Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Is OPSEU Deal A Precursor for Snap Election in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Wynne Government and OPSEU announced a new deal to be ratified that will see its members get 2% increases for most of the pact with 1.5% for the first year. The Province’s release had no numbers in it, and no response was given to CFN’s email asking or them this morning. […]

Warren Kinsella – Obstruction of Justice by President Trump After Comey Hearings JUNE 12, 2017

Warren Kinsella – Obstruction of Justice by President Trump After Comey Hearings JUNE 12, 2017

(Reprinted With Permission) James Comey’s big day: by now, the testimony of former FBI director has been much discussed, debated and dissected. Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, seen by many millions, is well-known. His Thursday morning appearance was the political TV event of 2017 – so far. Among the lowlights: the Trump administration […]

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre.  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – TAG Cornwall, the now closed Public Art Gallery of Cornwall had dusty plans for an Art Centre from 1995.   The City of Cornwall of course never moved forward and slashed funding for the Charity to zero for 2015 and 2016 before it closed, instead spending the amount of money to keep […]

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

Your favorite online newspaper needs your support.   In the first 9 days of June we have had over 50,000 unique visitors. We need 100 new subscription donations by Monday June 12th, 2017 at 6PM EST to avoid having new digital ads appear on the site.   It truly is up to you dear viewers! […]

Reports of Fentanyl Laced Marijuana in Cornwall Ontario? – JUNE 9, 2017

Reports of Fentanyl Laced Marijuana in Cornwall Ontario? – JUNE 9, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service is not confirming a case of Fentanyl laced Marijuana according to its Drug Squad. CFN received word this afternoon from the CCPS following a report from a source that confiscated Marijuana was allegedly laced with the killer opioid in Cornwall. We will be updating this story as […]

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 […]

Cornwall Police & Fire Services Refusing To Be Transparent. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Police & Fire Services Refusing To Be Transparent. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – This newspaper, the largest in this city with over 1 million human pageviews per month, hasn’t had a release from the fire department since Pierre Voisine was promoted.    Unlike many in the fire services I actually live downtown and CFN operates downtown.  I hear the many sirens, but nada from the […]

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa  CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

The Cornwall Free News wants you!   We’re looking for experienced Sales reps that are a fearless and community minded.   We pay the best commission and bonus rates in the region, and will pay for your health care plan after 90 days! Are you independent, love to communicate, and most importantly love to close […]

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – In the olden days…way back in the 90’s, there were three main streams of revenue for newspapers. Subscriptions, where people paid for home delivery.    Then there were classified ads, and finally advertising.   All three were pillars that allowed media to cover the news as best as they could. Certain pressures […]

BREAKING – Cornwall Police Deal with Dead Body in Car & Toxic Gas Warning on 2nd West & Saunders JUNE 1, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Three CCPS cars and other emergency vehicles are dealing with an alleged dead body in the back seat of a car on Second Street West and Saunders Drive. A witness reported that there was a note on the windshield that stated: …note on windshield saying, do not open doors, toxic gas, call […]

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s not easy being an Independent media outlet, especially in Cornwall Ontario!  Yet somehow, with limited resources, we keep growing our audience as we start to venture away and grow our Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other city markets. March was a busy busy month for CFN! Raw Log Numbers Our Unique Visitors 92,853 (IP Numbers) are […]

Are Partisan Ontario Politics Impacting Hospital Wait Times in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 31, 2017

Are Partisan Ontario Politics Impacting Hospital Wait Times in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – With the province rationing health care times a big question that’s starting to loom is whether this City is paying a price for electing Conservative Jim McDonell not once, but twice during this near 15 year run of Liberal governments in the province. Not only that, but the last McGuinty election win […]

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I never am happy when a business goes down in flames.  However when it’s a business that boycott’s CFN it takes the sting away a bit.. I mean why would you open a business in a community and not send a release to the largest newspaper?   Why would you refuse to […]

Cornwall Bans Baptist Pastor After Jehovah Witness & Ribfest Complaints MAY 30, 2017

Cornwall Bans Baptist Pastor After Jehovah Witness & Ribfest Complaints  MAY 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Whether you agree with his beliefs or not you have to give Pastor Tom Newton of the Calvary Baptist Church in Cornwall an “A” for consistency. Pastor Tom is rarely without a picket sign and his guitar at events in the Cornwall area.  He has never been violent, and while some may […]

Bob Peters Clique Burning Through Cornwall Cash While Staff Get Wages Frozen? MAY 26, 2017

Bob Peters Clique Burning Through Cornwall Cash While Staff Get Wages Frozen?  MAY 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Can you imagine a magazine called “Cornwall Living” not really about living in Cornwall?   The vanity magazine is grossly subsidized by Bob Peters and the City via its Economic Development department. You can’t blame TC media who simply are trying to run a business, but when City Staffers are about to […]

Conspiratorial Hate Group Member Bob Noble Plagiarizes Editor’s Manchester Commentary MAY 25, 2017

Conspiratorial Hate Group Member Bob Noble Plagiarizes Editor’s Manchester Commentary MAY 25, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   What a weird world the internet and social media are molding.   Out of the pain, fear, and suffering connected to the terrorist attack in Manchester this week an old nasty hate filled man decided to “steal” some poetic words. It worked too with many praising him on social media.  Only […]

No We Really Don’t Need Fireworks Sales in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 24, 2017

No We Really Don’t Need Fireworks Sales in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig MAY 24, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I normally am for anything that helps the economy of this community, but a recent move to  support fireworks sales in Cornwall just makes no sense? One of the biggest runaway areas of our budget in Cornwall are our Fire Services.    We have one of the highest rates of fires in Ontario.   Lower […]

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