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 […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

#OPP Report Circle K Robbed in Iroquois Ontario 121318

ARMED ROBBERY (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On December 12, 2018 at approximately 12:08am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of OPP Emergency Response Team, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated one […]

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 […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

MULTIPLE CHARGES AT TRAFFIC STOP (NORTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On December 4, 2018 at approximately 9:03pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle while conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 417, North Glengarry Township. The stop resulted in the male driver providing a false identity. Further investigation revealed the male was […]

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 […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area NOV 24, 2018

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area NOV 24, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  There’s a freezing rain alert for Saturday.   With temps hoving around zero the wet stuff can freeze quickly making roads and walkways hazardous. Expect the warm weather to extend into Sunday with more moisture expected overnight as temps rise to a high of +5 Sunday. To sponsor our weather and bus alerts […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday November 16, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday November 16, 2018

SD&G OPP NEWS   (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 195 calls for service from Tuesday November 13, 2018 to Friday November 16, 2018.   Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to: –             33 Motor Vehicle collision –             29 calls for Police […]

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Ontario Region STEO 111618

Cornwall Ontario –  The first snow day was announced today as the area is being blanketed by snow.  With over 5cm’s down and more expected it’s a good day to tuck into some pizza and binge TV watching if you can! Expect the snow to last into early Saturday morning as temperatures warm up with […]

SNOW ALERT for the CORNWALL AREA 20cm of the White Stuff Starting THURSDAY NIGHT 111518

SNOW ALERT for the CORNWALL AREA 20cm of the White Stuff Starting THURSDAY NIGHT 111518

Cornwall Ontario –   The temperature will warm up as snow hits us starting tonight.  Currently it’s -10 in Downtown Cornwall Ontario.   The snow starts into the night and expect Friday to be wet and messy with a high near zero. The good news is that he weekend should be a bit warmer with lots of […]

Busy #OPP Round Round Up for Sd&G 103118

Busy #OPP Round Round Up for Sd&G 103118

WARRANT EXECUTED – WEAPONS AND PROPERTY SEIZED UPDATE – MALE ARRESTED     (NORTH DUNDAS,ON) On October 25, 2018, members of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and SD&G OPP officers executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a property on Timmins Road, North Dundas Township. This resulted in the seizure […]

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Yes, CFN Now Has a Paywall for PREMIUM CONTENT Oct 29 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  CFN like all media outlets needs revenue to survive.  Our original business model was to support local business at reasonable rates. In fact we didn’t have digital ads (like adsense) until the City initiated a conspiratorial boycott that impacted our roster of advertisers, many of whom were threatened and bribed to pull […]

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area as Clocks Turn Back 102718

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area as Clocks Turn Back 102718

Cornwall Ontario – Our first real snowfall is predicted for later today and overnight.   Aren’t I glad I put our snow tires on this week.   Did you? CFN NearAcuWeather forecast for Saturday into Sunday: A high of only 5c for the Cornwall region.  Expect 2-5cm of the white stuff with mixed precipitation More mixed wet […]

Retired Morrisburg Teacher ROBERT CLARKE Charged by Ottawa Police HISTORICAL Sex Offences 221018

Retired Morrisburg Teacher ROBERT CLARKE Charged by Ottawa Police HISTORICAL Sex Offences 221018

Former Ottawa teacher charged with sex-related offences   (Ottawa)—Last week, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section charged a Morrisburg man following an investigation into allegations that he inappropriately touched a male student. The incident occurred when the man was in the course of his duties as an Ottawa teacher in the […]

SD&G #OPP Charges for Landfill Culprit & Chip Stand Break IN in South Stormont 100418

SD&G #OPP Charges for Landfill Culprit & Chip Stand Break IN in South Stormont 100418

CHARGES LAID FOR BREAK IN AT LANDFILL   (NORTH DUNDAS,ON) – On September 19, 2018 at approximately 2:11pm, Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a break in at a business (North Dundas landfill) on Boyne Road, Winchester, Ontario. Investigation indicated that sometime overnight culprit(s) entered the business but did not remove any […]

SIU Confirms SAIDI Shooting @ #OPP Office in Morrisburg Limited to One Officer 092818

SIU Confirms SAIDI Shooting @ #OPP Office in Morrisburg Limited to One Officer 092818

Cornwall Ontario – After following up on a lead SIU spokesperson Monica Hudon confirmed that the January shooting of Babak Saidi, while checking into the Morrisburg OPP detachment has been limited to one officer. “The SIU is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Mr. Saidi in Morrisburg last year. The SIU’s […]