MAY 6, 2021 – You can’t fight City Hall it appears. No surprises as Cornwall Police Service Chief Danny Aikman announced his retirement after only a few years as police chief. The push by the Mayor’s camp for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to get the top seat was much discussedContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – This newspaper received an apology from its previous Bishop after not being sent press releases by its Chancellor Kimberly Walsh who has worked intimately with Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement. Since that time we’ve had sporadic releases, but this time nothing after Father Vaillancourt’s conviction?   AContinue Reading

As odd as politics can be at City Hall, Elaine MacDonald has hit a new low water mark. As reported in other media she stated the following as the budget process kicks off.  “everything is going up, and people should accept the fact that taxes will be going up.   IfContinue Reading

A new sign grading for local eateries goes into effect in 2016.    In theory it’s a great idea giving consumers a clear window via a Green card, inferring safety, yellow, and red for closed.    However in theory Communism is the best form of government which has never reallyContinue Reading

Patrick Burger, Guy Lauzon, Bernadette Clement, Elaine Kennedy CFN- It was a feisty debate at the Civic Complex last night. Three of the four candidates were ready for battle and battle they did. The Green Party Candidate, Elaine Kennedy, was much more circumspect about the election preferring to talk about theContinue Reading

CFN – It was a great day for the 1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival in Cornwall’s Lamoureax Park. You couldn’t have asked for better weather. It was bright and sunny with a cool breeze blowing off the river. While we were setting up at 8 AM you could seeContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – We knew it was going to happen.  Incumbents Bernadette Clement and Elaine MacDonald signed on the dotted line and will run for council again in 2014. Both are on the Feral Five list of councilors that have essentially rubber stamped Mayor Kilger’s secretive and at times essentiallyContinue Reading

(Tom Manley holding Fitzy the Wonder Dachshund!) CFN –   Tom Manley is an interesting politician.   From his stunning results for the Green Party he shifted to the Liberals in SD&SG.   He has been one of the true pillars of the party since his run for MP aContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – As many of our loyal viewers and subscribers know CFN has been the victim of a conspiratorial boycott that leads all the way, as many believe, to Queen’s Park and the Wynne Government? In many ways it’s worse than the Rob Ford boycott of the Toronto Star;Continue Reading

Friends of Vets in Cornwall are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser! Saturday, April 5th, 2014 Time: 4:30pm opening, 5:00pm speeches, 6:00pm meal served Social and Entertainment after. This fundraiser to financially support our group to cover costs for our next video on Peer to Peer Support Group meetings helping veterans and their families. This newContinue Reading

CFN – A major discussion of the biennial Liberal Convention in Montreal was the need for infrastructure, both physical such as rail, human such as education, and services such as health care. Clearly, infrastructure is the critical role of government. Even though the private sector will usually build infrastructure, onlyContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  Andre Rivette was not happy Tuesday after Mayor Bob Kilger pulled a quick motion to add 1% to the 2014 budget which was quickly seconded by Bernie “Boo Boo” Clement.   Ms Clement, always quick to support her mayor was not available to comment.   Mayor Kilger,Continue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Hmm…how to gentrify a former industrial city with a stunningly beautiful waterfront…. a) build luxury condos?  b)  build lovely green spaces for the community to enjoy?  c) lease out lands to a firm that will plunk a chemical tank or two after the property had been cleanedContinue Reading