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 […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

After much paper chasing it appears that Groupe Quint, another Montreal Developer is the new owner of Cornwall Square.    CFN has learned that one of its management team is in Cornwall as we go to press.   We will update this story shortly.  If you have information about this story please email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or dial […]

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 […]

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Dianne Poirier is a Nitwit – Liberal Francophone Organizer on Display @ McDonnell Rally by Jamie Gilcig 120218

Cornwall Ontario – I kinda giggled when I found out that there was a Canadian Francophone organisation locally.   Not because I disrespect Francophones, but this area has people like that silly man with his pins and of course Dianne Poirier, retired school teacher,  who besides being President of this local group has been a driving […]

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 […]

BREAKING Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer Workers in Cornwall on STRIKE 112318

BREAKING Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer Workers in Cornwall on STRIKE 112318

  CORNWALL, Nov. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer in Cornwall, Ontario will be on strike on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 7 a.m.   Talks broke off as the company refused to move off a final offer which would lock workers into a long contract […]

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Community Police Refuse to Report Event Costs, Sponsors, & Skip Wednesday Police Blotter by Jamie Gilcig 112218

Cornwall Ontario –   Danny Aikman is a wee fellow.    He made his way through giants to eventually become police chief of the CCPS.  (was there any truth that he only would accept a Deputy Chief that was shorter than he was which was how Ms Spowart got the position?) Oddly enough his start sadly […]

Cornwall Police Deny Paying Officers to Attend Aikman Spowart Event @ NAV 111618

Cornwall Police Deny Paying Officers to Attend Aikman Spowart Event @ NAV 111618

Cornwall Ontario –  Stephanie Macrae of the CCPS has denied that any officers are being paid to attend the unprecedented, expensive gala festivities to swear in Danny Aikman and Shawna Spowart as Chief and Deputy Chief at NAV CAN today.     They also are not saying how much the event is costing taxpayers or if […]

Cornwall Community Police Caught Lying About Chief Dan Parkinson’s Retirement Party by Jamie Gilcig 111518

Cornwall Community Police Caught Lying About Chief Dan Parkinson’s Retirement Party by Jamie Gilcig 111518

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s amazing how some people in authority feel that they can abuse their authority.    How some refuse to understand that they serve we the public when the taxpayer pays their generous salary, benefits, and retirement. Chief Dan Parkinson of the CCPS is retiring and it was decided to throw an event […]

#CCPS Finally Admit Sydney Street Issue – Sexual Assault Investigation 111318

#CCPS Finally Admit Sydney Street Issue – Sexual Assault Investigation 111318

Cornwall Ontario – After several days of silence the Cornwall Police are announcing that the action on Sydney Street near the back end of Giant Tiger in Cornwall is an alleged sexual assault. Police searched the large field into the night including the use of blue lights looking for residues of an interaction. The bigger […]

West End Robber Sees 20 Charges Laid #CCPS Police Blotter 111318

West End Robber Sees 20 Charges Laid #CCPS Police Blotter 111318

UPDATE FROM NOVEMBER 11TH INVESTIGATION Cornwall, ON – On November 11th, 2018, the CCPS were called to investigate an alleged sexual assault in an area between Sixth Street/Seventh Street and Sydney Street/Adolphus Street. At this time, police believe this to be an isolated incident. The investigation is still in its early stages and as such, […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day 2018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day 2018

  Cornwall Ontario – Our Canadian doctor Lt. Col John McCrae could not have known that his poem “In Flanders’s Field” written in 1915 would become such a famous loved poem for the whole world. The Annual Poppy Campaign of the Royal Canadian Legion raises money for our Veterans and their families and organizations which […]

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Police Sexual Assault Charges Up 28% #CCPS 110918

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service reported an increase from 71 to 91 Sexual Assault charges that were laid in Cornwall in from 2016 to 2017. You can’t blame a lack of resources.    The CCPS cost per capita is nearly on par with Toronto and nearly 3 times the cost of the […]