The Harper Government’s Slippery Slope of Canadian Autonomy and National Sovereignty – Cornwall Border Crossing to US Soil

The Harper Government’s Slippery Slope of Canadian Autonomy and National Sovereignty – Cornwall Border Crossing to US Soil

CFN – I’m sure Pierre Trudeau is not happy wherever he is today….   While I didn’t agree with everything he stood for I was always proud of his relationship with the US.  In his memoirs his advice to Brian Mulroney: ” …be friends with the United States– the Canadian people like the Americans – […]

Section Of Waterfront Recreational Path in Cornwall Ontario Temporarily Closed For Bridge Work – December 9, 2011

Section Of Waterfront Recreational Path in Cornwall Ontario Temporarily Closed For Bridge Work – December 9, 2011

  CFN – A section of Cornwall’s waterfront recreational path will be closed to the public during the winter months in order to accommodate the ongoing construction activity for the new low-level bridge.  The temporary closure involves a small section of the recreational path immediately beneath and around the existing bridge. Residents accessing the path […]

City to Come Back with Advertising Report Monday December 12, 7PM at City Hall – Some numbers and thoughts.

City to Come Back with Advertising Report Monday December 12, 7PM at City Hall – Some numbers and thoughts.

CFN – So is the City of Cornwall Ontario using this report to council on advertising as a financial tool to control local media?   It’s an interesting question and one I’ve been fielding now for over a month and I’m sure some of the city officials and council are themselves. Some interesting numbers in […]

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –  The Cornwall Free News is proud to be a non-exclusive and non-predatory Media sponsor for Motivational Speaker Gerry Visca’s return to our fair city!   Mr. Visca was the key note speaker for Biz Fest recently.  He’s going to be holding two sessions with a capacity of 100 and a special Inner Circle […]

Brent Laton Acclaimed Board Chair, Todd Lalonde Elected Vice-Chair at Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Annual Meeting – December 7, 2011

Brent Laton Acclaimed Board Chair, Todd Lalonde Elected Vice-Chair at Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Annual Meeting – December 7, 2011

CFN – Mr. Brent Laton, Trustee for Grenville County and Elizabethtown-Kitley Township, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. It will be the first term as Chair for Mr. Laton, who is entering his 9th year as a Catholic School Trustee. Mr. Laton served the Board […]

Letter to the Editor – Shirley Barr of Cornwall Ontario Responds to Standard Freeholder Story about Sculptures to Promote International Peace in Lamoureux Park

Letter to the Editor – Shirley Barr of Cornwall Ontario Responds to Standard Freeholder Story about Sculptures to Promote International Peace in Lamoureux Park

Dear Editor: . Please allow me to comment on the proposal for the installation of sculptures promoting international peace in Lamoureux Park and  to thank you for keeping us informed of the status of this proposal. . I found this article very inspiring because it picks up on a deep desire within our human family […]

Letter to the Editor – C. Klymchuk of Ottawa Ontario on their car being broken into at East Side Marios in Cornwall – December 7, 2011

Letter to the Editor – C. Klymchuk of Ottawa Ontario on their car being broken into at East Side Marios in Cornwall – December 7, 2011I wanted to thank those individuals who broke into our rental van last evening at the East-Side Mario’s Restaurant in Cornwall. It is a good lesson learned for our family and also a reminder for all that regardless of time of year one has to worry about petty car thieves. . I now have a [...]

As promised! Excerpt from Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge – December 7, 2011

As promised!  Excerpt from Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge – December 7, 2011

CFN –   As some of you know I’ve been working on my second novel; Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge.   It’s been an interesting and challenging process.   I had to scrap my first draft and start over from scratch, and am also working on the screenplay as that’s my forte .  (more […]

The Cornwall Free News Announces its new User Comment Policy – PROFANITY WARNING – December 6, 2011

The Cornwall Free News Announces its new User Comment Policy – PROFANITY WARNING – December 6, 2011

CFN –  Wow we had a ton of feedback on our story about Online Anonymity and our future policy regarding comments here on CFN.   It’s been interesting and I think will help our evolution and growth. With nearly 14,000 comments in three years I personally see the impact both positive and negative that your words can […]

1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

CFN – Nancy Galway of Snow Angels Sanctuary must be pooped!  She and her team put on the 1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo at Trinity Anglican Church in Cornwall Ontario. Over 40 vendors shared their knowledge and products with the public. Lisa Jock shared on how her essential oils worked.   The peppermint […]

Is Peter C Newman Right? Is the Liberal Party of Canada Dead? I ask Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement – December 6, 2011

Is Peter C Newman Right?  Is the Liberal Party of Canada Dead?  I ask Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement – December 6, 2011

CFN –  It’s been a challenging year for Bernadette Clement.   Her first two political elections were resounding successes as Cornwall City Councilor, but then she made the move to the Federal scene.    The fully bilingual and personable lawyer was wooed at all levels of government as a potential star candidate, but was humbled […]

Cornwall Junior Weightlifter Qualifies for Nationals! Congrats to Kelly McGillis – December 5, 2011

Cornwall Junior Weightlifter Qualifies for Nationals! Congrats to Kelly McGillis –  December 5, 2011

  CFN – The Ontario Provincial Junior Weightlifting Championship was held this weekend in Toronto and an athlete from Cornwall`s Caveman Strong gym has qualified for the Nationals.   Fifteen year old Kelly McGillis finished in second place in her weight category which solidified her spot on the Ontario team.  McGillis will compete at the Ontario […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon – Changes From Within As A Year Passes By – December 4, 2011

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon – Changes From Within As A Year Passes By – December 4, 2011

CFN – At the prospect of leaving your home, you don’t really think about how much you are going to miss your family; your friends; your life.   When I think back to who I was before I boarded that plane, I get distorted images. I get distorted memories. I get a distorted version of my […]

Cornwall Ontario Benson Centre Laneway To Be Named After Angelo Lebano – December 2, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Benson Centre Laneway To Be Named After Angelo Lebano – December 2, 2011

  CFN – The City of Cornwall will be holding a ceremony on Friday, December 9th to dedicate the new laneway to the Benson Centre as “Ruelle Angelo Lebano Lane.”  The dedication is in honour of Mr. Angelo Lebano, who served for 25 years on Cornwall City Council, from 1967 until 1985 and from 1989 […]

Christmas Past in the Lost Villages sponsored by Ontario Power Generation – Saturday December 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Christmas Past in the Lost Villages sponsored by Ontario Power Generation – Saturday December 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN –  Join our former MPP Jim Brownell at the Ontario Power Generation Visitor Centre as they host a cultural talk on Christmas Past in the Lost Villages. Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011        Time:  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm    Location: St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre                   2500B Second Street West, Cornwall, ON K6H 5R6

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for December 1, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for December 1, 2011

 Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for December 1, 2011   Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size!  Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at www.Cornwall.ca Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too! […]