Cornwall Ontario’s Top Attractions for Fall 2017 091217

Cornwall Ontario’s Top Attractions for Fall 2017  091217

  Although we still have a few weeks of warmer weather left, most residents of Cornwall will have noticed how it’s starting to get darker earlier in the evening. But thankfully, there are plenty of great entertainment options that should help all of us stave off the dark days of winter with Hollywood blockbusters, lavish […]

Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Cornwall Ontario – We covered convicted Priest Ronald Leger back in 2015, but he’s back in the news again with more historical sexual charges. Mr. Leger is now 79 and on day parole after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting young men previously. Mr. Leger’s lawyer, Saul Simmonds stated that he will vigorously defend his client’s […]

Seniors Situation Room Dawn Ford – Memories of Plattsburg NY & Camping 090717

Seniors Situation Room  Dawn Ford – Memories of Plattsburg NY & Camping 090717

  Cornwall Ontario – These lovely sunny days remind me of some camping trips with the Trinity Church Girl Guide Company. Here is a photo from 1956 when we were camping in Plattsburg, NY. From left to right: Frances Glass- Irwin, behind her is Bev Heward, me.. stirring a pot of something), our Captain, “Skip” […]

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Cornwall Ontario – Brenda Norman is a petty political toe rag that has now bit the hand that’s fed her.   Not even from Cornwall, but from Quebec,  she embraced the worst elements of the clique to get her Garlic Fest up and running making it yet another poorly attended clique event that you didn’t […]

Canuck Ben Hutton Helps Raise Cash for Alzheimer’s in Cornwall at Riverside Chrysler

Canuck Ben Hutton Helps Raise Cash for Alzheimer’s in Cornwall at Riverside Chrysler

Cornwall Ontario – NHL’er Ben Hutton gave some love back and helped raise over $600 in cash for the Alzheimer Society at Riverside Chrysler on Vincent Massey Drive. The Vancouver Canuck has a personal connection as the horrible disease affects his family. Hi signed autographs and even did a few shoot out drills for the […]

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

Cornwall Ontario – Hockey is a challenging business in this community.  Heck, just about any business is challenging in Cornwall due to our depressed economy. CFN has a strong and successful history of supporting events and groups (when we’ve been allowed to) but the chicanery and mayhem that ranges from corruption from City Hall to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

  CORNWALL ONTARIO – The September 2017 issue of the Good Times magazine has two short but very informative articles as well as other very interesting ones. “Stroke Strategy Dents Dementia” states that Ontario’s stroke prevention strategy ( since yr. 2000) found an unexpected drop of 15.4 % in new dementia cases while analysing data […]

Up and Coming Trends in Canadian Culture 081717

Up and Coming Trends in Canadian Culture 081717

Canada is famous for hockey but soccer has grown in popularity since Canada hosted the 2007 FIFA Under-20s World Cup. It’s one of the few non-native sports that has gained enough popularity to rival native ones. Soccer is the most played sport across all demographics in Canada and, not only are there many professional teams in […]

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario –   I’m a refugee of Quebec.  One of the multitude of Anglos that left (along with a lot of  Francophones) for a multitude of reasons. I write this the day after helping empty my Mom’s Cote des Neiges apartment and finding an album of pics from the two short films I shot […]

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Snubbed by Wynne Gov’t As Big Rubber Duck Expected to Draw 30K in Brockville 081017

Cornwall Ontario –  Many Cornwallites are crying fowl, and heading down the 401 to check out the Big Rubber Duck in Brockville this weekend as the 61 foot cutie will settle on the town’s picturesque waterfront. Locals can still celebrate the pooping of the geese in Lamoureux Parc.  While not as exciting as the duck, […]

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

Cornwall Ontario – Brand-Name Beauties Vs. Drugstore Delights Makeup can cost you a pretty penny, especially if you are buying from stores like Sephora or from websites that carry high-end makeup. But don’t be discouraged, radiant readers, because I’ve dedicated this whole column to sharing equally luscious equivalents to your favourite high-end makeup that you […]

Walk for Kidney Disease Cornwall Hosts Annual Kidney Walk – AUG 7, 2017

Walk for Kidney Disease Cornwall Hosts Annual Kidney Walk – AUG 7, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Kidney Foundation of Canada invites the community of Cornwall to sign up for the annual Kidney Walk on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at the Lamoureux Park bandshell. Participants and volunteers can register themselves or walk teams online at www.kidneywalk.com. All donations raised by walk participants and sponsors will go to The Kidney […]

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World? By Jamie Gilcig

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World?  By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – I’m a cheater.  Yes indeed, with my partner in CFN, Reg Coffey, roasting some of the finest beans in the region I secretly love my Mickey D’s iced coffee. Sadly though the service at our two local drive throughs is utterly and consistently dreadful.   Last week I was in line with […]