Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Groundhog Day & Time to Honour Bob and Dorris Turner in Cornwall

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Groundhog Day & Time to Honour Bob and Dorris Turner in Cornwall

FEBRUARY 11, 2021 – February is a busy month. We just had Ground Hog Day on Feb. 2nd. It was a snowy blowy day but the ground hogs gave their verdict. However, one was “six more weeks of winter” and others, “an early spring”. So…I guess we will have to wait and see just like […]

Olymel Paid Ransom After Personal Info of Current & Past Workers Hacked.

Olymel Paid Ransom After Personal Info of Current & Past Workers Hacked.

JANUARY 28, 2021 – A frustrated former Olymel worker shared a letter dated January 21, 2021 which confirms the Company which has over 15,000 workers across Canada paid a ransom after being hacked. An Olymel rep confirmed to CFN that the letter, signed by Martin Juneau, was legit. While the worker that shared this with […]

Eastern Ontario Paralegal James Moak Nominated by CCLA for Inaugural Award.

Eastern Ontario Paralegal James Moak Nominated by CCLA for Inaugural Award.

JANUARY 27, 2021 – SD&G area Paralegal James Moak of Cornwallparalegal.com has been nominated for the inaugural Paralegal award by the Carleton County Law Association. (CCLA) Mr. Moak has been very busy, even through this pandemic, as his Kingston and Ottawa offices have been expanding. He also spearheaded what is referred to as “Moak Law” […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Stay @ Home Restrictions = New Hobby Opportunities

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Stay @ Home Restrictions = New Hobby Opportunities

JANUARY 24, 2021 – With the new ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions, it is a good time for hobbies or to learn new ones when we have to stay indoors so much. When we were kids one of our favourite hobbies was stamp collecting. Some seniors still have the ones they collected as kids and teens […]

Shop Online or By Appointment! Sfitzgeraldmotors.ca

Shop Online or By Appointment! Sfitzgeraldmotors.ca

What can be more essential during this pandemic than having a reliable vehicle when you need it? Call the folks at Steve Fitzgerald Motors in Cornwall Ontario to make your Covid-19 safe appointment to get into a vehicle today! Dial 613 932 4514 or visit them @ 125 Cornwall Centre Rd in Cornwall  

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

JANUARY 8, 2021 – Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence recently held their annual Christmas food drive to benefit the Food Cupboard at Trinity Anglican Church. There were lots of food donations. A big thank you to Claudette Quesnel for all her work and to all the residents who generously donated food to help those in need. […]

Cornwall Community Hospital Asks Public Action to Stop COVID-19 Case Counts from Rising.

Cornwall Community Hospital Asks Public Action to Stop COVID-19 Case Counts from Rising.

January 7th 2021 –As the number of COVID-19 positive cases increase daily in our community, Cornwall Community Hospital is becoming challenged to meet the demand for patient care. Physicians and staff are prepared to manage the virus, but community action is required to stop the case count from rising further to avoid a disruption in […]

Cornwall Ontario Emergency Doctor Lorne Scharf Answers Some Covid-19 Questions on Social Media

Cornwall Ontario Emergency Doctor Lorne Scharf Answers Some Covid-19 Questions on Social Media

JANUARY 5, 2021 – Below is a post from the Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff and Emergency Room Doctor Doctor Lorne Scharf. Doctor Scharf has had some sage words before here on CFN and continues to lead the way at our local hospital. He agreed to let CFN republish his post which we have […]

Social Media Speculation – 2 Cornwall Ontario McDonald’s Shut Down Due to Covid-19

Social Media Speculation – 2 Cornwall Ontario McDonald’s Shut Down Due to Covid-19

January 2, 2021 – Trickles of information is coming in as to why both Cornwall Ontario McDonalds locations are closed as of 8PM Saturday January 2, 2021 with people stating that the 13th Street location had a Covid case. The same location has previously had at least one Covid case including where a worker came […]

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips. By Jamie Gilcig

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19 emergency laws and guidelines are […]

#OPP Charge Cornwall Driver TAISHA MARTELL with Impaired Driving and Causing Fatality

#OPP Charge Cornwall Driver TAISHA MARTELL with Impaired Driving and Causing Fatality

DECEMBER 21, 2020 – On June 18, 2020 shortly before 5:00 p.m, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 401 Westbound (between Dickinson Road and Upper Canada Road ), South Dundas Township. Shortly before 5:00 p.m, a westbound passenger vehicle collided with a westbound tractor […]

LTE : No Mask? No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

LTE :   No Mask?  No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

Dear Editor, “Facemasks don’t work; they do nothing”… according to a Walmart security person on duty at the Ninth Street Walmart store in Cornwall, Ontario, on Friday afternoon, December 18th 2020. This alternate fact was shared by a Walmart contracted security person while he intervened in a verbal exchange between a masked shopper, and a […]

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 11, 2020 – Part of the job of being a journalist is telling truths that upset people. That’s the crux of the truth. There’s no real defense to it. Smart people, when they make a mistake, own it, and then try and do the best they can to resolve it. And then there are […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

DECEMBER 9, 2020 – Our Jewish friends will be celebrating Hanukkah beginning at sundown December 10th until sundown December 18th. I asked a friend of mine, Sidney Horovitz in Calgary, whom I had gone to school with many moons ago in Cornwall, what Hanukkah celebrations might be like this year with all the COVID 19 […]

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged.    By Jamie Gilcig

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive bauble that the City of Cornwall […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

DECEMBER 3, 2020 – It is wonderful some days to watch the multi-coloured leaves dancing in the wind when a gust sends them twirling and flying up into the air. Sometimes a squirrel will take advantage of the almost bare lawn and scurry around under the flying leaves to find a little goodie to munch […]