Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer? 121018

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer?  121018

CFN started to get calls and messages early this morning stating that staff at Cornwall Square were let go.     The mall mysteriously was announced to be sold at a fire sale rate after previous announcements of part of it to be demolished and the mall repurposed.   Oddly enough the name of the buyers was […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Cornwall Ontario –  And so it starts.   As predicted the latest council, gerrymandered by local unions and kool aid drinkers saw the first bite into them with Council barely responding to the water rates requested by City Management going up 4.07% This writer doesn’t dispute that the raise is needed.    Political neglect and management […]

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Cornwall Ontario – I kinda giggled when I found out that there was a Canadian Francophone organisation locally.   Not because I disrespect Francophones, but this area has people like that silly man with his pins and of course Dianne Poirier, retired school teacher,  who besides being President of this local group has been a driving […]

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario –  All governments cannot be all things to all people.  Amanda Simard, a new MPP in Glengarry Prescott Russell who has some experience as a municipal councilor and was a Senate  page clearly either doesn’t understand politics or is playing amateur hissyfit politics. She is the first Conservative MPP in the riding since […]

Will Postal Workers Wildcat Strike today from 7AM to Noon? 112718

Will Postal Workers Wildcat Strike today from  7AM to Noon? 112718

Cornwall Ontario –  CFN has learned from several postal workers that there are rumblings of workers holding a Wildcat Strike in response to back to work legislation. This would be the first Wildcat strike in Canada since 1995 when Canada Post workers struck. Workers have been quoted from Alberta and several Eastern provinces that they […]

Cornwall Francophone Mayor & Lawyer In the Closet Over Ford French Uni & Service Cuts by Jamie Gilcig 112618

Cornwall Francophone Mayor & Lawyer In the Closet Over Ford French Uni & Service Cuts by Jamie Gilcig 112618

Cornwall Ontario –  While many Francophones are upset at Ontario Premier Doug Ford over the plan not to move forward with a Toronto based French University and other changes to how the province handles some French services, one prominent name is missing;  Francophone Cornwall Mayor and Lawyer Bernadette Clement. Was she asleep in a closet […]

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto Corporation Seeks Justice for Tribal Members Diagnosed with Cancer AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe joined a legal complaint against the Monsanto Corporation and its corporate successors that alleges exposures suffered by the Tribe and individual tribal members to polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”) have increased their risk of […]

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Ontario –   Danny Aikman is a wee fellow.    He made his way through giants to eventually become police chief of the CCPS.  (was there any truth that he only would accept a Deputy Chief that was shorter than he was which was how Ms Spowart got the position?) Oddly enough his start sadly […]

LTE – Ross Ayotte Calls Out Justin Trudeau on Language Hypocrisy re Ford French Uni Cancellation 112118

LTE – Ross Ayotte Calls Out Justin Trudeau on Language Hypocrisy re Ford French Uni Cancellation 112118

CTV  had reported on Feb 14 2012 –   Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is facing a barrage of criticism for suggestions that Quebec separation could be deemed acceptable given the politics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Now prime Minister Trudeau is trying to divide the French and English population once again by stating Ontario is anti French […]

#OPP Charge Two Toronto City Councilors – Municipal Elections Act 111618

#OPP Charge Two Toronto City Councilors – Municipal Elections Act 111618

OPP CHARGES TWO PEOPLE UNDER MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS ACT Investigation of 2014 Municipal Election Filings (ORILLIA, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two Toronto residents following an investigation into irregularities under the Municipal Elections Act. In September 2017, the OPP received a request for assistance from the Toronto Police Service. The request was in relation to a […]

Cornwall Police Deny Paying Officers to Attend Aikman Spowart Event @ NAV 111618

Cornwall Police Deny Paying Officers to Attend Aikman Spowart Event @ NAV 111618

Cornwall Ontario –  Stephanie Macrae of the CCPS has denied that any officers are being paid to attend the unprecedented, expensive gala festivities to swear in Danny Aikman and Shawna Spowart as Chief and Deputy Chief at NAV CAN today.     They also are not saying how much the event is costing taxpayers or if […]

Cornwall Community Police Caught Lying About Chief Dan Parkinson’s Retirement Party by Jamie Gilcig 111518

Cornwall Community Police Caught Lying About Chief Dan Parkinson’s Retirement Party by Jamie Gilcig 111518

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s amazing how some people in authority feel that they can abuse their authority.    How some refuse to understand that they serve we the public when the taxpayer pays their generous salary, benefits, and retirement. Chief Dan Parkinson of the CCPS is retiring and it was decided to throw an event […]

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service reported an increase from 71 to 91 Sexual Assault charges that were laid in Cornwall in from 2016 to 2017. You can’t blame a lack of resources.    The CCPS cost per capita is nearly on par with Toronto and nearly 3 times the cost of the […]

LTE: Kyle Bergeon Cites Another Threat to Legion Park in Cornwall 110818

LTE: Kyle Bergeon Cites Another Threat to Legion Park in Cornwall 110818

Another year, another assault on Legion Park by the City of Cornwall. I can’t say that I am surprised. The consultant agency was directed by numerous City Staff to recommend moving the Park out to the Benson Centre. Cornwall Minor Baseball was grilled by the agency to support moving it out to the Benson Centre. […]

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