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 […]

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Warren Kinsella Writes Open Letter to Minister Melanie Joly After Twitter Block 112717

Dear Minister Joly: May I call you Melanie? You’ve blocked my access to your ministerial Twitter account, so please forgive the formality of an open letter. I sense that I’ve upset you, which concerns me deeply. Let’s leave aside, for a moment, the propriety of a public servant (that’s you) blocking the access of one […]

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Restaurants Canada RAISE THE BAR Report Cites High Priced Alcohol 110717

Canada’s high-priced beer, wine and spirits hard to swallow “Raise the Bar” report card calls on Ottawa and provinces to improve pricing, taxation and interprovincial trade   TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High prices, unfair taxation and outdated rules continue to frustrate Canada’s bar and restaurant owners. Those are the findings of the latest Raise the […]

The Five Things You Need to Know About Bitcoins

“Bitcoin GreenFlare_IMG_8289” (CC BY 2.0) by btckeychain It seems like there’s been a lot in the news recently about Bitcoins and the internet is full of stories about them. But a lot of Canadians don’t really know what they are or how to use them. So here are the answers to five of the most important questions about […]

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

Stats Confirm That Canada’s Economy Continues to Grow 090717

The latest update from Statistics Canada has confirmed that the economy continues to go from strength to strength. The economy is enjoying the ‘rarified territory’ of continued growth of well over 3%. The figures follow on from the growth rate of 3.7% enjoyed during the first three months of 2017, marking out a strong start […]

The State of Play for Bitcoin in Canada 083117

“Bitcoin GreenFlare_IMG_8289” (CC BY 2.0) by btckeychain Although Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not yet legal tender in Canada – with only the Canadian dollar considered official currency – digital currencies are recognised as a commodity by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Although digital currency transactions are not supported by the nation’s central bank or government, they are […]

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally? By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Should Canada Build A Wall & Bill President Trump Personally?  By Jamie Gilcig 081917

Cornwall Ontario – As NAV Can gets filled at the taxpayer’s expense as I type these words I think it’s time to maybe consider building a wall in this region between the US and Canada and send the bill to US President Donald Trump. Now I don’t mean to send to the bill to the […]

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

Canada has, as the French say, the fault of its qualities. Because it is always consensual and never revolutionary, it has relatively less drama than have had the other G-7 countries National Archives of Canada-PA-091061/ THE CANADIAN PRESS The countries that are today the G-7 leading democratic economic powers all underwent radical political changes between […]

CFIA RECALL iogo Yogurt Due to Pieces of Plastic JUNE 9, 2017

CFIA RECALL  iogo Yogurt Due to Pieces of Plastic JUNE 9, 2017

Food Recall Warning – iögo yogurt products recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic Recall date: June 8, 2017 Reason for recall: Other Hazard classification: Class 2 Company / Firm: Ultima Foods Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan Extent of the distribution: Consumer Contents Recall details Recalled products What you […]

Amid a Growing Casino Industry, Who’s Actually Playing? JUNE 9, 2017

Amid a Growing Casino Industry, Who’s Actually Playing?  JUNE 9, 2017

In comparison to the UK, Australia, and its neighboring USA, Canada’s gaming habits are unusual. Despite a buoyant land-based industry with at least six major establishments in Calgary and Edmonton, including the long-running Palace Casino in the latter, gambling in the country is more of a prospect than an established industry, with the average gamer […]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Statement on President Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement JUNE 2, 2017

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Statement on President Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement JUNE 2, 2017

Ottawa, Ontario June 1, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in response to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement: “We are deeply disappointed that the United States federal government has decided to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Canada is unwavering in our commitment to fight climate […]

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News MAY 17, 2017

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News  MAY 17, 2017

Just in time for the season you can now post your free garage sale listing.    It is just for personal use.  There is no charge.  And you don’t have to be from Cornwall to post! All you have to do is post your listing as a comment.  Please use your real email address when […]

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

Dear Editor, When a Canadian crosses into Canada without reporting to Canada Customs, the next time they pass through a customs checkpoint,  the have their vehicle confiscated.  When a Canadian carries a person into Canada without first checking with Canada Customs, the are arrested and charged with human smuggling. However, when an illegal immigrant smuggles […]