Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

The City of Brampton just axed 25 management and senior officials in what has to be one of the most progressive house cleaning jobs in Ontario Municipal history. From the Toronto Star article: “We had to notify 25 individuals that had to exit the organization this morning,” he said, but Schlange would not divulge details […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

The Cornwall Free News is a lot larger than just the Cornwall market!    We’re looking for a few Community Journalism Interns in the following communities;    Cornwall, Brockville, Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, and Toronto. Please email your CV with at least three writing sample to:  jamie@cornwallfreenews.com Some remuneration is possible. We’re also looking for some […]

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market? The US dollar (USD) is the most traded currency in the world, with an 87.3% share of all daily transactions. It’s easy to forget that just north of the USA is another currency with strength in its own right. The Canadian dollar (CAD) is the seventh most […]

Cornwall Ontario Property Values Up 1.8% Yearly Since 2012 MPAC APRIL 15, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Property Values Up 1.8% Yearly Since 2012 MPAC  APRIL 15, 2016

Cornwall Residential Property Values Have Increased on Average By 1.8 Per Cent per Year Since 2012 MPAC’S assessments reflect local real estate markets across the province   CORNWALL, Ontario – The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) began mailing Property Assessment Notices today in Cornwall, where assessed values of residential property values have increased an average of […]

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

75,297 Unique Visitors 173,159 (2.29 visits/visitor) 1,375,977 (7.94 Pages/Visit) (CFN monthly traffic for March 2016 ) Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you paying ridiculous amounts of money on the region for far less results? I bet you are. There is only one media source in the region that offers […]

Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

Metro Closing in Cornwall Ontario Highlights Poor Economic Development in Community by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 28, 2016

As council fiddles and sells the community’s future with its shady Harbor Front deal with the Feds and Akwesasne Metro has announced that it will be shutting its doors in a few months.  About 75 people will lose their jobs, about a third of those full time employment where it’s becoming more difficult to find […]

BREAKING – Loblaws Decides to Re Stock French’s Canadian Ketchup! MARCH 15, 2016

BREAKING – Loblaws Decides to Re Stock French’s Canadian Ketchup! MARCH 15, 2016

Kevin Groh, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communication, Loblaw Companies Ltd. sent in the following statements. Our job, as a retailer, is to stock the products customers want most. Although it has been a recent social-media sensation, French’s regular ketchup did not sell well in our stores for more than a year. In that time, […]

JOBS CANADA Ottawa Job Fair @ Westin Hotel MARCH 15, 2016 Click for Details!

JOBS CANADA Ottawa Job Fair @ Westin Hotel MARCH 15, 2016 Click for Details!

Looking for Work? New Career? Immediate Hiring? Direct Interview? DO NOT MISS JOBS CANADA Meet face to face with recruiters, HR Managers and hiring companies from TD Canada, Scotiabank, ADT, CIBC Bank, BTB Bank, The Government of Canada, Statistics Canada, Public Services Commissions of Canada, Ford, MacDonald, RBC Royal Bank, AUTO Trader.ca, Tims Hortons, 3Points […]

Canadian Wins US$1 Million Powerball Prize

Canadian Wins US$1 Million Powerball Prize

Just a few hours’ drive away from Cornwall sits a man celebrating new found lottery fortune. The 60-year-old businessman from Quebec won US$1 million on February 27th by playing Powerball, one of the US’s most popular lottery games. Winning a US lottery without leaving home The man, who right now is being referred to in […]

Why I Will be Boycotting the Seaway Food Festival & All 11 Eateries by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 8, 2016

Why I Will be Boycotting the Seaway Food Festival & All 11 Eateries by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 8, 2016

As some of you know CFN has been the victim of a conspiratorial boycott led by City Hall since 2012.    In its 4th year the tentacles sadly extend through the community. City Hall actually had their lawyer state that the largest newspaper in the community is a blog.  A very odd thing to say, but […]

FULL PAGE Help Wanted Ads only $99 on CFN!

FULL PAGE Help Wanted Ads only $99 on CFN!

What better way to reach your much needed work force than a full page ad on CFN?    Your poster, text, photos, and even embedded video, all hot linked to your web presence, and indexed to search engines!! Your page stays active for up to one full year! We reach key markets in our region. Reach […]

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communities they serve. The principle of […]

Photographer John Lester Donates $500 to Kick Off Fundraiser for TAG in Cornwall Ontario FEB 7, 2014

Photographer John Lester Donates $500 to Kick Off Fundraiser for TAG in Cornwall Ontario FEB 7, 2014

While many know John Lester, formerly of JL Computers as a guru of sorts in Cornwall; he’s also an avid photographer. Some of his work hangs currently in TAG Cornwall, the city’s public art gallery that is on the precipice of closing. A meeting has been called for Tuesday February 9th at 7PM in the […]

Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

It’s odd.  We live in a City where we pay large salaries to city staff and managers and then elect a mayor and council to lead. They then dump off decisions to even more pricey consultants.  Does this make any sense?  Maybe we shouldn’t have staff and managers and just hire consultants to run Cornwall? […]

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