Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

  CORNWALL ONTARIO – The September 2017 issue of the Good Times magazine has two short but very informative articles as well as other very interesting ones. “Stroke Strategy Dents Dementia” states that Ontario’s stroke prevention strategy ( since yr. 2000) found an unexpected drop of 15.4 % in new dementia cases while analysing data […]

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario –   I’m a refugee of Quebec.  One of the multitude of Anglos that left (along with a lot of  Francophones) for a multitude of reasons. I write this the day after helping empty my Mom’s Cote des Neiges apartment and finding an album of pics from the two short films I shot […]

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

Cornwall Ontario – Brand-Name Beauties Vs. Drugstore Delights Makeup can cost you a pretty penny, especially if you are buying from stores like Sephora or from websites that carry high-end makeup. But don’t be discouraged, radiant readers, because I’ve dedicated this whole column to sharing equally luscious equivalents to your favourite high-end makeup that you […]

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World? By Jamie Gilcig

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World?  By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – I’m a cheater.  Yes indeed, with my partner in CFN, Reg Coffey, roasting some of the finest beans in the region I secretly love my Mickey D’s iced coffee. Sadly though the service at our two local drive throughs is utterly and consistently dreadful.   Last week I was in line with […]

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Vacations & Relationships 080717

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Vacations & Relationships 080717

Toronto Ontario – There’s A Fine Line Between Bravery and Stupidity, My Friend. Ever feel like you in a continuous rut? Like you’re just stuck there and you can never get out? Like no matter how far you’ve come, some how it just isn’t enough and everyone expects you to be great? Life no longer […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Memories of Central Public School 080717

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Memories of Central Public School 080717

  Cornwall Ontario – Central Public School was a second home to a lot of us growing up over the years in Cornwall in the 40’s and 50’s. We went to kindergarten at age 5 for 1/2 a day and then grades 1 to 8. We attended classes from 9am to 12 and then scurried […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford #101 Painting & Tiger Tales 072417

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford #101 Painting & Tiger Tales 072417

  Cornwall Ontario – “Painting as a Pastime”, by The Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill is a book I have treasured over the years. I inherited it in the late ’60’s. It states that the hardcover edition was first published in the 1950’s in the USA by The McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc. According to information […]

South Dundas to Open Time Capsule from 1992 on July 18th at 6PM

South Dundas to Open Time Capsule from 1992 on July 18th at 6PM

Municipality to Unveil 25 Year Old Time Capsule, Bury New One   In July 1992, Council of the former Village of Morrisburg assembled to bury a time capsule with a variety of items that would reflect the way of life at the time. The capsule was meant to be opened 25 years later, during Canada’s […]

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

Canada has, as the French say, the fault of its qualities. Because it is always consensual and never revolutionary, it has relatively less drama than have had the other G-7 countries National Archives of Canada-PA-091061/ THE CANADIAN PRESS The countries that are today the G-7 leading democratic economic powers all underwent radical political changes between […]

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June 25, 2017 – 50th CGH Nursing Celebration

  Cornwall Ontario – If you wanted to see some gorgeous seniors, you should have been at the Royal Canadian Legion on the evening of June 16th. The occasion was the Annual Alumni Dinner of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing. Celebrating 50 years was the Graduating Class of 1967. 3rd row left to […]

Much Ado in Cornwall in July – Shakespeare in the Park! JULY 13, 2017

Much Ado in Cornwall in July – Shakespeare in the Park!   JULY 13, 2017

Montreal QUEBEC – From July 13 to August 15 inclusive, Repercussions Theatre presents Much Ado About Nothing for its annual family-friendly Shakespeare-in-the-Park (SITP) tour. Directed by Repercussion’s Artistic Director, Amanda Kellock, the production blends seasoned and emerging actors and designers to create a magical evening of theatre under the stars. Continuing its expansion into new neighbourhoods, […]

CATHOLIC TEACHERS AWARD YOUNG AUTHORS IN TORONTO – June 14, 2017

CATHOLIC TEACHERS AWARD YOUNG AUTHORS IN TORONTO – June 14, 2017

Toronto Ontario  — Fifty-five students across the province, from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12, have been recognized by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) for excellence in writing. The Young Authors Awards/Prix jeunes écrivains acknowledge English and French writing in categories ranging from poetry and short stories, to plays and non-fiction. “The winning submissions for […]

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre.  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – TAG Cornwall, the now closed Public Art Gallery of Cornwall had dusty plans for an Art Centre from 1995.   The City of Cornwall of course never moved forward and slashed funding for the Charity to zero for 2015 and 2016 before it closed, instead spending the amount of money to keep […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June is Senior’s Month JUNE 11, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – June is Senior’s Month JUNE 11, 2017

  Cornwall Ontario – June is Seniors Month. Cornwall is blessed with many wonderful seniors. I feel fortunate to know some of them. There are numerous special seniors in our City helping charities, people and organizations. Kudos for caring and for all your help in our community. Some years ago I moved into an apartment […]

The Community Farmers’ Market Opens Softly by Reg Coffey

The Community Farmers’ Market Opens Softly by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – A new Wednesday farmers’ market has just appeared on the landscape. The Community Farmers’ Market opened for the first time at the business that it is named after. The Community Market, located on old Post Road in Long Sault, has agreed to sponsor a farmers’ market in their front parking lot. This […]

Sweaty Sweaty Fat Bat PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig FICTION May 31, 2017

Sweaty Sweaty Fat Bat PT 1 by Jamie Gilcig FICTION May 31, 2017

His brow furrowed deeply as he concentrated at the spot on the old stone wall.  One day he’d have bushy brows, but today they were sweaty with concentration.    A feeble beam spiraled from his index fingers and bounced against the wall.   A bit of smoke wafted as his feet pushed into the old […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Prince Philip CCVS Raiders & Tiger! MAY 28, 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Prince Philip CCVS Raiders & Tiger!  MAY 28, 2017

    Cornwall Ontario – All the music lovers at Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence recently were delighted to have another wonderful concert given by Ed Lauzon and his guitar. Ed sang lots of familiar Rock and Roll and Country Western as well as some Gospel music. One nice thing about that is the residents knew […]

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