CFN – There’s a trend in BIG CORPORATE media that is seeing a lot of talented people being replaced by young and less experienced voices.    Cost reduction or just reactions to divergence in media?  Some would see a decentralization and less focus on local is the culprit.  Create oneContinue Reading

CFN –  The problem with losing hockey in Montreal is that the multitude of media have to find something to write about.   The first week post Jacques Martin has some members of the media targetting interim coach Randy Cunneyworth; as if Randy doesn’t have enough troubles taking over aContinue Reading

In response to the press conference held by the Union of Veterans Affairs Employees in Victoria BC yesterday, December 7, the Canadian Veterans Advocacy fully supports their demand that Veterans Affairs Canada be exempt from the Harper government’s proposed budget cuts in the upcoming federal budget. “Vets already face significantContinue Reading

  CFN – I was shocked to learn tonight of a Mall owned by the Westcliff group that is refusing to allow poppies to be sold by the Legion before Remembrance  Day.   Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec have refused their local Legion a table and two chairs in their sprawling Mall.Continue Reading

  JOHN DeYOUNG   stars in a musical play by . THE AWARD-WINNING . JOVANKA BACH . PRODUCED AND Directed by:  JOHN STARK . STARRING JOHN DEYOUNG . Multi-media slideshow & lighting design by Joe Morissey (New Mexico Production) Design and Technical Director (Vancouver, Montreal & TorontoContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Royalty visited Cornwall Ontario; Roller Derby royalty as Georgia W Tush skated into the River City to meet and chat with Chloé Bessette and Penny Rudderham; two of the founders of the new Women’s Roller Derby league forming in Cornwall Ontario. httpv:// By day Georgia is Alyssa Kwasny,Continue Reading

CFN –  The audience at the Bell Centre in Montreal Wednesday night did not go away disappointed as the Foo Fighters played for nearly three hours!    Dave Grohl has come along way since Nirvana.   My pal and former Cornwall resident, Evie, and Seattle native caught the Foo Fighters and hadContinue Reading

Montreal QC –  A laughing contest held last October in Montreal sparked an international trend with contests breaking out in Japan,Czech Republicand the USA, according to the documentary RiRE EXTREME which premieres July 24th at  the Just for Laughs Festival. “Laughing contest held. Hilarity ensues.” CBC   Ultimate Laughter or extreme laughter canContinue Reading

CHICOUTIMI QC – From July 9 to July 19, eight 16- to 20-year-olds from different pediatric oncology centres across Canada will set out to explore Georgian Bay by sea kayak. To help prepare them for this great expedition, Amélie Grenier, actress and spokesperson for On the Tip of the Toes Foundation,Continue Reading

CFN – Just benefited from a little time to “personally restore” on a retreat in the Laurentians close to the town of Sainte-Agathe-Nord, Quebec. Surrounded by thick mature forest, clean crisp air and sparkling fresh water recharging and relaxation was served up in short order.  My cabin was located inContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – So I get a ping this morning from a voice from the past.   She tells me about this event in Montreal, Le Mood, in Montreal, which you can tell from the hot poster above is about Judaism.    I’m born Jewish, but have never really practicedContinue Reading