Chapters Pulls Ottawa Radio Personality Lowell Green’s Book MAY 19, 2017

Chapters Pulls Ottawa Radio Personality Lowell Green’s Book MAY 19, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Popular Ottawa radio personality Lowell Green has said he’s devastated to discover that his new book that celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday has been pulled from Chapters bookstores after an alleged complaint. He posted to his social media page Friday afternoon. Mr. Green, a relative newcomer to social media has been building up […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Mother’s Day 2017

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Mother’s Day 2017

    CORNWALL ONTARIO – Mother’s Day is Sunday May 14th. for all of you who still have your Mom to cherish every day. The mind is a mysterious thing. The other night when I was going to sleep, the words of Ferlin Husky’s song, “Wings of a Dove” kept going through my mind. I […]

Seniors Situation Room Dawn Ford – April Showers Bring May Flowers MAY 2, 2017

Seniors Situation Room  Dawn Ford – April Showers Bring May Flowers MAY 2, 2017

    CORNWALL ONTARIO – They say April showers bring May flowers. Seems to be true already. The little sprigs of budding plants and flowers are coming up through the winter-weary earth. One bush I touched had little pods that looked like pussy willows but were in fact tiny buds with little shoots of folded […]

Giant Rabbit on the Steps of Parliament Hill During 4/20 by Roy Berger

Giant Rabbit on the Steps of Parliament Hill During 4/20 by Roy Berger

Ottawa Ontario – Peanuts, a giant rabbit, made a surprise appearance on Parliament Hill at the annual civil disobedient  4/20 marijuana smoke out.   “That’s a Continental Giant,” the owner Sarah Brudo said. “I bought him at a Rabbitry in Hamilton [Ontario, Canada] I got him at 7 or 8 weeks old, three years ago. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Drive Ins & Senior Exercise APRIL 2, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Drive Ins & Senior Exercise APRIL 2, 2017

    Cornwall Ontario – Spring is flirting with us right now. May be warm. Maybe not!! We are all looking forward to putting on a light jacket and getting rid of the winter boots. Soon we will see delicately coloured crocus buds peeping up through the earth and those gorgeous tiny waxy wrinkled green […]

War Amps Pay Tribute for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge MARCH 30, 2017

War Amps Pay Tribute for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge MARCH 30, 2017

AMPUTEES FIND MODERN-DAY INSPIRATION FROM VIMY BATTLE SURVIVORS – The Battle of Vimy Ridge may have been 100 years ago, but it continues to have modern-day lessons for amputees. Rob Larman is a left leg amputee and directs The War Amps PLAYSAFE Program, while Tiffany Ross, 10, was born a left arm amputee and is a […]

The Community Market – Six Month Check-up by Reg Coffey

The Community Market – Six Month Check-up by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – It’s been six months since the grand opening of The Community Market and time to see how they are doing. The store is still open 7 days a week and the proprietors, Stacey Holmes and James Loucks, were there on a Sunday afternoon serving their customers. The store has been adapting and […]

Sunshine List Darren Dalgleish Lawyers UP – Is he still CEO of St. Lawrence Parks? MARCH 9, 2017

Sunshine List Darren Dalgleish Lawyers UP – Is he still CEO of St. Lawrence Parks?  MARCH 9, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Darren Dalgleish has lawyered up.    The we’re not sure what, or if he’s still with,  the St.Lawrence Parks Commission poobah,  was allegedly reported to have been escorted from the premises and turfed which has resulted in Cornwall Newswatch’s Bill Kingston and other media outlets to be served after reporting such. CKWS […]

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Hello World & Drinking Hard MARCH 7, 2017

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Hello World & Drinking Hard MARCH 7, 2017

  TORONTO ONTARIO – Toronto is a crowded place with millions of people coming and leaving the city every day, everybody is always in a rush to get somewhere here. I used to joke that I was a chickadee surrounded by millions of sparrows stuck inside a large, concrete bird cage. Mind you I was […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Playing Cowboys & Indians in Cornwall MARCH 5, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Playing Cowboys & Indians in Cornwall MARCH 5, 2017

    CORNWALL ONTARIO – My friend Frances Glass-Irwin and I often reminisce about growing up in Cornwall, which was a few years ago, of course. She said that she remembered when she was about 10 or 12 years old walking all the way down to near St. Lawrence Park (where the St. Lawrence College […]

Josh Frappier Wants to Rename the Civic Complex in Honour of Bob Turner LTE March 2, 2017

Josh Frappier Wants to Rename the Civic Complex in Honour of Bob Turner LTE March 2, 2017

Michael’s Right! Let’s Honour Bob Turner!   Michael Labelle’s wonderful February 15 letter inspired me to do a little bit more research into Bob Turner, his legacy, and the (typically pathetic) steps that Cornwall’s municipal government has taken to honour the man subsequent to the city’s having torn down the Bob Turner Memorial Centre on […]

Michael Labelle on Bob Turner & Racism in Cornwall LTE Feb 23, 2017

Michael Labelle on Bob Turner & Racism in Cornwall LTE Feb 23, 2017

Remembering Bob Turner As I continue to have to read these very one sided letters to editors from some very closed mined people I ask you all to look to however you believe in God, Buddha Allah etc. Is hate speech acceptable behavior for anyone? Is hatred towards anyone acceptable? I am sure your higher […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Jazzy Dreams on Valentine’s Day FEB 19, 2017

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Jazzy Dreams on Valentine’s Day FEB 19, 2017

  CORNWALL ONTARIO – Valentine’s Day reminds me of the old days in primary school. We used to give little paper valentines to our classmates and friends when we were about 7 or 8 years old. We could buy a book which had sheets of valentines on them and we just popped out a card […]

CFN Photo of the Day – Hint of Spring in Cornwall FEB 19, 2017

CFN Photo of the Day – Hint of Spring in Cornwall  FEB 19, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – A CFN viewer sent in this pic he took after painting his snow bank as temperatures hit 13c in Cornwall Saturday! Warm temps will be with us all week!  Enjoy the sunshine!   You can email in your photo or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com to see yours published! Please support independent media.  Click […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month FEB 5, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month  FEB 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – February is Heart and Stroke month. It is a time of fund raising as well as bringing more awareness of heart and stroke problems, prevention and treatment to the public. On one of the web sites it states that 9 out of 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for a […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Brenda Connelly ARTIST Jan 25, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Brenda Connelly ARTIST   Jan 25, 2017

    Cornwall has a lot of wonderful and talented artists. Brenda Connelly is one of them. She has painted in oils and watercolour but acrylics are her preference at this time. Some years ago when Jean McCormick had her Art Studio on Pitt Street north, Brenda attended the studio for classes. Jean’s daughter Bonnie […]

TAG to Auction Off Art Collection After City of Cornwall Doesn’t Respond JAN 12, 2017

TAG to Auction Off Art Collection After City of Cornwall Doesn’t Respond JAN 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The last stages of the end of the thirty six year old public art gallery of Cornwall are about to start.  The location itself closed in August. The gallery’s permanent art collection; mostly collected during the 90’s in more friendly tax receipt days, will be going to auction. During the closing of the […]

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