Cornwall Ontario – When I ran for Mayor of Cornwall in 2014 I was really clear about our number one issue, taxes. I had a clear plan that would cut taxes by 5%.   Now knowing the lay of the land; my false police charges, still not held accountable for byContinue Reading

CORNWALL ONTARIO – As many regular CFN viewers know, CFN and its viewers played a strong role in dumping corrupt former Mayor Bob Kilger and half of his council last election. While the progress in that exercise was getting people to think about issues and take action for change, clearlyContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  Monday night two subjects stood out.   Now these were distractions from the bigger mess of our budget which preliminary numbers are looking at a tax increase of over 5% which simply is not acceptable, especially considering the bloating of taxes through eight years of Kilger rule.Continue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – A new Lay committee is being formed to decide on who gets a seat on the many committees in our fair city. There are lots of options to serve.   Last term I applied for several but was denied because….well essentially all but one of the Lay committee was not re-electedContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  In election years many politicians pander to the public hoping to gain or retain support.  It’s not rocket science.  Some governments play with budgets even so as to have a war chest to spend.    Some simply throw bones not caring that taxes will go up. LastContinue Reading

CFN – The circus that has become the Chem Tanks plunked on our waterfront by Trillium Distribution Cornwall Inc. has taken a bizarre turn. Mark A MacDonald who is running for council suggested that Council demand that Guy Lauzon resign. It makes for great filler on a slow news day; butContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – When politics take over principles we all lose.   Today it was announced that the Cornwall General Hospital site was sold to developers in Ottawa for $2M.     We have not confirmed that number as the Hospital has not sent us a release. Sadly politics doomedContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  City Hall here in Cornwall just issued a release stating that Trillium Distributing Cornwall Inc. is going to halt for a month while ongoing talks continue. Frankly that’s frightening.    The Mayor and Council have still refused why Economic Development knew about the project starting in FebruaryContinue Reading

Cornwall ON –  There’s a lot of smoke right now as certain political types; mostly rookies with no comprehension of how the system works, about turning le Village in Cornwall into some sort of Arts Enclave.  People dream big when spending tax dollars. Odd.  Le Village was at one pointContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall’s waterfront is in play.    The Chem tank situation is the Canary in the Coal mine and now our Mayor is at play with the Federal government.  Akwesasne is involved is well. What should be alarming to the public is that this is all being conductedContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – The buzz around City Hall via the Chem Tanks is that shortly Economic Development head Mark Boileau will be shifted out into Stephen Alexander’s gig, and that Bob “Vienna Sausage” Peters will take over the department. Now of course this is rumour and speculation; but it sadlyContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – Humility can be a great lesson.   What we are learning today as Transport Canada and the Federal government allowed Trillium Distribution Cornwall Inc. to pour concrete and finish their Chemical tanks on our waterfront is that when you don’t work together you lose. In this caseContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – The Chemical tanks on the former Kaneb Oil tank site issue is  heating up  again.   Some of the questions I get in conversation is what I would have done if I had been mayor or on council in regards to the tanks as much of theContinue Reading

CFN has been running some crazy Beat the Clock specials on advertising!    This is the one you value minded people have been waiting for. Especially those of you running for political office in 2014! All Beat the Clock banners specials are per month.  You can use them for anyContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  Andre Rivette was not happy Tuesday after Mayor Bob Kilger pulled a quick motion to add 1% to the 2014 budget which was quickly seconded by Bernie “Boo Boo” Clement.   Ms Clement, always quick to support her mayor was not available to comment.   Mayor Kilger,Continue Reading