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U.S. Tariffs On China Jump To 25%

CBJ — U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports will jump from 10% to 25% as negotiations continue between the two countries. Trump has twice [...]

First Canola — Now Pork

CBJ — China has lashed out against Canada for a second time and is now suspending Canadian permits of two Canadian pork exporters. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said that [...]

Assange Fights U.S. Extradition

CBJ — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is fighting an extradition order to the United States, where he would be put on trial on numerous criminal charges relating to the conspiracy to hack [...]

Volkswagen Holding Its Ground

CBJ — German automaker Volkswagen has had to wade through the choppy waters of its 2015 diesel scandal, but nonetheless it seems to be treading water with only a slight profit drop in its [...]

Barr Faces Mueller Report Questions

CBJ — In testimony before the U.S. Judiciary Committee, Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Mueller had sent a letter [...]

Canola Farmers Eligible For More Loans

CBJ — In light of the ongoing crisis with China, canola farmers are eligible to receive more loan payments interest-free from the federal government. The maximum loan limit through the [...]

Economy Pulls Back 0.1% in February

CBJ –The gross domestic product contracted by 0.1% in February following a 0.3% growth in the first month of 2019 according to figures released by Statistics Canada. The agency says both [...]

Hootsuite Layoffs

CBJ — Vancouver-based social media management company Hootsuite has laid off more than 100 employees. Oftentimes there are signs of change in the air and there have been rumours of a sale, [...]

Toyota Lexus NX to be Built in Ontario

CBJ — Toyota has announced it will be building the new Lexus NX SUV at its Cambridge, Ontario plant beginning within three years. The Cambridge factory currently produces the Toyota RAV4 [...]

Tesla Financing Plans

CBJ — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company could seek alternative sources of financing although it expects cash generated from its business to be enough to fund its investments and pay down [...]

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