Did the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s Over COVID 19 Coronavirus Violation? Blotter Missing 3 Days. #CPS 032320

Did the Cornwall Police Charge Remington’s Over COVID 19  Coronavirus Violation?  Blotter Missing 3 Days. #CPS 032320

Editor’s Note. The CPS did not publish a police blotter for March 18, 19, or 20th. They have not given out any explanation. There was one liquor license act violation reported on the Police Map on the 18th. If that is the Remington charge, why wasn’t it on the police blotter and why not reporting […]

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

New Measures to Further Protect the Health and Safety of the People of Ontario TORONTO — To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the […]

CFN Exclusive – 1 on 1 with Possible 1st Cornwall Confirmed COVID 19 Coronavirus Patient 032320

CFN Exclusive – 1 on 1 with Possible 1st Cornwall Confirmed COVID 19 Coronavirus Patient 032320

It started with a headache. The person rarely got head aches. Then chills, like they had a fever, and then the cough. Within two days more symptoms, and then confirmation that someone close to them was getting tested and that they too were now getting tested. How can this be, right here in Cornwall? They […]

So it’s Sunday. A lot has Changed this week, in Cornwall and the World. By Jamie Gilcig 032220

What a wild week. So much illness. So much death. We will survive, but the World will never be the same, much as it changed after 9/11. And it’s just beginning. We will see a huge financial disaster, one of epic size that we haven’t seen in about 100 years. We all will be losing […]

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges – Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign. By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

REMINGTON’S Coronavirus No Charges –  Shows Why Change is Needed in Cornwall. Police Chief Danny Aikman Needs to Resign.  By Jamie Gilcig #cwlpoli 03212

The problem with being corrupt and or incompetent is that it creates a culture, such as exists in the Cornwall Police Service. From the politicization of the force, to hiding truth from the public, enforcing some laws on some, and not on others, and not holding officers accountable like what recently occurred with Sgt Tommy […]

Apparently KATE MAGILL Has Comprehension Issues – Harasses Me Over Walmart Pharmacy Story. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

Apparently KATE MAGILL Has Comprehension Issues – Harasses Me Over Walmart Pharmacy Story. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

When you work as many hours a day as I do during a crisis nothing makes your afternoon more than an apparent ignorant person spouting falsehoods thinking that you owe her time to defend her abuse. The story she is referencing is our story which drew large traffic after allegations and confirmation from the working […]

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

We all need cash to survive and that means working in close quarters for many. While most services have been shut down, without the factories and farms rolling and distribution doing its thing our shelves would be empty. When it comes to safety though we all win when best practices are taken. For example while […]

Another POSITIVE Covid 19 Case From Prescott Russell 031820

Another POSITIVE Covid 19 Case From Prescott Russell 031820

A second positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the area. The male in his 60’s is from Prescott-Russell, and was tested on March 14, 2020. Following testing, the individual was discharged home where he remains in self-isolation, following Public Health direction. The individual experienced mild symptoms of fever, cough, headache and generalized aches […]

Does Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Have COVID 19? Dry Coughing Council Meeting Moves to Have Electronic Meetings & Cancels Next Session 031620

Does Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Have COVID 19?  Dry Coughing Council Meeting Moves to Have Electronic Meetings & Cancels Next Session 031620

In a sad tragic bad movie; tonight’s session of Council was a pathetic mess showing how truly lacking in leadership and vision our elected council are. If you’re depending on Dr. Paul to save you, you’re in big trouble. In the video of the session tonight you can hear the raspy Clement dry cough as […]

Riley’s Bakery in Cornwall Closes Due to COVID 19 Coronavirus 031620

Riley’s Bakery in Cornwall Closes Due to COVID 19 Coronavirus 031620

Local institution and if Cornwall Ontario has a heart, Riley’s Bakery has shut down due to the COVID 19 Coronavirus. From their facebook page: “Riley’s Bakery will be closed today and until further notice, in response to covid-19, we feel in good conscience this is the right thing to do. Sorry for any inconvenience this […]

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

While the world is shutting down and encouraging gatherings of less than 5 people only and well spaced, here in Cornwall Ontario, in spite of a high level of seniors and those with morbidity, which means higher treatment and death rates for COVID 19 Coronavirus victims, the Bingo Hall only today announced they are shutting […]

BREAKING St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Shuts Down After Positive COVID 19 Coronavirus Test 031520

BREAKING St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Shuts Down After Positive COVID 19 Coronavirus Test 031520

From the College Website: Update March 15, 2020, 11:30 AM A member of the SLC Cornwall campus community has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a recent trip to the United States. They were diagnosed at a local hospital, treated, and are at home under self-isolation.  Effective immediately, the Cornwall campus of St. Lawrence […]

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

It starts with a tip: “…. that 3 nursing students that work there were instructed to self isolate for 14 days this afternoon from the Health unit.  A student in their class has tested positive for Covid 19. “ Shortly before 11 PM CFN spoke with the Pharmacist at Walmart in Cornwall and confirmed that […]

Bishop Prendergast Cancels Mass for all 26 Catholic Churches in Cornwall & SD&G. 031420

Bishop Prendergast Cancels Mass for all 26 Catholic Churches in Cornwall & SD&G. 031420

All Sunday Masses Cancelled in Alexandria-Cornwall March 14, 2020 Bishop Terrence Prendergast, bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, has taken the unprecedented step of cancelling all weekend Masses in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, which includes the 26 Catholic churches in the counties of Stormont and Glengarry. Amid increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Ontario’s […]

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus. Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Weak Clement Council Will Lead to Deaths in Cornwall From the COVID 19 Coronavirus.  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig 031320 #CWLPOLI

Mamma Mia where is our mayor and her social media post writer? Flipper Clement makes a lot of noise, but she has failed this community during this crisis. First there was the NAVCANADA fiasco, and then her perpetual petty unprofessional attack on CFN viewers by refusing to issue information to all media outlets which is […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Letter to the Editor: The Self Centred and The Ignorant vs. CoVID-19 …Guess Who Wins 031220

Dear Editor, Here’s the problem… People are saying if I get the virus, I get it, and they’re not exercising caution… they are arses and may not know it, so maybe it’s time they heard why. Example overheard today… A Cornwall teacher plans on extending a Caribbean holiday to take advantage of schools being closed […]

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus 031220

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus  031220

We all knew it was a matter of when. Minutes ago information came to CFN that a woman had posted on social media that she was in Quarantine at the Cornwall Community Hospital for a possible case of the COVID 19 Coronavirus. We were able to reach her in her hospital room where she stated […]