Letter to the Editor – William Hennessy of Ottawa Ontario Reminds us April 13, 2011 is Day of Pink – No More Bullying!

Letter to the Editor – William Hennessy of Ottawa Ontario Reminds us April 13, 2011 is Day of Pink – No More Bullying!

April 13 is the Day of Pink, the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, and Homophobia, where everyone is encouraged to show their support by wearing pink. . Homophobia and other forms of discrimination are a pressing issue in Canadian society.  Egale Canada, a Canadian gay rights advocacy group, recently released a report stating that 75% […]

Ontario Proposing Changes to Public Hospitals Act – Nurse Practioners to Admit & Discharge Patient – April 9, 2011

Ontario Proposing Changes to Public Hospitals Act  – Nurse Practioners to Admit & Discharge Patient – April 9, 2011

Queens Park ON –Nurse Practitioners (NPs) may soon be able to admit and discharge patients from hospital, helping to make the health system more efficient and saving time for patients.   The province is proposing changes to the Public Hospitals Act to give NPs the authority to admit and discharge patients from hospital. Hospitals would […]

C.D. Howe Institute – Curing the Chronic Healthcare Spending Disease: Four Tough Choices for Canadians – April 6, 2011

C.D. Howe Institute – Curing the Chronic Healthcare Spending Disease: Four Tough Choices for Canadians – April 6, 2011

Toronto ON – The amount Canadians spend on healthcare is set to rise rapidly over the next two decades and Canadians need to face up to tough choices to deal with this “spending disease,” according to a new C.D. Howe Institute study by David A. Dodge, former Governor of the Bank of Canada, and Richard […]

David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying Challenges Mayor Jim McDonell on his Maths – March 30, 2011

David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying Challenges Mayor Jim McDonell on his Maths – March 30, 2011

Dear Sir, . Counties Councilor Jim McDonell, who is a candidate for the Provincial Conservative Party’s nomination, is quoted as saying that it will cost an extra $3 million to mow the Counties’ roadsides if we cease the controversial spraying program. . The annual cost of the Counties mowing is $300,000. Mayor McDonell tells me […]

Participaction – New Physical Activity Guidelines for Significant Health Benefits – March 29, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario – Francais Aussi

Participaction – New Physical Activity Guidelines for Significant Health Benefits – March 29, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario – Francais Aussi

Cornwall ON – New Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines have been developed based on recent scientific evidence that shows a compelling link between physical activity and important health benefits. The new Guidelines have been developed by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) and the Public Health Agency of Canada.  According to CSEP, Canadians’ physical activity […]

Physicians for Global Survival Conference March 25-26 Saint Paul University – Ottawa Ontario

Physicians for Global Survival Conference March 25-26 Saint Paul University – Ottawa Ontario

Ottawa ON – Has the Japanese nuclear disaster got you thinking about the effects of radiation?  What is PR and what is fact?   Come to Saint Paul University in Ottawa Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th.  Physicians for Global Survival will bring you facts – and provide an opportunity to answer some of […]

Greenpeace Activists Shut Down Ontario Power Generation Darlington Nuclear Hearings – March 22, 2011

Greenpeace Activists Shut Down Ontario Power Generation Darlington Nuclear Hearings – March 22, 2011

Courtice ON – Greenpeace members are delaying the hearings for an expansion of the Darlington Nuclear facility at Hope Fellowship Church 1685 Bloor Street, Courtice. The Japanese crisis is fueling the protest and Canadians fears not only of Nuclear power in general, but about safety and precautions to protect people from current facilities such as […]

Ostomy Expo and Info Day – April 30th, 2011 – Embassy West Senior Living in Ottawa Ontario

Ostomy Expo and Info Day – April 30th, 2011 – Embassy West Senior Living in Ottawa Ontario

Cornwall ON – Over one thousand ostomy surgeries per year are performed in the Ottawa area , some temporary and others permanent.  People from all walks of life, politicians, royalty, sports figures, professionals, teenagers, children and babies have had their lives saved by this surgery.  And yet the word  ostomy is often still a word […]

David Rawnsley and CARS Blow a Flat Tire on United Counties of SD&G Roadside Spraying – March 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

David Rawnsley and CARS Blow a Flat Tire on United Counties of SD&G Roadside Spraying – March 22, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – I don’t get to many United Counties of SD&G meetings, but I should.   Monday’s meeting featured a presentation by David Rawnsley of Citizens Against Roadside Spraying. There was actually a nice sized crowd to support Mr. Rawnsley and his position that the Counties could save $55,000 on spraying and that they […]

People Buying Up Kelp Tablets in Cornwall Ontario and Across Canada on Nuke Fears – March 18, 2011

People Buying Up Kelp Tablets in Cornwall Ontario and Across Canada on Nuke Fears – March 18, 2011

Cornwall ON- People watching and reading the news in Japan have been reacting to it with reports across the world of people buying up Iodine tablets and even Kelp extracts which are a natural source of Iodine. While most experts are suggesting no real fears of winds of radiation impacting people in Eastern Ontario I […]

The Fukushima Blues – Special to the Cornwall Free News by Roy Berger – March 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Fukushima Blues – Special to the Cornwall Free News by Roy Berger – March 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – You asked me for an editorial on the nuclear thing. You know what. I’ve tried a few pages. I am way too angry and mad to write something I can live with. My contempt for Parliament, the Kremlin and The White House is a burden. We got here because we can’t learn […]

Why is the Harper Government Delaying GMO Alfalfa Moratorium? March 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Why is the Harper Government Delaying GMO Alfalfa Moratorium? March 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall ON – A long time ago I learned that there were in fact many people that knew much more about some things than I did.   I know, shocking!   Yet I marvel at how people elected to government, on this case “The Harper Government” seemingly don’t grasp this simple tenet to success. Police […]

Le BSEO élargit les services dentaires pour les enfants des familles à faible revenu – EOHU Expands Dental Services for Children in Low-Income Families- March 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Le BSEO élargit les services dentaires pour les enfants des familles à faible revenu – EOHU Expands Dental Services for Children in Low-Income Families- March 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Starting in March, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) will be offering a new dental care program for children from low-income families. The new Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program is funded by the Ministry of Health Promotion, and provides regular dental care free-of-charge for children 17 and under who don’t have access […]

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