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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