Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Old Familiar Songs 030718

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Old Familiar Songs 030718

  Cornwall Ontario – A lot of seniors love to sing the old familiar songs. That is what happened recently at the Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence when the residents and their friends were treated to a concert of music by Ed Lauzon and his son, Ed Jr. There was lots of singing of favourite songs […]

Gerry Benson Recovers From Heart Attack @ Ottawa Heart Institute 030218

Gerry Benson Recovers From Heart Attack @ Ottawa Heart Institute 030218

Cornwall Ontario – CFN has confirmed that Benson Organization founder Gerry Benson is recovering from a Heart Attack at the Ottawa Heart Institute. The Cornwall business maven, and founder of The Community Action Group (CAG) spoke with CFN early this morning. We wish Mr. Benson a speedy recovery and offer our prayers and support to […]

CFIA Recall of Cooked Shrimp from Loblaws 030218 BACTERIA

CFIA Recall of Cooked Shrimp from Loblaws 030218 BACTERIA

Food Recall Warning – Certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) recalled due to potential presence of harmful bacteria Recall date: March 1, 2018 Reason for recall: Other Hazard classification: — Company / Firm: Loblaw Companies Limited Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, March 1, 2018 – Loblaw Companies Limited is […]

Ministry of Health Responds to NDP Report of Man Kept in Hospital Loo for 13 Days! 022118

Ministry of Health Responds to NDP Report of Man Kept in Hospital Loo for 13 Days! 022118

Cornwall Ontario –   The NDP sent out a release about a shocking incident.   A man in Sudbury was said to be forced to spend 13 days in a hospital bathroom!  The fact that the man was a senior is scary. Here is their abbreviated release below: Gélinas says patient kept in hospital bathroom for 13 […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Curling, Cats & Community 021918

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Curling,  Cats & Community 021918

  Cornwall Ontario – Some retired men apparently have a much harder time coping with the change in their lives, according to an article in the March 2018 issue of Good Times Magazine. The article on “Helping Men Cope with Retirement” by Wendy Haaf quotes Lyndsay Green, Sociologist and author of ” Ready to Retire?: […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month 020418

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Heart & Stroke Month 020418

  Cornwall Ontario – Nothing like great music to warm you on a cold winter’s eve. Music was in the air at Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence recently when Ed Lauzon treated the residents and guests to another one of his fantastic concerts. Ed plays guitar and has a wonderful singing voice. His repertoire of music […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Snowtime Memories from Cornwall 012118

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Snowtime Memories from Cornwall 012118

  Cornwall Ontario – School Bus Cancellations? We didn’t have to worry about that when I was growing up. There weren’t any school buses. We walked everywhere despite snowy or rainy weather. Schools were open, so away we went. You would see two streams of kids on either side of some of the streets on […]

215,000 Molson Coors NHL Beer Glass RECALL 123117

215,000 Molson Coors NHL Beer Glass RECALL  123117

Molson Coors Canada recalls Limited Edition NHL Beer Glass Starting date: December 29, 2017 Posting date: December 29, 2017 Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall Subcategory: Household Items Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: Laceration Hazard Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-65524 Affected products Limited Edition NHL 20 oz (568 ml) Beer Glass Product description […]

Ottawa Woman Drugged & Robbed @ Home – Same as Montreal Incidents – 122917

Ottawa Woman Drugged & Robbed @ Home – Same as Montreal Incidents – 122917

Elderly female drugged and robbed (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations is currently investigating an incident that occurred on December 7th 2017 in the Riverside Drive and Hunt Club area, where an elderly female was drugged and robbed of valuables while inside her home. Posing as a prospective homebuyer, the male suspect […]

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Transport Canada AIRBAG RECALL 122917

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Transport Canada AIRBAG RECALL 122917

Recall Details Transport Canada Recall # 2017654 Recall Date 2017/12/20 Notification Type Safety Mfr System Airbag Manufacturer Recall Number R0137 (71CG13) Units Affected  921 Category SUV Recall Details On certain vehicles, the inflator diffuser installed in certain side curtain air bag modules may not have been manufactured correctly. If the vehicle were involved in a […]

National CFIA RECALL Sandwich Products LISTERIA 122917

National CFIA RECALL Sandwich Products LISTERIA 122917

Updated Food Recall Warning – Various brands of sandwich products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes Recall date: December 28, 2017 Reason for recall: Microbiological – Listeria Hazard classification: Class 1 Company / Firm: HQ Fine Foods Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: Retail   Recall details Ottawa, December 28, 2017 – The food recall warning issued […]

Ford Recalls 2018 Mustang & Escape (airbag) 122817

Ford Recalls 2018 Mustang & Escape (airbag) 122817

Cornwall Ontario –   Ford has two recalls for December 2017 on 2018 Mustang and Escape models. Transport Canada Recall # 2017653 Recall Date 2017/12/19 Notification Type Safety Mfr System Airbag Manufacturer Recall Number 17S44 Units Affected  464 Category SUV Recall Details On certain vehicles, the inflator diffuser installed in certain side curtain air bag modules […]

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Province Partnering with First Nations to Support Community Growth and Prosperity Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on tobacco regulation and revenue-sharing to support community growth and prosperity, and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Grand Chief Abram Benedict of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – It’s Christmas Time 2017! 121017

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – It’s Christmas Time 2017!  121017

Cornwall Ontario – Santa Claus is coming to town very soon and bringing lots of toys. I have it on good authority from two little angels in a store. …two little girls about four and six. I don’t know if their Mom heard them because she was busy reading some instructions for some Christmas decorations. […]

Hydrogen Burns Lead to $110K Fine to Bruce Power After Worker Injured 120617

Hydrogen Burns Lead to $110K Fine to Bruce Power After Worker Injured 120617

Bruce Power Fined $110,000 After Worker Injury at Lake Huron Plant December 6, 2017 Convicted: Bruce Power Inc., 177 Tie Road, Tiverton, Ontario Location: Bruce “B” Nuclear Generating Station power plant on Lake Huron, near Tiverton, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker suffered critical injuries while performing maintenance on a generator at the power plant. Date of Offence: February […]

ALERT Health Canada – ALESSE 21 & 28 Birth Control Pill Recall 120417

ALERT Health Canada – ALESSE 21 & 28 Birth Control Pill Recall 120417

Alesse 21 and 28 birth control pill: Packages may contain broken or smaller-than-normal pills, which may reduce effectiveness in preventing pregnancy Report a Concern Starting date: December 1, 2017 Type of communication: Advisory Subcategory: Drugs Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: Important Safety Information, Labelling and Packaging Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-65306 Issue Health […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lost Cornwall Family Businesses & Rumble Seats 112617

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lost Cornwall Family Businesses & Rumble Seats 112617

  Cornwall Ontario – Some friends were discussing the old days when they frequented The New York Cafe on Pitt Street and how much they still missed it. Besides great food and a good variety of it, they also mentioned that when you went into the restaurant the staff knew you by name. The Jade […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day 2017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day 2017

  Cornwall Ontario – “Lest We Forget” is a very poignant phrase. It stirs up memories and feelings. We have sad thoughts of the Veterans who didn’t make it home from the wars and of the anguish of their families. We have grateful thoughts of the Veterans who did make it home. I remember my […]