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… Continue reading Fraser Institute Report Points to Canadians Being Scrooges to Charities 121317

New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

Canada’s Flourishing Organic Market Captured in New Report from the Canada Organic Trade Association   OTTAWA,  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canada Organic Trade Association released its second comprehensive analysis of Canada’s organic market: The Canadian Organic Market: Trends and Opportunities 2017.  This in-depth publication provides the most up-to-date overview of the Canadian organic market, combining consumer… Continue reading New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall City Councilor Bernadette Clement’s breakfast buddy Kathleen Wynne and her government have left Cornwall (SD&G) out from a retail outlet for recreational marijuana. The province announced the first 14 communities that will roll out retail outlets. Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Hamilton Barrie, Kingston, Kitchener NDP , London, Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie… Continue reading Cornwall Not Getting a Retail Marijuana Outlet as Wynne Gov’t Announces 14 Cities 110317

Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Cornwall Ontario –  The problem with people being parachuted into communities to be journalists is that sometimes, some of them, bring an outside perspective and don’t really look at the local big picture.   And sometimes they may listen to the wrong people. Or sometimes, they just poot any silly thought that pops into their head.… Continue reading Hugo Rodrigues Doesn’t Understand Cornwall Ontario Housing Crisis by Jamie Gilcig 110217

Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Cornwall Ontario –   Ever watch a bunch of unqualified people, some of whom are dumber than David Murphy debate an issue that is way out of their depth? Council is talking about kicking back property taxes for 10 years to a real estate developer. The property, to be used for student residences right across… Continue reading Bovine Projectile Emission in Cornwall City Council Over Development Kickbacks 091217

Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Cornwall Ontario – Gas prices are up 23 cents per gallon since last Sunday in Akwesasne or approximately 6 cents per litre.  Oddly enough most of the gas sold on the US side of the reservation is in fact from McEwens in Ontario. Here in Cornwall gas prices have shot up as much as 20… Continue reading Gas Gouging in Ontario and Akwesasne Due to Hurricane Harvey 090117

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are… Continue reading Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

  Property is an excellent asset to own, even at the worst of times. The simple fact is that, unless you own an overpriced mansion, there’s always a need for it. If you’re thinking of moving to the US, or simply want a home there to rent out for some extra cash, you’ll be wondering… Continue reading Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

VICTORIA BC – Let’s just say that, hypothetically speaking, the current black market in Canada is based on three models of cultivation. The first model is the seasonal outdoor grower, the second is the hobby indoor grower and the third is the commercial indoor grower. Model one harvests every fall and sells his/her crop based… Continue reading Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

How Ontario is Becoming a Leader in Blockchain MARCH 28, 2017

How Ontario is Becoming a Leader in Blockchain Photo: by btckeychain   Whether you’re an experienced internet user or simply someone who likes to check the news and social media, the chances are you will have come across the phrase ‘bitcoin’ at some point. This form of digital ‘cryptocurrency’ was released to the wider world in… Continue reading How Ontario is Becoming a Leader in Blockchain MARCH 28, 2017

The Ashtray Report on CobalTec: I Am Curious Blue by Roy Berger

Ottawa Ontario – More than half of all Canadian grown-ups have a stock market or mutual fund account. It hasn’t been that way since the great depression. Today they can monitor, buy, sell, panic and freak out at a much greater rate than their financial ancestors with their magic Dick Tracy radio phones. In this… Continue reading The Ashtray Report on CobalTec: I Am Curious Blue by Roy Berger

Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Cornwall Ontario – Surviving a conspiratorial City of Cornwall led boycott isn’t easy.   As we approach our 8th Anniversary good news is always nice to see especially as we survive on a near non budget with little to no staffing. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who helped make this an amazing year… Continue reading Cornwall Free News 2017 January Numbers Up Over 15% From 2016 Newspaper for Sale!

Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

The City of Brampton just axed 25 management and senior officials in what has to be one of the most progressive house cleaning jobs in Ontario Municipal history. From the Toronto Star article: “We had to notify 25 individuals that had to exit the organization this morning,” he said, but Schlange would not divulge details… Continue reading Should Cornwall Follow Brampton & Clean House at City Hall by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 8, 2016

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market? The US dollar (USD) is the most traded currency in the world, with an 87.3% share of all daily transactions. It’s easy to forget that just north of the USA is another currency with strength in its own right. The Canadian dollar (CAD) is the seventh most… Continue reading What’s new on the Canadian Foreign Exchange Market?

Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Transparency and Fairness in Credit Union Elections … Maybe Not! Written by: Peter Allen Credit unions are the unsung heroes of the banking world. Each member’s deposit is protected in a similar fashion as those in a chartered bank. Credit unions represent the interests of their members and the communities they serve. The principle of… Continue reading Letter to the Editor – Peter Allen on Kawartha Credit Union Election Process FEB 13, 2016

Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

It’s odd.  We live in a City where we pay large salaries to city staff and managers and then elect a mayor and council to lead. They then dump off decisions to even more pricey consultants.  Does this make any sense?  Maybe we shouldn’t have staff and managers and just hire consultants to run Cornwall?… Continue reading Does Council Really Need to Fund a $70K Study for Sunday Bus Service in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

An official ceremony was held on January 29th 2016 to transfer the Sebringville Feed Mill from from Hensall District Co-operative, Inc. (HDC) to Homestead Organics Ltd. In attendance were local elected officials, media representatives, business partners, organic farmers, and customers of Homestead Organics. Homestead Organics and HDC have been in discussions and have agreed upon… Continue reading Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

CFN – In the spring of 2014, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) commissioned MNP LLP to conduct a study to gain a better understanding of the size of the local economy (northern/Canadian portion of Akwesasne) and to estimate the extent to which households, businesses and MCA spend dollars outside the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory* (the… Continue reading MCA Study Shows Financial Spill Effect on Communities Outside It’s Territory – Oct 8, 2014

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