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 […]

Jenni MacDonald of Dominion Lending Centres now serving Mortgage Seekers in Cornwall, Ontario and area!

Jenni MacDonald of Dominion Lending Centres now serving Mortgage Seekers in Cornwall, Ontario and area!

Looking for a residential mortgage, commercial mortgage or equipment leasing? Call Jenni at Dominion Lending Centres today! “The most important preparation for purchasing a home is to have your Credit Score in order. I can go over your Credit Bureau with you and give you a plan to get you the highest score you can […]

Canada Must Revamp Trade and Investment Policies to Exploit Emerging Global Patterns: C.D. Howe Institute

Canada Must Revamp Trade and Investment Policies to Exploit Emerging Global Patterns: C.D. Howe Institute

CFN – To revitalize its flagging trade and productivity performance, Canada should adapt its international trade and investment policies to a world of global value chains, evolving trade and investment patterns, and deepening economic integration; according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. . In “Breaking Free: A Post-mercantilist Trade and Productivity Agenda […]

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

  From Left to right: Angela Besner, Account Manager, BDC; Candy Pollard, Business Consultant, Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre; Ravinder Banga, Loans Officer, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Charlene MacLennan, Senior Advisor Grants and Projects, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Keith Kerr, Commercial Accounts Manager, RBC; Nicole Sullivan, Economic Development Officer, Township of South Dundas.   […]

C.D. Howe Institute: Consumer Debt Reaches Record Levels in Canada – April 4, 2012

C.D. Howe Institute:  Consumer Debt Reaches Record Levels in Canada – April 4, 2012

CFN – Canadian households are saddled with unprecedented amounts of debt through bank loans, credit cards and lines of credit, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In The Rise in Consumer Credit and Bankruptcy: Cause for Concern?, author James MacGee finds that debt levels associated with consumer credit are higher than […]

Cornwall Ontario Economic Sr Dev Honcho Bob Peters at Fancy Food Show in Washington DC – July 10, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Economic Sr Dev Honcho Bob Peters at Fancy Food Show in Washington DC – July 10, 2011

Washington DC – We heard from Bob Peters of Economic Development here in Cornwall Ontario where he is sharing some of the amazing opportunities and advantages of setting up shop in our City by the River. I am in Washington on behalf of the City to exhibit at the Fancy Food Show. The food sector […]