Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

A Montrealer once penned a famous short story about a neighbourhood that went undetected by municipal bureaucrats. When the top Montreal bureaucrat found out that the whole area had been left undetected due to a lost filing cabinet card, he went to visit it and found a paradise on earth where people got along well […]

St. Mary’s Hospital Death in Montreal After Patient Refused Emergency Surgery JAN 20, 2016

St. Mary’s Hospital Death in Montreal After Patient Refused Emergency Surgery JAN 20, 2016

Financial challenges are nothing new to health care in Quebec or anywhere else in Canada.   The province has created many private health services, but when you’re sick you expect to be treated when you enter a hospital, especially in emergency or crisis situations. A patient at St. Mary’s died because the only chance they […]

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

CFN – All of the usual responses quickly occurred after the Scottish referendum last week: The defeated separatists, although their leader announced his retirement from politics, claimed that they represented the forces of history and that having got from a standing start to 45% on their first try, they would cross the finish line next […]

Should the Destruction of Marois Mean it’s Time for the PQ to Drop Separation and Turn Conservative? by Jamie Gilcig

Should the Destruction of Marois Mean it’s Time for the PQ to Drop Separation and Turn Conservative? by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Many are rejoicing in la belle province this morning over the political destruction of one of the most destructive forces in Quebec Politics; one Madame Pauline Marois. She led her party to a complete defeat with the Liberal Party snatching 70 seats and a majority after she and the PQ triggered an election […]

CFN Beat the Clock Special! 300×700 Skyscraper Banner for only $149+HST monthly! CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Beat the Clock Special! 300×700 Skyscraper Banner for only $149+HST monthly! CLICK FOR DETAILS

It’s Beat the Clock time again on CFN!   You have until Monday March 10 at NOON EST to grab this buy!  Great for Election Campaigns, your business, charity, event or organization.  You can purchase as many as you like as long as they are used during 2014.  Your choice of month based on availability! […]

Canadians for Coexistence Interfaith Celebration March 9th 2014 5305 Rosedale Ave. MONTREAL

Canadians for Coexistence Interfaith Celebration March 9th 2014 5305 Rosedale Ave. MONTREAL

Canadians for Coexistence presents: Interfaith Celebration Venue: Shaare Zedek Congregation, 5305 Rosedale Av., Montreal, QC. H4V 2H7 Date & Time: Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 1500 hours. http://interfaithcelebration.ca/  Canadians for Coexistence, have been actively involved against Bill 60 which, if passed, will no longer allow public sector employees to wear a hijab, kippah, turban or any other […]

Next Quebec Election Should Be All or Nothing – A PQ Vote Should Be a Mandate by Jamie Gilcig

No more Referendum nonsense. Let the voters make a clear choice.

Next Quebec Election Should Be All or Nothing – A PQ Vote Should Be a Mandate by Jamie Gilcig

CFN– If Quebec Premier Pauline Marois and her Separatist friends are serious about a Spring snap election I would suggest that she call it an all or nothing call.   That a vote for her party is a vote clearly for separation and that if granted a majority government it would be a defacto referendum. […]

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 […]

Is Celine Dion Becoming the Leni Riefenstahl of Quebec? Singer Embraces Quebec Charter – by Jamie Gilcig

Is Celine Dion Becoming the Leni Riefenstahl of Quebec? Singer Embraces Quebec Charter –  by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – That fount of political wisdom, Celine Dion, has apparently come out in favour of the new PQ Charter which has been roundly condemned world wide including Amnesty International.   I remember when long time family friend Benny Kushner would show up at our home bringing albums of the artists he worked with way […]

Legendary Gazette Cartoonist Terry Mosher Hits New High with Quebec Premier Mariois Wrecking Ball Cartoon!

Legendary Gazette Cartoonist Terry Mosher Hits New High with Quebec Premier Mariois Wrecking Ball Cartoon!

CFN –   Singers have their one special hit; authors their books, but legendary Canadian political cartoonist Terry Mosher, better known as Aislin, has hit a new high note in his long and historic career with his new cartoon depicting the Quebec Premier spoofing the Miley Cyrus song Wrecking Ball! The long time Montreal Gazette […]

Is it Time for the Opposition To Bring Down the Mariois Minority Government in Quebec Over the Charter of Shame?

Is it Time for the Opposition To Bring Down the Mariois Minority Government in Quebec Over the Charter of Shame?

CFN – Quebec’s new Charter of Shame has been condemned loudly outside of the province.  It’s also be loudly rejected within by the opposition parties, by labour, by Mayoralty candidates in Montreal, Quebec’s largest union federation, the mayors of the 15 other municipalities on the island of Montreal, a prominent Bloc Québécois MP (expelled from the […]

La Langue a Terre – Are English Signs Really an Insult to French Quebecers in Montreal by Jamie Gilcig

La Langue a Terre – Are English Signs Really an Insult to French Quebecers in Montreal by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – It seems that a large core of Quebecers are determined to bring language issues to the forefront in Quebec.   CTV in Montreal reported on a new documentary about the issue.    LA LANGUE À TERRE, directed by Jean-Pierre Roy and  Michel Breton essentially floats that Quebec should only have French spoken with only […]

C.D. Howe Institute: Working Families Face High Tax Hurdles on Extra Income: C.D. Howe Institute

C.D. Howe Institute: Working Families Face High Tax Hurdles on Extra Income: C.D. Howe Institute

CFN – Working families with children in Canada face high tax hurdles that could dissuade them from earning extra income, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada,” authors Alexandre Laurin and Finn Poschmann find low-to- mid-income Canadians face […]

Montreal Area Teen Quits IGA After Being Told that She Can’t Speak English While on Breaks – June 26, 2013

Montreal Area Teen Quits IGA After Being Told that She Can’t Speak English While on Breaks – June 26, 2013

CFN – Can you imagine an employee here in Ontario being told that they could not speak French while at work?   Could you imagine that same employee being told that they could not speak French on their break on site with another employee? That’s exactly what’s happened to young Meghan Moran who quit her […]

Rally at McGill College in Montreal on Sunday June 30, 2013 Over Language Rights & Bill 14

Rally at McGill College in Montreal on Sunday June 30, 2013 Over Language Rights & Bill 14

There’s a rally, Sunday June 30, 2013 in front of McGill College in Montreal organized and promoted by Howard Galganov of Galganov.com. Will you be there? (Comments and opinions of Editorials, Letters to the Editor, and comments from readers are purely their own and don’t necessarily reflect those of the owners of this site, their […]

Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

CFN –  With Constitution Day (March 29th) fast approaching, a survey commissioned by the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) has revealed a startling lack of basic knowledge among Canadians about Canada’s Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Among other findings: •Barely half of Canadians surveyed (53%) knew that Canada’s original constitution came into force on […]

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