Tobacco Road’s new twist and turns – Big Cigarette Bust OCTOBER 15, 2009

Tobacco Road’s new  twist and turns – Big Cigarette Bust OCTOBER 15, 2009

BIG CIGARETTE BUST + Local Tobacco Round Up 1000 Islands Integrated Border Enforcement Team butts out cigarette operation on St. Lawrence River (Kingston, Ontario – Thursday the 15th of October, 2009) – On October 6th, 2009, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in conjunction with the Canada Border Services Agency, Ontario Provincial Police, Kingston Police Service, […]

Komorowski’s Korner – Every Kilowatt Counts – HYDRO – HYDRO ONE – CORNWALL ELECTRIC

Komorowski’s Korner – Every Kilowatt Counts – HYDRO – HYDRO ONE – CORNWALL ELECTRIC

Komorowski’s Korner – Richard Komorowski Every Kilowatt Counts For several years now, the Ontario Power Authority has been actively encouraging electricity conservation. One example was their very popular coupon scheme to promote the use of compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) in place of regular incandescent bulbs, which use about four times the energy for the same […]

Gold Hits Record High – Are you buying or Selling? CORNWALL ONTARIO

Gold Hits Record High – Are you buying or Selling?  CORNWALL ONTARIO

Last time I stepped into Pommier Jewellers here in Cornwall the store was packed with happy shoppers.   Is the high price of gold causing you to buy or sell?   Gold hit $1070.80 US in London yesterday, a new world record. I always get nervous when a stock or financial device hits a record level as […]

2008 Deficit Numbers released – How bad did Stephen Harper blow it?

2008 Deficit Numbers released – How bad did Stephen Harper blow it?

L I N K “When the final calculations for 2008 are released, that shortfall is expected to come in at $5.8 billion. That’s nothing, however, compared to the $55.9 billion annual deficit the Conservatives predict for 2009 as they flood the country with money in a bid to offset the impact of the recession.” This […]

Quick Hits for Sunday October 11, 2009

Quick Hits for Sunday October 11, 2009

Here are your latest quick hits for Sunday October 11, 2009 Is the GG Head of State in Canada? This is an interesting story; especially for many of our friends on the Island.  “Ms. Jean’s new website — along with revelations that references to the Governor-General as “head of state” are also found in the […]

Komorowski’s Korner – Check your Furnace and Heating System

Komorowski’s Korner – Check your Furnace and Heating System

It seems only yesterday that everyone was complaining about how hot it was and how the air-conditioning couldn’t keep up. Now people are putting up Halloween decorations, a sure sign that winter is just around the corner. Here are a few tips to save money on heating this winter. Have the furnace checked and cleaned […]

Record Low Canada Savings Bonds rate – where to save your money?

Record Low Canada Savings Bonds rate – where to save your money?

Real Estate listings in several area cities such as Ottawa and locally in Cornwall have prices inching upwards, especially while interest rates are so low, are sparking questions where to put your money safely? The Stock Market isn’t for everyone, and I personally, like some of you, are not big fans of mutual funds.     Many […]

Transcontinental (Seaway News) Boycotted by Writers Associations

Transcontinental (Seaway News) Boycotted by Writers Associations

Looks like a Transcontinental, the parent company of the Seaway News here in Cornwall is in hot water with us scribblers  L I N K “Canadian writers’ associations are refusing to write for Transcontinental Inc. publications to protest against a new freelance contract that they say is “abusive.” Writers are worried that the new agreement […]

Pet Food Business Recession Proof? New Store Coming to Cornwall

Pet Food Business Recession Proof?  New Store Coming to Cornwall

Pet food is a lot like people food.   When people get nervous about money it seems they turn to food for security and stock up the shelves.    Cornwall has almost 10 pet food stores and it looks like a new large store is in the process of being built and talk of a big franchise […]