Reasons Why Student Involvement in Politics Is a Smart Move Does student participation in politics have any impact on their lives? Most people have debated over this simple question, with others opposing it while others were defending the position of students in politics. Ultimately, students benefit a lot from involving in political matters in their… Continue reading Reasons Why Student Involvement in Politics Is a Smart Move
As medical technologies become more and more available to the general public, DNA tests have become a household source of entertainment. Years ago, DNA testing was reserved for police investigations, paternity tests, and trashy daytime television. However, you can now order a DNA kit straight to your front door. For the most part, people have… Continue reading Different Types of DNA Tests
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… Continue reading Prepaway Overview: Everything You Need to Know About Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
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… Continue reading Minister Duncan Announces River Institute $25K Award for Outstanding Contributions Promoting Science to Kids 050319
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,… Continue reading Dispelling Myths of Anti Vax & Homeopathy Medical Voodoo by Mary Anne Pankhurst
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… Continue reading Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use 031219
The society evolves and so does the law, but if progress must be made every aspect of the society must change too in order to accommodate other changes and achieve balance. The changes in policy can be compared to the regular Cornwall weather it is constantly being changed to adapt to the developing society which… Continue reading HOW POLITICAL INFLUENCES AFFECT CANADIAN EDUCATION 101218
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… Continue reading Ontario Beekeepers Experience Overwhelming Winter Losses 051718
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… Continue reading Can Facebook Fix #Datagate & the Cambridge Analytica Debacle? by Jamie Gilcig 032218
Gambling is a hugely popular pastime in Canada and prior to the age of the internet and online casinos, the country already had a booming market for this type of gaming. In 1992, revenue from lotteries, casinos, and slot machines was $2.73 billion, as we read on statcan.gc.ca. This rose rapidly, and by 2008 the… Continue reading Online Gambling in Canada – Where Next for the Industry? 031918
When I first turned on my iMac I was frankly, excited. It was sleek, beautiful and handled lovely. It was my first Mac, and I’ve been using computers since the….. 80’s! As a writer I loved the keyboard, a lot. I’d had an iPhone, and loved the iPad which I even use… Continue reading Why I’ll Never Buy Another Apple Product Again by Jamie Gilcig OCT 4, 2016
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… Continue reading Canada’s New Prime Minister to Make Investment in Science DEC 15, 2015
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… Continue reading Bees Matter. They feed us, they need our help…NOW. by Jacqueline Milner
CFN – So I was all set to go out and purchase an iPad mini this week when a friend said “WHOA!” and tried to convince me to look at some of the other options out there. My friend’s iPad 2 really has impressed me and I’m leaning Apple; but have decided to be open… Continue reading So I’m Going to Treat Myself With a Tablet For my Birthday? iPad Mini or Android?
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… Continue reading Pollutants Threaten Iconic Canadian Bird – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner
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… Continue reading TransCanada Pitches Pipeline to South Stormont by Reg Coffey
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… Continue reading OPG Visitor Station in Cornwall Ontario Celebrates LEED Program Gold Award Certification!
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… Continue reading Community Day at the 20th Annual River Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario.