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 […]

Liberal Del Jones of Morrisburg Ontario Looks Forward to the End of the Harper Government – LTE Aug 19, 2013

Liberal Del Jones of Morrisburg Ontario Looks Forward to the End of the Harper Government – LTE  Aug 19, 2013

Each day that passes we are one day closer to the end of the Harper government and for me that is enough motivation to work hard on behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and Justin Trudeau.   Mr. Harper’s comments that Liberals have “dangerous ideas” and their proposals are “so extreme they would make […]

Beauty Abounds by Jacqueline Milner

Beauty Abounds by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – I took some time with a friend  to explore and take in some of the natural spaces that surround us.  We started off our day at The Martintown Mill which is situated on the Raisin River.  The following two images were captured there.  The flower is about the size of my baby finger […]

Container gardening for the “land challenged” by Jacqueline Milner

Container gardening for the “land challenged” by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Many people would like to grow some food however they suppose their apartment or small living space will not allow such a project.  Believe it or not, all of us can grow a wee bit of food as long as we have access to some sun and water to feed and nourish our […]

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN –   Hey Real Estate professionals; tired of spending a fortune on advertising and marketing and not happy with your results? You will have to be at the presentation of our new Real Estate product. Save money with more results. Brokers, Agents, Mortgage Specialists, Real Estate Lawyers Cornwall – Ottawa – Toronto – Kingston […]

Summer In Full Bloom by Jacqueline Milner “Branches” Exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260, Ottawa, ON

Summer In Full Bloom by Jacqueline Milner  “Branches” Exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260, Ottawa, ON

CFN – Summer is in full bloom and I cannot think of better way to share the splendor and beauty that surrounds us each and every day than through images captured in my backyard this morning.  I just wish I could attach a file which would allow me to share the sweet smell of the milkweed blooms, the wind […]

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

CFN – Last night representatives of TransCanada Pipelines were present at the Township Council meeting to provide information on the proposed Energy East Pipeline Project which may be going through South Stormont. This was a preliminary information session to start the long process for the approval and construction of the west to east oil pipeline […]

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario. Submitted Announcements.

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario.  Submitted Announcements.

CFN – As we transition into summer, we’re pleased to pass along two family  friendly events scheduled this Friday and Saturday.  Both of these organizations celebrate the Natural World that delights and surrounds us… if we would just stop… to look… and appreciate. Grand Opening of Heartland Forest Nature Centre Niagara Falls, ON – Since Heartland […]

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage a Real Treat by Reg Coffey

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage a Real Treat by Reg Coffey

  CFN – Another great season of music is over at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage. As usual the season ended with an Intimate Acoustics night where the Stage features 6 different acts who play three songs each. This evening was just jam packed with talent with Roxanne Delage, Don Tuttle, Donna Leclair, Jenny Berkel, […]

Late Breaking News from the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences

CFN – Submitted Media Advisory What: TED Fellow and American Inventor Sonaar Luthra will be speaking in Cornwall tomorrow evening, Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 pm as a special guest of the River Institute and the US Embassy Where: The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences ( 2 St. Lawrence Drive on the St. […]

Photo of the Day by J.Milner

CFN – The skeletal remains lay in testimony to the once vibrant flora village that stood in this place.  In the distance, the robins chirped their evening prayer of thanks for all that sustained them on this bright, sunny day…especially the tall ones that remained. Check out this video about “How Trees Communicate”.   http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/05/02/how-trees-communicate-video/

Community Day at the 20th Annual River Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario.

CFN – Submitted Article – Interested in Birding, Fishing, Farming or Forests?  The St. Lawrence River Institute is hosting a Community Day, May 16th,  at St. Lawrence College Aultsville Hall, Cornwall, Ontario, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Admission is FREE and the public and students are welcome and encouraged to attend various workshops throughout […]

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

The warmer weather has finally arrived.  Wonderful!  I’m certain many of us were out getting dirty, cleaning up our yards, and perhaps readying our garden plots for some flowers and vegetables.  Many of us tend to try and get all the tasks done in one day and end up discouraged and very sore the following […]

Laurence Juber Astounding at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – April 27, 2013

Laurence Juber Astounding at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – April 27, 2013

  CFN – This night of entertainment in Morrisburg was full of surprises. First there was the announcement of the federal grant and then 18 year old singer/songwriter Brandon Roderick started the musical program followed by the incredible Laurence Juber.   This was Brandon Roderick’s second visit to the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage. Last year […]

St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg Ontario Receives Federal Grant by Reg Coffey – April 27, 2013

St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg Ontario Receives Federal Grant by Reg Coffey – April 27, 2013

CFN – At the beginning of the show last night, the board of directors had a surprise for the members of the audience. SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon took the stage to announce a federal grant of $20,000 for the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage to be spread over 2 years. MP Lauzon stated that this is […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

CFN – Sadness enveloped my heart as I witnessed a once vibrant life had been snuffed out. Many years ago I first noticed this lovely specimen.  It had taken up residence next to the post box which I travelled to on a regular basis; I couldn’t help but notice its regal stature.  The tree, a Manitoba Maple, […]

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 […]