OPP Don’t Break Up South Branch Bistro Mask Burning Party in Kemptville

OPP Don’t Break Up South Branch Bistro Mask Burning Party in Kemptville

APRIL 9, 2021 – During the evening of April 8, 2021, members from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a large gathering outside of a business on Clothier Street East, in the Municipality of North Grenville. The OPP received numerous requests to attend the area, and it is believed that […]

Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure. By Jamie Gilcig

Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure.  By Jamie Gilcig

March 31, 2021 – One would think after a year of a world wide pandemic that best practices would be the rule of the day for the largest province in Canada. Sadly we have failed, and that failure starts at the top. Too many rules without enforcement send the wrong messages to the public. Too […]

Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario. By MaryAnne Pankhurst

Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario.  By MaryAnne Pankhurst

JANUARY 31, 2021 – Are Ontario’s rural doctors the forgotten victims of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? It’s a question that health care workers who serve significant communities north of the GTA and 401-corridor ask themselves as the months tick by and the number of cases and outbreaks swell. For these doctors, lack of vaccine protection […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

JANUARY 24, 2021 – Anyone following the tragic deaths in our long-term care homes knows that this sector of our province has been largely ignored over time by both the present Ontario government and previous ones. Out of sight out of mind would be a good description- until of course an election comes along and […]

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips. By Jamie Gilcig

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19 emergency laws and guidelines are […]

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Now in Orange Zone After Ford Presser – Still no Mandatory Mask Wearing. By Jamie Gilcig

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Now in Orange Zone After Ford Presser – Still no Mandatory Mask Wearing. By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – It’s like telling a kid that if they don’t do what you tell them ABSOLUTELY nothing will be done to them. A stern looking Premier Ford and a scared in the headlights Christine Elliot finished their live press conference. There was much rending of garments, warnings, and stern verbiage, but no […]

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19. Here’s How. By Jamie Gilcig PETITION

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19.   Here’s How.  By Jamie Gilcig  PETITION

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – As we see COVID-19 numbers starting to spike with a long Winter ahead it’s time for the Ford Government to truly govern this pandemic. Some problems you can write a cheque to fix. Healthcare staff are limited. We only have so many and can only add so many. We need to […]

Ontario Opposes New U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

Ontario Opposes New U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

AUGUST 7, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on the U.S.-imposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum imports: “We are disappointed that the U.S. has re-imposed tariffs on imports of aluminum products from Canada, particularly at a time when our trade partnership will […]

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

JULY 14, 2020 – As I sit here I fear for my community. I fear that our leadership is failing again by not clearly mandating the wearing of masks and not enforcing what laws and rules are in place. That’s not a mix for success and it doesn’t make sense to move forward until we […]

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

APRIL 20, 2020 – It’s boggling that an entity that is supposed to serve public health is boycotting this newspaper and refusing to release info that supposedly is meant to save and protect lives. That’s exactly what Dr. Paul Roumeliotis is doing. While many can understand that people don’t like criticism, when you earn over […]

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

New Measures to Further Protect the Health and Safety of the People of Ontario TORONTO — To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the […]

No School Strikes as CUPE & Ford Government Settle – Deal Goes for Ratification 100719 #onpoli

No School Strikes as CUPE & Ford Government Settle – Deal Goes for Ratification 100719 #onpoli

Imagine that. No strike in Ontario during this Federal election. While details are sparse at this time, the agreement allows the status quo to roll. From Premier Ford: “Throughout this process our goal has been to establish agreements that respect taxpayers, students and families, while also recognizing the important contributions of our front-line education workers. […]

Education Action & Strike Call Are Reasons to Look @ the Future of Education in Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 100519 #ONPOLI

Education Action & Strike Call Are Reasons to Look @ the Future of Education in Ontario.  By Jamie Gilcig 100519 #ONPOLI

This writer was shocked this week and it takes a lot to shock someone as jaded as myself. Number 7. Do not administer medication? Really? Social media was littered with reports of children being forced to eat lunch at their desks with some allegations of them having to sit on the hall floors and eat. […]

Nick Seebruch Isn’t the Brightest Fellow : FORD BEER @ Corner Stores by Jamie Gilcig 060919

Nick Seebruch Isn’t the Brightest Fellow : FORD BEER     @ Corner Stores by Jamie Gilcig 060919

Nick Seebruch of the Seaway News isn’t the brightest journalist. He takes stands on issues like this while staying silent on important local issues. I get it. When you tell simple truths about bad people doing bad things you end up with less ads in your newspaper. For someone like Nick, possibly being replaced, with […]

Dear Premier Ford – Carbon Taxes & Gas Gouging in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 041119 PETITION

Dear Premier Ford – Carbon Taxes & Gas Gouging in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 041119   PETITION

I don’t envy your job Doug. I would never want to be Premier of Ontario. I admire your fight against the pointless and abusive cash grab that is the carbon tax. While that is going to be a long fight there is something your government can actually nail down and help we struggling Ontarian’s with […]

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 […]

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario –  All governments cannot be all things to all people.  Amanda Simard, a new MPP in Glengarry Prescott Russell who has some experience as a municipal councilor and was a Senate  page clearly either doesn’t understand politics or is playing amateur hissyfit politics. She is the first Conservative MPP in the riding since […]

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