Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer? 121018

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer?  121018

CFN started to get calls and messages early this morning stating that staff at Cornwall Square were let go.     The mall mysteriously was announced to be sold at a fire sale rate after previous announcements of part of it to be demolished and the mall repurposed.   Oddly enough the name of the buyers was […]

CFN Talks to DURBACON About New Student Living Building Across from St. Lawrence College in Cornwall 111418

CFN Talks to DURBACON About New Student Living Building Across from St. Lawrence College in Cornwall 111418

Cornwall Ontario –   CFN spoke with Gary Sproules, developer of an actual property in the le Village part of Cornwall, across from St. Lawrence College on Montreal Road. The building will have  78 units so as to accommodate 168 students on 3 floors, and commercial space on the ground floor. We asked him five questions via […]

It’s Time for Maureen Adams to Give up on Cornwall MPAC Lawsuit by Jamie Gilcig 110718

It’s Time for Maureen Adams to Give up on Cornwall MPAC Lawsuit by Jamie Gilcig 110718

Cornwall Ontario –  Sometimes adults make mistakes.   There is an old saying….   The difference between winners and losers is how they deal with adversity. Maureen Adams was the city’s Chief Financial Officer before becoming its CAO.  Under her leadership, or lack thereof, the city’s finances have crumbled.   She’s part of a circle jerk between […]

Canadian Influencers to Watch in 2018

Canadian Influencers to Watch in 2018

Canada is home to an impressive array of influencers. The Canadian economy is dynamic, growth-oriented, and ready to embrace the latest changes. This ensures that Canada can meet the needs of an increasingly complex global economy, and all the exigencies that may arise. That being said, it’s no mean feat identifying the top Canadian influencers […]

Cornwall Resident Puts Riverdale House Up for Sale After Election Candidate Disgust LTE 101718

Cornwall Resident Puts Riverdale House Up for Sale After Election Candidate Disgust LTE 101718

Please excuse the edits.  It is the city of Cornwall that educated me. They did not do a very good job on the English. Please read the additions. It is to laugh. There is not a Mayor candidate in this election that is worth supporting. The councilors are not any better. They are totally out of […]

Bad Management & Council Lead to High Taxes in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 100218

Bad Management & Council Lead to High Taxes in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 100218

Cornwall Ontario – The city likes to give out voodoo numbers when it comes to tax increases, but the bottom line is the bottom line.  If you raise taxes nearly 20% per term without increasing revenues something always gives out. Even worse, if you borrow money to pay for a tax increase, as Cornwall did […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

Premier Doug Ford released the following statement today on the announcement of USMCA: “We want to make Ontario open for business. That’s why, from day one, we have offered our full support to our federal partner throughout the USMCA negotiation process to make sure a deal got done. We also need to create and protect […]

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Mark A MacDonald Submits Tax Reduction Plan to Council & Staff 042718

Cornwall Ontario –   City Councilor Mark A MacDonald who has come under fire for pointing out the obvious, that which has inflamed the fiscal burden on the city’s budget might be where Cornwall has to look to find solutions, has come out with an intriguing and positive proposal which he’s released to city staff, council, […]

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

The Unknown Future for Cornwall Ontario’s Waterfront by Emily Hutcheon 042418

Cornwall Ontario – It’s been an exciting week so far! I finally returned to Cornwall after being away for over a year, just in time for an important city council meet.   Last night City council kicked off the meeting with a presentation on Waterfront Lands given by Rachel Perkins. At the beginning of the […]

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Featured in Law Times Over Unauthorized Practice of Law

Cornwall Paralegal James Moak Featured in Law Times Over Unauthorized Practice of Law

Cornwall Ontario – For Cornwall, Kingston, and now Ottawa Paralegal James Moak it’s been an interesting fight to see unauthorized practice by unlicensed people appearing before the Landlord & Tenant board of Ontario and other courts. He was recently featured in the LAW TIMES twice (HERE & HERE)  The weekly news bible reviewed his battle […]

Treading Water Budget for Cornwall Highlights Failure @ City Hall – by Jamie Gilcig 030918

Treading Water Budget for Cornwall Highlights Failure @ City Hall – by Jamie Gilcig 030918

Cornwall Ontario – What an ugly budget procedure this year has been, and it’s not over yet.    What we’re starting to see clearly is that the adage that you get the government you deserve always comes home to roost.   A motion to cap an increase @ 4% because of a raping of reserve funds?  […]

Fraser Institute: Unemployment Rate Less Reflective of Labour Market 011618

Fraser Institute: Unemployment Rate Less Reflective of Labour Market 011618

  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A falling unemployment rate will not necessarily indicate a healthy growing labour market in the future, in part because Canada’s population is getting older and more Canadians are retiring from the workforce, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public […]

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

Fraser Institute News Release: Amount Canadians donate to charity at a 10-year low   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The amount Canadians donate to charities—as a share of their income—has hit a 10-year low and lags far behind the amount Americans give, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan […]

New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

Canada’s Flourishing Organic Market Captured in New Report from the Canada Organic Trade Association   OTTAWA,  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canada Organic Trade Association released its second comprehensive analysis of Canada’s organic market: The Canadian Organic Market: Trends and Opportunities 2017.  This in-depth publication provides the most up-to-date overview of the Canadian organic market, combining consumer […]

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 […]

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