Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – As I was doing my morning social media scroll, Cornwall local Judy Rose posted the video below asking if our Starbucks on Brookdale was part of the Foodshare program which Starbucks started in 2016. Which of course led to an  odd situation as our local Starbucks boycotts this newspaper, not even sending […]

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Canada’s Governor General appoints 12 Canadians to the YMCA Fellowship of Honour   OTTAWA, June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented a small group of Canadians with the YMCA’s most prestigious award: The YMCA Fellowship of Honour. Chosen from among nearly 50,000 YMCA […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

78 Year L’Original Old Man Thanks CCAC for Help in his Recovery APRIL 19, 2017

78 Year L’Original Old Man Thanks CCAC for Help in his Recovery APRIL 19, 2017

  Ottawa Ontario – Edgar Godin, 78, is known for his practice of sharing kindness with people who could use a helping hand. A former school principal, he was committed to his students and shared a special interest in those who could benefit from additional support and guidance. After suffering a serious heart attack followed […]

Facebook Page to Help 3rd Cty Rd 2 Collision Victim Hannah Jackson DEC 2, 2016

Facebook Page to Help 3rd Cty Rd 2 Collision Victim Hannah Jackson DEC 2, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   While there are many issues in Cornwall Ontario our locals do come together to help victims really well. Hannah Jackson was the third victim in the tragic car collision that has already taken the lives of two young people. There is now a fund raiser to assist her. From facebook  Yesterday, […]

Sending Love & Winter Warmth to Fort McMurray by Jane Dusomos AUG 20, 2016

Sending Love & Winter Warmth to Fort McMurray by Jane Dusomos AUG 20, 2016

Did you know that there is a nation-wide quilt drive happening right now to benefit the families affected by the Fort McMurray wildfire? Neither did I… Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Monique Wilson. Monique is our local Canadian Quilters Association representative who is collecting quilts from our area to be donated to those […]

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 Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

The Culturel Canadien Cornwall Croquet Club has a lease with the city and it is located in Mattice Park, at 44 Edward St. The Club has a long history in Cornwall, they have been in existence since 1917. The Club has not been active for a few years and as a result, their building and […]

35th Cornwall Terry Fox Run Nets $20,002 for Cancer

35th Cornwall Terry Fox Run Nets $20,002 for Cancer

35th CORNWALL TERRY FOX RUN   PARTICIPANTS:           358 (last year 357, 2013=364) MONEY RAISED:          $20,002 (last year $26,818 2013=$22,382)   CORNWALL Ontario –  It is with great pride that Josée Sauvé announces that this year’s Cornwall Terry Fox Run raised $20,002.  “I never set a goal – I always just want the Community […]

TAG Cornwall Raises $700 for NEW FACES Show With Dunk Tank & Pie Fight JULY 6, 2015

TAG Cornwall Raises $700 for NEW FACES Show With Dunk Tank & Pie Fight JULY 6, 2015

It’s been a tumultuous year for Cornwall’s public art gallery, but the board and public had some fun and enjoyed a lovely downtown Saturday afternoon in Pommier Square! TAG Cornwall wishes to thank the community and especially Andre Pommier & the Pommier family for allowing us to use their square to hold our Dunk Tank […]

War Amps CHAMP Focuses on Summer Safety – JUNE 18, 2015

War Amps CHAMP Focuses on Summer Safety – JUNE 18, 2015

Every year, The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program enrolls kids from across the country, due to lawn mower accidents that could have been prevented. A few seconds of fun in the wrong place changed their lives forever. Thank you for your consideration in sharing this very important message.    Don’t let it happen to you!   […]

Cornwall Animal Advocacy Group Offering REWARD For Capture of Dog Abuser MAY 29, 2015

Cornwall Animal Advocacy Group Offering REWARD For Capture of Dog Abuser MAY 29, 2015

A local Animal Advocacy group wants to help bring to justice the monster that killed a young Labrador Retreiver found dead Tuesday night.   Michelle Cardinal runs a local group.   Another resident has offered a $500  reward as well.  You can find the group’s facebook page HERE. THIS GROUP WILL DONATE A SUM FOR […]

Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation For the Kids Auction Raises $163K APRIL 28, 2015

Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation For the Kids Auction Raises $163K APRIL 28, 2015

The Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation hosted the 18th Annual “For the Kids” Auction, raising $163,000 to support the services and programs of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre. Joined by community leaders, local celebrities, and most importantly, the families served, the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation hosted the event which saw more than 250 articles […]

Britton Animal Rescue Fundraiser in Morrisburg A Huge Success by Reg Coffey MARCH 9, 2015

Britton Animal Rescue Fundraiser in Morrisburg A Huge Success by Reg Coffey MARCH 9, 2015

(South Dundas Mayor Evonne Delegarde with the Brittons) Morrisburg – In an impressive display of community support, the Fundraiser for the Morrisburg Animal Rescue raised twice their target. Ethel and Bill Britton were the centre of attention at the fundraiser at the Royal Canadian Legion in Morrisburg yesterday. After their barn burned down a group of […]

Dawn Ford Seniors’ Situation Room – Meals on Wheels in Cornwall & Child Haven Fund Raiser FEB 27, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors’ Situation Room – Meals on Wheels in Cornwall & Child Haven Fund Raiser FEB 27, 2015

CFN – The Meals on Wheels program, a service provided through the Outreach Program at the Glen Stor Dun Lodge, is a program available to anyone in the community who needs some support for their nutritional needs. I contacted Andree-Anne Morin, Meals on Wheels Coordinator of the program. She sent me some very informative data […]

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