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 […]

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

CFN – In the spring of 2014, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) commissioned MNP LLP to conduct a study to gain a better understanding of the size of the local economy (northern/Canadian portion of Akwesasne) and to estimate the extent to which households, businesses and MCA spend dollars outside the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory* (the […]

Is Smart Centres Expansion Into Cornwall Ontario Smart for Taxpayers by Jamie Gilcig – Oct 23, 2013

Is Smart Centres Expansion Into Cornwall Ontario Smart for Taxpayers by Jamie Gilcig – Oct 23, 2013

Cornwall Ontario –  Why is the City of Cornwall subsidizing Smart Centres to the tune of over $4M?    I know it’s incremental.  I know that it will raise the value of the property and increase the tax base, but Smart Centres is not a dumb company.  It is getting a huge swath of real […]

C.D. Howe Institute: Working Families Face High Tax Hurdles on Extra Income: C.D. Howe Institute

C.D. Howe Institute: Working Families Face High Tax Hurdles on Extra Income: C.D. Howe Institute

CFN – Working families with children in Canada face high tax hurdles that could dissuade them from earning extra income, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada,” authors Alexandre Laurin and Finn Poschmann find low-to- mid-income Canadians face […]

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN –   Hey Real Estate professionals; tired of spending a fortune on advertising and marketing and not happy with your results? You will have to be at the presentation of our new Real Estate product. Save money with more results. Brokers, Agents, Mortgage Specialists, Real Estate Lawyers Cornwall – Ottawa – Toronto – Kingston […]

Olymel Brings the Bacon to Cornwall Ontario – $37M Expansion Plans to Add 50 Jobs – June 27, 2013

Olymel Brings the Bacon to Cornwall Ontario – $37M Expansion Plans to Add 50 Jobs – June 27, 2013

The Olymel l.p. executive today announced a major investment in its food processing plant in Cornwall, Ontario. The company is investing $37 million in the expansion of its facilities, and will add 70,000 square feet to the existing space. Work now in progress includes the addition of a continuous smokehouse and construction of a biological […]

Downtown Cornwall Ontario Wilting – First Farmers Market Dies Now LCBO Moves out of Core

Downtown Cornwall Ontario Wilting – First Farmers Market Dies Now LCBO Moves out of Core

CFN – It’s going to be harder to get fine wines and spirits in the downtown Cornwall Ontario core as the LCBO is pulling out of its Pitt Street location and moving further East. The downtown strip in Cornwall has been struggling with the Farmer’s Market closing and more empty stores than in recent years. […]

Homestead Organics of Berwick Ontario Competes for Entrepreneur of the Year at the Slow Money annual gathering April 29-30th 2013.

Homestead Organics of Berwick Ontario Competes for Entrepreneur of the Year at the Slow Money annual gathering April 29-30th 2013.

Homestead Organics Ltd is pleased to be to the only non-US competitor among 25 contestants for Entrepreneur of the Year at the Slow Money annual gathering in Boulder Colorado on April 29-30th 2013. “Slow Money, a major new funder of local food systems, this week kicks off a competition in which food entrepreneurs are eligible […]

Ottawa Female Founder Fiona Gilligan Talks About the Challenges of Entrepreneurship with CFN

Ottawa Female Founder Fiona Gilligan Talks About the Challenges of Entrepreneurship with CFN

CFN –  Fiona Gilligan is a true rarity in Canada.   A self made woman who has juggled single parenting and creating a huge success story at a business level. Her dad was a Canadian Forces Pilot and her mom taught Kindergarten; not the background of a powerhouse business person who can buy and sell businesses […]

EODP – 32 Jobs $347, 725 to Assist SD&G and Cornwall Ontario – November 15, 2012

EODP – 32 Jobs $347, 725 to Assist SD&G and Cornwall Ontario – November 15, 2012

CFN – On November 15, 2012, The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) has been very successful since last year.   EODP has assisted 19 clients and created 32 jobs in the communities of Stormont Dundas & Glengarry. Within the Cornwall area $347,725.00 has been dispersed to grow small businesses and create jobs. Today the Stormont Dundas & […]

Baby Boomers Shifting to Retirement Fund Decumlation C.D.Howe Report – August 16, 2012

Baby Boomers Shifting to Retirement Fund Decumlation  C.D.Howe Report – August 16, 2012

CFN – Retiring babyboomers are driving a shift from retirement-fund accumulation to decumulation, but they need better choices to protect against longevity risk, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Annuities and Your Nest Egg: Reforms to Promote Optimal Annuitization of Retirement Capital,” the University of Calgary’s Norma Nielson says […]

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