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) […]

Sylvia Jones Steve Clark & Kathleen Wynne Statements Over Brown Resignation 012518

Sylvia Jones Steve Clark & Kathleen Wynne Statements Over Brown Resignation 012518

Cornwall Ontario – What an odd drama.   One of the most indicative questions asked during a presser today of interim PC Deputy leaders Sylvia Jones and Steve Clark was if they had heard any rumours prior to the explosion? Their answer was to quickly state that the first they heard was when the public became […]

Will Steve Clark Replace Scandalized Patrick Brown as Ontario PC Leader? By Jamie Gilcig 012518

Will Steve Clark Replace Scandalized Patrick Brown as Ontario PC Leader? By Jamie Gilcig 012518

Cornwall Ontario –  The Curse of the Ontario PC party strikes again.     Death by Social Media after unproven sexual accusations against now former leader Patrick Brown have led to his resignation.  “However, defeating [Ontario Premier] Kathleen Wynne in 2018 is more important than one individual. For this reason, after consulting with caucus, friends […]

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 […]

Ontario Kicks in $100K French Legal Dev Centre in Ottawa JUNE 16, 2017

Ontario Kicks in $100K French Legal Dev Centre in Ottawa  JUNE 16, 2017

Ontario Invests in Province’s First Continuing Professional Development Centre for Francophone Legal Professionals Ontario, in partnership with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, is improving access to justice in French by establishing the province’s first continuing professional development centre for Francophone legal professionals. The pratiquO pilot project will help Francophone and Francophile justice professionals […]

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. […]

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Glen Thibeault Letter to Editor to PC Leader Patrick Brown JUNE 8, 2017

Mr. Patrick Brown, MPP Leader, Official Opposition Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON  M7A 1A8   Dear Mr. Brown:   I am writing in response to your letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding Hydro One’s rate application currently before the Ontario Energy Board (OEB).  Your letter is just another distraction that reveals your willingness to […]

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 […]

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Legislation Includes Rent Control Reform, Eviction Protections to Keep Rentals Affordable Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017, would address rising rental costs faced by people in Ontario by expanding rent control to […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previously indicating support for such measures: […]

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Locally people are fighting to save their local schools, especially in rural areas like South Glengarry, where the people supporting Char-Lan are putting up a great battle including the video below shot by students Lloyd Rozon, and Harry Tieman. The group has also created a facebook page for news and support! Here is […]

OPP Release Reward Offer $50K for Assistance in Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide OCT 7, 2016

OPP Release Reward Offer $50K for Assistance in Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide  OCT 7, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release Corporate Communications GHQ REWARD OFFERED IN HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION – Police Seek Public Assistance – Reward Authorized 2016-10-07 FROM/DE: Corporate Communications                             DATE:  October 7, 2016REWARD OFFERED IN HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION Police Seek Public Assistance – Reward Authorized (ORILLIA, ON) – The Government of the Province of Ontario is […]

Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy From Waste Procurement SEPT 27, 2016

Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy From Waste Procurement SEPT 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 Decision Will Reduce Electricity Costs for Consumers Ontario will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar, wind, hydroelectric, bioenergy and energy from waste projects. This decision is expected to save up […]

Go Home Mohammed – More Cornwall Ontario Racism Highlighted in CBC Story of Girls Hockey Game

Go Home Mohammed – More Cornwall Ontario Racism Highlighted in CBC Story of Girls Hockey Game

I mulled over whether to write this story or not.    I get abused and attacked every time I highlight something negative about our city; even though what I write about is true. When I wrote about Swastikas in a local high school and used the R word it led to being legally bullied by […]

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown took his seat at Queen’s Park and took aim at Premier Kathleen Wynne with his first question. He attacked on high hydro rates in the province which the Premier ducked and deflected.   What do you think dear CFN viewers?   Does Brown have game?  Will have have the ability […]