SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

I’ve only lived in this area since 2004, but something I’ve noticed is that people are not big on being accountable and owning their messes. I know that’s universal, but it’s especially ugly here, especially top down. When MPP Jim McDonell made a total boob of himself using the term “nazi” regarding the former Liberal […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

Editor’s Note. If you like this writer’s work and want to see more please hit the donate buttons below or send an e interac donation to CFN via info@cornwallfreenews.com – half of any monies are given to the writer. Without your support these words would not be read by you. I have written previously about […]

Dr. Paul & EOHU Playing Politics Over Safety. Is there a Measles Outbreak in Cornwall Area? 022519

Dr. Paul & EOHU Playing Politics Over Safety.  Is there a Measles Outbreak in Cornwall Area? 022519

One of the most frustrating thing about dealing with the political corruption in Cornwall is we are kept from basic public resources that our taxes pay for. Specifically the Eastern Ontario Health Unit does not provide or respond to requests from this, the largest newspaper in Cornwall, about important health crisis such as your Fentanyl […]

Kevin Lalonde Out in South Glengarry – More Change – Still no CAO 020619

Kevin Lalonde Out in South Glengarry – More Change – Still no CAO  020619

The Director – Development, Chief Building Official of South Glengarry had been under a lot of heat. After CAO Bryan Brown was terminated many wondered why Lalonde wasn’t terminated at the same time. No details have come out of the township. No statement has been issued, but the township by phone confirmed that Mr. Lalonde […]

Should Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

Should Cornwall Mayor  Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

There have been multiple allegations that our own Mayor, Bernadette Clement (a fellow former Montreal person), has been in a long term relationship with local lawyer Kimberly Walsh who’s the Chancellor at the local Catholic Diocese and formerly bankrupt lawyer, for many moons. In 2019 gender, religion, sexuality should play zero role in access to […]

Eric Duncan Not a Gimme for Conservative Nod in SD&G by Jamie Gilcig 020119

Eric Duncan Not a Gimme for Conservative Nod in SD&G by Jamie Gilcig 020119

No surprise that Eric Duncan wanted to get into the race quickly to replace the thug and corrupt bully that Guy Lauzon was. As his former #1 Duncan played a huge role for the Big Blue Machine in this region, but that machine has seen a few wheels fall off over the years. Not enough […]

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Did I hear anything about the young girl that took her own life? For the second time in two years I was queried that recently. We don’t like to talk about suicide. The police do not put it on the blotter. Here in Cornwall they refused to give me any numbers or data. After much […]

BREAKING South Glengarry Fires CAO Bryan Brown JAN 22, 2019

BREAKING South Glengarry Fires CAO Bryan Brown JAN 22, 2019

South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost confirmed to CFN that CAO Bryan Brown was terminated. Mayor Prevost stated that the township wanted to go in a new direction. No interim CAO was appointed as there are rumblings that this will not be the only Township manger to get the axe. Sources said that it was Prevost […]

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Apparently if you want a good education in Cornwall you need to attend a francophone Catholic school according to the report from the Fraser Institute. What appears when you peruse the numbers is that Cornwall has a higher percentage of special needs students and a higher number of students who scored below average on tests. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Regimes in South Stormont & South Glengarry May Spell Change 102518

New Regimes in South Stormont & South Glengarry May Spell Change 102518

Cornwall Ontario – Unlike Cornwall’s vote both South Stormont and South Glengarry voters sent a message that change was desired; chiefly fiscal change.   In South Stormont this is chiefly ironic as Cornwall CAO Maureen Adams and many Sunshine list decision makers in Cornwall reside in the township.   IE, they don’t support the #taxrape and corruption […]

LTE FRANK PREVOST KNEW – Will the Cornwall Regional Airport Crash and Burn? 221018

LTE FRANK PREVOST KNEW – Will the Cornwall Regional Airport Crash and Burn? 221018

Dear Editor, On Friday October 26, 2018, Cornwall takes a giant leap… toward irrelevance. Bad enough the city lost its bus terminal years ago, or that VIA Rail is about to chop it from the Windsor-Quebec corridor, but now, a first nail is being driven into the Cornwall Regional Airport coffin. Friday October 26, is […]

Economic Fail – Cornwall isn’t on the Radar – Aquaworld Developer Stefano Ferrante 080818

Economic Fail – Cornwall isn’t on the Radar – Aquaworld Developer Stefano Ferrante 080818

Cornwall Ontario –   It seems that failure isn’t an issue at City Hall in Cornwall.   An empty Loblaws site for over two years; no waterfront development,and now confirmation that Cornwall was never in the running for the $115 million dollar Aquaworld Water Park development that is working through the process in nearby Prescott Ontario. Mr. […]

Eric Duncan Not Running for Mayor in 2018 072918

Eric Duncan Not Running for Mayor in 2018 072918

Cornwall Ontario –  MP Guy Lauzon’s former right hand man and Mayor of North Dundas Eric Duncan has announced on anti social media that he is not running for election in 2018. Duncan doesn’t say why.   This term he came out of the closet, which really wasn’t much of a surprise.    Sources say that […]

Why I Didn’t Run for Mayor or Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 072818

Why I Didn’t Run for Mayor or Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 072818

Cornwall Ontario –   From offers of hand made suits  by Montreal tailors and volunteers it was very tempting to run for office in Cornwall this election. When I ran in 2014 I had one clear objective which I was very proud of the results contrary to what Hugo Rodrigues likes to spew.    I wanted […]

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