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 […]

SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

I’ve only lived in this area since 2004, but something I’ve noticed is that people are not big on being accountable and owning their messes. I know that’s universal, but it’s especially ugly here, especially top down. When MPP Jim McDonell made a total boob of himself using the term “nazi” regarding the former Liberal […]

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig Trade Deadline – Bergy & Habs #epicfail Dorion Winning – Toronto Stands Pat – Winnipeg Panics – Flames Choke – Canucks Confusion

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig Trade Deadline – Bergy & Habs #epicfail Dorion Winning – Toronto Stands Pat – Winnipeg Panics – Flames Choke – Canucks Confusion

It’s been a busy trade deadline in some ways. Ottawa was facing the biggest challenge. Out were Duchene, Stone, and Dzingel. Duchene was a disastrous mistake last year. Stone simply wasn’t going to resign with the Sens and Dzingel was a sell high situation. And the Sens needed to fill the cupboards and interesting enough […]

Justin Trudeau’s SUNNY DAYS Turn Cloudy as Jody Wilson-Raybould SNC Lavalin Scandal Blows Up by Jamie Gilcig 021419

Justin Trudeau’s SUNNY DAYS Turn Cloudy as Jody Wilson-Raybould SNC Lavalin Scandal Blows Up by Jamie Gilcig 021419

There’s a certain irony about writing this piece on Valentine’s Day as it appears for many their Love for Justin Trudeau has gone stone cold. Most don’t remember that JT was in 3rd place trailing Thomas Mulcair and Stephen Harper at one time in the last election run when he and his team started passing […]

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 […]

Eric Duncan Not a Gimme for Conservative Nod in SD&G by Jamie Gilcig 020119

Eric Duncan Not a Gimme for Conservative Nod in SD&G by Jamie Gilcig 020119

No surprise that Eric Duncan wanted to get into the race quickly to replace the thug and corrupt bully that Guy Lauzon was. As his former #1 Duncan played a huge role for the Big Blue Machine in this region, but that machine has seen a few wheels fall off over the years. Not enough […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig – Habs Jeff Petry Deserves Some Norris Consideration JAN 25, 2019

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig – Habs Jeff Petry Deserves Some Norris Consideration JAN 25, 2019

While the season is only half over, the Montreal Canadiens are one of the biggest surprises this season. After the tyre fire of last season and some questionable management the team has had the hockey gods smile on them this season. With new Captain Shea Weber out for nearly most of the first half and […]

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 […]

Breaking! SOLD – CFN is Officially Sold 010319

Breaking!   SOLD – CFN is Officially Sold 010319

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Ontario’s largest newspaper has been sold ! After several years a deal was finally consummated. Details are not available at this time and will be released over the next few months. The Newspaper will be moving in a new direction under the new ownership group. Jamie Gilcig will be stepping down […]