Covid-19 Culture of Walmart in Cornwall is Dangerous. 8 Staff Not Wearing Masks. By Jamie Gilcig

Covid-19 Culture of Walmart in Cornwall is Dangerous. 8 Staff Not Wearing Masks. By Jamie Gilcig

OCTOBER 11, 2020 – As a middle aged man with a few health issues that could hurt me if I caught COVID-19 I’m very careful. I’ve been masked up since December. After shopping in Cornwall and other places I’ve reduced my exposure even more. What I personally am seeing is that Loblaws owned stores like […]

Walmart Confirms 4th Positive COVID-19 Case in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig

Walmart Confirms 4th Positive COVID-19 Case in Cornwall Ontario.  By Jamie Gilcig

OCTOBER 1, 2020 – Felicia Fefer from Walmart confirmed (3) total Positive Covid-19 tests at their distribution Centres, and one store worker has tested positive as well bringing the current case total to four in Cornwall Ontario. From Ms Fefer: “Three associates from our Cornwall Distribution Centres have recently tested positive for COVID-19. We’re keeping […]

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Walmart confirmed to CFN that in fact one of its Logistics workers tested positive for COVID-19. Their comment is below with no word of how many other workers have been placed in quarantine. CFN wishes the worker a speedy and and full recovery. “An associate from our Cornwall Distribution Centre store […]

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

Walmart Logistics Distribution Worker Posts COVID 19 Fear in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 031920

We all need cash to survive and that means working in close quarters for many. While most services have been shut down, without the factories and farms rolling and distribution doing its thing our shelves would be empty. When it comes to safety though we all win when best practices are taken. For example while […]

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

Cornwall Walmart Pharmacy Manager States that 3 Nursing Students to Self Quarantine After Fellow Student Diagnosed with COVID 19 Coronavirus 031420

It starts with a tip: “…. that 3 nursing students that work there were instructed to self isolate for 14 days this afternoon from the Health unit.  A student in their class has tested positive for Covid 19. “ Shortly before 11 PM CFN spoke with the Pharmacist at Walmart in Cornwall and confirmed that […]

Toronto Police Seeking Walmart Slasher & Shoplifter 799 Milner Ave. – 051018

Toronto Police Seeking Walmart Slasher & Shoplifter 799 Milner Ave. – 051018

Man wanted in Aggravated Assault with Weapon investigation, Walmart, 799 Milner Avenue, 42 Division 416-808-4200 Case #: 2018-839715 The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in an Aggravated Assault with a Weapon investigation. On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing at Walmart at 799 Milner […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

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 like Google and facebook for digital […]

Cornwall Being Invaded by Costco – Door to Door Reps Hunting for New Members! by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Being Invaded by Costco – Door to Door Reps Hunting for New Members! by Jamie Gilcig

Two Costco reps were walking Pitt Street trying to sign up members for a new store opening in one of  Tracy Peter’s fave shopping areas,  Vaudreuil Dorion.      The reps explained that they were in town for Ribfest and are signing up Cornwallites with a special promotion. Sadly they said that there are no […]

BREAKING Cornwall Ontario Wal-Mart Open Again After Bomb Threat Scare – JULY 18, 2015

BREAKING Cornwall Ontario Wal-Mart Open Again After Bomb Threat Scare – JULY 18, 2015

Shoppers on a busy Saturday afternoon were delayed as Cornwall Police and Wal-Mart staff closed the store and initiated a search at approximately 1::40PM today after  a  bomb threat was made.    The store is now open.   Sgt. Duchesne from the  CCPS confirmed the details to CFN adding that the CID (Criminal Investigation Division) is […]

Walmart Buying Target Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario – Thumbs Down by Jamie Gilcig – MAY 8, 2015

Walmart Buying Target Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario – Thumbs Down by Jamie Gilcig – MAY 8, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – There are some excited and joyous about Wal-Mart taking over the old Target warehouse facility.  There’s talk of a few hundred more jobs. More jobs of course is never a bad thing, but sadly to this writer this is not good news. Competition for positions is good for the residents of a […]

Walmart Reverses Cashier Water Bottle Issue at New Store in Cornwall Ontario – FEB 6, 2015

Walmart Reverses Cashier Water Bottle Issue at New Store in Cornwall Ontario –  FEB 6, 2015

CFN – Walmart Canada today confirmed to CFN that they will in fact reverse their new store policy regarding cashiers being allowed to have a small water bottle with them while on duty. CFN had been contacted regarding a new policy for the brand new and very nicely set up new store that was full on […]

Will Target Make it in Canada? What Happens to Eleven Points in Cornwall Ontario if they don’t?

Will Target Make it in Canada?  What Happens to Eleven Points in Cornwall Ontario if they don’t?

CORNWALL Ontario – Is Target in trouble in Canada?    The US retailer’s bold move into the smaller Canadian market has had some bumps and grinds from language laws for product, to higher cost for labour and different regulations than the US. With most Canadians within an hour drive of the US many shoppers are […]

Fire Police & EMS Zoom to Walmart in Cornwall Ontario After Reports of Smoke – April 9, 2014

Fire Police & EMS Zoom to Walmart in Cornwall Ontario After Reports of Smoke – April 9, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Firefighters, EMS, and Police were called to the Walmart store on Brookdale Avenue in Cornwall Ontario Wednesday night. Smoke was reported at approximately 8 PM which resulted in the store being evacuated. No injuries were reported and the Cornwall Fire Services were investigating the roof looking for a possible cause. We’ll update […]

Cornwall Ontario Chief of Police Dan Parkinson On the Dangers of Leaving a Pet or Child in a Car in Warm Weather VIDEO

Cornwall Ontario Chief of Police Dan Parkinson On the Dangers of Leaving a Pet or Child in a Car in Warm Weather  VIDEO

CFN – The irony of Kemptville Ontario Wal-Mart employee Carla Cheney being fired after calling police when a customer left their dog in their vehicle is that CFN was already working on a story about the dangers of leaving pets and children in cars at warmer temperatures. Many people have ideas about what they can […]

Does Walmart Hate Dogs? Fires Kemptville Worker After Reporting Customer Dog in Car – July 10, 2013

Does Walmart Hate Dogs?  Fires Kemptville Worker After Reporting Customer Dog in Car – July 10, 2013

CFN – Does retail Monster Wal-Mart hate dogs?  Reports from CBC allege that Carley Cheney was fired by her manager after being called in for calling police after a Walmart customer left their dog in their vehicle in July!  The former Pharmacy technician is now worried that her actions will cause other staff to not […]