Cornwall & The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation
Success Stories

Be the Boss for a Day Program

Friday May 13th, 2016

The Community Futures Development Corporation in partnership and GIAG Employment Services are excited to announce a collaborative effort for a Be the Boss day program to be rolled out in Alexandria on May 11, 2016. On Wednesday May 11, 2016 15 students from Glengarry District High School will be paired with 11 local businesses to […]

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Be the Boss Program – Minimax Express

Monday May 2nd, 2016

Students from TR Leger School in Cornwall had the opportunity to see what being a transport driver was all about on Wednesday. As part of the Cornwall & the Counties Community Future Development Corporation’s Be The Boss program, Minimax Express opened its doors to about 15 students interested in learning more about being a trucker. […]

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Be the Boss Program/Farm to Fridge

Tuesday April 5th, 2016

The Cornwall & the Counties Community Futures Development Corporation in partnership with St. Matthew Catholic Secondary School, Biemond Upper Canada Creamery and All Things Food Network are excited to announce a collaborative effort for the Be The Boss Program to be held on Monday April 11 (10am to 1pm) at Biemond Upper Canada Creamery in […]

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Youth Program a Success!

Wednesday October 28th, 2015

Read about our recent Be the Boss Initiatives happening in our region. Great work by our Youth Coordinator, Lynn Lee! Press Release – October 21st 2015 Press Release – October 27th 2015

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Saturday June 20th, 2015

MPIQC is a forward-thinking electronic manufacturing company that produces high quality circuit boards for their clients. In order to stay competitive, MPIQC required an upgrade of some of their manufacturing equipment. Their main production line was being affected by regular equipment breakdown and the antiquated equipment, by today‚Äôs standard, was not allowing for fast tooling […]

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The Grand Hotel

Wednesday June 17th, 2015

The Grand Hotel has existed in the Village of Martintown for over 100 years, serving as social gathering place for people in the community. In 2013, the hotel was bought by Ms. Marilyn Blackwood who completed extensive renovations and reopened in March 2014. The new and improved Grant Hotel now offers catering services, a full […]

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Gaudet Compensating Dampers Inc.

Tuesday June 16th, 2015

Simply put, Martin Gaudet is passionate about developing advanced vibration dampening and shock absorbing solutions! When contacted to advance solutions to chronic load-cell failure during aircraft landing gear drop tests, Mr. Gaudet responded – by creating a new and innovative hydraulic shock-absorbing device which excels at mitigating short duration high intensity events in a robust, […]

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Menchies Cornwall

Monday June 15th, 2015

Wesley and Jennifer Jurchuk had the vision of owning their own business. This lead to the opening of a new franchise; Menchies Cornwall. Menchies is a frozen yogurt franchise initially created by a couple from the U.S. in 2007. Today, they have more than 300 locations around the world. Located at the corner of Ninth […]

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