AUGUST 15, 2021 – When I started CFN back in February of 2009 I never, ever, expected to see it evolve the way it did. I expected to build a small, local newspaper which focused on our community in a refreshing Gonzo way. I had been taught that journalism wasContinue Reading

July 9, 2021 – Cornwall is a scary place. It’s upside down and the very worst of human qualities seem to float to the top. In this case an old foul mouthed corrupt red neck named Glen Grant has been appointed as mayor for nearly half a term by hisContinue Reading

JUNE 25, 2021 – Stories like this are hard to write. Generally we only publish based on hard facts, but in the case multiple sources stated that CPS future Police Chief allegedly was caught driving a non CPS vehicle on Highway 138 at over 150KM which is nearly double theContinue Reading

MAY 6, 2021 – You can’t fight City Hall it appears. No surprises as Cornwall Police Service Chief Danny Aikman announced his retirement after only a few years as police chief. The push by the Mayor’s camp for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to get the top seat was much discussedContinue Reading

OCTOBER 13, 2020 – After a very long process Cornwall Police Service Cst Brendan Wells saw Greg Walton, retired Superintendent recommend his termination due to his work behavior. No mention of the decision has been seen on the CPS social media channels. FULL DECISION LINK The decision goes back toContinue Reading

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – We covered the July 2020 numbers HERE. 1363 Calls for Service July 2020 1376 Calls for Service August 2020 Unwanted Person 42 Trouble with Youth 24 Threats 20 Theft 52 Sudden Death 5 Shop Lift 29 Sexual Assault 7 Neighbor Disputes 29 Motor Vehicle Collision 95Continue Reading

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Can you imagine a City police service refusing to answer emails to its largest newspaper? Most can’t, but that’s what we have to work with here at CFN as Media person Stephanie MacRae, Chief Danny Aikman, and Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart refuse to answer a singleContinue Reading

MAY 24, 2020 – It’s odd how people react to COVID 19. There are those that take it seriously, and those that take it so lightly they compare it to a common flu. What we know is that we don’t know enough about this virus yet. We know we don’tContinue Reading

SD&G OPP CHARGE SOUTH STORMONT MAN WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENCES (SOUTH STORMONT, ON) – Members of the SD&G Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit assisted by the OPP Digital Forensic Unit , Child Sexual Exploitation Unit of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC), TheContinue Reading

The problem with being corrupt and or incompetent is that it creates a culture, such as exists in the Cornwall Police Service. From the politicization of the force, to hiding truth from the public, enforcing some laws on some, and not on others, and not holding officers accountable like whatContinue Reading

I swear you can’t make up this utter and complete waste of money. The Bank of Montreal building is not a former theatre. It does not have parking. It will take millions of dollars to create a black box theatre that will be a white elephant in a community thatContinue Reading

With news of the Canadian Government sending Princess Diamond Cruise ship victims of the COVID-19 to NAV CAN in Cornwall Ontario; a non secure facility near the US border and close to Montreal and Ottawa, sources are saying that they have already had a Virus Scare. The Eastern Ontario HeathContinue Reading

Editor’s note. There are at least 9 missing calls for service compared to the police map. Some of the calls the Cornwall police, according to their own data, are refusing to include in the blotter are calls for service for: 1 Threats 1 Sudden Death 1 Sexual Assault 4 MotorContinue Reading

DANGEROUS OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, MISCHIEF, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Barry Gorman, 60, of Cornwall was arrested on February 6th, 2020 and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and mischief for obstructing the lawful operation of property. He was also charged with three counts of breach ofContinue Reading

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms ( represents journalist Andrew Lawton and True North Centre for Public Policy (True North) as they continue their challenge of the Federal Leaders’ Debates Commission’s last minute decision to deny True North its media accreditation for the election debate last October. The Commission informed True North on FridayContinue Reading

WARRANT, FAIL TO APPEAR PRINTS, THEFT UNDER $5000, ASSAULT POLICE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Amanda Lalonde, 35, of Cornwall was arrested on January 31st, 2020 on the strength of a warrant for failing to attend court on January 21st, 2020. She was also charged with the following: • Failing toContinue Reading

Editor’s Note: As many of you who read our blotters know we have been asking the Cornwall Police to be more transparent. They have refused and in fact are now refusing to answer basic email queries from CFN. Again, all CFN has asked for is what the SD&G OPP andContinue Reading

POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, FRAUD UNDER $5000 Cornwall, ON – Ryan Migneault, 28, of Cornwall was arrested on January 15th, 2020 and charged with possession of property obtained by crime and fraud under $5000. It is alleged the man sold a stolen snowmobile to someone and police wereContinue Reading

The Cornwall police are a financially over bloated and under performing service. There are some great officers there, but it’s leadership frankly…. The Police are now refusing to respond to basic questions from this newspaper. Whether it’s connected to the allegations against Chief Danny Aikman, which we haven’t even publishedContinue Reading

SUSPICIOUS PERSON – CHARGED (SOUTH STORMONT,ON) – On December 16 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m, Stormont Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a suspicious person on Headline Road, South Stormont Township. Officers located an individual with various improvised explosive devices (suspected Molotov cocktails) within aContinue Reading