CBJ News

Canopy Growth Buying U.S. Firm for $425M

CBJ — Canopy Growth, Canada’s largest cannabis grower, has signed a deal to buy Colorado-based hemp researcher Ebbu in a deal said to be worth more than $425 million. It’s a [...]

29 Million Facebook Accounts Hacked

CBJ — Facebook says hackers may have stolen personal data from as many as 29 million accounts worldwide during a recent breach of security. The compromised personal data could include such [...]

Wells Fargo Profit Rises

CBJ — Strong results were posted in the past quarter by Wells Fargo, which had a 32% spike in quarterly profit. Much of the gains are said to be on an effective cost-cutting plan while [...]

Airline Gaffe Could Have Been Worst Crash in Aviation History

CBJ — Officials with the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board have released a report that reveals a near collision of airliners in San Francisco last year was a few feet from becoming [...]

U.S. Eases off on Restrictions for Canadians in the Cannabis Industry

CBJ — Canadian citizens who work in the soon-to-be legal marijuana industry will now be permitted entry to the U.S. for person, non-work related matters. The U.S. Customs and Border [...]

Stronach Family Feud

CBJ — There was a time when Magna International founder Frank Stronach and Belinda Stronach seemed like they had the happiest father-daughter relationship anyone could ask for, both [...]

Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Government v Indigenous Consultation

CBJ — In a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada, the federal government does not have to consult Indigenous communities when drafting new legislation. The ruling came as the [...]

Cryptocurrency Theft Nears $1Billion

CBJ — Hacking has led to almost $1 billion in cryptocurrency theft over the past nine months, which is up 250% from the same time period last year when about $266 million was pilfered. [...]

CGI Expanding in Quebec

CBJ — CGI Group will create about 300 high-tech jobs over the next five years at a new digital innovation centre in Drummondville, Quebec, about 100km east of Montreal, where the company is [...]

Google Appeals $5B EU Fine

CBJ — Google is appealing a $5 billion antitrust fine by European Union authorities, who say the tech giant abused the dominance of its Android operating system to stifle competitors. [...]

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