South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub. Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub.  Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

July 13, 2021 – When you run your business like crap and there’s a nearby option it should be no surprise when people flock to it. Several developers, small and large, spoke with CFN. They shared horror stories and some laughed at the thought of doing business in Cornwall. High taxes, fees, and having to […]

We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated.  EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

JULY 12, 2021 – Ontario does not have a good record during Covid. The Ford government put in place orders riddled with loopholes that police essentially in many places like Cornwall refused to enforce. This journalist reported several cases to the CPS who refused to take any actions; referring me to the EOHU which is […]

There’s Stupid & then Cornwall Stupid. Lawyer Writes Letter Complaining About Possible Grant Appointment to Mayor without Reading the Election Act. Mayor Murphy Anyone?

There’s Stupid & then Cornwall Stupid.   Lawyer Writes Letter Complaining About Possible Grant Appointment to Mayor without Reading the Election Act.  Mayor Murphy Anyone?

JUNE 28, 2021 – You just can’t fix Cornwall stupid. It’s truly societal. On the one hand you have one of the most corrupt and incompetent Politicians and Lawyers in Canadian history being made a Senator. (Could you imagine if someone was given a plum gig because they were a Caucasian , had an organic […]

Did Cornwall Future Police Chief Shawna Spowart Get a Free Speeding Pass on 138 by OPP? By Jamie Gilcig

Did Cornwall Future Police Chief Shawna Spowart Get a Free Speeding Pass on 138 by OPP?  By Jamie Gilcig

JUNE 25, 2021 – Stories like this are hard to write. Generally we only publish based on hard facts, but in the case multiple sources stated that CPS future Police Chief allegedly was caught driving a non CPS vehicle on Highway 138 at over 150KM which is nearly double the legal speed limit and would […]

Holy Project Truth! SD&G Warden, South Glengarry Mayor, & Cornwall Ontario Resident FRANK PREVOST Charged w Child Luring & Sexual Assault #cwlpoli

Holy Project Truth!  SD&G Warden, South Glengarry Mayor, & Cornwall Ontario Resident FRANK PREVOST Charged w Child Luring & Sexual Assault #cwlpoli

JUNE 9, 2021 – Good ol Cornwall where the alleged child lurving freaks get voted in as Warden of the Counties and Mayor! South Glengarry has a long and storied history of abuse and corruption, but it appears that Mayor Frank Prevost who doesn’t even live in South Glengarry, but Cornwall, has some ‘splainin to […]

Cornwall Kitten Killer Corey Dennison Deserves a Much Longer Jail Sentence. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Kitten Killer Corey Dennison Deserves  a Much Longer Jail Sentence. By Jamie Gilcig

MAY 28, 2021 – Having personally seen how bad the level of injustice is led by corruption and incompetence in Eastern Ontario, and watched a case with Judge Deborah Kinsella allowing a senior mentally delayed man to be violated by a crown and nearly end up in jail for a alleged crime that should never […]

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 […]

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