Syrian Refugee Debates Bring Out The Racisim & Ignorance in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Syrian Refugee Debates Bring Out The Racisim & Ignorance in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

It’s sad when pundits…or hacks as in the case of Todd Lihou of the Seaway Media try to make hay on the suffering and misfortune of others. I  just read a very strange and bizarre editorial by Mr. Lihou on the Syrian refugee crisis and his suggestion that there’s plenty O room here in Cornwall. […]

CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Changes Anonymous Comment Policy for 2014 – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN – Life is about improving and making things better, and after a year of research and consultations with a lot of people we are pleased to be announcing our new comments policy on CFN. As many know there are different formats used by various news sites.    CFN manually pre moderates each comment.  For […]

CFN One on One with Irish Filmmaker Ian Thuillier on the Release of DRIVEN – Oct 1, 2013

CFN One on One with Irish Filmmaker Ian Thuillier on the Release of DRIVEN – Oct 1, 2013

CFN–    I caught up with Irish Filmmaker, Photographer, & Artist Ian Thuillier who has just released his short “Driven” in Ireland. CFN  Ian Thuillier, filmmaker, photographer, artist, how personal is Driven? Ian Thuillier Very.  It’s a rant, a reflection of what people in Ireland are feeling about the injustice of the banks and the […]

Nissan Recalls Nearly 1 Million Serena Minivans, Infiniti M Luxury Models & X Trail Over Sensors – Sept 26, 2013

Nissan Recalls Nearly 1 Million Serena Minivans, Infiniti M Luxury Models & X Trail Over Sensors – Sept 26, 2013

CFN – Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 908,900 vehicles around the world over defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall. Affected vehicles include the Serena minivan, Infiniti M luxury model, X-trail sport utility vehicle and other models.   Sensors, manufactured in Japan, can malfunction, causing the vehicle to slow down and at times […]

I’m Bewildered about Tarek Loubani & John Greyson by Jamie Gilcig – September 20, 2013

I’m Bewildered about Tarek Loubani & John Greyson  by Jamie Gilcig – September 20, 2013

CFN –  For Canadian Filmmaker John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani these are trying times.  Both are on hunger strikes in an Egyptian prison after being held for over 30 days without charges.  There’s even a website for them tarekandjohn.com Greyson at least is openly gay which in most Muslim countries is about as scary […]

Russian Leader Saves the Day as Syria Chemical Weapon Solution Agreed on – Obama Eggfaced Day Before 9/11

Russian Leader Saves the Day as Syria Chemical Weapon Solution Agreed on – Obama Eggfaced Day Before 9/11

CFN – The weirdest thing about writing about World Politics is you never really can tell the spin from the spin. The whole concept that the World could possibly even end up in war over Syria allegedly using Chemical weapons against its own people was insane and now; a day before the anniversary of 9/11 […]

US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes – Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes –  Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Today’s Supreme Court decision against  California’s Proposition 8 and  the federal Defense of Marriage Act will pave the way to Marriage Equality I think it’s time to ponder the actual state that Marriage is. Is Marriage a lifelong commitment based on culture, religion and custom or simply a business contract between two parties? […]

It is International Forest Day…today? by Jacqueline Milner

It is International Forest Day…today?  by Jacqueline Milner

Yes today is International Forest Day folks.  For those of you able to, get out there and enjoy all that our trees and natural landscapes have to offer.   Consider the fresh air, the wonderful movements and sounds of the birds and crawling critters and the symphony of the wind amidst the branches. Breathe in the […]

Monday is World Day of Action – Idle No More Movement Not Slowing Down – by Don Smith

Monday is World Day of Action – Idle No More Movement Not Slowing Down – by Don Smith

Unclear if local border crossing will be Interrupted Monday January 28 2013 is a worldwide day of solidarity for Idle No More participants, with rallies planned for Parliament Hill and a number of communities in several countries including Canada and the United States. According to a January 10 post on the Idle No More website:  […]

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Canadian Twist to PUSSY RIOT? (PROFANITY WARNING) UPDATED – 2 YEAR SENTENCES!

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Canadian Twist to PUSSY RIOT?  (PROFANITY WARNING) UPDATED – 2 YEAR SENTENCES!

CFN–  These are the lyrics that have landed three women in jail, charged with Hooliganism,and possibly going away for three years! (Chorus) St. Maria, Virgin, Drive away Putin Drive away! Drive away Putin! (end chorus) Black robe, golden epaulettes All parishioners are crawling and bowing The ghost of freedom is in heaven Gay pride sent […]

Did Wikipedia and Protesters Win? Is SOPA dead or will it be back soon with a new name? January 18, 2012

Did Wikipedia and Protesters Win?  Is SOPA dead or will it be back soon with a new name?  January 18, 2012

CFN – SO did you use the internet today?  Millions of people boycotted the internet and major websites like Wikipedia shut it down in protest of SOPA. From the Wikipedia page: SOPA and PIPA represent two bills in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate respectively. SOPA is short for the “Stop […]

Scientology Hoarding Cash? Internal Email Points Finger at David Miscavige – January 5, 2012

Scientology Hoarding Cash?   Internal Email Points Finger at David Miscavige – January 5, 2012

CFN –  Those wacky Scientologists seem to be having an internal issue.   In a rare public ripple, Debbie Cook, a member of the cult sent out a mass email complaining of misapplication of the group founder L Ron Hubbards principles and wishes. In particular she seems to have issue with Scientology big wig David Miscavige. Here is her […]

China Jails Two More Online Writers – How Far Behind are We in Canada by Jamie Gilcig – December 27, 2011

China Jails Two More Online Writers – How Far Behind are We in Canada by Jamie Gilcig – December 27, 2011

CFN –   I’m reading today about China sticking an online dissident, Chen Xi, to ten years in Jail.  Another,  Chen Wei was recently given a 9 year sentence.   I know; we’re not China…yet. You have the mayor of Toronto cutting off the largest paper in his city because they wouldn’t write what he wanted.   […]

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