What Does Hugo Rodrigues Have Against Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald by Jamie Gilcig 080418

What Does Hugo Rodrigues Have Against Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald by Jamie Gilcig 080418

Media can be a bewildering thing.    We are flooded with content through the day.  Local, regional, National, happy stories, tragedies, tales of injustice, and crime. Yet at the end of the day we filter all that down to a few stories on a good day. With 4 utterly pointless candidates for mayor and 32 […]

Why I Didn’t Run for Mayor or Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 072818

Why I Didn’t Run for Mayor or Council in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 072818

Cornwall Ontario –   From offers of hand made suits  by Montreal tailors and volunteers it was very tempting to run for office in Cornwall this election. When I ran in 2014 I had one clear objective which I was very proud of the results contrary to what Hugo Rodrigues likes to spew.    I wanted […]

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Cornwall Ontario –  One of the biggest problems in Cornwall is the utter failure of charities due to really bad politics. The United Way for example boycotts this newspaper.  They also kept missing their funding targets so they no longer have them.  Instead of acting like a responsible charity and pursue their mandate they fail […]

Hugo Doesn’t Seem to Understand Why the Poor Election Candidate Turnout for Cornwall? By Jamie Gilcig 071418

Hugo Doesn’t Seem to Understand Why the Poor Election Candidate Turnout for Cornwall?  By Jamie Gilcig 071418

Cornwall Ontario –  So I was having a beverage with a gentleman I was expecting to run for mayor of Cornwall Ontario.   He was bright, successful, connected to the community and had the gift of gab.   He was clearly far superior to the only person to put their name forth so far, one David Murphy, […]

Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Death of Journalists in MD Shooting Highlights Needs of Free Press by Jamie Gilcig 062918

Cornwall Ontario –   This has been a very traumatizing week for a lot of people.   Being  a mere mortal myself we all only have so much endurance. While getting ready to escape Cornwall to celebrate the Strawberry Moon at a very dear friends joint, the news hit of the five journalists shot dead in Maryland.  […]

We Get the Government We Deserve – Taxes to Go Up Nearly 5% in 2018 Election Year by Jamie Gilcig

We Get the Government We Deserve – Taxes to Go Up Nearly 5% in 2018 Election Year by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – When I ran for Mayor of Cornwall in 2014 I was really clear about our number one issue, taxes. I had a clear plan that would cut taxes by 5%.   Now knowing the lay of the land; my false police charges, still not held accountable for by a corrupt police chief, crown […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2018 & Why I’m Not a Feminist by Jamie Gilcig

Happy International Women’s Day 2018 & Why I’m Not a Feminist by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario –   It’s funny how words can become corrupt.  Phrases start out well meaning, but then we humans start to interact and corrupt things.  According to some, Communism is the greatest form of government, but as anyone that ever read or watched Animal Farm can attest, it can be as corrupt as Capitalism. There […]

LTE – Cornwall Councilor Mark A MacDonald Talks Fire Master Plan 012418

LTE – Cornwall Councilor Mark A MacDonald Talks Fire Master Plan 012418

Dear Editor:  The taxpayers of the City of Cornwall are looking at a roughly 8% increase in their property taxes, unless Council makes some decisions otherwise. The Fire Master Plan is designed to save lives and money.  It follows a Guideline from the Ontario Fire Marshal and it’s based on costs the community can afford. […]

Mike Duffy Will Win Lawsuit But Will Anyone Be Held Responsible? By Jamie Gilcig 82517

Mike Duffy Will Win Lawsuit But Will Anyone Be Held Responsible?  By Jamie Gilcig 82517

Cornwall Ontario – Blaring headlines are all over Canadian media with the news of Senator Mike Duffy suing the RCMP and Senate for close to eight million dollars. He’s represented by one of Canada’s best lawyers, Lawrence Greenspon.  I should know as Mr. Greenspon is representing me after the silly Upper Canada District School Board […]

Cornwall Resident MICHAEL LABELLE Doesn’t Like his Home Town LTE May 12, 2017

Cornwall Resident MICHAEL LABELLE Doesn’t Like his Home Town LTE May 12, 2017

What a pleasure to come on my Facebook page and not have to see all the “cop-sucking” by the tin pot dictator running the right wing rag in CONwall. The crime-infested SEWER polluted with HATE MONGERS. The city where city council knows the people are not “intelligent enough to elect city councilors” I could not […]

CFN Interviews Long Time Ottawa & Cornwall Ontario Commentator JULES PART 1 MAY 15, 2016

CFN Interviews Long Time Ottawa & Cornwall Ontario Commentator JULES PART 1  MAY 15, 2016

CFN has always innovated and led the way in viewer comments in our community.   The Standard Freeholder has nuked their comments section, but CFN has evolved and has a very clear policy. Our most popular commentator has been “Jules”.  She’s had 2,963 comments approved as a viewer, and probably as many not approved because […]

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communities they serve. The principle of […]

Media Thoughts on Viewer Comments As CBC and Others Shut Them Down by Jamie Gilcig DEC 1, 2015

Media Thoughts on Viewer Comments As CBC and Others Shut Them Down by Jamie Gilcig DEC 1, 2015

In a quadruple media reference this morning a very interesting topic was discussed; online comments by viewers. The media trend now is to shut them down.   Locally the Postmedia owned Standard Freeholder has had them shut down for quite awhile, while two other outlets hyper moderate.   In our market we have the only […]