Yes, the CFN Boycott is an Election Issue in the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Election by Jamie Gilcig

Yes, the CFN Boycott is an Election Issue in the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Election by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Since December 2011 The City of Cornwall, and in particular Mayor Kilger, has led a boycott that has impacted CFN.  It was borne of a lie and has spread its tentacles wide and deep not only hurting our news outlet; but hurting the community and economy of our city. CFN is an […]

Gilles Latour Emails Clients After Being Arrested on Fraud Charges – Vows to Fight! Aug 21, 2014

Gilles Latour Emails Clients After Being Arrested on Fraud Charges – Vows to Fight!  Aug 21, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Gilles Latour reached out to his clients via email.   We received several of these forwarded to us today (info@cornwallfreenews.com) along with some very concerned messages by clients of Latour Wealth Management. Dear , As you may have heard, I am currently facing legal challenges. I plan to vigorously defend myself against […]

Hoping For A Better Tomorrow for the Cornwall Ontario Area by Garden Girl – Aug 21, 2014

Hoping For A Better Tomorrow for the Cornwall Ontario Area by Garden Girl – Aug 21, 2014

  CFN – Where to start; the political climate in this area is absolutely scary. This does not feel like a community, this feels like a battle between good and evil. I do not believe I need to define who is who, anyone with a functioning brain can see that things are not right around […]

Gilles Latour Investigation More Questions Than Answers – Is He the Next William Wise? by Jamie Gilcig

Gilles Latour Investigation More Questions Than Answers – Is He the Next William Wise? by Jamie Gilcig

  Bob Kilger: Gilles Latour is a long-time personal friend and my thoughts are with him and his family at this time. (photo:facebook) CORNWALL Ontario – Former Team Cornwall Prez Gilles Latour was arrested in his office after a five month investigation by Corwall Police Services, but very little information is being made available which […]

TC Editor Lihou White Washes Fournier Report While Freeholder Lays Down by Jamie Gilcig

TC Editor Lihou White Washes Fournier Report While Freeholder Lays Down by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s been two days since Monday night’s council meeting in Cornwall where Stephen Fournier presented his report to council.   He really didn’t have to be there for the fifth time.   That’s unusual as Mr. Fournier is simply a closed meeting investigator. In this case it was for the illegal action […]

Did You Miss Out in Over 200,000 Visits of Exposure in July? CFN By the Numbers LIHOU Report!

Did You Miss Out in Over 200,000 Visits of Exposure in July?  CFN By the Numbers LIHOU Report!

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s time for our July 2014 Lihou Report; named after Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou, who raved about their numbers without really giving any numbers.    His narrative inspired this new name change in our numbers reporting as CFN has always tried to be upfront about the support we get from you; our amazing viewers! […]

Cornwall Ontario Mayor & Council to Answer for Illegal In Camera Committee Session re: Fournier Report Monday Aug 11, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Mayor & Council to Answer for Illegal In Camera Committee Session re: Fournier Report Monday Aug 11, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Stephen Fournier, Closed Meeting Investigator for the City of Cornwall will be attending the Council meeting of Monday August 11 after council bumped discussing the report by a month. His report of what occurred at a Waterfront committee meeting where Mayor Kilger and Councilor Glen Grant voted to illegally move in camera; […]

I announce I’m IN TO WIN in 2014. Clarify Rumors & Police Announcement – August 5, 2014

I announce I’m  IN TO WIN in 2014.   Clarify Rumors & Police Announcement – August 5, 2014

Last week I sent out press releases to area media.  It invited members of the press to attend my conference in front of City Hall. Only one outlet showed up and I gave out my information and was asked some good questions as the reporter is one of our better ones in this city. One […]

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – In a recent Freeholder story Economic Development officer Bob Peters goes on about our amazing “growth” in Cornwall; but are we really growing economically?    The city cites new distribution centre jobs, but doesn’t count the loss of our call centres; nor does it focus on recent job losses at Union shops […]

Conflicted WFC Member Pat Clarke to Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario – July 30, 2014

Conflicted WFC Member Pat Clarke to Run for Council in Cornwall Ontario – July 30, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – In a bewildering flip flop Cornwall Waterfront Committee member Patrick Clarke sent in his press release to announce his decision to run for council. Mr. Clarke (seated between Roy Perkins and Councilor Glen Grant) recently at the meeting where the WFC went in camera illegally as outlined in the Fournier Report also […]

CFN asks the Cornwall Council Candidates – Would you Rescind the Outrageous Council Pay Hike? POLL

CFN asks the Cornwall Council Candidates – Would you Rescind the Outrageous Council Pay Hike?  POLL

CORNWALL Ontario – Last week CFN sent a query to all those officially running for council regarding the voted upon pay hike for elected officials at the last Council meeting. The raise was severe and many residents have voted their outrage at having such increases including those union staff asked to show restraint and accept […]

Cornwall Ontario Falls to 173 in Money Sense Best Places To Live in Canada Results for 2014

Cornwall Ontario Falls to 173 in Money Sense Best Places To Live in Canada Results for 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Our city continues to slide in the Moneysense compilation of the best places to live in Canada. From 92 in 2010 to 167 in 2012 , our fair city has dropped to 173 in 2014.   The rankings note our 9.9% unemployment rate, growth of only 2.8% from 2008-2013, an average household income of […]

When Old Ontario Liberals Get Upset LOOK OUT! Former MPP Jim Brownell on the Rampage by Jamie Gilcig July 19, 2014

When Old Ontario Liberals Get Upset LOOK OUT! Former MPP Jim Brownell on the Rampage by Jamie Gilcig July 19, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Jim Brownell is very upset.  He’s ranting on his facebook page about yours truly. His invective is pretty out there for the normally mild mannered and polite retired school teacher and former Liberal MPP for our riding. I have been a huge supporter of Mr. Brownell, but sadly; due to the Liberal […]

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 2 by Jamie Gilcig

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 2 by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – In what turned out to be one of the longest presentations to council I’ve ever endured Cornwall City council voted to give itself an unprecedented raise Monday evening. The presentation was so long that the mayor and four councilors took potty breaks during the monstrous amount of info provided by the consultants. […]

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig

A Night Of Ignorance & Corruption at the Kilger Council in Cornwall Ontario PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – The July 14th meeting of Cornwall Ontario City Council has to be the best example of the dysfunction and corruption of the Kilger group. The meeting itself lasted until nearly 11PM and there were three main issues (four but I promised I’d play nicey nice on the last one) . First up […]

Marc Pilote of Cornwall Ontario on Council Pay Increase – July 12, 2014 Letter to the Editor

Marc Pilote of Cornwall Ontario on Council Pay Increase – July 12, 2014  Letter to the Editor

I normally don’t comment much on municipal affairs but the issue of pay increases for city council that will come up Monday night bothers me no end and proves in my mind that those advocating it are in it for the money. I covered city council for about 30 years and of course pay hikes were always […]

Closed Meeting Investigator Finds Waterfront Committee Foul in Moving In Camera in Cornwall Ontario – July 11, 2014

Closed Meeting Investigator Finds Waterfront Committee Foul in Moving In Camera in Cornwall Ontario – July 11, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Stephen Fournier, Closed Meeting investigator for the City of Cornwall Ontario has confirmed that the Mayor and two veteran councilors allowed a meeting of the Waterfront Committee to move in camera wrongly. The details of the report will be released by City Hall shortly; but it the core issue is why would […]

Ian Bowering Pays Up for Battery & Damaging Camera in Cornwall Ontario July 10, 2014

Ian Bowering Pays Up for Battery & Damaging Camera in Cornwall Ontario July 10, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  Woodhouse Museum Curator Ian Bowering finally paid for Battery and damaging our CFN camera ME-2 today at the Courthouse in Cornwall Ontario. It took seven months sadly because Mr. Bowering reneged on his apology and agreement to pay for damages. The incident stemmed from his attacking CFN editor Jamie Gilcig during an […]