Mayor & MP’s Picnic All Wet – MP Lauzon Refuses to Disclose Canada Day Budget – by Jamie Gilcig MAY 23, 2017

Mayor & MP’s Picnic All Wet – MP Lauzon Refuses to Disclose Canada Day Budget – by Jamie Gilcig MAY 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   Monday was a rainy drizzly day in Cornwall.  Apparently our mayor, not big on original thought or ideas of his own, tried to team up with another sizzling mind in MP Guy Lauzon to have a partisan party in Lamoureux Parc at taxpayer expense. Did you know about it?  I didn’t. […]

Elaine MacDonald Puts Cornwall in Liability Position After Wage Freeze Shadow Negotiations MAY 19, 2017

Elaine MacDonald Puts Cornwall in Liability Position After Wage Freeze Shadow Negotiations MAY 19, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   I live in a very strange community.   Here in Cornwall the people that clean city hall can’t run for council.  Yet Elaine MacDonald, President of the Labour Council, can. That’s letting the fox in the henhouse when it comes to the staff that make the city work. Likewise it tends […]

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Re:  Canada Committed to Lower Debt Ratio, Morneau Says Before Budget, 2017-03-20 http://bloombergtv.ca/2017-03-20/news/politics/canada/canada-committed-to-lower-debt-ratio-morneau-says-before-budget/ After the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars to bail out big banks and corporations. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, our government stepped up with a $200 billion package for troubled lenders – the Extraordinary Financing Framework.  In normal […]

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

  OTTAWA ONTARIO – How many Prime Ministers can dance on the head of a pin while the marijuana money rolls in?   In the bright shadows of the Le Dain Commission and the Senate Commission Young Liberals resurrected the Liberal Party during the last election and part of the deal was marijuana legalization and […]

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

Horwath Zaps Wynne Over Hydro as Election Drums Beat by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Hydro will be THE election issue in Ontario.   With Premier Wynne fighting for her political life she’s blinked first and reacted to the NDP’s strong first blow. The day after leader Andrea Horwath outlined plans to even out the playing field hydro wise, Ms Wynne announced sweeping hydro cuts which reek […]

Conrad Black Thinks the Conservative Leader Has to Speak French FEB 19, 2017

Conrad Black Thinks the Conservative Leader Has to Speak French FEB 19, 2017

CFN – For many weeks I have been reviewing and meeting candidates for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. It has been an astonishing race, with a multiplicity of candidates, few of whom are household names to a significant number of Canadians, and in an electoral process that is a computerized, remote-control treatment of a […]

Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco DEC 23, 2016

Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco DEC 23, 2016

  Investigation results in 3 ton seizure: CRTF On December 20, 2016, during an enforcement operation, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) intercepted a cube van exiting a South Glengarry shoreline property. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 3,080 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco. The following three (3) individuals from St-Jerome, Quebec […]

2 Kahnawake Men Charged by CRTF in Cut Tobacco Bust NOV 24, 2016

2 Kahnawake Men Charged by CRTF in Cut Tobacco Bust NOV 24, 2016

  CORNWALL ONTARIO  – On the night of Tuesday, November 15, 2016, while conducting an operation along the St. Lawrence River, in South Glengarry, Ontario, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed a boat, approaching a privately owned campground and shortly thereafter, a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was observed exiting this location. […]

CRTF Charge CLAUDE HAINEAULT in 113 KG Marijuana Bust NOV 15, 2016

CRTF Charge CLAUDE HAINEAULT in 113 KG Marijuana Bust  NOV 15, 2016

  Over 100 kilograms of marihuana seized by CRTF. CORNWALL ONTARIO – During the evening of July 21, 2016, the Cornwall Regional Task Force’s (CRTF) marine unit observed a vessel without navigation lights travelling eastbound on the St. Lawrence River near Hamilton Island. The vessel was followed to the vicinity of Pointe Trépanier, Quebec where […]

Donald Trump’s Election Win – Touching the Wellspring of Public Anger by Conrad Black NOV 10, 2016

Donald Trump’s Election Win – Touching the Wellspring of Public Anger by Conrad Black NOV 10, 2016

It is not such a surprise that Americans have elevated Donald Trump to the headship of their country. It was improbable at first, because of his raucous personality, and the fact he had never held public office or a high military command (the almost invariable qualifications for a nominee). He financed his own campaign, avoiding […]

Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald Balks At Bus Trip of Public Works Buildings OCT 6, 2016

Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald Balks At Bus Trip of Public Works Buildings OCT 6, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – While some CFN viewers have asked if City Councilor Mark A. MacDonald was in the Witness Protection program, the long time councilor did speak out today about a special council meeting to take one of their vaunted bus trips to look at the sites before deciding to write a large cheque for […]

Sharon Hyman’s APARTNERS Looks at Couples Living Happily Apart APRIL 5, 2016

Sharon Hyman’s APARTNERS Looks at Couples Living Happily Apart APRIL 5, 2016

Apartners Live Happily Ever After – in Places of Their Own “I want you. I need you. I just don’t want to live with you.” By Sharon Hyman: I’m a filmmaker, a Canadian, a former Orthodox Jew, an aspiring free spirit. He is a musician, an engineer, an Albanian-American with Buddhist leanings, a functional grownup. […]

Mail Box Attacks in Rideau Lakes Near Brockville #OPP March 28, 2016

Mail Box Attacks in Rideau Lakes Near Brockville #OPP March 28, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville)] DAMAGED MAILBOXES IN RIDEAU LAKES 2016-03-28 Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into several damaged mailboxes on Bay Road, Rideau Lakes Township. On the 26th of March 2016 at about 4:30 PM officers were notified of not only […]

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

    Dear Editor,   For several years, “Keeshechewan” residents have been coming to the Cornwall and  “Ahkwesáhsne” communities to escape the springtime flood waters of the Albany River.   It’s a hardship for the families for sure, but our communities strive to make it work, and we’ve developed something of a rapport along the […]