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 termContinue Reading

A very tiny protest led to police officers rushing to MPP Jim McDonell’s office on 2nd Street West in Cornwall this afternoon. It’s alleged that staff hit the actual panic button when a 5 year old wouldn’t stop fidgeting with the blinds in the riding office. No charges have beenContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – In what has been a very odd election campaign it appears that Doug Ford has kept his cool and will become Ontario’s next Premier on June 7th. Between the political assassination of former PC leader Patrick Brown to the early concession of Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne, it’sContinue Reading

MPP Jim McDonell and Conservatives Vote Against $15 Minimum Wage   [Queen’s Park] This afternoon Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell along with Patrick Brown’s PC caucus voted against historic changes to raise Ontario’s general minimum wage. In public comments over the last few months PC leader Patrick Brown said thatContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario –  I live in a very strange community.  Ignorance and corruption are literally destroying our local economy.   Now two of the main three media are for sale, and the Standard Freeholder is rumored to be wobbly.  Corus Radio chopped its newsroom staff a few years ago asContinue Reading

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previouslyContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Surviving a conspiratorial City of Cornwall led boycott isn’t easy.   As we approach our 8th Anniversary good news is always nice to see especially as we survive on a near non budget with little to no staffing. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who helpedContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – I was prepared for just about anything tonight.  It’s been a crazy Ontario election here in SD&G.  Public interest has been at a minimum.  This election’s Chamber of Commerce debate had about 100 less than last elections and most of the crowd was very very partisan withContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  Shock, gasp!  Andrea Horwath, NDP provincial leader will not support the Liberal budget of Kathleen Wynne! Ok, that was tongue in cheek.  It comes down to the formality of whether the preme pulls the trigger herself or allows debate on the budget before it falls at theContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – This is going to be a very very scary exercise.    After two years of boycott from City Hall that has spread to other areas of government we are going to ask the public to support us by signing the petition below. When you create a petitionContinue Reading

CFN – Spring election drums are beating much louder after the Easter break as the buzz is that NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will not support Liberal minority PM Kathleen Wynne’s budget. With potential scandal brewing again over erased hard disk drives and the clear challenge of facing the Hudak ledContinue Reading

CFN – Has SD&G Provincial Nomination seeker John Earle ever had an adult job that wasn’t patronage tinged?   Does this make him the perfect candidate to run for Wynne Government against incumbent MPP Jim McDonell? Mr. Earle, is recently re-married to new wife Alyssa Blais who herself is noContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  Mark A MacDonald posted on Facebook today that he will be filing at City Hall to run for Council in the 2014 Municipal elections. Mr. MacDonald, a former two time councilor, ran for Mayor in 2010 losing to Bob Kilger as well as losing to PC MPPContinue Reading