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Is Going Into Business for You?

Going into business or electing to be self-employed is a serious decision. It requires devotion and sacrifice – and it generally commands significant investment of energy, time, and perseverance. To be painfully blunt, business isn’t for everyone, while for others...

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Business Communication & Productivity Tips

With the broad array of articles and self-help books available to us today, it may hardly seem necessary for the C&C CFDC to contribute to the existing fanfare around effective business communication and productivity. Truth of the matter though, is that much of...

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MPIQC

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...

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The Grand Hotel

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...

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Gaudet Compensating Dampers Inc.

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...

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Menchies Cornwall

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...

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Landing the Job Offer

Being self-employed or going into business isn’t for everyone – in fact, most are more comfortable with getting a job. In the current economy, this may not be as simple as it sounds; particularly for young people and for those looking to replace a pre-existing...

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Annual General Meeting

Cornwall & The Counties Community Futures Board and Staff are pleased to invite you to our 2019 Annual General Meeting being held at Ramada on July 15th, 2019. We look forward to sharing the accomplishments of 2018 and celebrating how together through...

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Forms of Corporate Structure

Often overlooked or disregarded when deciding to start or alter a business, it is important to ponder seriously, and to determine what business structure or form of organization best suits your needs – both for the immediate, and the more distant future as...

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The Basics of Lending

As is the case with banks and financial institutions, there are many criteria that the Cornwall and The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) examines when an individual or business makes application for a business loan or equity investment. Don’t...

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