CFN – When Toronto Mayor Rob Ford entered rehab admitting and facing his many addictions and life issues he took a step towards saving his life. He also ended his political career. Surely a fair trade off, but more of a reflection of the cruel cult of celebrity that fueled his character; but ultimately ended… Continue reading Why Rehab Finished Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s Career by Jamie Gilcig July 8, 2014
CORNWALL Ontario – I had an interesting chat with two of Cornwall’s finest last night. Mayhem broke out at the Waterfront Committee meeting. CFN and myself were blindsided. For a few years now our high school drop out mayor, Bob Kilger, and some of his friends; I guess because they can’t defend themselves for… Continue reading Another Black Eye for Cornwall Ontario As Waterfront Committee Leads to Police Call
CORNWALL Ontario – Canlyte is flipping the switch off here in Cornwall Ontario. That would be nearly 200 manufacturing and support jobs lost and they join the hundreds lost recently in the call centre segment of our employment map. The announcement, or admission as it was leaking all over Social Media as upset employees started… Continue reading Cornwall Ontario Loses Nearly 200 More Manufacturing Jobs – Jamie Gilcig Election Blog
So you’re working at home; or just chillaxing, or have just put the baby to bed and your silence is disturbed by a doorbell. It’s a person trying to come in and check your water heater; or someone trying to sell you something; or a religious group looking for new members. Or worse; it’s a… Continue reading Jamie Gilcig for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario Election Blog – It’s time for a Door To Door Solicitation By-Law
Would you like to own the largest and most read newspaper in a market of over 45,000 people? CFN is for sale! With over 29.5 million page views in 2013 and averaging around 60,000 unique visitors CFN is a key building stone with a large regional reach into Ottawa, Eastern Ontario, and into Western Quebec… Continue reading CFN for Sale! Own your own Online Newspaper! Email email@example.com or call 855 444 1133
Marijuana is not new to anyone here in Cornwall or for that matter just about anywhere else. We live in times where bizarre laws are changing and the public is pushing hard for that change. In Colorado and Washington State Marijuana is now bringing in hard cash into the public purse via taxes rather than… Continue reading It’s time to change how Cornwall Polices Marijuana – Election Blog by Jamie Gilcig
CORNWALL Ontario – As some of you know I was charged by Cornwall Police for making threatening phone calls over a month ago. I’ve had people state that I had been found guilty, which I haven’t. I’ve been fingerprinted, put in a cell, patted down. I’ve had phone calls in the night from the… Continue reading Are my Police Charges in Cornwall Ontario a Political Smear? by Jamie Gilcig – April 9, 2014
Saturday was an interesting day politically here in Cornwall Ontario. As I stated at the bottom of my election banner on the left, I feel we have to change the culture of our city. Yesterday three political events took place. First was the Provincial Liberal leadership nomination which was essentially a clique love in.… Continue reading Changing Our Culture & 3 Political Events Saturday – Election Blog by Jamie Gilcig
CORNWALL Ontario – There’s a lot of misinformation about myself and CFN out in the community and I thought I’d take this opportunity to clear some of it up. When I first moved here my first job was with our local Habitat for Humanity outlet as their marketing manager. It was a total blast and… Continue reading Clearing Up Some Lies & Mistruths in Cornwall Ontario Regarding CFN & Myself by Jamie Gilcig – March 28, 2014
CFN – Youth retention is a huge issue in Cornwall Ontario, and while it’s easy to make it an election issue there’s very little any candidate can do to change the course and direction of what’s happening here in our fair city. Today I was talking with a young man that was planning to run… Continue reading Youth Retention is Critical to Our Future in Cornwall but is it an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig
It’s hard to juggle running CFN and getting my campaign going. It’s been particularly hard this past week, what with dealing with a hate group and some of the political knives coming out early. It’s always awesome to get people to out themselves early in the game. This has happened with some of those… Continue reading The Knives Are Out Early – Will this be a clean election in Cornwall Ontario?
CORNWALL Ontario – That’s Todd Lihou, editor of The Seaway News which is owned by TC Media (Transcontinental). It used to be known as The Shoppers News or Shopping News and is a free weekly hand out. Mr. Lihou was hired after a meeting occurred where Rick Shaver, former part owner asked me to… Continue reading Transcontinental TC Media Showing Bias in 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election?
Today I’m going to talk about the biggest pillar of my platform and it’s what I call… 5 in 4 5 in 4 simply means that I will work towards cutting taxes by 5% over the 4 years of my first term. Cornwall has seen a large rise in taxes over the 8 years of… Continue reading 5 in 4 – My plan to Cut Taxes 5% in my First Term of Office as Mayor of Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig
The Cornwall Free News is proud to be celebrating its 5th Birthday Sunday February 9th at 2:30 PM at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario! We kick things off with Funny Man Mark Vincent followed by Cornwall Songstress Mandee Woods who is taking a break from recording to help celebrate our event! We make a… Continue reading Where to Get your FREE ticket to the CFN Birthday Celebration at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario? CLICK HERE!
CORNWALL Ontario – Thank you for the response to our 11th Councilor column. It’s been impressive and your feedback has been helpful and amazing. The biggest issue since we started was the waste spending on outside agencies here in Cornwall. It’s that time of the year when outside agencies come hat in hand asking… Continue reading Your 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – Outside Agency Funding – Let’s Stop the Bleeding
Cornwall Ontario – I get asked a lot about local politics. Young people, old, heck sometimes by politicians themselves. There is a lot of material in Cornwall which can be good and bad. With elected officials and some management playing games with the releasing of info I thought it’d be time… Continue reading The 11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – New Conflict of Interest By Law for Cornwall Ontario? Jan 27, 2014
CFN– Five years is a mile stone for any small business. On February 9, 2014 CFN will be celebrating our 5th Anniversary by screening the legendary film Blade Runner on the Big Screen live at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario! The Port is a 72 year old original Roxy theatre with balcony! Blade… Continue reading CFN Celebrates Our 5th Birthday Sunday February 9th Screening Blade Runner at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario CLICK FOR DETAILS
Cornwall Ontario – It’s really weird covering a story when you’re in the story. As many of our viewers know I’m an activist at heart. Beaver Gate; defeating Wal-Mart over the First Student Drivers Survivor Weekend, finding lost dogs and people… So when I discovered and started to cover the Chem Tanks being… Continue reading NO TANKS Rally Draws Nearly 100 in Cornwall Ontario – New Committee to be Formed – PETITION Jan 20, 2014