Bad Pete Marier Off the Air at CHOM in Montreal – Media trends seeing the loss of so many veterans… December 26, 2011

Bad Pete Marier Off the Air at CHOM in Montreal – Media trends seeing the loss of so many veterans…  December 26, 2011

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 one radio show or one set […]

Montreal Media Targeting Canadiens Interim Coach Randy Cunneyworth for not being Bilingual – December 22, 2011

Montreal Media Targeting Canadiens Interim Coach Randy Cunneyworth for not being Bilingual – December 22, 2011

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 a squad that just doesn’t have […]

The National Hit The Bell Centre in Montreal Friday December 9, 2011

The National Hit The Bell Centre in Montreal Friday December 9, 2011

CFN –  I was supposed to be at the Bell Centre Friday night to catch The National but time and lack of sleep wore me down!  Luckily some Cornwallites made the trip and raved about the group’s performance!   Special thanks to Jennifer MacDonald for the great photos! Apparently Win Butler of Arcade Fire is […]

Letter to the Editor Michael L Blais CD – Harper Government Turning Veteran Hospital Over to Quebec Government Control & Support for VAC Budget Exemption – Dec 8, 2011

Letter to the Editor  Michael L Blais  CD – Harper Government Turning Veteran Hospital Over to Quebec Government Control & Support for VAC Budget Exemption – Dec 8, 2011

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 significant challenges accessing services and benefits,” […]

Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec – Westcliff Group Shopping Mall Denies Legion from Selling Poppies for Remembrance Day ! UPDATED 12:28 PM

Carrefour Angrignon in Lasalle Quebec – Westcliff Group Shopping Mall Denies Legion from Selling Poppies for Remembrance Day !  UPDATED 12:28 PM

  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. It was covered in this […]

John De Young stars as Johnny Canuck! Saturday & Sunday October 22-23 – Crowley Arts Centre – Montréal

John De Young stars as Johnny Canuck! Saturday & Sunday October 22-23 – Crowley Arts Centre –  Montréal

  JOHN DeYOUNG   stars in a musical play by . THE AWARD-WINNING . JOVANKA BACH          www.johnstarkproductions.com . 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 & Toronto productions) J. Kent Inasy Production video […]

Cornwall Ontario Women’s Roller Derby Team Visits Montreal to Learn and Shop! September 12, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Women’s Roller Derby Team Visits Montreal to Learn and Shop! September 12, 2011

Montreal QC – It was a blast of a day for Cornwall’s newly forming Women’s Roller Derby team and league!    The girls went down to not only buy some gear and clothing, but also had the chance to watch a scrimmage between one of the top Women’s teams of North America as they beat […]

Royal Visit to Cornwall Ontario – Roller Derby Queen Georgia W Tush talks with Local League Founders – September 5, 2011

Royal Visit to Cornwall Ontario – Roller Derby Queen Georgia W Tush talks with Local League Founders – September 5, 2011

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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9u1sQskkwc By day Georgia is Alyssa Kwasny, owner of Neon Skates in Montreal; […]

Foo Fighters Don’t Disappoint Montreal! The Return of the Doughboys – August 12, 2011

Foo Fighters Don’t Disappoint Montreal!   The Return of the Doughboys – August 12, 2011

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 had a lot of insight on […]

2nd Montreal Laughter Championships set for Just for Laughs July 24, 2011 Screening of Rire Extreme

2nd Montreal Laughter Championships set for Just for Laughs July 24, 2011 Screening of Rire Extreme

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 can be highly entertaining due to the […]

Eight young people with cancer face a different type of challenge on a sea kayaking expedition in Georgian Bay – July 17, 2011

Eight young people with cancer face a different type of challenge on a sea kayaking expedition in Georgian Bay – July 17, 2011

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, and Caroline Brunet, triple Olympic […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Retreating to the Land of Bears, Cherries, and Clean Water – July 6, 2011 – Ste Agathe Nord, Quebec

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Retreating to the Land of Bears, Cherries, and Clean Water – July 6, 2011 – Ste Agathe Nord,  Quebec

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 in an area which does not […]

Prince Delivers 4 Hour Performance at the 32nd Annual Montreal Jazz Festival! June 25, 2011

Prince Delivers 4 Hour Performance at the 32nd Annual Montreal Jazz Festival!  June 25, 2011

Montreal QC – Prince may be enigmatic at times as his 5 decade career in music unfolds, but boring is never a word connected to the diminutive master of the performance.   He kicked off the Montreal Jazz Fest with a four hour set that included encore after encore at Metropolis. He performed is old hits, […]

Le Mood – AN UNEXPECTED FESTIVAL OF JEWISH LEARNING, ARTS & CULTURE & Parc Lafontaine – My Sunny Sunday in Montreal by Jamie Gilcig – June 6, 2011

Le Mood – AN UNEXPECTED FESTIVAL OF JEWISH LEARNING, ARTS & CULTURE & Parc Lafontaine – My Sunny Sunday in Montreal by Jamie Gilcig – June 6, 2011

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 practiced the religion and have just […]

Montreal Pet Shelters Going to the Dogs…and Cats – May 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Montreal Pet Shelters Going to the Dogs…and Cats – May 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Montreal is going to the dogs…and cats…It’s not the ill kept roads, like Highway 20 where I had a chunk of  roadway flipped up into my windshield causing the uproar, or the traffic jams, language issues, and ridiculous parking costs downtown that have people up in arms, but  people from across the city […]

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