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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ottawa Human Rights Tribunal Leads to Ambulance Ride for Cornwall Businessman – by Jamie Gilcig

Ottawa Human Rights Tribunal Leads to Ambulance Ride for Cornwall Businessman – by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Lawyer Milena Cardinal may not be a great lawyer, but she once posited that we journalists needed to spend more time in the courts because lawyers, justices, and the system can brutalize lives.    She even went on about how police lie on the stand frequently.  Of course spending time and […]

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Canada’s high-priced beer, wine and spirits hard to swallow “Raise the Bar” report card calls on Ottawa and provinces to improve pricing, taxation and interprovincial trade   TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High prices, unfair taxation and outdated rules continue to frustrate Canada’s bar and restaurant owners. Those are the findings of the latest Raise the […]

Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement’s breakfast buddy Kathleen Wynne and her government have left Cornwall (SD&G) out from a retail outlet for recreational marijuana. The province announced the first 14 communities that will roll out retail outlets. Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Hamilton Barrie, Kingston, Kitchener NDP , London, Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie […]

OPSEU Strike Struck Student’s Rally in Front of MPP Office in Cornwall by Seamus James 110317

OPSEU Strike Struck Student’s Rally in Front of MPP Office in Cornwall by Seamus James 110317

Cornwall Ontario – Although the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) consistently declared that the College Employer Council (CEC) was unwilling to come to the bargaining table, it was the CEC reportedly, that asked the Government to bring OPSEU back to the table. Are there two sides to the college strike standoff? …More like three […]

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Should Danny Aikman Be Appointed Police Chief of Cornwall?  by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – The Police Board of Cornwall, led by Cornwall City Councilor Andre Rivette, announced that Deputy Chief Danny Aikman has been appointed the title of Designated Chief as of January 1st, 2018 to replace Chief Dan Parkinson on January 1, 2019. It is this writer’s opinion that this current police board, having done […]

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Historical Allegations in Cornwall That Will Never Truly Be Resolved by Jamie Gilcig 110117

Cornwall Ontario – With the current “Red Scare” like atmosphere floating around the World, from the Weinstein allegations, to Kevin Spacey and other bigwigs in all fields, and even going back to Sir John A MacDonald, questions are being asked and emotional responses and allegations to many of those questions are the soup de jour. […]

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st 1PM-3PM

Students First Rally at Cornwall MPP Office WEDNESDAY NOV 1st  1PM-3PM

How to Support the Students First Rally!! We understand as students that not everyone who wants to can make it to Toronto for the College Student Alliance’s student rally at Queen’s Park this Wednesday, November 1st; however, there is still a way we can all participate and join the collective student voice by having our […]

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

St. Lawrence College Cornwall Hit the Picket Lines by Seamus James 102717

CORNWALL ONTARIO – In a switch from having to cross a picket line, St Lawrence College students in Cornwall came out Thursday to join the OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union) picket, to demonstrate their need to have classes resume, as well as to show their support for College Faculty – but not so much […]

#OPP Commish – Driver Inattention @ Its Worst – 3 Truckers Charged 102617

#OPP Commish – Driver Inattention @ Its Worst – 3 Truckers Charged 102617

“Driver inattention at its worst,” says OPP Commissioner   (TORONTO, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes announced charges at a news conference today that stem from three recent separate commercial transport truck collisions that claimed the lives of six people, including a 14-year-old boy. Two of the collisions occurred on Highway 401, one […]

Can Jagmeet Singh Help Andrea Horwath Become Premier of Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Can Jagmeet Singh Help Andrea Horwath Become Premier of Ontario?  by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Cornwall Ontario – There’s a lot of buzz about new Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, but he’s not expected to have a Mulcair or Layton type impact in the next Federal election. (Former NDP leader & player behind the Orange Crush, the Lion of Outremont, Thomas Mulcair in happier times) However, provincial NDP supporters may […]

Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black: Quebec is now the beacon of astute economic policy in this country While Quebec becomes an economic leader, most of English Canada is waddling through the wet cement of applied social democratic truisms. Quebec is outpacing Canada economically, for the first time since the piping days of Maurice Duplessis. Under his authoritarian guidance […]

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