Get Cracking Diner in Cornwall Ontario hits SEA 100th External Employee Milestone by Don Smith

Get Cracking Diner in Cornwall Ontario hits SEA 100th External Employee Milestone by Don Smith

CFN-Julie Brisebois’ Get Cracking Diner on Pitt at 6th St. E. received special recognition at noon today. The restaurant has hired the 100th full-time employee of Self Employment Assistance (SEA) program sponsored businesses. The count does not include the 637 self-employed graduates of the SEA program offered through St. Lawrence College over the past twelve […]

Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

CFN – Throughout the season, Upper Canada Village has been hosting a series of special theme weekends. This Friday to Sunday will see the village play host to more than 50 natural horsemanship enthusiasts from across the region.  Several trainers and riders from North American Equine Trainers headquartered in Alberta, Kastle Rock Gypsy Farm in Malloytown and […]

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 […]

McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel Price Match Guarantee in Cornwall, Ontario

McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel Price Match Guarantee in Cornwall, Ontario

* On a current published price for similar or same supply and services. McArthur Bros. & MacNeil Funeral Home & Chapel is operated by local people.  Bill has been licenced as a funeral director for more than 30 years and serves on numerous volunteer boards in the community.  Jim has been a member of our […]

The Seniors’ Situation Room Edition 1 by Dawn Ford – August 14 ,2012

The Seniors’ Situation Room Edition 1 by Dawn Ford – August 14 ,2012

CFN – Hi Everyone. In this new column about seniors and their particular needs and concerns, I will be focusing on advocacy and, hopefully, solutions. I’m seeking your input in regard to the everyday wellness and safety challenges faced by seniors. Please share your comments below on any issue raised; it’s important to know what […]

Taking it to the Supreme Court: Battle over Language Rights kicked up a few Notches by Don Smith

Taking it to the Supreme Court:  Battle over Language Rights kicked up a few Notches by Don Smith

CFN – On Saturday, at his sprawling Maple Ponds Equestrian Centre in Williamstown, human rights activist Howard Galganov and his wife Anne hosted a bbq lunch, rally and fundraiser. About 100 invited guests from places such as Cornwall and area, Ottawa, Toronto, Timmins, Montreal, and further afield, enjoyed the burgers, sausages, salads and desserts over […]

Eastern Ontario Health Unit Protested by Language Fairness Group in Cornwall Ontario – Get on board the Train by Don Smith

Eastern Ontario Health Unit Protested by Language Fairness Group in Cornwall Ontario – Get on board the Train by Don Smith

CFN – This morning some members of the Language Fairness for All group used a homemade train as their latest vehicle to promote awareness of what they see as increasingly discriminatory hiring policies at area places of employment. Amid cries that members of the Anglophone majority are being forced to: “take the train west” in […]

Cornwall Ontario Seaway Lions Ribfest a Smashing Success by Don Smith

Cornwall Ontario Seaway Lions Ribfest a Smashing Success by Don Smith

CFN – Many factors are attributed to the overwhelming success of Cornwall’s first annual Ribfest. The list includes the great weather, helpful volunteers, interesting exhibits and vendors, good food, abundant talent and affordable family fun. Of course, a receptive crowd is also crucial to the mix. The first day saw the rib vendors completely sell […]

Ribfest in Cornwall Ontario a winner! by Don Smith

Ribfest in Cornwall Ontario a winner!  by Don Smith

CFN – The Cornwall Seaway Lions Club first annual Ribfest is proving to be a big hit with participants and exhibitors.  The response received from people I encountered in the park as well as the large number of posts on the event Facebook page indicates overwhelming approval and appreciation. Friday was day one of Cornwall’s newest […]

Cornwall Seaway Valley Growers’ Market Report for 14 July 2012 by Don Smith

Cornwall Seaway Valley Growers’ Market Report for 14 July 2012 by Don Smith

CFN – Judging by the thermometer, summer is in full swing.  And, the locally grown farm-fresh produce at Cornwall Seaway Valley Growers’ Market is abundant.  This is Cornwall’s original farmers’ market which, in recent years, is located in the Brick parking lot, 1525 Pitt Street in Cornwall.  Some of the vendors are open to the public at their farm […]