Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Hotel Dieu 69 Yearbook AUG 21 18

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford  Hotel Dieu 69 Yearbook AUG 21 18

  Cornwall Ontario – The last Vitae Lampada, the yearbook of the Hotel Dieu Hospital School of Nursing, was in 1969, the year the school closed. Luckily I was able to borrow a copy and also a Graduation Exercises program from Terri Hooker, Class of ’69. In the yearbook are a lot of photos of […]

The Whistle-blower Forum by Diane Shay – Election Promises Broken re: Transparency, Integrity & Accountability in Cornwall

The Whistle-blower Forum by Diane Shay –  Election Promises Broken re:  Transparency, Integrity & Accountability in Cornwall

“The world will not be destroyed by evil but by those who watch without doing anything” Albert Einstein. Well it’s that time again to renew councils contracts through our election process. When one is hired to do a specific job and fails miserably should they get their contracts extended another four years? This question will […]

Autism Parents Angry @ Cornwall Square as Mom Escorted Off By Security for Loud Child Complaint 080818

Autism Parents Angry @ Cornwall Square as Mom Escorted Off By Security for Loud Child Complaint 080818

Cornwall Ontario – You’d think as empty as Cornwall Square usually is they’d be happy to have anyone shopping, but sadly an incident occurred involving a mom of an autistic boy. Apparently a security guard took issue with loud noises from the child and not only asked them to leave, but walked with them into […]

CFIA RECALL Dole Baby Spinach w Tender Reds LISTERIA 080818

CFIA RECALL Dole Baby Spinach w Tender Reds LISTERIA 080818

Food Safety Warning – Dole brand Baby Spinach with Tender Reds recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes Advisory date: August 8, 2018 Reason for advisory: Microbiological – Listeria Hazard classification: Class 2 Company / Firm: Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. Distribution: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island Extent of the distribution: Consumer […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 6th Year Anniversary! 080618

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 6th Year Anniversary!  080618

Cornwall Ontario – On Aug. 14, 2012 my first column was published in CFN…6 years ago!! Where did those 6 years go and go so fast too??!! That is a lot of typing. Jamie has been very patient and I thank him for 6 interesting years of columns with CFN. (editor’s note – Dawn the community […]

Cornwall Pole Fitness Queen Shannon Champagne Gets Honoured in Toronto 080118

Cornwall Pole Fitness Queen Shannon Champagne Gets Honoured in Toronto 080118

Cornwall Ontario –  Shannon Champagne of  A Lil’Pole Fitness in Cornwall Ontario was asked to be a Master Trainer for the Canadian Pole Fitness Association.    It means that she will be 1 out of 4 Master Trainers in all of Canada. She heads to Toronto to be officially certified as a Master Trainer in […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Scouts, Guides & Woolworths Banana Rolls 07252018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Scouts, Guides & Woolworths Banana Rolls  07252018

Cornwall Ontario – You have to love kids. A friend of mine, Myrna,  who was in the Girl Guides organization as a Brownie, Girl Guide, Sea Ranger and Guider, told me about her two grandsons, Graydon, who will be 6 next week and Lachlan who will be 4 soon. Whenever the family gather at the cottage, […]

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Maurice Dupelle & Bad Politics Leave Agape Food Bank on the Brink in Cornwall Ontario – by Jamie Gilcig 071618

Cornwall Ontario –  One of the biggest problems in Cornwall is the utter failure of charities due to really bad politics. The United Way for example boycotts this newspaper.  They also kept missing their funding targets so they no longer have them.  Instead of acting like a responsible charity and pursue their mandate they fail […]

CFIA Salmonella Recall BEST BRAND FIELD BERRY MIX RECALL 071418

CFIA Salmonella Recall BEST BRAND FIELD BERRY MIX RECALL 071418

Food Recall Warning – Europe’s Best brand Field Berry Mixes recalled due to Salmonella Recall date: July 13, 2018 Reason for recall: Microbiological – Salmonella Hazard classification: Class 2 Company / Firm: Hain Celestial Canada, ULC Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, July 13, 2018 – Hain Celestial Canada, ULC is recalling […]

Wendy the Weed Witch ~ Medicated Edibles for Pain & Insomnia 071118

Wendy the Weed Witch ~ Medicated Edibles for Pain & Insomnia 071118

  Edibles have grown in popularity now that people are free to medicate themselves. Sleep is a crucial component in order to function daily and without it, your brain is affected, energy levels plummet and the joy of life is barely reachable. As a chronic sufferer, it is vital to sleep. Your body and mind […]

ALERT Valsartan BLOOD PRESSURE Med RECALL Due to Potential Carcinogen 071118

ALERT Valsartan BLOOD PRESSURE Med RECALL Due to Potential Carcinogen 071118

Several drugs containing valsartan being recalled due to contamination with a potential carcinogen Report a Concern Starting date: July 9, 2018 Type of communication: Advisory Subcategory: Drugs Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: New safety information Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-67202 Issue Several drugs containing the ingredient valsartan are being recalled by their manufacturers. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Column #125 & Comics in the 50s! 070918

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Column #125 & Comics in the 50s! 070918

  Cornwall Ontario – One of the joys of being a kid in the 1950’s was the comic books. Remember Batman and Robin and the Bat mobile, Superman and Lois Lane, Wonder Woman, Flash Gordon, Dick Tracey and his famous watch, Bugs Bunny and “What’s up, Doc?”, Archie Andrews and Betty and Veronica, Uncle Scrooge, […]

For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

Toronto Ontario – Depression is a common factor for many Millennials. For instance did you know that people ages 15-24 years of age are at a higher risk of having anxiety and mood disorders?  Even worse is that 800,000 plus people commit suicide around the world yearly, which is also the number one leading cause of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

  Cornwall Ontario – The annual dinner for the Alumni of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing took place at the Royal Canadian Legion on June 15th. This year, the Graduating Class of June 6th. 1968 was honoured. There are 3 nurses deceased: Linda Winters Babcock, Maureen Wylie Hartle, and Marilyn Riddell. Attending from […]

The Whistleblower Forum by Diane Shay – FORMS Of RETALIATION  IN THE WORKPLACE 061818

The Whistleblower Forum by Diane Shay – FORMS Of RETALIATION  IN THE WORKPLACE 061818

  “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive.  You will thrive in-spite of it.”  Joel Osteen. All retaliation impacts many employees and is a serious issue for organizations not to mention very difficult to resolve. Retaliation rates are climbing and […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Father’s Day is June 17th!

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Father’s Day is June 17th!

  Sunday June 17th. is Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to all of you Dads out there and Grandpas. Ed Lauzon once again delighted the residents and friends of Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence with another wonderful concert. His son Ed Jr. joined his Dad in providing a two hour concert of familiar and loved songs. […]