CBJ News

Peltz to Advise Aurora Cannabis

CBJ — Billionaire Nelson Peltz of the U.S. is joining Aurora Cannabis as a strategic adviser. The American billionaire is being given the option to purchase nearly 20 million shares for [...]

Spotify Files EU Complaint Against Apple

CBJ — Swedish music online business Spotify has complained to European Union regulators about Apple for allegedly abusing its dominant position in music streaming and stifling competition. [...]

Creditor Protection for Imperial Tobacco

CBJ — A judge in Toronto has granted Imperial Tobacco Canada creditor protection from having to pay 100,000 Quebec smokers who say their health has been adversely affected from smoking. [...]

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 [...]

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