Clement & Macdonald Silent Over Lack of Female Police Officers in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Clement & Macdonald Silent Over Lack of Female Police Officers in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig 102317

Cornwall Ontario – After we did our story about Cornwall Ontario’s bloated police budget; something that has spiraled up sharply with the support of Councilors Elaine MacDonald and Bernadette Clement through the last three terms, this newspaper sent out several emails asking for comment and response. In that story we showed that there were 62 […]

$1100 Per Call to the CCPS & Counting for 2017 by Jamie Gilcig 101917

$1100 Per Call to the CCPS & Counting for 2017 by Jamie Gilcig 101917

Cornwall Ontario – For those upset about the high price of policing in Cornwall Ontario and the CCPS refusal to give out real and concrete numbers and information it’s been a challenge to process data so that the public can understand how much they’re being gouged. What we know for sure is that the budget […]

Cornwall Police Inch Forward After CFN Pressure to Release Crime Info 101617

Cornwall Police Inch Forward After CFN Pressure to Release Crime Info 101617

Cornwall Ontario – As many CFN viewers know we’ve been pushing the CCPS to be more accountable to the public, in particular, via the media.   With a per capita cost to taxpayers nearly on par with Toronto, and Cornwall’s tax rate already way too high, most residents want to know what they’re getting for their […]

Maureen Adams & Mgt Take HUGE Raises While Freezing Employees in Cornwall 101317

Council Approves HUGE Wage Hikes for CAO and other management while playing Grinch with Union employees.

Maureen Adams & Mgt Take HUGE Raises While Freezing Employees in Cornwall 101317

Cornwall Ontario – With the public screaming about high taxes, outside lawyers vulturing businesses getting MPAC valuations down to the point of impacting city budgets, and talk of a 6% tax hike to help fill empty infrastructure reserves,  Council approved huge wage increases for senior management including CAO Maureen Adams. Most of Cornwall’s Senior Management […]

Cornwall & Area Ad Buyers Upset at Hospital Video Ad Seller Patient Direct 100517

Cornwall & Area Ad Buyers Upset at Hospital Video Ad Seller Patient Direct 100517

Feeling scammed, ripped off, lied to or ignored by Patient Direct aka the Community Network or MIS TV? You’re not alone.   By Mary Anne Pankhurst If you’re a local business owner in Ontario “you” are the target market for Patient Direct. In fact the company may be so clever (after having developed markets like Australia, […]

Can We Really Cut $5-7 Million from Cornwall Community Police Service Budget? 100517

Can We Really Cut $5-7 Million from Cornwall Community Police Service Budget?  100517

Cornwall Ontario – With talks of a 6% tax increase coming, chiefly because of a lack of infrastructure reserves, and plummeting property values, one area of cash to dialog on is our police budget which roughly stands at about $18M per year for a city of about 40,000 people. Putting that into context, Toronto spends […]

O’Shaughnessy Pulls a Kilger as Freeholder Reports to Ombudsman. By Jamie Gilcig 092317

O’Shaughnessy Pulls a Kilger as Freeholder Reports to Ombudsman.  By Jamie Gilcig 092317

Cornwall Ontario –  Oddly enough the Standard Freeholder was pretty much silent when this writer took our very hypocritical Mayor and two councilors to court over their gross conflict of interest over the utter joke that was the Benson Vanity University project that the mayor and councillors Elaine Macdonald, and Carilyne Hebert sit on.   […]

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive! Please Donate TODAY

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive!   Please Donate TODAY

Like all media today CFN faces revenue challenges.   We face more of them because of the City Hall led conspiratorial boycott of this newspaper.   It’s something that actually has damaged the economy of the entire community.  There is at this point no business reason to not advertise here as we publish our real […]

Natalie B Trottier Making Life Difficult for Long Time Lancaster Resident. By Jamie Gilcig 091217

Natalie B Trottier Making Life Difficult for Long Time Lancaster Resident.  By Jamie Gilcig 091217

Cornwall Ontario – Some people are friendlier and more considerate than others.  Some make good neighbors, and then there seems to be one Natalie B Trottier, a lawyer with Federal Crown Tilton T Donihee, the local law firm that purchased Diane Lahaie’s old practice after she became a judge. Where this story began is a […]

Who Voted for Stupid Roundabouts in Long Sault? By Jamie Gilcig 090917

Who Voted for Stupid Roundabouts in Long Sault?  By Jamie Gilcig 090917

Cornwall Ontario – Over $2M for not one, but two roundabouts in Long Sault Ontario highlighted why most of their council, and those that voted for it via the United Counties of SD&G,  should not be trusted with cutlery, never mind an elected seat, after not one, but two fatal accidents closed the 401 Eastbound […]

Wynne Marijuana Legislation All About CASH. Keeps Distribution for Province 090817

Wynne Marijuana Legislation All About CASH.   Keeps Distribution for Province 090817

Cornwall Ontario – In an announcement that will benefit everyone but the actual users of Marijuana, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne basically said. It’s all mine! The LCBO will oversee the legal retail of cannabis in Ontario through new stand-alone cannabis stores and an online order service. This approach will ensure that there will be only […]

ALERT Don’t Leave Vehicle Registration in Car in Cornwall 50+ Break Ins 090617

ALERT Don’t Leave Vehicle Registration in Car in Cornwall 50+ Break Ins 090617

Cornwall Ontario – CFN was alerted to multiple break ins of vehicles parked in their driveways. In some cases the only things removed were car registrations left in their vehicles with valuables not being removed. One victim shared that when they went to get a replacement registration that person behind the counter stated that it […]

No Crime in Cornwall for Long Weekend? CCPS Seek Help LCBO Robbery 2 Weeks Later 090517

No Crime in Cornwall for Long Weekend?  CCPS Seek Help LCBO Robbery 2 Weeks Later 090517

Cornwall Ontario – Many in Cornwall are scratching their heads as our $18M per year police force seems to be purposely hiding crime from residents. Today’s media release, the first in four days, had only one item showing, the one below.   For some reason the CCPS don’t put photos on their media release page. […]

From Vilifying John A. MacDonald to Antifa – Our society is under attack. By Conrad Black 090217

From Vilifying John A. MacDonald to Antifa –  Our society is under attack.  By Conrad Black 090217

The mindless deferences to native blood libels against 95 per cent of Canadians should be replaced by the efficient placation of legitimate grievances; no less, and no more Police fire pepper spray at protesters during a demonstration in downtown Washington after the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017. From within. The incessant […]

Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Cornwall Ontario – Gas prices are up 23 cents per gallon since last Sunday in Akwesasne or approximately 6 cents per litre.  Oddly enough most of the gas sold on the US side of the reservation is in fact from McEwens in Ontario. Here in Cornwall gas prices have shot up as much as 20 […]

Cornwall Mayor & Garlic Fest Brenda Norman Trash Maclean’s Story in Seaway News 083117

Cornwall Mayor & Garlic Fest Brenda Norman Trash Maclean’s Story in Seaway News 083117

Cornwall Ontario – The impact of the Maclean’s story about racism at the Cornwall Garlic Fest went viral locally after CFN wrote about it.  The Mayor, Councilor Bernadette “Flipper” Clement and event organizer Brenda Norman spread some shady vibes in the Seaway News whose Editor Nick Sebruch did not respond to questions prior to publication. […]

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016! Ad Deals! 083017

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016!   Ad Deals!  083017

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. We finally had time to publish our Second Quarter numbers and you clearly like clicking on our […]