Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – Sick Leave or Platinum Parachute? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – Sick Leave or Platinum Parachute?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Pee Wee, Pilsbury, Mr. Potato Head were some of the epitaphs used for the first time yesterday about CAO Paul Fitzpatrick as emails and calls flooded CFN regarding the Sick leave of $1.4 Million Dollar man Paul Fitzpatrick. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7i1I89FCJQ Never kick a dog when it’s down?  Not by  Cornwall Rulz. While the city […]

Dear Apple, how about kicking back something to the customers that gave you $97 Billion Dollars to spend? March 20, 2012

Dear Apple, how about kicking back something to the customers that gave you $97 Billion Dollars to spend?  March 20, 2012

CFN – Apple is in the news for issuing a dividend for the first time since the 90’s and announcing a share buy back program as it’s sitting on a cash egg of over $90 BILLION dollars! The company is also set according to media reports pull in as much over the next four quarters […]

How Facebook Reunited Me With the Very First Girl I Ever Dated by Jamie Gilcig – March 18, 2012

How Facebook Reunited Me With the Very First Girl I Ever Dated by Jamie Gilcig – March 18, 2012

  CFN – I always marvel when people recoil from the internet or websites like Facebook.    They’re tools; inanimate unless people do something with them, like broccoli or automatic hand guns. I of course love using the internet. CFN  after all (contrary to  our local daily and mayor) is an online Newspaper. Our survival […]

Rumor Mongering in Cornwall Ontario – Claude McIntosh, Chris Savard, and Million Dollar Man CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – March 17, 2012

Rumor Mongering in Cornwall Ontario – Claude McIntosh, Chris Savard, and Million Dollar Man CAO Paul Fitzpatrick – March 17, 2012

CFN –  It’s a foggy morning here in Cornwall Ontario as I write this.   Just getting my morning pot of Green tea going and having a bit of toast as I wait for my old dog to wake up.  She sleeps in later and later.    She’s 11.   She’s had a wonderful life […]

Is it Time for the Canadian Governments To Support Orphan Drugs? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – March 14, 2012

Is it Time for the Canadian Governments To Support Orphan Drugs?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – March 14, 2012

CFN –  We live in a time where medicine is becoming more and more reliant on drug therapies.    We also are in a time when Drug Companies are sometimes spending more marketing drugs than researching them. There are thousands of “Orphan” drugs sitting unused.   An Orphan drug is one that is still perfectly functionable, […]

The Power of Words – When the Lawyers Start to Dance – Editorial By Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2012

The Power of Words – When the Lawyers Start to Dance –  Editorial By Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2012

CFN –  Transference is an interesting concept.   Essentially many people view what others would do based on what they would do. For example; if I thought that someone hated me and would tell lies about me then I would tell lies about them.    In some strange sense it would be acceptable to my […]

Bilingual Nurse Protest Need Not Turn into a Language War – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – March 9, 2012

Bilingual Nurse Protest Need Not Turn into a Language War – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – March 9, 2012

CFN – Growing up in Montreal during the 70’s exposed me first hand to language silliness.     As an open minded young person I understood and even supported the desire of the French majority in Quebec. The tools in my schools for learning French were near nil and my neighborhoods were mostly pure Anglophone. […]

Don Cherry 3 – Brian Burke 0 And why aren’t there any players from Ontario playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Don Cherry 3 – Brian Burke 0  And why aren’t there any players from Ontario playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

CFN – The war between Canadian Hockey legend Don Cherry and American GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke, heated up after a barrage by Grapes on Hockey Night in Canada. The movie Goon, finishing first at the box office in Canada kinda shows where this nation’s hockey sense and feelings lie. The Leafs […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Gong Show Celebrates Anti-Bullying Week by Bullying City Councilor Andre Rivette

Cornwall Ontario City Council Gong Show Celebrates Anti-Bullying Week by Bullying City Councilor Andre Rivette

CFN –  You just can’t make stuff like this up.   The Gong Show at City Council in Cornwall Ontario is trying to compete with American Idol.     In an odd twist of events it appears that Veteran city councilor, Andre Rivette, who went public with Le Journal’s Greg Kielec and myself  last week […]

Anti Bullying Day 2012 – Bullying Alive and Well in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Anti Bullying Day 2012 – Bullying Alive and Well in Cornwall Ontario – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  Today is Anti-Bullying Day across Canada.  We’re asked to wear pink, and as you can see we’re showing ours by our background on CFN. I know a bit about bullying as I myself have been bullied.  I know.  I’m not a wee person; but Bullying comes in many shapes or sizes. As a […]

Gong Show Redux as Cornwall Ontario City Council Pass the Buck and Duck on South Stormont Community Hospital Bilingual Nurse Motion

Gong Show Redux as Cornwall Ontario City Council Pass the Buck and Duck on South Stormont Community Hospital Bilingual Nurse Motion

CFN – By far one of the hottest local news stories has been the now linguistic firestorm created by a Letter to the Editor by Dr. Dany Tombler regarding the Bilingual nursing policy at the Cornwall Community Hospital. The Hospital; that is refusing to contact with The Cornwall Free News and did not advertise its […]

Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce & Mayor Disconnected From Reality? Poor Intercity Transit & Internet Issues Ignored – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce & Mayor Disconnected From Reality? Poor Intercity Transit & Internet Issues Ignored – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – If you don’t drive a car or are on a fixed income I think this editorial is something that truly is something you can relate to. Cornwall Ontario is a lovely city right smack in a great location. We’re a waterfront community.  We have an International Bridge to the US.  We are on […]

Is it time for people in Cornwall Ontario to take their first step towards change? City Council Meeting Invite – February 27, 2012

Is it time for people in Cornwall Ontario to take their first step towards change?  City Council Meeting Invite – February 27, 2012

CFN – Today I was sent a video to watch.   It was well put together with a very very clear message.  The world is ****ed and we’re all doomed. Our World has been sold out and we’re all doomed.   Governments are all corrupt and we’re all doomed. I can go on; there was […]

Never Bring a Veggie Apron to a Gunfight – Failed Council Candidate Todd Bennett calls me out – February 15, 2012

Never Bring a Veggie Apron to a Gunfight – Failed Council Candidate Todd Bennett calls me out – February 15, 2012

CFN –   Ring Ring.   It’s my phone.  One second please. Valued CFN Viewer Did you see what Todd Bennett wrote about you on facebook? Moi Let me check.  No, I can’t see;  he’s unfriended me. Valued CFN Viewer He’s calling you out for your Corruption poll. Moi That’s weird.  It’s not terribly cool […]

Claude McIntosh Sends CFN his Birthday Wishes in his Saturday Column and City Hall Fuming? February 4, 2012

Claude McIntosh Sends CFN his Birthday Wishes in his Saturday Column and City Hall Fuming?  February 4, 2012

CFN – Birthday gifts come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.    This morning I guess I received one from Claude McIntosh and the Standard – Freeholder in his column.    LINK As we celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of CFN, a very proud moment for me personally, I read this column by the esteemed […]

Shafia Family Convicted of Four Counts of First Degree Murder – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – January 29, 2012

Shafia Family Convicted of Four Counts of First Degree Murder – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – January 29, 2012

CFN –  Today a Canadian Jury and Judge have taken a stand that many will applaud. Zainab, (19), Sahar, (17), and Geeti, (13) Shafia , as well as Rona Amir Mohammad, 52, their father’s childless first wife in a polygamous marriage were found dead in a vehicle in Kingston Ontario. It was a strange case resulting […]

Tea Party Tim Trashes US President Obama – Snubs Bruins White House Celebrations – January 25, 2012

Tea Party Tim Trashes US President Obama – Snubs Bruins White House Celebrations – January 25, 2012

CFN – We owe Tea Party Tim Thomas a debt of gratitude.   It’s a slow week in the NHL.  No major news out there as the All Star break approaches.  Nobody really cares about the All Star game so Mr. Thomas deciding to be a totally classless human being is making the news far […]

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