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, […]

Are Firefighters Smarter Than Artists in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – March 30, 2015

Are Firefighters Smarter Than Artists in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – March 30, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – There may be something that artists in Cornwall Ontario can learn from Firefighters.    The charade that has been this year’s budget committee has given lip service to cutting taxes. With half of council having signed a pledge to do so it seems the only things cut were the arts which are […]

Leak & Cover Up at CCPS headquarters in Cornwall Ontario? Chief Parkinson Refuses to Answer Questions MARCH 19, 2015

Leak & Cover Up at CCPS headquarters in Cornwall Ontario?  Chief Parkinson Refuses to Answer Questions MARCH 19, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s not easy at the top.    Cornwall Community Police Chief granted an interview to the lowly Todd Lihou at the Seaway News. Todd gets lots of police news; perhaps because one of his confreres son works for the CCPS; perhaps because Todd himself tried to be an officer himself. It might […]

TAG Cornwall President Wyatt Walsh Letter to the Editor – MARCH 18, 2015

TAG Cornwall President Wyatt Walsh Letter to the Editor – MARCH 18, 2015

Dear Editor, It was suggested at the Budget Committee session that TAG was not a stable organization or that there were questions about its future?. TAG Cornwall has been around over thirty years, over twenty in the same location. While it has endured criticism, as all organizations have at one point or another; it has […]

Grumpy Old Men Lead Charge to Kill Arts Funding in Cornwall Ontario Budget Hearings by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 10, 2015

Grumpy Old Men Lead Charge to Kill Arts Funding in Cornwall Ontario Budget Hearings by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 10, 2015

CFN – Claude McIntosh & Andre Rivette led the charge against Art funding at the Budget Committee meeting Monday.    Groups had ten minutes only to sing for their supper with some follow up questions with Bernadette Clement chairing. For disclosure purposes I am on the board of our Art Gallery that has run for […]

Councilors Want to Revert Second Street Bike Path Changes by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

Councilors Want to Revert Second Street Bike Path Changes by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Sometimes politicians listen.   Councilor Mark M MacDonald sent out an email to Mayor O’Shaughnessy and Council as well as the media. His thoughts echoed a CFN editorial from awhile back where the public also voted in our poll about changing the dangerous changes to 2nd Street here in Cornwall. Hello Mr. […]

I Actually Took the Weekend Off by Jamie Gilcig – Deep Thoughts Covered by February Snow

I Actually Took the Weekend Off by Jamie Gilcig – Deep Thoughts Covered by February Snow

CFN – I accidentally took this weekend off.   I  really did.  It was odd.  It was kinda wonderful.  My critters were happy.  My girl friend was happy.   I was even kinda happy, or at least a bit rested. I napped.  I watched Nashville on Netflix.   I chatted with some friends I hadn’t […]