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 […]

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians. By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Dear Justin Trudeau – Today Wasn’t Enough – You Need to Embrace this Idea to Help All Canadians.  By Jamie Gilcig 031220 #cdnpoli

Covid 19, Coronavirus, Sars2, whatever we’re calling this devastating illness that may kill as many as 6% of us, especially those of us over 50, overweight, with high blood pressure and other health issues is now the World’s main focus. We’ve seen some major gaffes on the part of the Canadian government, and other governments […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

February has been a busy month so far. First we had Groundhog Day. Wilburton Willy apparently saw his shadow predicting an early spring. However, someone told me that he is only accurate 40% of the time. Guess we better not hold our breath until we see that first Robin. Valentine’s Day on the 14th. brought […]

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 […]

Two More COVID 19 Coronavirus Patients Confirmed in Toronto Region 030320

Two More COVID 19 Coronavirus Patients Confirmed in Toronto Region 030320

All Protocols Followed and Risk to Ontarians Remains Low TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed two new positive cases of COVID-19. These two new cases are in addition to the three cases Dr. Williams announced at yesterday’s regular media technical briefing, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in […]

Is Cornwall’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic Drill Coming to a Close? LTE 030320

Is Cornwall’s COVID 19 Coronavirus Pandemic Drill Coming to a Close?  LTE 030320

Dear Editor, From shortly after midnight, and into the early hours of March 6, 2020, the Diamond Princess evacuees hope to leave the Cornwall Nav Centre quarantine facility and take back their lives. And if we’ve dodged a bullet, it’s chiefly because nobody was infected to start with, and it was “in spite of” mismanaged […]

4 More Toronto Regional COVID 19 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed by Province 030120

4 More Toronto Regional COVID 19 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed by Province 030120

All Protocols Followed and Risk to Ontarians Remains Low TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed four new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ontario to 15. Of these, the first three cases in the province are all resolved, with each of those patients […]

Cornwall Police Repudiate Allegation of NAVCANADA Princess Diamond Runner. By Jamie Gilcig 022920

Cornwall Police Repudiate Allegation of NAVCANADA Princess Diamond Runner. By Jamie Gilcig 022920

One of the hardest things is to cover a story like the Covid 19 Coronavirus. At stake is public safety and health which is why one would have to ask why NAVCANADA, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and Mayor Clement & the City of Cornwall Ontario are refusing to answer any questions from this newspaper. […]