So I was in Ottawa Yesterday. It was Ugly. by Jamie Gilcig

So I was in Ottawa Yesterday. It was Ugly. by Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 20, 2021 – I have had two vaccinations for Covid-19. I wear KN95 masks, even outside if there are crowds. I social distance and frequently wash the ol paws. I tend not to enter any place I can’t be out of in less than 15 minutes. I can’t afford to catch Covid and like […]

Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 15, 2021 – When I started CFN back in February of 2009 I never, ever, expected to see it evolve the way it did. I expected to build a small, local newspaper which focused on our community in a refreshing Gonzo way. I had been taught that journalism was telling the truth. How you […]

O’Toole Implodes After Lame Attack Ad on Eve of Trudeau Election Call. By Jamie Gilcig

O’Toole Implodes After Lame  Attack Ad on Eve of Trudeau Election Call.  By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 14, 2021 – One wonders what the Erin O’Toole team is thinking as it faces destruction in a Federal election that’s expected to be called Sunday? A recent attack ad that looked like something a stoner would put together on tik tok may in fact have broken copyright laws as its clip from Willy […]

Trudeau Government Election Call Will be About Winning Conditions – View From the Hill – By Keith Beardsley

Trudeau Government Election Call Will be About Winning Conditions – View From the Hill – By Keith Beardsley

AUGUST 13, 2021 – With an election call expected any day now, expect the opposition parties to continue their whining about it being unnecessary. It doesn’t really matter what these parties say publicly, very few Canadians are paying attention. We are all too busy getting our lives back to normal. Other than a political partisan […]

HOCKEY CRUNCH – Habs Improved After Draft & Free Agent Frenzy. Eichel not best Choice for Centre Addition. By Jamie Gilcig

HOCKEY CRUNCH – Habs Improved After Draft & Free Agent Frenzy.  Eichel not best Choice for Centre Addition. By Jamie Gilcig

July 31, 2021 – With Covid-19 impacting the globe it’s no surprise that it would impact the hockey world. Choosing all the way down at 31st the Habs either could trade up; dump the pick, or go all in and draft Logan Mailloux who normally would not be available at 31. After enduring a social […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Confusion & Book Release!

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Confusion & Book Release!

JULY 29, 2021 – There seems to be a lot of confusion about the COVD-19 Virus. One minute the WHO is saying to please wear your masks, keep your distance and follow health regulations because the Delta virus is spreading globally. Then on TV you watch a golf tournament in the USA and see none, […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Who Is behind The Attacks On Green Leader Annamie Paul?

View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley – Who Is behind The Attacks On Green Leader Annamie Paul?

JULY 29, 2021 – The Green Party still doesn’t get it. You can’t be successful and win elections or even get MPs elected when you are continually and publicly stabbing your leader in the back. Sorry folks, but that is a recipe for disaster, especially when an election is weeks away. It seems that every […]

Seniors Situation Room – 100 First Columns Book & Remembering Loved Ones

Seniors Situation Room – 100 First Columns Book & Remembering Loved Ones

JULY 15, 2021 – A book of the best of my first 100 columns will soon be published. For more information or to register for a pre-book sale please email at: info@cornwallfreenews.com The sitcom” The Golden Girls” was a very popular show that we all enjoyed. It was funny and entertaining show about how three […]

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub. Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub.  Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

July 13, 2021 – When you run your business like crap and there’s a nearby option it should be no surprise when people flock to it. Several developers, small and large, spoke with CFN. They shared horror stories and some laughed at the thought of doing business in Cornwall. High taxes, fees, and having to […]

Justice Centre For Constitutional Freedoms (& #Covidiots) Mitigates After Prez Carpay Takes Leave After Authorizing Surveillance of Manitoba Chief Justice

Justice Centre For Constitutional Freedoms (& #Covidiots) Mitigates After Prez Carpay Takes Leave After Authorizing Surveillance of Manitoba Chief Justice

JULY 13, 2021 – It’s been sad. You see a big time name that’s supposed to represent a very important part of maintaining a Democracy and then you end up seeing a group of lawyers essentially, who paid cash to put surveillance on the Chief Justice of Manitoba over Covid regulations. This same group has […]

We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated.  EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

JULY 12, 2021 – Ontario does not have a good record during Covid. The Ford government put in place orders riddled with loopholes that police essentially in many places like Cornwall refused to enforce. This journalist reported several cases to the CPS who refused to take any actions; referring me to the EOHU which is […]

There’s Stupid & then Cornwall Stupid. Lawyer Writes Letter Complaining About Possible Grant Appointment to Mayor without Reading the Election Act. Mayor Murphy Anyone?

There’s Stupid & then Cornwall Stupid.   Lawyer Writes Letter Complaining About Possible Grant Appointment to Mayor without Reading the Election Act.  Mayor Murphy Anyone?

JUNE 28, 2021 – You just can’t fix Cornwall stupid. It’s truly societal. On the one hand you have one of the most corrupt and incompetent Politicians and Lawyers in Canadian history being made a Senator. (Could you imagine if someone was given a plum gig because they were a Caucasian , had an organic […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford Cherokee Parable & Tiger Tale

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford Cherokee Parable & Tiger Tale

JUNE 28, 2021 – Many years ago the Paragon Motel on Second Street West was a favourite place to swim in their great pool. They also held parties and other gatherings. Recently, a friend, Jack, sent me this article which he found on one of the Cornwall Historic sites. It is a memo from my […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Seniors Dealing with Covid-19 & Celebrating Girl Guides

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Seniors Dealing with Covid-19 & Celebrating Girl Guides

JUNE 11, 2021 – The Pandemic has brought a lot of changes and upset to everyone, not to even mention some of dire consequences. Some seniors are finding the time long although a friend told me that she is now walking outside more often for exercise and to ease some of the boredom. She intends […]

Ontario to Replace Dr. David Williams With Smarter Doc. By Jamie Gilcig

Ontario to Replace Dr. David Williams With Smarter Doc. By Jamie Gilcig

MAY 31, 2021 – Dr. David Williams has come under fire during the War against Covid-19 in Ontario. His counsel and decisions have left the province and government open to abuse and ridicule. While it’s late in the game; hopefully Ontario can avoid a fourth wave of the virus that has crossed our planet by […]

No Fans @ Leafs Game 7 – Blame Ontario Premier Doug Ford & Randy Hillier. By Jamie Gilcig

No Fans @ Leafs Game 7 – Blame Ontario Premier Doug Ford & Randy Hillier.  By Jamie Gilcig

MAY 30, 2021 – The Habs allowed 2500 rabid fans to attend game six of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs which was a cathartic celebration for those who have endured the Covid-19 Pandemic, but it wasn’t a high risk US style move. It was a reward for a community that has worked […]