Ontario Liberals are buying union votes at the hydro rate and taxpayers expense a recently retired Ontario Power Generation CEO  made $1,528,933.36  in 2015  In 2014  at least 148 OPG and Hydro One employees made more than a quarter million dollars a year and there were 12,500 OPG and HydroContinue Reading

Open Letter to residents from Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau The violence that has resulted in the murder of five young men in 2016 is a heartbreaking cause for concern for our entire community. It has left families grieving and a community searching for answers on how to prevent theseContinue Reading

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communitiesContinue Reading

CFN represents an interesting cross roads in journalism. Is news different than entertainment? Has the news become too corporate? Are media outlets too afraid to report news for fear of losing clients? Can you trust anything you read if jaundiced by that? Does the public care about important issues? HowContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce was embarrassed and humiliated as their guest speaker essentially pointed out the very reasons why it has not achieved success for several years. Reported in the Seaway News, Ontario Chamber President Allan O’Dette stated that “Cornwall that local businesses need eachContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall can at times seem like a place that never connected to the rest of the world and where rules and customs followed elsewhere don’t seem to matter? As a matter of fact when some of the residents in power are confronted or asked a question theContinue Reading

I normally don’t comment much on municipal affairs but the issue of pay increases for city council that will come up Monday night bothers me no end and proves in my mind that those advocating it are in it for the money. I covered city council for about 30 years and ofContinue Reading

That certainly seems quite extreme; however, this is exactly what 398 students from the United States did last week.   For the past few years 350.org (among many others) has been spearheading a campaign against the expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline that is slated to begin transporting Tar SandsContinue Reading

A friend of mine, a nurse who also teaches college and has two teenage children has recently received a speeding citation on a clear, straight, multi-lane stretch of highway 401 near Cobourg. She was charged with going 130 km/h in a 100 km/h zone. Her charge was not reduced inContinue Reading

Discrimination   Discrimination.  The big D word.   A word most readily used by many though rarely meritable in its’ use.   In our contemporary world of political correctness, discrimination is one of many ‘buzzwords’ that forms a politicians’ lexicon of verbal spaghetti.  Political figures love to throw around the idea thatContinue Reading

CFN –   Please be forewarned to read and think before reacting to this piece.  It’s not defending the author of the letter above  nor is it in any way condoning some of the horrible sentiments in the letter above that has gone viral. Obviously a distraught, frustrated, bat shitContinue Reading

Cabinet Shuffle – So what?   Once again all those who like to speculate on the importance and the meaning of the upcoming cabinet shuffle are busily speculating away, ruminating about new faces and fresh blood to help pull the government out of its self-dug hole.  Who is in and whoContinue Reading

CFN –  There is a void in community leadership in Cornwall Ontario.   It’s not just Mayor Kilger and his cabal of councilors who spend their time covering up scandal after scandal making Rob Ford look like Mike Duffy. We allegedly elect people to serve in political office because ofContinue Reading