Where can Canada find new tax streams?

There is no doubt that taxes are a fact of life for people living in Cornwall and indeed the whole of Canada. By collecting tax money from individuals, businesses and large corporations, the Canadian government is able to raise funds to divert back into the country. While nobody in Ontario really likes paying taxes, it […]

How to Make Ends Meet If You Don’t Qualify for CRB

It can be a difficult experience when money is tight, and there are many situations that can throw you in financial distress. For instance, you could be laid off, your salary may be reduced, or your business may be struggling. However, there are some options available for those who feel they have hit a wall. […]

Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 15, 2021 – When I started CFN back in February of 2009 I never, ever, expected to see it evolve the way it did. I expected to build a small, local newspaper which focused on our community in a refreshing Gonzo way. I had been taught that journalism was telling the truth. How you […]

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub. Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub.  Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

July 13, 2021 – When you run your business like crap and there’s a nearby option it should be no surprise when people flock to it. Several developers, small and large, spoke with CFN. They shared horror stories and some laughed at the thought of doing business in Cornwall. High taxes, fees, and having to […]

Reasons Why Student Involvement in Politics Is a Smart Move

Reasons Why Student Involvement in Politics Is a Smart Move

Reasons Why Student Involvement in Politics Is a Smart Move Does student participation in politics have any impact on their lives? Most people have debated over this simple question, with others opposing it while others were defending the position of students in politics. Ultimately, students benefit a lot from involving in political matters in their […]

Rapid and Responsible Recovery Starts with Ontario’s Small Businesses Says OBIAA.

May 25, 2021 –The Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) is calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments to lead the way by creating recovery solutions and a phased-in approach. OBIAA says that by creating a phased strategy, we can begin to create balance – a balance which includes physical, mental and economic health.   A Rapid Responsible […]

Freeland Budget Geared for Votes More than Supports during Covid-19. By Jamie Gilcig

Freeland Budget Geared for Votes More than Supports during Covid-19.  By Jamie Gilcig

APRIL 20, 2021 – Like most things related to politicians disappointment is the usual result. Other media will put the party spin out and highlight the smoke, but the bottom line is that if you are a public servant you’re rocking, but if you’re part of the working class who have paid the biggest price […]

I turned $5,000 into $130,000 in Four Months. A Rags to Lower Middle Class Story. By Roy Berger

I turned $5,000 into $130,000 in Four Months.  A Rags to Lower Middle Class Story.  By Roy Berger

APRIL 11, 2021 – Okay. Okay. Let me tell this story or at least the germ of it.  About five years ago. At the time, I was what, fifty-eight, fifty-nine, fifty something? I had lost it all.  Again. For what, the fifth, sixth time? Very nice. My last five-year plan led to the obscene criminal behaviour of […]

How to Make Ends Meet If You Don’t Qualify for CRB

How to Make Ends Meet If You Don’t Qualify for CRB

It can be a difficult experience when money is tight, and there are many situations that can throw you in financial distress. For instance, you could be laid off, your salary may be reduced, or your business may be struggling. However, there are some options available for those who feel they have hit a wall. […]

Budget-friendly Wardrobe Renewing for Your Toddler

It has not been long since you have been preparing for the Christmas holidays and spending quite a considerable amount of money on all the gifts and festive outfits. However, it is time to prepare your little one for spring. Quite probably, because of the growth spurt (that is common in winter), your toddler has […]

Eastern Ontario Paralegal James Moak Nominated by CCLA for Inaugural Award.

Eastern Ontario Paralegal James Moak Nominated by CCLA for Inaugural Award.

JANUARY 27, 2021 – SD&G area Paralegal James Moak of Cornwallparalegal.com has been nominated for the inaugural Paralegal award by the Carleton County Law Association. (CCLA) Mr. Moak has been very busy, even through this pandemic, as his Kingston and Ottawa offices have been expanding. He also spearheaded what is referred to as “Moak Law” […]

Auditor General Says Money Laundering is Still Going Hard in Ontario Casinos

Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, recently released her annual report, causing a political backlash from government officials being called out on mismanagement, lack of proper oversight, misuse of taxpayer dollars, and much more. It seems that some years, this audit of the provincial government truly shocks Canadians with scandal, but this year, it was more […]

Ontario Opposes New U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

Ontario Opposes New U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

AUGUST 7, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on the U.S.-imposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum imports: “We are disappointed that the U.S. has re-imposed tariffs on imports of aluminum products from Canada, particularly at a time when our trade partnership will […]

List of Ontario Essential Services During COVID 19 Coronavirus Crisis MARCH 24, 2020

List of Ontario Essential Services During COVID 19 Coronavirus Crisis MARCH 24, 2020

For the purposes of this order, businesses include any-for-profit, non-profit or other entity providing the goods and services described herein. This does not preclude the provision of work and services by entities not on this list either online, by telephone or by mail/delivery. Note that teleworking and online commerce are permitted at all times for all businesses. […]

Fraser Institute: ON Gov’t Workers Paid Over 10% More Than Private Sector Workers. 112819 #ONPOLI

Fraser Institute: ON Gov’t Workers Paid Over 10% More Than Private Sector Workers. 112819 #ONPOLI

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 Government employees in Ontario received 10.3 per cent higher wages on average than comparable workers in the private sector last year, and enjoyed much more generous non-wage benefits, too, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Bringing government-sector compensation in line with the […]

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