Petty Ignorant SD&SG NDP Candidate Marc Benoit Just Doesn’t Get it – by Jamie Gilcig 061018

Petty Ignorant SD&SG NDP Candidate Marc Benoit Just Doesn’t Get it – by Jamie Gilcig 061018

Cornwall Ontario –  My gosh there are a lot of little political turdettes that take runs at office!   People still don’t get it.  Being an elected official is serving the public – that includes people that you might not like or even like you.  It means that if you’re successful you have to represent everyone […]

Advanced Voting Down Nearly 15% in SD&SG Due to Corruption & Democratic Failure by Jamie Gilcig

Advanced Voting Down Nearly 15% in SD&SG Due to Corruption & Democratic Failure by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – With reports of Advanced Polling down nearly a whopping 15% in SD&SG clearly abuse by local riding teams and Elections Ontario are leading indicators. Instead of advertising for example, where you’re reading this right now, Elections Ontario advertised with US social media companies.   Surely someone should be fired for that? Likewise, the […]

Wynne Liberal facebook Ad Shows Disconnect to Ontario Economy by Jamie Gilcig 051018

Wynne Liberal facebook Ad Shows Disconnect to Ontario Economy by Jamie Gilcig 051018

Cornwall Ontario – Imagine that you’re a publisher, editor, or journalist in Ontario in 2018.   Times are tough in the newspaper business.    Print is dying if not dead.   The economy in Ontario is not rosy, especially outside of certain areas like Toronto. And as you scroll through facebook you see this: Lord knows we […]

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

No matter which political party you’re with advertising is one of the largest expenses in any campaign. You need value, impact, and delivery of your message in the strongest possible fashion. And local is important.  How do you expect editors to support you if you’re advertising on outlets that aren’t from Ontario or even Canada? […]

So Why is the Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Market in the Toilet This Spring? By Jamie Gilcig 041618

So Why is the Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Market in the Toilet This Spring? By Jamie Gilcig 041618

Cornwall Ontario – Spring is normally a time that has a good real estate professional chomping at the bit.   Likewise professionals that earn their dosh from servicing the sales and renovations of property as well. It’s an extensive net. This Spring things are dead in Cornwall and we examine some of the major factors. Corruption […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

Tired of paying crazy ad rates?  Tired of paying for ads that aren’t seen?  With our traffic and story hang time this is the place you want to be and for a limited time and limited inventory(one slot on our home page and one on our inside pages)  you can have a 300×250 pixel banner […]

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Cornwall Ontario –   Some might call this column “Sour Grapes”, but it really isn’t.  It’s more of a question? Rogers is a large and wonderful company that offers many great services.  It also has a huge footprint in hockey; something I know a bit about. My history with the sport professionally started in the 90’s.  […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

CFN View Donation Subscription Time – Good News Costs $$ Please CLICK the DONATION Button!

CFN View Donation Subscription Time – Good News Costs $$  Please CLICK the DONATION Button!

Cornwall Ontari0 – Good news costs money, and judging by how many viewers we have and how many pages you click on every month we must be doing something right? Right now the City of Cornwall is going through its farcical exercise of a budget.  It’s embarrassing and even in an election year council is […]

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Cornwall Ontario – In 2017 news outlets simply are folding under the financial pressures of the industry.   Pressure from an essentially unregulated industry.   Pressure from a digital takeover of media ads via US conglomerates in anti-social media, and simply a loss of two streams of revenue have seen older established newspapers fold or on life […]

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 […]

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016! Ad Deals! 083017

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016!   Ad Deals!  083017

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. We finally had time to publish our Second Quarter numbers and you clearly like clicking on our […]

The Cornwall Free News Updated Comment Policy for JULY 11, 2017

The Cornwall Free News Updated Comment Policy for JULY 11, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – We always look for ways to improve your favorite newspaper and we’re proud today to announce our new comment policy for our amazing CFN viewers! Many newspapers no longer allow comments on site, like the Standard Freeholder, preferring to allow comments on social media where they post their stories. CFN still believes […]

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – As I was doing my morning social media scroll, Cornwall local Judy Rose posted the video below asking if our Starbucks on Brookdale was part of the Foodshare program which Starbucks started in 2016. Which of course led to an  odd situation as our local Starbucks boycotts this newspaper, not even sending […]

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Cornwall Ontario – Have you noticed a few more digital ads on CFN?   We want to remove them, but need your help. Like any newspaper, online or in print, we need your help to survive.  Gone are the days of classified ad revenue, and home delivery revenue. Nothing of value is ever truly free. […]

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! […]

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