Holiday Stress: How to Avoid It – Editorial by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – December 28, 2009

Holiday Stress: How to Avoid It – Editorial by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – December 28, 2009

Holiday Stress: How to Avoid It – By Markus Noé Tis the season for everyone to be surrounded with yuletide joy, happiness and everything else that goes with Christmas. But does anyone really enjoy the Christmas holidays as much as the multi-million dollar corporations hope we do, so in turn we go into their Wal-Mart’s, or other outlets, […]

Tony Clement Sounding Very Liberal – Fed Dollars to R&D – December 28, 2009

Tony Clement Sounding Very Liberal – Fed Dollars to R&D – December 28, 2009

Industry Minister Tony Clement talks to the Globe and Mail about the financial recovery. L I N K “If there was one thing you want to achieve in government this year that you believe would help Canada’s industrial sector, what would it be? [Government and universities have] actively engaged in innovation commercialization along with the […]

Twitter Cops $25 Million for making Tweets searchable by Google & Bing

Twitter Cops $25 Million for making Tweets searchable by Google & Bing

Online Networking Phenomenon Twitter has just signed two deals with Google and Bing (MSN) that will result in Tweets or mini blog entries being indexed to Search engine queries. L I N K “In October, Twitter said it had struck multiyear arrangements that make users’ short blog postings available on Google.com and on Bing, which is […]

Cornwall Ontario EI recipients up 46% in October – SD&G Economic News Update by Roger Sauvé

Cornwall Ontario EI recipients up 46% in October – SD&G Economic News Update by Roger Sauvé

SD&G Economic News Update by Roger Sauvé – Cornwall EI recipients up 46% in October Cornwall Ontario – December 22, 2009. Statistics Canada reported that the number of people in Cornwall receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) jumped by 46% in October from a year earlier. The number of recipients in the Hawkesbury region was up by a much […]

Team Cornwall 2009 Year in Review – Review of the Review by Markus Noé – December 18, 2009

Team Cornwall 2009 Year in Review – Review of the Review by Markus Noé – December 18, 2009

Team Cornwall played host this morning to the city of Cornwall’s 2009 Year in Review held at Aultsville hall, located on St. Lawrence College campus. Gilles Latour Chair of Team Cornwall was the MC of the event which saw MP Guy Lauzon, MPP Jim Brownell and Mayor Bob Kilger in attendance. The key note speaker […]

5 More Days Left Before the 2009 Cornwall Annual Year in Review Breakfast at The Aulstville Theatre – December 18, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

5 More Days Left Before the 2009 Cornwall Annual Year in Review Breakfast at The Aulstville Theatre – December 18, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

You have 5 days to get your tix to the hottest event in Cornwall; the 2009 Annual Year in Review. Last year Mayor Bob Kilger announced the new Shoppers Drugmart Distribution Centre coming to Cornwall.   This year the only way you’ll find out first what’s going to happen is to get your tickets before […]

Globalive Wireless – New Wireless Player in Canada – Hopefully will bring more competition to Fat Market – December 13, 2009

Globalive Wireless – New Wireless Player in Canada – Hopefully will bring more competition to Fat Market – December 13, 2009

Canada has some funny views about communications.  They tend to grant monopolies that make huge amounts of money for companies like Ma Bell and the cable companies on the back of the users, IE, we taxpayers.  Competition isn’t really heard of. The result is that Canada has one of the most expensive systems for internet […]

2009 Cornwall Year in Review – Friday December 18th – Aultsville Theatre – 7 AM – Cornwall Ontario –

2009 Cornwall Year in Review – Friday December 18th – Aultsville Theatre –  7 AM – Cornwall Ontario –

The Year in Review meeting is a popular meeting that is expected to attract hundreds of business people, including special guests from outside of the City. The meeting will be held on Friday, December 18, 2008 at 7:00 am, at Aultsville Theatre at St. Lawrence College. The highlight of the meeting will be a review […]

ROGER SAUVÉ – The People of Cornwall and SD&G – A 10 week feature for the Cornwall Free News – Week 4 – Job Numbers – Cornwall Ontario – November 24, 2009

ROGER SAUVÉ – The People of Cornwall and SD&G – A 10 week feature for the Cornwall Free News – Week 4 – Job Numbers – Cornwall Ontario – November 24, 2009

ROGER SAUVÉ – The People of Cornwall and SD&G – A 10 week feature for the Cornwall Free News – Week 4 – Job numbers down 1,800 this year How is the job market in Cornwall? This question is not as easy to answer as you might think. Employment estimates, and estimates is all that […]

Why Reducing the GST was wrong and why the HST is a more fair tax.

Why Reducing the GST was wrong and why the HST is a more fair tax.

Nobody wants to pay tax.  I sure as heck don’t.   Taxes though, like death, are something you can’t avoid.   The challenge for society is how to tax fairly. Doctrines can be voted on and discussed, but the status quo is that we Canadians, whether at Federal, Provincial, or Municipal levels vote for people whose jobs […]

Canuck Buck on Par with US Dollar as Commodity Prices Rise

Canuck Buck on Par with US Dollar as Commodity Prices Rise

L I N K It’s a good day to go cross border shopping as our Canadian Loonie is buying more in the US.  The Loonie is almost on par withe the US dollar.    Fueled by high oil prices and a declining US dollar the high loonie hurts employment in Canada. “Canadian Prime Minister Stephen […]

Gold Hits Record High – Are you buying or Selling? CORNWALL ONTARIO

Gold Hits Record High – Are you buying or Selling?  CORNWALL ONTARIO

Last time I stepped into Pommier Jewellers here in Cornwall the store was packed with happy shoppers.   Is the high price of gold causing you to buy or sell?   Gold hit $1070.80 US in London yesterday, a new world record. I always get nervous when a stock or financial device hits a record level as […]

Record Low Canada Savings Bonds rate – where to save your money?

Record Low Canada Savings Bonds rate – where to save your money?

Real Estate listings in several area cities such as Ottawa and locally in Cornwall have prices inching upwards, especially while interest rates are so low, are sparking questions where to put your money safely? The Stock Market isn’t for everyone, and I personally, like some of you, are not big fans of mutual funds.     Many […]