Cornwall Ontario City Councilors Syd Gardiner & Andre Rivette Not Happy with Hospital Cuts on Elective Surgeries – June 17, 2010

Cornwall Ontario City Councilors Syd Gardiner & Andre Rivette Not Happy with Hospital Cuts on Elective Surgeries – June 17, 2010

Cornwall ON – When you vote to spend thousands of dollars to attract new doctors to come to your city it can be frustrating when red tape cuts budgets that end up having doctors leave. That’s exactly what has Cornwall City Councilors Andre Rivette and Syd Gardiner upset as you’ll see in the videos. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKbSuMlcTHY […]

Canadian Medicare on the Ropes – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – June 2, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Canadian Medicare on the Ropes – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – June 2, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I love reading about our Medicare system in Canada from outside sources.   It’s interesting to see other perspectives. LINK Canada, fretting over budget strains, wants to prune its system, while the United States, worrying about an army of uninsured, aims to create a state-backed safety net. Healthcare in Canada is delivered through a […]

Do you want to live in a Soylent Green Kind of World – Medicare, Eldercare, and you. Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – May 25, 2010

Do you want to live in a Soylent Green Kind of World – Medicare, Eldercare, and you.   Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – May 25, 2010

Cornwall ON – Isn’t it horrible when you dread going to a hospital whether as a patient or for a loved one or friend?   I got the call Monday morning.   Heart attack.  The person called 911 and made it to the hospital quickly where two angioplasties were inserted into the artery and the […]

John Milnes Letter to Ontario Liberal Minister Deb Matthews on Generic Drug Pharmacy Wars – Cornwall Ontario – May 19, 2010

John Milnes Letter to Ontario Liberal Minister Deb Matthews on Generic Drug Pharmacy Wars – Cornwall Ontario – May 19, 2010

The Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Health & Long Term Care, Queen’s Park,  Toronto, Ontario. 17 May, 2010 Ref: The Pharmaceutical Professional Allowance Furore Dear Minister: This is an open letter to you and all others who may have become embroiled in this issue.  To commence I do believe YOU took the correct course […]

It’s not just Bees – Infertility issues for men rapidly developing in the world – Cornwall Ontario – May 10, 2010

It’s not just Bees – Infertility issues for men rapidly developing in the world – Cornwall Ontario – May 10, 2010

Cornwall ON- Recent media stories are pointing to more and more issues of Male Infertility. According to many of these stories developments in babies via chemicals and other environmental issues are impacting the reproductive capabilities of men. LINK Professor Niels Skakkebaek, of the University of Copenhagen, describes the issue ‘as important as global warming’. Last week, […]

So Did you Get Your Freak on With Steven Paul Boone? Internet Hook Ups lead to arrest on Aggravated Sexual Assault in Ottawa Ontario – May 8 2010

So Did you Get Your Freak on With Steven Paul Boone? Internet Hook Ups lead to arrest on Aggravated Sexual Assault in Ottawa Ontario – May 8 2010

Ottawa ON – Steven Paul Boone, aged 29, is in custody, charged with over 7 counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault. LINK Acting Chief Gilles Larochelle said releasing Boone’s photo is an “extraordinary measure,” but is warranted to ensure all his sexual partners are informed and get medical care. Under the Criminal Code of Canada, the […]

LIVE on SEAWAYRADIO.COM Political Activist Marc Emery on the Legalization of Marijuana – Thursday May 6th at 3PM EST

LIVE on SEAWAYRADIO.COM Political Activist Marc Emery on the Legalization of Marijuana – Thursday May 6th at 3PM EST

Cornwall ON – Marijuana Activist Marc Emery will be on Seawayradio.com at 3PM EST Thursday May 6. In a rare radio interview Mr. Emery will talk about the legalization of Marijuana and related subjects. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQdelnyxRDc&feature=player_embedded#! You never know who’ll pop up on Seawayradio.com – Live Community Radio from Cornwall Ontario!

Children’s Tylenol and other drugs from McNeil Consumer Healthcare RECALLED in US, Canada, and Other Countries – Cornwall Ontario – May 2, 2010

Children’s Tylenol and other drugs from McNeil Consumer Healthcare RECALLED in US, Canada, and Other Countries – Cornwall Ontario – May 2, 2010

Cornwall ON – The makers of Kids Tylenol and more than 35 other drugs has issued a voluntary recall in the US.   McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the recall. McNeil Consumer Healthcare Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain OTC Infants’ and Children’s Products Fort Washington, PA (April 30, 2010) – McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, […]

Ottawa Mayoral Candidate Jim Watson Wants to Follow Cornwall’s Lead When it Comes to Working with All Levels of Government – Cornwall Ontario – April 28, 2010

Ottawa Mayoral Candidate Jim Watson Wants to Follow Cornwall’s Lead  When it Comes to Working with All Levels of Government – Cornwall Ontario – April 28, 2010

Ottawa Mayoral Candidate Jim Watson Wants to Follow Cornwall’s Lead Cornwall ON – Ottawa Mayoral candidate Jim Watson unveiled the first part of his economic plan for the City of Ottawa on Monday, and he referenced modeling a new approach to economic development on Cornwall’s ability to work with all three levels of government and […]

Pharmacists Mar Earth Day Celebrations for Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews and Premier Dalton McGuinty – April 26, 2010

Pharmacists Mar Earth Day Celebrations for Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews and Premier Dalton McGuinty – April 26, 2010

Cornwall ON – Earth Day Festivities were marred in London Ontario when protesting Pharmacists and supporters marred an appearance by Health Minister Deb Matthews and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty. LINK The Liberal government has banned about $750 million in annual fees paid to pharmacies by generic drug companies to stock their products, saying Ontario has much higher […]

12th Annual Raisin Region Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration – April 24th, 2010

12th Annual Raisin Region Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration – April 24th, 2010

Cornwall ON – It’s always good to green Cornwall.   The Raisin Region Conservation Area will be giving away 10 seedlings per household as part of their 12th Annual Earth Day Celebration. It’s this Saturday April 24th at 18045 Country Road 2 or you can phone them at 613.938.3611 for more information. please visit our […]

Where there’s Smoke there’s Illegal Cigarettes – Tobacco Giant Phillip Morris Enters Tobacco Wars – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Where there’s Smoke there’s Illegal Cigarettes – Tobacco Giant Phillip Morris Enters Tobacco Wars – Cornwall Ontario – April 19, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Tobacco Wars are heating up as Giant Phillip Morris enters the fray.  The Owner of brands such as Marlboro is funding advertisements against Native Cigarettes which already are under fire as they are smuggled into Canada as well as areas in the US and impacting the model of high taxation to […]

The Real War on Drugs in Ontario and Canada – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – April 18, 2010

The Real War on Drugs in Ontario and Canada – Editorial – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – April 18, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Real War on drugs takes place each and every day. It’s not cocaine; it’s not Mary Jane as one of our radio guests call it. It’s pharmaceuticals and the pressures from big drug companies on Medicare. Recently Ontario slashed the prices pharmacies are allowed to charge for generic drugs and cut […]

Federal Politicians Trying to Wipe Their Hands and Pass Medicare to the Provinces – Cornwall Ontario – April 16, 2010

Federal Politicians Trying to Wipe Their Hands and Pass Medicare to the Provinces – Cornwall Ontario – April 16, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Federal government and many Federal politicians seem to be racing to get as far away from Medicare as possible.  They would rather wash their hands of it all than fix the system.  They simply wish to pass the buck to the Provinces whom of course all have different ideas. Now since […]

Michael Ignatieff and The Liberal Party of Canada now not Supporting Quebec Government’s Suggested $25 user fee for Medicare – Cornwall Ontario – April 15, 2010

Michael Ignatieff and The Liberal Party of Canada now not Supporting Quebec Government’s Suggested $25 user fee for Medicare – Cornwall Ontario – April 15, 2010

Cornwall ON – Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff probably played a lot of Twister in school.   He swiveled his position on new Quebec proposals to essentially implement user fees.   Quebec of all of the provinces have been doing their own swiveling on medical services with private offerings such as MRI’s prevelent. As a MP […]

It’s time to Get to Work – My fitness Life Plan for 2010 – Goal to lose 25-35 pounds in 2010 – Cornwall Ontario – April 10, 2010 EDITORIAL Jamie Gilcig

It’s time to Get to Work – My fitness Life Plan for 2010 – Goal to lose 25-35 pounds in 2010 – Cornwall Ontario – April 10, 2010 EDITORIAL Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall ON– So it’s time.   Some of you may recall I talked about some life and fitness goals for 2010 for myself. It’s wasn’t about dieting, but about living better.     There are many different ways to approach this, but after consulting and discussing this with a lot of people this is my […]

Ontario Fights back against High Cost of Generic Drugs – Ends Pharmacy Rebates from Drug Companies – Cornwall Ontario – April 8, 2010

Ontario Fights back against High Cost of Generic Drugs – Ends Pharmacy Rebates from Drug Companies – Cornwall Ontario – April 8, 2010

Cornwall ON – Good news for Ontario residents as the Liberal Government is attacking the hidden cost of generic drugs in restricting the drug companies from giving rebates to pharmacies; a practice that inflated the cost of drugs in the Province. LINK When Ontario made an initial, tentative step to rein in rebates and cut […]