Insects…an intricate part of the circle of life by Jacqueline Milner.

There are so many life forms that surround us, especially this time of the year.  Crawling, flying, hanging insects are eveywhere, above and below ground.  These tiny creatures are intricately connected to each and everyone of us and I’m certain help to maintain a healthy balance of our world in ways that we have yet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Note to Earth Matters from Friends of Hillsburgh regarding Water, Nestle – Hillsburgh permit renewal application.

Note to Earth Matters from Friends of Hillsburgh regarding Water, Nestle – Hillsburgh permit renewal application.

Last spring you attended a showing of “BOTTLED LIFE” at the Erin Legion and I felt you deserved an update. Nestle had applied for a ten year renewal of the existing permit, but also requested a “spike rate” of an additional 10% on the maximum quantity withdrawn. Despite significant public disapproval and Erin Council voting […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rob Ford Done- Booted from Office – Should Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger be Next? Post your comment below.

Rob Ford Done- Booted from Office – Should Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger be Next?  Post your comment below.

CFN – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was turfed from office today.     The humiliation of office comes from the arrogance of his conflict of interest. There really was no surprise no real other option Justice Charles Hackland who stated: “His actions were not done by reason of inadvertence or a good faith error of […]

Will Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Resign Over Conflict of Interest Scandal?

Will Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Resign Over Conflict of Interest Scandal?

CFN – I know.  It’s going to take some Herculean magic for Mayor Rob Ford to continue in Toronto.  Another case of another arrogant politician making up the rules as he goes and sees fit. There are so many Rob Ford’isms it’s astonishing to realize that Toronto in its wisdom actually elected this gentleman in […]

Cask Days Festival in Toronto Ontario – October 27th & 28th, 2012

Cask Days Festival in Toronto Ontario –  October 27th & 28th, 2012

CFN – October has become Ontario’s annual month to celebrate cask-conditioned ale. A term for unfiltered, unpasteurized, naturally carbonated beer that undergoes a secondary fermentation in the cask (container). Once tapped, cask-ale – also referred to as “real ale”, has only a few days to be consumed at its peak; We call these days Cask Days. […]

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Vic Public House in Toronto with Karin Walkey & Guest Actor Musician Gary Farmer

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT at the Vic Public House in Toronto with Karin Walkey & Guest Actor Musician Gary Farmer

CFN – “Wow, Mom, ….. I googled Gary Farmer’s band, the Troublemaker’s they’re great, the lead guitarist is electric,” my son Carl chirped when I returned from reviewing the The Vic Public House at 580 Church Street in Toronto Ontario. Blues singer, actor, director …. I couldn’t believe my luck when Gary Farmer, penciled me […]

Canadian & Ontario Libertarian Party Show Their Colours at Toronto Pride Rally!

Canadian & Ontario Libertarian Party Show Their Colours at Toronto Pride Rally!

CFN – For the first time in their history the Ontario Libertarian Party and the Libertarian Party of Canada, were both represented at the Toronto Pride Parade, July 1, 2012. Ontario Party leader Allen Small was there helping to carry the provincial party banner. He commented that he was amazed at the number of people […]

Ask Captain Dan: What advice will you give to a person who is on the plane for the first time ? Our Resident Pilot Answers Flight Questions.

Ask Captain Dan: What advice will you give to a person who is on the plane for the first time ? Our Resident Pilot Answers Flight Questions.

Toronto ON – Pilot Dan Baz is answering your flying questions here on the Cornwall Free News. If you have a question about flying you can email Captain Dan or post below. Question What advice will you give to a person who is on the plane for the first time ?Question asked by Excebia Answer Simply, […]

City of Toronto to host 2012 Ontario Summer Games – Official One Year to Go Celebration August 16th !

City of Toronto to host 2012 Ontario Summer Games – Official One Year to Go Celebration August 16th !

Toronto ON – The City of Toronto, together with the Honourable Margarett Best, Minister of Health Promotion and Sport; Holly Abraham, Chair of the Sport Alliance of Ontario; Rahul Bhardwaj, Chair of the Toronto 2012 Ontario Summer Games Organizing Committee, and Olympian Crispin Duenas will join in a celebration officially announcing “One Year To Go” […]