BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (“PHIPA”) Pursuant to PHIPA, any information related to the personal health of identifiable individuals is not included.  Other proceedings, processes, and investigations Information may have also been excluded from this report because its release could undermine the integrity of other proceedings involving the same incident, such as criminal proceedings, coroner’s […]

Conrad Black: Trudeau Liberals Bungled the Overblown SNC-Lavalin Affair 021619

Conrad Black: Trudeau Liberals Bungled the Overblown SNC-Lavalin Affair 021619

By accepting her change of positions, Wilson-Raybould has largely disqualified herself from complaining now about the motives for her so-called demotion The SNC-Lavalin matter has become a showcase for a panoply of media and political attitudes of widely varying levels of justification. To review some of the elements, there was nothing wrong, practically or ethically, […]

Justin Trudeau’s SUNNY DAYS Turn Cloudy as Jody Wilson-Raybould SNC Lavalin Scandal Blows Up by Jamie Gilcig 021419

Justin Trudeau’s SUNNY DAYS Turn Cloudy as Jody Wilson-Raybould SNC Lavalin Scandal Blows Up by Jamie Gilcig 021419

There’s a certain irony about writing this piece on Valentine’s Day as it appears for many their Love for Justin Trudeau has gone stone cold. Most don’t remember that JT was in 3rd place trailing Thomas Mulcair and Stephen Harper at one time in the last election run when he and his team started passing […]

CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

1.9 Metric tons of contraband tobacco seized as determined task force nets back-to-back seizures (Cornwall, ON) On the evening of February 4, 2019, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting a border integrity operation along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River when a trio of snowmobiles were observed travelling without headlights and approaching the […]

Charity Starts @ Home for Agape Food Bank Chair & Cornwall City Councillor Maurice Dupelle 020819

Charity Starts @ Home for Agape Food Bank Chair & Cornwall City Councillor Maurice Dupelle  020819

Calls, emails, and social media messages to Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle, who’s also the chair of the Agape, have gone unanswered as of press time. Johanne Couture, the Agape Executive Director responded with a nasty “NO COMMENT” regarding allegations that Mr. Dupelle has essentially hired several family members to work at the local food […]

Garden Girl – Beginning of the 2019 Garden Dream 020519

Garden Girl – Beginning of the 2019 Garden Dream 020519

This is probably my 10th year playing in the dirt. It all started with a small herb garden one year at a friend’s cottage in the Kawarthas. The next year, the lavender all came back, with the chives, and the mint. This is where I learned that mint cannot be trusted to stay where you […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Optimism About Heart & Stroke Month 020419

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Optimism About Heart & Stroke Month 020419

The Optimist Creed is very inspiring. I happened to come across a copy of it recently in some papers. We are fortunate in Cornwall to have a local Optimist Club which was chartered in 1948. According to their web site, the late Norm Ross was the chapter President. There were 59 charter members at that […]

Should Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

Should Cornwall Mayor  Bernadette Clement Come Out of the Closet? by Jamie Gilcig 020419

There have been multiple allegations that our own Mayor, Bernadette Clement (a fellow former Montreal person), has been in a long term relationship with local lawyer Kimberly Walsh who’s the Chancellor at the local Catholic Diocese and formerly bankrupt lawyer, for many moons. In 2019 gender, religion, sexuality should play zero role in access to […]

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Did I hear anything about the young girl that took her own life? For the second time in two years I was queried that recently. We don’t like to talk about suicide. The police do not put it on the blotter. Here in Cornwall they refused to give me any numbers or data. After much […]

Cornwall Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart Featured in Police Advocates Journal JAN 25, 2019

Cornwall Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart Featured in Police Advocates Journal JAN 25, 2019

SHAWNA SPOWART MAKES HISTORY She was an award-winning rookie cop who overcame personal tragedy to become the first woman deputy chief of the Cornwall Community Police Service BY KERRY McELROY CORNWALL, Ont. — When Police Advocates Journal sat down with Inspector Shawna Spowart last October for a profile about women and policing, the Cornwall Community […]

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Apparently if you want a good education in Cornwall you need to attend a francophone Catholic school according to the report from the Fraser Institute. What appears when you peruse the numbers is that Cornwall has a higher percentage of special needs students and a higher number of students who scored below average on tests. […]

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

Carol Sauve Confirms She Owns 100% of CAPE as Defamation Suit Heads to Trial by Jamie Gilcig 010319

In life people make mistakes. Smart ones clean them up or mitigate them. For Comic book store owner Randy Sauve his recipe seems to be to pour gasoline on the fire and raise the rhetoric which has resulted in him being sued for defamation. There’s 3 part test for Defam in Canada. If you’ve failed […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

After much paper chasing it appears that Groupe Quint, another Montreal Developer is the new owner of Cornwall Square.    CFN has learned that one of its management team is in Cornwall as we go to press.   We will update this story shortly.  If you have information about this story please email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or dial […]

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall?   by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario – We all get them every week.   Mine goes straight to the recycle bin, but that’s exactly why city’s like Montreal are deciding whether to ban them altogether.  LINK Locally TC Media ships them with the Seaway News weekly, but most end up in our landfill.    With more communities banning plastic bags […]

BREAKING Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer Workers in Cornwall on STRIKE 112318

BREAKING Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer Workers in Cornwall on STRIKE 112318

  CORNWALL, Nov. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UFCW Canada Local 1006A members working at Baxtrom’s Your Independent Grocer in Cornwall, Ontario will be on strike on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 7 a.m.   Talks broke off as the company refused to move off a final offer which would lock workers into a long contract […]

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