Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

  Cornwall Ontario – If you wanted to see some gorgeous seniors, you should have been at the Royal Canadian Legion on the evening of June 16th. The occasion was the Annual Alumni Dinner of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing. Celebrating 50 years was the Graduating Class of 1967. 3rd row left to […]

Canadian Legion Hypocrisy Over the Arthur Murray Cornwall 419 Case by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 16, 2017

Canadian Legion Hypocrisy Over the Arthur Murray Cornwall 419 Case by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Franckly (yes, spelled that way on purpose) it was most disturbing to see the Canadian Legion roll out the dog and pony show over Franck Gervais who misguidedly and apparently well intentioned, was charged under section 419 of the Canadian Criminal code for wearing a military uniform. Legion Dominion Secretary Brad White […]

Cornwall Legion Confirms Arthur Murray Resignation by Jamie Gilcig FEB 21, 2017

Cornwall Legion Confirms Arthur Murray Resignation by Jamie Gilcig FEB 21, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – CFN has confirmed that the Cornwall Legion’s 1st VP, Arthur Murray, has resigned.    They will be resolving the position at their next meeting on March 8th. President Linda Fisher stated that the Legion only learned of Mr. Murray’s situation after the story broke in the media. She also stated that he […]

Cornwall Legion 1st VP Arthur Murray Exposed Faking Military Record FEB 19, 2017

Cornwall Legion 1st VP Arthur Murray Exposed Faking Military Record FEB 19, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – An American website has covered a story about the Cornwall Legion’s 1st VP and cadet liaison Arthur Murray not having served or earned any actual medals which is a criminal offence. The Legion nor Mr. Murray have responded to CFN’s request for comment prior to publication of this story. Frank Gervais of […]

Hypocrisy in Cornwall Ontario Over Cenotaph Desecration by Jamie Gilcig JULY 13, 2016

Hypocrisy in Cornwall Ontario Over Cenotaph Desecration by Jamie Gilcig JULY 13, 2016

“It is a first. I have never seen such a blatant defacement of our sacred symbol and believe that if other Canadians could see it, they’d be as outraged as I am,” says Bill Maxwell, who is secretary of the Legion’s Poppy and Remembrance Committee. A young man lies in prison waiting a bail hearing […]

Jim Brownell Still Staining Remembrance Day in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 9, 2015

Jim Brownell Still Staining Remembrance Day in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 9, 2015

As most regular readers of CFN know I’m very supportive of our military.   From working for the release of Collin Fitzgerald to many other times over the years we at CFN have never said no in supporting our troops. As a matter of fact for the St. Andrews Ball a few years back I […]

Royal Canadian Legion in Cornwall Ontario Gets a Tank! PHOTO OF THE DAY Jan 20, 2015

Royal Canadian Legion in Cornwall Ontario Gets a Tank!  PHOTO OF THE DAY Jan 20, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Heavy rotator operator and assistant manager at Cornwall Towing Terry Cleroux submitted his photo of a tank being installed at the Royal Canadian Legion at Second Street and Cumberland in Cornwall earlier today. Cornwall Towing donated their services earning them our Kudo of the Day too! To submit your photo or video of […]

Cover Up Over Poppy Defacement & Mockery in Hate Group Supported by SD&G Highlanders Hon Lt Colonel Jim Brownell – Nov 1, 2014

Cover Up Over Poppy Defacement & Mockery in Hate Group Supported by SD&G Highlanders Hon Lt Colonel Jim Brownell – Nov 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – What does the Poppy mean to you as Remembrance Day approaches?   Should we be remembering those who sacrificed their lives only one day per year? Many people have different thoughts about the Poppy which is used by the Legion to raise funds for our Veterans.   Many return maimed, wounded, or […]

From hopelessness to hope: Cornwall’s poppy defacement after the tragic loss of reservist Nathan Cirillo By Mary Anne Pankhurst

From hopelessness to hope: Cornwall’s poppy defacement after the tragic loss of reservist Nathan Cirillo  By Mary Anne Pankhurst

Hope doesn’t always spring eternal. This was especially true (for me) in late summer, after the 100th anniversary of WW1 slipped back into the past, and August was on the wane. By that time, it was fully two months after the defacement of the poppy (by a gang that grew to well over 550 Cornwall-N-Area […]

TC Media Editor Making it Personal in Cornwall Over Glens Poppy Defacing Supporting H Lt Colonel Jim Brownell

TC Media Editor Making it Personal in Cornwall Over Glens Poppy Defacing Supporting H Lt Colonel Jim Brownell

CORNWALL Ontario – Politics has been compared to war in some ways; but sometimes it’s just petty and sometimes it’s just personal. Maybe it’s because The Seaway News is the number three media in Cornwall? ( they moved up after Corus Radio shut down its newsroom losing three jobs in Cornwall) Before CFN was created […]