Cornwall Ontario –  So this writer is sitting at his desk when the phone rings.   Someone connected to City Hall informs me that the Conflicted Conflict of Interest award given to Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy, and Councilors Elaine Macdonald and Carilyne Hebert has been transferred to the City of Cornwall.Continue Reading

Running for office is a major life decision. You are putting yourself out into the public eye to serve your community. There are many challenges. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced,  the two sessions of this seminar have something to add to your arsenal of tools and help you notContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – The Benson Charity Golf Classic has folded.  Another cultural event dying in an area already nearly void of culture. Since 2002 it was a great tool to advance the Benson name, consolidate political power, and an excuse for some golfing buddies to have a great time andContinue Reading

The lady doth protest too much, methinks For a man that to my knowledge has never set foot in Cornwall’s public Art Gallery, Standard Freeholder Editor Hugo Rodrigues sure likes to write about it. He writes about the gallery far more than say…..the shady Harbor Front deal, or how BigContinue Reading

Santa’s trip over Canada this year will be a bit different.  With a chance of hitting 20 celsius this Christmas Eve it might not be hot cocoa and layers kind of weather. Stores are reporting grumpier less Christmas like cheer with a Green Christmas. So your friendly scribbler decided toContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – This week saw the passing of two political family members in Cornwall Ontario.   Former Mayor Bob Kilger saw the passing of his mother, Laurette Kilger on December 31st.    Mrs. Kilger (87) had been at Glen Stor Dun Lodge.   Mayor Kilger was a frequent visitorContinue Reading

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order. Up next is Jamie Gilcig who is running for mayor of Cornwall. 1) Who are you?  I’ve lived in CornwallContinue Reading