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AT&T, Time Warner Merger Being Challenged

CBJ — The U.S. government is challenging AT&T attempt to acquire Time Warner. Opening arguments have been presented in the landmark antitrust case in federal court in Washington. The [...]

Facebook Facing Backlash over Alleged Access to Data

CBJ — The United States government as well as lawmakers in the European Union are applying more pressure to carry out an investigation into reports that a consultancy that worked on [...]

VIA Rail Gets Federal Funding

CBJ — Via Rail is set to replace its aging trains with brand new ones thanks to an announcement by the federal government that it will help fund the endeavour. Federal Transport Minister [...]

Class Action Against Beer Store Dismissed

CBJ — A class action lawsuit filed against the Beer Store more than three years ago has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court. The Beer Store says the case was without merit and now [...]

Ford Recall

CBJ — Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million mid-size cars, including about 62,500 in Canada, because the steering wheel can detach from the steering column, causing drivers to lose control [...]

WestJet and Pay Issues

CBJ — According to a report by the CBC, some WestJet¬†flight attendants are claiming the airline routinely pays its cabin crew less than minimum wage, since they are only paid for the amount [...]

Toys ‘R Us

CBJ — By all accounts it seems as if it’s business as usual for Toys R Us Canada amid reports that the retailer’s U.S. counterpart is preparing to liquidate operations south of [...]

Unemployment Drops to 5.8%

CBJ — About 15,000 new jobs were added nationwide in February, which was less than expectations, but still enough to drop the unemployment rate down to 5.8%. According to figures released [...]

Canada Exempt from U.S. Tariffs — For Now

CBJ — Canada and Mexico will be exempt from tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the United States, but there’s no guarantee that will be the case forever. U.S. President [...]

B.C. Gas Prices Soar

CBJ — Drivers in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland are paying near record prices for gasoline, with a litre of regular unleaded going for about $1.50 and it’s possible they [...]

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