MAY 31, 2021 – at approximately 8:00 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the Hawkesbury Fire Department responded to a fatal incident at the parking lot on Spence Avenue in the Town of Hawkesbury. A 24-year-old person was transported byContinue Reading

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Tuesday July 28, 2020 around 4:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury Detachment, were advised of a work place death at a livestock exchange in the Champlain Township that had occurred on July 27, 2020 around 5:30 p.m. Initial investigation revealed that a 55Continue Reading

JULY 6, 2020 – It might have taken awhile, but Eastern Ontario has decreed that staff and customers mask in. Months into the Coronavirus Pandemic there still is no real treatment or cure. The Cornwall area is a particularly vulnerable area. It not only is close to the Quebec border,Continue Reading

After numerous and historical issues with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit while serving as Public Health Officer, we the undersigned as that during this COVID 19 Pandemic the Province of Ontario takes immediate action after the incident involving the Food Basics store on Brookdale Avenue. The public’s safety has toContinue Reading

OPP STREET CRIME UNIT SEIZES WEAPONS AND DRUGS IN HAWKESBURY (HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has seized weapons and illegal drugs in Hawkesbury. On April 9, 2020 members of the Street Crime Unit, OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), OPP EmergencyContinue Reading

DECEASED PERSON LOCATED ALONG SHORE OF OTTAWA RIVER (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On April 4, 2020 at approximately 11:15 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a deceased person located along the shores of the Ottawa River in L’Orignal, in the Champlain Township.Continue Reading

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If you value truly Independent media and want us to keep delivering the content you want to read here on CFN or our social media channels now is the time to dig deep and send an e interac viewer donation to info@cornwallfreenews.com Without your support we simply will not haveContinue Reading

I’ve been working on this for nearly two weeks as more info and developments keep occurring. As many who have been following this pandemic know it’s evolving and spreading with confirmed cases as close as Montreal. The biggest hurdle for public safety is that people don’t have to be exhibitingContinue Reading

HAWKESBURY OPP INVESTIGATING DEATH AND RESIDENTIAL FIRE SIU Invokes Mandate (HAWKESBURY, ON) – On February 11, 2020 shortly before 11:00 a.m. members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to assist court officials at a residence on Devista Boulevard in Alfred and Plantagenet Township.  A maleContinue Reading

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On February 9, 2020 shortly after midnight, members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at a residence on Abbott Street in Hawkesbury. There was an altercation as officers attempted to arrest an individual at the scene. Once arrested, the suspectContinue Reading

WORKPLACE INCIDENT RESULTS IN DEATH (ALFRED-PLANTAGENET TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Monday February 3, 2020 at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the Alfred-Plantagenet Fire Department responded to a fatal incident at an agricultural field near Concession Road-3 and BoltContinue Reading