CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More! CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

The Cornwall Free News is looking to share our platform with more writers, photographers, videographers, and artists this year. Do you have a burning passion about a subject or your community? If you want exposure what better place?  If you want a soapbox where your voice will be heard this is the spot for you! […]

Merry Christmas Greetings on Cornwall Free News! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Merry Christmas Greetings on Cornwall Free News!   CLICK FOR DETAILS

Special Offer for all of our CFN viewers! Buying cards, filling them out, Canada Post! Save on the high cost of mailing out Christmas and Holiday cards by purchasing a greeting on CFN! You can post your image, photo or even video greeting with a short message for only $29.95! Friends, family and people from […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner Where did my meal come from?

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner Where did my meal come from?

CFN – I was given a book by a friend not too long ago which I am just getting around to reading, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan.  So much interesting information…”Our ingenuity in feeding ourselves is prodigious, but at various points our technologies come into conflict with nature’s […]

Bees Matter. They feed us, they need our help…NOW. by Jacqueline Milner

Bees Matter.  They feed us, they need our help…NOW.   by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Yes this is the Earth Matters column.  We are changing the title of this column for today out of respect and consideration for all this little flying animal does for us each day.  Bees, which are critical to our food supply are experiencing immense life challenges due to the hand of man.  They […]

Earth Friendly solutions for packing lunches and scrubbing the throne by Jacqueline Milner.

Earth Friendly solutions for packing lunches and scrubbing the throne by Jacqueline Milner.

  CFN – I just love coming across items that help me accomplish my daily needs and are additionally  “earth friendly”.  These are two items that caught my eye and prompted me to open my wallet to purchase in the last week. The first item is the ECO Lunchbox.  The item came with minimal packaging […]

Pollutants Threaten Iconic Canadian Bird – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

Pollutants Threaten Iconic Canadian Bird – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – For all Canadian Cottage goers and summer water seekers the sight and sounds of the Common Loon lift the spirit and add that special something to a retreat spent away from the ‘day to day’ in our down-time spent near the water. The soul stirring call of Canada’s Iconic Loon is experiencing challenges […]

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

  So much going on these days…talks of Genetically Modified (GM) salmon out East, GM alfalfa hay, another oil spill down south………………STOP THE MADNESS…..please!! Amid all this talk of Franken-food and the hand of man slapping our Sacred Earth once again with the consequences of dirty oil and GM-food, I can’t help but wonder why […]

What is my part in this? Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

  Did we (man) ever take into consideration how our own actions would affect our community before proceeding with a project or deed?  We seem to be quick to take on a ‘killing’ mentality when we are met with a perceived threat.  I see one of the biggest threats to our own selves is our […]

It is International Forest Day…today? by Jacqueline Milner

It is International Forest Day…today?  by Jacqueline Milner

Yes today is International Forest Day folks.  For those of you able to, get out there and enjoy all that our trees and natural landscapes have to offer.   Consider the fresh air, the wonderful movements and sounds of the birds and crawling critters and the symphony of the wind amidst the branches. Breathe in the […]

Ready to “Act for the Planet”? by Jacqueline Milner

Ready to “Act for the Planet”? by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Earth Day month is just around the corner, a great time to consider what small change I can incorporate into my day to day to help transform my community and world into a more hospitable, healthy place. We have all heard the expression that “small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can […]

Walk for Peace June 30th – The Next Generation 30th Anniversary 1982 – 2012 VANCOUVER BC

Walk for Peace June 30th   – The Next Generation  30th Anniversary 1982 – 2012 VANCOUVER BC

CFN – The year was 1982. Against the backdrop of the escalating nuclear arms race, 168 different groups cooperated to create Vancouver’s first Walk For Peace; 35,000 people gathered that first year, followed by 65,000 in 1983 and by 1984 we were 100,000 strong. We gathered at Kitsilano Beach forming a river of people that […]

2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship to Victoria BC – October 19, 2011

2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship to Victoria BC – October 19, 2011

CFN – The City of Victoria, British Columbia has been awarded the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, it was confirmed today in a joint announcement by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA). The championship will be held at the 6,500-seat Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre from March 30-April 7, 2013, the […]

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC – A Vote for Mr. Harper A Vote to End our Parliamentary System? – April 16, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC – A Vote for Mr. Harper A Vote to End our Parliamentary System? – April 16, 2011

Dear Editor, Is trashing democracy ok? Mr. Harper has abused every watchdog, every potential oversight, every attempt (from others) at making government transparent. He has refused to report to parliament and grossly misstates activities and budgets when he does. . He has prorogued parliament to avoid accountability. Those are facts. Doesn’t a vote for more […]

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC on Nuclear Safety and the Harper Government – March 30, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC on Nuclear Safety and the Harper Government – March 30, 2011

Dear Editor, What does the nuclear crises in Japan, Chernobyl and our federal election have in common? Mr. Harper’s administration has been responsible for Canada’s Chalk river nuclear facility, which had two Maple reactors that were unstable during normal operation plus a fifty year old reactor that was 20 years beyond its expected lifespan. During […]

Letter to the Editor by DJ Skinner of Victoria BC – Border Management and Canadian Autonomy – March 23, 2011

Letter to the Editor by DJ Skinner of Victoria BC – Border Management and Canadian Autonomy – March 23, 2011

Victoria BC – Mr. D.J. Skinner of Victoria, British Columbia wants Canadians to participate in the Government’s Beyond Border Working Group.   Here is his Letter to the Editor: Thank you for the opportunity to provide input regarding the proposed border management Plan. There are many aspects of border management that can be improved. 1. […]

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria British Columbia Not Happy With MP’s Elections Canada Statements – March 2, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria British Columbia Not Happy With MP’s Elections Canada Statements – March 2, 2011

Dear Editor, Sixty-seven conservative candidates knowingly submitted false statements to Elections Canada, including 10 conservative members of parliament. . The matter has been tried in court and they have been found guilty by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal for falsifying returns. . The appropriate legal remedy for violating the elections act is that they […]