Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Ontario’s largest newspaper has been sold ! After several years a deal was finally consummated.
Details are not available at this time and will be released over the next few months. The Newspaper will be moving in a new direction under the new ownership group.
Jamie Gilcig will be stepping down as publisher. He will still be its editor and writer for 2019. His new contract does not specify that he remain in Cornwall to do so however. Mr. Gilcig had no comment at this time.
The newspaper, founded by Gilcig in February 2009, will celebrate its 10th Anniversary next month. For its 5th Mr. Gilcig was falsely arrested by Cornwall Police for allegedly making Phone threats.
The charges were laid without checking actual phone records and even when a production order showed none were made as per disclosure the peace conditions were not removed for nearly a year while Gilcig was running for mayor. Those involved directly were Casey MacGregor, Chad Maxwell and former Chief Dan Parkinson(who banked nearly $1M in a new contract during the process) of the CCPS as well as Cornwall Crown Jennifer Burke. Former Mayor at the time, Bob Kilger was running for mayor and his campaign manager, Pat Finucan, was chair of the Police Board at that time.
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