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? […]

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 […]

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More! CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

The Cornwall Free News is looking to share our platform with more writers, photographers, videographers, and artists this year. Do you have a burning passion about a subject or your community? If you want exposure what better place?  If you want a soapbox where your voice will be heard this is the spot for you! […]

Cornwall Square GVEAH Pet Shop Owner Speaks After Protest JAN 24, 2016

Cornwall Square GVEAH Pet Shop Owner Speaks After Protest  JAN 24, 2016

CFN spoke with “Gary”,  the owner of the GVEAH Pet Store in Cornwall Ontario that is under fire for its sale of kittens, puppies, and other live animals. Unlike other stores that sell animals from the OSPCA, his store will take in litters of stray kittens, some away from their mothers early. The warm and […]

Kings & Little Ones Barber Shop Earns Crown in Downtown Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JAN 24, 2016

Kings & Little Ones Barber Shop Earns Crown in Downtown Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JAN 24, 2016

Kings & Little Ones is not your average barber shop.   This isn’t Mayberry!     Josh Cassleman shared that he was looking for something in Cornwall that didn’t really exist so he created it making a sizable investment in Downtown Cornwall Ontario. When you work two full time jobs and hate Winter you can […]

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN! Specials & Numbers

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN!  Specials & Numbers

Numbers Never Lie! Unique Visitors for 2015 698,049 Number of Visits for 2015 2,020,218 Human Viewed Pages for 2015 * 18,740,768 Google Analytics Total Page Views for 2015 3,081,331 Google Analytics Unique Page Views for 2015 1,150,965 Avg. Time on Site for 2015 Bounce Rate 34 seconds 3.17% Mobile Users 36% for 2015 Viewers via […]

Cornwall Ontario Artist & Musician Moise Lasata ONE on ONE with CFN – JAN 11,2016

Cornwall Ontario Artist & Musician Moise Lasata  ONE on ONE with CFN – JAN 11,2016

Moise Lasata is an example of a tortured artist struggling with life’s challenges.     After working for years in Welding, and of some of the toughest industrial sorts, he was debilitated, losing a lot of ability to use his hands. While at a centre connecting with his First Nation’s roots he fell in love […]

Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

I don’t normally review food from chain restaurants, but my dining companion wanted Fish n Chips and we decided to try “the new place” which turned out to be our new Captain Georges in Cornwall. It felt odd being in what had been a lovely and colorful Mexican restaurant.    The new decor is open […]

CFN Subscription Drive – Do You Value Independent Media? OCT 26, 2015

CFN Subscription Drive – Do You Value Independent Media?  OCT 26, 2015

It’s that time of the year!    Twice per year we ask you, our dear CFN viewers to support your favorite source for independent media. All you had to do was watch the coverage from this last election to see how important not only independent media are, but that your voice gets to be heard […]

Cornwall Being Invaded by Costco – Door to Door Reps Hunting for New Members! by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Being Invaded by Costco – Door to Door Reps Hunting for New Members! by Jamie Gilcig

Two Costco reps were walking Pitt Street trying to sign up members for a new store opening in one of  Tracy Peter’s fave shopping areas,  Vaudreuil Dorion.      The reps explained that they were in town for Ribfest and are signing up Cornwallites with a special promotion. Sadly they said that there are no […]