Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Transglutaminase – Meat Glue – Is your Steak All There? December 19, 2011

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Transglutaminase – Meat Glue – Is your Steak All There?   December 19, 2011

CFN – Is it possible that the steak on your dinner plate this evening was glued together from left over parts, mixed with “meat glue” then rolled, refrigerated and sliced to look like a real fillet of beef?  Apparently yes according to some information that landed in my inbox this last week. Enter “transglutaminase”, more commonly […]

New Lifestyle Studio Empowering People to Renew Themselves Opens in Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2011

New Lifestyle Studio Empowering People to Renew Themselves Opens in Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2011

  CFN – Heather Hughes is dedicated to helping people achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle. It’s a journey she knows first-hand. A car accident in her early twenties left Ms. Hughes with serious injuries. After two surgeries, the Williamstown native emerged mobile, but suffering from chronic pain. It was during her rehabilitation period that Ms. […]

Matthew Holmes of COTA Responds to Media Reports about Chemical Pesticides in Organic Foods – December 9, 2011

Matthew Holmes of COTA Responds to Media Reports about Chemical Pesticides in Organic Foods – December 9, 2011

CFN – Consumers wishing to avoid chemical pesticide residues in food, water and on farms have a simple choice: organic products, the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) said today. Repeated government samplings in North America and Europe have shown organic produce has much lower pesticides residues when compared to non-organic. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) pesticide residue […]

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 […]

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