Big Losers in Quebec Election Are Anglophones – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 4, 2012

Big Losers in Quebec Election Are Anglophones – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – September 4, 2012

CFN –  With rumblings of tonight’s election giving Pauline Marois a government of some sort the biggest losers will be Anglophone Quebecers. Ms. Marois and her party have already stated some very punitive actions to come in a PQ government, but even if only a minority government surely the limits will be pushed on the […]

Language Fairness demanded of people in Glass “House” in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

Language Fairness demanded of people in Glass “House” in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

CFN – This morning, symbolically standing in solidarity with non-Francophones in the neighbouring province of Quebec, some members of the area’s Language Fairness for All and the Ottawa-based Canadians for Language Fairness groups brought their latest Act of Activism to Cornwall’s Federal building on Water Street, across from the Civic Complex and Marina 200.  They […]

OPEN STUDIOS – ATELIERS PORTES OUVERTES – Art Tour in Hemingford Quebec – September 8th & 9th 2012

OPEN STUDIOS – ATELIERS PORTES OUVERTES – Art Tour in Hemingford Quebec – September 8th & 9th 2012

CFN –  Twelve Hemmingford Artists will open their studios to the public on September 8th & 9th, from 10:00 – 5:00. This will coincide with the Roxham Woolgathering, which takes place at the same time. Brochures are available at D’Antan General Store, 477 Champlain Ave. (Route 202) in the centre of Hemmingford village, at the Woolgathering, 332 […]

No English Language Debate for Pauline Marois. Imagine?! Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – August 4, 2012

No English Language Debate for Pauline Marois.  Imagine?!  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – August 4, 2012

CFN – You have to love PQ leader Pauline Marois if you want language laws reviewed in Canada.   Official bilingualism has cost our great country billions of dollars since implemention, but what it’s chiefly done is create this special class of civil servant which grossly favours those with a French background. The question is […]

Senseless Murder of Wicca the Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Montreal Leads to Protest – Friday July 27, 2012 UPDATED VIDEO

Senseless Murder of Wicca the Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Montreal Leads to Protest – Friday July 27, 2012  UPDATED VIDEO

CFN –  Thousands are mourning the senseless murder of Wicca, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier became a victim of what happens when Bureaucrats go crazy. The actual documentation of this case is what makes it most bizarre.  No hospital reports.  No bite marks.  No actual testimony of a bite.  No real process to deal with the […]

Sushi Girl – Expendables Meets Reservoir Dogs at Fantasia Film Fest – International Preme Sold OUT – HD VIDEO

Sushi Girl – Expendables Meets Reservoir Dogs at Fantasia Film Fest – International Preme Sold OUT – HD VIDEO

CFN –  Not too many first time directors sell out 700 seat halls for their debuts, but that’s exactly what Kern Saxton has done with his labour of love, Sushi Girl which makes its International Premiere at the 16th Annual Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal ! Teaming up with his homeys Writer/Producer Destin Pfaff,  Neal Allen Fischer, […]

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

CFN – Did the headline peak your curiosity?  Mine, too!  A few days ago I was handed a clipped advertisement announcing two public presentations on the topic, one in Green Valley yesterday and the other in Cornwall today.  So, off we went to the presentation earlier this evening at Ontario Power Generation’s St. Lawrence Development […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor- Montreal Student Strike – Searching for Compromise is Getting More Difficult

Letter to the Editor- Montreal Student Strike – Searching for Compromise is Getting More Difficult

Searching for Compromise is getting more difficult Has the word compromise disappeared from our public discourse? Has there been any compromise in the Quebec Students Strike? Over the past few weeks, a number of well-known reporters have written excellent articles that examine various aspects of the students strike from looking deeply into the excitement of […]

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

Is the Montreal Student Strike the End of Canada as We Know it?  Editorial by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Ah what interesting times we live in…   The Montreal Student protest is becoming International news.  Countless pieces have been written about it by hundreds of people… As a former Montrealer who grew up during the 70’s, the heart of linguistic purges in Quebec I saw first hand how Quebec language politics work. […]