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 […]

Canadian to be Extradited to US over Pot Seed Sales – Marc Emery

Canadian to be Extradited to US over Pot Seed Sales – Marc Emery

What interesting times we live in here in Canada.   California calls for legalization and TAXATION of Marijuana.  We now have medical Marijuana use in North America.  It’s completely accepted in most of Europe.   It’s like jaywalking in the sense that it’s a crime, but how many jaywalkers do you see get ticketed? Jodie Emery is […]

Elizabeth May predicts a Fall Election triggered by the Conservatives

Elizabeth May predicts a Fall Election triggered by the Conservatives

Federal Green Leader Elizabeth May is predicting that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will trigger an Election this fall contradictory to the political speak from the party.  Something I myself have been writing about for a few weeks now. “Wouldn’t it be just like Harper to decide that things are looking good for him right now […]

HST can’t be dropped – Here until at least 2012 – Mayan Calender?

HST can’t be dropped – Here until at least 2012 – Mayan Calender?

L I N K Well you always have to read the fine print! “Buried in the fine print of the accord signed last March between Ottawa and Queen’s Park is a clause that ensures the new 13 per cent tax, which takes effect July 1, remains at that rate until at least 2012.” What do […]