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Economic Growth Slowed in Q1

CBJ — Economic growth cooled in the first quarter of the year to its lowest rate in almost two years. A sluggish housing market caused by more stringent mortgage rules is believed to be the [...]

Bayer Must Divest Assets to Acquire Monsanto

CBJ — The Competition Bureau is forcing Bayer to divest some of its Canadian canola, soybean and vegetable seed, traits and herbicide assets before it will allow the German pharmaceutical [...]

Bank Rate Remains at 1.25%

CBJ — Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz has announced that its key overnight trendsetting rate is going to remain at 1.25%. However, with the national economy showing signs of strength [...]

New U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Technology

CBJ — The United States is hammering China with more tariffs. This time the U.S. government will impose a 25% tax on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing “industrially [...]

Smoking Down in France

CBJ — Whether it’s the high cost of cigarettes and associated taxes or a commitment to healthier living, fewer French people were smoking in 2017. In fact, according to statistics [...]

Feds Taking Ownership of Trans Mountain

CBJ — With all the uncertainty surrounding the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, the federal government has decided to step in and pay $4.5 billion to buy the project and [...]

Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline Deadline is Approaching

CBJ — Efforts to save the $7.5 billion Trans Mountain pipeline project is now in the 11th hour, with Kinder Morgan Canada saying it will stick to its hard deadline to have all issues [...]

CP Rail Strike Looming

CBJ — The possibility of a strike at the country’s second-largest railway company is looming large as the unions representing train operators and signalling workers at Canadian [...]

Ontario Election – 3rd Debate

CBJ — With June 7 fast approaching, the governing Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, NDP and Green Party are getting their final shots in against their opponents while saying how they are [...]

Amazon Building an Ottawa Facility

CBJ — Amazon is reportedly set to build a large new one million square-foot facility in Ottawa, although the company has yet to confirm it. If the reports are true, it would be the largest [...]

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