South Stormont Ontario Ground Zero for Language Test – Charter Protection Council Meeting – September 26, 2012

South Stormont Ontario Ground Zero for Language Test – Charter Protection Council Meeting – September 26, 2012

CFN – If you ask people what is one of the most repellent facets of Quebec politics they’ll tell you it’s the Language laws, especially pertaining to business. Businesses already are burdened by the norms of competition and government red tape and brutal taxation. Recently Quebec style politics have been creeping outside their borders and […]

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL – JUNKYARD WINS BEST SHORT, ARRUGAS SELECTED BEST FEATURE

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL – JUNKYARD WINS BEST SHORT, ARRUGAS SELECTED BEST FEATURE

CFN – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to an end Sunday, with closing ceremonies held at the National Arts Centre. Organizers announced the winners of the official competition during the ceremonies. This year’s event, held September 19th-23rd, was a tremendous success with packed screenings, sold out workshops, high profile networking events such at the Television […]

Open Mike by Mike Bedard – Poor Leadership on Full Display in Cornwall Ontario!

Open Mike by Mike Bedard – Poor Leadership on Full Display in Cornwall Ontario!

In Politics, Business and even during our home lives there are a few basic components of successful LEADERSHIP!  Cornwall, Ontario’s lack of progressive political leadership is not only clearly evident, but is also seriously failing us in many basic functions! Lack of Communication Transparency is the hottest word passed around City Hall now of days […]

Cornwall Ontario Creates an Art Council at the Aultsville Theatre – September 23, 2012

Cornwall Ontario Creates an Art Council at the Aultsville Theatre – September 23, 2012

CFN– Cornwall Ontario woke up to having its own brand new spanking Arts Council.   It was mostly a bureaucratic and governmental exercise.   Led by  City Councilor Denis Thibault the initiative was then passed on to the Community Futures office and via a one year contract to Bruce Davis.  François Désormeaux of SDSG Community Futures on the Culturescape […]

First Student Bus Driver’s SURVIVOR Fund Raiser for CHEO at Wal-Mart in Cornwall Ontario Sets RECORD! $14,512.30

First Student Bus Driver’s SURVIVOR Fund Raiser for CHEO at Wal-Mart in Cornwall Ontario Sets RECORD! $14,512.30

CFN – First Student Bus Drivers & staff are holding their 12th Annual Survivor fund raiser for CHEO in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Cornwall Ontario! In spite of cold, rain, and rescheduling the group has raised over $14,512.30 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.  A new record for the group helped by a […]

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Confirms US Soil His Choice as Replacement for Temporary CBSA Entry Point

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Confirms US Soil His Choice as Replacement for Temporary CBSA Entry Point

CFN – Mayor Bob Kilger of Cornwall Ontario today confirmed exclusively to CFN that his choice for the new CBSA office would be on US soil. Responding to whether the official nod had been given out of Ottawa yet he categorically stated that he had not been contacted with any confirmation of a decision.  The […]

It’s Time for the Canadian Cancer Society Jail n Bail in Cornwall Ontario – Thursday October 18, 2012

It’s Time for the Canadian Cancer Society Jail n Bail in Cornwall Ontario – Thursday October 18, 2012

It’s never too late to check your prostate! Help us throw the book at prostate cancer! Book your arrest! Book your annual check-up! The Canadian Cancer Society & Supply Chain Management hosts the annual Jail-N-Bail event: Thursday, October 18, 2012 Cornwall Square 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dollars raised at the annual Canadian Cancer Society Jail-N-Bail […]

OPP LOCK DOWN TWO SCHOOLS – Suspicious Person Alert – Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Thursday September 20, 2012

OPP LOCK DOWN TWO SCHOOLS – Suspicious Person Alert – Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Thursday September 20, 2012

OPP – On September 20, 2012 at approximately 12:41pm, members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Canine Team and Crime Unit members responded to a report of suspicious people in the Long Sault area. As a precautionary measure, officers secured the area and […]

Canada’s Minister of Official Languages, James Moore, Admits Official Bilingualism isn’t Working – EXCLUSIVE

Canada’s Minister of Official Languages, James Moore,  Admits Official Bilingualism isn’t Working – EXCLUSIVE

CFN – During Tuesday’s much-anticipated meeting on Parliament Hill between regional language rights advocates and Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, James Moore, reportedly Moore admitted that forcing bilingualism on Canada’s citizens simply isn’t working. In the words of meeting participant Beth Trudeau:  “He [Moore] confirmed that EVERY level of government has the […]

Agape Centre Food Bank in Cornwall Ontario Cries Poor on CTV Ottawa – Time to Look Within – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Agape Centre Food Bank in Cornwall Ontario Cries Poor on CTV Ottawa – Time to Look Within – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Sometimes you have to look in the mirror and ask some tough questions.   Sometimes changes need to be made.    It’s one of these crossroads that the Agape Centre in Cornwall Ontario is facing. Today CTV in Ottawa came to Cornwall and pointed to empty shelves.    Yes times are hard, yes […]