Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Save Money and Improve the Environment! June 22, 2012

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Save Money and Improve the Environment!  June 22, 2012

CFN – Want to save money and improve your home environment? Free online tool allows homeowners to calculate energy savings and other ecological benefits of their trees.  LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests) has just launched the Ontario Residential Tree Benefits Estimator (ORTBE), an online tool designed to estimate the energy savings and other […]

Letter to the Editor – Kevin Parkinson on Conflict of Interest Raised at Waterfront Meeting in Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Kevin Parkinson on Conflict of Interest Raised at Waterfront Meeting in Cornwall Ontario

  It appears that the conflict of issue guidelines are not being applied fairly with respect to the planning of Cornwall’s Lamoureux Park. Several local residents raised this concern at a recent waterfront meeting on June 12 at the Civic Complex.   At issue is the potential to develop a small parcel of land east of the […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Thursday June 21, 2012

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Thursday June 21, 2012

BREACH               Cornwall, ON- Amanda MacMillan, 23 of Cornwall was arrested on June 21st, 2012. She was bound by a Recognizance with the condition to abstain from the consumption of alcohol absolutely or being found anyplace where alcohol is sold save restaurants and to reside with surety and abide by the rules of that residence. […]

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

CFN – Did the headline peak your curiosity?  Mine, too!  A few days ago I was handed a clipped advertisement announcing two public presentations on the topic, one in Green Valley yesterday and the other in Cornwall today.  So, off we went to the presentation earlier this evening at Ontario Power Generation’s St. Lawrence Development […]

Is it time for Cornwall Ontario to have its own TV Station? You tell us! June 20, 2012

Is it time for Cornwall Ontario to have its own TV Station?  You tell us! June 20, 2012

CFN –  Does Cornwall Ontario deserve its own TV station?  That is a question we’ve been wrangling with for over two years now. We actually were supposed to go live to the air in 2011 before The City of Cornwall decided to boycott CFN along with some of their friends and cronies.     It’s […]

Tourism in Motion in Cornwall, Ontario and the Counties by Don Smith

Tourism in Motion in Cornwall, Ontario and the Counties by Don Smith

CFN – Members of the press were invited to Cornwall Square for today’s official unveiling of Cornwall & the Seaway Valley’s newest means of promoting the region, known as TIM, which is shorthand for Tourism in Motion.  The brain child of the agency’s executive director, Linda Wilson, the vehicle is both a cost cutting measure and a […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Tuesday June 19, 2012

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Tuesday June 19, 2012

DOMESTIC MISCHIEF & BREACH                         Cornwall, ON- A 49-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on June 18th, 2012. He was bound by a Probation Order with the condition to Keep the Peace and be of Good Behaviour. It is alleged that on June 18th, 2012 he got into an altercation with his 42-year-old common-law wife when […]

June 21st 2012 Comedy Fundraiser for Mike MacDonald – HD VIDEO INTERVIEW

June 21st 2012 Comedy Fundraiser for Mike MacDonald – HD VIDEO INTERVIEW

CFN – The comic world is very special.  There’s a Brotherhood (and Sisterhood) and comics across Canada are pulling together to help Canadian Comic Mike MacDonald who’s struggling with Hepatitis C. Mike himself is hoping to be at 292 Elgin in Ottawa, but Comics across Canada will be performing to help raise funds for his […]

Walk for Peace June 30th – The Next Generation 30th Anniversary 1982 – 2012 VANCOUVER BC

Walk for Peace June 30th   – The Next Generation  30th Anniversary 1982 – 2012 VANCOUVER BC

CFN – The year was 1982. Against the backdrop of the escalating nuclear arms race, 168 different groups cooperated to create Vancouver’s first Walk For Peace; 35,000 people gathered that first year, followed by 65,000 in 1983 and by 1984 we were 100,000 strong. We gathered at Kitsilano Beach forming a river of people that […]

UPDATED – Lost Villages Remembered near Cornwall, Ontario by Don Smith

CFN-Jennifer DeBruin cherishes hearing the reminiscences of her maternal grandmother, Mary, about the days of her youth prior to the inundation of her hometown of Moulinette. Moulinette is one of the now Lost Villages, which once stood on the shores of the mighty St. Lawrence River, one of Canada’s most historic regions—settled by United Empire Loyalists in […]