CBJ News

Conservatives Sweep to Power in Ontario

CBJ — The Progressive Conservatives scored a decisive victory in the Ontario election on Thursday, the result of which will see leader Doug Ford come in as the new Premier-elect after his [...]

Dollarama May Have to Hike Prices

CBJ — The effects of the tariff war between Canada and the U.S. has already spread into the retail sector. Dollarama may be forced to raise prices on food and other goods imported from the [...]

Trump Talking Tough Prior to G7 Meeting

CBJ — It could be a rather tumultuous few weeks for U.S. President Donald Trump — even by his standards. There is the much talked about summit between he and North Korean dictator Kim [...]

Trump Wants Bilateral Talks

CBJ — U.S. President Donald Trump prefers to initiate separate bilateral trade talks with Canada and Mexico as opposed to renegotiating the trilateral NAFTA agreement, but Canada has thus [...]

Tesla Shares Up on Production Increase

CBJ — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the innovative automaker is now producing 500 of its Model 3 sedans each day and should reach its target of 5,000 per week by the end of this month. That [...]

Trade Deficit Down in April

CBJ — Canada’s merchandise trade deficit contracted sharply in April as exports rose to a record and imports moved downward. Figures released by Statistics Canada reveal the deficit [...]

New Coca-Cola Milk Plant for Ontario

CBJ — Coca-Cola Canada is committed to building a new facility in Peterborough, Ont. to produce lactose-free milk. The $85 million investment is expected to create 35 new jobs and support [...]

Impact of U.S. Tariffs Already Noticeable

CBJ — The impact of the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum has had immediate impacts. The government of Quebec is planning on offering help to its province’s steel producers as they [...]

Microsoft Makes $7.5 Billion Acquisition

CBJ — If you can’t beat ‘em, buy ‘em. That has seemed to be the long-held strategy of Microsoft, which is paying $7.5 billion for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the [...]

HBC Shares Down on Low Earnings Report

CBJ — Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC) is being forced to close as many as 10 of its Lord & Taylor stores through next year after posting bigger losses in the first quarter. Quarterly [...]

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