1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival A Hit by Reg Coffey

1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival A Hit by Reg Coffey

CFN – It was a great day for the 1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival in Cornwall’s Lamoureax Park. You couldn’t have asked for better weather. It was bright and sunny with a cool breeze blowing off the river. While we were setting up at 8 AM you could see the sun reflecting off what […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bishop’s Palace Saved in St. Raphael’s AUG 31, 2015

  The Bishop’s Palace in St. Raphael’s has been saved, thanks to a hard working committee, the Glengarry Fencibles Trust. It was doomed to go under the chopping block for demolition in July. The committee was able to stall that from happening by asking the South Glengarry Council to stop the demolition of the 208 […]

The Thimbleheads & I Love Garlic – OR Silly Clique Politics Strike Again in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig

The Thimbleheads & I Love Garlic – OR Silly Clique Politics Strike Again in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig

So I have a friend who is an amazing grower.   He has a maple sugar bush and grows many strains of amazing Organic Garlic. He called asking if I was going to be at the fest Sunday.    I said nope.  I would be catching up on house work, catching up on Kat Denning’s […]

Internet Luring Charge in Brockville – Cornwall & Region Police Blotter Aug 28, 2015

Internet Luring Charge in Brockville – Cornwall & Region Police Blotter Aug 28, 2015

BREAK AND ENTER, POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, BREACH   Cornwall, ON – Two men have been arrested on August 27th, 2015 and charged with several offences for their alleged involvement into break and enters that occurred in the north end of the city Cornwall during the month of August, 2015. Charges are as […]

Dupelle or Murphy for Mayor in 2018? Who would you vote for by Jamie Gilcig AUG 28, 2015

Dupelle or Murphy for Mayor in 2018?  Who would you vote for by Jamie Gilcig AUG 28, 2015

As we prep our report card for council for the first half of 2015 there was some discussion about who will run for mayor possibly and who may or may not run for council from this motley group? The buzz is that there’s a chance of a duel between Councilors Maurice Dupelle & David Murphy. […]

Todd & Mac Get Spanky Over Ashley Madison & Methadone in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Todd & Mac Get Spanky Over Ashley Madison & Methadone in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Wow!   Perusing the last few issues of TC Media’s Seaway News it was kinda funny watching Todd & Mac try and tag team. Mr. Lihou must be cranky of late.  He’s taken shots at moi and Freeholder editor Hugo Rodrigues recently.   Of course looking at the page count of the last few issues […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – 1st Rule of Issue Management – Never Be Part of the Story

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – 1st Rule of Issue Management – Never Be Part of the Story

One of the first rules in political issues management is to never be part of the story. Issues management works in the background, monitoring the news, briefing key staff on unfolding events, offering up counter-attack points and coordinating with communications staff as needed. The aim is to present your boss, in this case the Prime […]

Harper Visit Snubs Local Media – Angry Conservative Ho Down in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

Harper Visit Snubs Local Media – Angry Conservative Ho Down in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

What does it say when the very Prime Minister of a country is fearful of the largest media outlet in a region or riding? What does it say if a party only invites “selected media”?   Does it mean that those outlets are more “fair” or that they simply will serve up whatever PR talking […]

City Code of Conduct Exercise a Total Toothless Tiger by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

City Code of Conduct Exercise a Total Toothless Tiger by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 26, 2015

So I just finished reading the document that Mayor O’Shaughnessy & CAO Norm Levac are trying to ram though a all too often gullible public.  Remember, this is the city that elected Brock Frost. The principle of a Code of Conduct is of course a wonderful thing other than the thought that if you have […]

Marijuana Activist Russell Barth Takes Ottawa Mayor & City To Human Rights Tribunal After Comment – AUG 25, 2015

Marijuana Activist Russell Barth Takes Ottawa Mayor & City To Human Rights Tribunal After Comment – AUG 25, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Ottawa Medical Marijuana user and advocate Russell Barth issued a release today after his complaint about comments made by Mayor Jim Watson were made public last April.   The Mayor refused to apologize for a comment that Mr. Barth feels was discriminatory. In the release below Mr. Barth is asking for $10,000,000.00 ($250 […]

Teen Charged After Head Butting Mom in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter AUG 25, 2015

Teen Charged After Head Butting Mom in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter AUG 25, 2015

BREACH  Cornwall, ON – A 35-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on August 21st, 2015 and charged with breach of a non – communication order and a probation order for having communicated with his 33-year-old ex-girlfriend. It is alleged the man communicated with his ex-girlfriend by way of text message despite being on conditions not to […]

Senior Charged with Leaving Dog in Car at Upper Canada Village #OPP Round Up for AUG 24, 2015

Senior Charged with Leaving Dog in Car at Upper Canada Village #OPP Round Up for AUG 24, 2015

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] BREAK IN/DRUGS SEIZED AT TRAFFIC STOPS/IMPAIRED DRIVER(S)/CHAREGES LAID 2015-08-24 FROM/DE: Stormont, Dundas &                                       DATE: August 24th, 2015 Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment                                                                                                                                             IMPAIRED DRIVER(S) (South Stormont) – On August 22, 2015 at approximately 2:03pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers intercepted a vehicle on […]

Liberal Candidate Bernadette Clement to Kick Off Campaign in Morrisburg on September 6, 2015 – #CDNpoli

Liberals Announce Campaign Launch in Morrisburg Cornwall – Today, Bernadette Clement is happy to announce that that she will be launching her campaign on Sunday, September 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Russell Manor in Morrisburg. A great opportunity to meet Bernadette and help her – her team is encouraging everyone from across the […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green About Strategic Voting – AUG 23, 2015

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green About Strategic Voting – AUG 23, 2015

According to media reports, which first appeared on the 20th, the Green Party’s anticipated candidate in Peterborough-Kawartha plans to ask his supporters to vote for the NDP. Both the Globe and Mail and HuffPostCanada indicate that all of this is supposed to happen once it is too late to take the candidate’s name off of […]

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