CBJ News

Unifor Workers Ratify Fiat Chrysler Deal

CBJ — Workers represented by Unifor at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles here in Canada have voted to approve a labour agreement with the American automaker. The agreement clears the way for Unifor [...]

Former Alberta Premier Killed in Plane Crash

CBJ — Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice was among the four people killed in a plane crash in British Columbia. The 60-year-old Prentice was aboard a twin-engine Cessna Citation that [...]

Yahoo Takeover Impacted by Hacking

CBJ — In a released statement Verizon Communications says it has a “reasonable basis” to believe Yahoo’s massive data breach of email accounts represents a material impact [...]

Raitt Likely to Seek Tory Leadership

CBJ — Conservative MP Lisa Raitt from Oakville, Ontario is stepping down from her role as finance critic to “continue discussions on the future leadership” of her party. The [...]

Canadian Deficit Forecasted to Be Much Higher

CBJ — Canada’s federal fiscal deficit over the next five years will be $16.5 billion more than what the government forecast in its March budget, according to a TD Economics report. Federal [...]

OPEC Oil Surplus in 2017

CBJ — OPEC reported a increase in its oil production in September to the highest in at least eight years and raised its forecast for 2017 non-OPEC supply growth, pointing to a larger [...]

Nortel Creditors Reach Liquidation Deal

CBJ — A settlement has been reached to end a lengthy battle over the disbursement of US$7.3 billion raised in Nortel Networks Corp.’s bankruptcy liquidation of assets. The former [...]

Wells Fargo CEO Leaves in Disgrace

CBJ — Call it a retirement. Call it a firing. The embarrassing exit of Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf (pictured) was entirely expected following a huge sales scandal that was [...]

Amaya and William Hill Discuss Merger

CBJ — Montreal-based online gambling company Amaya Inc. and British bookmaker William Hill are in talks to combine in a merger of equals. The all-share merger would be “consistent [...]

Fiat Chrysler and Unifor Reach Agreement

Fiat Chrysler and Unifor reached agreement on a new four-year contract just minutes before the union and its 9,750 workers would have been in a legal strike position. The union had threatened job [...]

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