Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall Ontario –   City Councilor Mark A MacDonald who has come under fire for pointing out the obvious, that which has inflamed the fiscal burden on the city’s budget might be where Cornwall has to look to find solutions, has come out with an intriguing and positive proposal which he’s released to city staff, council, […]

Maureen Adams Hot Mess Over Mark MacDonald Ombudsman Motion & Comment. APRIL 27, 2018

Maureen Adams Hot Mess Over Mark MacDonald Ombudsman Motion & Comment. APRIL 27, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  It can be bewildering sitting in a council meeting in Cornwall.  Monday night was first one in about three years, but more about that in a later editorial. Monday night we were treated to a presentation of information from Transport Canada that any journalist or city staffer could’ve had the same answers […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Calls Out CAG Councilors as 2 Faced HYPOCRITES 041118

Cornwall Ontario –  An incensed Cornwall Ontario City Councilor, Mark A MacDonald, sent an angry email from his vacation in Barbados over a budget committee vote for a tax hike of nearly 5% for 2018 to council and the media this afternoon!   [bs-quote quote=”Hello everyone: With respect, if you signed the pledge and voted […]

1st Column on CFN for Wendy the Weed Witch! Medical Marijuana & More! 041018

1st Column on CFN for Wendy the Weed Witch!  Medical Marijuana & More! 041018

Cornwall Ontario – Good day everyone, I’m  “Wendy the Weed Witch” and I’m excited to entertain and at least give some guidance regarding medicinal marijuana. A word of caution; as a patient, I tend to use common sense logic and am brutally honest as to the bullshit surrounding medicinal marijuana. For the first time legally, […]

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – One of the areas most successful agri businesses is closing after nearly 30 years of being in business. From its mill in Berwick Homestead Organics expanded into the facility in Morrisburg and at their peak employed over 25.  18 people will lose their employment. Our 25th Anniversary interview with Tom Manley before […]

CFN 1 on 1 with Ontario PC Leader DOUG FORD April 6, 2018

CFN 1 on 1 with Ontario PC Leader DOUG FORD April 6, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – Usually Cornwall doesn’t get much attention from political leaders in Ontario.  At best it’s usually some glad handing at closed riding association events which was why it was nice that PC leader Doug Ford and his team gave CFN some one on one time via telephone Thursday. In a most unusual election […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Trying to Skirt In Camera Rules – by Jamie Gilcig 040418

Cornwall Ontario City Council Trying to Skirt In Camera Rules – by Jamie Gilcig 040418

Cornwall Ontario – There are rules for In Camera meetings for a reason.    Past councils of Cornwall, including many current members have been sanctioned for violating them in the past. Now apparently they simply are trying to rewrite their rule book putting all the pressure on Clerk Manon Levesque which sadly will only lead […]

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Featured in Law Times Over Unauthorized Practice of Law

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Featured in Law Times Over Unauthorized Practice of Law

Cornwall Ontario – For Cornwall, Kingston, and now Ottawa Paralegal James Moak it’s been an interesting fight to see unauthorized practice by unlicensed people appearing before the Landlord & Tenant board of Ontario and other courts. He was recently featured in the LAW TIMES twice (HERE & HERE)  The weekly news bible reviewed his battle […]

CAO Maureen Adams Needs How Many HR Managers in Cornwall? By Jamie Gilcig 031118

CAO Maureen Adams Needs How Many HR Managers in Cornwall?  By Jamie Gilcig 031118

Cornwall Ontario –  The budget process has been so weird this year in Cornwall that the CBC gave a dingle to councilor Mark MacDonald who was the most diplomatic I’ve ever heard him be while hammering at the fact that it’s time to look at the big ticket items rather than meandering about cuts to […]

Budget Burns in Cornwall CFN Discovers $59K Bus Loo Contract Above Gordon’s Jewellers 030618

Budget Burns in Cornwall CFN Discovers $59K Bus Loo Contract Above Gordon’s Jewellers 030618

Cornwall Ontario – As council argues over whether to cut pizza and pop for committee meetings CFN has discovered that the City rents space above Gordon’s Jewellers on 2nd and Pitt so drivers can use the loo or take a lunch break. Of course if they break there where would they leave their buses? The […]

Cadieux Family Justice Delayed as Crown Scrambles Before Judge Diane Lahaie in Cornwall 022818

Cadieux Family Justice Delayed as Crown Scrambles Before Judge Diane Lahaie in Cornwall 022818

Cornwall Ontario – What do you do when you mess up a case in Cornwall Ontario?   Run it in a language that the victims, and most media need a translator for! Even though transcripts from the botched handling the Kristine Cadieux death by Felix Laframboise show that Mr. Laframboise agreed to his hearing in English,  […]

VOICE to Rally @ Courthouse in Cornwall Wednesday as Cadieux Calls for Firings 022818

VOICE to Rally @ Courthouse in Cornwall Wednesday as Cadieux Calls for Firings 022818

Cornwall Ontario -Robert Cadieux has taken some of the pain at the tragic loss of his wife Kristine, and his injuries, and worked  hard with a group of supporters to create a group called V.O.I.C.E. as many feel that the Crown and Justice system has let down their families and friends at the hands of […]

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

Cornwall Ontario – With the demise of yet another hockey management team there are rumblings and even a piece written by that mincing lifeguard, Hugo Rodrigues. Cornwall Ontario is a hockey town.  It just has a city government that for whatever reason refuses to allow business to be business. The subsidies given to the Cornwall […]

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

Cornwall Ontario –   The Cornwall National’s are issuing a press release today announcing that the team is folding. A last attempt was made to save them via a league meeting, but the overwhelming lack of community support did them in. The team held a meeting with players at 3 PM today with ownership wanting to […]

Aspiring Conservative Politician Lyle Warden Comes Out of the Closet – 020918

Aspiring Conservative Politician Lyle Warden Comes Out of the Closet – 020918

Cornwall Ontario –  While Patrick Brown’s been toasted politically, here in SD&G we’re seeing more young Conservatives coming out of the closet and living in their own truths. For South Glengarry Councilor Lyle Warden the big step was taken recently.  He confirmed via telephone that he has come out of the closet. In 2018 there […]

Et Tu Patrick Brown & The Conservative Glass Ceiling in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 020218

Et Tu Patrick Brown & The Conservative Glass Ceiling in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 020218

Cornwall Ontario – The Political assassination of PC leader Patrick Brown, by what appears to be an inhouse Conservative backlash of the older white guy (and gal) crowd, especially from the Eastern part of Ontario is a hot mess of political intrigue and drama. After spending a week talking to a lot of Conservatives and […]

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