Hugo & Todd Fight It Out Over Appointing Denis Carr to Council in Cornwall OCT 31, 2015

Halloween seems a great time to write this piece and ponder the future of this term on council. After the utter joke that was not only the Brock Frost term on council, but the manner in which council dealt with the the hot mess that was his tenure the public is sorta mulling about what… Continue reading Hugo & Todd Fight It Out Over Appointing Denis Carr to Council in Cornwall OCT 31, 2015

Crunching Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election Numbers from 2010 to 2014 by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – The City put out an interesting graph that clearly shows that older voters turn out more for elections than younger ones.  The irony is that if you read social media the younger ones make the most noise and have the highest reach so why don’t they vote? That’s not the question for… Continue reading Crunching Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election Numbers from 2010 to 2014 by Jamie Gilcig

Francine Taillon Picks Up Her CEDARS ON WHEELS Prize in Cornwall Ontario – NOV 25, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Smart Cookie Francine Taillon won our contest and was closest to the pin in our CFN election contest.  She collected her $25 gift certificate to Cedars on Wheels.   Pierre and MIA posed with her (Jey was busy manning the cash). I had a Lamb Platter to go as I couldn’t stop… Continue reading Francine Taillon Picks Up Her CEDARS ON WHEELS Prize in Cornwall Ontario – NOV 25, 2014

271 Days Later – My Police Charges Still Not Dropped – Political Smear 101 by Jamie Gilcig NOV 7, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  I was asked what was the hardest part of this last year?  Was it the police charges?  Was it that after Bell provided a production order that categorically stated that I never made the calls (nearly six months ago!)  that the police and crown put forth in their disclosure that not one,… Continue reading 271 Days Later – My Police Charges Still Not Dropped – Political Smear 101 by Jamie Gilcig NOV 7, 2014

Cornwall Ontario 1 – Bob Kilger 0 – City Chooses Change As Mayor & Cronies Dumped – OCT 28, 2014

 CORNWALL Ontario – Voters wanted change and they made their voices heard Monday night as Mayor Bob Kilger went down in flames.  Going along with him were long term councilors Syd Gardiner, Denis Carr, the despised Glen Grant and Gerry Samson. As of 9:25 PM one poll still wasn’t reporting but the numbers were clear… Continue reading Cornwall Ontario 1 – Bob Kilger 0 – City Chooses Change As Mayor & Cronies Dumped – OCT 28, 2014

CFN Rates the Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Dare to Compare! OCT 27, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – We rated all of those running for council in Cornwall Ontario over the last week of the election. It’s been a fierce campaign as there have been more candidates than in recent memory and there are a lot of people that simply do not want to vote for any of the incumbents… Continue reading CFN Rates the Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Dare to Compare! OCT 27, 2014

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall McDONALD MURPHY CLEMENT HEBERT DUPELLE

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Mark A MacDonald, David Murphy, Bernadette Clement, Carilyne Hebert, and Maurice Dupelle. Mark A MacDonald is back on the attack.  He fought for many issues over the last four years.   Many had suggested that he run… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall McDONALD MURPHY CLEMENT HEBERT DUPELLE

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall MCINTOSH TOWNDALE ST.JEAN RIVETTE

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Claude McIntosh, Justin Towndale, Guy St. Jean, Andre Rivette I like Claude McIntosh.  Yes, we have crossed swords.  Yes because of him Sun Media had to write me a cheque recently and after attacking me in that… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall MCINTOSH TOWNDALE ST.JEAN RIVETTE

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall SAMSON GRANT BENNETT BESNER

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Gerald Samson, Glen Grant, Todd Bennett, and Roland Besner. I like Gerry Samson.   Yes he’s like  a character from the Simpsons.  Yes my dachshund could probably take him at Jeopardy; but Gerry is passionate about issues and… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall SAMSON GRANT BENNETT BESNER

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont HUG KIELEC HART WOODS BEAUREGARD

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Mary Ann Hug, Greg Kielec, Tammy Hart, Cindy Woods, and Ray Beauregard. I can’t hide the fact that I am a fan of Mary Ann Hug.  And no, she’s never advertised with CFN.   She has that… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont HUG KIELEC HART WOODS BEAUREGARD

South Stormont Mayor Bryan McGillis On Dirtiest Election in Years – Oct 26, 2014

CFN – I had a chance to finally catch up with South Stormont Mayor Bryan McGillis who is running for a third term.   He shared on how in all his years in politics he’s never seen such a dirty election which has included theft of his and other candidates signs. But what’s most disturbing… Continue reading South Stormont Mayor Bryan McGillis On Dirtiest Election in Years – Oct 26, 2014

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont O’NEILL CARR COFFEY CAMERON

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Mike O’Neill, Denis Carr, Reg Coffey, Chris Cameron Mike O’Neill.  Where the heck did he come from? He ran one of the best campaigns as far as how he handled himself and presented his vision and hopes… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont O’NEILL CARR COFFEY CAMERON

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BLAIS MACARONE DEPASS CURRIER

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Alyssa Blais, Rony Major (Macarone) Earle Depass & Rick Currier During her service as director of the Agape Ms Blais has seen services cut while costs go up.  If you can’t run a food bank that most… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BLAIS MACARONE DEPASS CURRIER

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine on Kilger Council & Management’s High Character – Oct 25, 2014

At a recent presentation of Cornwall mayoral candidates, one candidate (O’Shaughnessy) advised the audience that administration had not followed council’s directives. The incumbent mayor replied that administration people were of high character . . .  and he said that at a time when the public is reading news media reports about how City of Cornwall… Continue reading Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine on Kilger Council & Management’s High Character – Oct 25, 2014

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BEDARD & Primeau

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Davey Bedard & Donna Primeau I’m not sure what Davey Bedard stands for or why he’s really running, but he did give one of the most entertaining speeches at the Civic Complex debate.   Rapping can be… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BEDARD & Primeau

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont SABOURIN WALDROFF

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Denis Sabourin & Rick Waldroff I don’t know what to make of Mr. Sabourin who also was a pundit on Seaway Radio along with the late Joe Gunn on our Political Round Table show. Mr. Sabourin is… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont SABOURIN WALDROFF

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont Samler & Swerdfeger

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Gary Samler & Jason Swerdfeger Mr. Samler is taking his second whack at getting elected.  He’s come a long way in the last four years.  His public speaking is much better. His knowledge and focus on issues… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont Samler & Swerdfeger

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont MEGILL & PENDERGRAST

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Heather Megill & Mark Pendergast. Ms Megill is a gifted speaker.  She did quite well at all of the candidate events she spoke at, as few as those were. She however is another school teacher turned… Continue reading CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont MEGILL & PENDERGRAST

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