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 […]

The Five Things You Need to Know About Bitcoins

“Bitcoin GreenFlare_IMG_8289” (CC BY 2.0) by btckeychain It seems like there’s been a lot in the news recently about Bitcoins and the internet is full of stories about them. But a lot of Canadians don’t really know what they are or how to use them. So here are the answers to five of the most important questions about […]

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Cornwall Ontario –   Ever watch a bunch of unqualified people, some of whom are dumber than David Murphy debate an issue that is way out of their depth? Council is talking about kicking back property taxes for 10 years to a real estate developer. The property, to be used for student residences right across […]

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

The latest update from Statistics Canada has confirmed that the economy continues to go from strength to strength. The economy is enjoying the ‘rarified territory’ of continued growth of well over 3%. The figures follow on from the growth rate of 3.7% enjoyed during the first three months of 2017, marking out a strong start […]

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 […]

The State of Play for Bitcoin in Canada 083117

“Bitcoin GreenFlare_IMG_8289” (CC BY 2.0) by btckeychain Although Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not yet legal tender in Canada – with only the Canadian dollar considered official currency – digital currencies are recognised as a commodity by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Although digital currency transactions are not supported by the nation’s central bank or government, they are […]

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

Cornwall Ontario – Brand-Name Beauties Vs. Drugstore Delights Makeup can cost you a pretty penny, especially if you are buying from stores like Sephora or from websites that carry high-end makeup. But don’t be discouraged, radiant readers, because I’ve dedicated this whole column to sharing equally luscious equivalents to your favourite high-end makeup that you […]

Cash Down Expenses Up for NAV CANADA in Q3 July 14, 2017

Cash Down Expenses Up for NAV  CANADA in Q3 July 14, 2017

NAV CANADA announces third quarter financial results   OTTAWA, July 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NAV CANADA today released its financial results for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2017. The results reflect growth in air traffic volumes as measured by weighted charging units of 5.9 per cent over the same period in the prior fiscal […]

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront? PAC June 23, 2017

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront?  PAC June 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Chem Tanks!   One of the most incompetent councils I’ve witnessed since living in this town is not only seeming desperate as elections start to come closer, but pulling a page out of the Kilger play book and hustling a waterfront scandal on this community. You’d think that the hinky harbor […]

297,000 Dodge Grand Caravans RECALLED due to Airbags JUNE 16, 2017

297,000 Dodge Grand Caravans RECALLED due to Airbags JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  Fiat Chrysler is recalling 297,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada due to driver’s front air bag unexpectedly inflating . Dodge Grand Caravans from 2011 and 2012 are being recalled. 8 people have been injured, but no crashes have been reported. Dial 855 444 1133 to place your ad here!  Air bag wiring […]

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

Your favorite online newspaper needs your support.   In the first 9 days of June we have had over 50,000 unique visitors. We need 100 new subscription donations by Monday June 12th, 2017 at 6PM EST to avoid having new digital ads appear on the site.   It truly is up to you dear viewers! […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

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. March was a busy busy month for CFN! Raw Log Numbers Our Unique Visitors 92,853 (IP Numbers) are […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

No Elaine, Taxes are Never a GOOD Thing by Jamie Gilcig MAY 16, 2017

No Elaine, Taxes are Never a GOOD Thing by Jamie Gilcig MAY 16, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Cornwall City Council finally agreed at a residential tax hike for this budget of just under 2%. Much gnashing of teeth and rendering of garments as Councilor Elaine MacDonald and her pet monkey bemoaned the small increase after failing to bump it up to near 3%. “We are looking at this the wrong […]

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

  Property is an excellent asset to own, even at the worst of times. The simple fact is that, unless you own an overpriced mansion, there’s always a need for it. If you’re thinking of moving to the US, or simply want a home there to rent out for some extra cash, you’ll be wondering […]

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Queen’s Park Introduces Rent Control Reform & Eviction Protection APRIL 24, 2017

Legislation Includes Rent Control Reform, Eviction Protections to Keep Rentals Affordable Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017, would address rising rental costs faced by people in Ontario by expanding rent control to […]

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Seaway News For Sale Too – Is City Hall Politics Destroying Media in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  I live in a very strange community.  Ignorance and corruption are literally destroying our local economy.   Now two of the main three media are for sale, and the Standard Freeholder is rumored to be wobbly.  Corus Radio chopped its newsroom staff a few years ago as well. It’s getting harder to […]

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