Cornwall Confirms Respiratory Outbreak at Glen Stor Dun Lodge Seniors Residence 040120

Cornwall Confirms Respiratory Outbreak at Glen Stor Dun Lodge Seniors Residence 040120

Sadly CFN was tipped off that staff at the lodge were being tested last week. A call to a very nervous Steven Golden, director of the lodge was strange. Mr. Golden couldn’t answer if any of the staff had been tested for COVID 19. He asked if he could call back and never did. Now […]

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

Maurice Dupelle & EOHU Leave Senior & Sick Filled Bingo Hall Open in Cornwall Until Monday 031520 #cwlpoli

While the world is shutting down and encouraging gatherings of less than 5 people only and well spaced, here in Cornwall Ontario, in spite of a high level of seniors and those with morbidity, which means higher treatment and death rates for COVID 19 Coronavirus victims, the Bingo Hall only today announced they are shutting […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – February was a busy month! 030420

February has been a busy month so far. First we had Groundhog Day. Wilburton Willy apparently saw his shadow predicting an early spring. However, someone told me that he is only accurate 40% of the time. Guess we better not hold our breath until we see that first Robin. Valentine’s Day on the 14th. brought […]

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus. By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus.  By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

I’ve been working on this for nearly two weeks as more info and developments keep occurring. As many who have been following this pandemic know it’s evolving and spreading with confirmed cases as close as Montreal. The biggest hurdle for public safety is that people don’t have to be exhibiting symptoms to be contagious. So […]

Petition Asking the Gov’t of Canada to Not Place Diamond Princess Passengers @ NAVCAN in Cornwall Ontario – Please share and sign. FEB 18, 2020

Petition Asking the Gov’t of Canada to Not Place Diamond Princess Passengers @ NAVCAN in Cornwall Ontario – Please share and sign.  FEB 18, 2020

Because of a lack of clear information and what is happening to other members of the ship and the risk of this new and unknown virus we the undersigned at the Government of Canada to place those returning to Canada in secure facilities such as the Air Force Base in Trenton (or others in Canada) […]

Lack of Local Leadership Led to Coronavirus Victims @ NAV Can. NAV knew for over a Week Without Telling Cornwall! By Jamie Gilcig 021720

Lack of Local Leadership Led to Coronavirus Victims @ NAV Can.  NAV knew for over a Week Without Telling Cornwall! By Jamie Gilcig 021720

EDITORIAL: They say you get the government you deserve and that has played out in spades sadly here in Cornwall. While MP Eric Duncan and Mayor Bernadette Clement were jigging it up at Mamma Mia Saturday night the Federal government issued a release that Princess Diamond was going to dump their poor Canadian passengers at […]

Canadian Government Says Chance of Spread of COVID 19 Coronavirus @ NAV Centre in Cornwall is Low as 228 Travelers Arrive 021720

Canadian Government Says Chance of Spread of COVID 19 Coronavirus @ NAV Centre in Cornwall is Low as 228 Travelers Arrive 021720

Government of Canada evacuating Canadians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship to the NAV Centre On February 15, the federal government announced that Global Affairs Canada has chartered a plane to repatriate Canadians on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan. Before leaving Japan, passengers will be assessed to confirm they have […]

CFN Viewer Protest Letter re NAV CAN Site for COVID 19 Quarantine CORONAVIRUS – Please Share and Email! 021620

CFN Viewer Protest Letter re NAV CAN Site for COVID 19 Quarantine CORONAVIRUS – Please Share and Email! 021620

CFN has some amazing viewers. This was submitted today and already sent to council. If you don’t want NAV to be used as a Quarantine site please email council as well as our MPP and MP. Please copy and paste this letter and fill their in boxes! bclement@cornwall.ca councillors@cornwall.ca jim.mcdonell@pc.ola.org Dear Members of Cornwall City […]

Canadian Coronavirus Patients from Diamond Princess Cruise Ship to be Moved to Cornwall Ontario a Really Bad Idea 021620

Canadian Coronavirus Patients from Diamond Princess Cruise Ship to be Moved to Cornwall Ontario a Really Bad Idea 021620

By Jamie Gilcig: Where to we start? Coronovirus is scaring the world. With over 70,000 victims of the flu we are just learning about it. For example when SARS hit it was discovered that drain pipes in apartment complexes played a role in the contagion spreading. Moving victims to Bases like Trenton make sense, but […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Events, Painting & a Tiger Tale 012020

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Events, Painting & a Tiger Tale 012020

Soup’s on!! That has a nice delicious sound to it. “Comin’, Ma!” Oops! No! Ma’s not cooking. Twenty chefs are. And…if you want some, go to the Civic Complex on January 21st. in Salons ABC anytime from 11:30am until 2pm. According to information I received from the Alzheimer Society, there will be 20 soups by […]

Seniors Situation Room – By Dawn Ford – Happy 2020!

Seniors Situation Room – By Dawn Ford – Happy 2020!

Editor’s Note: We apologize for the late publication of Dawn’s column due to technical upgrading of the site. The Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence held their annual Christmas Food Drive to benefit the Food Cupboard at Trinity Anglican Church over the Christmas Holidays. In this photo, Pat Marchand is adding some food to the donation box. […]

Cornwall Eateries with the Most EOHU Inspection Infractions for 2019? 010520

Cornwall Eateries with the Most EOHU Inspection Infractions for 2019? 010520

It’s that time of the year. It’s interesting. The EOHU has changed its access to information about food inspections. There also seem to be less of them. Is one inspection(not counting direct follow ups) enough? Also, just because an eatery has a Green Pass sticker doesn’t mean that all are equal. Some have a multitude […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford 2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

Seniors Situation Room by   Dawn Ford  2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

I received a beautiful 2020 calendar from CNIB Guide Dogs. Wonderful photos of the dogs each month. I went on line to read more about this organization. There are three career options for the dogs: Guide Dogs which are partnered with adults with sight loss, Buddy Dogs are partnered with children with sight loss and […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dental Care for Low Income Seniors 120319

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dental Care for Low Income Seniors 120319

With dreams of Santa on the way, children are getting excited. I went on line to learn about how this Santa Claus legend first began. It is traced to a benevolent monk born in Patara, near Myra in modern day Turkey, about 270 AD, Saint Nicholas, a fourth century Christian saint of children and sailors, […]

Dr. Sheridan Reavely Diaz in Trouble in Cornwall Ontario Again – 112719

Dr. Sheridan Reavely Diaz in Trouble in Cornwall Ontario Again – 112719

Dr. Sheridan (Sherry) Diaz is in trouble with the CPSO with some serious allegations. From the CPSO website: Allegations of Dr. Reavely-Diaz’s professional have been referred to the Discipline Committee of the College. It is alleged that Dr. Reavely-Diaz is incompetent and/or failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession in her care […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford  Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

On Nov. 11th we had a big snow fall. Luckily it held off until the Remembrance Day ceremonies were over. I had this vague memory of being there as a kid with my class from Central Public. I talked to some seniors and they were talking about the days when they used to go to […]

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