Cornwall ON – The makers of Kids Tylenol and more than 35 other drugs has issued a voluntary recall in the US.   McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the recall. McNeil Consumer Healthcare Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain OTC Infants’ and Children’s Products Fort Washington, PA (April 30, 2010) – McNeilContinue Reading

Ottawa Mayoral Candidate Jim Watson Wants to Follow Cornwall’s Lead Cornwall ON – Ottawa Mayoral candidate Jim Watson unveiled the first part of his economic plan for the City of Ottawa on Monday, and he referenced modeling a new approach to economic development on Cornwall’s ability to work with allContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Earth Day Festivities were marred in London Ontario when protesting Pharmacists and supporters marred an appearance by Health Minister Deb Matthews and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty. LINK The Liberal government has banned about $750 million in annual fees paid to pharmacies by generic drug companies to stock their products,Continue Reading

Cornwall ON – It’s always good to green Cornwall.   The Raisin Region Conservation Area will be giving away 10 seedlings per household as part of their 12th Annual Earth Day Celebration. It’s this Saturday April 24th at 18045 Country Road 2 or you can phone them at 613.938.3611 forContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – The Tobacco Wars are heating up as Giant Phillip Morris enters the fray.  The Owner of brands such as Marlboro is funding advertisements against Native Cigarettes which already are under fire as they are smuggled into Canada as well as areas in the US and impacting theContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – The Real War on drugs takes place each and every day. It’s not cocaine; it’s not Mary Jane as one of our radio guests call it. It’s pharmaceuticals and the pressures from big drug companies on Medicare. Recently Ontario slashed the prices pharmacies are allowed to chargeContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff probably played a lot of Twister in school.   He swiveled his position on new Quebec proposals to essentially implement user fees.   Quebec of all of the provinces have been doing their own swiveling on medical services with private offerings such asContinue Reading

Cornwall ON– So it’s time.   Some of you may recall I talked about some life and fitness goals for 2010 for myself. It’s wasn’t about dieting, but about living better.     There are many different ways to approach this, but after consulting and discussing this with a lotContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Good news for Ontario residents as the Liberal Government is attacking the hidden cost of generic drugs in restricting the drug companies from giving rebates to pharmacies; a practice that inflated the cost of drugs in the Province. LINK When Ontario made an initial, tentative step toContinue Reading

Buy A Green Food Box… Get a Free Organic Produce Bag Cornwall ON – The Cornwall Green Food Box and Steward Bags are working together to encourage people to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Customers who buy a Green Food Box in April will get a free reusable produceContinue Reading

CONSUMER ALERT – PRODUCT RECALL Silani Sweet Cheese has voluntarily recalled Silani brand mozzarella Cheese Product sold in 340 g packages bearing the UPC 0 650525 7 and with a Best Before date of 2011 MR 1 This product was sold only in Ontario and Quebec. All retailers have been notified. PleaseContinue Reading

Are Biodegradable and Compostable good choices? Three different plastic bags came across my desk in the past week.  One was the plastic packaging on daffodils from the Canadian Cancer Society, labeled 100% degradable, one was a plain plastic bag labeled oxo-biodegradable from a natural soap artisan in Quebec and theContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Medicare is under attack, but do most Canadians know it?   With the next Federal Election getting closer it seems that political parties are jockeying for position including dealing with outbursts from provincial governments. The latest outburst is coming from the Charest Government in Quebec.    Continue Reading

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall Spring Home & Leisure show opens today, Friday March 26, 2010 at the Cornwall Civic Complex (100 Water Street). Doors open at 4 PM and will be broadcasting LIVE from the event starting at 4PM and be back Saturday and Sunday! The Cornwall SpringContinue Reading

You know Spring is here when The Cornwall Ontario Chamber of Commerce has it’s Spring Home & Leisure Show at the Cornwall Civic Complex. 100+ vendors; activities, and so much to do and see! The 2010 Spring Home & Leisure Show will be held March 26, 27 & 28, 2010Continue Reading

Lots of people and lots of organizations talk about the importance of good health these days, but there’s a world of difference between words and actions.  The ‘importance of diet and fitness’ make great sound bites, but there is so much misleading advertising and so many mistruths in what isContinue Reading