12 Year Old Girl Charged w Assault & Threats in Cornwall #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 031720

12 Year Old Girl Charged w Assault & Threats in Cornwall #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 031720

MISCHIEF UNDER $5000 Cornwall, ON – Shawn Wadden, 21, of Cornwall was arrested on March 13th, 2020 and charged with mischief under $5000. It is alleged on March 13th, the man damaged a vehicle mirror, belonging to someone he did not know, and police were contacted to investigate. During the investigation, he was taken into […]

Does Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Have COVID 19? Dry Coughing Council Meeting Moves to Have Electronic Meetings & Cancels Next Session 031620

Does Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Have COVID 19?  Dry Coughing Council Meeting Moves to Have Electronic Meetings & Cancels Next Session 031620

In a sad tragic bad movie; tonight’s session of Council was a pathetic mess showing how truly lacking in leadership and vision our elected council are. If you’re depending on Dr. Paul to save you, you’re in big trouble. In the video of the session tonight you can hear the raspy Clement dry cough as […]

Riley’s Bakery in Cornwall Closes Due to COVID 19 Coronavirus 031620

Riley’s Bakery in Cornwall Closes Due to COVID 19 Coronavirus 031620

Local institution and if Cornwall Ontario has a heart, Riley’s Bakery has shut down due to the COVID 19 Coronavirus. From their facebook page: “Riley’s Bakery will be closed today and until further notice, in response to covid-19, we feel in good conscience this is the right thing to do. Sorry for any inconvenience this […]

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

While the world is shutting down and encouraging gatherings of less than 5 people only and well spaced, here in Cornwall Ontario, in spite of a high level of seniors and those with morbidity, which means higher treatment and death rates for COVID 19 Coronavirus victims, the Bingo Hall only today announced they are shutting […]

BREAKING St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Shuts Down After Positive COVID 19 Coronavirus Test 031520

BREAKING St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Shuts Down After Positive COVID 19 Coronavirus Test 031520

From the College Website: Update March 15, 2020, 11:30 AM A member of the SLC Cornwall campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a recent trip to the United States. They were diagnosed at a local hospital, treated, and are at home under self-isolation.  Effective immediately, the Cornwall campus of St. Lawrence […]

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

It starts with a tip: “…. that 3 nursing students that work there were instructed to self isolate for 14 days this afternoon from the Health unit.  A student in their class has tested positive for Covid 19. “ Shortly before 11 PM CFN spoke with the Pharmacist at Walmart in Cornwall and confirmed that […]

Bishop Prendergast Cancels Mass for all 26 Catholic Churches in Cornwall & SD&G. 031420

Bishop Prendergast Cancels Mass for all 26 Catholic Churches in Cornwall & SD&G. 031420

All Sunday Masses Cancelled in Alexandria-Cornwall March 14, 2020 Bishop Terrence Prendergast, bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, has taken the unprecedented step of cancelling all weekend Masses in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, which includes the 26 Catholic churches in the counties of Stormont and Glengarry. Amid increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Ontario’s […]

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus. Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus.  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Mamma Mia where is our mayor and her social media post writer? Flipper Clement makes a lot of noise, but she has failed this community during this crisis. First there was the NAVCANADA fiasco, and then her perpetual petty unprofessional attack on CFN viewers by refusing to issue information to all media outlets which is […]

CFN Viewer Donation Appeal MARCH 13, 2020

CFN Viewer Donation Appeal MARCH 13, 2020

If you value truly Independent media and want us to keep delivering the content you want to read here on CFN or our social media channels now is the time to dig deep and send an e interac viewer donation to info@cornwallfreenews.com Without your support we simply will not have the resources to continue to […]

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce on Tentative Agreement with English Catholic Teachers OECTA 031220 #onpoli

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce on Tentative Agreement with English Catholic Teachers OECTA 031220 #onpoli

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding a tentative agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA): “Our Government achieved our foremost priority – landing a good deal with a teachers’ union that advances the priorities of students and parents. We are pleased to announce a tentative agreement […]

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Dear Editor, Here’s the problem… People are saying if I get the virus, I get it, and they’re not exercising caution… they are arses and may not know it, so maybe it’s time they heard why. Example overheard today… A Cornwall teacher plans on extending a Caribbean holiday to take advantage of schools being closed […]

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus 031220

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus  031220

We all knew it was a matter of when. Minutes ago information came to CFN that a woman had posted on social media that she was in Quarantine at the Cornwall Community Hospital for a possible case of the COVID 19 Coronavirus. We were able to reach her in her hospital room where she stated […]

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians. By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians.  By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Covid 19, Coronavirus, Sars2, whatever we’re calling this devastating illness that may kill as many as 6% of us, especially those of us over 50, overweight, with high blood pressure and other health issues is now the World’s main focus. We’ve seen some major gaffes on the part of the Canadian government, and other governments […]

$351,735.30 Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco. By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

$351,735.30   Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco.  By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

City Hall confirmed that after several years all that has been raised. IE, money in the bank, from all of those wanting an art centre in Cornwall at the former tiny Bank of Montreal building is a paltry….. $351,735.30 The City to date has purchased the building for nearly $500K. It’s had at least two […]

#OPP Report 1 Man Dead in Fatal Fire on Hwy 34 in N Glengarry 030620

#OPP Report 1 Man Dead in Fatal Fire on Hwy 34 in N Glengarry  030620

FATAL HOUSE FIRE One male deceased (NORTH GLENGARRY,ON) – On March 6, 2020, at approximately 5:40 a.m, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of a house on fire on County Road 34 in North Glengarry Township. North Glengarry Fire Department members were on scene to extinguish the fire. It was […]