Chief Danny Aikman Loses Internal Struggle. Set to Retire from Cornwall Police Service in 2021.

Chief Danny Aikman Loses Internal Struggle.  Set to Retire from Cornwall Police Service in 2021.

MAY 6, 2021 – You can’t fight City Hall it appears. No surprises as Cornwall Police Service Chief Danny Aikman announced his retirement after only a few years as police chief. The push by the Mayor’s camp for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to get the top seat was much discussed in the River City. In […]

Teachers Bail on Bridgewood in Cornwall According to Principal – Covid-19 Crisis

Teachers Bail on Bridgewood in Cornwall According to Principal – Covid-19 Crisis

APRIL 6, 2021 – A wave of teachers walking from schools as they push for vaccines seems to be have hit Cornwall. Principal Jennifer Perry cites a staff shortage while claiming that there is only one case in the school. According to the letter in person learning is scheduled to return after Spring break, on […]

Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure. By Jamie Gilcig

Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure.  By Jamie Gilcig

March 31, 2021 – One would think after a year of a world wide pandemic that best practices would be the rule of the day for the largest province in Canada. Sadly we have failed, and that failure starts at the top. Too many rules without enforcement send the wrong messages to the public. Too […]

Mark A MacDonald & L’Association Renaissance Active in the East End of Cornwall.

Mark A MacDonald & L’Association Renaissance Active in the East End of Cornwall.

MARCH 16, 2021 – L’ASSOCIATION RENAISSANCE ASSOCIATION IS A NON-PROFIT GROUP THAT IS WORKING WITH THE LE VILLAGE BIA AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND IS COMMITTED TO THE REJUVENATION OF THE RENAISSANCE DISTRICT BY CONTINUING TO BUILD ON CHUCK CHARLEBOIS’S VISION FOR THE AREA. THE NEWLY-FORMED GROUP WILL FOLLOW IN HIS FOOTSTEPS AND FOCUS ON ACTIVITIES […]

Freshco Claims EOHU Allows Cashiers to Wear Faceshields Only as Variants Land in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig

Freshco Claims EOHU Allows Cashiers to Wear Faceshields Only as Variants Land in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – CFN collates Covid-19 info on our main facebook page. As many know, yours truly has been focused on Covid since December 2019 and trying, many times facing abuse, to get authorities and stores in Cornwall to take the Pandemic seriously. Many times it feels like Noah’s Ark meets Groundhog Day. While […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Groundhog Day & Time to Honour Bob and Dorris Turner in Cornwall

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Groundhog Day & Time to Honour Bob and Dorris Turner in Cornwall

FEBRUARY 11, 2021 – February is a busy month. We just had Ground Hog Day on Feb. 2nd. It was a snowy blowy day but the ground hogs gave their verdict. However, one was “six more weeks of winter” and others, “an early spring”. So…I guess we will have to wait and see just like […]

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips. By Jamie Gilcig

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19 emergency laws and guidelines are […]

LTE : No Mask? No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

LTE :   No Mask?  No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

Dear Editor, “Facemasks don’t work; they do nothing”… according to a Walmart security person on duty at the Ninth Street Walmart store in Cornwall, Ontario, on Friday afternoon, December 18th 2020. This alternate fact was shared by a Walmart contracted security person while he intervened in a verbal exchange between a masked shopper, and a […]

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 11, 2020 – Part of the job of being a journalist is telling truths that upset people. That’s the crux of the truth. There’s no real defense to it. Smart people, when they make a mistake, own it, and then try and do the best they can to resolve it. And then there are […]

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged.    By Jamie Gilcig

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive bauble that the City of Cornwall […]

Costco Proves That Masks Really Do Work – Big Box Stores are Safer Than Small Ones & Randy Hillier Needs to be Fined & Jailed OPINION – By Jamie Gilcig

Costco Proves That Masks Really Do Work – Big Box Stores are Safer Than Small Ones & Randy Hillier Needs to be Fined & Jailed OPINION – By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 28, 2020 – So I went to Costco yesterday for the first time in over a decade. There wasn’t a huge line as it was early in the morning so I thought I’d chance it. I bought the high end membership took my cart and entered the store. Everyone was masked up. There were […]

Ontario #1 #covidiot MPP Randy Hillier Finally Charged in Toronto. By Jamie Gilcig

Ontario #1 #covidiot MPP Randy Hillier Finally Charged in Toronto.  By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 27, 2020 – Finally, after numerous flagrant violations of Emergency Health orders regarding gatherings, wearing of masks, and social distancing, rampaging MPP Randy Hillier has finally been ticketed by police at Queen’s Park. MPP Hillier, part of a anti mask rally in Cornwall last Saturday that was supported by Quebec radicals and religous zealots […]

Cornwall Police Stand By as Over 100 #covidiots Protest in Front of EOHU w Kids & Dogs. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Police Stand By as Over 100 #covidiots Protest in Front of EOHU w Kids & Dogs.  By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 21, 2020 – What a great town for really ignorant #covidiots to hold a rally. And hey, bring the kids and dogs, and don’t forget to go full Trump and leave them ol masks at home. You can’t make this up. No warnings issued by the EOHU, or the Mayor, Bernadette Clement who sits […]

CFN COVID-19 ALERT Kids Korner in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig

CFN COVID-19 ALERT Kids Korner in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig

November 20, 2020 – One would think a boutique that caters to children would be one of the safest shopping experiences during a World Wide pandemic, but for several shoppers in Cornwall Ontario who contacted this newspaper they were shocked and now want to go get Covid tests. Complaints of the owner not wearing mask, […]

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19. Here’s How. By Jamie Gilcig PETITION

It’s Time for the Ford Government to Get Tough on COVID-19.   Here’s How.  By Jamie Gilcig  PETITION

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – As we see COVID-19 numbers starting to spike with a long Winter ahead it’s time for the Ford Government to truly govern this pandemic. Some problems you can write a cheque to fix. Healthcare staff are limited. We only have so many and can only add so many. We need to […]

Cornwall Needs a COVID-19 Lockdown as Cases Explode & Paul Roumeliotis Needs to be Replaced. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Needs a COVID-19 Lockdown as Cases Explode & Paul Roumeliotis Needs to be Replaced. By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 7, 2020 – I feel bad for the Cornwall Community Hospital Staff, at least those that don’t do smoke breaks out back without masks or social distancing. With little to no enforcement or fines issued, or appearance of inspections, even when cases occur at work places, we’re seeing cases explode quickly in Cornwall. We’re […]

Another Cornwall School With Covid-19 Are Smokers Spreading Coronavirus? By Jamie Gilcig

Another Cornwall School With Covid-19 Are Smokers Spreading Coronavirus? By Jamie Gilcig

OCTOBER 28, 2020 – Bridgewood Public School is the latest landing spot for COVID-19 in the Cornwall area. Are you surprised? Public behavior in Cornwall with low enforcement and anti mask protests are a surefire recipe for spreading the virus. Are smokers spreading Covid-19? Reports of students huddling together smoking without masks have flooded CFN. […]

EOHU Roumeliotis Doesn’t Brief on HOLY TRINITY and MARIE TANGUAY COVID-19 Outbreaks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig

EOHU Roumeliotis Doesn’t Brief on HOLY TRINITY and MARIE TANGUAY COVID-19 Outbreaks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig

OCTOBER 22, 2020 – Bewildered. Many in Cornwall are confused, afraid, and angry as information trickles out about the first confirmed school and daycare outbreaks of COVID in Cornwall. If you go to the EOHU social media channels, at least as of publication time, nary a word or release about what was sent out to […]

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