#OPP Report First Officer Testing Positive for COVID 19 Coronavirus 032420

#OPP Report First Officer Testing Positive for COVID 19 Coronavirus 032420

OPP REPORT FIRST COVID-19 PRESUMPTIVE POSITIVE MEMBER (ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is confirming its first uniform member has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19. Following their doctor’s instructions, the member is in isolation at their home and is recovering. We wish them a speedy recovery. Their family and colleagues are in our thoughts. […]

Cornwall Convenience Store Selling UNWRAPPED Toilet Paper for $2.00 per Roll During COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic 032420

Cornwall Convenience Store Selling UNWRAPPED Toilet Paper for $2.00 per Roll During COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic 032420

CFN viewer Luc Mayer sent CFN a link to the video he shot clearly showing MacMillan’s Convenience Store in Cornwall on Marlborough (NOT CUMBERLAND) was selling UNWRAPPED toilet paper for $2.00 per roll during our world wide pandemic. Kirkland normally charges $20.99 for a 30 roll package or about .69 cents per roll. Cyndy MacMillan’s […]

How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues ©by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 032420

How the Mohawks Responded to Historical Plagues ©by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 032420

When I was growing up on Akwesasne Mohawk Territory there were social habits which reflected an historical response to the devastating communicable diseases which came close to wiping out our ancestors. Beginning in the early 17th century illnesses such as smallpox and influenza struck the Iroquois hard. As with the Native nations along the Atlantic […]

List of Ontario Essential Services During COVID 19 Coronavirus Crisis MARCH 24, 2020

List of Ontario Essential Services During COVID 19 Coronavirus Crisis MARCH 24, 2020

For the purposes of this order, businesses include any-for-profit, non-profit or other entity providing the goods and services described herein. This does not preclude the provision of work and services by entities not on this list either online, by telephone or by mail/delivery. Note that teleworking and online commerce are permitted at all times for all businesses. […]

Did the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s Over COVID 19 Coronavirus Violation? Blotter Missing 3 Days. #CPS 032320

Did the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s Over COVID 19  Coronavirus Violation?  Blotter Missing 3 Days. #CPS 032320

Editor’s Note. The CPS did not publish a police blotter for March 18, 19, or 20th. They have not given out any explanation. There was one liquor license act violation reported on the Police Map on the 18th. If that is the Remington charge, why wasn’t it on the police blotter and why not reporting […]

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

New Measures to Further Protect the Health and Safety of the People of Ontario TORONTO — To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the […]

CFN Exclusive – 1 on 1 with Possible 1st Cornwall Confirmed COVID 19 Coronavirus Patient 032320

CFN Exclusive – 1 on 1 with Possible 1st Cornwall Confirmed COVID 19 Coronavirus Patient 032320

It started with a headache. The person rarely got head aches. Then chills, like they had a fever, and then the cough. Within two days more symptoms, and then confirmation that someone close to them was getting tested and that they too were now getting tested. How can this be, right here in Cornwall? They […]

CFN Covid 19 Coronavirus SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY PAY AS YOU CAN Ad Deal 032320

CFN Covid 19 Coronavirus SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY PAY AS YOU CAN Ad Deal 032320

If you are providing services during this crisis or just need the word spread email us today at info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll do our part to help you do our part. Delivery service? Community service? Public notices? Online? Please remember that CFN is a lot more than Cornwall. Our large audiences from Montreal to Toronto read […]

So it’s Sunday. A lot has Changed this week, in Cornwall and the World. By Jamie Gilcig 032220

So it’s Sunday. A lot has Changed this week, in Cornwall and the World.  By Jamie Gilcig 032220

What a wild week. So much illness. So much death. We will survive, but the World will never be the same, much as it changed after 9/11. And it’s just beginning. We will see a huge financial disaster, one of epic size that we haven’t seen in about 100 years. We all will be losing […]

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges – Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign. By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges –  Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign.  By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

The problem with being corrupt and or incompetent is that it creates a culture, such as exists in the Cornwall Police Service. From the politicization of the force, to hiding truth from the public, enforcing some laws on some, and not on others, and not holding officers accountable like what recently occurred with Sgt Tommy […]

Apparently KATE MAGILL Has Comprehension Issues – Harasses Me Over Walmart Pharmacy Story. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

Apparently KATE MAGILL Has Comprehension Issues – Harasses Me Over Walmart Pharmacy Story. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

When you work as many hours a day as I do during a crisis nothing makes your afternoon more than an apparent ignorant person spouting falsehoods thinking that you owe her time to defend her abuse. The story she is referencing is our story which drew large traffic after allegations and confirmation from the working […]

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

We all need cash to survive and that means working in close quarters for many. While most services have been shut down, without the factories and farms rolling and distribution doing its thing our shelves would be empty. When it comes to safety though we all win when best practices are taken. For example while […]

Another POSITIVE Covid 19 Case From Prescott Russell 031820

Another POSITIVE Covid 19 Case From Prescott Russell 031820

A second positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the area. The male in his 60’s is from Prescott-Russell, and was tested on March 14, 2020. Following testing, the individual was discharged home where he remains in self-isolation, following Public Health direction. The individual experienced mild symptoms of fever, cough, headache and generalized aches […]

Will the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s For Being Open on March 17th? #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 031820

Will the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s For Being Open on March 17th? #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 031820

Police to Enforce Orders under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act On March 17, 2020, the government declared a provincial emergency through the authority granted under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) and has enacted two Orders that will protect the public and reduce the harmful spread of COVID-19. The Cornwall Police […]

#OPP Nab Montreal Hockey Prospect ELLIS SALGADO MINAYA w $4.2M of Suspected Cocaine POLICE BLOTTER 031820

#OPP Nab Montreal Hockey Prospect ELLIS SALGADO MINAYA w $4.2M of Suspected Cocaine POLICE BLOTTER 031820

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUGS SEIZED Over 50 Kilograms seized (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) On March 16, 2020 at 2:24 p. m, members of the Stormont Dundas &Glengarry OPP with the assistance of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Township. This resulted in the seizure […]

Purple Fentanyl & Meth Bust Near Brockville #OPP 031820

Purple Fentanyl & Meth Bust Near Brockville #OPP 031820

TWO PEOPLE CHARGED AFTER TRAFFIC STOP UNCOVERS DRUGS (NORTH GRENVILLE, ON) – On March 15, 2020 just after 6:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of uniform patrol officers from Grenville County OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 416 in […]