Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

An official ceremony was held on January 29th 2016 to transfer the Sebringville Feed Mill from from Hensall District Co-operative, Inc. (HDC) to Homestead Organics Ltd. In attendance were local elected officials, media representatives, business partners, organic farmers, and customers of Homestead Organics. Homestead Organics and HDC have been in discussions and have agreed upon […]

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

CFN – In the spring of 2014, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) commissioned MNP LLP to conduct a study to gain a better understanding of the size of the local economy (northern/Canadian portion of Akwesasne) and to estimate the extent to which households, businesses and MCA spend dollars outside the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory* (the […]

Did You Miss Out on 203,358 Visits Of Exposure In August? CFN By The Numbers LIHOU Report!

Did You Miss Out on 203,358 Visits Of Exposure In August? CFN By The Numbers LIHOU Report!

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s time for our August 2014 Lihou Report; named after Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou, who raved about their numbers without really giving any numbers.    His narrative inspired this new name change in our numbers reporting as CFN has always tried to be upfront about the support we get from you; our amazing viewers! We […]

2014 Municipal Election Ad Specials on CFN & SSN! Online & In PRINT – CLICK FOR DETAILS

2014 Municipal Election Ad Specials on CFN & SSN! Online & In PRINT – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s showtime!   Labour Day will be the kick start of the Municipal elections in this part of Ontario and CFN and The South Stormont News have some very special election specials for candidates! With over 65,000 unique visitors per month; mostly concentrated between Cornwall, Kingston, and Ottawa any candidate would be […]

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

3 More Businesses Leaving Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Yes It is Time for Change by Jamie Gilcig – August 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – In a recent Freeholder story Economic Development officer Bob Peters goes on about our amazing “growth” in Cornwall; but are we really growing economically?    The city cites new distribution centre jobs, but doesn’t count the loss of our call centres; nor does it focus on recent job losses at Union shops […]

Charity Begins at Home Ad Sale on CFN – Buy an Ad, Your Charity Gets an Equal Ad too!

Charity Begins at Home Ad Sale on CFN – Buy an Ad, Your Charity Gets an Equal Ad too!

CORNWALL Ontario – They say that Charity begins at home and what better way to help promote business and show how much Cornwall cares than our latest promotion on www.Cornwallfreenews.com! For the month of May any ad purchased by our sponsors will gain an equal matching ad for the charity of their choice! So if […]

Will Target Make it in Canada? What Happens to Eleven Points in Cornwall Ontario if they don’t?

Will Target Make it in Canada?  What Happens to Eleven Points in Cornwall Ontario if they don’t?

CORNWALL Ontario – Is Target in trouble in Canada?    The US retailer’s bold move into the smaller Canadian market has had some bumps and grinds from language laws for product, to higher cost for labour and different regulations than the US. With most Canadians within an hour drive of the US many shoppers are […]

CFN for Sale! Own your own Online Newspaper! Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or call 855 444 1133

CFN for Sale!  Own your own Online Newspaper!  Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or call 855 444 1133

Would you like to own the largest and most read newspaper in a market of over 45,000 people? CFN is for sale! With over 29.5 million page views in 2013 and averaging around 60,000 unique visitors CFN is a key building stone with a large regional reach into Ottawa, Eastern Ontario, and into Western Quebec […]

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 […]

Beware the CRA Phishing Scam by Reg Coffey

Beware the CRA Phishing Scam by Reg Coffey

CFN – Apparently this is Fraud Prevention Month according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. It would appear that in celebration of that someone has come up with a particularly appealing fraud during tax season. Just today I received an email supposedly from the Canada Revenue Agency telling me that they made a mistake on my […]

Premier Wynne to Let them Eat Cheese as Ag Schools Close in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Is Premier Kathleen Wynne playing hide the Canoli with Education dollars?  The part time Agricultural Minister saw the shut down of two Farming programs as the University of Guelph shut down The Kemptville Agricultural College and Francophone Alfred Campus. While there is some partisan points being scored by such Conservatives as our […]

Dear Todd Lihou – If you’re going to write about numbers maybe actually use numbers? CFN Feb Stats!

Dear Todd Lihou – If you’re going to write about numbers maybe actually use numbers?  CFN Feb Stats!

CORNWALL Ontario –  That wacky Todd Lihou of the Seaway News has been caught telling Porkies again. Mr. Lihou wrote a column spouting how awesome the Seaway News is numerically speaking only he didn’t really give out numbers.  He just congratulated his paper while mentioning some limp stories. Frankly if you’re going to talk numbers […]

Jamie Gilcig for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario & I announce that My CFN Shares Go to Market Feb 21,2014

Jamie Gilcig for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario & I announce that My CFN Shares Go to Market Feb 21,2014

CORNWALL Ontario – One of the reasons I didn’t run for office last term is that CFN was still in its infancy and frankly the other media have been less than civil.   Note in question is that the two that covered my announcement yesterday both went yellow bringing up the political smear of last […]

Beat The Clock Sale on CFN Full Page Ads only $149 ENDS Noon Friday January 17, 2014 – Municipal Elections

Beat The Clock Sale on CFN Full Page Ads only $149   ENDS Noon Friday January 17, 2014  – Municipal Elections

Cornwall Ontario –   Everyone loves a great deal; especially in this economic climate!  You missed the $99 ads, but now is your chance for the $149+HST instead of our regular price of $399! Your ad can be placed any time during 2014 and can include photos, posters, and even embedded video!   Ads can […]

CFN Page Views up 207% for 2013! Our Year End Numbers & Top Cities!

CFN Page Views up 207% for 2013!   Our Year End Numbers & Top Cities!

Anytime you go from 14.2 to 29.5 MILLION page views in one year it’s something to be proud of!   And that’s exactly what CFN has done thanks to you; our amazing viewers! And now it’s time for some of the numbers! Canadian traffic 88.7% US  8.23% Unique Visitors for 2013  618,389 Visits for 2013 […]

CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN – Life is about improving and making things better, and after a year of research and consultations with a lot of people we are pleased to be announcing our new comments policy on CFN. As many know there are different formats used by various news sites.    CFN manually pre moderates each comment.  For […]

CFN by the Numbers for October – Have you missed 25,189,213 page views of Exposure in 2013? FULL PAGE AD DEAL!

CFN by the Numbers for October –  Have you missed 25,189,213 page views of Exposure in 2013? FULL PAGE AD DEAL!

Are you business owner freaking out over the high cost of Holiday Marketing and Advertising?   A full page ad on CFN is only $349+HST! Imagine reaching your audience with a maximum amount of exposure?  Your full page ad could include posters, photos and even embedded video! Full page ads on CFN are not sold […]