AUGUST 28, 2021 – Scary times and scary days during this election. With Covid-19 numbers rising it appears that the Anti Vax faction is starting to boil over. Based mostly on delusional ignorance, anger at just about every other issue, and in many cases simple mental illness, most Canadians areContinue Reading

AUGUST 25, 2021 – It’s always bewildering to see how ignorant and petty some of the political classes can be. Or why those with the thinnest skin are attracted to politics? I mean, if you can’t take legitimate criticism or questions from the media perhaps politics isn’t for you? CFN,Continue Reading

MAY 31, 2021 – Dr. David Williams has come under fire during the War against Covid-19 in Ontario. His counsel and decisions have left the province and government open to abuse and ridicule. While it’s late in the game; hopefully Ontario can avoid a fourth wave of the virus thatContinue Reading

MAY 30, 2021 – The Habs allowed 2500 rabid fans to attend game six of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs which was a cathartic celebration for those who have endured the Covid-19 Pandemic, but it wasn’t a high risk US style move. It was a reward forContinue Reading

MAY 28, 2021 – Having personally seen how bad the level of injustice is led by corruption and incompetence in Eastern Ontario, and watched a case with Judge Deborah Kinsella allowing a senior mentally delayed man to be violated by a crown and nearly end up in jail for aContinue Reading

May 25, 2021 –The Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) is calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments to lead the way by creating recovery solutions and a phased-in approach. OBIAA says that by creating a phased strategy, we can begin to create balance – a balance which includes physical, mental andContinue Reading

APRIL 9, 2021 – During the evening of April 8, 2021, members from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a large gathering outside of a business on Clothier Street East, in the Municipality of North Grenville. The OPP received numerous requests to attend the area,Continue Reading

APRIL 6, 2021 – A wave of teachers walking from schools as they push for vaccines seems to be have hit Cornwall. Principal Jennifer Perry cites a staff shortage while claiming that there is only one case in the school. According to the letter in person learning is scheduled toContinue Reading

March 31, 2021 – One would think after a year of a world wide pandemic that best practices would be the rule of the day for the largest province in Canada. Sadly we have failed, and that failure starts at the top. Too many rules without enforcement send the wrongContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – CFN collates Covid-19 info on our main facebook page. As many know, yours truly has been focused on Covid since December 2019 and trying, many times facing abuse, to get authorities and stores in Cornwall to take the Pandemic seriously. Many times it feels like Noah’sContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 13, 2021 – Being an Independent media outlet is a challenge. It was before Covid-19, but during the pandemic many media outlets have been decimated with thousands of journalists and broadcasters losing their jobs. CFN is on life support. It has been in the red now for several yearsContinue Reading

JANUARY 31, 2021 – Are Ontario’s rural doctors the forgotten victims of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? It’s a question that health care workers who serve significant communities north of the GTA and 401-corridor ask themselves as the months tick by and the number of cases and outbreaks swell. For theseContinue Reading

JANUARY 24, 2021 – Anyone following the tragic deaths in our long-term care homes knows that this sector of our province has been largely ignored over time by both the present Ontario government and previous ones. Out of sight out of mind would be a good description- until of courseContinue Reading

Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, recently released her annual report, causing a political backlash from government officials being called out on mismanagement, lack of proper oversight, misuse of taxpayer dollars, and much more. It seems that some years, this audit of the provincial government truly shocks Canadians with scandal, butContinue Reading

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19Continue Reading

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive baubleContinue Reading

DECEMBER 5, 2020 – Anti Mask advocate & #covidiot Randy Hillier, sitting MPP of Perth, was steaming after his son was tasered by OPP in an infraction regarding the wearing of masks in a local pup in Perth. From the OPP TWO CHARGED AFTER DISTURBANCE IN DOWNTOWN PERTH (PERTH, ON) –Continue Reading

NOVEMBER 27, 2020 – Finally, after numerous flagrant violations of Emergency Health orders regarding gatherings, wearing of masks, and social distancing, rampaging MPP Randy Hillier has finally been ticketed by police at Queen’s Park. MPP Hillier, part of a anti mask rally in Cornwall last Saturday that was supported byContinue Reading

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – It’s like telling a kid that if they don’t do what you tell them ABSOLUTELY nothing will be done to them. A stern looking Premier Ford and a scared in the headlights Christine Elliot finished their live press conference. There was much rending of garments, warnings,Continue Reading

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 – It’s great to be able to use tax money to promote your causes. It’s one of the perks of getting elected. However in 2020 we’re in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19. While Cornwall has either been really lucky with low case numbers, orContinue Reading

JULY 14, 2020 – As I sit here I fear for my community. I fear that our leadership is failing again by not clearly mandating the wearing of masks and not enforcing what laws and rules are in place. That’s not a mix for success and it doesn’t make senseContinue Reading

JUNE 7. 2020 – Like a bad horror movie we are seeing political hypocrites put the health and safety of this community in peril. COVID 19 still has no true treatment and no cure. There is no vaccine for it. Cornwall is a city where if you end up inContinue Reading

Editor’s Note: In eleven years publishing of this newspaper there has not been one notice regarding a Jewish Holiday. Not a single one. And we’ve offered our MPs, MPPs, and City Council heavily discounted rates to post one. IE, that means they were aware. Does one have to belong toContinue Reading

APRIL 20, 2020 – It’s boggling that an entity that is supposed to serve public health is boycotting this newspaper and refusing to release info that supposedly is meant to save and protect lives. That’s exactly what Dr. Paul Roumeliotis is doing. While many can understand that people don’t likeContinue Reading

There will be a time to hold the many accountable for the utter disaster we are facing. Today is not that time. Some of you reading this most likely not be here when that time comes. We are facing a lock down of 4-6 months, and most likely will seeContinue Reading

A package with a glossy card, and other objects has been arriving all around Cornwall inviting the public to attend a church gathering at Aultstille Theatre (approximately 700 seats) for April 10, 2020. This would appear to be in violation of Ontario Emergency orders. We will update as more informationContinue Reading

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TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding a tentative agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA): “Our Government achieved our foremost priority – landing a good deal with a teachers’ union that advances the priorities of students and parents. We are pleasedContinue Reading

TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province’s third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved: “On January 31, we reported a confirmed case located in London, Ontario. Additional testing has been conducted by both the Public Health Ontario Laboratory andContinue Reading

Bratty Conservative MPP Amanda Simard, who caused a huge storm against Premier Doug Ford, has walked the floor. Ironically the decision comes after another of those wacky corrupt Burke women was given a plum gig that it appears Ms Simard was expecting to get. I mean, it must feel bad,Continue Reading

A new report by Feed Ontario reveals a 27 percent increase in the number of individuals with employment income accessing food banks over the last three years TORONTO, Dec. 02, 2019 — Feed Ontario, formerly the Ontario Association of Food Banks, released its 2019 Hunger Report today, revealing that 510,438Continue Reading