1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

CFN – Nancy Galway of Snow Angels Sanctuary must be pooped!  She and her team put on the 1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo at Trinity Anglican Church in Cornwall Ontario. Over 40 vendors shared their knowledge and products with the public. Lisa Jock shared on how her essential oils worked.   The peppermint […]

Cornwall Junior Weightlifter Qualifies for Nationals! Congrats to Kelly McGillis – December 5, 2011

Cornwall Junior Weightlifter Qualifies for Nationals! Congrats to Kelly McGillis –  December 5, 2011

  CFN – The Ontario Provincial Junior Weightlifting Championship was held this weekend in Toronto and an athlete from Cornwall`s Caveman Strong gym has qualified for the Nationals.   Fifteen year old Kelly McGillis finished in second place in her weight category which solidified her spot on the Ontario team.  McGillis will compete at the Ontario […]

Project 368-268 – Or how I gained 40 pounds in six months! Time to lose weight and get healthier by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2011

Project 368-268 – Or how I gained 40 pounds in six months!   Time to lose weight and get healthier by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2011

CFN – Have you ever woke up six months later and realized you’ve gained forty pounds!   Reasons Excuses are easy; marital break up, check, too many 18 hour days, check; Vino therapy (see break up) check, less time more eating out; more bad choices; less veggies…. check.   Less exercise; yup.  Not enough sleep, […]

Alex Munter Leaves Champlain LHIN to Man CHEO – Chantale LeClerc In – October 12, 2011

Alex Munter Leaves Champlain LHIN to Man CHEO – Chantale LeClerc In – October 12, 2011

CFN – The Champlain LHIN Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Chantale LeClerc as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Ms. LeClerc is currently the Champlain LHIN’s Senior Director of Health System Integration and was previously Chief Nursing Officer at SCO Health Service, now known as Bruyère Continuing Care. She has worked at the […]

Canadian Blood Services asks residents to share their lifeblood this Thanksgiving October 4, 2011

Canadian Blood Services asks residents to share their lifeblood this Thanksgiving October 4, 2011

  CFN – Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families and friends to gather, break bread and give thanks for our many blessings – and for most of us, one of our blessings is health. But health can change in an instant. This year as people prepare for the October long weekend, Canadian Blood Services […]

World Alzheimer Day – Alzheimer Society Release Video – No Thanks, We’re Fine: Supporting Families Living with Dementia – September 21, 2011

World Alzheimer Day – Alzheimer Society Release Video – No Thanks, We’re Fine: Supporting Families Living with Dementia – September 21, 2011

CFN – On World Alzheimer’s Day™, September 21, the Alzheimer Society, in partnership with the Champlain Dementia Network and the Champlain CCAC launched a behaviour change video titled No Thanks, We’re Fine: Supporting Families Living with Dementia directed by the Peabody Award-winning Director Firdaus Kharas. This video, available on YouTube, features the compelling stories of […]

Cornwall Ontario Water Tests at the Top of the Class! 3rd Annual Perfect Score from Ontario Ministry of the Environment – September 20, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Water Tests at the Top of the Class! 3rd Annual Perfect Score from Ontario Ministry of the Environment – September 20, 2011

Cornwall ON – For the third straight year, the City of Cornwall’s Water Purification Plant has scored a perfect inspection rating from the Ontario Ministry of Environment. “These results confirm that the citizens of Cornwall enjoy drinking water that is second to none,” said Mayor Bob Kilger. “City staff is committed to maintaining the safety and […]

Canadian Cancer Society Busy in Cornwall Ontario – Fish Fry, Head Shave, Golf Tournaments! September 19, 2011

Canadian Cancer Society Busy in Cornwall Ontario – Fish Fry, Head Shave, Golf Tournaments! September 19, 2011

Cornwall ON –  Busy times for the Cornwall chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society as they sent in pics of a number of their fundraising bounties!   The Seguin Family Fish Fry netted $3,070.00 (our pardon for the pun). The Canadian Cancer Society would like to thank Mike Benzien for organizing the first annual E-Bike […]

West Nile Mosquitoe Virus Warning for Eastern Ontario – September 6, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

West Nile Mosquitoe Virus Warning for Eastern Ontario – September 6, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Mosquitoes in our area have tested positive for the West Nile virus.  Although there have been no human cases in our region, there have been some reported cases in the province. “The Eastern Ontario Health Unit has been actively monitoring mosquitoes for West Nile virus” says Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of […]

It’s time for The Annual Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic – Tuesday September 6, 2011 Cornwall Ontario Civic Complex – Canadian Blood Services

It’s time for The Annual Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic – Tuesday September 6, 2011 Cornwall Ontario Civic Complex – Canadian Blood Services

Cornwall ON – The Annual Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic will be held on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the Cornwall Civic Complex (Salons A, B and C) from 12 pm to 3:30 pm and from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. Canadian Blood Services is hoping for over 300 donors that day to roll up their […]

Lib Candidate for SD&SG Unveils Third Pillar of his Campaign – Healthcare and how it Effects Seniors – August 29, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Lib Candidate for SD&SG Unveils Third Pillar of his Campaign – Healthcare and how it Effects Seniors – August 29, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Mark A. MacDonald announced on his YouTube channel today, his third and most important pillar, our health care system and more importantly how it affects our seniors.   “Make no mistake about it,” MacDonald stated “this is what it all comes down to. Our health care system is fundamental and crucial to […]

Ontario Doctors & Nurses to Make Housecalls! New Healthcare Initiative Announced by Minister Deb Matthews – August 28, 2011

Ontario Doctors & Nurses to Make Housecalls! New Healthcare Initiative Announced by Minister Deb Matthews – August 28, 2011

CFN – Ontarians will be able to count on house calls from their family doctors and nurses under a new Ontario Liberal plan, London North Centre Liberal Candidate Deb Matthews announced today.   “House calls are coming back to Ontario so anyone who has difficulty getting to appointments will be cared for right in their […]

Ontario expands Ottawa Heart Institute access to state-of-the-art cardiac care for families in the Ottawa region. August 24, 2011

Ontario expands  Ottawa Heart Institute access to state-of-the-art cardiac care for families in the Ottawa region. August 24, 2011

Ottawa ON – Premier Dalton McGuinty was at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute today to announce plans for a major expansion and renovation of the Cardiac Life Support Services. Six new cardiac intensive care unit beds, an additional operating room and other improvements will help reduce wait times and ensure more people have access to the services they need […]

2011 Drive for a Cure Fund Raiser for the SD&G Canadian Cancer Society Branch – Cornwall Golf and Country Club – August 31, 2011

2011 Drive for a Cure Fund Raiser for the SD&G Canadian Cancer Society Branch – Cornwall Golf and Country Club – August 31, 2011

  Cornwall ON – Pictured above one of last years foursome’s which includes Drive For a Cure committee members Bob Piteau (Event Chair), members Bruce Grant and Bill Dickie.  Come join them this year August 31st, at Cornwall Golf and Country Club.  For more information contact the Canadian Cancer Society.   Sharyn Duffey   837 Pitt St., […]

Systematic Discrimination: What It’s Like Living With A Medical Marijuana License – Opinion by Russell Barth – August 2, 2011

Systematic Discrimination: What It’s Like Living With A Medical Marijuana License – Opinion by Russell Barth – August 2, 2011

Ottawa ON – I would rather have one than not, but living with a Medical Marijuana License from Health Canada has been a bit of a nightmare. For my wife and I, it has been a stressful and humiliating experience on more than one occasion. The fact that we have to carry “Special Papers” with […]

GOVERNMENTS AGREE TO FUND LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT FOR RARE, FATAL BLOOD DISEASE – July 24, 2011

GOVERNMENTS AGREE TO FUND LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT FOR RARE, FATAL BLOOD DISEASE – July 24, 2011

TORONTO ON –The Canadian Association of PNH Patients applauds governments across Canada for their landmark agreement to provide public access to Soliris (eculizumab), a life-saving treatment for the ultra-rare blood disease known as paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). With this agreement, Canada joins the vast majority of jurisdictions in the developed world that ensure access to […]

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