Drugs, Booze, & Shoplifters Cornwall Police Blotter 030920 #CPS

SHOPLIFTING Cornwall, ON – Amy Lauber-Proulx, 41, of Cornwall was arrested on March 6th, 2020 and charged with theft under $5000. It is alleged on March 6th, 2020, the woman attended a Ninth Street business and removed merchandise, making no attempt to pay for the items as she left the store. She was stopped by… Continue reading Drugs, Booze, & Shoplifters Cornwall Police Blotter 030920 #CPS

What has Canada given to the World of Cards?

When it was announced that Donald Trump would be applying tariffs to Canadian products, it seemed pretty inevitable that there were going to be repercussions, but nobody could have expected those to include a tariff being applied to playing cards! Indeed, while some people are worried about whether they will end up paying more to play… Continue reading What has Canada given to the World of Cards?

I Really Don’t Like Racists by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Store Owner JEAN POIRIER Spams CFN Before Ranting 071617

Cornwall Ontario –  One of the reasons so many journalists end up with PTSD is that we face the raw public.  While rarely to the same degree as our brave and talented emergency services or armed forces it can get pretty ugly, and it accumulates over the years. Something that triggers me to action is… Continue reading I Really Don’t Like Racists by Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Store Owner JEAN POIRIER Spams CFN Before Ranting 071617

Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Cornwall, Ontario – Denis Carr is the city’s longest running council member in the city of Cornwall. Carr has  been passionate about Cornwall, Ontario, and while he may in the upcoming years consider slowing down with his political career, he will always work to improve the city. He believes that there are not only more opportunities… Continue reading Denis Carr Talks About the 2018 Cornwall Budget by Emily Hutcheon 0428

Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Cornwall Ontario – It’s “hump day” on the picket line for faculty at SLC (St. Lawrence College) Cornwall, where members of Local 417 OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union), are on day 3 of strike action.   Local 417 represents the librarians, counsellors and faculty at all three campuses of St. Lawrence College (Brockville, Kingston… Continue reading Day 3 of St. Lawrence College OPSEU Strike by Marshall Waddell 101818

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally? By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Cornwall Ontario – As NAV Can gets filled at the taxpayer’s expense as I type these words I think it’s time to maybe consider building a wall in this region between the US and Canada and send the bill to US President Donald Trump. Now I don’t mean to send to the bill to the… Continue reading Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally? By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Flood Alerts from Morrisburg to Cornwall are in place as another round of heavy rains are expected to hit with as many as 75mm of rain deluging the area between Morrisburg and Cornwall (as well as all areas along the St. Lawrence River)  before things slow down on Sunday. High winds will… Continue reading Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall TUESDAY MAY 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO– A flood alert is active along the St. Lawrence River from Morrisburg to Cornwall. Winds of over 50km per hour are driving larger waves as well. Expect temperature shifts with lows near zero to highs of 18 until Sunday. Heavy rains have built up water levels in the area with more in the… Continue reading FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall TUESDAY MAY 2, 2017

Brockville to Cornwall FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Sunday March 26, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – One last gasp of Winter rocked the River City this week.  As temperatures are starting to warm up again we have a Freezing Rain ALERT for Sunday March 26th for the evening and overnight. Expect temps to warm up during the week heading towards double digits with rain and possibly some snow… Continue reading Brockville to Cornwall FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Sunday March 26, 2017

2017 Ad Deals at 2016 Rates on CFN Until FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2017 ! Call Alexandra @ 613 875 7399

With Spring almost here it’s time to promote your business, service, or organization and there is no better value in the region than an ad on CFN! With over 1 million human pageviews per month you can reach the Cornwall and regional market at values starting as low as $99 per month! But the only… Continue reading 2017 Ad Deals at 2016 Rates on CFN Until FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2017 ! Call Alexandra @ 613 875 7399

Toronto Woman Charged With Assaulting Her Mom in Cornwall DEC 21, 2016

ASSAULT Cornwall, ON – A 27-year-old Toronto woman was arrested on December 19th, 2016 and charged with assault. It is alleged during an argument on December 19th, 2016 the woman struck her mother several times and police were contacted to investigate. During the investigation the woman was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for… Continue reading Toronto Woman Charged With Assaulting Her Mom in Cornwall DEC 21, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you… Continue reading CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

The Cornwall Free News is a lot larger than just the Cornwall market!    We’re looking for a few Community Journalism Interns in the following communities;    Cornwall, Brockville, Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, and Toronto. Please email your CV with at least three writing sample to:  jamie@cornwallfreenews.com Some remuneration is possible. We’re also looking for some… Continue reading CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Cornwall Regional Police Blotter for OCT 29, 2015 CCPS OPP

BREAK AND ENTER, TRESPASS AT NIGHT, POSSESSION STOLEN PROPERTY, BREACH   Cornwall, ON – Four Cornwall youths aged 15-17 were arrested on October 29th, 2015 and charged with various charges including: break and enter, trespass at night, possession of stolen property, breach of probation and breach of recognizance. It is alleged in the early morning… Continue reading Cornwall Regional Police Blotter for OCT 29, 2015 CCPS OPP

Cornwall Regional Police Blotter OCT 26, 2015 OPP CCPS

MISCHIEF OVER $5000 Cornwall, ON – Three Cornwall youths were arrested on October 23rd, 2015 and charged with mischief over $5000. It is alleged the three youth aged12, 13 and 17 were responsible for spray painting exterior school walls on several occasions and a car between October 21st and 23rd, 2015. Police were contacted and… Continue reading Cornwall Regional Police Blotter OCT 26, 2015 OPP CCPS

A Canadian Election Break Down With One Week to Go by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

So with one week to go where do we stand with one of Canada’s longest elections? Stephen Harper clearly will not enjoy another majority which has many Canadians rejoicing.    Scandal after scandal has plagued his government, but most simply have grown tired of the politics of fear mongering and threats.    As my mentor… Continue reading A Canadian Election Break Down With One Week to Go by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

Huge Cornwall Eastern Ontario Regional Police Blotter for SEPT 21, 2015 OPP CCPS OPS

IMPAIRED Cornwall, ON – Justin Square, age 19, of Hogansburg NY was arrested on September 18, 2015. He was located by police with the assistance of the public after he left the scene of an accident in the area of Ninth Street and Sydney Street. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol.… Continue reading Huge Cornwall Eastern Ontario Regional Police Blotter for SEPT 21, 2015 OPP CCPS OPS

Julia Lucio, Bernadette Clement, & My Dog’s Testicles by Jamie Gilcig – SEPT 5, 2015

I had two odd conversations with two journalists in the last 24 hours.    The first was a late night ping on facebook when a disgruntled journo asked if I’d seen the shameless cover of the latest seeker.   I answered no, because like many in Cornwall I don’t read it. I’m not being mean… Continue reading Julia Lucio, Bernadette Clement, & My Dog’s Testicles by Jamie Gilcig – SEPT 5, 2015

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