Spirit Matters by Shirley Barr – Beavergate and the Visualization of Goals – May 20, 2012

Spirit Matters by Shirley Barr – Beavergate and the Visualization of Goals – May 20, 2012

CFN – It’s been really nice to witness first hand the power of collective action bringing forward an issue affecting the common good. I am referring to the recent series of events that led to “Beavergate,” as it now affectionately called. This tongue-in-cheek reference to a situation that changed the course of history in the […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Revised Appointment Requirments – May 20, 2012

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Revised Appointment Requirments – May 20, 2012

CFN -Was it really shocking to learn that Heritage minister James Moore has revised the candidate requirements for future appointments under his department to include a stipulation that they develop and maintain and effective relationship with him and his staff? Actually what was shocking was that someone put that requirement in writing, but at least […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner : Spring is Planting Season! Mulch, Prune, & Grow!

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner : Spring is Planting Season! Mulch, Prune, & Grow!

CFN –  This gardening season, don’t forget your trees.  With the gardening season underway, the Urban Forest Stewardship Network (UFSN) is calling on residents in communities across Ontario to help trees in their yards and neighbourhoods. Our trees often times exist in stressful conditions.  Drought, air pollution, salt spray, competition with overhead utilities and root […]

Tobacco & Gun Nabbed by CRTF in Cornwall Ontario Region – May 19, 2012

Tobacco & Gun Nabbed by CRTF in Cornwall Ontario Region – May 19, 2012

CFN – On May 15th, 2012, while conducting land and marine patrols along the St. Lawrence River, Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) members observed two males onboard a boat near Grassy Island.  As CRTF marine operators approached the vessel to investigate, the individuals began to throw garbage bags overboard before fleeing towards Akwesasne, Quebec.   CRTF […]

Activist or Journalist – OPG bans me from Beavergate Meeting as City Agrees to Look at Proposal – Many Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig

Activist or Journalist – OPG bans me from Beavergate Meeting as City Agrees to Look at Proposal – Many Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – So Wednesday we three get to the Civic Complex.   Rebecca Sorrell was asked if we’d take a meeting with City Officials, OPG, and the Minister of Natural Resources before her second request to speak before council was submitted.  (The first was refused) There’s a hitch though.  I’m stopped. I’m told that I […]

Former MPP Jim Brownell Honoured With Diploma by St. Lawrence College – May 16, 2012

Former MPP Jim Brownell Honoured With Diploma by St. Lawrence College – May 16, 2012

CFN –  Former MPP Jim Brownell has received an honour from St. Lawrence College. It’s a bit poetic as Mr. Brownell is a former teacher himself before becoming a MPP; something that he truly loved doing before retiring before the last election due to health issues. I spoke with him recently and I could still […]

Truffles Burger Bar Granted Liqour Licence – One Step Closer to Reopening in Cornwall Ontario!

Truffles Burger Bar Granted Liqour Licence – One Step Closer to Reopening in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –   Tick Tock!  Truffles Burger Bar  just got a step closer to it’s reopening on Pitt Street just across from Schnitzels! The extensive renovations to the vintage building are almost complete.  The liquor license has been approved and the final steps of preparation are being completed! Vintage Truffles Video Commercial shot by KAV […]

OOPS! SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Sends Death Condolences to Family of Barrie Brown Who Isn’t Quite Dead!

OOPS!  SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Sends Death Condolences to Family of Barrie Brown Who Isn’t Quite Dead!

CFN –  Cornwall Ontario resident Barrie Brown was shocked when his daughter brought him a condolence note from SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon on Barrie’s passing! We interviewed him to make sure it wasn’t another Barrie Brown hoaxing us with fake I’m alive communication. Our Condolences to the family of anyone that did pass away and […]