Ontario Beekeepers Experience Overwhelming Winter Losses 051718

Ontario Beekeepers Experience Overwhelming Winter Losses 051718

When Ontario’s beekeepers opened their hives this spring, they found nothing but bad news for beekeepers, as well as for the vegetable and fruit growers who depend on bees for pollination. The recent Ontario Beekeepers’ Association survey of almost 900 beekeepers indicated that seven out of 10 Ontario beekeepers suffered unsustainable losses. Most worrisome, almost […]

Can Facebook Fix #Datagate & the Cambridge Analytica Debacle? by Jamie Gilcig 032218

Can Facebook Fix #Datagate & the Cambridge Analytica Debacle? by Jamie Gilcig 032218

Cornwall Ontario – Many are suggesting that the Cambridge Analytica data issue is simply the tip of the zuckerberg; that in this one instance there’s a whistleblower that clearly defines this instance, but that data from facebook has always been used and reused, and possibly marketed by facebook itself. While those thoughts have not been […]

Canada’s New Prime Minister to Make Investment in Science DEC 15, 2015

Canada’s New Prime Minister to Make Investment in Science   DEC 15, 2015

In October, Canada elected their new prime minister, Justin Trudeau. Trudeau, a member of the Liberal Party will be replacing their current prime minister, who is a member of the Conservative Party. Trudeau has promised to make significant changes to many Canadian policies. With one of those changes being to restore government support for basic research […]

Bees Matter. They feed us, they need our help…NOW. by Jacqueline Milner

Bees Matter.  They feed us, they need our help…NOW.   by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Yes this is the Earth Matters column.  We are changing the title of this column for today out of respect and consideration for all this little flying animal does for us each day.  Bees, which are critical to our food supply are experiencing immense life challenges due to the hand of man.  They […]

Pollutants Threaten Iconic Canadian Bird – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

Pollutants Threaten Iconic Canadian Bird – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – For all Canadian Cottage goers and summer water seekers the sight and sounds of the Common Loon lift the spirit and add that special something to a retreat spent away from the ‘day to day’ in our down-time spent near the water. The soul stirring call of Canada’s Iconic Loon is experiencing challenges […]

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey

CFN – Last night representatives of TransCanada Pipelines were present at the Township Council meeting to provide information on the proposed Energy East Pipeline Project which may be going through South Stormont. This was a preliminary information session to start the long process for the approval and construction of the west to east oil pipeline […]

OPG Visitor Station in Cornwall Ontario Celebrates LEED Program Gold Award Certification!

OPG Visitor Station in Cornwall Ontario Celebrates LEED Program Gold Award Certification!

CFN –  OPG celebrated winning Gold Certification in it’s first LEED award for the OPG Visitor Centre in Cornwall Ontario! Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is awarded its first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for the St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre, located outside of […]

Community Day at the 20th Annual River Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario.

CFN – Submitted Article – Interested in Birding, Fishing, Farming or Forests?  The St. Lawrence River Institute is hosting a Community Day, May 16th,  at St. Lawrence College Aultsville Hall, Cornwall, Ontario, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Admission is FREE and the public and students are welcome and encouraged to attend various workshops throughout […]

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Sweeping exemptions would leave endangered species sliding toward extinction.

Submitted Media Release…April 4, 2013. Some 65 species have been waiting and waiting for habitat protection – on average for 19 years Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection this summer under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions to the act. A […]

BMO OPG IBM SNC Lavalin Team Up for AMBE in Cornwall Ontario – March 12-14, 2013

BMO OPG IBM SNC Lavalin Team Up for AMBE in Cornwall Ontario – March 12-14, 2013

AMBE March Break Camp Activities BMO Module Summary: (Bank of Montreal Financial Group) Grades KG-3 and 4- 8, Days 1 and 3 BMO Smart Steps for Parents Today’s kids are exposed to more gear, more gadgets, and more high-pressure advertising than ever before. How can today?s parents best prepare their kids to be prudent consumers and to […]

The Cornwall Free News Celebrates our 1,000th Video – All Shot on JVC Everio Camcorders! Mini Me & ME 2 Updates!

The Cornwall Free News Celebrates our 1,000th Video –  All Shot on JVC Everio Camcorders! Mini Me & ME 2 Updates!

CFN – The Cornwall Free News has reached another humble milestone as we shot our 1,000 th video.    In just over three years we’ve been busy. To date we’ve used two camera’s; Mini Me, our first JVC Everio which now resides in the JVC Hall of Fame Museum in Toronto with some of their […]

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