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 […]

Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

CFN –  With Constitution Day (March 29th) fast approaching, a survey commissioned by the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) has revealed a startling lack of basic knowledge among Canadians about Canada’s Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Among other findings: •Barely half of Canadians surveyed (53%) knew that Canada’s original constitution came into force on […]

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 […]

Bill 14 – I’m Boycotting Quebec Until After Labour Day. Are you? by Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2013

Bill 14 – I’m Boycotting Quebec Until After Labour Day.  Are you?  by Jamie Gilcig – March 13, 2013

CFN –  Is it time to boycott all things Quebec?   A boycott is a severe thing; but with Bill 14 looming and the strange occurrences since the last election there that never seem to be resolved could it be best if people give La Belle Province a wide berth for awhile? Don’t get me wrong; as […]

Are We Progressing or Regressing? by Jacqueline Milner

Are We Progressing or Regressing?  by Jacqueline Milner

  Are we progressing or regressing? What the heck are we doing folks?  I attended a community gathering last week which was organized by one of our local non-profits; what I would describe as an environmental organization which featured speakers from another environmental organization.  I knew the talk would touch on tree cover and was […]

When Trees Die…So Do We by Jacqueline Milner

When Trees Die…So Do We by Jacqueline Milner

I think many of us have heard about the emerald ash borer which arrived in North America from overseas in 2002. This insect thrives on and consequently kills ash trees within 4 years of infestation. We have witnessed the impact this little bug is having on our landscape as once living treed areas in our […]

CFN interviews Montrealer Aimee Davison – Should Anglos Speak English Only as a Protest & a lot more! VIDEO

CFN interviews Montrealer Aimee Davison – Should Anglos Speak English Only as a Protest & a lot more! VIDEO

CFN – Aimee Davison talks alot.  And she’s reversed a trend in that she’s migrated to Quebec as opposed to leaving it; but Pauline Marois and her PQ government’s policies have irked the Actor, Model, and Internet Diva to the point that she’s decided to not speak French anymore  in certain situations and went to the […]

CFN looking for MEDIA SALES REPS – Cornwall, Ottawa, Montreal, Brockville – CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN looking for MEDIA SALES REPS – Cornwall, Ottawa, Montreal, Brockville – CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Are you an experienced media sales rep? Tired of being jerked around by BIG media? Are you good with people and care about your community? Now is the time to join the largest media outlet in Eastern Ontario! CFN is looking for one media sales vet and two Juniors to help tackle our growing market! […]

Does Stephen Harper Want Quebec Out of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig December 5, 2012

Does Stephen Harper Want Quebec Out of Canada?  by Jamie Gilcig December 5, 2012

CFN –  While new Quebec Premier opened ugly sides of racism and linguistic hate in the last election that saw her gain a minority victory questions have to be asked “What of Stephen Harper’s Quebec strategy?” And there is one.    Our Prime Minister is primarily known as a Politician of Strategy.   There’s not […]

Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Canadian Debt Clock Passing $600 Billion Dollar Mark

Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Canadian Debt Clock Passing $600 Billion Dollar Mark

Re:  Canadian ‘debt clock’ passes $600 billion mark http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/canadian-debt-clock-passes-600-billion-mark-1.1052931 According to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), the federal debt works out to $17,200 for every person in the country.  But that $600 billion foregone by the government is now in the hands of the private sector, and if you divide by the Canadian population, it […]

Canadian Flag Gets to Stay in Quebec Legislature – a few thoughts…. November 22, 2012

Canadian Flag Gets to Stay in Quebec Legislature – a few thoughts…. November 22, 2012

CFN –  Too many Canadians take being Canadian for granted.  In Quebec our flag finally, with the support of two political parties is now standing again in the Quebec legislature. To Yves-Francois Blanchet of the PQ who requested the removal of our flag; turn in your passport sir. And while you’re at it denounce the benefits […]

Pilgrims join Alexandria-Cornwall’s Bishop for trek to Kahnawake’s Kateri Shrine & St. Joseph’s Oratory

Pilgrims join Alexandria-Cornwall’s Bishop for trek to Kahnawake’s Kateri Shrine & St. Joseph’s Oratory

CFN – As reported here on CFN, North America’s first Native saint, Kateri Tekakwitha, was canonized at the Vatican on October 21. Understandably, not everyone who wishes to celebrate that fact was able to fly to Rome for the ceremony and related festivities. Bishops from six dioceses in this general area (Ottawa, Gatineau, Kingston, Pembroke, Mont-Laurier […]

CFN introduces our new Montreal Hockey Columnist Lyndsey Elizabeth! Habs, Hockey, & the Lockout – November 2, 2012

CFN introduces our new Montreal Hockey Columnist Lyndsey Elizabeth! Habs, Hockey, & the Lockout –  November 2, 2012

CFN –  I have dreamed of being a journalist ever since I was a little girl. Growing up in Montreal as an aspiring journalist the subject matter was endless. I could’ve written about biker gangs, the mafia, political corruption, language wars or any form of art imaginable. However one thing stood out above everything else, […]

Montreal Transit Worker Alleged Physical Act & Racial Intolerence Over Use of English – October 30, 2012

Montreal Transit Worker Alleged Physical Act & Racial Intolerence Over Use of English – October 30, 2012

CFN–  Another instance of Language Intolerance in Quebec.  Not surprising at this point although most people know that these are rare instances and not something supported by the majority of Quebecers. LINK The issue is until officials start firing these people or large lawsuits are won things won’t change.    In this world you have […]

Lily of the Mohawks: North America’s First Aboriginal Saint – by Don Smith

Lily of the Mohawks: North America’s First Aboriginal Saint – by Don Smith

CFN – In Akwesasne, in Kahnawake, in North York, on Manitoulin Island, in Midland and elsewhere in Canada and the U.S., First Nations people and non-aboriginals alike are celebrating a first. Earlier today, World Mission Sunday, following in the footsteps of Paul VI and John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new Saints. Two […]

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