Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

OCTOBER 16, 2020 – Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence had a very energetic and hard working volunteer gardener this past season, Claudette Quesnel. The tenants said that she was out in the early spring preparing the flower beds for planting. The result was beautiful flowers all summer. The residents were very appreciative of all her work. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Happy 104th to EDNA DOREY & Seniors Residences Should All be Tested 051720

Seniors Situation Room.  By Dawn Ford – Happy 104th to EDNA DOREY & Seniors Residences Should All be Tested 051720

A very special senior, Edna Dorey, celebrated her 104th. birthday in May. Happy Birthday and all good wishes, Edna. . Distancing is not a very natural thing to do. You automatically go to the person to speak with them. Some hard of hearing seniors are finding that they don’t hear another person as well at […]

Baxtrom’s YIG Staff Refusing to Wear Masks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

Baxtrom’s YIG Staff Refusing to Wear Masks in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig #covid19

APRIL 23, 2020 – So here’s one of my pet theories gone to crap. I figured that at the higher priced stores I’d see more folks wearing PPE, thus the thinking would be that there would be less chance for contamination from COVID 19. I had to mail an item and stopped at the 9th […]

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

More Questions Than Answers Left by EOHU Regarding Cornwall Food Basics COVID 19 Confirmed Worker PETITION to Remove PAUL Roumeliotis. By Jamie Gilcig

APRIL 20, 2020 – It’s boggling that an entity that is supposed to serve public health is boycotting this newspaper and refusing to release info that supposedly is meant to save and protect lives. That’s exactly what Dr. Paul Roumeliotis is doing. While many can understand that people don’t like criticism, when you earn over […]

CFN Petition for Ontario to Remove Paul Roumeliotis as Public Health Officer After Food Basics Incident in Cornwall.

CFN Petition for Ontario to Remove Paul Roumeliotis as Public Health Officer After Food Basics Incident in Cornwall.

After numerous and historical issues with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit while serving as Public Health Officer, we the undersigned as that during this COVID 19 Pandemic the Province of Ontario takes immediate action after the incident involving the Food Basics store on Brookdale Avenue. The public’s safety has to come first and clearly Mr. […]

McDonald’s Taken to Human Rights Tribunal After Rejecting Mobilty Scooter Senior’s Big Mac Attack in Cornwall

McDonald’s Taken to Human Rights Tribunal After Rejecting Mobilty Scooter Senior’s Big Mac Attack in Cornwall

APRIL 15, 2020 – For Marie Beaupre it was an embarrassing moment as she drove up to the drive thru window at a local McDonalds. All she wanted was that secret sauce and delight that is a McDonald’s Big Mac. Being on a limited income this was a treat for her. With the COVID 19 […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Easter & Passover & Senior Concerns About COVID 19 Coronavirus 040520

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Easter & Passover & Senior Concerns About COVID 19 Coronavirus 040520

In the next few days Christians will be celebrating Easter and our Jewish friends will be celebrating Passover. It will be the most different Easter and Passover just about all of us will have ever experienced. No church or synagogue services or usual family gatherings. Certainly no Easter Parade anywhere. However, the news is that […]

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 […]