A Montrealer once penned a famous short story about a neighbourhood that went undetected by municipal bureaucrats. When the top Montreal bureaucrat found out that the whole area had been left undetected due to a lost filing cabinet card, he went to visit it and found a paradise on earth where people got along well […]
Beatrice brand Chocolate Partly Skimmed Milk 1% M.F. recalled due to presence of sanitizer. Starting date: March 11, 2016 Type of communication: Recall Alert sub-type: Notification Subcategory: Chemical Hazard classification: Class 3 Source of recall: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalling firm: Parmalat Canada Inc. Distribution: Ontario, Quebec Extent of the product distribution: Retail CFIA reference […]
Financial challenges are nothing new to health care in Quebec or anywhere else in Canada. The province has created many private health services, but when you’re sick you expect to be treated when you enter a hospital, especially in emergency or crisis situations. A patient at St. Mary’s died because the only chance they […]
CORNWALL Ontario – What is the most friendly city in Canada? I don’t mean to tourists, but to each other as residents? What is the best place to live? What is the best place to raise a family or retire? Or start a business? I thought I’d found a pretty great place here in Cornwall […]
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 […]
Ten Seats in Quebec for the Harper Conservatives in Next Election? Keith Beardsley View From the Hill
CFN – Don’t you just love the summer doldrums and some of the political speculation that abounds in the news? One such story around speculation that the Conservatives under Harper could win ten seats in Quebec in the next election was certainly attention getting. This would require quite an extensive and on-going charm offensive from […]
CFN – Quebec goes to the polls today and it’s looking like Pauline Marois will be retired by the Province. Many are asking what the PQ truly represents anymore? They can’t be a party of the Left when they bring in Pierre Karl Peladeau of Quebecor, can they? They can’t be […]
CFN – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is closely following Quebec’s upcoming provincial election and the direction in which provincial leaders are proposing to go if they get into power. The media has indicated a potential of a Quebec referendum to separate from Canada should the political power change in the province. Akwesasne would have […]
CFN – Quebec politics are akin to watching a game of 3 card Monte. You think the shell is under the middle card….but. The announcement of Quebecor Poobah Pierre Karl Peladeau as a Parti Quebecois candidate for Ste. Jerome is a boost for Madame Marois’ hopes of a Majority Separatist government in her Spring […]
Canadians for Coexistence presents: Interfaith Celebration Venue: Shaare Zedek Congregation, 5305 Rosedale Av., Montreal, QC. H4V 2H7 Date & Time: Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 1500 hours. http://interfaithcelebration.ca/ Canadians for Coexistence, have been actively involved against Bill 60 which, if passed, will no longer allow public sector employees to wear a hijab, kippah, turban or any other […]
No more Referendum nonsense. Let the voters make a clear choice.
CFN– If Quebec Premier Pauline Marois and her Separatist friends are serious about a Spring snap election I would suggest that she call it an all or nothing call. That a vote for her party is a vote clearly for separation and that if granted a majority government it would be a defacto referendum. […]
Legendary Gazette Cartoonist Terry Mosher Hits New High with Quebec Premier Mariois Wrecking Ball Cartoon!
CFN – Singers have their one special hit; authors their books, but legendary Canadian political cartoonist Terry Mosher, better known as Aislin, has hit a new high note in his long and historic career with his new cartoon depicting the Quebec Premier spoofing the Miley Cyrus song Wrecking Ball! The long time Montreal Gazette […]
Is it Time for the Opposition To Bring Down the Mariois Minority Government in Quebec Over the Charter of Shame?
CFN – Quebec’s new Charter of Shame has been condemned loudly outside of the province. It’s also be loudly rejected within by the opposition parties, by labour, by Mayoralty candidates in Montreal, Quebec’s largest union federation, the mayors of the 15 other municipalities on the island of Montreal, a prominent Bloc Québécois MP (expelled from the […]
La Langue a Terre – Are English Signs Really an Insult to French Quebecers in Montreal by Jamie Gilcig
CFN – It seems that a large core of Quebecers are determined to bring language issues to the forefront in Quebec. CTV in Montreal reported on a new documentary about the issue. LA LANGUE À TERRE, directed by Jean-Pierre Roy and Michel Breton essentially floats that Quebec should only have French spoken with only […]
SD&G PC MPP Jim McDonell Rally at Ontario Quebec Border in Support of Bill 80 Fairness Is a Two Way Street
CFN – Today, local contractors and the Greater Ottawa Truckers’ Association welcomed MPP Jim McDonell and MPP Jack MacLaren to Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry to discuss MPP MacLaren’s Bill 80, Fairness Is a Two-Way Street Act, 2013, during a demonstration at the Ontario-Quebec border on Highway 2. Originally introduced by the Harris Government in 1999, the Fairness is a Two-Way […]