View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley. Derek Sloane is Gone Finally! #cdnpoli

View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley.   Derek Sloane is Gone Finally! #cdnpoli

JANUARY 21, 2021 – Derek Sloan was finally kicked out of the Conservative caucus today. Whether he was guilty or not of knowingly accepting a donation from Fromm one can argue from now to eternity. But, no one should be surprised he was kicked out; it was long overdue. His previous transgressions were widely known. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

JANUARY 8, 2021 – Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence recently held their annual Christmas food drive to benefit the Food Cupboard at Trinity Anglican Church. There were lots of food donations. A big thank you to Claudette Quesnel for all her work and to all the residents who generously donated food to help those in need. […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – A Pandemic of Stupidity #cdnpoli

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – A Pandemic of Stupidity #cdnpoli

JANUARY 2, 2021 – Stupidity seems to have infected the political class including- MLA’s, ministers, and political staff. What do they NOT get about restricting travel during the COVID pandemic, especially in provinces with a lock down in place? It is pretty simple- when the health advice on federal and provincial websites is asking you […]

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips. By Jamie Gilcig

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19 emergency laws and guidelines are […]

LTE : No Mask? No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

LTE :   No Mask?  No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

Dear Editor, “Facemasks don’t work; they do nothing”… according to a Walmart security person on duty at the Ninth Street Walmart store in Cornwall, Ontario, on Friday afternoon, December 18th 2020. This alternate fact was shared by a Walmart contracted security person while he intervened in a verbal exchange between a masked shopper, and a […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

DECEMBER 9, 2020 – Our Jewish friends will be celebrating Hanukkah beginning at sundown December 10th until sundown December 18th. I asked a friend of mine, Sidney Horovitz in Calgary, whom I had gone to school with many moons ago in Cornwall, what Hanukkah celebrations might be like this year with all the COVID 19 […]

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged.    By Jamie Gilcig

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive bauble that the City of Cornwall […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

DECEMBER 3, 2020 – It is wonderful some days to watch the multi-coloured leaves dancing in the wind when a gust sends them twirling and flying up into the air. Sometimes a squirrel will take advantage of the almost bare lawn and scurry around under the flying leaves to find a little goodie to munch […]

Costco Proves That Masks Really Do Work – Big Box Stores are Safer Than Small Ones & Randy Hillier Needs to be Fined & Jailed OPINION – By Jamie Gilcig

Costco Proves That Masks Really Do Work – Big Box Stores are Safer Than Small Ones & Randy Hillier Needs to be Fined & Jailed OPINION – By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 28, 2020 – So I went to Costco yesterday for the first time in over a decade. There wasn’t a huge line as it was early in the morning so I thought I’d chance it. I bought the high end membership took my cart and entered the store. Everyone was masked up. There were […]

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19. Here’s How. By Jamie Gilcig PETITION

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19.   Here’s How.  By Jamie Gilcig  PETITION

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – As we see COVID-19 numbers starting to spike with a long Winter ahead it’s time for the Ford Government to truly govern this pandemic. Some problems you can write a cheque to fix. Healthcare staff are limited. We only have so many and can only add so many. We need to […]

Cornwall Needs a COVID-19 Lockdown as Cases Explode & Paul Roumeliotis Needs to be Replaced. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Needs a COVID-19 Lockdown as Cases Explode & Paul Roumeliotis Needs to be Replaced. By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 7, 2020 – I feel bad for the Cornwall Community Hospital Staff, at least those that don’t do smoke breaks out back without masks or social distancing. With little to no enforcement or fines issued, or appearance of inspections, even when cases occur at work places, we’re seeing cases explode quickly in Cornwall. We’re […]

Conrad Black on COVID 19 Hysteria – Cock a Hoop

Conrad Black on COVID 19 Hysteria – Cock a Hoop

OCTOBER 26, 2020 Soon, the U.S. election will be over, and whatever the result, the rationale for the Democratic anti-Trump press (faithfully parroted by the Canadian media) to incite public hysteria will be over One more time, I inflict upon readers my grievous reservations about the response of this and many other countries to the […]

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

OCTOBER 16, 2020 – Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence had a very energetic and hard working volunteer gardener this past season, Claudette Quesnel. The tenants said that she was out in the early spring preparing the flower beds for planting. The result was beautiful flowers all summer. The residents were very appreciative of all her work. […]

Covid-19 Culture of Walmart in Cornwall is Dangerous. 8 Staff Not Wearing Masks. By Jamie Gilcig

Covid-19 Culture of Walmart in Cornwall is Dangerous. 8 Staff Not Wearing Masks. By Jamie Gilcig

OCTOBER 11, 2020 – As a middle aged man with a few health issues that could hurt me if I caught COVID-19 I’m very careful. I’ve been masked up since December. After shopping in Cornwall and other places I’ve reduced my exposure even more. What I personally am seeing is that Loblaws owned stores like […]

Chris Wallace Loses Control of First US Presidential Debate. By Jamie Gilcig

Chris Wallace Loses Control of First US Presidential Debate.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 – If Politics truly are a blood sport, veteran journalist and Fox broadcaster Chris Wallace proves it after a brutal Presidential debate. This writer rarely writes about US politics. I went to school in the US and lived there in the 90’s. I have friends and family there and have always loved […]

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