View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Harper House of Cards as Cabinet Set to be Shuffled – June 28, 2013

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Harper House of Cards as Cabinet Set to be Shuffled – June 28, 2013

CFN – With MPs and Senators scattering across the country, Canadians are looking forward to our long Canada Day weekend. Political types would like to think that the topic of conversation will be politics and a cabinet shuffle, but outside of the Ottawa bubble I suspect it will hardly be mentioned. Certainly if all the […]

Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Friday June 28, 2013 OPP

Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Friday June 28, 2013 OPP

CANADA DAY TRAFFIC PLAN             Cornwall, ON – The Cornwall Community Police Service would like to advise the residents of our community of the upcoming traffic detours as a result of the Canada Day celebrations. These detours are necessary in order to ensure the safety of the pedestrians attending and leaving the event.  These detours […]

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

CFN – Last night representatives of TransCanada Pipelines were present at the Township Council meeting to provide information on the proposed Energy East Pipeline Project which may be going through South Stormont. This was a preliminary information session to start the long process for the approval and construction of the west to east oil pipeline […]

Raise a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home in Cornwall Ontario & Area – June 27, 2013

Raise a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home in Cornwall Ontario & Area – June 27, 2013

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking volunteers to provide loving homes for future guide dogs and assistance dogs in Cornwall, Morrisburg, Winchester, and surrounding areas. The volunteer position is called “Puppy Walking”, but walking is only one element of the program.  To be a Puppy Walker, you must be home most of the […]

Olymel Brings the Bacon to Cornwall Ontario – $37M Expansion Plans to Add 50 Jobs – June 27, 2013

Olymel Brings the Bacon to Cornwall Ontario – $37M Expansion Plans to Add 50 Jobs – June 27, 2013

The Olymel l.p. executive today announced a major investment in its food processing plant in Cornwall, Ontario. The company is investing $37 million in the expansion of its facilities, and will add 70,000 square feet to the existing space. Work now in progress includes the addition of a continuous smokehouse and construction of a biological […]

Montreal Area Teen Quits IGA After Being Told that She Can’t Speak English While on Breaks – June 26, 2013

Montreal Area Teen Quits IGA After Being Told that She Can’t Speak English While on Breaks – June 26, 2013

CFN – Can you imagine an employee here in Ontario being told that they could not speak French while at work?   Could you imagine that same employee being told that they could not speak French on their break on site with another employee? That’s exactly what’s happened to young Meghan Moran who quit her […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Wednesday June 26, 2013 OPP SIU

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Wednesday June 26, 2013 OPP SIU

ASSAULT             Cornwall, ON- On June 25, 2013, at approx. 7:00 p.m, police responded to a neighbor dispute on Augustus Street.  Investigation revealed that during the altercation one neighbor allegedly struck the other neighbours forearm with a metal object.  Police investigated and charged a 70 year old Cornwall man with Assault with a Weapon.  He […]

US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes – Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes –  Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Today’s Supreme Court decision against  California’s Proposition 8 and  the federal Defense of Marriage Act will pave the way to Marriage Equality I think it’s time to ponder the actual state that Marriage is. Is Marriage a lifelong commitment based on culture, religion and custom or simply a business contract between two parties? […]

Will You Sign our Petition to Have CFN Rebut City Slur Against US at Council? PETITION

Will You Sign our Petition to Have CFN Rebut City Slur Against US at Council?  PETITION

A review of local news websites show that only two allow anonymous posts: the Standard-Freeholder and the Cornwall Free News. Both sites have some moderation of comments, but a review of activity over the past several months have led staff to concur with the generalized assessment of the practice by the American Journalism Review: “Comment sections are often packed […]

Downtown Cornwall Ontario Wilting – First Farmers Market Dies Now LCBO Moves out of Core

CFN – It’s going to be harder to get fine wines and spirits in the downtown Cornwall Ontario core as the LCBO is pulling out of its Pitt Street location and moving further East. The downtown strip in Cornwall has been struggling with the Farmer’s Market closing and more empty stores than in recent years. […]

Your Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday June 24, 2013

Your Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday June 24, 2013

WARRANTS             Cornwall, ON- On June 22, 2012, Tamara MacDonald, 21 of St. Andrews, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding Warrant.  It is alleged that on January 17th, 2013 she failed to attend court to answer to a drug related charge; a Bench Warrant was issued.  She was held in custody for a […]

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