CBJ News

Alberta Spending Millions on Pipeline Ads

CBJ — Recognizing the significance to the provincial economy, the Alberta government has spent north of $23 million on media advertising as a means to trying to convince Canadians that the [...]

Inflation Shoots Up

CBJ — The latest report from Statistics Canada indicates the annual inflation rate accelerated to an even 2% last month due to higher costs for air travel and vegetables. However, gasoline [...]

Oxford Suspends Huawei Research Funding

CBJ — Embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei has taken another direct hit to its credibility on word that London’s Oxford University is suspending research grants .  A halt has been [...]

More Problems for Huawei

CBJ — U.S. prosecutors have launched yet another criminal investigation of China’s Huawei Technologies — for allegedly stealing American trade secrets. There is now a growing movement [...]

Trade Data Delayed

CBJ — Statistics Canada will not publish international merchandise trade statistics for December as scheduled on February 5 due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown, which is now the [...]

Husky Withdraws Bid For MEG

CBJ — Husky Energy has made the decision to walk away from its attempt for a hostile takeover bid for MEG Energy when it became apparent there was not enough shareholder support to continue [...]

Airbus Expanding in Alabama

CBJ — Airbus is expanding its industrial presence in the United States on word of a new assembly plant for the A220 in Alabama. The European plane-maker will invest $300 million and create [...]

Snap Inc. Loses Another CFO

CBJ — Snap Inc. has announced its chief financial officer Tim Stone is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities after less than eight months on the job. Stone is the second CFO to [...]

Sears Still Open in U.S. — For Now

CBJ — Sears in the U.S. has avoided a liquidation process — at least for the time being — after the company’s chairman, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for the [...]

Ford & VW Teaming Up

CBJ — Volkswagen and Ford will join forces on commercial vans and pickup trucks and are exploring joint development of electric and self-driving technology. The alliance is designed to save [...]

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