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 […]

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 […]

Hawkesbury #OPP Report Busy Week of Policing 112918

THIS WEEK IN POLICING ANNUAL OPP FOOD DRIVE OUTCOMES (HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Saturday November 3, 2018, the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) held its Annual Food Drive Event at Laurin Your Independent Grocer on Cameron Street in Hawkesbury. Members of the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment and OPP Auxiliary Unit, with the assistance of […]

#OPP Charge Former High School Teacher for Sexual Assault 111518

#OPP Charge Former High School Teacher for Sexual Assault 111518

Former High School Teacher Arrested For Sexual Assault (HAWKESBURY, ON) – On November 14, 2018, the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), arrested and charged a former high school teacher of Hawkesbury. The historical sexual assault investigation, conducted by members of the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit, began in April 2018 when the victim first […]

#OPP Report 1 Fatality Double Tractor Trailer Collision CTY Rd 17 CLOSED Near Hawkesbury 101918

#OPP Report 1 Fatality Double Tractor Trailer Collision CTY Rd 17 CLOSED Near Hawkesbury 101918

TRACTOR TRAILERS INVOLVED IN FATAL COLLISION – COUNTY ROAD 17 CLOSED (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP) – On Friday October 19, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.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 on County Road 17, approximately 3 km east […]

#OPP Report Major Blaze in Hawkesbury Ontario 080618

#OPP Report Major Blaze in Hawkesbury Ontario 080618

(Hawkesbury, ON.) – On Monday, August 6, 2018 at approximately 03:33 a.m., Hawkesbury OPP along with Hawkesbury Fire & Emergency Services responded to a structure fire on Regent Street between William St. and James St. in the Town of Hawkesbury. Crews are currently at scene to extinguish the fire. No injuries were sustained as a result of the […]

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP warn Ontario residents of scammers spoofing RCMP’s telephone number (June 19, 2018 – Cornwall, ON) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Cornwall Detachment is issuing a public notice with respect to fraudulent telephone calls. The RCMP is warning the general public of fraudulent telephone calls which appear to be coming from the RCMP. The callers […]

Seat Projections For Ontario Election Same as in January as PC’s on Precipice of Majority Wynne on June 7th

Seat Projections For Ontario Election Same as in January as PC’s on Precipice of Majority Wynne on June 7th

Cornwall Ontario – On what’s expected to be a simple rejection of a corrupt and incompetent government that simply served itself and friends media spin has been fascinating. Total bias is clearly apparent in some media outlets that clearly are pushing for one side or another. Eric Grenier’s poll tracker, which accumulates data from multiple […]

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Cornwall Ontario – As a quiet provincial election comes out of the long May weekend it’s becoming clearer that this is a two horse race as the PC’s and NDP start to ratchet up the attacks and heat. Premier Wynne is still trying to claw back some support that has bled orange, but that seems […]

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

No matter which political party you’re with advertising is one of the largest expenses in any campaign. You need value, impact, and delivery of your message in the strongest possible fashion. And local is important.  How do you expect editors to support you if you’re advertising on outlets that aren’t from Ontario or even Canada? […]

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Running for office is a major life decision. You are putting yourself out into the public eye to serve your community. There are many challenges. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced,  the two sessions of this seminar have something to add to your arsenal of tools and help you not only get elected, but serve […]

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area? NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area?  NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  Here’s an issue you kinda sorta can’t blame the government on.   While the high cost of gasoline is heavily taxed, if you live in this part of Ontario seeing 20-30 cent price swings per litre is a regular occurrence. That can be over a freaking $1.00 per US gallon! What we seem […]

Cornwall & Kingston Area Paralegal James Moak Comments on New Standard Lease in Ontario 050418

Cornwall & Kingston Area Paralegal James Moak Comments on New Standard Lease in Ontario 050418

Cornwall Ontario –   The areas foremost landlord & tenant specialist commented on the new standard lease that’s in effect in Ontario as of April 30, 2018. Cornwall & Kingston Paralegal James Moak commented on the new Provincial lease to CFN:       Ontario’s Standard Lease in Effect as of April 30 Ontario is increasing […]

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN? APRIL 2018

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN?  APRIL 2018

Like most media today we have to claw and fight for survival financially.   This being Cornwall there are other challenges that make it even more difficult. Many newspapers are starting to add paywalls which means unless you’re a subscriber you won’t be able to read them or there is limited content available. We’re trying to […]

Social Media & Web Services Available! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Social Media & Web Services Available!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

Confused about how to get your website up the rankings in search engines? Do you have an older website or did you overpay for older technology?  Is your site mobile friendly?    Are you getting value?  Do you want to? Social Media excite and confuse you? Custom Web Design, support, consulting, graphic design,  and services!   Social […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps! CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps!  CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

Do you have a burning passion to work in journalism?   CFN has four openings for Summer Interns.   These are unpaid positions, but this year we will be giving out bonuses to those that complete the Summer!   Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com As CFN is a digital newspaper you don’t have to be based in the Cornwall area.  We’re […]

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