Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

CFN – Throughout the season, Upper Canada Village has been hosting a series of special theme weekends. This Friday to Sunday will see the village play host to more than 50 natural horsemanship enthusiasts from across the region.  Several trainers and riders from North American Equine Trainers headquartered in Alberta, Kastle Rock Gypsy Farm in Malloytown and […]

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

    CFN – I have to say that this year at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage has been phenomenal. So many very talented performers have graced the stage and shared not only their talent but a glimpse of their personal lives as related to their songs. The board and volunteers need to give themselves […]

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

  From Left to right: Angela Besner, Account Manager, BDC; Candy Pollard, Business Consultant, Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre; Ravinder Banga, Loans Officer, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Charlene MacLennan, Senior Advisor Grants and Projects, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Keith Kerr, Commercial Accounts Manager, RBC; Nicole Sullivan, Economic Development Officer, Township of South Dundas.   […]

Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

CFN –  There is so much more to dining than simple eating.  A rushed lunch is very different than a leisurely meal with loved ones or friends; where time disappears over the sounds and smells of a communal meal. True dining in many areas is a declining experience in that less and less places of fine dining […]

Pond Hockey in Ingleside, Dining in Morrisburg – Family Day Weekend, West of Cornwall Ontario By Reg Coffey

Pond Hockey in Ingleside, Dining in Morrisburg – Family Day Weekend, West of Cornwall Ontario By Reg Coffey

CFN – I almost forgot that this was a long weekend. When you work for yourself you tend to forget these things but having my wife home for three days in a row was cause for celebration. Our extended weekend started on Friday night in Morrisburg at the Russel Manor Bistro for a much earned […]

Canadian Singer Songwriter Jadea Kelly in Morrisburg by Reg Coffey, January 29, 2012

Canadian Singer Songwriter Jadea Kelly in Morrisburg by Reg Coffey, January 29, 2012

    CFN – Jadea Kelly, an exciting new Canadian music talent is performing on the Vinyl Café at the Upper Canada Playhouse this weekend and I got a chance to interview her. Jadea is a lovely young lady as well as being very talented and just happens to be roommate with Melanie Brulee formerly […]

Don Ross & Graham Greer at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey, January 23, 2012

Don Ross & Graham Greer at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey, January 23, 2012

CFN – We had a real treat Saturday night when two fabulously talented musicians took the stage in Morrisburg. The stage was sold out again. Graham Greer, a well recognized local talent and new Communications Coordinator for the Aultsville Theatre, went on first and entertained the audience with his casual banter and flawless renditions of […]

Hot Jazz at The St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – December 7, 2011

Hot Jazz at The St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – December 7, 2011

CFN – This past Saturday, Dec 3 2011, The St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage hosted something a little different, a night of jazz. At least it was different from what I have encountered there. And I would have encountered it on Sturday if I wasn’t at the Ingleside Tree Lighting Ceremony. Unfortunately I couldn’t be […]

Intimate Acoustics at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – 6 HD Videos! November 22, 2011

Intimate Acoustics at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – 6 HD Videos! November 22, 2011

CFN – This past Saturday night the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg presented another fantastic evening of music on stage as well as a display of visual artists in the hallway. The performance on this night included 6 “emerging artists” who each performed 3 songs, starting with a CFN favourite, Mélanie Brûlée formerly of […]

Photo of the Day by John Lester of JL Computers in Cornwall Ontario – Geese Overhead – November 13, 2011

Photo of the Day by John Lester of JL Computers in Cornwall Ontario –  Geese Overhead – November 13, 2011

CFN – John Lester of JL Computers is not just a pretty face and Technology Guru.  He shoots some amazing photos.   This one is of Geese overhead heading south for the winter near Morrisburg, Ontario. If you wish to submit your photo of the day and have an interesting photo you wish to share […]

More Great Talent at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg Ontario – Del Barber & Brea Lawrenson by Reg Coffey – 30 October 2011

More Great Talent at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg Ontario – Del Barber & Brea Lawrenson  by Reg Coffey – 30 October 2011

CFN – This months performances at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage once again included some great Canadian talent in the form of Del Barber and Brea Lawrenson. Brea Lawrenson is a 24 year old singer-songwriter who shows plenty of poise, determination and confidence on the stage. This is a return engagement for Brea and since […]

THE HARTFORD RETIREMENT CENTRE’S 4TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TEA AND SOCIAL – Saturday November 12, 2011 Morrisburg Ontario

THE HARTFORD RETIREMENT CENTRE’S 4TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TEA AND SOCIAL – Saturday November 12, 2011 Morrisburg Ontario

CFN – Come and get a head start on your Christmas Shopping. Over 14 different vendors including Happy Feet, Avon and Crafts, The Constant Knitter, Blues Bakery, Juli’s Fashions, Signature Gifts, Epicures &Spices and MANY MORE. Everyone is welcome. Saturday November 12th from 10am-2pm @ The Hartford Retirement Centre 3 Fifth Street Morrisburg ON 613.543.3984

Season Opener Concert at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage Featuring Serena Ryder by Reg Coffey – September 25, 2011

Season Opener Concert at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage Featuring Serena Ryder by Reg Coffey – September 25, 2011

CFN – On Saturday night another season of excellent acoustic music began at the St. Lawrence Stage. It was standing room only because the headline act was none other than multiple Juno award winner Serena Ryder. . Actually this was the first sold out concert for the stage. I know that I was excited to […]

Letter to the Editor – PJ Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario on Changes to Upper Canada Village – September 15, 2011

Letter to the Editor – PJ Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario on Changes to Upper Canada Village – September 15, 2011

Morrisburg ON – A visit today to Upper Canada Village is a shock.  The Rose Garden has been cleared away. Between sixty and a hundred mature trees have disappeared. Stumps mark the spots where they flourished before. .  As a result, what was once beautiful parkland in keeping with the Village’s 19th century rural-agricultural setting is now bare grassland scarred […]

First ever British Home Child Day to be held at Upper Canada Village on Sept. 28, 2011 in Morrisburg Ontario

First ever British Home Child Day to be held at Upper Canada Village on Sept. 28, 2011 in Morrisburg Ontario

Cornwall ON – The “British Home Child Day Act” or Bill 185 received Royal Assent on June 1, 2011.  Under this Private Members’ Bill, September 28 of each year is now designated as “British Home Child Day” in Ontario. From the 1860’s to the 1930’s over 100,000 children between infancy and 19 years were brought […]

Letter to the Editor – PJ Robertson on Stephen Harper and Human Rights – Morrisburg Ontario Aug 17, 2011

Letter to the Editor – PJ Robertson on Stephen Harper and Human Rights – Morrisburg Ontario Aug 17, 2011

You have to hand it to him. 2006 – He declares no way will he deal with China in view of China’s record on human rights, asserting that principle trumps the dollar. In the same year, he cancels the Kelowna Accord which has a great deal to do with human rights among Canada’s native peoples. 2011 – He travels to […]