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Canada-U.S. Secure Trade Deal

CBJ — It took 14 months of long, arduous negotiating but Canada and the U.S. finally reached an agreement on a new free trade deal and it came literally hours before the final deadline [...]

Ontario Ending Drive Clean Program

CBJ — The Ontario Drive Clean program will officially come to an end as of April 1, 2019. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement this morning. The Drive Clean program was initiated in [...]

Economy Up 0.2% in July

CBJ — The nation’s economy grew by 0.2% in July thanks in large part to the strength in the manufacturing sector. The figures released by Statistics Canada means that expectations are [...]

Shopify Investing $500M in Toronto

CBJ — Shopify Inc. is investing up to $500 million for a downtown Toronto development, more than doubling the company’s footprint in the city. The Ottawa-based e-commerce company will [...]

Google Acknowledges Privacy “Mistakes”

CBJ — Google, by far the world’s leading internet search engine, acknowledges it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony made by an executive of the Alphabet [...]

CBS To Open Production Hub in Canada

CBJ — U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a 26,000 square-foot television and film production facility in Mississauga by the middle of next year. The company says [...]

WTO Cuts Trade Growth Forecast

The World Trade Organization has lowered its global trade growth forecast for this year by one-half percentage point to 3.9%, saying increased trade tensions between large economies and [...]

Tariffs Cost Ford $1 Billion

CBJ — $1 billion. That’s how much the stifling metals tariffs have cost Ford Motor Co. to date, according to CEO James Hackett. This is in spite of the fact that most of the metals [...]

Will Eagle Spirit Pipeline Get NEB Approval?

CBJ — The $16-billion Eagle Spirit Pipeline project could win regulatory approval from the National Energy Board (NEB) if the federal government backs down on its plan to ban oil tanker [...]

Canada Post & CUPW Negotiations

CBJ — The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and Canada Post are continuing negotiations in order to come to an agreement on what has been a nine-month long stalemate regarding better [...]

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