you have to do is post your listing as a comment.  Please use your real email address when […]

CFIA Ontario E.coli Flour Recall Expanded to Tart Shells – LIST – May 11, 2017

CFIA Ontario E.coli Flour Recall Expanded to Tart Shells – LIST – May 11, 2017

Updated Food Recall Warning – Tart Shells sold by The New Food Box recalled due to E. coli O121 Recall date: May 10, 2017 Reason for recall: Microbiological – E. coli O121 Hazard classification: Class 2 Company / Firm: The New Food Box Distribution: Ontario Extent of the distribution: Retail Contents Recall details Recalled products […]

#OPP Charge Petawawa Man With Child Pornography APRIL 19, 2017

#OPP Charge Petawawa Man With Child Pornography APRIL 19, 2017

POLICE CHARGE PETAWAWA MAN WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENCES   (PEMBROKE, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (Upper Ottawa Valley) and the OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit (CSEU) have arrested and charged an 18-year old Petawawa man following a two week investigation.   On April 5, 2017 officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP […]

An Open Letter to Premier Wynne Regarding Hydro Delivery Charges by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 16, 2017

An Open Letter to Premier Wynne Regarding Hydro Delivery Charges by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 16, 2017

Dear Premier Wynne, Your legacy will be decided by the Hydro mess that you yourself publicly own. The impact of the abuse of Ontario residents via the debacle that is our Hydro system is public record.  From paying management ten times as much as other provinces, to dumping electricity for less than it costs and […]

CFIA Recall GEORGIAN BAY VODKA – High Alcohol Content MARCH 3, 2017

CFIA Recall GEORGIAN BAY VODKA – High Alcohol Content MARCH 3, 2017

Food Recall Warning – Georgian Bay brand Vodka may be unsafe due to high alcohol content Recall date: March 2, 2017 Reason for recall: Other Hazard classification: — Company / Firm: Liquor Control Board Of Ontario (LCBO) Distribution: Ontario Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, March 2, 2017 – The Liquor Control Board […]

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Hydro will be THE election issue in Ontario.   With Premier Wynne fighting for her political life she’s blinked first and reacted to the NDP’s strong first blow. The day after leader Andrea Horwath outlined plans to even out the playing field hydro wise, Ms Wynne announced sweeping hydro cuts which reek […]

New Tow & Vehicle Storage Service in Ontario as of January 1, 2017

New Tow & Vehicle Storage Service in Ontario as of January 1, 2017

Ontario is reminding consumers that, as of January 1, 2017, new requirements are in place for tow truck or vehicle storage services designed to increase transparency and strengthen consumer protection.The new changes will ensure tow and storage providers: Have permission from the consumer or someone acting on their behalf before towing or storing a vehicle […]

CFIA Recall METRO Rainbow Sorbet DEC 10, 2016

CFIA Recall METRO Rainbow Sorbet  DEC 10, 2016

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – Selection brand Rainbow Sorbet recalled due to undeclared milk Recall date: December 9, 2016 Reason for recall: Allergen – Milk Hazard classification: Class 1 Company / Firm: Metro Inc. Distribution: Ontario, Quebec Extent of the distribution: Retail Contents Recall details Recalled products What you should do Background Illnesses More information […]

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates? by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Will Kathleen Wynne Pull A McGuinty Over Hydro Rates?  by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – According to media reports, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is suggesting that high hydro rates that are crippling Ontario are in fact her fault. Under the guise of caring for the environment,  coal (even though there are new technologies that reduce carbon and pollution)  was phased out in favour of Wind and Solar […]

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