CBJ News

WestJet and CUPE

CBJ — The Canada Industrial Relations Board has issued an interim order to allow the Canadian Union of Public Employees to represent cabin crew members of WestJet Airlines. The union had [...]

Tim Hortons Owner Has 87% Profit Increase

CBJ — Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King, posted a whopping 87% increase in profits during the second quarter, ended June 30. The massive [...]

Solid Economic Growth in May

CBJ — Stronger-than-expected growth in the Canadian economy in May points to another interest rate hike this fall but economists don’t think it will happen at the next Bank of Canada [...]

Manulife Joins Medical Marijuana Program

CBJ — Manulife Financial will launch the first medical marijuana program in the country this fall in conjunction with Shoppers Drug Mart. The program will be available as an option for [...]

Bombardier Lands $303M Rail Order

CBJ — The rail division of Montreal-based Bombardier has received a major boost in the arm on word that it has an order for 36 Francilien train sets to be used in the Ile-de-France commuter [...]

T-Mobile + Nokia = 5G

CBJ — American-owned T-Mobile has named Nokia of Finland to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network equipment, marking the world’s largest 5G deal so far and solid [...]

Canada Joins Talks on Auto Tariffs

CBJ — Canada is joining Mexico and other European and Asian auto-producing countries this week to plot strategy ahead of the potential imposition of tariffs on vehicles and auto parts [...]

Fox Shareholders Approve Disney’s Acquisition

CBJ — Shareholders at Twenty-First Century Fox have voted to approve Walt Disney’s $71 billion purchase of its film and television assets. Disney was forced to improve its offer after [...]

Premier Ford Making Huge Political Changes

CBJ — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is cutting the size of Toronto city council almost in half before the October election and he’s abolishing the idea of having the public vote for [...]

Nova Scotia Tourism Funding

CBJ — Nova Scotia is spending $6 million to upgrade some of its vital tourism attractions. Among those sites to be given a facelift include Peggy’s Cove and the Cabot Trail. Nova [...]

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