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 […]

How to Bring Clarity and Stability to Derivatives Trading: C.D. Howe Institute – May 3, 2011

How to Bring Clarity and Stability to Derivatives Trading:  C.D. Howe Institute – May 3, 2011

Toronto ON – The recent financial crisis has driven many plans for improving the stability and resilience of the global financial system.  One concept, managing the risk of default in securities or financial derivatives markets through central counterparties, receives scrutiny in a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute.   In “Time for Stability […]

C.D. Howe Institute Report on the 2011 Federal Budget – When Striking an Awkward Balance Means Striking Out – Ottawa Ontario – March 24, 2011

C.D. Howe Institute Report on the 2011 Federal Budget – When Striking an Awkward Balance Means Striking Out – Ottawa Ontario – March 24, 2011

When Striking an Awkward Balance Means Striking Out: Budget 2011   By Alexandre Laurin, Finn Poschmann and William B.P. Robson     The many minor, targeted spending initiatives and tax credits proposed in the 2011 federal budget delay a badly needed return to budget balance.   Notwithstanding their appeal to the targeted beneficiaries, few of […]

Financial security planning with Scott Beck – December 1, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Financial security planning with Scott Beck – December 1, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –We’re starting a new series on financial security planning  from Scott Beck of Freedom 55 here in Cornwall Ontario. Tax-efficient investing beyond RRSPs The tax advantages registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) offer make them the default choice for many Canadians. Investors often use them to save, and then roll the money into registered […]

Cornwall Ontario Exhibits at PM Expo to Promote City – December 1-3 – Toronto

Cornwall Ontario Exhibits at PM Expo to Promote City – December 1-3 – Toronto

Cornwall ON – Cornwall Economic Development will once again be showcasing development opportunities at the Property Management Exposition and Conference, more commonly known as PM Expo.   The show takes place at the Metro Toronto  Convention Centre in Toronto, December 1-3, 2010. The City has exhibited at the show for the  past several years. . The Cornwall Booth number is […]