A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

This call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was  issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario. WHEN: Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12 noon (sharp) to 1 pm WHERE: Kingston, Ottawa (details below) and many other sites across eastern Canada Bring your banners. Bring your voices. Together we can stop the release of GM alfalfa. Monsanto’s genetically […]

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Submitted Media Release…April 4, 2013. Some 65 species have been waiting and waiting for habitat protection – on average for 19 years Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection this summer under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions to the act. A […]

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 […]

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 […]

Day 3 results from OCAA golf championships – Humber College’s Mark Hoffman pulls a come from behind victory! October 6, 2011

Day 3 results from OCAA golf championships – Humber College’s Mark Hoffman pulls a come from behind victory!  October 6, 2011

  CFN – Humber College’s Mark Hoffman came from behind to win the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association individual men’s golf championship, hosted by St. Lawrence College at the Cornwall Golf and Country Club. He also helped his school win a sixth straight provincial title. Hoffman shot a four-under-par 68 on the third and final day […]

Former Vikings men’s basketball player, Remy Simpson, becomes women’s team coach – October 5, 2011

Former Vikings men’s basketball player, Remy Simpson, becomes women’s team coach – October 5, 2011

  Kingston ON – St. Lawrence College is pleased to announce the hiring of Remy Simpson as the new head coach for the Vikings women’s basketball team.   Simpson is a familiar face at St. Lawrence College, as he was a member of the Vikings men’s basketball team from 2004 to 2006 and 2008 to […]

Star Tek Drops 300 Jobs in Kingston and Shutters One Outlet – Cornwall Ontario former employees organize gathering – June 12, 2011

Star Tek Drops 300 Jobs in Kingston and Shutters One Outlet – Cornwall Ontario former employees organize gathering – June 12, 2011

Cornwall ON – Star Tek is letting  310 employees go and shutting down one of its sites in Kingston.  The company announced 100 new positions at its remaining Kingston location.    The company also has not made further notices in Cornwall where nearly 400 employees were given notices a while back.   Here in Cornwall […]

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