CFN Covid 19 Coronavirus SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY PAY AS YOU CAN Ad Deal 032320

CFN Covid 19 Coronavirus SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY PAY AS YOU CAN Ad Deal 032320

If you are providing services during this crisis or just need the word spread email us today at info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll do our part to help you do our part. Delivery service? Community service? Public notices? Online? Please remember that CFN is a lot more than Cornwall. Our large audiences from Montreal to Toronto read […]

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 […]

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus. By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus.  By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

I’ve been working on this for nearly two weeks as more info and developments keep occurring. As many who have been following this pandemic know it’s evolving and spreading with confirmed cases as close as Montreal. The biggest hurdle for public safety is that people don’t have to be exhibiting symptoms to be contagious. So […]

SIU Invoked After Devista Boulevard Fire Fatality in Alfred Plantagenet #OPP 021120

SIU Invoked After Devista Boulevard Fire Fatality in Alfred Plantagenet #OPP 021120

HAWKESBURY OPP INVESTIGATING DEATH AND RESIDENTIAL FIRE SIU Invokes Mandate (HAWKESBURY, ON) – On February 11, 2020 shortly before 11:00 a.m. members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to assist court officials at a residence on Devista Boulevard in Alfred and Plantagenet Township.  A male inside refused to exit the […]

SIU Called in After #OPP Officer Assaulted in Hawkesbury 021020

SIU Called in After #OPP Officer Assaulted in Hawkesbury 021020

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On February 9, 2020 shortly after midnight, members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at a residence on Abbott Street in Hawkesbury. There was an altercation as officers attempted to arrest an individual at the scene. Once arrested, the suspect was taken to the OPP […]

#OPP Report Workplace Fatality Near Alfred – Plantagenet 020420

#OPP Report Workplace Fatality Near Alfred – Plantagenet 020420

WORKPLACE INCIDENT RESULTS IN DEATH (ALFRED-PLANTAGENET TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Monday February 3, 2020 at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the Alfred-Plantagenet Fire Department responded to a fatal incident at an agricultural field near Concession Road-3 and Bolt Road in Alfred-Plantagenet Township. Initial […]

#OPP Issue PURPLE FENTANYL & Meth Alert for the HAWKESBURY Region 112119

#OPP Issue PURPLE FENTANYL & Meth Alert for the HAWKESBURY Region 112119

HAWKESBURY OPP WARNS OF DANGEROUS DRUGS IN THE AREA (HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning the public after two recent seizures of dangerous opioids in the Hawkesbury area. Suspected purple fentanyl and crystal meth were seized along with paraphernalia. Access to extremely dangerous opioids is not limited to […]

#OPP Report CHAD HICKS of Cornwall DEAD in ATV Collision Near Hawkesbury 080419

#OPP Report CHAD HICKS of Cornwall DEAD in ATV Collision Near Hawkesbury 080419

(STE-ANNE-DE-PRESCOTT, ON) – On August 3, 2019, just before 7 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment were called to investigate a single All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision on County Road 18, Ste-Anne-de-Prescott, Ontario. Officers, assisted by United County of Prescott-Russell EMS and the East-Hawkesbury Fire Service, responded to a call of an ATV […]

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 […]

4 From Cornwall Charged After Hawkesbury Man Whooped! 071119 #OPP #CCPS #CPS

4 From Cornwall Charged After Hawkesbury Man Whooped!  071119 #OPP #CCPS #CPS

HAWKESBURY OPP INVESTIGATE ASSAULT INCIDENT Search Warrants executed (ALFRED, ON) – On Friday July 5, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault incident at a residence in Alfred, Ontario. OPP officers and the Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service located a 28-year-old male in front of […]

#OPP ID Deceased Tractor Trailer 417 Fatality as CLAUDE BOUDREAU of Laval, QC 053019

#OPP ID Deceased Tractor Trailer 417 Fatality as CLAUDE BOUDREAU of Laval, QC 053019

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – UPDATE Fatal Crash – Driver Identified (NORTH GLENGARRY,ON) – On May 29, 2019 at approximately 7:47am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 417 Eastbound between County Road 34 (mile marker 27) and McCrimmon Road (mile marker […]

#OPP Report 18 Vehicle Collision on Cty Rd 17 Near Hawkesbury WHITE OUT 022519

#OPP Report 18 Vehicle Collision on Cty Rd 17 Near Hawkesbury WHITE OUT 022519

MULTI-VEHICLE COLLISION – COUNTY ROAD 17 (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP) – On Monday February 25, 2019 at approximately 10:38 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 multi-motor vehicle collision on County Road 17, approximately 3 km east of Blue Corner Road in […]

#OPP Report CHAMPLAIN Street CLOSED in Hawkesbury due to Fire. WILL UPDATE Feb 10, 2019

#OPP Report CHAMPLAIN Street CLOSED in Hawkesbury due to Fire.  WILL UPDATE Feb 10, 2019

The OPP are reporting a road closure in Hawkesbury due to fire. The fire is on Champlain Street between Main and Lansdowne. ROAD CLOSURE: Champlain St CLOSED between Main St and Lansdowne St #Hawkesbury – due to a structure fire. ^ag pic.twitter.com/GLZ8hURFiD — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) February 10, 2019 We will update as more information is […]

#OPP & #SQ Take Down Hawkesbury Cocaine & Meth Ring 020619

#OPP & #SQ Take Down Hawkesbury Cocaine & Meth Ring 020619

JOINT POLICE INVESTIGATION DISMANTLES DRUG TRAFFICKING RING Project Amberjack (HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), in collaboration with the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) conducted an investigation that focused on a cocaine and methamphetamine (speed) trafficking network in and around the Town of Hawkesbury, and in 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 […]

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 […]

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