View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Kudos to Paul Wernick for Highlighting Working Conditions for Hill Staff 062818

Cornwall Ontario – Thank you, Paul Wernick, for having the courage to speak out. The recent discussions triggered by Paul Wernick’s story about working conditions for staff on the Hill are long overdue. The working conditions that he described are accurate. I was fortunate to have worked on the Hill in the 1980s, the 1990s […]

Advanced Voting Down Nearly 15% in SD&SG Due to Corruption & Democratic Failure by Jamie Gilcig

Advanced Voting Down Nearly 15% in SD&SG Due to Corruption & Democratic Failure by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – With reports of Advanced Polling down nearly a whopping 15% in SD&SG clearly abuse by local riding teams and Elections Ontario are leading indicators. Instead of advertising for example, where you’re reading this right now, Elections Ontario advertised with US social media companies.   Surely someone should be fired for that? Likewise, the […]

What Happened to Patrick Brown : Opportunity & an Outrage. By Conrad Black FEB 4, 2018

What Happened to Patrick Brown : Opportunity & an Outrage. By Conrad Black FEB 4, 2018

Conrad Black: What happened to Patrick Brown was outrageous — but also an opportunity Justin Trudeau is a fair-minded person. He knows better than to greet the destruction of a prominent political career with joy (NAT POST) The sudden departure of Patrick Brown as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives (as they still call themselves) […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Trudeau Boyle Meeting Doesn’t Add Up 010618

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Trudeau Boyle Meeting Doesn’t Add Up 010618

Ottawa Ontario – There have been a lot of media reports on Prime Minister Trudeau’s strange meeting with the Boyle family. So far the story simply doesn’t add up. Prime Minister’s just don’t meet with anyone who requests a meeting and it doesn’t matter who that person is or their background.  In most cases, a Prime […]

Ottawa Couple Charged – Political FRAUD Kingston MONTREAL Sharbot Lake 110217

Ottawa Couple Charged – Political FRAUD Kingston MONTREAL Sharbot Lake 110217

FRAUD INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CHARGES FOR AN OTTAWA COUPLE (NORTH FRONTENAC TOWNSHIP, ON) – On October 31st, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Frontenac/ Sharbot Lake charged an Ottawa couple with fraud. The investigation revealed that from August 2013 to March 2016, the couple defrauded victims of nearly $100 000.00 in total. Gipse Julio Ricardo VILLAS, age […]

Justice Center to Intervene in Supreme Court Wall v.Jehovah’s Witness Case 110217

Justice Center to Intervene in Supreme Court Wall v.Jehovah’s Witness Case 110217

Supreme Court of Canada hears Justice Centre intervention in freedom of association case, Wall v. Jehovah’s Witnesses OTTAWA ONTARIO : The Justice Centre will present oral argument before the Supreme Court today, asking the Court to overturn a lower court decision that violates freedom of association in the case of Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses et al v. […]

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Rubber Duck to Blame for $185K Rails To Trails Deficit in Brockville 102317

Cornwall Ontario –  While many in Conservative Brockville heckle Cornwall, not even Bob Peters could get away with a near $200K deficit so that the City could have a huge Rubber Duck attend its Canada 150 event. While it’s been pointed out that the duck didn’t cost Brockville any dosh, the province would not have […]

Snapshot of Fractured Justice System in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 102017

Snapshot of Fractured Justice System in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 102017

Cornwall Ontario – When you work full time in the media and do investigative journalism you see the best of people, but far more often you see the very worst; the scariest even.  You shake your head and hope you don’t end  up with PTSD or addiction issues because frankly; like in law enforcement, or […]

Car Bomb Kills Panama Papers Journalist CARUANA GALIZIA in Malta 101617

Car Bomb Kills Panama Papers Journalist CARUANA GALIZIA in Malta 101617

Car bomb kills crusading Panama Papers journalist in Malta  Center CEO, John Dunbar, condemns attack, demands thorough investigation  News sources today are reporting the tragic death of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta. Caruana Galizia, 53, was reportedly killed in a car bombing near her home. Local media […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – A Mini Cabinet Shuffle 082917

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – A Mini Cabinet Shuffle 082917

Ottawa Ontario – Ottawa awoke from its summer slumber today when Trudeau or perhaps more accurately his PMO staff decided to put together a small cabinet shuffle. At least it had those inside the Ottawa bubble chattering about it quite a bit. I would guess that the rest of the country just tuned it out […]

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario –   I’m a refugee of Quebec.  One of the multitude of Anglos that left (along with a lot of  Francophones) for a multitude of reasons. I write this the day after helping empty my Mom’s Cote des Neiges apartment and finding an album of pics from the two short films I shot […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

PC Leader Patrick Brown Says He’ll Kill Wynne Cap & Trade JULY 10, 2017

Making life better for Greenhouse operators, owners and workers Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader would scrap Wynne’s Cap-and-Trade Scheme and provide relief to the greenhouse industry   KINGSVILLE, ON – Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader slammed the Kathleen Wynne Liberals for making life harder for the Greenhouse industry under their Cap-and-Trade scheme. Brown committed to […]

It’s Time to Take Canada Day Back in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 3, 2017

It’s Time to Take Canada Day Back in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig JULY 3, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Another Canada Day in Cornwall.  More social media griping, rain, bad fireworks, crappy bands, Cornwall sucks, blah blah.   I get it. It’s time though, that if the public want a better Canada Day festivity to take charge.   There’s no reason for a sitting MP to be running Canada Day in […]

No We Really Don’t Need Fireworks Sales in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 24, 2017

No We Really Don’t Need Fireworks Sales in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 24, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I normally am for anything that helps the economy of this community, but a recent move to  support fireworks sales in Cornwall just makes no sense? One of the biggest runaway areas of our budget in Cornwall are our Fire Services.    We have one of the highest rates of fires in Ontario.   Lower […]

Paying it Forward & Why Good Deeds Are Important – by Jamie Gilcig MAY 23, 2017

Paying it Forward & Why Good Deeds Are Important – by Jamie Gilcig MAY 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I received an email from a college alumni today.  They wanted to use a CFN photo of a certain politician. This numpty financially boycotts this newspaper.  His track record is he got elected back home because of his family name after failing at the political game in a much bigger pond. He’s […]

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