Was Cornwall Council Tricked out of $45K by Sciency-sounding Alt-med Speak Naturopathic Clinic? 110519

Was Cornwall Council Tricked out of $45K by Sciency-sounding Alt-med Speak Naturopathic Clinic? 110519

By Mary Anne Pankhurst There are dangers that can accompany the designation of “Dr.” to people who work in the broad, $ multi-billion marketplace of alternative medicine. Governments and citizens can be tricked, seriously harmed or even killed by the plausible-sounding notions and potions sold by well-spoken, caring practitioners, who use quasi-medical language and props […]

No Treat to Taxpayers in Cornwall as Council Treats Naturopath to $45K Grant. By Mary Anne Pankhurst 110119

No Treat to Taxpayers in Cornwall as Council Treats Naturopath to $45K Grant. By Mary Anne Pankhurst  110119

Just before Halloween, when it was announced that city council is shelling out $45,000. to sweeten the launch of a local naturopath’s ‘medical clinic,’ some people couldn’t help but wonder if the “treat” is some sort of a trick. Like many communities across Canada, Cornwall has a recruitment plan and is trying to attract doctors. This […]

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, […]

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

PORT HOPE ON – Last month’s news about the biggest measles outbreak in living memory still has me on edge. In case you haven’t heard, 41,000 children and adults across Europe were sickened – between January and June alone – 37 people are dead, and the outbreak isn’t over yet. Beyond imagining the great human […]

Cornwall & Area Ad Buyers Upset at Hospital Video Ad Seller Patient Direct 100517

Cornwall & Area Ad Buyers Upset at Hospital Video Ad Seller Patient Direct 100517

Feeling scammed, ripped off, lied to or ignored by Patient Direct aka the Community Network or MIS TV? You’re not alone.   By Mary Anne Pankhurst If you’re a local business owner in Ontario “you” are the target market for Patient Direct. In fact the company may be so clever (after having developed markets like Australia, […]

From hopelessness to hope: Cornwall’s poppy defacement after the tragic loss of reservist Nathan Cirillo By Mary Anne Pankhurst

From hopelessness to hope: Cornwall’s poppy defacement after the tragic loss of reservist Nathan Cirillo  By Mary Anne Pankhurst

Hope doesn’t always spring eternal. This was especially true (for me) in late summer, after the 100th anniversary of WW1 slipped back into the past, and August was on the wane. By that time, it was fully two months after the defacement of the poppy (by a gang that grew to well over 550 Cornwall-N-Area […]

Cornwall N Area Facebook Group Defiles Poppy – Royal Canadian Legion Sees Red By Mary Anne Pankhurst

Cornwall N Area Facebook Group Defiles Poppy – Royal Canadian Legion Sees Red   By Mary Anne Pankhurst

CFN – While Canadians were taking pleasure in the radiance of June-blooming poppies, something unlovely was germinating within the contaminated soil of a Cornwall-area Facebook group that specializes in mockery and cyber bullying. But it is the group’s pre-Canada Day defilement of the poppy that has the Royal Canadian Legion seeing red. “It is a […]