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U.S. College Admissions Bribery Scandal Includes CEOs, Celebrities

CBJ — A number of business executives and well-known Hollywood celebrities are among those who have been arrested and charged in relation to a bribery scandal to have their children [...]

Ontario Bans Classroom Cellphones

CBJ — It’s going to be a tough adjustment for some students, but cellphones will be banned in all Ontario school classrooms during instructional time, starting with the next school [...]

Google’s $35 Million Golden Parachute

CBJ — Despite allegations of sexual misconduct being leveled against him, a former Google executive was given a $35 million golden parachute upon his exit. The California-based company paid [...]

Imperial Metals Selling 70% Stake in Mine

CBJ — In need of acquiring working capital and paying off debt, Imperial Metals has signed a deal to sell a 70% stake in its Red Chris copper and gold mine in B.C. to Australia’s [...]

U.S. Retail Up in January

CBJ — U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in January thanks mainly to an uptick in the purchase of building materials. Figures released by the U.S. Department of Commerce indicate that [...]

Levi Strauss IPO

CBJ — Levi Strauss & Co is aiming to raise to raise the equivalent of $785 million in Canadian currency through an initial public offering, which would give it a market value of well [...]

Marriott Apologizes For Data Breach

CBJ — Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson has apologized to all those impacted by a massive data breach at its Starwood hotels. About 383 million guests had their personal information [...]

Huawei Lawsuit

CBJ — Chinese tech giant Huawei is taking the U.S. government to court and challenging a law that would restrict sales of its telecom equipment due to concerns about spying. Huawei wants a [...]

Erosion of Trust

CBJ — An erosion of trust. That is what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says was the fundamental reason that created a gaping chasm between he and his former Justice Minister and Attorney [...]

Butts Concludes Testimony

CBJ — Former Liberal Principal Secretary Gerald Butts has concluded his testimony in Ottawa before the House of Commons Justice Committee. The Conservatives on the committee put forth a [...]

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