#OPP Alexandria Man in Hospital @ Woman Dead in Skydiving Incident 072119

ONE PERSON DECEASED FOLLOWING SKYDIVING INCIDENT Correct age of injured male is 51 years old (LEEDS, ON.) – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal skydiving incident.   On July 20, 2019 at about 4:10 p.m., officers in Leeds and Thousand Islands Township were advised of a skydiving incident […]

Will You Pony UP to Keep CFN Viewer Comments Alive After July 31, 2019?

Will You Pony UP to Keep CFN Viewer Comments Alive After July 31, 2019?

We’ve had a lot of feedback since we announced that we would stop allowing viewer comments on CFN stories after July 31, 2019. So after a lot of internal discussion we decided to allow those that want it to stay to put their money where their mouths are. If we receive enough viewer donations by […]

Alexandria Youth Caught Breaking Into School in Cornwall #CCPS 041719

Alexandria Youth Caught Breaking Into School in Cornwall #CCPS 041719

BREAK AND ENTER Cornwall, ON – A 16-year-old Alexandria youth was arrested on April 16th, 2019 and charged with break and enter. It is alleged on the evening of April 13th, 2019, the youth entered a local school without permission, caused damage to the property, and removed a laptop. Police were contacted and an investigation […]

Bat Man Charged in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter 041519

Bat Man Charged in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter 041519

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 45-year-old Brockville man was arrested on April 12th, 2019 and charged with breach of undertaking for contacting his girlfriend and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on April 12th, 2019, while investigating an unrelated matter, the man was found at his girlfriend’s residence, despite […]

Dear Premier Ford – Carbon Taxes & Gas Gouging in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 041119 PETITION

Dear Premier Ford – Carbon Taxes & Gas Gouging in Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 041119   PETITION

I don’t envy your job Doug. I would never want to be Premier of Ontario. I admire your fight against the pointless and abusive cash grab that is the carbon tax. While that is going to be a long fight there is something your government can actually nail down and help we struggling Ontarian’s with […]

Alexandria Cornwall Diocese SUSPENDS Deacon PETER McBRIDE after Vero Beach Prostitution & Human Trafficking STING 030119

Alexandria Cornwall Diocese SUSPENDS Deacon PETER McBRIDE after Vero Beach Prostitution & Human Trafficking STING 030119

The Alexandria Cornwall Catholic Diocese issued a release today related to charges against Deacon Peter McBride, 78. According to Florida media he was observed receiving a sex act while in a massage room. Oddly enough the release above is different than the one in Florida which reported that the US diocese notified our local as […]

Dr. Paul & EOHU Playing Politics Over Safety. Is there a Measles Outbreak in Cornwall Area? 022519

Dr. Paul & EOHU Playing Politics Over Safety.  Is there a Measles Outbreak in Cornwall Area? 022519

One of the most frustrating thing about dealing with the political corruption in Cornwall is we are kept from basic public resources that our taxes pay for. Specifically the Eastern Ontario Health Unit does not provide or respond to requests from this, the largest newspaper in Cornwall, about important health crisis such as your Fentanyl […]

BLOWING SNOW ALERT Havoc on Cornwall Regional Roads & 417 FEB 25, 2019 UPDATED

BLOWING SNOW ALERT Havoc on Cornwall Regional Roads & 417 FEB 25, 2019 UPDATED

County Road 17 East CLOSED near Hawkesbury due to collision. COLLISION: County Rd 17 east of Blue Corner Rd #Hawkesbury – Multi vehicle collision, road is blocked. Extremely poor weather conditions through area. ^kw — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) February 25, 2019 Wild winds and snow are whipping up a mess on regional highways with multiple collisions […]

CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

Recall details Ottawa, February 8, 2019 – Industry is recalling Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. These products may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an […]

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

It’s not everyday a business in Cornwall celebrates its 10th Anniversary! CFN has decided to do so by offering a heavily discounted banner ad deal for the Month of January 2019! E Interac us your payment to info@cornwallfreenews.com as well as emailing us your 300×250 (or smaller) ad banner and hyperlink. It’s that easy. Space […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Methinks Amanda Simard Protests Too Much – To Sit as Independent by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario –  All governments cannot be all things to all people.  Amanda Simard, a new MPP in Glengarry Prescott Russell who has some experience as a municipal councilor and was a Senate  page clearly either doesn’t understand politics or is playing amateur hissyfit politics. She is the first Conservative MPP in the riding since […]

Murder in S Glengarry – Body of EMILIE MAHEU Discovered 101418

Murder in S Glengarry – Body of EMILIE MAHEU Discovered 101418

OPP LOCATE MISSING FEMALE Now Deemed a Homicide Investigation   (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On October 11, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to report of a missing female from a residence on County Road 34, South Glengarry Township. Emilie MAHEU, […]

#OPP Report 4 Vehicle Collision in Prescott Russell SCHOOL BUS TRACTOR TRAILER 091918

#OPP Report 4 Vehicle Collision in Prescott Russell SCHOOL BUS TRACTOR TRAILER 091918

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION INVOLVING SCHOOL BUS (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP) – On Wednesday September 19, 2018 at approximately 9:00 a.m., officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the Champlain Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a school bus, on Highway 34, south of Pleasant Corner Road in […]

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