Cornwall City Council To Vote on New Arts Position – I and Management Say Nay by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

Cornwall City Council To Vote on New Arts Position – I and Management Say Nay by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Sheep.  Not everyone likes them.  They can be a bit like Art.  Well actually that would be taking artistic licence as sheep really aren’t like art unless well….we are entering a fuzzy zone of mystical proportions that probably aren’t relative to tonight’s City Council meeting in Cornwall where one of the issues […]

Councilors Want to Revert Second Street Bike Path Changes by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

Councilors Want to Revert Second Street Bike Path Changes by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 9, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Sometimes politicians listen.   Councilor Mark M MacDonald sent out an email to Mayor O’Shaughnessy and Council as well as the media. His thoughts echoed a CFN editorial from awhile back where the public also voted in our poll about changing the dangerous changes to 2nd Street here in Cornwall. Hello Mr. […]

SD&G MP Guy Lauzon Outs CCPS Officers Involved in Donation to Mystery Man in Cornwall Ontario – FEB 4, 2015

SD&G MP Guy Lauzon Outs CCPS Officers Involved in Donation to Mystery Man in Cornwall Ontario – FEB 4, 2015

CFN –   Harper MP Guy Lauzon singled out a group of Cornwall Police that he stated were responsible for donating to the mystery man who sold his wedding ring, after 54 years of marriage, to allegedly pay for food for he and his wife who the story states is suffering from Alzheimer Disease. He […]

Kilger Illness Delays CFN T Shirt Trial Against City in Cornwall Ontario – JAN 15, 2015

Kilger Illness Delays CFN T Shirt Trial Against City in Cornwall Ontario – JAN 15, 2015

CFN – The City of Cornwall has asked for a delay of the trial regarding the removal of editor Jamie Gilcig from Council when he didn’t like Mr. Gilcig’s t shirt. The delay, because of the former Mayor’s health issues, should be a few months taking the case past the two year mark to resolve.  Hopefully […]

Cornwall CAO Norm Levac Finally Answers 5 Questions – Vincent Ice Rink Rebuild Starts Saturday January 10, 2015

Cornwall CAO Norm Levac Finally Answers 5 Questions – Vincent Ice Rink Rebuild Starts Saturday January 10, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – In what has been a not so magical mystery tour the City of Cornwall has relented and agreed to allow the Vincent family ice rink to at least finish off the season, even though part of the ice surface is on City property (as is the family’s driveway). Hello Jamie, I believe […]

Vincent Family Discouraged as City Refuses to Answer Simple Rink Rebuild Questions by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 9, 2015

Vincent Family Discouraged as City Refuses to Answer Simple Rink Rebuild Questions by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 9, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Brian Vincent is feeling discouraged.  The family was happy when a new group came together to help rebuild their family rink. A meeting was requested by the group for Thursday morning with Bill De Wit, the city manager who attended the initial break down of the boards as ordered directly by Cornwall […]

Group Forms to Legally Rebuild the Vincent Rink in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Help? JAN 7, 2015

Group Forms to Legally Rebuild the Vincent Rink in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Help?  JAN 7, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – While City Hall may not have supported the ice rink on Monaco Crescent in Cornwall, the people of the community and frankly, all across Canada clearly do. So much so that a group has been formed to rebuild the Vincent’s rink.  Members will be meeting Thursday at City Hall in hopes that […]

Two Cornwall Political Deaths – Mrs. Laurette Kilger & David Denneny Pass Away – JAN 6, 2015

Two Cornwall Political Deaths – Mrs. Laurette Kilger & David Denneny Pass Away – JAN 6, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – This week saw the passing of two political family members in Cornwall Ontario.   Former Mayor Bob Kilger saw the passing of his mother, Laurette Kilger on December 31st.    Mrs. Kilger (87) had been at Glen Stor Dun Lodge.   Mayor Kilger was a frequent visitor usually attending at least three […]

Why I Want to Move From Cornwall Ontario For the First Time After Vincent Rink Fiasco by Jamie Gilcig

Why I Want to Move From Cornwall Ontario For the First Time After Vincent Rink Fiasco by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Some very ugly people got their way and used City Hall as a bully tool to destroy a family rink.   Last night the Vincent family and some friends were essentially forced to take the boards down from their rink.   As you can see in the picture above from last week […]

Cornwall City Councilor Justin Towndale Speaks Out Regarding Vincent Ice Rink – JAN 6, 2015

Cornwall City Councilor Justin Towndale Speaks Out Regarding Vincent Ice Rink – JAN 6, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Rookie City Councilor (and Liberal nomination hopeful Justin Towndale has spoken out regarding the Monaco rink status. He sent CFN the following communication. He is only the second councilor to publicly speak out regarding the rink that the city sent trucks and police to yesterday.   Please see my comments on the […]

UPDATED City Of Cornwall Ontario Brutally Send In Trucks To Take Down Vincent Rink JAN 5, 2015

UPDATED City Of Cornwall Ontario Brutally Send In Trucks To Take Down Vincent Rink JAN 5, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Ugly politics have led to a city directed truck starting to tear down the Vincent family ice rink in Cornwall Ontario.  Manager Bill De Witt who was present said it was on direct orders of Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and CAO Norm Levac. Laura Vincent was teaching at school when City By Law […]

Patrick Gregory Finnerty – 2010 Cornwall Ontario Council Candidate Passes Away at 79 – Jan 3, 2015 OBITUARY

Patrick Gregory Finnerty – 2010 Cornwall Ontario Council Candidate Passes Away at 79 – Jan 3, 2015 OBITUARY

CORNWALL Ontario – 2010 Cornwall City Council contender Mr. Pat Finnerty passed away December 31, 2014 comfortably at home at the age of 79. Mr. Finnerty made some striking points in his own manner during the election pointing out that the community needed “new blood” to lead.   Big Money runs this city…the Fat Cats […]

Cornwall Residents to Rally for Vincent Family Ice Rink FRIDAY DEC 26th 1 PM & Why I Think the Rink Should Stay by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Residents to Rally for Vincent Family Ice Rink FRIDAY DEC 26th 1 PM & Why I Think the Rink Should Stay by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Sometimes in life you make a mistake.  Sometimes you can even be right and make a mistake. I don’t think too many are disputing the by laws of the City of Cornwall; but an awful lot of folks will be disputing the interpretation and application of those laws by supporting the Vincent […]

2014 CFN Naughty & Nice List & O’Shaughnessy Council Back to the Future Beginning by Jamie Gilcig

2014 CFN Naughty & Nice List & O’Shaughnessy Council Back to the Future Beginning by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Alas many of us had hope for change after Mayor Bob Kilger and three of his henchmen were bounced in the last election. There was a clear message from the people that change was wanted in our city, but sadly, as some predicted, that change has not occurred, at least not yet. […]

City Councilor Mark MacDonald Rebuffs City Position on Vincent Kids Ice Rink in Cornwall Ontario

City Councilor Mark MacDonald Rebuffs City Position on Vincent Kids Ice Rink in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – City Councilor Mark A MacDonald has rebuffed the official City line over the Vincent Ice Rink on Monaco Crescent. Greetings:  This is my position with respect to the recent city of Cornwall press release regarding the kids ice rink. My understanding is that our by-law officers have the authority to use discretion […]

Can Cornwall Cut Fire Budget? Councilor Mark MacDonald Thinks So – 23/12/14

Can Cornwall Cut Fire Budget?  Councilor Mark MacDonald Thinks So – 23/12/14

CORNWALL Ontario – City Councilor Mark MacDonald has written to the CAO about getting  grip on rampant increases in Fire fighting that have led to higher taxes in Cornwall. Mr. MacDonald refers to a story in the Globe and Mail about policing costs. This just might be something that council might want to consider.   […]