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 Nails Premier Wynne on Quebec Hydro Deal 080817

PC Leader Patrick Brown Nails Premier Wynne on Quebec Hydro Deal 080817

Statement from Patrick Brown on secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal   Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the La Presse story of a secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal:   “Once again the Wynne Liberals have been caught negotiating in secret when thousands of Ontario jobs are on the line. This secret deal for 8 terawatts (TWh) per […]

MUHIDIIN AHMED FARAH Wanted by Montreal Police ARMED & DANGEROUS June 8, 2017

MUHIDIIN AHMED FARAH Wanted by Montreal Police ARMED & DANGEROUS June 8, 2017

Montréal, le 8 juin 2017 – Les enquêteurs de la Section des services partagés des enquêtes de la Division Ouest du Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) demandent l’aide de la population afin de localiser Muhidiin Ahmed Farah, 31 ans, suspect dans un événement de vol qualifié survenu dans l’arrondissement de Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. […]

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 […]

McGill Fails Andrew Potter & Democracy by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 24, 2017

McGill Fails Andrew Potter & Democracy by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 24, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I never graduated McGill University, but it is the only one I’ve attended as a student.  I always thought that McGill was a shining beacon in Montreal, the city where I was born, something to be proud of for all of Canada. Like many English institutions in la belle province it’s faced […]

Brockville #OPP Diverts Tractor Wheel Incident on 401 Quebec Driver Charged JAN 17, 2017

Brockville #OPP Diverts Tractor Wheel Incident on 401  Quebec Driver Charged  JAN 17, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville) GRENVILLE OPP OFFICER DIVERTS TRAGEDY 2017-01-17 (LEEDS, ON.) –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an unsafe commercial motor vehicle on Highway 401. On the 16th of January 2017, at about 9:30 a.m., a diligent Ontario Provincial Police officer […]

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 […]

Quebec Man Nabbed Twice for DUI by OPP Brockville SEPT 16, 2016

Quebec Man Nabbed Twice for DUI by OPP Brockville SEPT 16, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville) IMPAIRED DRIVER – CAUGHT TWICE IN A WEEK 2016-09-16 (LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing investigations into an impaired driver stopped twice in just over a week. On the 5TH of September 2016 at about […]

Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

A Montrealer once penned a famous short story about a neighbourhood that went undetected by municipal bureaucrats. When the top Montreal bureaucrat found out that the whole area had been left undetected due to a lost filing cabinet card, he went to visit it and found a paradise on earth where people got along well […]

ALERT Beatrice Chocolate Milk RECALL in Ontario & Quebec MARCH 13, 2016

ALERT Beatrice Chocolate Milk RECALL in Ontario & Quebec MARCH 13, 2016

Beatrice brand Chocolate Partly Skimmed Milk 1% M.F. recalled due to presence of sanitizer. Starting date: March 11, 2016 Type of communication: Recall Alert sub-type: Notification Subcategory: Chemical Hazard classification: Class 3 Source of recall: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalling firm: Parmalat Canada Inc. Distribution: Ontario, Quebec Extent of the product distribution: Retail CFIA reference […]

St. Mary’s Hospital Death in Montreal After Patient Refused Emergency Surgery JAN 20, 2016

St. Mary’s Hospital Death in Montreal After Patient Refused Emergency Surgery JAN 20, 2016

Financial challenges are nothing new to health care in Quebec or anywhere else in Canada.   The province has created many private health services, but when you’re sick you expect to be treated when you enter a hospital, especially in emergency or crisis situations. A patient at St. Mary’s died because the only chance they […]

What is the Friendliest City in Canada to Live In by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 16, 2015 #FCICANADA

What is the Friendliest City in Canada to Live In by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 16, 2015 #FCICANADA

CORNWALL Ontario – What is the most friendly city in Canada?  I don’t mean to tourists, but to each other as residents?  What is the best place to live? What is the best place to raise a family or retire?  Or start a business? I thought I’d found a pretty great place here in Cornwall […]

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

CFN – All of the usual responses quickly occurred after the Scottish referendum last week: The defeated separatists, although their leader announced his retirement from politics, claimed that they represented the forces of history and that having got from a standing start to 45% on their first try, they would cross the finish line next […]

Ten Seats in Quebec for the Harper Conservatives in Next Election? Keith Beardsley View From the Hill

Ten Seats in Quebec for the Harper Conservatives in Next Election? Keith Beardsley View From the Hill

CFN – Don’t you just love the summer doldrums and some of the political speculation that abounds in the news? One such story around speculation that the Conservatives under Harper could win ten seats in Quebec in the next election was certainly attention getting. This would require quite an extensive and on-going charm offensive from […]

Akwesasne Chief Mike Mitchell: Community Should Vote To Separate from Quebec If Referendum Won

Akwesasne Chief Mike Mitchell: Community Should Vote To Separate from Quebec If Referendum Won

CFN – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is closely following Quebec’s upcoming provincial election and the direction in which provincial leaders are proposing to go if they get into power.  The media has indicated a potential of a Quebec referendum to separate from Canada should the political power change in the province.   Akwesasne would have […]