Toyota Recalls Over 6M Vehicles – Ford Nearly 500K, and GM Causes Death Over .57 Cent Piece Recall

Toyota Recalls Over 6M Vehicles – Ford Nearly 500K, and GM Causes Death Over .57 Cent Piece Recall

CFN – Over six million cars world wide including about 500,000 in Canada were just recalled by Toyota. Ford just recalled nearly a half million vehicles, and the world is getting over the GM recall that involved several deaths over .57 cent pieces that the company allegedly knew about and didn’t recall. Oscar Winner Michael […]

Southern Sanitation/Wasteco, Worker Fined Total of $176,000 After Worker Killed in Hamilton

Southern Sanitation/Wasteco, Worker Fined Total of $176,000 After Worker Killed in Hamilton

  CFN — The death of a worker crushed between vehicles has resulted in a combined $176,000 fine for Southern Sanitation Inc. and one of the company’s employees. Southern Sanitation, operating as Wasteco, was fined $170,000 after pleading guilty to failing to ensure that measures and procedures under the law were followed. An employee, Abdul […]

Maple Leaf Foods Fined $110K After Worker Loses Fingers in Chopping Machine – March 24, 2014

Maple Leaf Foods Fined $110K After Worker Loses Fingers in Chopping Machine – March 24, 2014

CFN – Maple Leaf Foods Inc., carrying on business as Maple Leaf Consumer Foods and Cappola Food, has been fined $110,000 after a worker lost fingers in a chopping machine. Maple Leaf owns and operates a meat processing plant located at 25 Lepage Court in North York, Ontario. On July 10, 2012, a worker employed […]

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Investigation Completed – Fatal Collision 2014-03-11 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers assisted by SD&G Crime Unit members have completed their investigation that involved a pedestrian (20yr old male from Valleyfield, QC) and a Via passenger train. The death was non-suspicious in nature; SD&G OPP wishes to […]

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a train (Via) and pedestrian collision near 5TH Line Road, South Glengarry Township. The investigation has revealed that a male was struck by an eastbound via passenger train at approximately 4:00pm just west the Ontario/Quebec border. The investigation is ongoing as to the identity and […]

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Collision Closes Highway 2014-03-08 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that the driver of a tractor trailer lost control and jack-knifed in the eastbound lanes. […]

Two Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – 4th & Sydney – March 6, 2014

Two Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – 4th & Sydney – March 6, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  A two vehicle collision jarred neighbors on the corner of Sydney and 4th Street in Cornwall Ontario early this morning. CFN viewer Judy Rose submitted her photo and comment. There were 2 cars involved. And sure. I don’t believe anyone was hurt. Although I can’t be sure.  We will be updating this […]

CRTF Warn Snowmobile Operators about Safety Hazard While Operating on Snowmobile Trails

CRTF Warn Snowmobile Operators about Safety Hazard While Operating on Snowmobile Trails

  CORNWALL Ontario –  The RCMP would like to warn snowmobilers of a serious safety hazard that was recently found on a local snowmobile trail. Recently, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting routine patrols on a trail in Bainsville, Ontario. As the members were approaching the Wood’s Creek Bridge, CRTF members […]

UPDATE Cornwall Ontario Fire Department responds to call at Aevitas in Business Park

UPDATE  Cornwall Ontario Fire Department responds to call at Aevitas in Business Park

Cornwall Ontario –   The City of Cornwall has updated the fire at the Aevitas PCB fire in Cornwall yesterday. The Event At approximately 12:20 pm on Monday, February 24th, a call was received by the 911 operator advising of a fire at Aevitas Inc., a business on Industrial Park Drive in the Cornwall Business […]

BREAKING – Police Block Off Boundary Road in Cornwall Ontario As Aevitas Waste Disposal Inc. Fire

BREAKING – Police Block Off Boundary Road in Cornwall Ontario As Aevitas Waste Disposal Inc. Fire

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall Police Services have blocked off a section of Boundary Road as there is a fire at the Aevitas Waste Disposal site at 2425 Industrial Park Drive. The plant deals in PCB recovery and CFN has not been told if the public should be concerned from inhalation of any potential smoke from the […]

Things Heat up at Scores in Cornwall Ontario as Firetrucks Arrive – Friday Feb 14, 2014

Things Heat up at Scores in Cornwall Ontario as Firetrucks Arrive – Friday Feb 14, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Fire trucks arrived during the heavy snow storm that hit Cornwall Ontario.   The new Scores restaurant had an issue. We will be updating the story as more info becomes available. If you see news happen email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com.  CFN always gives photo credit and you can win tickets to area […]

UPDATE 401 East Bound TRAFFIC RE OPENED 3:44 PM FRIDAY Feb 14, 2014

UPDATE 401 East Bound TRAFFIC RE OPENED 3:44 PM  FRIDAY Feb 14, 2014

EASTBOUND HIGHWAY 401 TRAFFIC RE-ROUTED DUE TO COLLISIONS (South Stormont) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Stormont Township involving several tractor-trailers. There are no reports of any injuries at this time. Highway 401 eastbound traffic is being re-routed at the Dickinson off-ramp and […]

Highway 401 Eastbound Between Cardinal & Iroquois BLOCKED due to Single Vehicle Collision – Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:23 PM

Highway 401 Eastbound Between Cardinal & Iroquois BLOCKED due to Single Vehicle Collision – Wed Jan 29, 2014  2:23 PM

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Collision Closes Highway 2014-01-29 (South Dundas) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Dundas Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that due to adverse weather conditions a tractor trailer lost control and jack-knifed in the […]

2 Car Crash in Front of Court House in Cornwall Ontario – Nowhere near Freshcos! Tuesday January 28, 2014

2 Car Crash in Front of Court House in Cornwall Ontario –  Nowhere near Freshcos! Tuesday January 28, 2014

Cornwall Ontario – Second Street was closed for awhile after a two vehicle accident occurred  today in Cornwall Ontario in front of the Court House.   Photos courtesy of CFN viewer Michel Lalonde   If you see news happen email us your photo or video to  info@cornwallfreenews.com  – you could win event tickets or discount […]

Highway 417 Closed Due to Multi Vehicle Collision East of McCrimmon Road – JAN 27 2014 OPP

Highway 417 Closed Due to Multi Vehicle Collision East of McCrimmon Road – JAN 27 2014 OPP

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Collision Closes Highway 2014-01-27 (North Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a multi – vehicle collision on Highway 417, North Glengarry Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that due to adverse weather conditions a number of tractor trailers, vehicles and a […]

Westbound Tractor Trailer Flies Off Road at Brookdale West Exit of Cornwall Ontario – Jan 21, 2014 6:05 PM

Westbound Tractor Trailer Flies Off Road at Brookdale West Exit of Cornwall Ontario – Jan 21, 2014  6:05 PM

Cornwall Ontario – A tractor trailer lost control on the 401 westbound this evening.   The driver,  hit a post, the ditch, and ended up onto the Brookdale West ramp which will be closed to traffic for a few hours as debris is cleared.   Cars driving on the 401 suffered a few flat tires […]