Will Beauvais Confirms Loss of CFN Marketing Hurt Nationals – Blames Rodney Rivette 042118

Will Beauvais Confirms Loss of CFN Marketing Hurt Nationals – Blames Rodney Rivette 042118

Cornwall Ontario – In a very long interview with former Cornwall Nationals Hockey team owner Will Beauvais he shared quite frankly that he was bewildered when CFN dropped the team as we were their largest marketing partner. He then stated via telephone that it was team manager Rodney Rivette that told him to not communicate […]

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

Cornwall Ontario –   The Cornwall National’s are issuing a press release today announcing that the team is folding. A last attempt was made to save them via a league meeting, but the overwhelming lack of community support did them in. The team held a meeting with players at 3 PM today with ownership wanting to […]

Cornwall Nationals Meeting With FHL As Captain Posts “GOODBYE CORNWALL” – 022018

Cornwall Nationals Meeting With FHL As Captain Posts “GOODBYE CORNWALL” – 022018

Cornwall Ontario – CFN confirmed after speaking with Rodney Rivette of the Cornwall Nationals that the team is meeting today with FHL officials to talk about the survival of the team. With attendance shriveling since it lost its promotional contract with this newspaper, the loss of its admired head coach, and now its star player […]

Are the Cornwall Nationals Finished? Has Rodney Rivette Killed Them? 122717

Are the Cornwall Nationals Finished?  Has Rodney Rivette Killed Them?  122717

Cornwall Ontario – Alas, coach Joel Trottier has left the Cornwall Nationals.   The team’s struggles this year can’t be blamed on the coach as he’s led them to a league leading 10-3 record.   The team even has the fewest penalty minutes. Rumblings are that Coach Trottier has left the team for financial issues, and has […]

Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Cornwall Ontario –  There is stupid, and then frankly there is the sad Brock Frostian epic that is the Cornwall Nationals. Rodney Rivette has shimmied and shymied with smoke, mirrors, and some hinky background dramz.   Did Mitch Gagne get stiffed for $20K?   We know that Mr. Rivette stiffed this newspaper last season, which led to […]

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Cornwall Ontario –  I love hockey.  I’ve been very lucky and been able to work in the sport from touring with some of its greatest legends, to working for a hockey card company, running sport card shows, and eventually working for the Montreal Canadiens before leaving the industry in the 90’s. Sadly, because of petty […]

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

Cornwall Ontario – Hockey is a challenging business in this community.  Heck, just about any business is challenging in Cornwall due to our depressed economy. CFN has a strong and successful history of supporting events and groups (when we’ve been allowed to) but the chicanery and mayhem that ranges from corruption from City Hall to […]

Cornwall Ontario Refuses Free Bus Passes to NAV CAN Refugees 082317

Cornwall Ontario Refuses Free Bus Passes to NAV CAN Refugees 082317

CORNWALL ONTARIO –   Elaine Macdonald should not be on Cornwall City Council.  The President of the Labour Council has been in conflict on more than one occasion.  She’s petty, ignorant at times, and corrupt.   But like all people we all have our good and bad sides. She championed a very very smart play […]

Mitch Gagne Bails on Another Cornwall Hockey Team – Will Nationals Survive by Jamie Gilcig

Mitch Gagne Bails on Another Cornwall Hockey Team – Will Nationals Survive by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL ONTARIO – DEC 19, 2016   Hockey fans in Cornwall are wondering if their beloved Cornwall Nationals will be able to survive the season. After the Cornwall River King fiasco via disgraced former City Councilor Brock Fraud Frost can you blame them? News leaked this weekend that Gagne left the team.     Team […]

Budget Time Highlights Failure of Council in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig DEC 6, 2016

Budget Time Highlights Failure of Council in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig DEC 6, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In business if you consistently make bad decision you end up shutting down.  Just ask Bryan Merkley. However when it comes to the public purse the cash never stops flowing. There are tipping points and Cornwall has been redlining for awhile now. Denis Carr is back in his seat as budget committee […]

Toxic Culture @ Root of School Closings Failures in Cornwall Area by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

Toxic Culture @ Root of School Closings Failures in Cornwall Area by Jamie Gilcig NOV 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – I left Team Cornwall after a sampling of its former President Gilles Latour, who’s now waiting his court dates from charges of fraud, including of his mother. I also am no longer a member of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce.    When I first ran for a seat on its […]

FEDERAL League Officially Approves Cornwall National’s Expansion SEPT 16, 2016

FEDERAL League Officially Approves Cornwall National’s Expansion SEPT 16, 2016

FHL Formally Approves Expansion to Cornwall, Ontario for 2016-17 Season Syracuse, NY – The Federal Hockey League (FHL) has formally approved an expansion FHL Member Club to Cornwall, Ontario, Canada that will begin play during the 2016-17 season. The new Cornwall expansion membership will play its home games at the Ed Lumley Arena at the […]

Rivette Fails – LNAH River Kings Still Dead in Cornwall Ontario – AUG 29, 2016

Rivette Fails – LNAH River Kings Still Dead in Cornwall Ontario – AUG 29, 2016

A last ditch Hail Mary attempt to save the Cornwall River Kings led by Council hopeful Rodney Rivette has failed. From Rodney: “We have not met the requirements needed to save our River Kings. I promise you that it wasn’t for lack of effort. As stated I will return the cheques and money received. We […]

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

Harry Valentine on Fluoride in Cornwall Ontario Water – FEB 21, 2016 #LTE

A news item appeared on Feb 19 that Cornwall City Councillor Andre Rivette wants fluoride reintroduced into Cornwall municipal water, citing comments from the medical officer of health that fluoride-free Calgary recorded an increase in childhood dental cavities. The news media reported that University of Calgary recently conducted a study on childhood dental cavities in […]

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Elaine MacDonald Suggests People Move to Counties During Budget Delibs FEB 3, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Elaine MacDonald Suggests People Move to Counties During Budget Delibs FEB 3, 2016

As odd as politics can be at City Hall, Elaine MacDonald has hit a new low water mark. As reported in other media she stated the following as the budget process kicks off.  “everything is going up, and people should accept the fact that taxes will be going up.   If people want to live lean, […]