#OPP Nab Drunk Trucker Near Brockville 010419

#OPP Nab Drunk Trucker Near Brockville 010419

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into an impaired transport driver and vehicle driver overnight. Improper lighting on both prompted citizen calls. On January 3, 2019 at about 10:45 pm OPP officers received a call about a transport on Highway 401 driving all over the […]

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 […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

ARMED ROBBERY (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On December 12, 2018 at approximately 12:08am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of OPP Emergency Response Team, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated one […]

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 […]

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall? by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Is it Time to Tax or Ban The Ad Bag in Cornwall?   by Jamie Gilcig 112918

Cornwall Ontario – We all get them every week.   Mine goes straight to the recycle bin, but that’s exactly why city’s like Montreal are deciding whether to ban them altogether.  LINK Locally TC Media ships them with the Seaway News weekly, but most end up in our landfill.    With more communities banning plastic bags […]

#OPP Report Break In @ Wellington School in Prescott 112918

#OPP Report Break In @ Wellington School in Prescott 112918

(Prescott, ON) On November 28, 2018 the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a break and enter that occurred at the Wellington Public School, located on Boundary Street in the town of Prescott. The suspect entered a portable classroom and stole a number of laptop and IPad computers. The approximate value of the stolen […]

#OPP Report Iroquois Circle K Armed Robbery 111918

#OPP Report Iroquois Circle K Armed Robbery 111918

ARMED ROBBERY (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On November 17, 2018 at approximately 3:38am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of OPP Canine Unit and SD&G Crime Unit, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. […]

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

Cornwall Ontario –  The first snow day was announced today as the area is being blanketed by snow.  With over 5cm’s down and more expected it’s a good day to tuck into some pizza and binge TV watching if you can! Expect the snow to last into early Saturday morning as temperatures warm up with […]

#OPP Nab 3 DUI Drivers Near Brockville 110718

#OPP Nab 3 DUI Drivers Near Brockville 110718

LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On November 2, 2018 at about 3:10 PM O.P.P officers after a traffic complaint located and arrested a driver on the Thousand Islands Parkway in Leeds and the Thousand Island Township.  66 year […]

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  CFN like all media outlets needs revenue to survive.  Our original business model was to support local business at reasonable rates. In fact we didn’t have digital ads (like adsense) until the City initiated a conspiratorial boycott that impacted our roster of advertisers, many of whom were threatened and bribed to pull […]

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area as Clocks Turn Back 102718

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area as Clocks Turn Back 102718

Cornwall Ontario – Our first real snowfall is predicted for later today and overnight.   Aren’t I glad I put our snow tires on this week.   Did you? CFN NearAcuWeather forecast for Saturday into Sunday: A high of only 5c for the Cornwall region.  Expect 2-5cm of the white stuff with mixed precipitation More mixed wet […]

Brockville #OPP Report 401E Restricted Due to Collision 7AM Will Update 091918

Brockville #OPP Report 401E Restricted Due to Collision 7AM Will Update 091918

Cornwall Ontario –  The OPP are reporting that highway 401 Eastbound at North Augusta Road is blocked at the on ramp due to a collision.  We will update when more info is released. UPDATE: ROAD RESTRICTION: #Hwy401 EB on ramp from North Augusta Rd #Brockville: On ramp and right lane blocked. Reopening time unknown. ^aw […]

#OPP Suspended Driver Over .80 Charged After Collision Sends 2 Children to Hospital Near Brockville 082818

#OPP Suspended Driver Over .80 Charged After Collision Sends 2 Children to Hospital Near Brockville 082818

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver who had been in a collision. On August 24, 2018 at about 5:30 PM Leeds OPP officers were advised of a collision on County Road 29 near Toledo in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township. Investigation revealed that the […]