Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario. By MaryAnne Pankhurst

Fragile Rural Doctors & Healthcare workers in Ontario Need Covid-19 Vaccines & Support in Ontario.  By MaryAnne Pankhurst

JANUARY 31, 2021 – Are Ontario’s rural doctors the forgotten victims of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? It’s a question that health care workers who serve significant communities north of the GTA and 401-corridor ask themselves as the months tick by and the number of cases and outbreaks swell. For these doctors, lack of vaccine protection […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Stay @ Home Restrictions = New Hobby Opportunities

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Covid-19 Stay @ Home Restrictions = New Hobby Opportunities

JANUARY 24, 2021 – With the new ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions, it is a good time for hobbies or to learn new ones when we have to stay indoors so much. When we were kids one of our favourite hobbies was stamp collecting. Some seniors still have the ones they collected as kids and teens […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Time for Ford Government to Crack Down on For Profit LTC Homes in Ontario #onpoli #covid19

JANUARY 24, 2021 – Anyone following the tragic deaths in our long-term care homes knows that this sector of our province has been largely ignored over time by both the present Ontario government and previous ones. Out of sight out of mind would be a good description- until of course an election comes along and […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Blue Jays & Guide Dogs

JANUARY 8, 2021 – Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence recently held their annual Christmas food drive to benefit the Food Cupboard at Trinity Anglican Church. There were lots of food donations. A big thank you to Claudette Quesnel for all her work and to all the residents who generously donated food to help those in need. […]

Cornwall Community Hospital Asks Public Action to Stop COVID-19 Case Counts from Rising.

Cornwall Community Hospital Asks Public Action to Stop COVID-19 Case Counts from Rising.

January 7th 2021 –As the number of COVID-19 positive cases increase daily in our community, Cornwall Community Hospital is becoming challenged to meet the demand for patient care. Physicians and staff are prepared to manage the virus, but community action is required to stop the case count from rising further to avoid a disruption in […]

LYELL SULLIVAN BUTTERMORE Caught by CBSA w FAKE Entry Documents to Canada During Covid-19

LYELL SULLIVAN BUTTERMORE Caught by CBSA w FAKE Entry Documents to Canada During Covid-19

JANUARY 6, 2021 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to limiting the spread of COVID-19 in Canada. Since March, travel restrictions have been in place for all but essential travel and trade. The CBSA continues to be vigilant and applies the current travel restrictions to all persons seeking entry to Canada accordingly.  […]

Cornwall Ontario Emergency Doctor Lorne Scharf Answers Some Covid-19 Questions on Social Media

Cornwall Ontario Emergency Doctor Lorne Scharf Answers Some Covid-19 Questions on Social Media

JANUARY 5, 2021 – Below is a post from the Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff and Emergency Room Doctor Doctor Lorne Scharf. Doctor Scharf has had some sage words before here on CFN and continues to lead the way at our local hospital. He agreed to let CFN republish his post which we have […]

Social Media Speculation – 2 Cornwall Ontario McDonald’s Shut Down Due to Covid-19

Social Media Speculation – 2 Cornwall Ontario McDonald’s Shut Down Due to Covid-19

January 2, 2021 – Trickles of information is coming in as to why both Cornwall Ontario McDonalds locations are closed as of 8PM Saturday January 2, 2021 with people stating that the 13th Street location had a Covid case. The same location has previously had at least one Covid case including where a worker came […]

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips. By Jamie Gilcig

Time for Doug Ford to Step Up & Deal with Randy Hillier & Rod Phillips.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19 emergency laws and guidelines are […]

LTE : No Mask? No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

LTE :   No Mask?  No Problem for Walmart in Cornwall Ontario OPINION – Dec 20, 2020

Dear Editor, “Facemasks don’t work; they do nothing”… according to a Walmart security person on duty at the Ninth Street Walmart store in Cornwall, Ontario, on Friday afternoon, December 18th 2020. This alternate fact was shared by a Walmart contracted security person while he intervened in a verbal exchange between a masked shopper, and a […]

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Eatery SIP n SCOOP Responds to Allegations of Staff Not Wearing Masks by Being Abusive.  By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 11, 2020 – Part of the job of being a journalist is telling truths that upset people. That’s the crux of the truth. There’s no real defense to it. Smart people, when they make a mistake, own it, and then try and do the best they can to resolve it. And then there are […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy Hanukkah & 2021 Guide Dog Calendar

DECEMBER 9, 2020 – Our Jewish friends will be celebrating Hanukkah beginning at sundown December 10th until sundown December 18th. I asked a friend of mine, Sidney Horovitz in Calgary, whom I had gone to school with many moons ago in Cornwall, what Hanukkah celebrations might be like this year with all the COVID 19 […]

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Police Failed Community Over Anti Mask Rally as Only 2 Locals Charged.    By Jamie Gilcig

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive bauble that the City of Cornwall […]

Sitting Anti Mask MPP Randy Hillier Advocates Local Business Boycott Pub After Son Tasered For Refusing to Wear Mask. By Jamie Gilcig

Sitting Anti Mask MPP Randy Hillier Advocates Local Business Boycott Pub After Son Tasered For Refusing to Wear Mask. By Jamie Gilcig

DECEMBER 5, 2020 – Anti Mask advocate & #covidiot Randy Hillier, sitting MPP of Perth, was steaming after his son was tasered by OPP in an infraction regarding the wearing of masks in a local pup in Perth. From the OPP TWO CHARGED AFTER DISTURBANCE IN DOWNTOWN PERTH (PERTH, ON) – Members of the Lanark Detachment […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Squirrels, Art & Birthdays!

DECEMBER 3, 2020 – It is wonderful some days to watch the multi-coloured leaves dancing in the wind when a gust sends them twirling and flying up into the air. Sometimes a squirrel will take advantage of the almost bare lawn and scurry around under the flying leaves to find a little goodie to munch […]