Technology trends to watch in 2019

Technology trends to watch in 2019

Technology never stops moving forward and new developments are an integral part of the field. As such, there are always new trends to keep track of. At this point in the year, we have compiled a list of the most interesting technological advancements that enhance our lives in 2019. Virtual Reality Virtual reality is probably […]

Prepaway Overview: Everything You Need to Know About Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

Prepaway Overview: Everything You Need to Know About Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is certified by IASSC and is given to an individual who receives ultimate professionalism in elements related to the foundation of the Lean Six Sigma Methods. The certified personnel can lead projects that are improved but limited. These professionals can also serve as a team member for implementing complex […]

Minister Duncan Announces River Institute $25K Award for Outstanding Contributions Promoting Science to Kids 050319

Minister Duncan Announces River Institute $25K Award for Outstanding Contributions Promoting Science to Kids 050319

River Institute receives prestigious NSERC Award Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced the River Institute as the winner of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Award for Science Promotion–Group Category. The award honours individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to the promotion of science in […]

Dispelling Myths of Anti Vax & Homeopathy Medical Voodoo by Mary Anne Pankhurst

Dispelling Myths of Anti Vax & Homeopathy Medical Voodoo by Mary Anne Pankhurst

By Mary Anne Pankhurst – April 15, 2019 It’s World Autism Month, a perfect time to help foster greater understanding and support for the people in our lives who are on the spectrum. But it’s also an opportunity to dispel myths. Especially that cobwebbed carry-over from a now 20-year-old, fraudulent study that involved 12 children, […]

Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use 031219

Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use  031219

Statement from Minister of Education Lisa Thompson “Ontario’s students need to be able to focus on their learning – not their cellphones. “Last fall, we launched the largest-ever consultation on education in the history of Ontario. During this consultation we heard that 97% of respondents support some form of a ban on cellphones. “Our Government […]

8 VPN hacks Cornwall citizens must know to stay away from cyber crimes

8 VPN hacks Cornwall citizens must know to stay away from cyber crimes

Newspapers often report about cybercrimes: ransomware, phishing attacks, stealing of personal data, etc… Unfortunately, the list of cyber crimes happened in 2018 is far longer. You might think: ‘’I’ll never be a target of cybercriminals’’. But you shouldn’t be so careless about this. Today you’ll learn how not to fall victim to cybercrimes. First and […]

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 […]

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