Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement’s breakfast buddy Kathleen Wynne and her government have left Cornwall (SD&G) out from a retail outlet for recreational marijuana. The province announced the first 14 communities that will roll out retail outlets. Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Hamilton Barrie, Kingston, Kitchener NDP , London, Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie […]

Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Cornwall Ontario –  The problem with people being parachuted into communities to be journalists is that sometimes, some of them, bring an outside perspective and don’t really look at the local big picture.   And sometimes they may listen to the wrong people. Or sometimes, they just poot any silly thought that pops into their head. […]

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Cornwall Ontario –   Ever watch a bunch of unqualified people, some of whom are dumber than David Murphy debate an issue that is way out of their depth? Council is talking about kicking back property taxes for 10 years to a real estate developer. The property, to be used for student residences right across […]

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

The latest update from Statistics Canada has confirmed that the economy continues to go from strength to strength. The economy is enjoying the ‘rarified territory’ of continued growth of well over 3%. The figures follow on from the growth rate of 3.7% enjoyed during the first three months of 2017, marking out a strong start […]

Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Cornwall Ontario – Gas prices are up 23 cents per gallon since last Sunday in Akwesasne or approximately 6 cents per litre.  Oddly enough most of the gas sold on the US side of the reservation is in fact from McEwens in Ontario. Here in Cornwall gas prices have shot up as much as 20 […]

The State of Play for Bitcoin in Canada 083117

“Bitcoin GreenFlare_IMG_8289” (CC BY 2.0) by btckeychain Although Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not yet legal tender in Canada – with only the Canadian dollar considered official currency – digital currencies are recognised as a commodity by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Although digital currency transactions are not supported by the nation’s central bank or government, they are […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

  Property is an excellent asset to own, even at the worst of times. The simple fact is that, unless you own an overpriced mansion, there’s always a need for it. If you’re thinking of moving to the US, or simply want a home there to rent out for some extra cash, you’ll be wondering […]

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

VICTORIA BC – Let’s just say that, hypothetically speaking, the current black market in Canada is based on three models of cultivation. The first model is the seasonal outdoor grower, the second is the hobby indoor grower and the third is the commercial indoor grower. Model one harvests every fall and sells his/her crop based […]

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Ontario – Surviving a conspiratorial City of Cornwall led boycott isn’t easy.   As we approach our 8th Anniversary good news is always nice to see especially as we survive on a near non budget with little to no staffing. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who helped make this an amazing year […]

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

The City of Brampton just axed 25 management and senior officials in what has to be one of the most progressive house cleaning jobs in Ontario Municipal history. From the Toronto Star article: “We had to notify 25 individuals that had to exit the organization this morning,” he said, but Schlange would not divulge details […]

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market? The US dollar (USD) is the most traded currency in the world, with an 87.3% share of all daily transactions. It’s easy to forget that just north of the USA is another currency with strength in its own right. The Canadian dollar (CAD) is the seventh most […]

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communities they serve. The principle of […]

Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

It’s odd.  We live in a City where we pay large salaries to city staff and managers and then elect a mayor and council to lead. They then dump off decisions to even more pricey consultants.  Does this make any sense?  Maybe we shouldn’t have staff and managers and just hire consultants to run Cornwall? […]

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

An official ceremony was held on January 29th 2016 to transfer the Sebringville Feed Mill from from Hensall District Co-operative, Inc. (HDC) to Homestead Organics Ltd. In attendance were local elected officials, media representatives, business partners, organic farmers, and customers of Homestead Organics. Homestead Organics and HDC have been in discussions and have agreed upon […]

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