MP Guy Lauzon & Minister Moore Confronted by Cornwall Ontario LFA Protest in Chesterville by Don Smith HD VIDEO

MP Guy Lauzon & Minister Moore Confronted by Cornwall Ontario LFA Protest in Chesterville by Don Smith HD VIDEO

CFN – Members and supporters of the local newly re-branded Language Fairness for All – LFA group were joined by members of the Ottawa based umbrella group Canadians for Language Fairness outside of the Chesterville Legion this Wednesday evening. . The delegation was there in anticipation of an opportunity to bring their cause before James […]

Oops! He did it again – Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick’s Ghost Policy Costs City Thousands of Dollars

Oops!  He did it again – Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick’s Ghost Policy Costs City Thousands of Dollars

CFN – Geez, I miss one session of council and look what comes out!   Monday night a donnybrook took place over a “Ghost Policy” implemented by CAO Paul Fitzpatrick nearly three years ago. Essentially CUPE 234 employees seeking full time status had to take extensive aptitude testing for such roles as raking leaves in the park […]

Beavers 1 – Smart City Manager 1 – Nasty Politicians 0 – Beavergate Team Presents to Cornwall Ontario City Council

Beavers 1 – Smart City Manager 1 – Nasty Politicians 0 –  Beavergate Team Presents to Cornwall Ontario City Council

CFN – I’m used to covering Cornwall City Council, but Monday night was special as I was part of a group to present to Council. Wyatt Walsh led the charge by asking CFN for help with the beaver trapping in Guindon Park.  What happened from there is a text book case of abusive and ignorant […]

Former Cornwall Ontario HR Manager Robert Menagh SPEAKS from under the bus – HD VIDEO – May 28, 2012

Former Cornwall Ontario HR Manager Robert Menagh SPEAKS from under the bus – HD VIDEO – May 28, 2012

CFN–   Robert Menagh has had an interesting ride here in Cornwall Ontario.      Cornwall Ontario had been without an HR manager for over a year before a hiring firm recommended him for the position here in Cornwall. Hired by former CAO Cecil Vincent; the city had found themselves a gem.     Mr. […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday May 28, 2012

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Monday May 28, 2012

DOMESTIC ASSAULT               Cornwall, ON- A 21-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on May 25th, 2012. It is alleged that on May 23th, 2012 he got into an altercation with his 20-year-old girlfriend when her assaulted her. The victim was not injured. Police were contacted and an investigation followed. He was charged with Domestic Assault and […]

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

    CFN – I have to say that this year at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage has been phenomenal. So many very talented performers have graced the stage and shared not only their talent but a glimpse of their personal lives as related to their songs. The board and volunteers need to give themselves […]

Spirit Matters by Shirley Barr – Occupy Your Life – May 27, 2012

Spirit Matters by Shirley Barr – Occupy Your Life – May 27, 2012

CFN – The focus of this column will be on how to occupy your life. Maybe you are stuck with a label you don’t want or feel you didn’t choose. I studied labeling theory in university and came to understand how a label can be a tricky thing to handle. Having been labeled “hyper-sensitive” my […]

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Ah what interesting times we live in…   The Montreal Student protest is becoming International news.  Countless pieces have been written about it by hundreds of people… As a former Montrealer who grew up during the 70’s, the heart of linguistic purges in Quebec I saw first hand how Quebec language politics work. […]

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