SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

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 term “nazi” regarding the former Liberal… Continue reading SD&SG MPP Jim McDonell Tire Fires Autism Incident in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 031919

McDonell Office Staff Call Police on Autism Protesters in Cornwall Ontario 031219

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 been laid and the CCPS has… Continue reading McDonell Office Staff Call Police on Autism Protesters in Cornwall Ontario 031219

CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

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’s been an election of change… Continue reading CFN Predicts a 75 Seat PC Majority Wynne for Doug Ford on June 7th -by Jamie Gilcig

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

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 that increasing the minimum wage is… Continue reading SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

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 as well. It’s getting harder to… Continue reading Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

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 previously indicating support for such measures:… Continue reading SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

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 helped make this an amazing year… Continue reading Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Kilger Booed Twice at River Kings Military Tribute Night in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 26, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Mayor Bob Kilger was booed not once, but twice at the opening of the River Kings game in Cornwall Saturday night.  Carnival promoter Council Candidate Brock Frost was in full campaign mode as he wheeled out MP Guy Lauzon who prattled about winning the war on Terrorism and MPP Jim McDonell showed… Continue reading Kilger Booed Twice at River Kings Military Tribute Night in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 26, 2014

2014 Ontario Election Predictions, Reviews, Endorsements & Endorsnots by Jamie Gilcig June 9, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – I have personally never seen such an ugly and desolate election as the one occurring here in Ontario. The only blessing is that it’s been a short one. It hasn’t been dragged out.  One would have to ask even why it happened? It’s looking as though one party is flirting with a… Continue reading 2014 Ontario Election Predictions, Reviews, Endorsements & Endorsnots by Jamie Gilcig June 9, 2014

Three CPS Officers Await After I ask Question at Chamber All Candidates Debate in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

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 with the NDP grabbing the centre… Continue reading Three CPS Officers Await After I ask Question at Chamber All Candidates Debate in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Did Andrea Horwath Get an Election Called in Ontario Just to Get Rid of Tim Hudak? By Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Did NDP leader Andrea Horwath agree to call an election just to get rid of Tim Hudak?   Polling is showing very little over all movement. On Eric Grenier’s Threehundredeight.com support shows that the NDP really are not going to improve in spite of a scandal plagued Liberal government under Premier Kathleen Wynne… Continue reading Did Andrea Horwath Get an Election Called in Ontario Just to Get Rid of Tim Hudak? By Jamie Gilcig

Non Debate in Martintown – Who won? Who cares? Guilt by Association? by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s a ho hum race here in SD&G with all but most certain that MPP Jim McDonnell expected to pull in nearly 70% of the vote. The only real question is whether Liberal John Earle and his hair  will fall into third place behind Elaine MacDonald and her NDP. The debates started… Continue reading Non Debate in Martintown – Who won? Who cares? Guilt by Association? by Jamie Gilcig

Howard Galganov Mulling Run as Conservative Independent in Ontario Election for SD&G

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CFN – Linguistic Political Activist Howard Galganov is rolling around the idea of running as an Independent Conservative in the upcoming June 12, Ontario election. The SD&G riding currently is held by PC incumbent Jim McDonell.   Liberal John Earle and his hair are running for the Liberals, while Elaine MacDonald will be stumping again… Continue reading Howard Galganov Mulling Run as Conservative Independent in Ontario Election for SD&G

Andie Sticks Tongue Out at Kathy as Timmy Spits from the Corner – Election Time in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – May 2, 2014

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 the hands of Andrea. This has… Continue reading Andie Sticks Tongue Out at Kathy as Timmy Spits from the Corner – Election Time in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – May 2, 2014

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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 petition there’s always the chance that… Continue reading We the undersigned ask all levels of Government, & agencies Treat CFN fairly when it comes to spending our tax dollars on advertisements and public notices.

Is NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Ready to Roll With a Spring Election in Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig

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 led Conservatives this may be the… Continue reading Is NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Ready to Roll With a Spring Election in Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig

SD&G Liberals Scraping Bottom for John Earle Nomination as Election Drums Beat Louder by Jamie Gilcig

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 no stranger to patronage appointments.  She’s… Continue reading SD&G Liberals Scraping Bottom for John Earle Nomination as Election Drums Beat Louder by Jamie Gilcig

Mark A MacDonald Announces on Facebook That He’s Running for Council in Cornwall Ontario – March 3, 2014

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 MPP Jim McDonell.   He won… Continue reading Mark A MacDonald Announces on Facebook That He’s Running for Council in Cornwall Ontario – March 3, 2014

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