Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate? By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate?  By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Justin Trudeau skipped the first leadership debate. It’s a sign of how bad things are in Canadian Politics and the protection of our Democracy. That he didn’t finish last even though he didn’t attend says a lot. Andrew Scheer did better than this writer expected. His people got him to grin less, and he was […]

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner? By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner?  By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Doug Ford is in the cat seat right now. With an expected Trudeau Minority win he just has to glide through this election without tipping the pot. While he’s come on hard early in his Ontario mandate, he’s also shown a willingness to reconsider positions and govern the province, and not just his party, which […]

Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement & Council Vote Against Backyard Wood Fire Pits in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 091019

Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement & Council Vote Against Backyard Wood Fire Pits in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 091019

Thee’s nothing like the crackle of real wood in a chimenea or wood pit. With no real cultural activity in the city other than cover bands and drag nights, weekend fires are a chance for friends and family to enjoy some time together. Some of the best nights I’ve had in this city were around […]

Cornwall Ontario Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement Admits City Has Not Done Ford Line by Line Financial Review. By Jamie Gilcig 082319

Cornwall Ontario Cat Hating Mayor Bernadette Clement Admits City Has Not Done Ford  Line by Line Financial Review. By Jamie Gilcig  082319

Over 90 per cent of eligible municipalities have participated in the Ford governments line-by-line budget review. Cornwall’s Cat hating mayor Bernadette Clement admitted recently at the AMO conference that the city was not one of those to take the provincial funded exercise. Why wouldn’t she and the city do so? After all we clearly have […]

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Akwesasne has a long history of weed traffic. While many focus on the illegal tobacco smuggling; Marijuana has long been moved through Akwesasne. In fact when this newspaper covered allegations of Fentanyl laced cannabis they were based in Akwesasne. Frightening enough, the EOHU ran to another media squealing that there wasn’t any. All the local […]

Are Cornwall Voters Mentally Handicapped? By Jamie Gilcig #CWLPOLI June 28, 2019

Are Cornwall Voters Mentally Handicapped?   By Jamie Gilcig #CWLPOLI June 28, 2019

So I’m reading coverage of a special group think with the assistance from someone from Kingston. They came up with five priorities. The Waterfront, more population, better housing, Economic Development, and Environmental Sustainability (the last of which I’m sure they farted out because they couldn’t’ come up with a real fifth. ) Most of this […]

There Truly is Only 1 Way to Fix Cornwall Ontario BRAMPTON 2.0 by Jamie Gilcig 062019

There Truly is Only 1 Way to Fix Cornwall Ontario BRAMPTON 2.0 by Jamie Gilcig 062019

The CBC just did a story on Cornwall that certainly won’t help what ails. A population over 5 years older than the rest of the province is only a part of the tale. The biggest problem is the Mayor herself, her team and her supporters. When CFN started in 2009 she was a councilor. Many […]

The Real Issue of People Retention in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 061119

The Real Issue of People Retention in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 061119

It’s so charming to see the Seaway News hint at some of the core issues here in the River City. It really is, even if they miss the mark. Whether it’s on purpose for fear of losing support from City Hall or simply a lack of talent only the viewer can decide. Shawna O’Neil recently […]

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 […]

BREAKING Cornwall City Clerk Manon Levesque Exposes Mayor Clement & Campaign Manager For Overspending – Day Before Committee Meeting 051419

BREAKING Cornwall City Clerk Manon Levesque Exposes Mayor Clement & Campaign Manager For Overspending – Day Before  Committee Meeting 051419

What a dysfunctional attempt at Machiavellian intrigue is going on in the shadows at City Hall in Cornwall. At root is what appears to be the Mayor and CAO throwing Clerk Manon Levesque under the bus for not issuing a final certificate with spending limits for the municipal election that Mayor Bernadette Clement has admitting […]

Overspending Complaint Against Cornwall Mayor Highlights Toxic Bully Culture in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 042419

Overspending Complaint Against Cornwall Mayor Highlights Toxic Bully Culture in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 042419

Cornwall is not a unique community. It however does have a strain of bully culture that is very rare in that it’s embraced by its victims, many times more than its bullies, who really, because of cronyism, aren’t that capable. An example is that when I tried to save our Public Art Gallery and ended […]

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 […]

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

It’s that time again! First night of the race to Lord Stanley’s Cup. The lightweights have been separated by those that truly want to win and the hopefuls get to do their best against the real contenders. The old cliche about making the playoffs and anything happening really isn’t true. Either a team has true […]

Veterinary Tourism Taking Pet Owners from Ottawa to Cornwall Over to Massena NY by Jamie Gilcig 040219

Veterinary Tourism Taking Pet Owners from Ottawa to Cornwall Over to Massena NY by Jamie Gilcig 040219

When you have to face a decision too many pet owners deal with the last thing you want to do is worry about cost or questions about whether you’re a regular customer of a vet clinic. Yet that was exactly what happened to this writer when my beloved cat Sam was ready to cross the […]

United Way Clique Politics Lead to Demise of Bereaved Families Office in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 032719

United Way Clique Politics Lead to Demise of Bereaved Families Office in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 032719

Ugh, what a horrible and sad story to write. Death is something that shatters so many lives. It’s part of life. None of us escape it. Sadly one of the few services in Cornwall and SD&G announced that it’s shutting down barring an angel of support after its latest fundraiser drew few donors. IN another […]

Trudeau Budget Looks like Pre Cursor to SNAP Election Call. by Jamie Gilcig 032019

Trudeau Budget Looks like Pre Cursor to SNAP Election Call. by Jamie Gilcig 032019

It’s amazing how politics work. There are the kool aid drinkers, the partisans, and then the slim amount of folk that will actually listen and read what is being said before making a decision where to park their vote. With Justin Trudeau fighting for his political life because of the SNC Lavalin scandal or #lavscam […]

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