Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Cornwall Ontario –  There is stupid, and then frankly there is the sad Brock Frostian epic that is the Cornwall Nationals. Rodney Rivette has shimmied and shymied with smoke, mirrors, and some hinky background dramz.   Did Mitch Gagne get stiffed for $20K?   We know that Mr. Rivette stiffed this newspaper last season, which led to […]

Sometimes People Really Are Not Your Friends. Hypocrisy in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig FEB 13, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – When you’re in the public eye you have to take the good and the bad.  You can’t be thin skinned like Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement.   Either you take the hits and criticism or frankly you should quit. Some though do the passive aggressive stuff behind the scenes.   Today I […]

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute News Release: Amount Canadians donate to charity at a 10-year low   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The amount Canadians donate to charities—as a share of their income—has hit a 10-year low and lags far behind the amount Americans give, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan […]

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Cornwall Ontario – When you put politics ahead of kids you get the results that are this years report from the Fraser Institute ranking of 3,037 Ontario Primary schools.   Bishop Mac finished 2.997 out of 3,664 which is kinda scary.   Clearly our teachers and school boards get a failing mark for this year’s ratings overall. […]

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

Cornwall Ontario – It’s that time.   I get asked a lot as we get closer to this time of year if we’re run our naughty and nice list. This holiday season I thought I’d ask you, our amazing CFN viewers to post your suggestions and why?  They don’t have to be politicians.  They can be […]

Conrad Black: Trump is already the most successful U.S. president since Ronald Reagan 120317

Conrad Black: Trump is already the most successful U.S. president since Ronald Reagan 120317

The Canadian media has failed in its coverage of the biggest political news in the world in many years. Trump is the most effective U.S. president since Reagan Toronto Ontario – It is distressing to read and listen to the nonsense in the Canadian media about Donald Trump. It is too early to predict whether he will […]

Finance Minister Morneau Dead Man Walking -View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley 113017

Finance Minister Morneau Dead Man Walking -View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley 113017

Ottawa Ontario – Finance Minister Morneau has a habit of walking from one political disaster to another- essentially stepping in one cow patty after another- and for no reason other than his own foolishness. But behind his missteps lies a bigger issue and that is what did he tell the Prime Minister and what did […]

An Open Letter to Patrick Brown re Accountability NOV 30, 2017

An Open Letter to Patrick Brown re Accountability NOV 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I get a lot of content inboxed.   All the political parties try to end around and massage story points, but today’s from Patrick Brown kinda takes the cake. I’ve decided to write this open letter to Mr. Brown and if Patrick wishes he can by all means comment or send a statement […]

It’s Time to Let St. Lawrence College Run It’s Own Auditorium in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 113017

It’s Time to Let St. Lawrence College Run It’s Own Auditorium in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig 113017

Cornwall Ontario –   Cornwall City Council let it’s 36 year old public art gallery die.   It’s funding cut off to ZERO with many stating that it was dirty politics because of councilors like David Murphy & Bernadette Clement, along with Carilyne Hebert and Elaine MacDonald who actually broke the law while on its board and […]

Cornwall Policing Call Cost for October 2017 – $1,118.14 per Incident!

Cornwall Policing Call Cost for October 2017 – $1,118.14 per Incident!

Cornwall Ontario – The city of Cornwall Ontario spends approximately 1,531, 850 per month for policing.   Based on their own released numbers for the Month of October of 1,370 calls for service or eligible incidents the grand total per call/incident is a whopping:  $1,118.14! As the city wrestles with runaway increases to fire, police, and […]

CFN 1 on 1 with Warren Kinsella on Hate Crimes & Recipe for Hate 112917

CFN 1 on 1 with Warren Kinsella on Hate Crimes & Recipe for Hate 112917

Cornwall Ontario – It’s amazing how different people’s paths can cross over similar goals.   Fighting racism has been one of mine, and for Warren Kinsella, it’s been a passion for over twenty years, if not longer. It’s recently culminated in a win for justice.    Thanks to his, and his team’s efforts, which include his […]

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Dear Minister Joly: May I call you Melanie? You’ve blocked my access to your ministerial Twitter account, so please forgive the formality of an open letter. I sense that I’ve upset you, which concerns me deeply. Let’s leave aside, for a moment, the propriety of a public servant (that’s you) blocking the access of one […]

Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed. By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Patrick Brown – People’s Guarantee Not Guaranteed.  By Jamie Gilcig 112717

Cornwall Ontario – Don’t you hate the utterly Orwellian titles politicians are giving their game plans?  Kathy loves to use the term “fair” in her bills and plans even though most are certainly not fair to those that pay for them. Patrick Brown is in an interesting position.  He’s done well going from a closeted […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Trudeau Not Keeping Canadians Safe – ISIS Vets

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Trudeau Not Keeping Canadians Safe – ISIS Vets

Ottawa Ontario – When one takes the oath of office as Prime Minister or of Minister of Public Safety, it is implied that you will do your very best to keep Canada and Canadian men, women and children safe. This includes from both external threats and internal ones. But if you are Justin Trudeau, you […]

NDP Calls for Bill to Protect Ontario Consumers from GAS GOUGING 112417

NDP Calls for Bill to Protect Ontario Consumers from GAS GOUGING 112417

NDP MPP Gilles Bisson announces bill to protect Ontario families from gasoline price gouging QUEEN’S PARK –On Friday, Timmins-James Bay NDP MPP Gilles Bisson announced his intention to table a private member’s bill to protect consumers from price gouging by regulating the retail price and wholesale mark-up of petroleum products in Ontario. “Gas companies and […]

NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

NDP Hold Up Back to Work Legislation for Ontario College Strike 111717

Cornwall Ontario – After PC Leader Patrick Brown endorsed back to work legislation the NDP have delayed implementation of said legislation until Sunday because….they’re the NDP darn it! From their release today: QUEEN’S PARK – Kathleen Wynne can use her majority and pass a Conservative-style back-to-work bill this weekend. The Liberals will pass their bill […]

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

PC Leader Patrick Brown Calls for Back to Work Legislation for Ontario Teachers 111617

TORONTO ONTARIO – Both the NDP and PC Party are screaming about the strike by College Teacher’s across Ontario after the Province’s gambit to have Union members vote their latest proposal which failed. From a PC release today: “This is now the longest college strike in Ontario history.  Kathleen Wynne has allowed it to drag […]

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Cornwall Ontario –  You really can’t have your cake and eat it too as MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict doesn’t quite understand.   When the people of Akwesasne rejected having a CBSA border crossing where it had  been historically if Union members wore arms,  it ultimately inflicted a lot of pain in the community. Right now […]

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