Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Mayor Bernadette Clement Needs to Resign from the EOHU Board if She Wants to Be @ Marches.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 – It’s great to be able to use tax money to promote your causes. It’s one of the perks of getting elected. However in 2020 we’re in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19. While Cornwall has either been really lucky with low case numbers, or really good at hiding our […]

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 – We were very lucky recently as CCH was gracious enough to allow us to ask a few questions of its Chief of Staff, Dr. Lorne Scharf about COVID-19. Here are our questions and his answers: CFN How did you feel the first time you encountered a Covid-19 patient first hand?    […]

Has Covid-19 Shown Us That We Need More Daycare and Less Teachers in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig

Has Covid-19 Shown Us That  We Need More Daycare and Less Teachers in Ontario?  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 – Covid-19 is showing us a lot of truths. Some people are not going to like them and some will. The Ontario Teachers Union is one of the most powerful and successful in Canada. There’s no doubt to that. Through mostly its relationship with the former Liberal government in the province they […]

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

AUGUST 11, 2020 – This is one of the reasons why so many don’t feel safe shopping in Cornwall Ontario. This writer, like many seniors, likes to do their errands early in the morning with the hope of avoiding #covidiots and special people that like to wear their masks under their noses. With the EOHU […]

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days! By Jamie Gilcig

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days!   By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 8, 2020 – Area Home Inspector Brian Schofield is a happy and lucky man. His wife Donna survived a brutal case of COVID 19 that most people would have succumbed to. The registered nurse survived and now faces a long recovery, but for today she gets to be with her husband. They wrote on […]

Reasons Why CBD Oil Is So Popular with Seniors in Canada

Reasons Why CBD Oil Is So Popular with Seniors in Canada

There are few products in the health and wellness arena that have caused more of a stir in the last few years than CBD. The cannabinoid is today hailed as a natural and holistic treatment with the potential to alleviate the symptoms of an array of chronic mental and physical health conditions. While CBD oil […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lazy Hazy Days of Summer – 8 Years & 175 Columns Later!

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lazy Hazy Days of Summer – 8 Years & 175 Columns Later!

Remember that wonderful song by Nat King Cole, “Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer”? Sodas, pretzels and beer. Well, not exactly – no beer. When I was growing up you had to be 21 to be served alcohol. Any social circles I was involved in, whether dances, parties or any formal activities, there was […]

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

Premier Ford We’re Not Ready for Stage 3. By Jamie Gilcig

JULY 14, 2020 – As I sit here I fear for my community. I fear that our leadership is failing again by not clearly mandating the wearing of masks and not enforcing what laws and rules are in place. That’s not a mix for success and it doesn’t make sense to move forward until we […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

The Longue Sault Rapids were a big attraction when I was young but were lost to the new St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. I remember going to Sheik’s Island, west of Cornwall, for picnics. We could see all the rapids by looking over a fenced cliff area. The rapids swirled and swirled around. Boats such […]

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Indoors #COVID19

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Indoors  #COVID19

JULY 6, 2020 – It might have taken awhile, but Eastern Ontario has decreed that staff and customers mask in. Months into the Coronavirus Pandemic there still is no real treatment or cure. The Cornwall area is a particularly vulnerable area. It not only is close to the Quebec border, which many locals complain about […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Hockey, COVID, & the Band.

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Hockey, COVID, & the Band.

Remember the wonderful Roger’s and Hammerstein’s song from Carousel,” June is Busting Out All Over”? It certainly is. No wonder!! April showers brought May flowers. What a wonderful treat to see everything blooming in such an array of gorgeous colours. An artist’s delight. First the small crocuses raised their little heads even in the cooler […]

Different Types of DNA Tests

As medical technologies become more and more available to the general public, DNA tests have become a household source of entertainment. Years ago, DNA testing was reserved for police investigations, paternity tests, and trashy daytime television. However, you can now order a DNA kit straight to your front door. For the most part, people have […]

#Covidiots Winning in Cornwall As Mayor Clement & Police Chief Help Organize BLM March. By Jamie Gilcig

#Covidiots Winning in Cornwall As Mayor Clement & Police Chief Help Organize BLM March.  By Jamie Gilcig

JUNE 7. 2020 – Like a bad horror movie we are seeing political hypocrites put the health and safety of this community in peril. COVID 19 still has no true treatment and no cure. There is no vaccine for it. Cornwall is a city where if you end up in Intensive Care you end up […]

How Health Canada’s ACMPR is Helping Patients Grow More Than 4 Plants Per Household in Ontario

How Health Canada’s ACMPR is Helping Patients Grow More  Than 4 Plants Per Household in Ontario

When the Cannabis Act officially became law, Canadians jumped at the chance to have the freedom to legally purchase recreational weed. After years of talking about federal legalization, it finally happened. But for some, the best part of the Cannabis Act isn’t the freedom to buy cannabis – it’s to grow it. According to the […]