Should Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

Should Cornwall Mayor  Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

There have been multiple allegations that our own Mayor, Bernadette Clement (a fellow former Montreal person), has been in a long term relationship with local lawyer Kimberly Walsh who’s the Chancellor at the local Catholic Diocese and formerly bankrupt lawyer, for many moons. In 2019 gender, religion, sexuality should play zero role in access to […]

Cornwall Council Fails Again on Garbage Contract by Jamie Gilcig 012919

Cornwall Council Fails Again on Garbage Contract by Jamie Gilcig 012919

What is the point of having a city council or having an issue come to council if it doesn’t have an actual say? More bs answers over the garbage contract. Someone should be fired simply for the fact that there should be language in all RFP’s and tenders that Council has the right to refuse […]

Cornwall Doesn’t Pay Respect on International Holocaust Memorial Day by Jamie Gilcig 012819

Cornwall Doesn’t Pay Respect on International Holocaust Memorial Day by Jamie Gilcig 012819

Cornwall is a city where its sitting MPP, Jim McDonnell caused publicity by at the time comparing the Premier of the province to Nazi’s. There was a vibrant Jewish community in Cornwall, but most have left. Cornwall’s culture besides being a bully culture by nature, can be very intolerant. And yet when we elect a […]

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Did I hear anything about the young girl that took her own life? For the second time in two years I was queried that recently. We don’t like to talk about suicide. The police do not put it on the blotter. Here in Cornwall they refused to give me any numbers or data. After much […]

Trashy Meeting of Cornwall City Council Turns Ugly Over Garbage Recycling Contract 011619

Trashy Meeting of Cornwall City Council Turns Ugly Over Garbage Recycling Contract 011619

Leave it to Cornwall City Management to find ways to turn the optics ugly when it comes to contracts and RFPs. Just like the GSDL Pharmacy contract where it appeared that Medical Arts Pharmacy was screwed over, now long time service provider HGC is fighting for its survival locally. For the record I’m happy for […]

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

In life people make mistakes. Smart ones clean them up or mitigate them. For Comic book store owner Randy Sauve his recipe seems to be to pour gasoline on the fire and raise the rhetoric which has resulted in him being sued for defamation. There’s 3 part test for Defam in Canada. If you’ve failed […]

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on  Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

The Fraser Institute have come out with a report that shows donations to charities across Canada, but especially in Ontario are down over 30% since 2006. Boggling though, right here in Cornwall, this newspaper has over $2,000.00 available in our charity fund. Local business and area people, who aren’t looking for photo ops, have donated […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

After much paper chasing it appears that Groupe Quint, another Montreal Developer is the new owner of Cornwall Square.    CFN has learned that one of its management team is in Cornwall as we go to press.   We will update this story shortly.  If you have information about this story please email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or dial […]

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer? 121018

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer?  121018

CFN started to get calls and messages early this morning stating that staff at Cornwall Square were let go.     The mall mysteriously was announced to be sold at a fire sale rate after previous announcements of part of it to be demolished and the mall repurposed.   Oddly enough the name of the buyers was […]

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Cornwall Ontario –  And so it starts.   As predicted the latest council, gerrymandered by local unions and kool aid drinkers saw the first bite into them with Council barely responding to the water rates requested by City Management going up 4.07% This writer doesn’t dispute that the raise is needed.    Political neglect and management […]

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Cornwall Ontario – I kinda giggled when I found out that there was a Canadian Francophone organisation locally.   Not because I disrespect Francophones, but this area has people like that silly man with his pins and of course Dianne Poirier, retired school teacher,  who besides being President of this local group has been a driving […]

Cornwall Community Police Service Only Report 1 of of 48 Calls for Service 112718

Cornwall Community Police Service Only Report 1 of of 48 Calls for Service 112718

Published by Stephanie MacRae Published on 2018-11-27 BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 28-year-old Akwesasne woman was arrested on November 26th, 2018 and charged with breach of undertaking for contacting and being within 100 metres of her boyfriend. It is alleged the woman breached her conditions on November 18th, 2018 when she was observed in the company […]

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service reported an increase from 71 to 91 Sexual Assault charges that were laid in Cornwall in from 2016 to 2017. You can’t blame a lack of resources.    The CCPS cost per capita is nearly on par with Toronto and nearly 3 times the cost of the […]

LTE: Kyle Bergeon Cites Another Threat to Legion Park in Cornwall 110818

LTE: Kyle Bergeon Cites Another Threat to Legion Park in Cornwall 110818

Another year, another assault on Legion Park by the City of Cornwall. I can’t say that I am surprised. The consultant agency was directed by numerous City Staff to recommend moving the Park out to the Benson Centre. Cornwall Minor Baseball was grilled by the agency to support moving it out to the Benson Centre. […]

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  CFN like all media outlets needs revenue to survive.  Our original business model was to support local business at reasonable rates. In fact we didn’t have digital ads (like adsense) until the City initiated a conspiratorial boycott that impacted our roster of advertisers, many of whom were threatened and bribed to pull […]

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