Poppy Painting Theft in Merrickville #OPP Sept 12, 2016

Poppy Painting Theft in Merrickville #OPP Sept 12, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release GRENVILLE COUNTY (Kemptville) Theft in Village of Merrickville 2016-09-12 Theft in Village of Merrickville (Kemptville, ON.) – Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a theft in the Village of Merrickville. Sometime overnight on September 9th, culprit(s) entered a car port on Drummond Street East and stole a hand […]

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 […]

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

Liberal Cronyism in Cornwall Ontario – LIHOU to Heart of the City via EOTB July 8, 2016

More cronyism in Cornwall Ontario as CFN has learned that former TC Media Seaway News editor Todd Lihou has been given a two year contract with Heart of the City, an arms length agency in Cornwall, funded with tax dollars,  which employs City Councilor Denis Carr as it’s manager/leader. We received irate phone calls from […]

JESSE JUDGE of Ottawa Charged With Stealing Poppy Donation Box NOV 18, 2015

JESSE JUDGE of Ottawa Charged With Stealing Poppy Donation Box NOV 18, 2015

The Ottawa Police Service Central District Investigation has charged an Ottawa man following thefts in the Ottawa’s downtown core. Jesse JUDGE, 32, of Ottawa, concealed and removed a Royal Canadian Legion Poppy donation box from a local business and later in the same day, stole several hundred dollars worth of merchandise from a downtown pharmacy. […]

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 […]

SD&G Highlanders Numbers Down Under Steven Young’s Watch & Jim Brownell Cover Up – May 5, 2015

SD&G Highlanders Numbers Down Under Steven Young’s Watch & Jim Brownell Cover Up – May 5, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Lt-Col. Steven Young of the SD&G Highlanders, known as the Glens, will tell everyone who will listen that the unit is short staffed.  Since taking over the unit numbers have drifted to about half strength. Could one of the reasons why the unit have such a low amount of soldiers be the fact […]

Franck Gervais Actually Busted by Ottawa Police Personating Public Officer #OPS NOV 15, 2014

Franck Gervais Actually Busted by Ottawa Police Personating Public Officer #OPS NOV 15, 2014

CFN -As a result of the Ottawa Police investigation into allegations of a male portraying himself as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces on November 11 at the Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, the Ottawa Police Central District Investigations Unit has charged Franck GERVAIS, 32 years old of Cantley Quebec with the following: –  […]

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 […]