War Amps Celebrates 100th Anniversary 110618

War Amps Celebrates 100th Anniversary 110618

As Remembrance Day approaches, I would like to pay tribute to the amputee veterans who founded The War Amps, which marks its 100th anniversary this year. On returning from the First World War, they came together to help each other adapt to their new reality. They then welcomed the next generation of amputee veterans following the Second World War, creating […]

Military Imposter Busted in N Glengarry & Charity Clothes Bin Thief Busted in Chesterville SD&G #OPP 110618

Military Imposter Busted in N Glengarry & Charity Clothes Bin Thief Busted in Chesterville SD&G #OPP 110618

DONATION CLOTHING STOLEN CHARGES LAID   (NORTH DUNDAS, ON) – On September 26, 2018 at approximately 8:27am Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of various items being taken from a property on Mill Street, Chesterville, Ontario. Investigation indicated that culprits attended a church and removed various clothing items […]

#OPP Break in @ House of Lazarus in N Dundas 082218

#OPP Break in @ House of Lazarus in N Dundas 082218

BREAK IN   (SOUTH DUNDAS,ON) – On August 21, 2018 at approximately 7:28am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of a break-in at a business on Prospect Road, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that sometime between August 18, 2018 – August 21, 2018 culprit(s) entered a trailer and removed […]

Crazed Cat Lady Tries to Bully CFN into Coverage by Jamie Gilcig 082018

Crazed Cat Lady Tries to Bully CFN into Coverage by Jamie Gilcig 082018

Cornwall Ontario – It’s odd, some of the requests we get for assistance.   As this newspaper is about to celebrate our tenth anniversary of somehow surviving in this culturally toxic town it never stops to astound me how entitled some people think they are? Our first two years we essentially said yes to everyone no […]

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Cornwall Ontario –  One of the biggest problems in Cornwall is the utter failure of charities due to really bad politics. The United Way for example boycotts this newspaper.  They also kept missing their funding targets so they no longer have them.  Instead of acting like a responsible charity and pursue their mandate they fail […]

MS SOCIETY – PwC MS BIKE Needs Volunteers Aug. 18 & 19 – Ottawa to Cornwall

MS SOCIETY – PwC MS BIKE Needs Volunteers Aug. 18 & 19 – Ottawa to Cornwall

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Now in its 29th year, PwC MS Bike – Ottawa to Cornwall is one of the most popular cycling events in eastern Ontario and it’s fast approaching. It will take place Aug. 18-19 and the Cornwall Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is looking for volunteers to help make it […]

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute News Release: Amount Canadians donate to charity at a 10-year low   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The amount Canadians donate to charities—as a share of their income—has hit a 10-year low and lags far behind the amount Americans give, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan […]

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

Cornwall Ontario – True charity begins at home, and true charity is that, charity, giving without expecting anything back. One local business person wanted to help groups locally, and the support the community initiatives that CFN helps. At one point he offered to pay for an entire year of advertising for the OSPCA locally, but […]

Terry Fox Run in Cornwall Raise Over $1500 More in 2017! 091717

Terry Fox Run in Cornwall Raise Over $1500 More in 2017!  091717

37th CORNWALL TERRY FOX RUN EXCELLENT RESULTS !! PARTICIPANTS: 230 (last year 261) MONEY RAISED: $18,759 (last year $17,217) It is with great pride that Josée Sauvé announces yet another successful Cornwall Terry Fox Run which was held on Sunday, September 17, 2017. “The numbers astound me! We had less participants but the donations & […]

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 […]

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

Cornwall Politics Impact United Way & Charity Fund Raising by Jamie Gilcig DEC 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – One of the saddest thing about the clique politics of a small tiny town like  Cornwall Ontario is that the clique usually fails at what they do.  It’s sad. It’s sadder that people are allowed to be in positions to fail rather than be inclusive or remotely professional. A few months ago […]

BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   CFN has learned from a viewer that disgraced former City Councilor Robert Brock Frost’s gofundme page for his new “Charity” to raise cash for Brock’s love of travelling  Haiti storm recovery is no more. Frost had previously pled guilty after being charged with fraud and forgery over his exploits as owner […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald Donates to Save TAG Cornwall FEB 9, 2016

Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald Donates to Save TAG Cornwall FEB 9, 2016

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald has donated a generous cheque to the struggling public art gallery of Cornwall. TAG Cornwall is facing a funding and community support crisis and is having a meeting Tuesday February 9th at 7PM to see if the community will step up to ensure the future of the gallery. John […]

Cornwall Toyota Comes up BIG for SD&G United Way – DEC 19, 2014

Cornwall Toyota Comes up BIG for SD&G United Way – DEC 19, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Our local Toyota dealership came out and helped the United Way of SD&G reach their goal for this year! Troy Hickman GM/Owner presented a cheque to United Way President Danny Aikman. Over the last 5 weeks the staff at Cornwall Toyota held weekly  charitable luncheons at the dealership  as well as selling […]

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 […]