Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – First Dementia Villages in Canada 021919

Seniors Situation Room  by Dawn Ford – First Dementia Villages in Canada 021919

These snowy days remind me of the winters we had when we were kids. I can’t remember too many days though that the schools were closed unless it was a very big storm. Bet we would have liked that. We walked back and forth to school and attended from 9 to 4pm, going home for […]

CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

Recall details Ottawa, February 8, 2019 – Industry is recalling Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. These products may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Optimism About Heart & Stroke Month 020419

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Optimism About Heart & Stroke Month 020419

The Optimist Creed is very inspiring. I happened to come across a copy of it recently in some papers. We are fortunate in Cornwall to have a local Optimist Club which was chartered in 1948. According to their web site, the late Norm Ross was the chapter President. There were 59 charter members at that […]

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Is Cornwall & SD&G the Child Suicide Capital of Canada? by Jamie Gilcig 012719

Did I hear anything about the young girl that took her own life? For the second time in two years I was queried that recently. We don’t like to talk about suicide. The police do not put it on the blotter. Here in Cornwall they refused to give me any numbers or data. After much […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Ice Cream @Cornwall Square, Art & a Tiger Tale! 012119

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Ice Cream @Cornwall Square, Art & a Tiger Tale!  012119

We lost the Brookdale Mall some years ago. I loved the Miss Cornwall Restaurant and it was also handy to have a movie theatre in the same mall. Recently we lost the Eastcourt Mall which was another nice mall but, like the Brookdale Mall area, there are still lots of nice stores there which people […]

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

Nobody should be surprised as predictions of this storm have started mid week, but it’s starting to blow and it’s a rare mix of very cold temperatures and heavy snowfall with as many as 30cm predicted in some regions of Eastern Ontario. Here in Downtown Cornwall it’s -22c at CFN Headquarters as of 3:34 PM. […]

#OPP Charge Caregiver MARTINA HAVEL $150K Fraud of 95 Year Old Woman Near Brockville 011519

#OPP Charge Caregiver MARTINA HAVEL $150K Fraud of 95 Year Old Woman Near Brockville 011519

(LEEDS, ON.) –   A 42 year old Lansdowne woman is facing a string of fraud related charges after an elderly woman was defrauded out of a substantial amount of her life savings. Members of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began a months-long investigation after they were contacted in May […]

Ottawa Hospital Orderly WILBERT ARAGON BAEZ Charged w Sexual Assault #OPS 011218

Ottawa Hospital Orderly WILBERT ARAGON BAEZ Charged w Sexual Assault #OPS 011218

(Ottawa)—On Friday, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit (SACA) charged a hospital orderly who was employed at The Ottawa Hospital – General campus, with one count of Sexual Assault.   SACA received a complaint from an adult female victim who had surgery in early December 2018.  Post-surgery, the victim was sexually assaulted […]

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford CCVS Thoughts & More 011619

Senior’s Situation Room by Dawn Ford CCVS Thoughts & More 011619

Senior Situation Room Edition 138 Dawn Ford New Year’s has come and gone and now we are stuck with all our New Year’s resolutions… or not, if you didn’t make any. I only have two: I will try doing some jigsaw puzzles which I have never tried and get back to doing more crossword puzzles. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Petula Clark’s song, “Downtown”reminds me sometimes of growing up post war in Cornwall. That line,”Everything’s waiting for you”, says it all. Pitt and Second Streets were sort of our hub’ in center town. We had it all. There were so many stores that seemed to have everything we needed or wanted. At Sleeman’s Sports Store […]

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto Corporation Seeks Justice for Tribal Members Diagnosed with Cancer AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe joined a legal complaint against the Monsanto Corporation and its corporate successors that alleges exposures suffered by the Tribe and individual tribal members to polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”) have increased their risk of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Chanukah 2018 & Tiger Tales! 112518

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Chanukah 2018 & Tiger Tales!  112518

Our Jewish friends will be celebrating Hanukkah for eight days from the evening of Dec 3 rd. to December 10th. Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish wintertime “Festival of Lights”. It is celebrated with nightly lightings of the menorah, with special prayers , blessings and fried food such as the potato latke (pancake) with applesauce […]

Wendy the Weed Witch – Are Doctors Doing their Due Diligence on Medical Marijuana? 111518

Wendy the Weed Witch – Are Doctors Doing their Due Diligence on Medical Marijuana? 111518

Are doctors doing their due diligence when it comes to medical cannabis? As a medicinal user of cannabis, I had to drive 5 ½ hours to get a doctor to prescribe it because my doctor and the out of town pain specialist refused. Now that it is legal, people are still being ignored and denied […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day 2018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Remembrance Day 2018

  Cornwall Ontario – Our Canadian doctor Lt. Col John McCrae could not have known that his poem “In Flanders’s Field” written in 1915 would become such a famous loved poem for the whole world. The Annual Poppy Campaign of the Royal Canadian Legion raises money for our Veterans and their families and organizations which […]

CFIA FOOD ALERT – Janes Chicken Strips – SALMONELLA 110218

CFIA FOOD ALERT – Janes Chicken Strips – SALMONELLA  110218

Updated Food Recall Warning – Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Strips recalled due to Salmonella Recall date: November 2, 2018 Reason for recall: Microbiological – Salmonella Hazard classification: Class 1 Company / Firm: Sofina Foods Inc. Distribution: National Extent of the distribution: Retail Recall details Ottawa, November 2, 2018 – The food recall warning issued on October […]

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