Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Cornwall Ontario – When you put politics ahead of kids you get the results that are this years report from the Fraser Institute ranking of 3,037 Ontario Primary schools.   Bishop Mac finished 2.997 out of 3,664 which is kinda scary.   Clearly our teachers and school boards get a failing mark for this year’s ratings overall. […]

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Cornwall Ontario – In 2017 news outlets simply are folding under the financial pressures of the industry.   Pressure from an essentially unregulated industry.   Pressure from a digital takeover of media ads via US conglomerates in anti-social media, and simply a loss of two streams of revenue have seen older established newspapers fold or on life […]

An Open Letter to Patrick Brown re Accountability NOV 30, 2017

An Open Letter to Patrick Brown re Accountability NOV 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I get a lot of content inboxed.   All the political parties try to end around and massage story points, but today’s from Patrick Brown kinda takes the cake. I’ve decided to write this open letter to Mr. Brown and if Patrick wishes he can by all means comment or send a statement […]

CFN 1 on 1 with Warren Kinsella on Hate Crimes & Recipe for Hate 112917

CFN 1 on 1 with Warren Kinsella on Hate Crimes & Recipe for Hate 112917

Cornwall Ontario – It’s amazing how different people’s paths can cross over similar goals.   Fighting racism has been one of mine, and for Warren Kinsella, it’s been a passion for over twenty years, if not longer. It’s recently culminated in a win for justice.    Thanks to his, and his team’s efforts, which include his […]

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Dear Minister Joly: May I call you Melanie? You’ve blocked my access to your ministerial Twitter account, so please forgive the formality of an open letter. I sense that I’ve upset you, which concerns me deeply. Let’s leave aside, for a moment, the propriety of a public servant (that’s you) blocking the access of one […]

Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed. By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed.  By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Cornwall Ontario – Don’t you hate the utterly Orwellian titles politicians are giving their game plans?  Kathy loves to use the term “fair” in her bills and plans even though most are certainly not fair to those that pay for them. Patrick Brown is in an interesting position.  He’s done well going from a closeted […]

NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

Cornwall Ontario – After PC Leader Patrick Brown endorsed back to work legislation the NDP have delayed implementation of said legislation until Sunday because….they’re the NDP darn it! From their release today: QUEEN’S PARK – Kathleen Wynne can use her majority and pass a Conservative-style back-to-work bill this weekend. The Liberals will pass their bill […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

TORONTO ONTARIO – Both the NDP and PC Party are screaming about the strike by College Teacher’s across Ontario after the Province’s gambit to have Union members vote their latest proposal which failed. From a PC release today: “This is now the longest college strike in Ontario history.  Kathleen Wynne has allowed it to drag […]

Sammy Yatim Killer Cop Cst JAMES FORCILLO Charged With Breach via SIU 111517

Sammy Yatim Killer Cop Cst JAMES FORCILLO Charged With Breach via SIU 111517

TPS Officer charged Broadcast time: 11:27 Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Corporate Communications 416-808-7100 As part of a Special Investigations Unit investigation, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 7:30 a.m., Constable James Forcillo surrendered to police. He was arrested and charged with: 1) Failing to Comply with Recognizance He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 […]

Ottawa Human Rights Tribunal Leads to Ambulance Ride for Cornwall Businessman – by Jamie Gilcig

Ottawa Human Rights Tribunal Leads to Ambulance Ride for Cornwall Businessman – by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Lawyer Milena Cardinal may not be a great lawyer, but she once posited that we journalists needed to spend more time in the courts because lawyers, justices, and the system can brutalize lives.    She even went on about how police lie on the stand frequently.  Of course spending time and […]

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

Cornwall Ontario – True charity begins at home, and true charity is that, charity, giving without expecting anything back. One local business person wanted to help groups locally, and the support the community initiatives that CFN helps. At one point he offered to pay for an entire year of advertising for the OSPCA locally, but […]

CCPS Playing Politics With Public Safety Over Opioid Scare 110717

CCPS Playing Politics With Public Safety Over Opioid Scare 110717

Cornwall Ontario – There is a true partnership between media and police services.   When there’s an emergency it’s important to reach as many people as possible and that’s where media come in. Whether it be a public alert or a simple police blotter, police forces are expected to professionally conduct themselves and treat the media […]

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall?  by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – The Police Board of Cornwall, led by Cornwall City Councilor Andre Rivette, announced that Deputy Chief Danny Aikman has been appointed the title of Designated Chief as of January 1st, 2018 to replace Chief Dan Parkinson on January 1, 2019. It is this writer’s opinion that this current police board, having done […]

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – With the current “Red Scare” like atmosphere floating around the World, from the Weinstein allegations, to Kevin Spacey and other bigwigs in all fields, and even going back to Sir John A MacDonald, questions are being asked and emotional responses and allegations to many of those questions are the soup de jour. […]

Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Patient Direct to Be Bounced From CCH in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102717

Cornwall Ontario – After complaints from multiple countries, including right here in Cornwall in Canada, the Cornwall Community Hospital has decided to discontinue their relationship with Patient Direct as of May 2018. Jolene Soares sent a communication from Hospital President & CEO Jeanette Despatie Friday afternoon confirming the details. We are in the process of […]

#metoo Angela Vinet of SASS Cornwall Hypocrite of the Month 102717

#metoo Angela Vinet of SASS Cornwall Hypocrite of the Month  102717

Cornwall Ontario – Oddly enough we media types read our competition, even minor competition,  and that’s why it’s utterly astounding to read words quoted from Angela Vinet, the Exec Director of Sexual Assault Support Services in Cornwall. Vinet is hopeful the movement will be a catalyst for greater change, allowing women to feel safer in […]

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s amazing how the old adage about doing things the same way expecting different results is ingrained in the failures that are our area chamber of commerces in the area. All three, Cornwall, Akwesasne, and Massena boycott this newspaper even though we have the largest audience in the region. Recently they had […]

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