What is my part in this? Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

  Did we (man) ever take into consideration how our own actions would affect our community before proceeding with a project or deed?  We seem to be quick to take on a ‘killing’ mentality when we are met with a perceived threat.  I see one of the biggest threats to our own selves is our […]

Spirits in Unity Column 36 – Rapport – Your Affection Quotient – Introduction by Garry “Horsetalker” Meek

Spirits in Unity Column 36 – Rapport – Your Affection Quotient – Introduction by Garry “Horsetalker” Meek

CFN – Today’s column is a compilation of thoughts inspired by various writings, talks and presentations of Horse Masters Pat and Linda Parelli as well as personal experiences with horses. For all those people who give horses loving homes, and for all those kids who are wishing for that special partner, may all your dreams […]

The Polyglot – Edition 2 with Dr. Allyson Eamer

The Polyglot – Edition 2 with Dr. Allyson Eamer

CFN – Did you know that the way in which you give directions reveals a lot about you? Identity and language have a long history of being studied together in anthropology, psychology and sociology, and it’s a good thing or I’d be out of a job. Consider for example the following request “Can you tell […]

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter – by Don Smith

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter – by Don Smith

CFN – Christ is Risen; He is risen indeed! That is the joyful proclamation of Christians around the world this morning. The forty days of Lent, with its sacrificing, penance and almsgiving, have given way to the greatest feast on the Christian calendar, Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus. During the Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter, […]

Cornwall Community Hospital Sunshine List for 2011 and 2012 – March 29, 2013

Cornwall Community Hospital Sunshine List for 2011 and 2012 – March 29, 2013

Cornwall Community Hospital / Hôpital Communautaire de Cornwall ALGUIRE SHIRLEY Registered Nurse / Infimière autorisée $102,318.84 $263.28 Cornwall Community Hospital / Hôpital Communautaire de Cornwall ALIBRANDO MARIO Director Information Technology / Directeur technologie de l’information $106,481.93 $398.40 Cornwall Community Hospital / Hôpital Communautaire de Cornwall ARTHUR HEATHER Vice President Patient Services & Nursing Officer / […]

Legal Decisions Defines Licensed Legal Professional in Ontario – Paralegal’s See Victory in Court Case

Legal Decisions Defines Licensed Legal Professional in Ontario – Paralegal’s See Victory in Court Case

CFN –  I’ve always been told that the law is a living thing and that by cases heard by learned judges case law develops into accepted practice. . As our court systems become more and more bogged down, and less people can afford legal services, Paralegals have evolved here in Ontario and other jurisdictions and […]

Cornwall Ontario Municipal Sunshine List – March 28, 2013

Cornwall Ontario Municipal Sunshine List – March 28, 2013

City of Cornwall ADAMS MAUREEN Manager $133,591.19 $3,265.61 City of Cornwall AIKMAN DANNY J. Deputy Police Chief $142,332.06 $5,129.96 City of Cornwall ALEXANDER STEPHEN Manager $137,017.46 $3,303.87 City of Cornwall BISSONETTE MARC Sergeant $118,073.95 $898.43 City of Cornwall BOILEAU MARK A. Manager $116,308.33 $1,225.90 City of Cornwall BURNIE ROBERT Inspector $123,726.04 $1,092.41 City of Cornwall […]

Escape From The Holocaust – Cornwall Interfaith Partnership Event – April 7, 2013 St. Paul’s United Church CLICK FOR DETAILS

Escape From The Holocaust – Cornwall Interfaith Partnership Event – April 7, 2013 St. Paul’s United Church CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN – For this year’s Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in Cornwall, Ontario, the focus will be on how an extended Jewish family – the Kaplans – escaped from the Holocaust in Lithuania to come to Williamstown, Ontario some 74 years ago. It is also the story of two heroic men who were instrumental in […]

Dude! You’re not a scientist. OK, what is a scientist? By Mary Anne Pankhurst

Dude!  You’re not a scientist.  OK, what is a scientist? By Mary Anne Pankhurst

CFN – Jacques Cousteau wasn’t at the Cornwall Public Library last night but his presence was felt in more ways than one.   The thread began when the River Institute’s guest speaker, John Earle, dove into his topic of “Water is Life” with the smile-producing statement (about himself):  Dude! You’re not a scientist.  And technically, […]

South Stormont Council Updated On Solar Farm by Reg Coffey – March 27, 2013

South Stormont Council Updated On Solar Farm by Reg Coffey – March 27, 2013

CFN – The council of the Township of South Stormont met last night for one of their regular council meetings. The agenda was published before the meeting on their web site and was followed exactly as posted. http://southstormont.ca/council/meetings.php There were no protests, no angry comments, no posturing by councillors and all questions were right on […]

Does Ontario Need Auto Insurance Reform? Day 43 of my Nightmare with Economical Car Insurance. No Answers from CEO Karen Gavan

Does Ontario Need Auto Insurance Reform?  Day 43 of my Nightmare with Economical Car Insurance. No Answers from CEO Karen Gavan

CFN – The NDP Motion to reduce car insurance rates by 15% in Ontario passed recently; but is that really enough or just a token gesture by politicians feeling the wrath of consumers and drivers in Ontario? There are major issues with the auto insurance industry in Ontario.   Being able to move economically from […]

LTE – Eric Little of Ottawa Asks: “Can English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians live together, and do they want to do so?”

LTE – Eric Little of Ottawa Asks: “Can English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians live together, and do they want to do so?”

If the answer to this question is still yes, then a results-based official languages policy must be implemented. This is what I said to you six years ago, and I still believe it to be true. The government must continue to make choices and take actions that will:   allow Canadians to obtain services in […]

Champlain LHIN Gives Thumbs Up to Sale of CGH in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Sign the Petition to Block the Sale Until Proper Public Consultations?

Champlain LHIN Gives Thumbs Up to Sale of CGH in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Sign the Petition to Block the Sale Until Proper Public Consultations?

CFN – While the Cornwall Citizens Coalition lobbied Council last night the Champlain LHIN gave it’s thumb’s up to approve the current offer on the table. CFN received the following confirmation: The LHIN has received a business case from the hospital which does outline an offer to purchase the former Cornwall General Hospital. The LHIN […]

Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario for Tuesday March 26, 2013

Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario for Tuesday March 26, 2013

FAIL TO ATTEND               Cornwall, ON- A 16-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on March 25th, 2013. It is alleged that he failed to appear for court on March 21st, 2013. He was located and held in custody until court later that day. The youth’s name was not released as per provision uncer the Youth Criminal […]

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