BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (“PHIPA”) Pursuant to PHIPA, any information related to the personal health of identifiable individuals is not included.  Other proceedings, processes, and investigations Information may have also been excluded from this report because its release could undermine the integrity of other proceedings involving the same incident, such as criminal proceedings, coroner’s […]

Snowmageddon in Cornwall Ontario – Buses & Schools Closed WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Snowmageddon in Cornwall Ontario – Buses & Schools Closed WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2019

As the Cornwall region digs out of a massive Colorado snow dump it’s an opportunity for a Winter snow day. With so many institutions closed, and hopefully most of our viewers prepared for the storm, we wish everyone a lovely Winter day and hopefully we can all enjoy and appreciate Mother Nature inflicting this break […]

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area for TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2019 Over 30cm expected!

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area for TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2019 Over 30cm expected!

A massive Snow storm is about to hit the Cornwall Ontario area with over 30cm of snow Tuesday with another 10 or so expected Wednesday. Temperatures will warm up from our current -15c Tuesday morning to near the zero mark. Morning is the time to stock up if you haven’t already. We’re expecting smaller loads […]

ALERT All School Buses Cancelled for the Cornwall Ontario Region MONDAY FEB 4, 2019

ALERT All School Buses Cancelled for the Cornwall Ontario Region MONDAY FEB 4, 2019

Freezing drizzle and icky Winter conditions have cancelled all school buses today in the Cornwall area. Expect more rain and potential flooding in some areas before temps warm up overnight tonight before freezing up on Tuesday. Stay tuned to CFN for all your weather alerts and updates! Warnings 4:50 AM EST Monday 04 February 2019Freezing […]

BUSES CANCELLED AGAIN in Cornwall Ontario JAN 23, 2019

BUSES CANCELLED AGAIN in Cornwall Ontario JAN 23, 2019

For Wednesday January 23, 2019 all school vehicle transportation has been cancelled due to inclement weather and road conditions. Blowing snow with freezing rain is forecast for the region, resulting in dangerous driving conditions. Schools will remain open. We have snow predicted for the day turning to mixed precipitation and freezing rain and ice pellets […]

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

Nobody should be surprised as predictions of this storm have started mid week, but it’s starting to blow and it’s a rare mix of very cold temperatures and heavy snowfall with as many as 30cm predicted in some regions of Eastern Ontario. Here in Downtown Cornwall it’s -22c at CFN Headquarters as of 3:34 PM. […]

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

Cornwall Ontario – The biggest storm so far of the Winter is coming to the River City area! Expect to see some snow over the next five days with the big dumps coming this weekend! What’s rare is that temps will be plunging during the heavy falling of white stuff on the weekend. Right now […]

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

It’s not everyday a business in Cornwall celebrates its 10th Anniversary! CFN has decided to do so by offering a heavily discounted banner ad deal for the Month of January 2019! E Interac us your payment to info@cornwallfreenews.com as well as emailing us your 300×250 (or smaller) ad banner and hyperlink. It’s that easy. Space […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

ARMED ROBBERY (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On December 12, 2018 at approximately 12:08am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of OPP Emergency Response Team, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated one […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

MULTIPLE CHARGES AT TRAFFIC STOP (NORTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On December 4, 2018 at approximately 9:03pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle while conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 417, North Glengarry Township. The stop resulted in the male driver providing a false identity. Further investigation revealed the male was […]

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall?   by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario – We all get them every week.   Mine goes straight to the recycle bin, but that’s exactly why city’s like Montreal are deciding whether to ban them altogether.  LINK Locally TC Media ships them with the Seaway News weekly, but most end up in our landfill.    With more communities banning plastic bags […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area NOV 24, 2018

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area NOV 24, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  There’s a freezing rain alert for Saturday.   With temps hoving around zero the wet stuff can freeze quickly making roads and walkways hazardous. Expect the warm weather to extend into Sunday with more moisture expected overnight as temps rise to a high of +5 Sunday. To sponsor our weather and bus alerts […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday November 16, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday November 16, 2018

SD&G OPP NEWS   (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 195 calls for service from Tuesday November 13, 2018 to Friday November 16, 2018.   Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to: –             33 Motor Vehicle collision –             29 calls for Police […]

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

Cornwall Ontario –  The first snow day was announced today as the area is being blanketed by snow.  With over 5cm’s down and more expected it’s a good day to tuck into some pizza and binge TV watching if you can! Expect the snow to last into early Saturday morning as temperatures warm up with […]

SNOW ALERT for the CORNWALL AREA 20cm of the White Stuff Starting THURSDAY NIGHT 111518

SNOW ALERT for the CORNWALL AREA 20cm of the White Stuff Starting THURSDAY NIGHT 111518

Cornwall Ontario –   The temperature will warm up as snow hits us starting tonight.  Currently it’s -10 in Downtown Cornwall Ontario.   The snow starts into the night and expect Friday to be wet and messy with a high near zero. The good news is that he weekend should be a bit warmer with lots of […]

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