Omicron Variant Affecting High-Risk and Unvaccinated Individuals in Cornwall at CCH

Omicron Variant Affecting High-Risk and Unvaccinated Individuals in Cornwall at CCH

JANUARY 25, 2022 – Although reports have indicated that the Omicron variant appears to be milder than previous strains of COVID-19, the experience on the frontlines at Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) tells a different story with certain population groups. At CCH, COVID-19 is sickening greater numbers of elderly patients, the immunocompromised and medically fragile, and […]

Hockey Crunch – By Jamie Gilcig – Kent Hughes Hiring Reflects on Quebecois Culture & Nordiques Expos Reality

Hockey Crunch – By Jamie Gilcig – Kent Hughes Hiring Reflects on Quebecois Culture & Nordiques Expos Reality

January 23, 2022 – Kudos to Geoff Molson. The Jeff Gorton & Kent Hughes hires feel good. As someone that was the Habs first Analytics guy and video statographer back in the 90’s it’s great to see the team finally take some strong steps forward with a clear focus to winning. As this scribbler has […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Who Is In Charge?…And Just What Is Going On With Covid Tests In Cornwall?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Who Is In Charge?…And Just What Is Going On With Covid Tests In Cornwall?

January 10, 2022 – Between the disaster that is the EOHU and traditional News Media in Cornwall, the availability and information regarding CoVid testing kits is a SCANDAL. The current Eastern Ontario Health Unit web page says there’s nothing happening with rapid testing, yet the traditional news outlets are reporting that kits ARE available this […]

World Leaders Who Face Upcoming Election Battles

World Leaders Who Face Upcoming Election Battles

Nothing gets the current affairs commentariat fired up quite like an incoming general election, as all the cards get thrown up in the air and huge amounts of power can shift from one side of the political spectrum to the other in a matter of hours. That is the fate that awaits all the sitting […]

Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.

Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.

JANUARY 2, 2022 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is taking steps to address a temporary staffing shortage caused by COVID-19. Nearly 40 staff have tested positive for the virus, primarily from household and community contacts, creating staffing shortages in several areas. CCH also anticipates more staff will test positive in the coming days as they […]

Who’s To Blame for Omicron Mess in Canada? Look in the Mirror. By Jamie Gilcig

Who’s To Blame for Omicron Mess in Canada?  Look in the Mirror.   By Jamie Gilcig

January 3, 2022 – As we watch numbers shooting up here in Canada it’s easy to blame politicians. Lord knows they deserve it, from Prime Minister Trudeau, to most of the premiers, to even local municipal officials. We have as a society failed. To clarify. It’s one thing to believe something, even if wrong, like […]

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test

DECEMBER 29, 2021 – As the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to fuel exponential growth in exposures to the virus and increased demands for testing, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is asking members of the community not to come to the Emergency Department for a COVID-19 test only.  Emergency Department capacity must be protected for ill patients requiring […]

Driver Charged in Alcohol Fueled Christmas Eve Collision Fatality of 71 Year Old Prescott Woman

Driver Charged in Alcohol Fueled Christmas Eve Collision Fatality of 71 Year Old Prescott Woman

DECEMBER 26, 2021 – On December 24, 2021 at around 10:30 p.m. officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck and a passenger car. The collision occurred on County Road Two and Galop Canal in the Edwardsburgh Township. Preliminary investigation has […]

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford.  Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma

DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – O’Toole Gag Order on Bill 21 is Weak Sauce

View From the Hill.  By Keith Beardsley – O’Toole Gag Order on Bill 21 is Weak Sauce

December 19, 2021 – If media reports are correct, O’Toole has prohibited his MPs from speaking out publicly about Quebec’s racist Bill 21. While O’Toole says he is personally opposed to this law, he refuses to say that it should be challenged in court. Instead, he lets it continue to fester as a Quebec based […]

View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Erin O’Toole is No Diefenbaker When it Comes to Rights in Canada. #cdnpoli #bill21isracist

DECEMBER 10, 2021 – As the issue of the teacher in Chelsea who was released for wearing a hijab heats up here is an interesting comparison. John Diefenbaker (former Prime Minister) I am a Canadian, a free Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship God in my own way, free to stand for […]

Two Year Old Airlifted After Pick Up Crash in South Glengarry

Two Year Old Airlifted After Pick Up Crash in South Glengarry

DECEMBER 6, 2021 – (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial; Police, assisted by Technical Traffic Collision (TTCI) and Reconstructionist officers, continue their investigation of a serious collision involving two vehicles which occurred on the December 5, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m. on County Road 19 at County Road 20, South Glengarry Township. […]

Habs Owner Geoff Molson Gets an A for Firing of Berg & Hiring of Gorton. HOCKEY CRUNCH by Jamie Gilcig

Habs Owner Geoff Molson Gets an A for Firing of Berg & Hiring of Gorton.  HOCKEY CRUNCH by Jamie Gilcig

November 30, 2021 – Many people don’t realize that I actually used to work for the Habs. Way back in the 90’s I was their first real analytics guy during the Rejean Houle/Mario Tremblay days. I actually used a VCR with a shuttle that caught fire to crunch video. Sometimes I’d literally work through the […]

Habs Hire Jeff Gorton. Bergevin Days May Finally Be Over. HOCKEY CRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig

Habs Hire Jeff Gorton.  Bergevin Days May Finally Be Over.  HOCKEY CRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig

NOVEMBER 28, 2021 – Omicron and an Anglo hire in Montreal management in the same week. It’s going to be an interesting week and the “le Journal de Montreal” crew will have fun with this, but it’s expected that there will be another hire. Anglo Scott Mellanby resigned from the team. Can’t blame him if […]

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