420 in Ottawa Pulls in Nearly 10,000 People including Thomas Mulcair by Roy Berger APRIL 20, 2016

420 in Ottawa Pulls in Nearly 10,000 People including Thomas Mulcair by Roy Berger APRIL 20, 2016

Ottawa Ontario –   The 4/20 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill attracted over nine thousand participants. Yappers, a prominent Toronto band played original music during the warm sunny afternoon. A variety of speakers made comments from the steps of the Centre Block building. Shortly after 4:20 PM, Tom Mulcair, member of Parliament and leader of the […]

It’s Time for Justin Trudeau to Show Up at 420 Ottawa by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 14, 2016

It’s Time for Justin Trudeau to Show Up at 420 Ottawa by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 14, 2016

One of the strongest positions that assisted Justin Trudeau in his majority victory was the Liberal party’s position to legalize Marijuana. Trudeau failed to defend Marc Emery’s extradition to the US that was more about industrial competition and advantage more than any other factor.  Allowing a Canadian citizen to be extradited for something that wasn’t […]

Wynne Libs War Against Vaping & E Cigs Continues with New Laws by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 10, 2016

Wynne Libs War Against Vaping & E Cigs Continues with New Laws by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 10, 2016

Some agendas are more clear than others.    The Ontario government makes a lot of money off of the licensing of tobacco products.   In theory those monies are supposed to offset the high medical costs of traditionally smoked tobacco. E Cigs have grown exponentially with many using them as a tool to refrain from […]

8 Lb Marijuana Bust Near Ottawa Ontario #OPP March 2, 2016

8 Lb Marijuana Bust Near Ottawa Ontario #OPP March 2, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [LANARK COUNTY] DRUG WARRANT 2016-03-02 (Lanark Highlands, Ontario) – On Monday February 22, 2016, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by members of OPP Emergency Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Search Warrant  and a Criminal Code […]

WEEDS Opens in Nation’s Capitol – Safe Marijuana For Sale In Ottawa by Roy Berger FEB 27, 2016

WEEDS Opens in Nation’s Capitol – Safe Marijuana For Sale In Ottawa by Roy Berger  FEB 27, 2016

When clients open the door at Weeds on 77 Montreal Road in Ottawa they face their first choices. Will it be Blue Dream, Bubba Kush shatter or Bubba Kush buddar as their initial smoking option at sixty to seventy-five dollars a gram? Would they like Keif, Brown, Black or Temple Ball hash with that? Weeds […]

Federal Harbour Lands Deal of Secrecy Fiscal Threat to Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig FEB 18, 2016

Federal Harbour Lands Deal of Secrecy Fiscal Threat to Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig FEB 18, 2016

There is a reason why the Federal Government is trying to unload harbour lands across Canada.    Most are polluted or have historic environment issues that literally could cost billions of dollars to resolve. Cornwall’s harbour is so polluted that when a movement to create a beach occurred a few years ago it was pointed […]

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

An official ceremony was held on January 29th 2016 to transfer the Sebringville Feed Mill from from Hensall District Co-operative, Inc. (HDC) to Homestead Organics Ltd. In attendance were local elected officials, media representatives, business partners, organic farmers, and customers of Homestead Organics. Homestead Organics and HDC have been in discussions and have agreed upon […]

Not Getting My Hopes Up on Marijuana Legalization by Russel Barth OCT 29, 2015

Not Getting My Hopes Up on Marijuana Legalization by Russel Barth OCT 29, 2015

My opinion on the new Liberal Majority in Parliament is, admittedly, skewed. Nine years living under the Harper yolk, watching my wife suffer with seizures, watching my own health fade, and watching the number of marijuana-related arrests increase every year, has left me jaded and bitter. Watching our new PM support mandatory minimum sentence legislation for […]

1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival A Hit by Reg Coffey

1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival A Hit by Reg Coffey

CFN – It was a great day for the 1st Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival in Cornwall’s Lamoureax Park. You couldn’t have asked for better weather. It was bright and sunny with a cool breeze blowing off the river. While we were setting up at 8 AM you could see the sun reflecting off what […]

Marijuana Activist Russell Barth Takes Ottawa Mayor & City To Human Rights Tribunal After Comment – AUG 25, 2015

Marijuana Activist Russell Barth Takes Ottawa Mayor & City To Human Rights Tribunal After Comment – AUG 25, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Ottawa Medical Marijuana user and advocate Russell Barth issued a release today after his complaint about comments made by Mayor Jim Watson were made public last April.   The Mayor refused to apologize for a comment that Mr. Barth feels was discriminatory. In the release below Mr. Barth is asking for $10,000,000.00 ($250 […]

Strong Demand & Prices for Organic Grain In Ontario Hot Topic at Guelph Organic Conference JAN 31, 2015

Strong Demand & Prices for Organic Grain In Ontario Hot Topic at Guelph Organic Conference JAN 31, 2015

  CFN – Organic grain traders, buyers and processors are paying top dollar for corn, soybeans and many other grains and expect this trend to continue. “Depending on test weight and the shipping period, we expect to pay $12 to $14.50 per bushel for organic corn in 2015,” says Rita Felder, Owner and CEO of […]

Tom Manley & Homestead Organics Host Overseas Delegation in Morrisburg Ontario – Oct 2, 2014

Tom Manley & Homestead Organics Host Overseas Delegation in Morrisburg Ontario – Oct 2, 2014

CFN –  Tom Manley and Homestead Organics hosted a delegation of eight agricultural advisors and directors from the Thailand. . The officials from the Division of Soil Biotechnology, Land Development Department of the Thailand Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives have a responsibility to enhance soil fertility and agricultural productivity. They have embarked on a project to […]

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – More Stink in Cornwall as Kilger Council Reverses Garbage Decision

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig – More Stink in Cornwall as Kilger Council Reverses Garbage Decision

CORNWALL Ontario –  In election years many politicians pander to the public hoping to gain or retain support.  It’s not rocket science.  Some governments play with budgets even so as to have a war chest to spend.    Some simply throw bones not caring that taxes will go up. Last night our council reversed a […]

$2M Found to Keep Kemptville Agricultural College Alive for Another Year!

$2M Found to Keep Kemptville Agricultural College Alive for Another Year!

CFN –  MPP Steve Clark attended the media event at the Kemptville Agricultural College where it was announced that $2M was found so that students could attend in the Fall and not have to be “farmed out” to distant parts of the province. With buzz that a Spring election is about to be called in […]

CFN One on One with Claude Galipeau of FILL the HILL 420 2014 Event on Parliament Hill

CFN One on One with Claude Galipeau of FILL the HILL 420 2014 Event on Parliament Hill

CFN – Claude Galipeau is one busy dude as he and his team work this week for that yearly event in Ottawa; 420.  This year the event features musical headlines as it becomes an institution in Ottawa as it is in many locales around the world. Musical Guests: Dynamite Motel Eric Mandala Prufrock Shadowrunner Marky […]

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig- Circus Over Freeholder Story on MacDonald Lauzon Resignation Suggeston

11th Councilor by Jamie Gilcig- Circus Over Freeholder Story on MacDonald Lauzon Resignation Suggeston

CFN – The circus that has become the Chem Tanks plunked on our waterfront by Trillium Distribution Cornwall Inc. has taken a bizarre turn. Mark A MacDonald who is running for council suggested that Council demand that Guy Lauzon resign. It makes for great filler on a slow news day; but is quite bewildering? What’s more […]