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 […]

Cornwall Ontario River King FAN APPRECIATION GAME Sunday Jan 31, 2016 LNAH

Cornwall Ontario River King FAN APPRECIATION GAME Sunday Jan 31, 2016 LNAH

CORNWALL Ontario – Not only are the River Kings dropping their ticket prices for Sunday’s “Fan Appreciation Game”, the team will also introduce a couple of new potential fan-favourites. Cornwall hosts St-Georges on Sunday afternoon at the Civic Complex. The puck drops at 3 p.m. Tickets are only $10 for adults and $5 for seniors/students/children. […]

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More! CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

The Cornwall Free News is looking to share our platform with more writers, photographers, videographers, and artists this year. Do you have a burning passion about a subject or your community? If you want exposure what better place?  If you want a soapbox where your voice will be heard this is the spot for you! […]

BREAKING – Protest Saturday JAN 23 2016 at 10AM on Sydney Side of Cornwall Square

BREAKING – Protest Saturday JAN 23 2016 at 10AM on Sydney Side of Cornwall Square

A protest has been announced for Saturday morning outside Cornwall Square against the pet shop’s practice of selling live animals it was announced on a local Facebook page. CFN did an earlier story on the pet store after receiving numerous queries from the public. Over 1300 people have voted in our online poll suggesting that […]

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN! Specials & Numbers

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN!  Specials & Numbers

Numbers Never Lie! Unique Visitors for 2015 698,049 Number of Visits for 2015 2,020,218 Human Viewed Pages for 2015 * 18,740,768 Google Analytics Total Page Views for 2015 3,081,331 Google Analytics Unique Page Views for 2015 1,150,965 Avg. Time on Site for 2015 Bounce Rate 34 seconds 3.17% Mobile Users 36% for 2015 Viewers via […]

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