OPP Report Pedestrian Fatalities Highest in 8 Years NOV 8, 2016

OPP Report Pedestrian Fatalities Highest in 8 Years NOV 8, 2016

NUMBER OF PEDESTRIAN FATALATIES ALREADY THE HIGHEST IN EIGHT YEARS (TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated an alarming number of pedestrian fatalities in 2016. Already 30 pedestrians have lost their lives this year in motor vehicle collisions. This is over 66% higher than the same period in 2015, where we had […]

CFN Looking for Media Sales Reps CLICK FOR DETAILS Nov 4, 2016

CFN Looking for Media Sales Reps CLICK FOR DETAILS Nov 4, 2016

Cornwall’s most read media needs a few good sales reps! Can you work independently?  Have good comprehension skills?   Like to work with businesses?  Like to make wads of cash?   Love perks and bonuses? Want a gig with room for advancement?   Benefits? Then send in your CV to jamie@cornwallfreenews.com today. We have the […]

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you […]

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Locally people are fighting to save their local schools, especially in rural areas like South Glengarry, where the people supporting Char-Lan are putting up a great battle including the video below shot by students Lloyd Rozon, and Harry Tieman. The group has also created a facebook page for news and support! Here is […]

3rd Friends of Vets Vigil for Veterans & Soldiers With PTSD in Cornwall NOV 2, 2016

3rd Friends of Vets Vigil for Veterans & Soldiers With PTSD in Cornwall NOV 2, 2016

3’rd Annual Candlelight Vigil for Veterans and Soldiers with PTSD who continue to take their own lives. Who:   Friends of Vets What:  Candlelight Vigil in honor and support for our military heroes and their families after suicide.   Event is open to everyone. When:  Monday, November 2 ,2016 at 17:30 hrs (5:30 pm) Where:  Cornwall Legion […]

Cornwall Students Get Chance to Meet University’s at Holy Trinity OCT 24, 2016

Cornwall Students Get Chance to Meet University’s at Holy Trinity  OCT 24, 2016

Ontario’s 21 Universities to Visit Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall October 11, 2016 – Representatives from Ontario’s 21 universities will be in Cornwall at Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School onMonday, October 24, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., for the University Information Program (UIP). This free event offers high school students from […]

Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy From Waste Procurement SEPT 27, 2016

Ontario Suspends Large Renewable Energy From Waste Procurement SEPT 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 Decision Will Reduce Electricity Costs for Consumers Ontario will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar, wind, hydroelectric, bioenergy and energy from waste projects. This decision is expected to save up […]

OBITUARY Robert (Sam the Man) Samson of Fournier – Service SEPT 29, 2016

OBITUARY Robert (Sam the Man) Samson of Fournier – Service SEPT 29, 2016

SAMSON, Robert (Sam the Man) –  With great sadness that we announce the passing away of Robert Sam the Man Samson in his 68th year on August 16th, 2016 at the Hawkesbury General Hospital. He will be sadly missed by wife, Madeleine (Latulippe), and son Louis, and grand children, Sabrina, and Louis -Robert. He was predeceased […]

South Dundas To Close Two Bridges Due to Structural Issues SEPT 23, 2016

South Dundas To Close Two Bridges Due to Structural Issues SEPT 23, 2016

Morrisburg Ontario – Due to structural issues, South Dundas Public Works will be closing the following bridges immediately: Bridge located on South Branch Road; 1.4 km south of Gilmour Road Bridge located on Devries Road; 0.9 km south of County Road 5 Please see the attached map for location of bridges, marked in green. These […]

THUNDER STORM ALERT 20mm Rain for Cornwall Ontario SEPT 10, 2016

THUNDER STORM ALERT 20mm Rain for Cornwall Ontario SEPT 10, 2016

Watches 12:27 PM EDT Saturday 10 September 2016 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain. A fast moving cold front […]

Nativity Co-Cathedral to Reopen Thursday September 8, 2016 in Cornwall Ontario

Nativity Co-Cathedral to Reopen  Thursday September 8, 2016 in Cornwall Ontario

    CORNWALL – In December 2015, the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall temporarily suspended the use of Nativity Co-Cathedral to allow time to investigate a possible structural problem with the church’s choir loft.   The engineering report that was generated confirmed the need for structural reinforcement.  Proposals were sought and the contracts awarded. The work has […]

Costco Berries Lead to 13 HEP A Cases – Statement Ontario CMO APRIL 19, 2016

Costco Berries Lead to 13 HEP A Cases – Statement Ontario CMO APRIL 19, 2016

Statement From Chief Medical Officer of Health on Hepatitis A April 19, 2016 Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement: “Members of the public who consumed Costco’s Nature’s Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend frozen berries in the last 14 days are advised to get a hepatitis A vaccination […]

FOOD RECALL Asian Star brand Shrimp Shaped Surimi and Lobster Tail Shaped Surimi APRIL 16, 2016

FOOD RECALL Asian Star brand Shrimp Shaped Surimi and Lobster Tail Shaped Surimi   APRIL 16, 2016

Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – Asian Star brand Shrimp Shaped Surimi and Lobster Tail Shaped Surimi recalled due to undeclared egg Recall date: April 16, 2016 Reason for recall: Allergen – Egg Hazard classification: Class 1 Company / Firm: 9281-4268 Québec Inc. (A1 Ocean Fish Kosher Fish market) Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: […]

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

75,297 Unique Visitors 173,159 (2.29 visits/visitor) 1,375,977 (7.94 Pages/Visit) (CFN monthly traffic for March 2016 ) Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you paying ridiculous amounts of money on the region for far less results? I bet you are. There is only one media source in the region that offers […]

ROSS CHOCOLATES No Sugar Dark Chocolate RECALL March 25, 2016 #CFIA

ROSS CHOCOLATES No Sugar Dark Chocolate RECALL March 25, 2016 #CFIA

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – Ross Chocolates brand No Sugar Added Dark Chocolate chocolate bars recalled due to undeclared milk Recall date: March 24, 2016 Reason for recall: Allergen – Milk Hazard classification: Class 1 Company / Firm: 579732 B.C. Ltd. Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall […]

Ottawa Police Chief Bordeleau Pens Open Letter to City Over Murders & Drug Trade MARCH 14, 2016

Ottawa Police Chief Bordeleau Pens Open Letter to City Over Murders & Drug Trade MARCH 14, 2016

Open Letter to residents from Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau The violence that has resulted in the murder of five young men in 2016 is a heartbreaking cause for concern for our entire community. It has left families grieving and a community searching for answers on how to prevent these crimes. The individuals responsible for […]

Camp Ten Oaks LGBTQ Kids Camp Fund Raiser CLICK FOR DETAILS

Camp Ten Oaks LGBTQ Kids Camp Fund Raiser  CLICK FOR DETAILS

From now until May 1st, we are collecting used items (clothing, books, household items, linens, etc.) to raise money for Camp Ten Oaks. To end the donation drive, we will be holding a spaghetti dinner at the Army Navy (14 Marlborough). Tickets are $10, and include spaghetti, bun, Caesar salad, dessert, and coffee, tea or […]

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