Conrad Black Thinks the Conservative Leader Has to Speak French FEB 19, 2017

Conrad Black Thinks the Conservative Leader Has to Speak French FEB 19, 2017

CFN – For many weeks I have been reviewing and meeting candidates for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. It has been an astonishing race, with a multiplicity of candidates, few of whom are household names to a significant number of Canadians, and in an electoral process that is a computerized, remote-control treatment of a […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Jazzy Dreams on Valentine’s Day FEB 19, 2017

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Jazzy Dreams on Valentine’s Day FEB 19, 2017

  CORNWALL ONTARIO – Valentine’s Day reminds me of the old days in primary school. We used to give little paper valentines to our classmates and friends when we were about 7 or 8 years old. We could buy a book which had sheets of valentines on them and we just popped out a card […]

Michael Labelle of Cornwall Wants a Ward System & Ranked Ballots LTE Feb 15, 2017

Michael Labelle of Cornwall Wants a Ward System & Ranked Ballots LTE Feb 15, 2017

Citizens of Cornwall Cornwall needs to introduce ranked ballots. It should be a part of a plan to rework the governance of the city. The people of Cornwall are over Governed and over represented. 1/ Introduce ranked ballots 2/ The city is remapped into 4 wards 3/ 1 Councillor per ward and 1 Mayor. The […]

CFN Turns 8! What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

CFN Turns 8!   What You Can Do to Help Us Serve You Better by Jamie Gilcig FEB 15, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Eight is a mystical number.  It’s also a version of the infinity sign if you turn it sideways. The Cornwall Free News turned eight this week, on the 9th.    I decided to not have any fanfare or major celebration as the last time I did so, our 5th anniversary, I was […]

LTE – Josh Frappier Doesn’t Appear to be a Fan of Cornwall Councilor Elaine MacDonald FEB 9, 2017

LTE – Josh Frappier Doesn’t Appear to be a Fan of Cornwall Councilor Elaine MacDonald FEB 9, 2017

And here she is folks, Cornwall’s dime-store version of Tony Blair, Daniel Ortega, and Hosni Mubarak. In honour of Elaine MacDonald’s 7 years of treacherous collaboration with the corrupt Trudeau-McGuinty-Wynne Liberal Party establishment and her resulting betrayal of artists, home owners, seniors, taxpayers, workers, and small business owners in Cornwall as well as feminists, progressives, and […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month FEB 5, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month  FEB 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – February is Heart and Stroke month. It is a time of fund raising as well as bringing more awareness of heart and stroke problems, prevention and treatment to the public. On one of the web sites it states that 9 out of 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for a […]

Another Pregnancy Issue at the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre by Jamie Gilcig FEB 3, 2017

Another Pregnancy Issue at the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre by Jamie Gilcig FEB 3, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s amazing the games that politicians play with the lives of citizens.    After the Julie Bilotta case which has resulted in a $1.3 million dollar lawsuit on her behalf via Super Lawyer Lawrence Greenspon, yet another incident has occurred at the much maligned facility. Clearly not enough was changed in the […]

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Ontario – Surviving a conspiratorial City of Cornwall led boycott isn’t easy.   As we approach our 8th Anniversary good news is always nice to see especially as we survive on a near non budget with little to no staffing. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who helped make this an amazing year […]

It is Time to Clean Up the Cornwall Community Police Service? by Jamie Gilcig JAN 26, 2017

It is Time to Clean Up the Cornwall Community Police Service? by Jamie Gilcig JAN 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  The Standard Freeholder ran a puff piece spinning a higher amount of complaints about the CCPS. Oddly enough there were less reported crimes in Cornwall in 2016 even though they still are raising their budgets. The police service is a cash cow.  It comes down to money and power.    If you’re […]

Brad D Eamer of Cornwall Wants City to Switch to OPP JAN 26, 2017

Brad D Eamer of Cornwall Wants City to Switch to OPP  JAN 26, 2017

To the Editor . Once again we watch helplessly as our City Council wrestles with our 2017 budget. This city is so desperate to save money that anything and everything is on the table, and rightly so. Council cuts a few thousand here and there, but can’t seem to address the really big budget items. […]

CBC Shows Lack of Culture in Cornwall Over La La Land Miss by Jamie Gilcig

CBC Shows Lack of Culture in Cornwall Over La La Land Miss by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – Another black eye for Cornwall, and yet another sad miss in trying to rebuild a relationship with Hollywood star Ryan Gosling who grew up in the River City and got his big break by commuting to auditions in Montreal. La La Land, which has tied a record for Oscar Nominations has yet […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Brenda Connelly ARTIST Jan 25, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Brenda Connelly ARTIST   Jan 25, 2017

    Cornwall has a lot of wonderful and talented artists. Brenda Connelly is one of them. She has painted in oils and watercolour but acrylics are her preference at this time. Some years ago when Jean McCormick had her Art Studio on Pitt Street north, Brenda attended the studio for classes. Jean’s daughter Bonnie […]

Conrad Black States that Canadians Will Grow To Like Donald Trump JAN 8, 2017

Conrad Black States that Canadians Will Grow To Like Donald Trump JAN 8, 2017

An instant industry has developed in Canada about how to adjust to a Trump presidency, as if the nature of the United States has metamorphosed instantly and unrecognizably. Almost all of this concern is unnecessary. Donald Trump has never expressed any grievances against Canada, and his limited experiences here, from skiing in the Laurentians to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Friends Campaign JAN 8, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford  – Dementia Friends Campaign JAN 8, 2017

    CORNWALL ONTARIO – The Dementia Friends Canada campaign has ten tips for us to help communicate with a person with dementia. They suggest: 1) Approach the person from the front. If they are seated go down to their level. 2) Identify yourself. Tell them your name and offer to help. 3) Maintain eye […]

Jeanne Assam on Airport Security After Esteban Santiago Ft. Lauderdale Shooting JAN 6, 2017

Jeanne Assam on Airport Security After Esteban Santiago Ft. Lauderdale Shooting JAN 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – This active shooter at the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is yet just another example that we need to have strong security while entering the airport and not just before boarding the plane.  An inconvenience, yes, but necessary. How many times does this have to happen before we take action? I am a police […]