How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues ©by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 032420

How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues ©by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 032420

When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases which came close to wiping out our ancestors. Beginning in the early 17th century illnesses such as smallpox and influenza struck the Iroquois hard. As with the Native nations along the Atlantic […]

So it’s Sunday. A lot has Changed this week, in Cornwall and the World. By Jamie Gilcig 032220

What a wild week. So much illness. So much death. We will survive, but the World will never be the same, much as it changed after 9/11. And it’s just beginning. We will see a huge financial disaster, one of epic size that we haven’t seen in about 100 years. We all will be losing […]

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges – Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign. By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges –  Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign.  By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

The problem with being corrupt and or incompetent is that it creates a culture, such as exists in the Cornwall Police Service. From the politicization of the force, to hiding truth from the public, enforcing some laws on some, and not on others, and not holding officers accountable like what recently occurred with Sgt Tommy […]

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus. Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus.  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Mamma Mia where is our mayor and her social media post writer? Flipper Clement makes a lot of noise, but she has failed this community during this crisis. First there was the NAVCANADA fiasco, and then her perpetual petty unprofessional attack on CFN viewers by refusing to issue information to all media outlets which is […]

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Dear Editor, Here’s the problem… People are saying if I get the virus, I get it, and they’re not exercising caution… they are arses and may not know it, so maybe it’s time they heard why. Example overheard today… A Cornwall teacher plans on extending a Caribbean holiday to take advantage of schools being closed […]

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians. By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians.  By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Covid 19, Coronavirus, Sars2, whatever we’re calling this devastating illness that may kill as many as 6% of us, especially those of us over 50, overweight, with high blood pressure and other health issues is now the World’s main focus. We’ve seen some major gaffes on the part of the Canadian government, and other governments […]

$351,735.30 Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco. By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

$351,735.30   Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco.  By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

City Hall confirmed that after several years all that has been raised. IE, money in the bank, from all of those wanting an art centre in Cornwall at the former tiny Bank of Montreal building is a paltry….. $351,735.30 The City to date has purchased the building for nearly $500K. It’s had at least two […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

February has been a busy month so far. First we had Groundhog Day. Wilburton Willy apparently saw his shadow predicting an early spring. However, someone told me that he is only accurate 40% of the time. Guess we better not hold our breath until we see that first Robin. Valentine’s Day on the 14th. brought […]

Is Cornwall’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic Drill Coming to a Close? LTE 030320

Is Cornwall’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic Drill Coming to a Close?  LTE 030320

Dear Editor, From shortly after midnight, and into the early hours of March 6, 2020, the Diamond Princess evacuees hope to leave the Cornwall Nav Centre quarantine facility and take back their lives. And if we’ve dodged a bullet, it’s chiefly because nobody was infected to start with, and it was “in spite of” mismanaged […]

Why Canada’s Reconciliation Plans Have Failed by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 030120

Why Canada’s Reconciliation Plans Have Failed by Doug George-Kanentiio  Akwesasne Mohawk 030120

I am a residential school survivor and this reconciliation thing was a failure from the beginning. Why-because none of those highly paid federal civil servants-including the Native ones-had the common sense to ask us what we thought would work and how. Not once did any of these people come to Akwesasne and ask to meet […]

Council Continues to Waste Cash on Bank of Montreal Art Centre Building Follies. By Jamie Gilcig 022720

I swear you can’t make up this utter and complete waste of money. The Bank of Montreal building is not a former theatre. It does not have parking. It will take millions of dollars to create a black box theatre that will be a white elephant in a community that is struggling financially. This is […]

PREMIUM CONTENT So I’m Watching the 1st Nations Illegal Blockade Drama…It’s Time to Take Action. By Jamie Gilcig Editorial

PREMIUM CONTENT So I’m Watching the 1st Nations Illegal Blockade Drama…It’s Time to Take Action. By Jamie Gilcig  Editorial

What a hot mess. At root is the law of the land is being trampled on. IF a society doesn’t have rule of law respected then our laws are not really worth anything. We have court injunctions not being respected. We have police services refusing to enforce court orders. We have Canada near paralyzed by […]

Lack of Local Leadership Led to Coronavirus Victims @ NAV Can. NAV knew for over a Week Without Telling Cornwall! By Jamie Gilcig 021720

Lack of Local Leadership Led to Coronavirus Victims @ NAV Can.  NAV knew for over a Week Without Telling Cornwall! By Jamie Gilcig 021720

EDITORIAL: They say you get the government you deserve and that has played out in spades sadly here in Cornwall. While MP Eric Duncan and Mayor Bernadette Clement were jigging it up at Mamma Mia Saturday night the Federal government issued a release that Princess Diamond was going to dump their poor Canadian passengers at […]

CFN Viewer Protest Letter re NAV CAN Site for COVID 19 Quarantine CORONAVIRUS – Please Share and Email! 021620

CFN Viewer Protest Letter re NAV CAN Site for COVID 19 Quarantine CORONAVIRUS – Please Share and Email! 021620

CFN has some amazing viewers. This was submitted today and already sent to council. If you don’t want NAV to be used as a Quarantine site please email council as well as our MPP and MP. Please copy and paste this letter and fill their in boxes! bclement@cornwall.ca councillors@cornwall.ca jim.mcdonell@pc.ola.org Dear Members of Cornwall City […]

Gay Agenda Pushing Hard in Cornwall & SD&G – Complaints About Drag Story Time. By Jamie Gilcig

Gay Agenda Pushing Hard in Cornwall & SD&G – Complaints About Drag Story Time. By Jamie Gilcig

We all want to live in a diverse world and support everyone to be the best person they can possibly be. I know I do. Lord knows I love a good drag show too. Drag Queens, as highlighted in movies like Priscilla and Too Wong Foo helped mainstream what was once a slice of Burlesque. […]

Letter to the Editor on Coronavirus in Cornwall 012620

Letter to the Editor on Coronavirus in Cornwall 012620

Dear Editor, Does Canada have the resources to lock down a population of millions in a half dozen cities? Does Ontario have the wherewithal to build a couple of 1000 bed hospitals in two weeks? Does any public safety authority have the gumption to institute an aggressive screening and tracking protocol? Anyways, while you’re counting […]

Homophobia Hits Conservative Leadership Race. Richard Decarie Should be Removed from Party. By Jamie Gilcig 012420 POLL #CDNPOLI

Homophobia Hits Conservative Leadership Race.  Richard Decarie Should be Removed from Party.  By Jamie Gilcig 012420  POLL  #CDNPOLI

Hey, it’s 2020! Let’s go back to the 50’s! Quebec Conservative former staffer to both Stephen Harper and Jean Charest Provincially let loose a barrage of homophobia to ram home the point that the Conservative Party in Canada has issues with the LGBT community in spite of what some leadership hopefuls have to say. Emphasizing […]