Cornwall Ontari0 – Good news costs money, and judging by how many viewers we have and how many pages you click on every month we must be doing something right? Right now the City of Cornwall is going through its farcical exercise of a budget.  It’s embarrassing and even inContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – In 2017 news outlets simply are folding under the financial pressures of the industry.   Pressure from an essentially unregulated industry.   Pressure from a digital takeover of media ads via US conglomerates in anti-social media, and simply a loss of two streams of revenue have seen older establishedContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants likeContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Milena Cardinal once told this writer that journalism is the last defence for a democratic society and that we should spend more time in courtrooms holding justice accountable. Having gone through many court cases since living here in Cornwall what I’ve noticed is that most cases don’tContinue Reading

CFN –  It’s that time!   CFN is having our first Subscription drive.    Like most media today we need to pay the bills to grow and expand; but we need your help. If you love, or even like CFN ( or would miss hating us if we shut down)Continue Reading

Even though we’ve had a rainy summer things have been hot at CFN!   We shattered our two month record for traffic with 121,157 Unique Visitors for June & July 2013! AUGUST IS THE LAST MONTH TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR LIVING AD at the SPECIAL RATE Call 613 361Continue Reading

A review of local news websites show that only two allow anonymous posts: the Standard-Freeholder and the Cornwall Free News. Both sites have some moderation of comments, but a review of activity over the past several months have led staff to concur with the generalized assessment of the practice by the American Journalism Review:Continue Reading

Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Some people ask why I buy my gas for the most part over the border in Akwesasne.    The answer is that I hate getting gouged.  I hate companies playing games. The gas in Akwesasne is from McEwen which has many stations here in Eastern Ontario.  For theContinue Reading