#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 […]

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 […]

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