OPP CONDUCTING INVESTIGATION INTO DEATHS AT THE HAWKESBURY & DISTRICT HOSPITAL AUGUST 19, 2022 – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid additional First-Degree Murder charges in connection with the ongoing criminal investigation into the deaths at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital. On March 25, 2021, members of theContinue Reading

JULY 6, 2020 – It might have taken awhile, but Eastern Ontario has decreed that staff and customers mask in. Months into the Coronavirus Pandemic there still is no real treatment or cure. The Cornwall area is a particularly vulnerable area. It not only is close to the Quebec border,Continue Reading

After numerous and historical issues with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit while serving as Public Health Officer, we the undersigned as that during this COVID 19 Pandemic the Province of Ontario takes immediate action after the incident involving the Food Basics store on Brookdale Avenue. The public’s safety has toContinue Reading

DECEASED PERSON LOCATED ALONG SHORE OF OTTAWA RIVER (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On April 4, 2020 at approximately 11:15 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a deceased person located along the shores of the Ottawa River in L’Orignal, in the Champlain Township.Continue Reading

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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 haveContinue Reading

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 exhibitingContinue Reading

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 maleContinue Reading

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 BoltContinue Reading

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 dangerousContinue Reading

(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 toContinue Reading

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 weContinue Reading

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 aContinue Reading