Is Taking in More Syrian Refugees to Canada A Band Aid by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2015

The Syrian refugee question is getting a lot of ink since the tragedy of a child washing up on a beach in Turkey.   And it is a tragedy just like the tragedies occurring all over the world.  Africa especially is full of these stories as is other parts of the world yet something about… Continue reading Is Taking in More Syrian Refugees to Canada A Band Aid by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2015

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

CFN – All of the usual responses quickly occurred after the Scottish referendum last week: The defeated separatists, although their leader announced his retirement from politics, claimed that they represented the forces of history and that having got from a standing start to 45% on their first try, they would cross the finish line next… Continue reading Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

Elizabeth May & Green Party Jump Into Israel Hamas Conflict by Jamie Gilcig – July 30, 2014

Green Party Leader & CFN Editor Jamie Gilcig 2011   CORNWALL Ontario – One of the reasons I’ve become Hyper Non-Partisan politically is because of my time as a Green Party candidate. Leader Elizabeth May has commented on Party President Paul Estrin’s comments on the Gaza situation stating that it is not the party’s position;… Continue reading Elizabeth May & Green Party Jump Into Israel Hamas Conflict by Jamie Gilcig – July 30, 2014

Proposed Mohawk Land Claims Settlement: The Two Extremes by Doug George-Kanentiio

Akwesasne – Last week I was able to attend the two public sessions in which the people of Akwesasne had an opportunity to discuss the proposed land claims settlement as presented by the St. Regis Tribal Council and printed in the Indian Time newspaper. .The first public information gathering was on June 11th at the… Continue reading Proposed Mohawk Land Claims Settlement: The Two Extremes by Doug George-Kanentiio

Happy International Women’s Day 2014 from CFN! March 8

CFN –  Today is International Women’s Day and CFN would like to congratulate, support, and help empower women; especially our many viewers! LINK We still live in a world where in some places it can be dangerous to be a woman.  Where rights aren’t close to equal and opportunities are limited. The history of this… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day 2014 from CFN! March 8

Harper Government Going All in On Oil Sands While China & India Lead in Solar Power by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –  Neil Young made a political statement participating in an event focused on First Nation’s treaties and the Oil Sands, but at the end of the day has the Harper Government gone all in on a losing bet? High resource prices led to massive shut down of factories and industry; ie jobs, in Canada… Continue reading Harper Government Going All in On Oil Sands While China & India Lead in Solar Power by Jamie Gilcig

Letter to the Editor – Mandela Funeral One for All Time by PJ & Rosalind Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario

It will be a funeral for all time. A funeral for the world like no other. We are told that a thousand or more will attend. Millions around the world will be watching. . Leaders of countries from around the world, present and past, will be invited and attending. Who? And what will the world be… Continue reading Letter to the Editor – Mandela Funeral One for All Time by PJ & Rosalind Robertson of Morrisburg Ontario

Filmmaker’s Find on 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of JFK Greta And The President by Allison Anders

CFN– Filmmaker Allison Anders (Mi Vida Loca, Gas Food Lodging, Sex and the City,  Four Rooms, and the very underrated, Sugar Town) found an unusual bonus in an auction lot she purchased from the Estate of film legend Greta Garbo.    A film buff and historian like myself, she uncovered a signature on an old 45… Continue reading Filmmaker’s Find on 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of JFK Greta And The President by Allison Anders

Russian Leader Saves the Day as Syria Chemical Weapon Solution Agreed on – Obama Eggfaced Day Before 9/11

CFN – The weirdest thing about writing about World Politics is you never really can tell the spin from the spin. The whole concept that the World could possibly even end up in war over Syria allegedly using Chemical weapons against its own people was insane and now; a day before the anniversary of 9/11… Continue reading Russian Leader Saves the Day as Syria Chemical Weapon Solution Agreed on – Obama Eggfaced Day Before 9/11

Does Courtesy Exist in Our World Anymore? I dig into that Pink Autistic Child Rant Letter by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –   Please be forewarned to read and think before reacting to this piece.  It’s not defending the author of the letter above  nor is it in any way condoning some of the horrible sentiments in the letter above that has gone viral. Obviously a distraught, frustrated, bat shit crazy , maybe child hating… Continue reading Does Courtesy Exist in Our World Anymore? I dig into that Pink Autistic Child Rant Letter by Jamie Gilcig

2014 Sochi Games Should Stay in Russia Inspite of New Gay Law – by Jamie Gilcig – August 12, 2013

CFN – Pink Politics are again raging in the headlines.    This time the cause is the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi Russia.   Because of new laws (horrible ones too) passed by Mr. Putin and his government in Russia activists like the witty and talented George Takei are suggesting that the Olympics be… Continue reading 2014 Sochi Games Should Stay in Russia Inspite of New Gay Law – by Jamie Gilcig – August 12, 2013

US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes – Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Today’s Supreme Court decision against  California’s Proposition 8 and  the federal Defense of Marriage Act will pave the way to Marriage Equality I think it’s time to ponder the actual state that Marriage is. Is Marriage a lifelong commitment based on culture, religion and custom or simply a business contract between two parties?… Continue reading US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Gay Marriage Foes – Now Should we look at the Institution of Marriage? by Jamie Gilcig

Do you believe Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Did Crack? Or Never Feud with a Media Outlet! POLL

CFN – One of the hottest news stories in Canada right now is Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.   Ford is alleged to be on a video showing him adeptly using a crack pipe while calling Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau a “fag”. Mayor Ford made some half baked denials and then has hid the holiday… Continue reading Do you believe Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Did Crack? Or Never Feud with a Media Outlet! POLL

NBA Player Jason Collins Steps Out of the Closet While Don Cherry is Roasted for Suggesting No Women in Dressing Room

CFN – What an odd week so far in Sports.    Long time NHL commentator Don Cherry has been publicly chastised for suggesting that women should not be in Mens locker room in sports while NBA bencher  Jason Collins, near the end of his career and a free agent, has come out of the closet… Continue reading NBA Player Jason Collins Steps Out of the Closet While Don Cherry is Roasted for Suggesting No Women in Dressing Room

Should People Be Attacked for Questioning Why and What’s Behind Shooting and Bombing Tragedies by Jamie Gilcig

CFN –   We all live a life that basically is an illusion.   Like ants we go about our days trying to survive as best we can. Looking back over the history of mankind, especially if you’ve studied history, certain trends and certain beliefs over time change.  Culture changes, but one thing hasn’t and that’s… Continue reading Should People Be Attacked for Questioning Why and What’s Behind Shooting and Bombing Tragedies by Jamie Gilcig

Have Gay Families in America Already Won? By Richard Burnett HRC April 12, 2013

CFN – The last few weeks have been a pretty intoxicating time for LGBTQ Americans, as the gay civil rights movement in the U.S.A. has finally attained critical mass and reached a tipping point. Just before the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two highly-publicized gay-marriage cases in March, a decisive majority of Americans… Continue reading Have Gay Families in America Already Won? By Richard Burnett HRC April 12, 2013

Conrad Black Celebrates the Life & Career of Former British PM Margaret Thatcher – April 9, 2013

CFN – The news of the death of Margaret Thatcher is not, at her age and in the condition that she has been in for some years, a great surprise or entirely sad. But in contemplation of the great career she had and the immense service she rendered the United Kingdom and the Western world,… Continue reading Conrad Black Celebrates the Life & Career of Former British PM Margaret Thatcher – April 9, 2013

Maybe Gérard Depardieu is Right? Maybe we need fairer TAXES across the board? January 3, 2013

CFN – I was never much of a fan of Gérard Depardieu.   I always found him a ham, loud, as though acting to him was YELLING which while an element in the pantheon of acting is not the norm. Well Mr. Depardieu looks like he’s about to become a Citizen and passport holder of Russia… Continue reading Maybe Gérard Depardieu is Right? Maybe we need fairer TAXES across the board? January 3, 2013