CBJ News

Strong Job Creation in November

CBJ — Numbers released by Statistics Canada indicate the national economy added eight times more jobs than expected in November. Nationwide there were about 80,000 jobs gained, while the [...]

Ending NAFTA Would Hurt Growth: Bank Report

CBJ — A report issued by the Bank of Montreal concludes that ending the North American Free Trade Agreement would harm the U.S. and Canadian economies, while simultaneously hurting their [...]

Sobeys Cutting 800 Jobs

CBJ — Sobeys grocery chain is cutting 800 office jobs across Canada.  It’s part of a restructuring plan to create one more efficient national organization as opposed to having five [...]

Uber Data Breach

CBJ — Uber Technologies can’t confirm how many Canadians may be affected by an October 2016 security breach that the riding-hailing firm initially tried to cover up. The Office of the [...]

Loblaws Cleared By Investigation

CBJ — The federal Competition Bureau has dropped an investigation that Loblaws allegedly abused its dominant position in the Canadian grocery business in its dealings with suppliers. The [...]

HP Enterprise CEO Steps Down

CBJ — Meg Whitman is stepping down as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She’ll be replaced by Antonio Neri, the company’s current president. Whitman became CEO of the [...]

Bitcoin on the Rise

CBJ — Bitcoin has reached a new record high, surpassing the US$8,000 level, marking a near 50% increase in just over one week; that’s the equivalent of more than $10,500 Canadian [...]

High-pressure Sales Tactics Alleged by Bell Employee

CBJ — A report by the CBC outlines the working life of a longtime Bell Canada employee who describes the Toronto call centre she works in as “a non-stop nightmare,” where she [...]

Keystone XL Gets the Go Ahead

CBJ — After more than a decade of controversy it appears as if expansion of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline will move forward after it garnered approval from regulators in [...]

Keystone Leak in South Dakota

CBJ — Part of the existing Keystone oil pipeline system had to be turned off after a 5,000-barrel leak in South Dakota. The timing couldn’t have been worse with Nebraska in the throes [...]

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