Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Served With $750M Land Right Claim Lawsuit

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Served With $750M Land Right Claim Lawsuit

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 – Lawyer Keith Gordon has filed a Federal Claim against the MCA. It is seeking to be a Class Action, and right now there is one claimant, Roger Thompson of Akwesasne. At the root is land locked property in Akwesasne and how there is no device to resolve it according to the […]

Chris Wallace Loses Control of First US Presidential Debate. By Jamie Gilcig

Chris Wallace Loses Control of First US Presidential Debate.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 – If Politics truly are a blood sport, veteran journalist and Fox broadcaster Chris Wallace proves it after a brutal Presidential debate. This writer rarely writes about US politics. I went to school in the US and lived there in the 90’s. I have friends and family there and have always loved […]

#OPP Seize Over 11,000 Marijuana Plants in 3 Eastern Ontario Raids

#OPP Seize Over 11,000 Marijuana Plants in 3 Eastern Ontario Raids

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 – OPP SEIZES OVER 2000 CANNABIS PLANTS IN RIDEAU LAKES TWP (RIDEAU LAKES TWP, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized more than 2000 cannabis plants in Rideau Lakes Township. CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau […]

#OPP Report Motorcycle Fatality in N Dundas

#OPP Report Motorcycle Fatality in N Dundas

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 – MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – Fatal Crash  (NORTH DUNDAS,ON) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently investigating a single vehicle collision on County Road 7 and Thompson Road in North Dundas Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:30 p.m, a northbound motorcycle left the roadway on […]

Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 – Walmart reached out to CFN via email and confirmed a second case of COVID 19 at their distribution centre. “An associate from our Cornwall Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) has recently tested positive for COVID-19. We’re keeping the associate in our thoughts and wish them a speedy recovery. Out of an abundance […]

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 – Up to 60 Ontario Pharmacies to Offer Testing by Appointment Starting Friday The Ontario government is providing people with convenient and timely access to free COVID-19 testing at pharmacies in the province. As of Friday, up to 60 pharmacies in Ontario will begin offering testing by appointment only, with further locations […]

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Walmart confirmed to CFN that in fact one of its Logistics workers tested positive for COVID-19. Their comment is below with no word of how many other workers have been placed in quarantine. CFN wishes the worker a speedy and and full recovery. “An associate from our Cornwall Distribution Centre store […]

OPP SEIZES OVER 1700 CANNABIS PLANTS IN SOUTH DUNDAS TWP

OPP SEIZES OVER 1700 CANNABIS PLANTS IN SOUTH DUNDAS TWP

Officer Seize Additional 200-kgs Of Processed Cannabis (SOUTH DUNDAS TWP, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized approximately over 1700 cannabis plants in South Dundas Township. CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP […]

Erin O’Toole is Pushing Me to Support the Liberals in the Next Election. By Jamie Gilcig

Erin O’Toole is Pushing Me to Support the Liberals in the Next Election.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 – I am a hyper non partisan voter. I go one election at a time because I’ve seen the damage that partisan politics cause. In politics sometimes you see some amazing potential in politicians. They usually let us down. Mr. Trudeau let down a lot of his supporters because of his multitude […]

Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 – It’s great to be able to use tax money to promote your causes. It’s one of the perks of getting elected. However in 2020 we’re in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19. While Cornwall has either been really lucky with low case numbers, or really good at hiding our […]

August 2020 Cornwall Police Service Call Breakdown. By Jamie Gilcig

August 2020 Cornwall Police Service Call Breakdown.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – We covered the July 2020 numbers HERE. 1363 Calls for Service July 2020 1376 Calls for Service August 2020 Unwanted Person 42 Trouble with Youth 24 Threats 20 Theft 52 Sudden Death 5 Shop Lift 29 Sexual Assault 7 Neighbor Disputes 29 Motor Vehicle Collision 95 Mental Health Act 33 Landlord […]

Breaking Down Cornwall Police Numbers for July 2020. By Jamie Gilcig

Breaking Down Cornwall Police Numbers for July 2020. By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Can you imagine a City police service refusing to answer emails to its largest newspaper? Most can’t, but that’s what we have to work with here at CFN as Media person Stephanie MacRae, Chief Danny Aikman, and Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart refuse to answer a single email question from this newspaper […]

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 – We were very lucky recently as CCH was gracious enough to allow us to ask a few questions of its Chief of Staff, Dr. Lorne Scharf about COVID-19. Here are our questions and his answers: CFN How did you feel the first time you encountered a Covid-19 patient first hand?    […]