OPP Don’t Break Up South Branch Bistro Mask Burning Party in Kemptville

OPP Don’t Break Up South Branch Bistro Mask Burning Party in Kemptville

APRIL 9, 2021 – During the evening of April 8, 2021, members from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a large gathering outside of a business on Clothier Street East, in the Municipality of North Grenville. The OPP received numerous requests to attend the area, and it is believed that […]

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 […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley- O’Toole Convention to Lead to Trudeau Victory

View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley- O’Toole Convention to Lead to Trudeau Victory

MARCH 21, 2021 – I almost feel sorry for Erin O’Toole today. I say almost because it was his political organization and his staff’s work on the policy convention that has pretty much handed him a loss in the next election. Losing the fight for pro-O’Toole delegates at the riding level selection meetings, cost O’Toole […]

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 […]

Some thoughts on O’Toole Question Period Strategy. View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley

Some thoughts on O’Toole Question Period Strategy.  View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley

FEBRUARY 18, 2021 – In the midst of a deadly pandemic and with a risk of a third wave plus a botched vaccination plan by the Trudeau Liberals, who would have guessed that the most important question facing the nation yesterday was the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank? That is correct folks, if you have never […]

It’s About the Vaccines Stupid! View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley #CDNPOLI

It’s About the Vaccines Stupid!   View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley #CDNPOLI

FEBRUARY 15, 2021 – No matter how Trudeau tries to spin things, present day life in Canada will not return to anything resembling normal until Canadians get their vaccination shots. We have seniors dying in long term care homes because we don’t have the vaccines. People over 60 are at high risk because we don’t […]

Yes, it’s time to save and support local Media, especially this outlet. By Jamie Gilcig

Yes, it’s time to save and support local Media, especially this outlet.  By Jamie Gilcig

FEBRUARY 13, 2021 – Being an Independent media outlet is a challenge. It was before Covid-19, but during the pandemic many media outlets have been decimated with thousands of journalists and broadcasters losing their jobs. CFN is on life support. It has been in the red now for several years thanks to a conspiratorial boycott […]

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 […]

Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario. By MaryAnne Pankhurst

Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario.  By MaryAnne Pankhurst

JANUARY 31, 2021 – Are Ontario’s rural doctors the forgotten victims of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? It’s a question that health care workers who serve significant communities north of the GTA and 401-corridor ask themselves as the months tick by and the number of cases and outbreaks swell. For these doctors, lack of vaccine protection […]

Time for Pre-election Trudeau Fact Checking – View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley

Time for Pre-election Trudeau  Fact Checking – View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley

JANUARY 30, 2012 – Today Trudeau is saying “For almost a year, Canada’s borders have been closed to foreign travelers.” That is pretty rich, he either believes his own manufactured Liberal spin or he is a blatant liar. Take your pick, neither shows well on a Prime Minister in a G-7 country. On the day […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

JANUARY 24, 2021 – Anyone following the tragic deaths in our long-term care homes knows that this sector of our province has been largely ignored over time by both the present Ontario government and previous ones. Out of sight out of mind would be a good description- until of course an election comes along and […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley. Derek Sloane is Gone Finally! #cdnpoli

View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley.   Derek Sloane is Gone Finally! #cdnpoli

JANUARY 21, 2021 – Derek Sloan was finally kicked out of the Conservative caucus today. Whether he was guilty or not of knowingly accepting a donation from Fromm one can argue from now to eternity. But, no one should be surprised he was kicked out; it was long overdue. His previous transgressions were widely known. […]

Auditor General Says Money Laundering is Still Going Hard in Ontario Casinos

Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, recently released her annual report, causing a political backlash from government officials being called out on mismanagement, lack of proper oversight, misuse of taxpayer dollars, and much more. It seems that some years, this audit of the provincial government truly shocks Canadians with scandal, but this year, it was more […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – A Pandemic of Stupidity #cdnpoli

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – A Pandemic of Stupidity #cdnpoli

JANUARY 2, 2021 – Stupidity seems to have infected the political class including- MLA’s, ministers, and political staff. What do they NOT get about restricting travel during the COVID pandemic, especially in provinces with a lock down in place? It is pretty simple- when the health advice on federal and provincial websites is asking you […]

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 […]