Beavergate in Cornwall Ontario One Year Later – It was a Success! Clear Guindon Park Waters with no Flooding!

Beavergate in Cornwall Ontario One Year Later – It was a Success!  Clear Guindon Park Waters with no Flooding!

CFN – What a difference a year makes.  When we started the Beavergate Protest we never expected that the devices placed in the Guindon Nature Park in Cornwall Ontario would have such dramatic results. Funded fully by Lesley Fox and her Fur Bearer Defenders organization the road to clearer waters and healthier habitat were started […]

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Drives Her Big Red Truck in Cornwall Ontario – August 12, 2013

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Drives Her Big Red Truck in Cornwall Ontario – August 12, 2013

CFN – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Cornwall Ontario at a local Trucking firm that received funding to help create a few jobs. It’s the photo junket season with the Preme hopping from town to town pressing the flesh and meeting some of the community. She had a chance to drive a big red […]

What Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election Candidates Will Have to Stand For to Earn a CFN Endorsement in 2014 by Jamie Gilcig

What Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election Candidates Will Have to Stand For to Earn a CFN Endorsement in 2014 by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I get asked a lot if I will be running in the next municipal election here in Cornwall Ontario.    I have written that if somehow mayor Kilger survives politically and decides to run again I’d run against him as mayor, but not many think that the mayor will finish his term.   […]

121,157 Unique Visitors for CFN in June & July 2013 – Where are you Advertising Marketing & Messaging? NUMBERS

121,157 Unique Visitors for CFN in June & July 2013 – Where are you Advertising Marketing & Messaging?  NUMBERS

Even though we’ve had a rainy summer things have been hot at CFN!   We shattered our two month record for traffic with 121,157 Unique Visitors for June & July 2013! AUGUST IS THE LAST MONTH TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR LIVING AD at the SPECIAL RATE Call 613 361 1755 to book today! That […]

CFN Interviews Rik Saaltink as Opening of the New Northern Section of the Seaway International Bridge Approaches

CFN Interviews Rik Saaltink as Opening of the New Northern Section of the Seaway International Bridge Approaches

CFN – Rik Saaltink has spent 15 years watching the new Northern section of the Seaway International Bridge move forward from idea, to plan, to reality. And now the bridge is in the home stretch and will hopefully be ready to roll in the Fall. Rik shared about the bridge and new temporary customs location […]

UPDATED – Another Bus Accident in Cornwall Ontario – Esther Paquette Charged – York & Second Street – August 2, 2013

UPDATED – Another Bus Accident in Cornwall Ontario – Esther Paquette Charged –  York & Second Street – August 2, 2013

CFN – Another Bus accident for Cornwall Transit.   York Street between 2nd and 3rd is closed after a bus and car had an incident. Special thanks to Michel Lalonde for his photos!  If you see news happen email your pics or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com or call our hotline at 613 361 1755. No injuries […]

SIU Clear Cornwall Ontario Police After May 2013 St. Felix Street Warrant Execution Incident

SIU Clear Cornwall Ontario Police After May 2013 St. Felix Street Warrant Execution Incident

SIU Concludes Injury Investigation in Cornwall Case Number: 13-OCI-124 Mississauga (1 August, 2013) — The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Cornwall Community Police Service officer with any criminal offence in relation to the injuries sustained by a 38-year-old man in May […]

Cornwall Ontario Construction Permit Dollars Drop Nearly 70% From 2012 to 2013 Under Mayor Kilger

Cornwall Ontario Construction Permit Dollars Drop Nearly 70% From 2012 to 2013 Under Mayor Kilger

CFN –  Contrary to glowing spouts of steam from Economic De-Veloper Mark Boileau and his pet monkey adjutant Bob Peters construction dollars nose dived in Cornwall Ontario for the first half of 2013 compared to 2012. The City issued a glowing press release, but it apparently was more spin that numbers. The construction values can […]

Cornwall Ontario Developer & Author Ron Chenier Floats Downtown Condo Offering – July 29, 2013

Cornwall Ontario Developer & Author Ron Chenier Floats Downtown Condo Offering – July 29, 2013

CFN – Cornwall Ontario residents tired of the eyesore at the corner of Pitt and Second Street may have some hope.     Author and developer Ron Chenier via the City of Cornwall has floated some drawings to measure response from the public for a four storey condo building to be called Place Dominion if […]

Via Rail Automating Cornwall Ontario Station as of October 25, 2013 – City Becoming Isolated from Canada !

Via Rail Automating Cornwall Ontario Station as of October 25, 2013 – City Becoming Isolated from Canada !

CFN– Canada’s great Rail Tradition seems to be dying in Cornwall Ontario.  The River City, less than two hours from Ottawa, our Nation’s Capital seems to be written off by the rail carrier. First cuts to actual service and now it’s been announced very very quietly that the two full time positions at our local […]

Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Mike Metcalfe Threatening CFN Advertisers? Again?

Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Mike Metcalfe Threatening CFN Advertisers?  Again?

CFN – I thought I’d ask our viewers what they think of this very sad and pathetic situation.  Imagine someone from the Cornwall Area Chamber of Commerce running around to our advertisers and not only sharing his negative opinion of CFN, but threatening them that if they didn’t stop advertising with us that there’d be […]

Did Ribfest Really Draw More on Friday Night than All of Lift Off 4 Day Weekend? July 27, 2013

Did Ribfest Really Draw More on Friday Night than All of Lift Off 4 Day Weekend?  July 27, 2013

CFN– What is it about Ribfest in Cornwall Ontario that worked so well Friday night when Lift Off crashed in flames?  One wag suggested more people attended Ribfest Friday night than attended the whole Lift Off Weekend. Was it because Economic Development’s Bob Peters wasn’t allowed to be in the middle?  Was it because it […]

Bar Q Has the Biggest (risotto) Balls in Cornwall Ontario – Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig

Bar Q Has the Biggest (risotto) Balls in Cornwall Ontario – Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig

CFN– It’s always great to get a new eatery here in Cornwall Ontario; especially when you have a Chef that’s not afraid to be different and creative like Chef Christian Barque and his team at Bar Q which opened last week at the corner of Pitt Street and First.  (The entrance is on First Street […]